BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
The Eagles traveled to the Bronx over the weekend to take part in the Manhattan College Cross Country Invitational. Behind an 11th place finish by Tim Loehner (13:29), the Prep placed first with 91 points in the Dr. F. Sweeny Varsity “C” race out of 30 teams. The Invitational is the largest one day high school cross country meet in the nation, with over 400 schools from 14 states running.
Liam Dow (13:31) and sophomore Luke Bugler (13:35) followed right behind Loenher, capturing 12th and 13th place. Colin Monahan (22nd) and Evan MacMullin (23rd) were among the Prep’s other top finishers.
Newton North 5, Beverly 0: The Panthers (9-3-2) were blanked for the second time in a week against the undefeated Tigers (11-0-1) from the powerful Bay State League.
Bishop Fenwick 2, Stoneham 1: Danielle Torto and Colleen Corcoran (assist) did the scoring for the Crusaders (6-5-1), who need just two more wins to qualify for the tourney.
Beverly 3, Nantucket 1: The Panthers improve to 8-5 after Saturday’s road trip- victory Nantucket. Sean Curtin, Elias Crandell and John Loreti did the scoring for Beverly. Sweeper Christian Goodwin played strong on defense and was able to adapt quickly to the steady winds on the island.
Bishop Fenwick 3, Central Catholic 2: Erinn Johnson recorded two goals and Rachel Fisher added the other as the Crusaders move to 8-5 on the season. Natalie Moore and Jackie Hart chipped in with assists, while Victoria Hernandez had strong game on defense.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE TENNIS
Endicott 5, Nichols 1: Despite being seeded No. 2, Endicott (11-3) took it to Nichols and earned their third straight Commonwealth Coast Conference championship. The Gulls swept the three doubles points with wins by Chrissy Martel/Natalie Egbert, Amy Heacox/Mackenzio Rhodes and Suzie Newman/Brittany Potter, then Newman and Egbert won singles points to clinch the match and the championship.