Melissa Frio; Tantasqua Regional.
Frio, Tantasqua's No. 2 all-time scorer, sparked the Warriors
to the Mid-Mass Lacrosse League championship and the Central Mass.
tournament semifinals. She had 58 goals and 24 assists during the
regular season to place second in the league in scoring while collecting
MMLL All-Star honors for the first time. She scored three goals in each
of Tantasqua's last two victories, both over Nipmuc Regional, in
the regular-season finale, then the tournament quarterfinals. In
basketball, she was named to the All-SWCL second team, and in soccer she
was selected to the SWCL's first team. Her sister Jessie also
helped the Warriors this season with 22 goals and six assists. Frio is
headed to Duke University in the fall, and after college would like
"to find a job I love that makes a positive difference." She
is the daughter of Peggy and Louis Frio of Sturbridge.
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