Acton-Boxborough 11, Needham 8 – Cronin leads Revolution past Rockets in 1st round of Players Cup

ACTON - School vacation weeks can be a bit weird when it comes to high school athletics. Routines are off during the day and sleep schedules are all out of whack. Sometimes, it makes for a less-than-perfect product on the field, court or ice. In the case of Needham and Acton-Boxborough, it was a bit sloppy in the first round of The Players Cup on Tuesday. Ultimately, 17 saves from Needham goalie Tommy Peabody wasn't enough as the Revolution beat the Rockets 11-8 behind four goals and an assist for Joseph Cronin. A-B (5-1) advances to play Duxbury in the semifinals on Thursday. Needham (3-3) moves to the consolation bracket. "I don't know what...maybe we had too many video game

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