The Salem News
---- — COLLEGE BASEBALL
Endicott 4, St. Joseph’s Maine 2: The Gulls scored three time in the fourth and held St. Joe’s off the board over the final six innings, knocking off the No. 11 team in the latest D3 baseball.com poll in the process. Eric Lemke bashed a 2-run triple with the tying and go-ahead run, then scored on Ralph Fidaleo’s RBI single. Tyler Hitchcock, who went 7.1 innings and improved to 2-0 on the season, then held the Monks scoreless until he gave way to Kevin Dupras, who for the last five outs to earn his first save.
MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE
Endicott 18, Curry 10: Scott McCormack led all scorers with five points on four goals and one helper as the Gulls improve to 6-3 on the season. Connor McCormack (three goals), Joshua Tordik (two goals), Nick Pinciaro (two goals) and Mark Cornacchio (two goals) all added to the scoring charge. Endicott took a 16-3 lead at the break and scored just two goals in the second half.
Salem State 8, Mass. Maritime 6: The Vikings( 5-1) got back in the win column after yesterday’s home win. Andy Rice and Ben Melaugh each had a pair of goals in the victory, while Dylan Svenson made seven saves in goal. SSU held a 44-22 shot advantage and will travel to Eastern Connecticut State on Saturday.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE
Endicott 17, Curry 5: Callie Murphy scored five goals and Kelly Tierney had two with five assists for a game-high seven points as the Gulls (4-3) rolled to 2-0 in Commonwealth Coast Conference play. Holly Mason had three goals and two assists, Siri Mason scored twice and had two helpers and Lauren Todd also had two goals for the winners.
Colby-Sawyer 13, Salem State 12 (OT): Bridget Dullea scored seven goals, including one that gave Salem State (1-3) a one goal lead late in the second half, but Colby-Sawyer tied it up and then outscored the Lady Vikings 2-1 in overtime to come away with the win.
Endicott 3, Curry 0: The Gulls (17-8, 9-0) remained spotless in conference play with a 25-3, 25-6, 25-12 sweep at home. Alex Warsik paced the brisk match with seven kills and Carter Roche handed out 16 assists for Endicott.
Eastern Nazarene 7, Endicott 2: Sophomore Timothy Forance won at No. 4 singles, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-1), and senior Jake Cohen prevailed at No. 5 singles, 6-2, 6-4, but it wasn’t enough as the Gulls dropped their Commonwealth Coast Conference opener.