, Salem, MA

February 5, 2013

Area roundup: Beverly girls track finish season at 7-0

The Salem News


Beverly 48, Swampscott 38: Kristen O’Connor doubled in the high jump (5-feet) and high hurdles (7.5) as the Panthers finished their season undefeated at 7-0. Caitlin Harty took first in the 300 (44.2), Madison Shropshire won the 600 (1:42.2), Keely Higgins finished first in the 1000 (3:19), Julianna Wesley was first in the mile (5:26) and Nicole Demars won the 2 mile (12:01).


Beverly 49, Swampscott 37: Kenny Pierce was first in the 50 (5.9) as the Panthers finished the season at 5-2 overall. Brendan Flaherty won the 300 (39.4), Dylan Perry took the 1000 (2:47) and Jay Richardson finished first in the high jump (5-10).


Medford 8, Marblehead 3: The Lady Headers dropped their second straight contest as Brittany Lydon score all three of the team’s goals. Rachel McKay, Hadley Woodfin and Emmarose Winder recorded assists, while Sabrina Doughman and Aly Hopkins combined for 10 saves in net.


Andover 2, Peabody 0: Despite a terrific all-around effort on the road against a Division 1 opponent, the Tanners (4-9-2) couldn’t put the puck away and must now win their final five games to qualify for state tournament play. Senior captain Joe Powers stopped 26 shots and watched as teammates such as junior forward Andrew Bisconti and senior defenseman Chris Minter had terrific games. Peabody outshot the Warriors in the final period, 14-5, and 31-28 for the game, but could never get the tying goal before the hosts iced it with an empty-netter with five seconds to play.


Pingree 57, Landmark 37: The Highlanders (15-5 overall, 10-1 Eastern Independent League) broke open what was a two-point halftime lead in the third quarter. Junior guard Reese Fullmer hit four threes and finished with 14 points and Kion McGee and Lucas Reeve each added six points off the bench.


KIPP Academy 44, Pingree 36: Senior captain Katlyn Oliver scored a team-high 12 points, though the Highlanders drop to 10-7 overall. Junior Caroline Fay had eight points and Pingree finished with 24 team rebounds.


Prep takes two: St. John’s Prep defeated Manchester Essex (122-13) and Haverhill (135-0) to win its seventh race of the season. The Eagles finished in the top five spots— Patrick McDermott (20.39), Joe Cavallaro (20.59), Ryan Carlucci (20.70), Bobby Holmes (20.89) and Peter Griffen (21.16).