Bishop Fenwick 3, Dracut 0: The top-seeded Crusaders (19-2) opened the Division 2 North tournament with a 25-18, 25-16, 25-11 sweep. Captain Kate Lipka led the way with 19 kills while Jen Crovo had 11 and setter Tessa McLauglin had 38 assists. Olivia Morsey added 18 digs for Fenwick, which hosts Weston tomorrow in the next round.
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Danvers’ Dominick victorious: Junior Catalina Dominick, fresh off an NEC title last weekend, ran the best girls time of the day at the MSTCA Invitational in Wrentham Saturday. Dominick’s 18:00 won the Division 2 girls varsity (grades 11 and 12) race and was 90 seconds better than her time on the course last year.
In the Division 1 girls race, Beverly’s Nicole Demars was fourth in 18:51 and Julianna Wesley was 12th in 19:34. Maeve Monahan (16th) and Keely Higgins medaled for the Panthers as well. Abby Walsh of Beverly also won the girls sophomore race in 19:00. Allison Barker also ran well for Danvers, finishing 24th in D2.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Locals shine at MSTCA Invite: Beverly’s Campbell Wood ran 16:35 to finish 12th in the boys Division 1 race at the MSTCA Invitational. In the boys Division 2 race, Danvers’ Keven Hebert was the top local finisher in 17:52 (17th).
Salem 3, East Boston 0: The Witches (11-7-1) did not allow a single shot on net during yesterday’s Division 2 North first round contest. Sydney Hanford (who also had an assist), Nicole Sadoway and Hannah Van De Stadt did the scoring for 13th seeded Salem while Katherine Towey, Hayley Jellison and Alix Bryant stood out on the defensive end.
Ipswich 5, Whittier Tech 0: Katie Monahan and Joanna Perry both notched two goals to power the Tigers (9-4-6) to an easy Division 3 North first round playoff victory. Kaitlin Robinson also found the back of the net for the hosts
Hamilton-Wenham 1, Watertown 0: Jillian Kefalis’ goal two minutes into the second half was all the offense that the Generals (12-4-3) would need in winning their playoff opener.