, Salem, MA

October 17, 2012

Area roundup: Danvers field hockey shuts down Peabody

The Salem News


Danvers 2, Peabody 0: Courtney Torchia scored off a corner on an assist from Sarah Potter and then Potter connected on a rebound to seal the game late for Danvers (6-5-3). “It was a great team win and I can’t stress the word team enough,” said Danvers head coach Barbara Damon. “It was one of the better games we’ve played all season and just a delight for the coach to watch.”

Manchester 6, Amesbury 0: Senior forward Allyson Conway and junior forward Anna Heffernan had a goal each for the Hornets (13-1).

Bishop Fenwick 7, Dracut 0: Jen Jordan (hat trick), Nicole Rappoli (two goals) and Katie Hart (three assists) really carried the offense for Fenwick (4-6-3) while Halle Mahoney, Maura Benson and Caitlin Pollard anchored the defense. Natalie Moore and Grace Celona had a goal each for the Crusaders.

Masconomet 6, Hamilton-Wenham 1: Junior Belle Ives poured in five goals for Masco (13-0-1) with Rachel Rogal scoring the other goal and Maddie Doyle, Maddie LaFreniere, Becca Phillips and Katherine Guinee adding assists. Junior Phoebe MacCurrach had the only H-W (3-8) goal while junior Eliza Webber stood out on defense.

Swampscott 5, Revere 0: Tori Thistle scored a pair of goals and added two assists as the Big Blue bumped their record to 12-1-1. Danielle Mayblum, Nora Walker and Aly Alyward also scored while Aimee Alyward had two assists and Alexa Steriti added one assist.

Marblehead 3, Salem 1: Maggie Forbes, Abby Nye and Tyler Phillips had the goals for Marblehead (8-3-2) with Phillips and Hannah Fobart providing assists. Midfielder Mimi Goetz, defender Sydney Andrews and defender Peri Bial had strong outings for the Magicians while Joanna Coleman had the goal for Salem (3-9-2).

Beverly 4, Revere 0: Katie Pietrini had two goals for the once beaten Panthers (13-1). Normally the starting goalie, Felicity Otterbein played attack and finished with an assist, while Nicole Woods made a save for the shutout.


Peabody 6, Revere 1: Hayley Dowd scored four goals and an assist for the Tanners (13-0) in the first half as Peabody led 5-0 at the break. Caroline Colbert and Erika Nelson finished with a goal and an assist each while Nicole Pavao stopped three of four shots when she made her first appearance in goal at the varsity level.

Salem 4, Lynn English 2: Sydney Hanford scored twice in four minutes to snap a 2-2 tie and lift the Witches (4-7-2) to their fourth win of the season. Deema Hejleh had two goals and assisted on Hanford’s winner while Hanford and Gabby Rocheville also earned helpers.

NST/EA 5, Greater Lawrence 0: Kourtney Kellard had two goals for the Bulldogs (6-8-1) which bumped its Commonwealth Coast Conference record to 6-6-1. Keely Gallagher (one goal, one assist), Sienna Smeland-Wagman (one goal, two assists) and Lexi Cook (one goal) also contributed on offense while Lindsey McGovern was fantastic on defense.

danvers 4, saugus 0: The Falcons (10-1-1 NEC) move to 10-2-2 overall behind a two-goal performance by Meghan Kenny. Kylie Plaza finished with a goal and assist, while Shannon Pohle rounded out the scoring for Danvers. Keeper Leah Ciampa made two saves for her seventh shutout of the season.

beverly 6, lynn classical 1: Eva Gourdeau and Caitlin Harty recorded two goals and one assist to move the Panthers to 11-2 overall. Kristen O’Connor and Allison Collins each added a marker in the NEC Large contest. Hardy’s goal total (33) ties a school record, which is held by head coach Kristin Simpson.

swampscott 2, marbleHead 1: The Big Blue (7-3-3) took a 2-0 lead into halftime time after goals from Erin Cassidy and Priscilla Sullivan.


Beverly 3, Lynn Classical 2: Brendan Cronin scored his third goal in two games for the Panthers (8-3-2) and this one proved to be the game winner. After Classical scored to take a 1-0 lead, Ryan Santo and Conor Leahy (assist) scored goals to put Beverly back on top as Santo recorded his first career marker at the varsity level.

Revere 3, Peabody 2: Ben Manoogian and Tommy Drover scored in the second half for Peabody (7-2-3) but it wasn’t enough to overcome a three-goal deficit in the first half.

danvers 5, saugus 0: Senior captain Matt Hogan led the scoring for the Falcons (10-2-1) with three goals and an assist. Eric Martin chipped in with a pair of scores, while freshman Cam Borstein recorded his first varsity shutout turning away nine shots.

nst/Essex Aggie 2, nashoba tech 1: Freshman Josh Zwiercan recorded both goals for the Bulldogs (6-4-4). Jeremy Smalley came in in the second half and played outstanding in goal.

Salem 3, Lynn English 1: Robert Abreu tallied a pair of scores for the Witches (9-2-2), while Jason Alas scored a single marker. Brendon Caliri and Nathan Russell recorded assists.


NST/EA 3, Lynn Voke 0: Rihannon Lane was strong in her setting and Kiah Byrd served extremely well for NST/EA (10-4) which won in straight games (25-10, 25-10, 25-18).

Bishop Fenwick St. Mary’s 0: Junior captains Kate Lipka and Gianna Pizzano combined for 15 kills and Julie Ywuc added 13 assists as Fenwick (12-4) topped St. Mary’s in straight games (25-9, 25-10, 25-11). Siobhan McConnell had eight straight service points.


Marblehead 43, Saugus 29: Connor Green and Owen Picariello both shot 37 for Marblehead (10-2-1) which is now 10-0 in the Northeastern Conference Small. Trevor Jones shot a 38 for the Magicians and Kyle Maulden shot a 39.

Swampscott 46.5, LE 25.5: Kevin Marescalchi medaled (39 points) with a three-over for Swampscott (11-5) which is 5-5 in the Northeastern Conference.

Ipswich 129, Lynnfield 113: The Tigers moved to 4-11 behind junior Quinn O’Connor’s 28 points. Senior Adam Stellineand junior Ryan Mulkerin each chipped in 23 points.

Masco 162, Hamilton-Wenham 99: Brothers Charlie and George May contributed 32 points each for Masco (12-1) while Danny Reblin added 27 points.

Danvers 125, Salem 87: Colby Sedlier led the way with 28 points, while Mike Planskey finished with 25 for the Falcons. Tim Richmond was the high man for Salem with 26 points and AJ Darmaty recorded 18.


Fenwick splits: The Crusaders topped Austin Prep, 21-40 but lost to Spellman 24-31 to finish the dual meet season at 6-1. Bryan Mendes was third overall (16:59) and Dan Deschenes took fourth overall (17:25) for the Crusaders.

Marblehead 25, Swampscott 36: The Big Blue (4-3) took the top two spots in winner Peter Hale (16:15) and Matt Mahoney (16:20), but Marblehead did the rest of the scoring and won the meet.

The Magicians move to 5-2 overall with finishes from AJ Ernst (3rd, 16:44), Nate Fawler (4th, 17:02) and Chris Rodts (5th, 17:04).

St. John’s Prep 21, Xaverian 36: St. John’s Prep improved to 4-0 and captured the Catholic Conference Championship. Liam Dow (15:36), Tim Loehner (15:37) and Tom O’Shea (15:51) took the top three spots respectively with Nick Fecteau (16:05) taking sixth and Brendan Massey was ninth (16:16).

gloucester 17, danvers 44: The Falcons even out at 3-3 behind top runners James Baily, Kevin Hebert and Ryan Heber.

Salem 25, Lynn English 31: Senior captain Aidan Scrimgeour set a new course record (Winter Island, Salem) with a time of 18:04 and captured first overall for the Witches (3-4).

Beverly 15, Classical 50: Beverly finished up the dual meet season at 5-2. Alex Greco, Campbell Wood, Michael Scott, Anthony Morrissey and Chad Anderson finished together in first for the Panthers.


Fenwick Swept: The Crusaders dropped to 4-3 after falling to Spellman 20-37 and Austin Prep 21-36. Bishop Fenwick saw Arianna Maida take third overall (19:42) and Hannah Smith finish eighth overall (21:09).

Beverly 15, Lynn Classical 50: The Panthers wrapped up the regular season at 6-1 as Nicole Demars won the race, followed by Mary Brandt and Julianna Wesley.

Marblehead 21, Swampscott 40: Janaya Randall took first overall for Marblehead (5-1) with a time of 19:49. The Magicians also took third in Paige Ferruci (20:38) and fourth in Sarah Oliver (20:49) to emerge victorious.

Swampscott’s Isabella Kornitsky finished second (20:25) and Alison Carr was fifth (21:22).

Danvers 22, Gloucester 33: Sophomore Catalina Dominick took the top spot with a time of 20:42 for the Falcons (4-2). Allison Barker (2nd, 21:48) and Jessica Driscoll (5th, 23:12) rounded out the top finishers for Danvers.

Salem 15, Lynn English 50: Marlena Udden won the race and set a new course record with a time of 20:51 to move the Witches to 2-5 overall.


Endicott 2, Nichols 1: Connor Gibbs scored his first of the season, deflecting an Alex Elia throw, to lift the Gulls (8-6-3, 3-2-2 CCC) to a road conference win. Justin Lavallee scored on a pass from Jordan Daniel in the first half and EC keeper Dan Higgins made four saves.


Salem State 5, Worcester State 0: The teams of Michelle McEwen/Maddy Ward and Jessica Spinale/Anna Yaskell won at the top two doubles spots as Salem State (7-4) advanced in the Little East tournament. McEwen and Ward also won singles matches while Lauren Woods/Tara Garvey completed the sweep.


Salem State 3, Mass. Maritime 0: The Lady Vikings won at their Dig Pink event to raise money and awareness for breast cancer, taking all three sets with 22 service aces. Kenia McKeon had seven aces and three kills, Karya Bowen had five aces and three kills and Morgan Rae Shambo had 14 assists.

Endicott 3, Wentworth 0: The Gulls (10-16) won 25-16, 25-15, 25-16 behind Callie Dolan’s eight kills and two blocks. Hannah Dahlgren contributed eight kills and four blocks to the winning effort.