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High School Lacrosse: Canton Girls' Win Is A First

When the Canton High girls lacrosse team lost its opening game to Avon April 8, coach Sean Cole wasn't happy. He knew his team should have won. When Canton trailed Granby 4-1 Wednesday, it looked like another loss. It wasn't. With 14 seconds left, after Granby had tied the game, sophomore Grace Giancola won the faceoff, sprinted up the left side and scored with four seconds remaining. It was the first time Canton had beaten Granby in program history. "It's huge. For Canton to come out and win this game is huge on many levels. The confidence [it will give us]," Cole said. Giancola led Canton with four goals and took every faceoff, winning about 75 percent,...

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