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Madawaska bows to Ashland in girls D North quarterfinal

ASHLAND, Maine — The Ashland Hornets made short work of the visiting Madawaska Owls on Tuesday, Oct. 25, earning a shutout victory in a Class D quarterfinal.

No. 3 Ashland (12-3) had little trouble getting the ball past No. 6 Madawaska (7-9) in Tuesday’s game as goals came early and often.

In the first half, Kayla Maclean quickly scored the first two goals with assists by Izzy Ayotte and Layla Burby to begin Ashland’s rally. The Hornets quickly followed up with two more goals from Abby Doughty and Burby. 

Maclean scored another goal off a corner shot with Hornet Burby, netting the last goal of the first half at 3:02 to bring the score up 6-0.

In the second half, Hornet Burby scored back-to-back goals with Maclean netting her last goal. Hornet Emma Doughty got the final goal of the match to close out the game at 10-0.

Owl goalie Dianiliz Conde-Silva had 20 saves, while Hornet goalie Michaela Carney made five saves.

No. 3 Ashland had 58 shots to No. 6 Madawaska’s 10 shots throughout the game. 

The Hornets advance to the semifinals, where they will travel to No. 2 Wisdom (15-0) on Friday, Oct. 28. The Pioneers advance with a 7-0 shutout over No. 10 Easton.

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