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April 8, 2013

Weekend area roundup: Hamilton-Wenham laxmen down Norwell


The Salem News

---- — 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.

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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).

agateHed:COLLEGE SOFTBALL

SSU Sweeps: The Vikings (10-8) defeated Mass. Maritime 14-0 and then 18-7 behind a five-hit, five RBI performance from senior Lauren Garchinsky. Cara Crowley smashed four RBI in the opener while Alyssa Bryan hurled a two-hitter while fanning 10. In game two, Christina Cipriani (Peabody) and Rebecca Krigman contributed three hits each while Brittney Howe struck out three to grab her second win.

Scots Swept: Roger Williams defeated Gordon (7-12) by scores of 10-0 and 11-1 as Kara Pepper scored the Scots only run.

Gulls Grab Four: Endicott (4-10) left its early season struggles in the rear view mirror, winning four straight to begin league play 4-0. The Gulls beat Eastern Nazarene, 10-8 and 8-4 on Saturday then swept UNE 8-0 and 10-8 Sunday. Sam DiBella of Danvershad three RBI yesterday for Endicott and Ipswich’s Kelley Michael knocked in four.

agateHed:COLLEGE BASEBALL

Vikes Broom: Salem State came from behind to down Mass. Maritime 5-3 after blanking the Colonials 3-0 in the first game to improve to 10-9 and a perfect 4-0 in MASCAC play. Senior Kevin Salines had three of the Vikings seven hits to go with three RBI in the 5-3 win while Andrew Guido came out of the bullpen to get the win. Genaro Ciulla (Peabody) had a two-out RBI single as part of a three-run, fourth inning in game one while junior Ryan Hyjek tossed a complete-game two-hit shutout and with 10 strikeouts.

Gordon loses two: Roger Williams defeated Gordon 4-0 and 4-0 again on Saturday to fell to 12-7 overall. Stephen Crawford and Eric Walker had two hits apiece in game two while no Scott had more than a hit in the opener.

Endicott wins Three: The Gulls swept a doubleheader with Eastern Nazarene, 16-7 and 14-2 Saturday, then split with Western New England 6-0 and 6-4 to move to 13-9 on the season. Tyler Hitchcock threw a 2-hitter in Endicott’s win yesterday and Robbie Goldstick collected three RBI.

agateHed:MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE

Plymouth State 13, Salem state 8: Freshman Ben Melaugh recorded four goals and an assist and picked up six groundballs, junior A.J. Robertson (Ipswich) contributed three goals and freshman Dylan Svenson made eight saves in the loss.

Endicott 21, Salve Regina 1: Cameron Bell made 10 saves and the Gulls bumped their record to 8-3. Harrison Cotter (five goals, assist), Nick Pinciaro (four goals, assist) and Connor McCormack (three goals, assist) carried Endicott offensively.

Wentworth 11, Gordon 6: Jeremy Nelson led Gordon (2-9) with two goals while freshman Peter Kovacevic won 11 faceoffs.

agateHed:WOMEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE

Framingham State 11, Salem state 6: Peabody native Bridget Dullea tallied a pair of goals and an assist for the Vikings (1-6) while Lauren DeLuca (Salem) chipped in a goal and an assist. Kristin Cahoon, Kelsey Russell and Kristina Ventura tallied a goal apiece for Salem State.

Gordon 17, Wentworth 9: Gordon was led by junior Stephanie Fitzgerald (five goals), freshman Jessica Castelline (four goals, three asssits) and junior Anna Blomberg (four goals, three assists). The Scots are 8-1 on the season.

Bowdoin 14, Endicott 8: Holly Davis (two assists), Lauren Todd (one assist) and Caitlin Pratt had a pair of goals each but Endicott dropped to 7-5 overall.

agateHed:MEN’S TENNIS

Salem state 6, Western Connecticut 3: The Vikings (1-6) dominated singles play to capture their first victory. Second doubles team Kenny Hodgkins and Jong Kim scored a win and then both earned victories in singles play along with Conner Erickson, Krystian Biedul and Matt Lee.

Endicott 7, Colby-Sawyer 2: The Gulls (7-5) won their second match of the weekend after beating Salve Regina 7-2 Saturday. Evan Ross (6-1, 6-4), Tim Forance (3-6, 6-0, 7-6), Ben Randlett (7-5, 4-6, 10-6) and Michael Dolph (6-2, 6-2) won singles matches for Endicott.

agateHed:COLLEGE GOLF

Gulls second at RIC Invite: The Gulls shot rounds of 325 and 328 to clinch second place at the two-day Rhode Island College Invitational in Providence. Senior co-captain Jackson Wyman finished fifth individually with a combined score of 159 coming in just eight strokes out of first. Austin Teal (164), Brian Gallo (166) and Ian Teal (167) all finished in the top 20.

agateHed:COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL

Endicott 3, Newbury 0: The Gulls swept Newbury (25-17, 25-22, 25-18) to move to 20-8 overall. Junior setter Carter Roche had 31 assists, four kills and three blocks while John Osborne had 10 kills.