A look at highlights from the first two nights of MIAA Girls tournament preliminary round action. Action continues Wednesday with a host of games.
* Paige Murphy scored a pair of third period goals to lead #19 Reading to a 3-0 win over #14 Wayland/Weston. Solana O’Shea had a first period goal for the Rockets. WarCats goaltender Deven Dacey made 39 saves. Wayland/Weston finished at 10-7-4.
* Grace Landolfi broke a scoreless tie in the third period and Ani Flaherty sealed the deal with an empty net goal in #17 Duxbury’s 2-0 shutout victory over #16 Masconomet. The Chieftains ended their season at 10-7-4.
* Third-seeded Braintree advanced to the first round, getting two goals from senior Allie DeCoste and single tallies by Lila Shea and Stella Shea in a 4-1 win over #30 Westford Academy. The Grey Ghosts finished at 8-9-4.
* Cassie McDonald had a hat trick and Krista Anderson scored twice as #16 Medfield/Norton blanked Bishop Stang, 5-0. The Spartans’ season ended at 10-8-3.
* #13 Dedham advanced with a 6-1 win over Pembroke. Defenseman Maille Crowley led the attack with two goals and two assists. Kassidy Hickey added two goals as well for the Marauders.
* Shea McDonald‘s overtime goal was the difference in #18 Burlington’s 5-4 win over #15 Cohasset/Hanover. Bella Hacker and Siena Berardinelli each had two goals for the Lady Devils, and Colleen McMakin was solid in goal. Sofia King had a hat trick for Cohasset/Hanover, whose season ended at 9-7-3.
* #14 Norwood also advanced in extra time, as Marissa Cataldo was the hero in the Mustangs’ 2-1 win. After Bailey McDevitt had given Wakefield a 1-0 lead, Allie McDonough tied it for the Mustangs in the second period. Wakefield finished at 8-9-4.
* Jacqui Poulack scored three goals and Colleen Quirk, Emma Tavilla and Caroline Gates had two each in #10 Natick’s big win over #23 Leominster.
* #22 Winchester got two goals apiece from Nikki Micciche and Whitney Krayer and 20 saves from Amy Scali in a 5-2 conquest of #11 Bishop Fenwick. Mary Lou Coakley also scored for the Sachems, while Abbey Millman had both goals for the Crusaders, who finished at 12-6-3.