Gloucester Daily Times
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Manchester Essex 2 North Andover 2
The Hornets (16-1-1) finish the regular season on a high note earning a draw against one of the top teams in Division 1. With the win Manchester Essex on on course to have the No. 2 seed in the Division 2 North tournament, pairings will be released this coming week.
Anna Heffernan scored the Hornets first goal with an assist from Brittany Smith. Heffernan then assisted on Paige Zeval’s second half goal to tie the score at 2-2. Maddi Bistrong had five saves in goal.
“This was a great game against a great team,” Hornets head coach Andrea Slaven said. “It’s a really strong finish to our regular season and I’m so glad this is the game that got us prepared for the tournament.”