The Salem News
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Grace Celona powered the Bishop Fenwick girls lacrosse team 16-3 over St. Mary’s yesterday afternoon. Celona netted three goals and one assist and in doing so broke the program’s all-time scoring record (previously held by Becca Graves) with 415 points.
“She’s been a key player for us for four years,” head coach Karen Guillemette said of her four-year starter. “She’s just such an important part of our team. I knew it from the first time she played as a freshman that she was special.”
Anna Moulton added four goals in the victory, while Natalie Emerson and Merry Harrington each finished with a pair of scores for the Crusaders (12-5).
Peabody 15, Danvers 14 (OT): Christa Trombley scored the last goal of the second overtime to lift the Tanners (10-3) over a strong Danvers squad. Nicole Napolitano led Peabody with six goals and Sarah Napolitano added three goals and one assists while Bianca Muscato scored two with two helpers and Courtney Smith had a goal and an assist. Victoria Digiacomo was strong on defense in her return from an injury.Rachel Trocchi scored six times and assisted on one for Danvers, which trailed 11-9 with two minutes to go and rallied to tie it 12-12 headed to OT. Abby Armstrong added four goals and one assist and Falcons goalie Kara Connors played very well.
Billerica 11, Beverly 8: The Panthers (2-1) fell and now must win two of their final three games to qualify for the state tournament.
Hamilton-Wenham 13, Gloucester 8: The Generals (12-4) stopped the Fishermen with goalie Morgan Kimball coming up with 12 saves. Nicole Foringer scored four goals, Catherine Martin scored three and Emily Gaucher had two goals and one assist. Anna Rourke added two goals, Phoebe Shaw had a goal and an assist and Sarah Crossan chipped in one tally.
Montrose 18, Waring 17: Despite five goals from All-New England selection Elanor Lustig and four more from Sara Kessler, the Mavericks (8-3) lost a wild shootout. Emily Friend, also an All-New England selection, added three goals while Isabelle Cookson had two scores. Ayla Rauhala, a D-wing, had what head coach Ambrose Devaney called “her best game ever” in controlling the midfield for Waring.
North Andover 17, Masco. 14: The Chieftains (12-5) trailed their rivals 11-2 at halftime and made a strong run in the second half with Amy Arnold scoring five of her seven goals after the break. Arnold added two assists, Kathleen Gillespie scored four goals and Meg Collins did a good job in limiting North Andover’s top scorer to two goals.
Marblehead 17, Swampscott 5: Tyler Phillips led the scoring attack with four goals for the Magicians (14-1-1). Pam Gregory (one assist), Kiley Fischer (five assists) and Meggie Collins (three assists) each had three goals. Allie Forman stopped 10 of the 15 shots and picked up the win in goal.
Waring 19, Chapel Hill 5: Senior attack Teddy Lyman had an outstanding game with 10 goals two assists to lead Waring. Henry Lewis scored and added four assists, Cam McInnes had three goals and two assists and Jack Stanton chipped in two goals and two helpers.
Pingree 12, Lexington Christian 1: Carter Rossano (2 goals, 6 assists) and Maxx Trotsky (2 goals, 4 assists) were the stars offensively as Pingree (8-4) rolled. Goalkeepers Hank Martin and Chris Usseglio were also outstanding for the Highlanders.
Beverly 13, Gloucester 3: The Panthers scored the game’s first nine goals and coasted to the victory, which clinched a share of the Northeastern Conference championship. Beverly, which will share the title with Marblehead, has now won four straight NEC titles in boys lacrosse.
Brendan Flaherty (3 goals, 1 assist), Dom Abate (2-1), Brian Williams (2-1), Conor Leahy (1-2), Nick Albano (1-1) and Jake Springer (1-1) each had multiple points for the Panthers. Hunter Spencer added his first varsity goal while Matt Page and Karl Zeroka also scored for the winners. Kevin Lally and Ryan Haggerty combined for 12 saves.
Chelmsford 17, Peabody 7: Keifer Heckman led the scoring for the Tanners (8-9) with three goals and added an assist. Nick Oulette (one goal and two assists) and Josh Fiore (one goal and one assist) also added to the scoring, while Brandon Rapoza had 15 saves in the loss.
North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 12, Greater Lowell 0: Dan McCormack powered the Bulldogs (7-8) with a game-high six goals, while Paul Lazaro finished with a pair. R.J. Conroy, Sean McDonough and Luke Popoloski were solid on defense, allowing just four shots on goal.
Bishop fenwick 15, St. Mary’s 7: Yesterday’s victory qualified the Crusaders (10-8) for the state tournament for the first time in program history. Senior attack Troy Reinold led the way with four goals and six assists, Kyle Russell added three goals and three assists, sophomore Aidan Moulton finished with four goals. Senior captain Jake Brennan made nine saves in the win.
Marblehead 5, Gloucester 0: The undefeated Magicians (15-0) won behind Anna Valuez (3-6, 6-4, 6-4), Hannah Cohen (6-0, 6-0) and Alice Yufa (6-4, 6-4) as well as the doubles team of Liz Leykin/Eliza Fitzgerald (6-2, 6-2) and Sammi Gilberg/Caroline Hooper (6-3, 4-6, 6-2).
Beverly Wins Two: The Panthers (9-4) toppled Lynn English 5-0 and 3-2 in a doubleheader played to make up games due to earlier rains. Meggie Manzo (8-0), Jill Morneau (8-2) and Becah Kaplin (8-5) and Cecilia Buffenoir/Phoebe Blau (8-1) and Sophie Claus/Maddie Tremblay (8-1) won in the sweep. In the second match, Maddie Tremblay won a singes match and teamed with Klaus to win doubles. Christine Green/Katie Lane also won.
Swampscott 5, Danvers 0: The Big Blue (12-2) swept in singles play as Anna Raptunovich (6-1, 6-3), Vivian Gere (6-0, 6-1) and Veronica Pyatigorskaya (6-0, 6-0) each had wins. Jessica Zolott/Allegra Walker (6-2, 6-0) and Natalia Andrushchenkes/Michele Snyder (6-3, 6-1) also were victorious in doubles action.
LYNNFIELD 4, HAMILTON-WENHAM 1: First singles player Caroline Gribbell scored her team’s lone win (6-3, 6-4) for the Generals, who are now 6-6 on the season.
Manchester-Essex 5, Masconomet 0: The Chieftains (9-6) faced tough competition against the Hornets yesterday afternoon. The second doubles team of Lucie Farnham/Emily Fontain played well in their first match as a pair.
Swamspcott 101, Winthrop 38: Double-winners Tiara Smith-Matthews (shot put, 100), Shauna King (400, javelin) and Melinda Wilson (discus, 400 hurdles) helped the Big Blue win the meet handily. Also taking events for Swampscott were Michelle Laconte and Isabelle Kornitsky (2-mile), Alyssa Mauriello (mile) and Alison Carr and Nancy Do, who split the high jump.
Beverly 108, Lynn Classical 23: Kendall Davy tripled in the high jump (4-10), 200 (26.8) and high hurdles (15.8) as the Panthers finish 5-2 overall.
Swampscott 106, Winthrop 19: Rob Seymour took the shot (50-9) and discus (112-4), while Aidan Brawley won the 400 (56.3) and javelin (144-7) as the Big Blue finished their season at 4-3. Zach Blonder (long jump), Noah Conti (70.5), Matt Mahoney (2 mile) and Decklan McClung (200) also had first place finishes.
Beverly 80, Lynn Classical 51: Bruno Caeteno was first in the low hurdles (61.4) and 400 (54.7) to lead the Panthers (2-5) in their final meet of the season. Dylan Staid (2 mile), Matt Raswal (mile), Dylan Perry (800) and Josh Diaz (javelin) also had wins.
Salem Academy 3, Prospect hill 1: Tara Deschenes earned the win by striking out 10 batters and allowing just three hits. Robin Henry helped spark the offense with an RBI single.
North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 8, Greater Lawrence 1: Kasey Harris went 3-for-4 as the Bulldogs improve to 10-5 overall. Dianna LeBlanc finished 2-for-3, Krystal Dion went 2-for-4 and Kaera Wyse pitched six innings, gave up one hit and struck out eight batters to pick up the win.
Georgetown 7, Ipswich 2: Senior Emily Sadoway got the start and allowed four hits over four innings on Senior Night. Classmate Sami Brouillette allowed three hits in relief and Jessie Spencer had a solid game at second base. Molly Mello went 2-for-3 and drove in both runs for thr Tigers.
Peabody 9, Salem 3: The Tanners’ hit parade continued with Olivia Brothers (3-4, 4 RBI), Holly Smith (2-4, HR), Jess Raymond (3-4), Mikayla Wallace (2-run HR) and Nicole Grafton (3-4) providing the clout. Shelbi Wilson threw a four-hitter with five strikeouts for Peabody (12-2).
Masconomet 7, Triton 5: Senior captain Rachel Shamon helped lead the comeback for the Chieftains (10-5) with a huge triple in the seventh inning to start the rally. Right fielder Casey Maidment made a great catch to the end game, as Masco qualified for the tournament with the win.
Bishop Fenwick 13, Somerville 0: Natalie Moore pitched all six innings, allowed two hits, walked two and struck out eight to pick up the win for the Crusaders (10-7). Junior Jen Crovo went a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate with two RBI and a run scored. Senior first baseman Lauren Donnelly was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and junior shortstop Katie O’Brian finished 1-for-2 with two runs scored. Gianna Pizzano was fantastic defensively at third base, involved in seven of the 18 outs for Fenwick.
Pingree 17, Concord Academy 2: Gabby Munez went 4-for-4, including three triples and six RBI as the Highlanders improve to 11-4 on the season. Haley Sabino finished 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and three RBI. Munez pitched the final three innings, gave up two hits and struck out five.
Rockport 9, Manchester-Essex 3: Junior center fielder Alex Stasiak got her first homer of the season in the loss.
Lynn Classical 12, Beverly 0: Ally Pia went 1-for-3 and Natalie Shea finished 1-for-2 as the Panther move to 6-8 overall and will travel to Malden today.
Swampscott 13, Winthrop 3: The Big Blue (8-9) took another step toward the state tournament by riding a quality start from junior Al Wallach (eight strikeouts, seven hits, no walks). Catcher Ryan January went 3-for-4, homered and drove in two runs and senior Robert Serino also homered to spark the offense. Nunzio Morretti went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs as well.
Beverly 11, Lynn Classical 2: Alex Toomey pitched a complete game and went 3-for-3 on offense with five RBI, including a three-run homer in the sixth inning to break the game open. Toomey allowed three hits and two walks and struck out 10 for Beverly (13-4). Kevin Cuneo added three hits and two RBI and Anthony DiOrio contributed two hits and three runs.
Gr. Lowell 5, North Shore/Essex Aggie 3: Junior J.T. Bisazza and senior Chris Swiniuch each had an RBI double as the Bulldogs (5-10) nearly rallied after falling behind 5-0. North Shore had the tying run on base in the last inning before Greater Lowell closed the door. Senior Tim Andersen had two hits, including a double.
Pingree 7, Lexington Christian 1: Freshman lefty Cal Perry carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning and wound up surrendering just two hits in a solid victory for the Highlanders (6-9 overall). Nick Antenucci (2-for-4) and Travis Jacques (3-for-4) each homered for Pingree while Erik Larsen sent 3-for-3 and scored three runs and Hossam Hamdan went 2-for-4.
Peabody 5, Salem 2: Brandon Butcher went 6-plus innings, scattering four hits with three strikeouts, and Matt McIsaac nailed down his third save as Peabody (16-2) clinched its eighth straight league title. Salem, trailing 5-0, made it interesting in the seventh with hits by Brett LcBlanc, Cody Mercier and Ben Kapnis, but McIsaac closed the door. Sophomore Matt Correale had two hits, two RBI and a stolen base for the Tanners, Sean McGrath and Christian Morales were also 2-for-2 and Matt Gonick had an RBI.
St. John’s Prep 12, Everett 0: Tommy Bounopane finished with three scored and three RBI to lead the Eagles (16-1) in their victory. Keith Leavitt had two hits, a run scored and a pair of RBI, Paul Crehan finished 2-for-3 with two RBI and Baily Klein doubled and scored a run. Justin Snyder threw four innings of one-hit ball to improve to 4-0 on the season, he struck out seven and walked one.
Danvers 5, Marblehead 5: Rafael Tylus pitched seven innings, allowed one earned run, gave up four hits, while walking on and striking out seven. Dan Connors and Tyler Dustin each had two hits, while A.J. Couto doubled.
Beverly 3, Lynn English 2: The Panthers (9-4) qualified for the state tournament by picking up two wins over English, each by a 3-2 score. Winning games in pro sets were Josh Cronin (8-0, 8-1), Peter Colletti (8-1, 8-1) and Antuan Tran (8-1, 8-0).
Marblehead 5, Gloucester 0: Alex Rothbard and Ben Goldstein teamed to win second doubles 6-1, 2-6, 6-2 as Marblehead hiked its record to 13-1 with a sweep. First double team Dimitri Vlassov and Jason Frost won 6-3, 6-0 and the Magicians won the singles matches courtesy of Chris Wigglesworth (6-2, 6-0), Miles Barry (6-0, 6-0) and Griffin Butterfield (6-0, 6-1).
St. John’s Prep 5, Concord-Carlisle 0: Chris Toner (6-0, 6-2), Nico Limacher (6-4, 6-3) and Dan Cunningham (6-0, 6-1) swept at first, second and third singles respectively for the Eagles (11-2). Ian Wright/Alec McNiff (6-1, 4-6, 10-4) and Jon Schaffer/Sean North (6-0, 6-1) also had wins in doubles play.
Swampscott 5, Danvers 0: The Big Blue improved to 13-1 overall behind wins from Matt Jacobs (6-2, 6-1), Val Temin (6-1, 6-0) and Ian Crimmins (6-0, 6-1). Sam Crimmins/Matt Gilberg (6-2, 6-0), Sam Carmosino/Mike Pindrus (6-0, 6-2) also had big wins for Swampscott.
Hamilton-Wenham 4, Lynnfield 1: Woody Watson (6-4, 6-3) and Joe Love (6-4, 6-2) had wins in the singles positions for the Generals (8-2). Adam Celata/Reed Forsey (6-3, 7-6) and Frankie Bucco/Jack Hopkins (2-6, 6-2, 6-3) got things done in doubles action.