, Salem, MA


April 4, 2014

Thursday's area roundup: Falcons walk off over Fenwick to begin season


Danvers 2, Bishop Fenwick: With the bases loaded in the top of the fifth, Danvers’ Alex Taylor walked scoring Matt Andreas for the game-winning run in the top of the seventh as the Falcons opened the season with the win. Brandon Hyde went 4 and 1/3 innings allowing one unearned run on three hits. Raf Tylus got the win in relief tossing 2 and 2/3 innings of one-hit ball. Danvers (1-0) got on the board in the third inning when Ryan Kelleher hit a grounder that was bobbled with the bases loaded allowing Andrew Olszak to cross home plate. Olszak, a sophomore, had five assists at shortstop.

North Shore Tech 6, Minuteman 5: The Bulldogs began the 2014 season with a win. Mike Mitchell and Mike Theriault combined to do the work on the hill for North Shore (1-0).


Masconomet 13, Marblehead 7: Sarah Yeakel pumped in four goals for Masco (1-1) while Kathleen Gillespie (two goals, one assist) was huge for the Chieftains in the transition game.

Salem 8, Swampscott 6: The Witches moved to 2-0. Alexa Gilbert scored three times with one assist, Emily Coelho had two goals and one assists and goalie Abbi Meadowcroft made 10 saves.


Masconomet 4, Swampscott 1: Swampscott (0-1) had Veronica Pyatigorskaya win at second singles 6-2, 6-2.


St. John’s Prep 3, Concord-Carlisle 2: The Eagles won their season opener over a solid Concord-Carlisle team. Dan Cunningham won at first singles and the Eagles doubles teams swept both points.

Triton 3, Ipswich 2: First doubles team Forest Finn and Sam Benford won 6-4, 6-1 and second doubles Ryan Fremont-Smith and Max Benford were victorious 7-5, 6-1.


Swampscott 70, revere 61: Aidan Brawley won the Javelin (144) for Swampscott (1-0) , Bennett Smith topped the two mile (11:01), Tristan Smith captured the 110 hurdles (17.1) and Noah Conti won the 800 (2:06).


Marblehead 7, Swampscott 2: Marblehead (1-1) picked up its first win of the season thanks to a hat trick Dean Fader. Brad Knittle added two goals, Sam Paquette and Troy Thompson had a goal each, Liam Gillis anchored the defense and Nathan Maselek made eight saves in goal for the Magicians.

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