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October 24, 2012

Tuesday's area roundup: North Shore Tech boys earn playoff spot

BOYS SOCCER

The North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie boys soccer team clinched a playoff spot with a 3-2 win over West Roxbury yesterday after finishing last season with just three wins.

“The boys are really fired up. They worked hard in the off season and put a lot into it. Today was rewarding,” said NST/EA coach Tom Milaschewski. “The boys are happy, they’re trying to finish the season strong.”

Senior striker Cristian Scopa scored two goals, senior captain Ron Donahue had an assist and freshman Josh Zwiercan added a marker. NST/EA has one game left and a win could land them in the State Vocational Tournament. A win or two here or there and the Bulldogs could have a higher seed for the Division 3 North tournament.

Waring 0, Brimmer and May 0: Keeper Anders Erickson, Cam MacInnes and Charlie Mitchell played well for Waring (4-3-4).

Masconomet 6, Triton 0: Michael Ennis and Dylan Zernich both had a pair of markers in the Chieftains’ (13-0-2) shutout victory. Keyon Olia and Henry Behrens and single scores, while Chip Sherman, Jeff Panella, Tighe VanLenten and Adam Grammer created a great deal of scoring opportunities for Masco.

Manchester Essex 2, Ipswich 0: The Tigers drop to 5-6-4 overall.

Lexington Christian 2, Pingree 0: Ben Rotner and John Geer played well for the Highlanders now 2-7-3.

GIRLS SOCCER

Masconomet 3, Triton 2: Lexi Sheehan scored all of Masco’s goals with a hat trick performance yesterday. Nancy Palermo and Lexi Nason combined for the shutout victory for the Chieftains (10-4-2).

Ipswich 1, Manchester Essex 0: The Tigers (6-4-7) qualified for the tournament with their shutout victory over Machester Essex last night. Lia Ziegler scored at the 12 minute mark of the first half, while goalkeeper Molly Markos turned away five shots for her eighth shutout of the season. Senior Julia Davis had a strong game offensively.

VOLLEYBALL

Bishop Fenwick 3, Hamilton-Wenham 0: Senior middle hitter Cheryl Walsh had 7 blocks, senior captain Rachel Gershlak recorded 13 serves with no misses, libero Nikki Leonard had 18 digs and captain Cassandra Fibbe played strong on defense for the Generals.

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