Swampscott’s Abby Eichler had five goals and one assist in a loss to North Middlesex in the Div. 3 tournament Round of 32 Wednesday at Blocksidge Field. (Item File Photo)
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Swampscott girls lacrosse comes up short in Div. 3 Round of 32

SWAMPSCOTT — The Swampscott girls lacrosse team was able to battle back from a six-goal halftime deficit Wednesday afternoon, but in the end the No. 14 Big Blue just didn't quite have enough firepower to pull out a victory — falling to No. 19 North Middlesex by a score of 17-13 in a Division 3 tournament Round of 32 game at Blocksidge Field. 

Abby Eichler and Coco Clopton each had five goals and one assist to lead the offensive attack for the Big Blue, while Brooke Waters finished the night with two goals and one assist. Sophia Ciciotti notched one goal, while Scarlett Ciciotti notched one assist in the loss.

The Big Blue got off to a bit of a slow start, falling behind 2-0 in the opening two minutes before getting a goal from Clopton. But North Middlesex answered back with two more goals of its own, stretching its lead …

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