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October 3, 2013

Wednesday's area roundup: Pingree girls top defending EIL champs


The Salem News

---- — GIRLS SOCCER

Pingree 1, Lexington Chrisitan Academy 0: Sophomore Char Esty made a solo run and scored the game’s only game with two minutes remaining to lift the Highlanders (5-0). Pingree’s lone league loss a year ago came to LCA, the defending Eastern Independent League champs, but this year Pingree broke through thanks in part to strong play from the backline of June Kiely, Molly Smith and Abby Dirks.

Waring 8, Brimmer & May 0: Freshman Amanda Adams and senior Ayla Rauhala each scored three goals to help Waring remain unbeaten on the season at 7-0. Keeper Holland Stam made five saves to earn her sixth shutout.

North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 2, Chelsea 0: Freshman Hailey Page had a goal and an assist and Sarah Powers also scored to help the Hawks move to 6-2-1. Keely Gallagher had an assist and a strong overall game, sweeper Ava Swiniarski played outstanding defense and keeper Sarah Cantwell earned her fifth shutout.

Bishop Fenwick 8, Matignon 0: Abbey Rocker scored twice for the Crusaders (5-4-1) while Colleen Corcoran, Jackie Edgett, Nicole Cambria, Cait Parrott, Mary Difilippo, and Bridget Corcoran each scored once. Emily Charette and Jenny Nasser had two assists apiece to help the Crusaders to victory.

BOYS SOCCER

St. John’s Prep 3, Malden Catholic 0: Mike Lanza had a goal and an assist and Greg French and Matt Clilton also scored as the Eagles (8-0-1 overall) stayed perfect in league play at 5-0. Paul Magazzu added two assist and keepers Bobby Holmes and Jared Costa split the shutout for St. John’s.

FIELD HOCKEY

Pingree 2, Lexington Christian 1: Katie Shreenan scored a pair of goals, each rebounds off the goalie’s pads, including the winning goal in the second half. The entire defense played well for the Highlanders (5-1 in EIL play) and Parker Beatrice stood out.

Ipswich 2, Saugus 1: The resilient Tigers had the apparent winning goal disallowed with two minute to go and then scored the winner in the last minute as Maddi Hill struck assisted by Meghan Lindahl (who scored Ipswich’s first goal).

Lynnfield 3, Hamilton-Wenham 2: The Generals fell behind by three goals and scored twice late in the second half to make it interesting. Ella Nielson and Mackenzie Plante scored the goals and Eliza Webber pitched in with an assist. Sophomore goalie Maddy Werner also played well for Hamilton-Wenham (3-6-1).

Masconomet 1, Manchester Essex 1: Senior forward Brittany Smith scored for Manchester Essex (9-0-2) off a feed from senior midfielder Taylor Meek. Junior goalie Hailey Malloy also played well for the Hornets.

GOLF

Saugus 45, Salem 27: The Witches dropped to 4-8 although they had winners in Madison Ballou (5 1/2- 3 1/2) and Wes Schaejbe (5-4).

Lynnfield 152, Masconomet 145: George May had 30 points and Christian Cardarelli added 27 but the Chieftains (5-5) fell to the Pioneers. Freshman Brock Reardon birdied the final hole to finish with 24 points for Masco.

Danvers 38 1/2, Winthrop 33 1/2: The Falcons (4-7-1) got wins from Wes Milbury, Christian McKenna, Alex Martin and Alex Taylor.

St. John’s Prep 52, Peabody 20: Matt Correale (3 1/2 points) and Tommy Southern (3 points) played tough for the Tanners, who slipped to 8-4-1.

North Reading 147, Ipswich 141: Senior co-captains Austin Rubino (33 points) and Quinn O’Connor (28) stood out for the Tigers while freshman Tomas Forman recorded a season-high 26 points for Ipswich (6-4).

Swampscott 44, Winthrop 28: The Big Blue rolled at Kernwood Country Club. Swampscott’s No. 2, Noah Maercklein, had the low round of 39 and won his match 8 1/2-1/2 to lead the way. Peter Wright (7-2), Anthony Springthorpe (6 1/2-2 1/2), Max Cohen (5 1/2-3 1/2) and Corey Bleau (5-4) also won their matches for Swampscott. Chris Thomsen halved his match for the Big Blue (5-7).

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Hamilton-Wenham 15, Saugus 48: The Generals (5-2) took each of the top five places led by race winner Daniel Allara (18:31). Matt Gillis (18:32) was second followed by Jon Blatchford (18:33), Michael Allara (18:34) and Tim Cades (18:45).

North Shore/Essex Aggie sweeps: Race winner Phil Simonton helped North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie top Presentation of Mary, 21-34, and Notre Dame, 24-32, to improve to 5-0. Doug Wilson finished third for the Hawks while Brandon Hurley was fifth, Ken Sheppard was tenth and Josh Fales finished eleventh.

Newburyport 21, Masconomet 36: Senior captain Harry Kent came in second overall in 16:17, which was the third fastest time for a Masco runner on its home course. Kyle Saddis (6th, 17: 35), Kevin Martin (7th, 17:36), and Danny Cosgrove (9th, 17:48) also ran well while Charlie Gilfeather and Baxter Demers tied for 12th in 18:14 for Masco (6-1).

Pingree 17, Bancroft 43: Kyle Skelton (18:55), Evan Maravelis (19:05) and Adam Gerber (19:18) took the top three spots to guide the Highlanders (3-0) to victory.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

Hamilton-Wenham 15, Saugus 50: The undefeated Generals (7-0) finished in a pack to take down CAL-newcomer Saugus. Sarah Herlihy (23:04) was the overall race winner, followed closely by Emily Horgan (23:05), Emily Weigand (23:06), Meg McWhirter (23:07) and Meghan Stone (23:08).

North Shore/Essex Aggie splits: The Hawks (4-1) lost narrowly to Presentation of Mary, 27-28, and also topped Notre Dame, 15-50. Jess O’Neill won the race for North Shore while Alexa Marquie was fourth, Jessica Steffanilli finished sixth, Anna Marshall was seventh and Corinna Rosario came in 13th.

Masconomet 21, Newburyport 24: Megan Collins won the race with a time of 19:58 to help the Chieftains improve to 6-1. Kathleen Gillespie was second in 20:24 while Abby Greenslade finished fifth (21:10), Kim Cosgrove finished sixth (21:13) and Gwen Ellis was seventh (21:31).

Ipswich 25, North Reading 32: Junior Annie Zampitella was second in 20:46 and Ipswich had three of the top five to win in the heat. Maggie Brown finished third in 22:06 and Brooke Robishaw was fifth in 23:11. Nora Hughes also had a strong race for the Tigers with a time of 23:32.

Pingree splits: The Highlanders defeated Bancroft, 20-41, but lost to Dana Hall, 21-39. Lauren Menzie ran 22:58 to finish second overall while Maya Jain placed sixth and Isabel Hoffman came in 10th for Pingree (4-2).

VOLLEYBALL

Masconomet 3, North Reading 1: Junior setter Katherine McManus had 22 assists to help the Chieftains (6-4) get back in the win column 25-11, 25-13, 17-25, 25-13. Middle hitter Maddi Burless had seven kills, five service points, three digs and a block and senior Maddie Kelly picked up 14 digs with five kills, three aces, two assists and a block.

Beverly 3, Hamilton-Wenham 1: The Panthers came out on top 25-21, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21. Bridget Keaton led Beverly with nine aces while Kristen Abbondanza (eight kills) and Olivia George had five each and Katherine Brown had six blocks and eight aces.The Generals were led by strong serving from Maddie O’Connor and Leah Walsh.

Milton Academy 3, Pingree 0: Milton Academy won 25-16, 25-17, 25-17. Pingree (2-5) got solid play from Haley Sabino and Hanna Stasiuk.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE TENNIS

Endicott 9, Salve Regina 0: Chrissy Martel, Amy Heacox, Natalie Egbert, Suzie Newman, Mackenzie Rhodes and Brittany Potter took all six singles points as Endicott improved to 8-3 and 6-1 in the Commonwealth Coast Conference. The six Gulls also teamed to win all three doubles matches.

Plymouth State 5, Salem State 4: Lauren Woods and Hillary Gutafson teamed to win a doubles match and each captured a single match, but the Vikings (2-5) were edged by PSU.

Gordon 9, WNEC 0: The Fighting Scots (8-5) clinched a Commonwealth Coast Conference playoff berth with a Senior Day clean sweep. Caroline Hall, Tawnie Yeaw, Lily Drescher, Cindi Flynn, Jessie Dupre and Abby Caron picked up singles points for Gordon.

COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY

Salve Regina 1, Endicott 0: Senior goalie Lizetta Solarik stopped six of seven shots, but Salve managed to score the game’s only goal as the Gulls fell to 5-6.

Wellesley 1, Gordon 0: The 16th ranked Blue scored early in the second half and held on to top Gordon (8-3). Anna Bury stopped 11 shots in the Gordon cage.

MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER

Keene St. 9, Salem State 3: Samir Zepaj, Matt Figueiredo and Costa Hatziiannou had the goals for Salem State (1-7), which fell victim to an offensive onslaught in the Granite State as the Owls put 34 shots on goal.