Hopkinton Hillers Boys Soccer Advances to 2022-23 D2 Championship with 4-3 Win!

By Tom Nappi, News Director
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The #2 seeded Hopkinton Boys Soccer team took down Bedford 4 to 3 on Tuesday Night at Doyle Field in Leominster in the State Semi's to advance on to the D2 State Championship. Hopkinton improves to 19 wins, 1 loss and 2 ties and will take on #1 seeded Oliver Ames who is also (19-1-2) on the season. The State Championship game will take place on Saturday, November 19th at 5:30pm at Walpole High School.

Playoff Results:
Round of 32: #34 Fitchburg (11-5-2) – 0 @ #2 Hopkinton (15-1-2) – 1 F/OT (11/6)
Round of 16: #18 Sharon (7-6-6) – 0 @ #2 Hopkinton (16-1-2) – 1 F/2ot (11/9)
Round of 8: #10 Wayland (12-5-3) – 2 @ #2 Hopkinton (17-1-2) – 3 F/PK’s (11/13)
Semi-Finals: #3 Bedford (14-2-2) – 3 @ #2 Hopkinton (18-1-2) – 4 (11/15 @ Doyle Field, Leominster)

Semi-Finals Scoring:
20:54 (1st Half) - Aryan Samaga assisted by Declan Mick (1-0)
32:13 (2nd Half) - Sean Golembiewski assisted by Peter DeMichele (2-0)
27:53 (2nd Half) - Sean Golembiewski assisted by Peter DeMichele (3-0)
19:44 (2nd Half) - Bedford Goal (3-1)
8:22 (2nd Half) - Bedford Goal (3-2)
3:30 (2nd Half) - Peter DeMichele (4-2)
1:47 (2nd Half) - Bedford Goal (4-3)

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Photo Courtesy: John Ritz