, Salem, MA

September 19, 2013

Wednesday's area roundup: Pingree girls soccer opens season with win

The Salem News

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Pingree 4, Beaver Country Day 1: Nicole Scarfo, Kerri Zerfoss, Charlotte Esty and Lexi McNinch all scored in the Highlanders first game of the season. Pingree scored its final three goals in a matter of seven minutes to regain the lead and take the victory. Freshmen Meg Foye, Olivia Pena, along with Scarfo played well in their first varsity game.

Waring 7, Woodward 0: Freshman Amanda Adams netted a pair of goals and assisted on another for Waring (3-0).


Pingree 5, Beaver Country Day 0: Senior Eliza Mead had two goals and one assist and Pingree improved to 2-1. Quinn Anderson and captains Jillian Witwicki and Solina Powell also scored while Katie Shreenan had one assist in the Highlanders’ complete team effort.

Manchester Essex 2, Rockport 0: Maddy Dahlin and Brittany Smith scored the goals for the Hornets (4-0-1), while Taylor Meek assisted on both scores.

Masconomet 2, Hamilton-Wenham 0: The Generals drop to 2-3 on the season, despite seeing strong play from Caroline Fallon.


St. JOhn’s Prep 4, Xaverian 2: The Eagles (4-0-1) improved to 2-0 in Catholic Conference play behind two goals and one assist form Paul Magazzu. Matt Chilton had a goal and an assist and Patrick Foley had one goal as St. John’s built a 4-1 lead. Peter McManus had one assist, midfielders Greg French and Liam Welch played well and keeper Bobby Holmes made four saves.

Watertown 3, Bishop Fenwick 1: The Crusaders played well and grew as a team but didn’t have quite enough for their Middlesex League foes. Cam Mirra scored Fenwick’s goal with an assist from Rashad DaSilva and captains Alex Baker and Greg Enos played well for the Crusaders (2-4-1).

Pingree 7, Dexter 1: Reese Fulmer, Ben Rotner and Kian McGee played well as the Highlanders improved to 1-1.

St. Mary’s 2, Archbishop Williams 2: Salem’s Noah Camelo scored two unassisted goals to help the Spartans record the tie with unbeaten Archbishop Williams. Goalie Helio Neto made 18 saves for St. Mary’s (3-1-2) while Christian Chavez and Kevin Esper played well.

Minutemen 5, NST/Essex Aggie 2: Josh Zweircan and Dillon Tighe scored the goals for the Bulldogs (0-5), who are still looking for their first win.


Wakefield 40, Swampscott 32: The Big Blue fell in a non-league match though Cody Bleau won in the No. 6 spot to stay unbeaten on the season. Max Cohen and Noah Maercklein also won their matches by scores of 5-4.

Amesbury 149, Masconomet 112: Joe Klingensmith scored 23 points to lead the Chieftains and Mike Manni added 22, but it wasn’t enough as Masco slipped to 2-2.

Ipswich 143, Georgetown 112: Senior captain Austin Rubino (30 points), senior captain Quinn O’Connor (26 points) and Kyle Mulkarin (24 points) were among the Tigers’ (5-1) top performers.

Danvers 45, Peabody 45: Matt Alexander, Alex Taylor, Tim Unzur and Charlie McCarthy were victorious for the Falcons (1-4-1).


Pingree 3, Chapel Hill/Chauncy Hall 0: Sophomore middle hitter Hanna Stasiuk collected six kills as the Highlanders (2-0) won 25-6, 25-5, 25-7. Karolyn Urena played well in the back row for Pingree and delivered seven service aces.

North Reading 3, Hamilton-Wenham 0: The Generals fell 25-8, 25-5, 25-12 as they look to break in a number of new varsity players. Junior middle hitter Maddie O’Connor and senior libero Leah Walsh played well for H-W and sophomore Kristina Renaud had two very good blocks.

Lynnfield 3, masconomet 0: Senior Haley Greenslade picked up 20 digs and also has two assists, a kill and a block but the Pioneers pulled out a 25-23, 25-23, 25-6 decision. Senior Maddie Kelly had seven points, five digs, three kills and two blocks for Masco, which is 3-2.

Bishop Fenwick 3, St. Mary’s 0: The Crusaders cruised to 25-5, 25-10 and 25-14 wins to improve to 4-1. Madison Camelo had nine kills and three blocks, Julie Ywuc added 11 assists, and Jen Crovo added five aces.


Masconomet 26, Hamilton-Wenham 29: Overall winner Harry Kent (16:18) paced the Chieftains to a razor thin win. Kyle Saddis ran fourth for Masco (4-0) while Kevin Martin, Danny Cosgrove and Baxter Demers all crossed in 18:01 to collect crucial points.Hamilton-Wenham’s Max Gillis was second in 16:23 followed by Mike Alarra in 17:13 and John Blatchford in fifth in 17:33. Freshman Jack Gourdeau (18:26) and Dan Alarra (18:29) were also impressive.

Swampscott 26, Danvers 27: The Big Blue used their depth to stay undefeated at 3-0 and also beat Winthrop on the day. Matt Mahoney (14:16), Bennett Smith (15:17), Marco Scibelli (15:22), Robert McLaughlin (15:36) and Noah Conti (16:03) were the top five finishers for the Big Blue.

James Bailey (14:42) was second overall for the Falcons (2-1), while Kevin Hebert (14:53) was third and Ryan Heber (15:26) finished sixth.

Marblehead 25, Gloucester 36: The Fishermen took the top two spots but Marblehead went three through 11 as the Magicians’ depth led to a win. Chris Rodts came in third in 15:52, followed by Conrad Rosseau in 16:10 and Jared Kokinos in 16:12.

Peabody Takes Two: Freshman Matt D’Amato won his first varsity race in 18:59 as the Tanners took out Lynn Classical, 15-50, and Salem, 15-48, to improve to 3-0. Jason Karakaedos was second in 19:36 followed by Anthony Pizzo in 19:41 and Steven May in 19:42.

Pingree sweeps: Evan Maravelis was first in 18:35 to lead Pingree to wins over Berwick (22-33) and Dexter (19-37). Kyle Skelton and Adam Gerber took third and fourth for the Highlanders (2-0).

Beverly sweeps: The Panthers topped Revere (17-44) and Lynn English (18-45) to earn their first victories of the season. Campbell Wood was first overall (17:43), while Brian McPherson (18:03) and Anthony Morrissey (18:49) finished second and fourth respectively.


hAMILTON-wENHAM 20, mASCONOMET 41: The undefeated Generals (4-0) had eight of the top ten finishers in a very strong performances. Jeanine Zheng was second in 20:23 followed by senior captain Emily Horgan (20:30), Olivia Horgan (20:32), Meghan Stone (20:46) and Amanda Burnett (20:59). H-W’s Meg McWhirter was eighth in 21:37, Mazey Loomis finished ninth in 21:52 and Catherine Howley was 10th in 22:07.Masconomet’s Meggie Collins was the race winner in 19:53 and Kathleen Gillespie finished seventh.

Danvers Sweeps, Big Blue split: The Falcons defeated Swampscott (25-30) and Winthrop (21-36) in yesterday’s tri-meet. Catalina Dominick broke the course record at Winthrop and placed first with a time 15:44. Jessica Driscoll was fourth overall (18:29) and Ali Barker finished fifth (18:48) for the Falcons (3-0) For the Big Blue, Isabella Kornitsky (17:14), Alyssa Mauriello (18:17), Vivien Gere (19:18), Veronica Rizzo (19:49) and Charlotte Westhoven (19:50) were strong.

Ipswich 17, Georgetown 43: Sophomore Emily DeMarco set a new Georgetown course record of 19:24 and the Tigers cruised. Annie Zampitella (20:20), Maggie Brown (21:40), Brooke Robishaw (22:21) and Katherine Angel (22:22) also had strong races for Ipswich.

Tanners Sweep: Julia Merchant won the race in 22:53 and Peabody topped Lynn Classical and Salem by scores of 15-50. MacKenzie Picardy came in second in 23:08 and Caitlin Collins was third with a time of 23:21 for the unbeaten Tanners (3-0).

Beverly sweeps: The Panthers grabbed the top six spots and easily took care of Revere (15-49) and Lynn English (15-50). Nicole Demars (19:02) and Abby Walsh (19:11) paced Beverly (3-0) while Julianna Wesley, Maeve Monahan, Keely Higgins, and Melissa Lubas also ran well.

Pingree takes two of three: Pingree defeated Southfield (24-31) and Berwick (18-40), but lost to Winsor (20-39) to start the season. Blair Kaneb (4th), Ali Knowles (5th) and Lauren Menzie (7th) ran well for the Highlanders.

Marblehead 17, Gloucester 42: Janaya Randall came in first overall with a time of 17:57 for the Magicians (1-0). Lilly Roberts was second (18:05), and Sarah Oliver finished third (18:47).


Endicott 3, Wellesley 1: Jessica Joseph broke a 1-1 tie in the 68th minute and Shelby McLenithan added an insurance goal late as the Gulls climbed over .500 at 4-3-1. Endicott took advantage of an early Wellesley own goal and got three saves from Katie Donnelly in the victory.

Salem State 1 Southern Maine 0: The Lady Vikings (1-2-1) picked up their first win of the year as Swamspcott’s Kelly Birchmore scored the game’s only goal midway through the second half. Goalie Rachel Ledbetter stopped everything that came her way to ensure Salem State stayed on top.

Gordon 3, Brandeis 2: Two goals from Hannah Midwinter helped the Fighting Scots (6-1) up end the No. 8 ranked team nationally from the latest NSCAA poll. Lauren Hayes also had a goal for Gordon, keeper MacKenzie Dion made an outstanding 11 saves and Midwinter’s go-ahead goal came with 10 minutes to play.


Endicott 9, Western New England 0: The doubles teams of Amy Heacox/MacKenzie Rhodes, Suzie Newman/Brittany Potter and Chrissy Martel/Natalie Egbert gave up just one game as Endicott (5-2) remained unbeaten in conference play. Skyelar MacLeod picked up her first singles win of the year as well.

Gordon 8, Wentworth 1: The Fighting Scots won their second straight to move to 5-3 this fall.


Endciott 3, Gordon 0: The Gulls (6-7) kicked off league play with a 25-10, 25-19, 25-22 sweep. Mackenzie Guerre led the winners with seven kills and four digs and Erika Turdon picked up 20 digs. Gordon (4-6) was led by Laura Schmidt, who had seven kills.


UNE 1, Gordon 1: The visiting Nor’easters had the game’s only goal early int he second half to win the conference opener against Gordon, which fell to 4-2. Goalie Anna Bury made 10 saves for the Fighting Scots.