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January 10, 2014

Thursday's area roundup: Endicott's Crough hits 1,000 career points, helps take down Roger Williams in OT


The Salem News

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Endicott 78, Roger Williams 77: Senior Samantha Crough netted a game-high 29 points in the Gulls overtime victory. Crough hit the 1,000 point milestone in the win, to become the ninth member of the Endicott women’s basketball program to reach the career mark. Kayleen Whall dropped in 13 points off the bench, while Jennifer White finished with 12.

Curry 77, Gordon 60: The Scots dropped their second straight as Curry (5-7) pulled away in the second half. Brooke Kratche led all scorers with 24 points, while Skylar Bareford finished with 14 in the loss.

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Endicott 91, Roger Williams 76: The Gulls (10-2) recorded their sixth straight win as John Henault scored a team-high 16 points. Daquan Sampson finished with a double-double on 14 points and 11 rebounds, while Lachlan Magee (12 points) and Tell White (10 points) also contributed to scoring.

Gordon 63, Curry 59: Alex Carnes led all scorers with 22 points to go along with eight rebounds as the Scots improve to 5-6 on the season. Hans Miersma dropped in 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds.

GIRLS HOCKEY

Beverly 9, Cambridge 3: Winger Julia Nearis netted another hat trick and totaled six points by adding three assists as the Panthers improved to 6-0 on the road. Senior captain Nicole Woods scored once and added five helpers for six points of her own and Kristen McCarthy had two goals and three assists. Anna O’Neill netted her first goal of the year, while Nicole Kamens and Rachel Spencer also scored. Rachel Trocchi and Anna Hayden had two assists each.

Madison Jalbert made eight saves to earn the win in net, and Kyra Wolonsavich stopped three shots in the third period.

Marblehead 3, Masconomet 3: Lady Headers goalie Aly Hopkins made 30 saves and Marblehead and Masconomet played a scoreless third a late Wednesday night draw. Maddy Werner scored the tying goal for Masco (3-1-1) in the second while Nell Criscione and Isabella Sarra also scored and Sydney Sheerin had two assists.

Emmarose Winder, Brittany Smith and Emma Brophy had the goals for Marblehead (3-2-2) while Sydney Cresta had a pair of assists.

SWIMMING

Marblehead 100, Lynn Classical 72: The Marblehead (3-0) 200 medley relay team of Charlie Seltzer, Thomas Rockett, Ryan Caliri and Zack Michaels won and qualified for sectionals. The foursome also won the 200 freestyle relay. Slezter also had first place finishes in the 100 backstroke (56.60) and the 100 freestlye (49.38) while Caliri also topped the 100 butterfly (1:01.82). Ryan Alexander won the 200 free (2:06.04), Kylie Cronin captured the 200 IM (2:19.25), Chris Rodts was first in the 50 free (26.24) and Jake Driscoll won diving while Cronin, Ellie Ronin, Hannah Verrette and Haley Olson won the 400 freestyle relay.

Peabody 100, Salem 79: The Tanners improve to 1-1 on the season as Christine Shea doubled in the 200 IM and 100 breast and made the state cut in both. Alex Strakosha placed first in the 200 free and 100 butterfly, Cailin Currie won the 500 free, Meghan Lurvey took the 100 back and Paige Hayward won diving. Peabody also won the 200 medley relay and 400 free relay.

The Witches (0-2-1) remained resilient as sophomore Reshelle Venico qualified for states in her first place finish in the 50 free (26.97). Kevin Cline was first in the 100 free (56.13), while Melissa Trainor, Betty Gluckman, Grace Theriault and Venico won the 200 free relay and made the sectional cut.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 48, Lynn Tech 21: Junior Katlyn Guerin netted a game-high 14 points while senior Kaera Wyse finished with seven points to lead the way for the Hawks (3-2).

GIRLS TRACK

Beverly 73, Revere 13: The Panthers (3-0) won nine out of the 10 events, including a double win from senior captain Kristen O’Connor (high jump, 5-1; high hurdles, 7.6). Caitlin Harty captured first in the 300 (44.5), Nicole Demars won the 1000 (3:13) and Mave Monahan was first in the 2 mile (12:38).

Marblehead 85, North Shore Tech 1: Paige Ferrucci (600, 1:46.5) and Lily Cummings (high jump, 5-2) won their respective events and made the state cut with their times. Kat Huber (1000, 3:25.9), Anna Barrell (mile, 5:52.6), Olivia Vener (hurdles) and Alyssa Nye (55 dash) all had first place finishes for the Magicians (4-0).

PEABODY 63, SALEM 23: Antonia Pagliuca (6:09.8) won the mile while her sister, Josie Pagliuca, captured the 2-mile (14:11.1) for the Tanners in their victory. Also claiming wins for 3-1 Peabody were Sam Allen in the 1000 (3:29.7), Macayla LaChance in the 600 (1:52.2), Cynthia Aroke in the 300 (45.4), Rachel Barrett in the 45-yard hurdles (7.3) and Katie Gallo in the shot put (31-4 1/2).

Salem (0-1-1) got wins from Deema Hiljeh in the high jump (4-8) and Desiree Martin in the 45 dash (5.9).

WINTHROP 44, DANVERS 42: Despite a pair of wins from Erin St. Pierre in both the 55 hurdles (9.1) and high jump (4-6), the Falcons fell to 0-4 after Winthrop captured the mile relay and with it, the meet. Catalina Dominick added a win for Danvers in the 1000 (3:18.6), as did Jessica Driscoll in the mile (6:24.5) and Payton Johnson in the 2-mile (13:53.1).

BOYS TRACK

Marblehead 77, North Shore TEch 9: Conrad Ruosseau (55 hurdles, 8.3), A.J. Ernst (1000, 2:42.1) and Mitch Norcross (high jump, 5-10) all qualified for states during in their wins.

DANVERS 58, WINTHROP 18: The Falcons (1-3) won their first meet of the season by sweeping the high jump, shot put, 55 dash, 300, 1000 and the mile. Winners for Danvers included Thomas Brennan (mile, 5:18.6), James Bailey (1000, 2:49.5), Tom Higgins (600, 1:37.5), John Thomas (300, 41.1), Timothy Unczur (55 dash, 7.1), Christian Veatch (shot put, 38-8) and Connor Rollins (high jump, 5-10).

PEABODY 582/3, SALEM 261/3: The unbeaten Tanners (4-0) dominated the distance events to pull away for the win. Erico Cordeiro 600, 1:34.5), Connor Wolff (1000, 2:55.5), Mike Ricci (mile, 5:02.9) and Alexander Marcus (2-mile) all scored first place finishes for Peabody, as did Anthony Cristo in the shot put (42-7) and Christian Cedullo in the 45-yard hurdles (6.1).

Jon Crimble was a double winner for Salem (1-1), taking top honors in both the high jump (5-8) and 300 (38.7). Timmy Ryan was victorious for the Witches in the 45 (5.2) while Jerry Canada was second in both the high jump (5-6) and 45 hurdles (6.1).

BEVERLY 46, REVERE 39: Jordan Rawding (300, 40.3), Bryan Flaherty (600, 1:33.4), Brian McPherson (1000, 2:56.5) and Campbell Wood (mile, 5:02.5) all had wins to power the 2-1 Panthers. The meet came down to the mile relay, which Beverly won behind Rawding, Bruno Caetano, Jake Cahill and Flaherty (3:54.6) to seal the victory.

GYMNASTICS

Bishop Fenwick 125.15, Malden 119.4: Freshman Taylor Pattan placed first in the all-around with a 34.3 and won bars (8.5), beam (8.4) and floor (9.1). Abby Reigner finished third in the all-around (33.25) and captured first place on vault (8.5). Reigner also came in second on bard (8.5) and second on floor (8.35) for the Crusaders (2-0).