, Salem, MA

April 10, 2013

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

The Salem News


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.


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.


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.


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).

Salem 8, Revere 4: Sophomore Emily Coelho and junior Kristina LeBlanc each had a pair of goals as the Witches improve to 2-0. Alexa Gilbert, Lidia Grasberger, Xhulia Kanani and Thiline Peperkamp also had goals, while Danielle Pynn had 10 saves for the Witches, which didn’t allow any goals in the second half.


Waring 16, Boston Trinity Academy 4: Ted Lyman had seven assists and four goals to lead Waring (1-1).


Andover 5, Masconomet 0: Masco dropped to 0-2 despite a strong effort from Danielle Dunn and Lexi Palumbo.

Malden 5, Salem 0: Ari Gaffney and Kim Barzola competed well for Salem (0-2).


Bishop Fenwick 93, Arlington Catholic 43: Senior Rose Fantozzi placed first in the long jump, 100 meter dash and was a member of the winning 4x100 relay team as the Crusaders improved to 3-0 on the season. Maggie Lepley doubled in the javelin and shot, while freshman Colleen Corcoran won the high jump and was second in the dash. Carolyn Claveau was first in the discus and second in the high jump.

Swampscott 127, Salem 28: Melinda Wilson doubled in the shot and discus as the Big Blue got the victory yesterday. Haley Irwin was first in both the long jump and triple jump and Alison Carr won the mile and high jump.

For the Witches (1-1), senior Joy Lima took the 100 and 200, which qualified her for states in both events. Junior Rebecca Beaulieau won the javelin (80-7). and set a new school record. BOYS TRACK

Bishop Fenwick 88, Arlington Catholic 48: Nick Tambini (high hurdles, 400 hurdles) and Patrick Corcoran (shot, discus) each took first in their respective events to help the Crusaders to their third win of the season. Charlie Maistrellis was first in the long jump and second in the 200, Andrew Carlin took the high jump and finished second in the shot and Myles Connor was first in the javelin and second in the high jump.

Swampscott 71 1/2: Salem 66.5: The meet was tied heading into the 4x400 relay, where Swampscott’s Peter Hale, Ian Munnelly, Bennett Smith and Marco Schibelli won the event (3:52). Noah Conti double in the 400 (61.1) and 800 (2:07), while Robbie McLaughlin was first in the 2 mile (10:50). Hale was first in the mile (4:46), Rob Seymour took the shot (49-1) and Aiden Brawley won the javelin (143) for the Big Blue (1-1).

Junior John Crimble took first in the 100, 400 and long jump and qualified for states in all three events for Salem (1-1). Aaron Palmer was a triple winner in the 110 hurdles, 200 and discus.


Roger Williams 9, Salem State 2: Ryan Beliveau drove in a run and Richard Fecteau had two hits but Salem State dropped to 10-10 on the season. Peabody’s Genaro Ciulla also had a hit and Bishop Fenwick graduate Kevin Church threw 1 1/3 scoreless innings in relief.


Endicott Sweeps Gordon: Cameron Sprague threw a no-hitter for the Gulls as they took both games of their doubleheader against Gordon yesterday. Endicott (6-10) won 11-0 in the first game as junior shortstop Kelley Michael drove in three runs and junior pitcher Nell O’Connor had her third shutout of the season. In game 2, Sprague struck out nine batters while collecting her first victory of the season. She did not allow a walk and was one error away from pitching a perfect game.


Salem State 8, MIT 4: Ben Melaugh scored and dished out three assists and Kyle Dolan and Ian Abrahamson each scored two goals as the Vikings (7-3) prevailed at home.

Endicott 12, Tufts 10: The Gulls (9-3) extended their win streak to six games after taking down nationally ranked Tufts. Freshman goalie Cameron Bell made 13 saves in the victory, while Connor McCormack led the scoring attack with three goals. Joshua Tordik, Nick Pinciaro and Kyle Weber each had a pair of goals for Endicott.


Salem State 17, Regis 14: Bridget Dullea had four goals and four assists and Kristen Cahoon and Kelsey Russell both also scored twice as the Lady Vikings (2-6) scored five straight goals early in the second half to gain control.


MIT 3, Endicott 0: The Gulls moved to 20-9 on the season after their loss to nationally-ranked MIT (25-18, 25-22, 25-22). Junior Josh Anderson paced Endicott with nine kills. Carter Roche added 23 assists and 12 digs, while freshman Alex Wasik finished with six blocks.