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Martell makes 500th save for Blazers Girls Lacrosse team

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Millbrook trailed Saugerties by one goal at halftime on Wednesday, April 10, but the team made some adjustments and came out in the second half even stronger. Once again the defense played tough and only gave up four goals, led by Claire Martell at the net. Photo submitted

MILLBROOK — Claire Martell, goalie for  Millbrook’s girls lacrosse team, celebrated career save number 500 at the Wednesday, April 10, game against Saugerties. She made 10 additional saves in that game.

Coach Jillian Barnes praised the achievement, and said Claire is close to breaking the record.

“Taylor Goodwill, Class of ‘14, had 534 saves,” said Barnes, “and Martell is getting close to reaching the title belonging to Goodwill, the all time Millbrook save holder.”

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