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December 21, 2013

Friday's area roundup: Caponigro lifts Swampscott over Gloucester

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Marblehead 72, Everett 35: Emily Freedland (17 points and six steals), Mia Bongiorno (17 points and five assists) and Lindsay Walker (13 points and six rebounds) carried the undefeated Magicians (3-0).

Archbishop Williams 66, Bishop Fenwick 47: Colleen Corcoran led the Crusaders with 19 points, seven of which were from the free-throw line. and also added 11 rebounds and three blocks. Gianna Pizzano dropped in 15, two steals and two assists in the loss. Fenwick has a makeup game tomorrow against Austin Prep.

Salem 35, Beverly 32: Salem’s Jaclyn Panneton scored a game-high 11 points to lift her team to their first victory of the season. While the Witches led the majority of the game, Beverly came back to take the lead in the third quarter with help from Bridget Keaton (nine points). Salem buckled down in the fourth quarter to pull ahead for the victory.

GIRLS HOCKEY

Pingree 2, North Yarmouth 1: Junior Leah Heinze netted the game-winning goal assisted by Katie Shreenan as the Highlanders (3-3) earned their first road win of the season. Freshman Abbey Dirks also scored a goal assisted by Jillian Witwicki and freshman goalie CeCe Purcell made 30 saves.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Pingree 94, Bancroft 44: The Highlanders (4-2) saw eight players scored in double-figures and topped 90-points for the second straight game. Kyle Lentine scored 17 points and grabbed 10 boards while Erik Fyrer scored 16 and Connor Reardon added 15. Pingree rode the momentum of its press defense, which produced 21 steals in the first half alone including eight from Johnnie Spears (10 points).

Georgetown 59, Ipswich 45: The Tigers (0-3) fell behind by ten by halftime and couldn’t get back over the hump in the second half. Ben Rice had 12 points and grabbed six rebounds for Ipswich while Matt Jeager scored 12 points.

Danvers 75, Winthrop 36: Senior guard Kieran Beck scored 19 points while picking up six rebounds and five steals to help the Falcons (1-0) win their season opener. Junior forward Devan Harris had 13 points and seven rebounds, junior center Peter Merry scored 11 with five rebounds and seven blocks and freshman guard Devonn Allen dished out six assisted. Sophomore guard Rashad Francois chipped in with 11 points, six rebounds and five assists.

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