The Salem News
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Masconomet 5, Saugus 0: The Chieftains (13-0-5) wrapped up their first unbeaten regular season since 2001 with five different goal scorers. Becky Stone, Sarah Katz, Kate Kitsakos, Abby Reblin and Sammi Sheehan all found the back of the net, Julia O’Reilly earned two assists and Lexi Nason and Katy Pelletier shared the shutout in goal.
Hamilton-Wenham 3, Pentucket 0: Caroline Gribbell had a goal and an assist as the Generals finished the regular season 11-4-3, having scored 34 goals and allowing just 20. Haley Morong and Maddie Bukkhegyi also found the back of the net for Hamilton-Wenham, with Suzanne Rose assisting on Gribbell’s goal six minutes into the contest.
Central Catholic 2, Swampscott 0: Big Blue goalie Sam Rizzo made seven saves but it wasn’t enough against a D1 powerhouse. Swampscott finishes the regular season 9-5-4 and now waits for tomorrow’s state tournament pairings.
Peabody 1, Methuen 1: Captain Madison Doherty scored with an assist from freshman Katherine Scacchi but the Rangers struck with 2:30 left in the second half to draw even. Peabody (12-2-4) couldn’t score a second goal despite outshooting Methuen 19-7 in difficult windy conditions.
Marblehead 4, Manchester Essex 2: Mia Bongiorno netted two goals as the Magicians (12-4-2) celebrated Senior Night in their final regular season game. Sarah Cohen and Megan McCarthy each scored, while keeper Lauren Unterborn made 10 saves in the win.
Salem Charter Academy 4, South Shore 0: Hannah Magee scored two goals and recorded two assists as the Navigators move to 6-4-2 on the season. Chanelle Camah and Brianna Pinto also scored in the win.
Montross 3, Waring 2: Amanda Adams scored two goals to hike her season total to 32 and Merilyn Henrichs had a pair of assists, but Waring (13-1) fell for the first time this season. Holly Stam made 12 saves in net for Waring, which beat Montross in the team’s first meeting earlier this season.
Hamilton-Wenham 2, Pentucket 0: Second-half goals by Russell Gregorian and Thomas Dowd helped the Generals (9-4-5) close out the regular season with a win. Nick Loeper, Aidan Prior, Frank Bucco and Sam Greenwald were outstanding on defense for Hamilton-Wenham, which awaits its state tourney seed.
Masconomet 5, Saugus 0: The CAL champion Chieftains (18-1-1) ended the regular season on a strong note, as Edison Forbes scored two goals and Jack Heintzelman added two assists. Regan Charie, senior Dylan Zernich and P.J. Criscione also scored for Masco.
St. Mary’s 1, Gloucester 0: Freshman Josh Bertrand kept Gloucester off the board for the first 70 minutes, then moved up front and scored on a corner kick assisted by Kevin Esper to lift the Spartans (10-4-4). Salem natives Noah Camelo and Armando Lazama played well for St. Mary’s, as did senior Josh Feliz.
Beverly 1, Bishop Fenwick 1: Ryan Santo finished a strong pass from John Loretti as the Panthers (10-8-2) netted the equalizing goal and wound up with a draw in their last tune-up before the postseason. Rashad DaSilva scored for Fenwick (7-7-6) to give his team an early lead.
Masconomet 3, Saugus 0: Senior middle hitter Maddie Kelly recorded 10 service points, three aces, eight digs and four kills as the Chieftains (12-7) swept in straight sets (25-19, 25-7, 25-13). Outside hitter Jen Cardarelli added five aces, eight digs and four kills.
Lynnfield 3, Hamilton-Wenham 0: Libero Leah Walsh had eight serves and junior right side hitter Julia Fibbe had two blocks and two kills for the Generals, who fell 25-2, 25-19, 25-15.
Bishop Fenwick 3, Archbishop Williams 1: Excellent defensed paced the Crusaders as Gianna Pizzano’s 30 digs and Chandler Wilder’s 15 digs led the way to a 25-22, 25-15, 23-25, 25-19 win. Kate Lipka added 24 kills and four blocks adn Pizzano also had 13 kills.
North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 3, Everett 1: The Hawks (8-12) won in four sets (25-21, 25-18, 24-26, 25-22) as they get ready for their regular season finale today.
Pingree 6, Bancroft 0: Alec Shelbourne shot a 39 for the low score of the day, while Brandon Franco shot a 40 and had an eagle on hole six for the Higlanders.
Endicott, SSU compete at neiga: Led by an eighth place finish from Austin Teal, the Endicott golf team finished in 11th place at the 79th annual NEIGA Championship in Brewster. Teal shot 74 yesterday, giving him a 2-day score of 6-over par (150) as the Gulls climbed nine spots in the two-day tournament to finish with a team score of 635. Zach Golojuch (159), Nick Erlichman (163) and Ian Teal (163) all shot well for the Gulls.Salem State, which finished 17th with a score of 642, was led by Tom Grant (157), Stephen Parise (160) and Craig Farley (163).