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December 24, 2013

Monday's area roundup: Hamilton-Wenham girls take down Pentucket

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Hamilton-Wenham 40, Pentucket 38: For the first time in 33 Cape Ann League games, the Sachems lost a league game. The strong defensive Generals (3-1) held Pentucket to 19 points in the first half.

Suz Rose had 10 points, 10 assists and eight steals, while Sam Charrette earned a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Molly Eagar finished with nine points and 10 steals as it was a complete team effort to pull off a victory against the reigning CAL champions.

“We had a some girls get in foul trouble late, but everybody contributed,” said H-W head coach Jon DeMarco. “We didn’t miss a beat. We had 10 different girls player tonight that stepped in a crucial point in the game.”

Masconomet 75, Saugus 20: The Chieftains bumped their record 2-0 behind 17 points and 14 rebounds from Nicole Femino. Meghan Collins scored 11 points and had a half dozen assists, and Hannah Kiernan chipped in 14 points. Femino had an impressive defensive outing as she was tasked with covering Saugus sharpshooter Norma Waggett (15 points).

Peabody 53, Lynn Classical 24: The Tanners (2-1) were led by Carolyn Scacchi (nine points and seven boards), Olivia Summit (eight points and eight rebounds) and Sara Hosman (five points and five assists).

Salem 51, Revere 41: Maritza Scott netted a game-high 16 points as the Witches won their second straight contest. Brianna Rodriguez also contributed with 13 points, Nicole Sadoway added nine points, and Jaclyn Panneton finished with six.

Notre Dame 54, Bishop Fenwick: The Crusaders (2-2) dropped a close one on the road. Sydney Brennan (13 points) and Kate Lipka (12 points) were the team’s high scorers, while Colleen Corcoran (11 points, five rebounds) and Gianna Pizzano (eight points, six assists) also added to the scoring.

Marblehead 65, Gloucester 28: Freshman Lindsay Walker recorded a double-double with 12 rebounds and 12 points as the Magicians move to 4-0 under new head coach Wayne Hanscom. Emily Freedland had six steals, six rebounds and eight points, point guard Mia Bongiorno led the team in scoring with 17 points and four assists and Sara Snadecki finished with five steals, seven rebounds and nine points.

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