Central Cath. hires Piatelli, MacDonald for lacrosse

Central Catholic Athletic Director Ernie DiFiore announced the hirings of Chris Piatelli and Ashley MacDonald as head coaches for the boys and girls lacrosse programs, respectively.

Piatelli, 29, is a Marblhead resident and graduate of Albany (N.Y.) Academy who has coached abroad in Australia, as well as an assistant at Noble & Greenough in the ISL. Piatelli has also coached a number of Middlesex Bears club teams to tournament championships.

MacDonald, 27, is a Billerica resident and graduate of Billerica High who played collegiately at the University of New England. She was previously the co-head coach at Central the last two seasons, and before that ran the JV team.