By Eamon Convey @ConveyWEEI
PEABODY — The Reading Rockets overcame Middlesex League rivals Melrose and Winchester in the Division 2 North Sectionals, and have now defeated Division 2 South Sectional champion Scituate, by a score of 11-9, to advance to the Division 2 State Championship on Saturday.
Reading (15-7) was led by the offensive 1-2 punch of Colin Comeford (5 Goals) and Dom Masucci (3 Goals), while also receiving one goal each from Jack Geiger and Mike Tobin, who were the focal points of the Scituate defense all evening.
Scituate was led by senior Dave Murray, who concluded his fantastic senior season with 4 goals on the night.
Scituate ends their 2018 South sectional championship season with a 16-7 record and their best season since 2012.
The D2 State Championship is now set, as Reading will take on Concord-Carlisle at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Boston University’s Nickerson Field. C-C defeated Longmeadow 9-7 in the other state semifinal game