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November 2, 2013

Friday's area roundup: Masco girls blank Cambridge, host Peabody in quarterfinals


Waring 2, Cambridge of Weston 1: Kyle Patrick both goals as Waring (12-0-2) claimed the Massachusetts Bay Independent League Championship. Matt Lyman and Isaac Ogle also played well in the win.

Bedford 5, Swampscott 1: The Big Blue finish out the 2013 season at 3-12-3, while Bedford moves on to the Div. 3 North quarterfinals.


Ipswich 1, Weston 0: The Tigers (14-2-3) advance to the Division 3 North semifinals and awaits the winner of today’s Manchester Essex/Newburyport game.

Tewksbury 2, Swampscott 1: Amy Kane scored in the first half off an assist from Victoria Himaras to give the Big Blue (13-4-2) a 1-0 advantage at the break. Tewksbury, however, scored two second half goals to oust Swampscott from the Division 2 North tournament.

”In my six years of coaching I’ve never had a closer team,” said Swampscott head coach Toby Channen. “None of the girls wanted the season to end. We were all in the locker room for an hour after the game, I’ver never seen that before.”

Newton Country Day 3, Pingree 1: Eliza Mead scored off an assist from Jill Witwicki as the Highlanders fall to (8-8-1).


Newton Country Day 3, Pingree 0: Libero Casey Torto (10 digs, two aces) and middle hitter Hanna Stasiuk (two aces, four kills, two blocks) led the way for the Highlanders (6-12), despite getting swept in straight sets (22-25, 8-25, 23-25).


Pingree 6, Beaver Country Day 0: Matthew St. Clair and Griffin Whitman each shot a 39 for the low score of the day, while senior Brandon Franco also won his match for the Highlanders (10-2).


Pingree placed 2nd at EIL Tounrey: The Highlanders (7-3) finished in second place overall at yesterday Eastern Independent League tournament and had three runners finish in the top 10; Evan Maravelis (18:10), Kyle Skelton (18:28) and Adam Gerber (18:43).


Highlander take 6th: Blair Kaneb (21:40) and Lauren Menzie (21:49) finished 17th and 19th respectively as Pingree (5-7) finished in sixth place as a team a the EIL tourney.

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