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December 19, 2012

Area roundup: Foye, Hamilton-Wenham topple Masconomet

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Hamilton-Wenham experienced a complete turn around from their opener, doubling thier offensive output in a 62-49 win over Masconomet.

James Foye exploded for 27 points, including 15 in the first quarter, to get the Generals (1-1) going after they scored just 30 total points in Friday’s season opener.

“We lacked confidence in that first game but this was complete different. Our energy was totally different,” said H-W coach Doug Hoak. “Foye really controlled the game, the tempo and the play for us.”

Henry Eagar scored 14 for the Generals while Chris Schleer kept Masco in it with 18 points including five 3-pointers.

Whittier 76, north Shore Tech 49: Jordan Mendes led the Bulldogs (0-3) with 12 points while Trace Schaejbe scored 11 and Elijah Alfred chipped in 10.

St. John’s Prep 68, Bishop Fenwick 34: The Eagles (3-0) locked down defensively and remained perfect on the season. Drex Costello led the charge with 14 points and seven rebounds and Tyler Dooley had 10. Dom Luoni led Fenwick (1-2) with 12 points.

Danvers 62, Swamspcott 45: The Falcons (2-0) pulled away in the second half as Nick McKenna scored 17 and Keiran Beck added 13. Sophomore Vinny Clifford had 10 points, Nick Bates had nine points and eight rebounds and Danny Connors scored eight with 10 boards.

Saugus 51, Marblehead 46: The Magicians dropped their second straight, but saw strong play from Scott Temme who recorded a team-high 16 points. Sophomore Spencer Craig dished out nine assists, five rebounds to go along with four points, while Willie Millet had five rebounds and 10 points.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Peabody 61, Beverly 41: Juniors led the way for Peabody as Carolyn Scacchi had 15 points, Olivia Summit had 12 points and nine rebounds and Alex Lomasney had eight points and 12 rebounds. Freshman point guard Sara Hosman also scored 12 for unbeaten Peabody (2-0) while Beverly was led by Kate Silvestri, who had eight.

Bishop Fenwick 53, Austin Prep 23: Junior Gianna Pizzano was all over the floor, scoring 17 points with five steals, four rebounds and four assists as the Crusaders (2-1) won their second straight. Kate Lipka scored 10 points with seven rebounds and four steals and Chandler Wilder had 11 points. Coach Adam DeBaggis was pleased with Fenwick’s overall defensive effort.

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