, Salem, MA

May 15, 2013

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

The Salem News


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.


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.

Peabody 5, Lynn Classical 0: The Tanners (11-2) swept in singles plays with as Rachael Gillis (6-0, 6-3), Winger Ma (7-5, 6-1) and Dany Chhan (6-0, 6-1) won at first, second and third singles respectively. Anna Grimalyak/Kayla Hodas (6-1, 6-2) and Eleni Tetronelis/Beverly Ejiofor (6-2, 6-2) took doubles play.

Marblehead 5, Salem 0: The Magicians continue their undefeated ways with their 14th win of the season. Anna Valuev (6-1), Hannah Cohen (6-3, 6-3) and Alice Yuta (6-0, 6-1) had wins in singles action, while Eliza Fitzgerald/Liz Leykin (6-2, 6-0) and Alex Hamelburg/Lindsey Marden (6-1, 6-0) swept at doubles.

Masconomet 3, Hamilton-Wenham 2: Danielle Dunn (7-0), Lexi Palumbo (8-3) and Evelyn Harbert (7-2) swept in singles play as the Chieftains improve to 9-5.

Both of the Generals’ wins came in doubles play, Carly Flores/Colleen Ford (8-2) and Darby Mackintosh/Jessie Goldberg (8-3).


North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 9, Revere 9: Goalie Kylie Morgan made 19 saves to ensure her team earned at least one point. Madison Overholt scored three goals, Lydia Ledonne added two and Jillian Morrell, Courtney Panaro and Grace McNally each scored once for the Bulldogs (4-10-1). Kayla Morgan had an excellent game on defense as well.


Marblehead 8, Gloucester 7: The Magicians (12-3) held on to win their 11th straight despite nearly allowing a five goal lead to slip away.


Marblehead wins Two: The Magicians split their team to play two matches delayed last week by rain, beating Peabody 5-0 and Salem 4-1. Against Peabody, Chris Wigglesworth (6-2, 6-2), Dimitri Vlassov (6-0, 6-0) and Jason Frost won along with Adam Linksy/Alex Rothbard (6-2, 7-6) and Brian Hough/David Leahy (6-0, 6-1).In the Salem match, winners were Miles Barry (6-0, 6-0), Griffin Butterfield (1-6, 7-5, 6-1, rallying from match point), Ben Goldstein/Jon Suydam (6-2, 6-2) and Matt Jepsky/Max Eidelman (6-7, 6-4,6 6-4). Salem’s Tahmid Raj won at No. 2 singles.

Swampscott 5, Lynn Classical 0: Big Blue third singles player Ian Crimmins continues to impress, winning 6-0, 6-1 yesterday to highlight Swampscott’s victory. Pat Jacobs (6-0, 6-0) and Val Temin (6-0, 6-2) also won at singles for the Big Blue. Sam Crimmins and Matt Gilberg prevailed at No. 1 doubles, 6-0, 6-3, while Sam Carmosino and Mike Pindrus won 6-0, 6-2 at second doubles.

Ipswich 3, Amesbury 2: Ryan Davis (6-2, 6-2) won at third singles for the Tigers (4-7), while they swept in doubles play with wins from Murali Prasad/Anton Eden (6-2, 6-3) and Forest Finn/Sam Benford (6-2, 6-0).


Masconomet 7, Pentucket 1: Center fielder Tommy Budrewicz had a hit, two walks, two RBI and stolen base to help the Chieftains (11-5) win their fifth straight. Joe Klingensmith hit a solo homer and Speros Varinos drove in a pair of runs. Will Twiss went the distance to pick up the win, striking out seven and scattering seven hits. Masco turned a couple of doubleplays and got strong defense at third from Greg Jain.

Bishop Fenwick 4, Everett 3: Lefty Tommy Parsons fanned five and gave up four hits over six innings to earn the win as Fenwick (13-4) stepped up to defeat a Division 1 opponent. Gianni Esposito scored the winning run when Joe Levasseur’s delayed steal induced a balk by Everett’s pitcher. Fenwick had strung together five straight singled by Mike Campatelli, Matt Renzulli, Eric Razney, Jhon Oliveira and Mike MacKenzie to take a 3-0 lead, but the Crimson Tide tied it up with three unearned runs.

Ipswich 4, Amesbury 0: Junior Sean Whooley spun a 1-hit gem as the Tigers racked up 10 hits and for the second time in as many days. Whooley helped himself with an RBI hit while Erik Gongas, Ryan Law and Kyle Barber also drove in a run.

Greater Lawrence 14, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 4: Senior Tim Andersen blasted a home run and classmate Bryan Jackson drove in a run for the Bulldogs, who slipped to 5-9.

Hamilton-Wenham 6, Triton 4: The Generals trailed 4-1 going into the sixth, but posted five runs in the frame to complete the comeback victory. Nick Tufts went 2 for 3 with an RBI, a run and a stolen base, Brian Nicoll added an RBI single, and Peter Duval went 2 for 3 with an RBI single. Duval earned the win on the mound, allowing nine hits and four runs over six innings. Austen Michel pitched a 1-2-3 seventh for the save for Hamilton-Wenham (6-8).


Pentucket 13, Manchester Essex 8: Sam Woodman had a 3-for-3 day for Manchester Essex (1-10).

Masconomet 8, Lynn English 4: Casey Maidment was 2-for-2 on the day, while junior Emily Dow pitched a complete game to get the win for the Chieftains (9-5). Dow also contributed offensively going 2-for-3 with a single and double.

North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 13, Greater Lowell 5: Pitcher Kaera Wyse gave up four hits and 15 strikeouts to pick up the win for the Bulldogs (9-5), which qualified them for the tournament. Courtney Remson went 2-for-5 with two triples and 2 RBI, Kasey Harris finished 2-for-4 and Christine Cafiso was 3-for-4 with four RBI.

Beverly 8, Marblehead 7: Ally Pia finished with two RBI on three hits for the Panthers (6-7). Pia homered in the second inning and singled in the first and fourth innings. Meaghan McLaughlin went 2-for-3, with a pair of runs scored and two RBI. Rachel Kenney finished 2-for-3 with a RBI triple in the second, and a two-run single in the fifth.


Bishop Fenwick 91, Archbishop Williams 43: The Crusaders finished their CCL championship season perfect at 9-0 with doube-winners Rose Fantozzi (100, long jump) and Caroline Claveau (discus and high jump) leading the way. Arianna Maida (2-mile), Jackie Edgett (800) and Andrea Klos (400) also won events for Fenwick.

pEABODY 98, REVERE 33: The Tanners (7-0) clinced the NEC Large title for the second year in a row. Pam Zabala took the discus and the shot, while Carrera Dean wpm the 400 hurdles. Catarina Rocha (2mile), Hayley Dowd (100), Michaela Lechance (400), Sydney May (800), Heather MacLean (long jump) and Sara Hosman (triple jump) also had first place finishes.


St. John’s Prep 3, Chelmsford 2: Brian Keogh had 22 kills for the Eagles (15-3) in the win (25-23, 19-25, 23-25, 25-21, 15-9).