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January 18, 2013

Thursday's area roundup: Danvers swimming wins on the road

SWIIMMING

Danvers 97, Lynn English 89: The Falcons (5-1) won with a complete team effort last night as head coach Barbara Damon couldn’t have been more excited about the road victory.

“I told the kids on the bus that I was so proud and as swimmers they should be proud of themselves,” said Damon. “Everyone contributed and the hard work really showed. It’s great for us going into the conference meet with a win like this.”

Sophomore Josh Mentzer doubled in the 100 IM and 100 fly, while Tom Giannino won the 50 free and 100 free.

Lynn Classical 96, Salem 82: The Witches finished their season at 3-5, as senior Julie Nguyen qualified for states in the 100 breast stroke (1:15.68). Kevin Klein won the 100 fly and Melissa Trainor took first in the 500 free for Salem.

Marblehead 94, peabody 79: The Tanners (5-1-1) suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of undefeated Marblehead. The boy’s 200-yard freestyle relay team of Alex Guay, Pat Jwansowski, Zack Melville and Alex Strakosha won with a time of (1:41.74), while Strakosha won the 100 free (53.33)

Beverly 85, revere 69: Sarah Welch had double wins in the 200 free and 100 butterfly and was a member of the winning 200 and 400 free relay teams. Astrid Swensen was fist in the 100 back and 100 breast stroke as the Panthers move to 5-1-1. Nick Grabowski finished fist in the 200 IM, while Carli Blau won diving.

GIRLS TRACK

Peabody 73.67, Lynn Classical 12.3: The Tanners had wins in all but two events in their victory over Classical. First place finishers for Peabody (3-2) include; Rachel Barrett (high jump), Katie Gallo (shot), Hayley Dowd (45 dash), Heather MacLean (600), Carrera Dean (1000), Julia Merchant (mile) and Josie Pagliuca (2 mile).

Marblehead 62, Winthrop 24: The Magicians remain unbeaten in the conference at 4-0 and 4-1 overall as Mimi Goetz doubled in the 55 yard dash and shot put. Janaya Randall was fist in the mile, while Kathleen Huber won in the 1000.

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