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Friday, June 2, 2000


Girls win soccer sportsmanship award and the title!

The C-C GU-12 team stormed Framingham over Memorial Day Weekend and came away with four wins, the championship trophy, and the coveted Sportsmanship Award. The final was a 2-0 classic against a strong Dedham team. Goals by Julie Gray (a breakaway), and Stevie Pearl (a tap-in on a cross from Ashley McManama) were the difference on offense. Sweeper Damara Hawley dominated the defensive end, as she had all tournament, playing every minute of every game. In the Round Robin, C-C first beat Weymouth 3-1, coming from behind with scores from McManama, Kathy Nyholm, and Emily Ridgers and some strong cross-field passing from Elise Lehotsky and Sarah Franklin. The Woburn win came on a Jamie Longo rocket from the left which left the keeper sprawling while Sarabeth Henderson and Kathryn Bailey kept the offensive Woburn players away from C-C's net. Pearl was the filling in several Woburn sandwiches bouncing off the turf time and again. Sudbury headed C-C for a half but succumbed to an inspired second half effort led by the all-around determined play of Anna Parrott. C-C's pressure finally paid off in the form of an Ariel Morrison twenty-five yard blast (which she called in advance) and a Gray penalty kick. Sarah Takvorian was at her experienced best controlling play from fullback and igniting breakaways. Courtney Ford showed great footwork leaving several confused Sudbury players in her dust. Having clinched as winners of the Round Robin, C-C fell to Dedham 2-1 who needed the win to advance. Nyholm got her second goal to even the score in the second half and Lehotsky nearly got knocked out trying to prevent the winning goal for Dedham.

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