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April 8, 2013

Weekend area roundup: Hamilton-Wenham laxmen down Norwell

agateHed:BOYS LACROSSE

H-W 11, Norwell 7: Freshman Griffin Webber potted three goals for H-W (1-1) and now leads the team this season with four markers while keeper Grant Thompson had another strong outting. Juniors Christian Ecker, Parker Strong, Matt Curran and freshman defensive middie Cam Macri all contributed a pair of goals.

Salem 6, Triton 5: Chad Coehlo potted the game-winner with four minutes left to help the Witches reel in their third straight victory to start the year. Craig Denehy added two goals, Matt Wilson had one goal and two assists, and Mat Muse contributed one goal and one assist. Pete Slattery also scored for Salem, which got nine saves from Christian Costa and solid defense from J.T. Kapnis, Alex Veloukas, and Brendan Broderick.

agateHed:GIRLS LACROSSE

Marblehead 17, Martha’s Vineyard 7: The Magicians broke open a close game in the second half. Kiley Fischer scored six times and Cassie Rodgers produced four goals and one assist. Emily Freedland (3-1), Meggie Collins (2-2), Charlotte Moriarty (2-0) and Sydney Cayen (0-3) also had big offensive games for Marblehead (2-1).

agateHed:BASEBALL

Melrose 18, Swampscott 6: Junior Al Wallach pitched well for Swampscott (0-2) but some poor play in the field led to the Big Blue’s second loss. Nunzio Morretti had a pair of singles and Rob Serino chipped in an RBI single.

Pingree drops two: The Highlanders fell to Worcetser Academy 14-3 and 11-6. Erik Larsen went 3-for-4 in the first game and 2-for-3 in The second while Nick Antenucci provided three hits and Tim Chaloux had three RBI. Kevin Moyette threw three scoreless innings for Pingree (1-2) and Prakirn Upadhyay threw four solid frames in the nightcap.

agateHed:

SOFTBALL

BB&N 14, Pingree 6: The game was knotted at 6-6 after seven innings but BB&N broke out with eight runs in the eighth. Jill Witwicki had four hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in three runs, and Gabi Muniz added a pair of doubles and three RBI for Pingree (0-1).

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