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May 15, 2013

Tuesday's Area roundup: Marblehead boys track clinches NEC South, finishes with perfect record

BOYS TRACK

The Marblehead boys track team finished with a perfect 7-0 record to capture the Northeastern Conference South title in a 77 2/3- 58 1/3 win over Gloucester yesterday.

Senior captain Josh Beloff remained undefeated and picked up the win in the 200 (22.4), triple jump (41-5), long jump (20-0) and anchored the 4x100 relay team (46.7).

“He got 20 points for us every meet,” head coach Brian Crowley said. “Josh was definitely a major factor in our success.”

The Magicians also saw wins from Dan Marino (discus), Derek Dumais (shot), Mitch Norcross (high jump) and Chris Wiley (100).

Peabody 93, Revere 38: The Tanners wrapped up the Northeastern Conference North title by winning 11 of 15 events. Chris Cennami provided the biggest highlight, winning two events, including setting a new school record in the 100. Cennami’s 10.6 in the 100 broke John Studley’s record of 10.7. Cennami also won the 200 in 22.8.

Thomas Drover also won the 400 hurdles (59.1) and javelin (154-0) for Peabody. Owen Brewster (400, 53.2), Christian Cedullo (110 hurdles, 15.1), Ben Martinez (triple jump, 42-3), Alex Marcus (2-mile, 10:50) and Marcus Vieira (discus, 126-0) also won events for the Tanners.

Bishop Fenwick 73, Archbishop Williams 62: Junior Charlie Maistrellis won the long jump and picked up seconds in the 100 and 200 and the Crusaders finished the regular season 8-1. Nick Tambini won both the 110 and 400 hurdle events and Dan Deschenes led a sweep of the 800. Andrew Carlin picked up a win in the high jump, Patrick Corcoran won the discus and Miles Connor won the javelin.

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Swampscott 5, Danvers 0: The Big Blue’s Anna Raptunovich outlasted Danvers’ Rachel Ziner in a two hour match at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (10-5) as Swampscott improved to 11-2. Also winning for the Big Blue were Vivian Gere (6-0, 6-0) and Veronica Pyatigorskaya (6-0, 6-1) as well as Allegra Walker/Jessica Zolott (6-1, 6-2) and Natalia Andrushchenkes/Michele Snyder (6-2, 6-0).

Ipswich falls: The Tigers lost to Lynnfield, 5-0, and wound up falling to Amesbury 3-2 in a match that was continued after it was stopped due to rain last week. Ashley Sulkin and Hannah Lynch picked up the wins in the contest against Amesbury.

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