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NEEDHAM – The Framingham High girls soccer team travelled to Needham on Tuesday and battled the Rockets to a 1-1 tie.

The Flyers are now 9-4-3 overall.

Framingham will host Milton High on Thursday, October 27, at 4 p.m. at Fuller Middle.

The seniors on the team will be honored at a game against Chelsea High on Sunday, October 30 at Bowditch Field at 6 p.m. under the lights.

That is the last regular season game of the season. The Flyers have already qualified for post-season play.

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Fifteen minutes in to the game yesterday, Sophia Wendt rocketed a shot from outside into the box.

Ten minutes later, Needham was able to get the ball across the goal line, but the play was called offside by the referee, and the goal was disallowed.

Both teams battled with equal possession throughout the first half, but with under 10 minutes left in the first half, the Rockets tied the game 1-1

The battle between the two Bay State Conference opponents continued in the second half with possession changing constantly, due to a number of 50/50 balls.

The Flyers defense was led by seniors Ali Jones and Natalie Kirkpatrick.

Framingham High’s offense threatened to break the tie with a couple of great build-ups, but the shots went high over the net.

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Goalie Lilly Vermilya made a huge save at the end of the game.

She confidently came out of the net to face an opponent, who broke through the last defender. Taking the opponent on one-on-one, she block the shot and then pounced onto the ball.

Photo from a pervious game this season

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.