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July 4, 2013

Salem News 2013 Girls Lacrosse All-Stars

2013 GIRLS LACROSSE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

AMY ARNOLD

Masconomet Senior

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For the past few years, Amy Arnold has been a star for the Masconomet girls lacrosse team. Somehow, she managed to do it in a quiet way, never drastically outplaying or overshadowing other great players from the area.

As a senior, however, it was hard to overlook what Arnold meant to the Chieftains.

Arnold had another fantastic season, scoring 71 goals and adding 19 assists. She was the team leader in goals and was among the top two or three Masconomet players in virtually every other category. She was second in ground balls (51), pass blocks (15), draw controls (54), and caused turnovers (15).

Her outstanding on-field performance led to being named a United State Lacrosse All-American. In addition, Arnold was named the Cape Ann League Division 1 Player of the Year and was also selected as an Eastern Mass. Girls Lacrosse Coaches’ Association All-Star.

As Masco’s senior captain Arnold had some huge games this season, but none bigger than her seven-goal explosion in a 14-5 victory over Acton-Boxborough in the Division 2 North quarterfinals.

Arnold was recruited to play at the University of Florida, where she’ll spend the next four years.

The All-Stars

Grace Celona

Bishop Fenwick Senior

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A talented scorer, Celona became Bishop Fenwick’s all-time leader in points ... Produced 72 goals and 33 assists as a senior ... Named Catholic Central League MVP and selected as an Eastern Mass. all-star ... Earned the Bishop Fenwick MVP and took home the MVP Award for the North team at the Agganis Classic ... Scored six goals in a win over Archbishop Williams ... Will continue playing at Iona College.

Meggie Collins

Marblehead Senior

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A high-scoring midfielder, Collins graduated with 305 career points (181 goals and 124 assists) ... Named team MVP, Northeastern Conference MVP, NEC all-star and first team Eastern Mass. All-Star ... Scored three goals in her final game, a loss to Winchester in the Division 2 North final ... The MHS senior class president, Collins will continue playing lacrosse next year at Trinity College.

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