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April 10, 2013

Tuesday's Area Roundup: Hamilton-Wenham boys tennis opens with victory

BOYS TENNIS

Hamilton-Wenham 5, Matignon 0: The Generals (1-0) opened the season in strong fashion. Woody Watson singles (6-1, 6-4), Joe Love (6-2, 6-2) and Drew Nekeroski (6-2, 6-2) swept singles play while Adam Celeta/Reed Forsey (6-3, 6-2) and Frankie Bucco/Tijs van Maarens (6-0, 6-0) cruised in doubles.

St. John’s Prep 3, B.C. High 2: The Eagles (3-0) were down 2-0 after the first two sets but finished out the day on a 3-0 run to top their conference rival. Dan Cunningham won at No. 3 singles (7-6, 5-7, 6-4), Ian Wright/Alec McNiff took No. 1 doubles (4-6, 7-5, 6-1) and John Shaffer/Sean Nork won at No. 2 double (6-4, 6-4).

Salem 3, Malden 2: Tahmid Raji, Aidan Scrimgeour and Guthrie Scrimgeour swept the singles matches as Salem bumped its record to 2-0.

BASEBALL

Georgetown 5, Ipswich 2: Kyle Barber reached base all three times and had two RBI but Ipswich (0-1) couldn’t convert with bases loaded and nobody out in the sixth.

SOFTBALL

North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 17, Lynn Tech 2: Kaera Wyse whiffed six in two innings on the mound and Rhiannon Lane was 3-for-3 with a grand slam and six RBI.

Marion 10, Bishop Fenwick 9: The Crusaders (1-2) had a 9-5 lead in the bottom of the sixth, but had some fielding errors which eventually cost them the game. Natalie Moore has pitched all three games for Fenwick this season and is now 1-2 overall. Junior Jen Crovo went 4-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBI, Chandler Wilder was 2-for-3, with two runs scored and one RBI. Also hitting well for Fenwick, catcher Gabby Hart went 3-for-4 with three RBI and sophomore Katie O’Brien went 2-for-4 with an RBI.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Marblehead 17, Peabody 8: Kiley Fischer recorded five goals and four assists to lift the Magicians (4-1) over the Tanners. Meggie Collins finished with four goals and two assists, while Cassie Rodgers added three goals. Allie Forman had 15 saves in goals.

Lexington Christian 12, Waring 5: Audrey Sheetz and Emily Friend competed well for Waring (1-1).

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