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February 3, 2014

Weekend area roundup: Danvers, Beverly wrestlers taste success at CAL/NEC Tournament

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WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

University of New England 74, Endicott 68: Four played scored in double figured but the Gulls (14-5) saw their four-game conference winning streak snapped as UNE took advantage of 25 turnovers. Kesley Cuddy had 16 points and 10 rebounds to pace Endicott while Jennifer White scored 11, Katelyn Wright added 12 and Kayleen Whall scored 14.

Salem State 69, Fitchburg State 66: Four of Salem State’s starters scored in double figures to lead the Lady Vikings (9-11 overall, 4-3 MASCAC) to a crucial conference road win. Peabody native Ginny Fleming double-doubled with a team high 17 points and 11 rebounds, Salem’s Ashley White added 15 points and 10 boards, Rachael Carter scored 15 and Rachel Ledbetter added 14 for SSU.

Wentworth 61, Endicott 50: Fredi Nielsen had 21 points and 10 rebounds to pace the Fighting Scots, but it wasn’t enough as Wentworth sprinted past Gordon (5-14) in the second half. Olivia Vetere came off the bench to score 10 points for Gordon while Brooke Kratche contributed nine points and six rebounds.

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Salem State 90, Fitchburg State 76: Junior Jon Perez led the way with 20 points, while classmate Bryan Ortiz (of Salem) added 19 in the win for the Vikings (13-6). Junior Nick Grassa hit five three’s for 18 points, and Andrew White added 10 points and three assists.

Gordon 59, Wentworth 45: The Fighting Scots used a balanced attack to pull away from Wentworth. Alex Carnes dropped 19 points off the bench while Sam Johnson (9 points) and Dominic Paradis (8) also played well off the bench for Gordon (10-8).

Endicott 86, University of New England 73: The Gulls opened up with a 21-point lead in the first half and held on for the victory. John Henault scored 14 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists. Drew Sawyer scored 11 points off the bench and Lachlan Magee chipped in 10 for Endicott (14-5).

MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY

Worcester State 3, Salem State 2: Freshman John Needham put the Vikings (10-8-1) up early in the first period, before Worcester State put in three goals of their own. Sophomore Andrew Bettencourt took advantage a power play opportunity in the final stanza to put Salem State within one, but the damage had already been done.

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