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January 6, 2014

Weekend area roundup: Heck's late goal lifts Salem past Revere

BOYS HOCKEY

Salem 3, Revere 2: Danny Heck’s goal 56 seconds into the final period snapped a 2-2 tie and fellow senior Brett Harring stopped 28 shots in goal as the Witches (2-3-1) won their first Northeastern Conference game this winter. The snipe for Heck was his team-leading fourth of the season. Sam Petri added a goal and an assist in the victory while freshman Mike Gillis also scored. Matt Jalbert and Eli Spector added assists for Salem (2-3-1 overall).

Lynn 4, Swampscott 2: Freshman Louis Olivieri had both of his team’s goals, including the tying strike early in the third period, but the visiting Jets scored twice more to send the Big Blue (1-6-1) to defeat. Fellow freshmen Ryan Donnelly and Mike Johnson each had an assist in the loss.

Masconomet 1, Lynnfield 1: The Chieftains (3-2-2) peppered Lynnfield keeper Joe Bassi with 40 shots, but only senior defenseman Jeff Panella could solve him, scoring his first goal of the season as visitors settled for a draw. Fellow seniors Tom Cashin and Mike Dooley earned the helpers on Bassi’s goal while Mitch Nekoroski stopped 15 shots in net.

St. Mary’s Lynn 5, Bishop Fenwick 0: Bobby Lombardi stopped 25 shots, but Fenwick was blanked by a Catholic Central League foe for the second straight contest in falling to 1-6. Bailey MacBurnie of Beverly had a 20-save shutout for St. Mary’s (4-3-1) while Jordan Manthorne had a pair of goals.

GIRLS TRACK

Walsh places at state frosh/soph meet: Beverly’s Abby Walsh was the top 9th grader in the mile at the state Auerbach Freshman-Sophomore meet, finishing fourth overall in the mile with a time of 5:27.

Also at the state underclassmen meet, Peabody’s Anna Church was third in the shot put (29-05) and Masconomet’s Elizabeth Dew finished fourth.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Danvers 33, Gloucester 26: Tina Gigli (seven points, nine rebounds and five steals), Delaney Zecha (seven steals and five assists) and Ashley Arnoldy (seven points and five steals) had solid all-around games for Danvers as the Falcons (4-1) overcame 35 turnovers and an 18-percent night shooting from the field.

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