Billerica, Melaugh claim thrilling win
Ben Melaugh led the way with 3 goals and 3 assists as Billerica edged Newton North, 9-8, in an MIAA Division 1 East boys lacrosse first-round game.
Division 1 East
Newton North 8
Cam Slatton made his presence felt on offense with 3 goals and 2 assists for the Indians (16-5).
Peter Walters, Sean Farmer and Russ Tedford scored 1 goal each. Billerica goalie P.J. Smith made 13 saves. Ed Janakowski, Brian Leclaire, Bryan Peterson and Nick Delmonico played strong defensive games. The Indians will play at Lincoln-Sudbury (15-5) in a quarterfinal Wednesday at 5 p.m.