Jackson McPherson’s header with under a minute to play lifted Danvers to a 2-1 win over Beverly. The Panthers went ahead 1-0 early and Danvers drew even on a Ryan Kelleher goal assisted by Matt Kidney.
The as time wound down, Danvers (5-1-3) won a loose ball in the box and Chris Davis collected it and took it wide. His pass went to Nikolay Sakhin, who crossed it to McPherson at the post for the winning marker.
“Davis had a really good game up top. He definitely would’ve had the hockey assist on that goal,” said Danvers coach Mike Chase. “This was a big win for the guys in a close game.”
Sweeper Kidney had a very strong game for the Falcons while senior Zach Noring had an “unbelievable” game, said Chase.
Pentucket 1, Ipswich 0: The Tigers dipped to 5-4 on the season with a narrow loss.
Peabody 2, Marblehead 2: The Tanners were less than a minute away from recording another win, but Marblehead scored off a corner kick with 30 seconds to force the tie. Ben Manoogian scored off a pass from Christian Morales in the first half to give Peabody (6-0-2) the lead. Kenny Sawyer finished Connor Wolff’s corner kick in the second half to give the Tanners a 2-1 advantage. C.J. Alimonte, Jake Silva and Ryan Wolff also played well for Peabody.
Masconomet 5, Lynnfield 0: Regan Charie had one goal and two assists and Steve Heintzelman earned the shutout in his first varsity start in goal as the Chieftains improved to 7-1-1. Max Craig, Kevin Gilbert, Adam Grammer and Shane Collins also scored for Masconomet.
Peabody 1, Marblehead 0: Freshman Molly Tansey scored the game’s only goal with 10 minutes to go as the Tanners (6-1-1) and senior keeper Caitlin Lodi collected their fourth consecutive shutout. Strong defense from Alex Lomasney, Ali Demeo, Katrina Silva and Katherine Scacchi helped Peabody keep Marblehead off the board.
Waring 8, Woodward 0: Amanda Adams finished with three goals and Marilyn Hinrichs finished with four assists as Waring improved to 6-0.
Salem 4, Gloucester 1: Freshman Tayla O’Leary had a pair of goals to help the Witches get over .500 on the year at 5-4. Deema Hijleh then added two goals of her own in the second half with an assist to Nicole Sadoway. Keeper Jackie Panneton made four saves for the win.
Ipswich 3, Pentucket 0: Freshman Rachel Jeager had a pair of goals and senior Katie Monahan had a goal and an assist as Ipswich improved to 4-2-3. Eliza Statile and Emily Evans assisted on Ipswich’s goals and keepers Hannah Lynch and Skylar Hambley combined for the Tigers’ fifth shutout of the season.
Swampscott 4, Lynn Classical 0: Eight players factored into the scoring as Swampscott scored a pair of goals in each half. Mackenzie Robertson, Shauna King, Leah Dawley and Sarah Hingston each scored goals for the Big Blue (5-2-2) while Megan Hartmann, Jayme Caponigro, Aisling Denehy and Megan Marocco had the assists. Sam Rizzo made two saves for the shutout.
North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 4, Northeast 0: Makayla Norden had one goal and one assist and Anna Harriman and Keely Gallagher had one goal each to help North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie improved to 5-2-1 overall. Brittany Soper and Lindsey McGovern also played well in the win.
Masconomet 4, Lynnfield 1: Kaleigh White scored a hat trick and assist on another goal as the Chieftains improve 6-0-2. Lynnfield was undefeated and hadn’t been score on prior to last night’s game. Sammi Sheehan netted the other marker, while Kate Kitsaksos and Paige Pratt added assists. The entire defense played well in front of freshman goalie Katy Pelletier, who made 12 saves.
Bishop Fenwick 3, Arlington Catholic 0: Setter Tessa McLaughlin handed out 35 assists and have five aces to help the Crusaders (9-1) win 25-10, 25-21, 25-18. Kate Lipka collected 19 kills and four blocks while Gianna Pizzano had seven kills and 11 digs and Jen Crovo had six kills and nine digs.
Salem 3, Hamilton-Wenham 0: The Witches (7-5) rolled 25-18, 25-20, 25-17 as Codey Homan had nine kills along with four digs and an ace, and Hannah Mularkey added nine kills of her own to go with seven digs, three aces and a block. Defensively, libero Kayti Lefrancois picked up eight digs and 11 service points.
Mystic Valley 3, North Shore Tech 0: The Bulldogs fell 25-12, 25-7 and 25-7.
Acton-Boxboro 7, Bishop Fenwick 0: The Crusaders ran into a buzzsaw in the defending Division 1 state champions. Kathleen Moran, Victoria Hernandez, Jackie Hart and goalie Bridgette Townsend (19 saves) played well for the Crusaders (6-3).
Peabody 5, Salem 0: Diane Migneault scored two goals and assisted on another to help the Tanners handle Salem. Emily Bettencourt, Dayna Collins and Evangeline Anderle also scored for Peabody while Sarah Blanchette had an assist and played well overall. The Tanners moved to 3-5.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Marblehead 22, Danvers 35: Overall race winner Chris Rodts (16:27) helped the Magicians remain unbeaten at 4-0. Conrad Rosseau was third for Marblehead and the Black-and-Red then took fifth-through-seventh with Adam Linsky (17:15), Chris Wigglesworth (17:25) and Hillman Hollister (17:30) to seal the meet.
Danvers’ James Bailey finished second in 16:50 and Kevin Hebert was fourth with a time of 17:14. Ryan Heber also finished in the top 10.
Beverly 15, Salem 49: Matt Heckman, Michael Scott, Brian McPherson, Zach Bauer and Campbell Wood crossed the line together to give the Panthers the victory. Charlie Boschen was also sixth for Beverly (4-1).
Peabody 20, Lynn English 35: Anthony Pizzo was Peabody’s top finisher, coming in first overall at 16:33. Joshua Rizzo (16:55) was third and Manny Viera (16:57) finished fourth for the Tanners (4-0)
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Beverly 15, Salem 50: The Panthers took the top five spots to run away from Salem. Nora Monahan, Sheehan Gotsch, Danielle Bertaux, Sarah Welch, and Lexi Sutyak were the top five finishers for Beverly (5-0).
Marblehead 22, Danvers 37: The Magicians grabbed the second through fifth spots to move to 3-0. Lily Roberts (19:16) and Janaya Randall (19:34) each finished in under 20 minutes, while Sarah Oliver (20:02) and Paige Ferrucci (20:18) also ran well for Marblehead.
Catalina Dominick won the race in 18:17, which was a Danvers home course record for a Danvers runner. Jessica Driscoll and Ali Barker finished in sixth and seventh place, respectively, for the Falcons.
Peabody 15, Lynn English 50: Caitlin Collins finished first overall in 21:46 to help the Tanner remain unbeaten at 4-0. Emily Christensen (21:47) was second and Josie Pagliuca (22:12) finished third.
Beverly 511/2, Lynn English 201/2: Sara Daley shot a 37 out of the No. 7 spot while Amy Moidini fired a 40 at No. 8 as both won their matches, 9-0, for the unbeaten Panthers. Josh Cairns (61/2 to 2 1/2), Chris Sinclair (7-2), Seamus Desmond (61/2 to 2 1/2) and Bryce Mitchell (61/2 to 2 1/2) also prevailed for Beverly (10-0).
St. John’s Prep 229, Xaverian 241: The Eagles (8-2, 4-1 Catholic Conference) bounced back at Salem Country Club with Stephen Dilisio and James Turned leading the way by shooting 37. Freshmen Mark Turner and Chris Francoeur each shot 38 and Colin Natale of Danvers chipped in with a round of 39.
Marblehead 44, Winthrop 28 : The Magicians (7-1) got match wins from Kyle Maulden, Charlie Thompson, Jake Hempel, Jake Kramer and Brian Cohn on their way to victory at Tedesco. Owen Picariello, Pitch Riley and Matthew Scholnick also halved their matches.
Danvers 43, Swampscott 29: Wes Milbury, Christian McKenna, Matt Alexander, Zach Tarricone, Alex Martin, and Tim Unczer had the wins for Danvers, which improved to 3-7-1. Peter Wright recorded a win for Swampscott.
Peabody 371/2, Lynn Classical 341/2: Peabody’s Bobby Sacramone picked up a huge win at No. 8 for the Tanners, taking his match 5-4 to seal the victory. Nolan Franey won at No. 1 (51/2-3 1/2), Ted Izzo prevailed at No. 5 (61/2-2 1/2), and Blake Ward took care of business at No. 6 (61/2-2 1/2) for the Tanners (9-3-1).
Manchester Essex 154, Hamilton-Wenham 108: Harrison O’Brien led the Generals with 24 points, but it wasn’t enough. Hamilton-Wenham (3-7) also got solid production from Scott Hughes (21 points) and Mike Gillis (20).
Ipswich 139, Saugus 127: Austin Rubino ripped off 32 points to help Ipswich improve to 6-3. Ryan Mulkerin (26 points), Quinn O’Connor (23), Jacob Reedy (22) and Tomas Forman (21) also had big days for the Tigers.
Pingree 41/2, Beaver Country Day 11/2: Alec Shelbourne finished with a 3-over par 39 to lead the Highlanders to victory. Brandon Franco (40), Gabe Saleter (44) and Matt St. Claire (45) also played well for Pingree (3-1).
Salem 46, Revere 26: Kyle Doherty and Wes Schaejbe won their matches 7-2, while Josh Powers and Cam Fraser both won 6-3 as the Witches move to 4-7 on the season. Madison Belleau, Cam Toomey and A.J. Darmody also won their matches.
COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY
Southern Maine 6, Salem State 3: Goals by Lauren Pazdziorny and Kathleen Clark (who each assisted the other’s tally) helped Salem State (5-3) get to halftime tied 2-2, but the Huskies scored four times in the second half to pull ahead. Kelsey Russell also had a goal for SSU.
MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER
Endicott 1, UMass Dartmouth 0: Abdulla Al khalifa scored in the 36th minute and Austin Peluso stopped all eight shots he faced as Endicott climbed over .500 at 6-5.
Gordon 2, Lasell 1: Andrew Vandervoort scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season as the Fighting Scots stayed perfect on the year at 10-0.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER
Gordon 3, Emerson 1: Taylor McSherry scored twice and Kendra Woudenberg also notched a goal as Gordon (10-1) rattled off three straight tallies after falling behind early.
Endicott 3, Wentworth 1: Callie Dolan was dominant with 20 kills and Mackenzie Guerre added 16 kills as the Gulls (10-9) remained perfect in CCC play by winning 25-22, 15-25, 25-20, 25-14.
Salve Regina 3, Gordon 0: The Scots (6-10) were swept by the CCC leaders 25-17, 25-14 25-12. Gordon’s Jessica Burdick had 10 kills and Maggie Risma had 17 digs.
Kane leads McDaniel to 11th place: Former Masconomet standout Alex Kane led McDaniel to an 11th-place finish at the Joe Agee Invitational, hosted by William and Mary, this week. Kane had a 54-hole total of 221, including a Centennial Conference record-tying 68 in the second round. Kane shot a 75 in the opening round and closed with a 78 to finish 23rd individually. McDaniel finished with a combined 909. James Madison won with an 851 in the tournament, which featured nine Division 1 teams.