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October 24, 2013

Hillie golfer stuns competitors at MVC Championship

Sean Bellemore shocked the field last Thursday at the Merrimack Valley Conference Golf Championship.

The sophomore fired a 74 to win the event at Vesper Country Club in Tynsgsboro. Ryan Cronin also had a good outing for the Hillies, shooting a 78 to finish tied for third.

Runner comes out on top

Riley Gilmore also earned an impressive individual title over the weekend.

The senior finished first at the 2013 Catholic Memorial Invitational. She ran the Franklin Park Course in 19:32 to finish atop the field of 92 runners. Both Hillie cross country teams will compete in the 2013 MVC Championship on Saturday in Tewksbury.

Girls volleyball and soccer teams excel

Two more banners will be updated in the Mansfield Gymnasium.

Both the girls volleyball and girls soccer teams defended their MVC titles this fall with outstanding seasons.

The volleyball team won eight of its last nine matches to improve to 12-3 on the season. The Hillies had a big 3-0 win over Central Catholic last Wednesday to clinch their second straight league championship. They close out the regular season on Friday, when they host Lawrence at 5:30 p.m.

The girls soccer team has won five straight league contests to also claim an MVC crown.

The Hillies are now 9-1-4 on the year, with their only loss coming to the state’s No. 1 team. They finish up the regular season at Methuen on Thursday.

Boys soccer team faces North Andover in season closer

The boys soccer team has been playing well as of late.

The squad had back-to-back wins over Central Catholic and Lowell before playing to a 2-2 tie with Dracut. The Hillies finish the season on Thursday at home against North Andover.

Homecoming game Friday at Trinity Stadium

The homecoming football game will be Friday night at Trinity Stadium when the Hillies host North Andover at 7 p.m.

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