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April 8, 2014

Monday's area roundup: Salem softball picks up win in season opener

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For the Big Blue, Junior righty Greg Collier pitched on short notice and pitched competitively for the Big Blue (0-1). Mike Faia played well at shortstop for Swampscott and recorded one hit.

BOYS LACROSSE

Pingree 15, Landmark 3: Sophomore Sam Ober (four goals, one assist) and freshman goalie Conor White (12 saves) were instrumental in helping Pingree (1-1) grab its first win. Junior Carter Rossano, sophomore Maxx Trotsky and senior Brandon Franco had two goals and one assist each.

Salem 8, Wilmington 4: Peter Slatter could not be stopped registering seven goals for the Witches (2-1). Craig Denehy added a goal and two assists, Mat Muse had a pair of assists and Christian Costa made 13 saves in net for Salem.

Peabody 10, Gloucester 5: Josh Fiore (two assists) recorded a hat trick for Peabody (1-1) while junior Chris Cuervelus scored his first career varsity goal. Reed Foster (goal, two assists) and Bobby Caproni (two goals, assist) were the other top offensive contributors.

Nashoba Valley Tech 9, North Shore Tech 8: Anthony Santo and Anthony Huntley both had hat tricks for the Hawks (1-1) while Dan McCormack chipped in a two goals and an assist. Over the weekend, the Hawks defeated Saugus 11-4 thanks to four goals apiece from Huntley (three assists) and McCormack as well as 11 saves from goalie Garrett Oman.

Austin Prep 11, Bishop Fenwick 9: The Crusaders (1-3) got seven goals from Kyle Russell while Nick Finan was outstanding between the pipes with 20 saves. Mark Nalesnik and Chris Napolitano each also scored goals for Fenwick.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Austin Prep 13, Bishop Fenwick 11: Tessa McLauglin recorded six points on four goals and two assists for the Crusaders (2-2). Annette Ruggiero had three goals, Caroline Crawford and Merry Harrington had two goals a piece.

Dracut 16, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 7: The Bulldogs lost their opener despite 16 saves from goalie Morgan Cobuzi. Kaleigh Stirrat, Jennifer Lutes, Jillian Morrell, and Anna Harriman also played well for North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie.

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