The Amherst Boys Soccer team beat Leominster, 1-0, to win their State Semifinal. They advance to the State Finals, against Needham, on Friday night at 7 o’clock. Frontier Girls Volleyball beat Archbishop Williams, 3-0, to move on to the State Finals on Saturday, against Lynnfield.
Meanwhile, five other Western Mass teams played for a spot in the State Final, and unfortunately saw their season come to an end. Longmeadow Field Hockey lost 1-0 against Shrewsbury, to see their season come to an end. Frontier Field Hockey lost 2-0 in the Divison II State Semis, against Oakmont.
In Division III Soccer, Hopkins Boys Soccer and Lenox Girls Soccer both saw their seasons ended by Sutton. Hopkins lost 1-0, Lenox lost 2-0.
And the Division I Girls Soccer champion from Western Mass, Minnechaug, saw their season end against Nashoba, Wednesday night. A 2-0 loss for the Falcons, brought a dream season to a close.
Congrats to all the Western Mass Champions, on their trips into the State Playoffs, and good luck to the four remaining Pioneer Valley teams, playing for State Championships this weekend.
State Finals Schedule
Amherst Boys Soccer vs. Needham, Friday 7:30 pm (@ Worcester State Univ.)
Frontier Girls Volleyball vs. Lynnfield, Saturday 12 pm (Algonquin Regional High School)
Longmeadow Girls Volleyball vs. Melrose, Saturday 3 pm (Algonquin Regional High School)
Belchertown Girls Soccer vs. Medfield, Saturday 3 pm (Worcester State Univ.)