The Bishop Fenwick track teams started the spring off fast with both the girls and boys teams producing somewhat convincing wins in their respective season openers.
The girls defeated Archbishop Williams, 79-58, while the boys prevailed, 92-44.
Arianna Maida (2-mile, 800) and Becky Woodcock (triple jump, 100 hurdles) each won two events to pace the Crusaders in the girls meet. Katie Buonopane (javelin), Sabrina Silbagni (long jump), Erin Andy (high jump), Lindsay Donohue (400 hurdles), and Sydney Packard (mile) also won individual events for Fenwick. The Crusaders were also first in the 1,600 meter relay.
On the boys’ side, Charlie Maistrellis (long jump, 200) and Nick Tambini (400 hurdles, 110 hurdles) were the double winners. Rufus Rushins (shot put), Jacob Surabian (javelin), Myles Connor (high jump), Eric Loehle (2-mile), Ryan Connelly (100), Devin Graham (400) and Mitch Rivers (800) were also winners for the Crusaders.
The Fenwick boys also won both the 400 and 1,600 meter relays.
Winthrop 14, North Shore Tech 2: Senior Rob Craig allowed one run in four innings and North Shore (1-1) led 2-1, but the Vikings did damage against the Hawk bullpen. Sophomores Matt O’Connell, Aaron Smart, Paul Gauthier and Leo Smart sparked North Shore’s offense.
Salem 11, Revere 0: Goalie Abigail Meadowcroft stopped five penalty shots and nine shots in all to earn the rare shutout as Salem moved to 3-0. Defenders Shaina Hall, Brenna Burke, Jessica Jellison and Nicole Sadoway (goal) also played well in front of the keeper.
Marissa Romeo had three goals and one assist to pace Salem’s offense while Alexa Gilbert scored three goals. Lydia Grassberger, Emily Coelho, Julia Donahue and Cameron Connolly also scored goals.
Danvers 11, Beverly 10: The Panthers closed the gap late, but Danvers (3-0) held on for the win. Rachel Trocchi scored three goals and dished out three assists and Meaghan McKenna scored four goals to power the Falcons. Caitlin Tivnan added one goal and two assists while Katherine Leonard, Abby Armstrong and Allie Zunick each scored once. Goalie Kara Conners played well for Danvers.