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.
Rhode Island College 7, Salem State 2: Katie Razzaboni earned the Lady Vikings’ only win at singles, prevailing 6-4, 3-6, 10-6 at No. 2, while Lauren Woods and Hillary Gustafson picked up a win at No. 2 doubles, 9-7.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER
Endicott 5, Salve Regina 0: Five different goal scorers (Madison Missinne, Jessica Joseph, Mackenzie Gaudet, Lexi Dussi and Paige Marinelli) hit the net as the Gulls (8-5-1) handled Salve on the road.
Gordon 2, Curry 1: The Scots (12-2) rebounded from their last loss nicely at home as Shelby Palafox pushed home the winning goal in the 89th minute. Kaitlyn Lima also scored for Gordon, which outshot the vistiors 12-8 and got seven stops from McKenzie Dion.
Westfield State 3, Salem State 2: Sara Previte’s second-half goal gave Salem State (5-5-1) a brief lead, but the Owls scored twice more to snatch the game. Leah Wood also scored for the Vikes as all five tallies came in the final 40 minutes.
COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY
Endicott 6, Western New England 1: Emily Sawchuck had a goal and two assists and MacKenzie Hurst added a goal and one assist as the Gulls (6-7 overall) took down WNEC to even their CCC record at 3-3.
Salem State 2, Eastern Connecticut 0: Lauren Pazdziorny scored her 11th goal of the year and had the game-winner, and Paige McNickol also scored for the Vikings (6-5). Carolyn Woodin helped her team with win six saves.
MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER
Salve Regina 1, Endciott 0: Keeper Austin Peluso stopped seven shots in the Endicott (7-7) cage but host Salve scored the game’s only goal in 54th minute.
Gordon 2, Curry 0: First-half goals by Daniel Perez and Kellen Kasiguran powered once-beaten Gordon (12-1) to a home win. Keeper Josh Spoonhour came up with six saves in the clean sheet.
Westfield State 4 Salem State 0: The Owls scored three in the first half to take control and held Salem State (1-10) to just three shots on goal.
Endicott 51, Nichols 7: The Gulls (4-2 overall) won their third straight and stayed perfect in NEFC action (3-0) while racking up 482 yards of total offense in the road rout. Drew Frenette completed 21 of his 24 passes for 249 yards and a trio of touchdowns to Brett Egizi, Jamison Craft and Alec Matys. On the ground, Andrew Cross rumbled for 108 yards and a score and Spencer Walsh added 99 and two TDs. Endicott’s defense forced a turnover and had three sacks, and the visitors led 31-0 by halftime.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL
Gordon sweeps, SSU splits: Lauren Kranyak had 52 assists as Gordon defeated both Salem State (3-1) and Lesley (3-0). Laura Schmidt contributed 21 kills for Gordon.
Salem State picked up a win over Lesley, 3-0, to move to 3-10. Mackenzie Carpenter had 28 assists in the win over Lesley while Emily Peay had 11 kills and two blocks.
Endicott finishes 2-2 UMB Invitational: The Gulls defeated UMass-Boston 3-1, but fell to Colby-Sawyer by the same score. Alleigh Vandemerkt had 42 assists in the win and 28 in the loss for Endicott. Mackenzie Guerre produced 20 kills in the win and Erika Trudon had 31 digs in the loss.
Yesterday the Gulls (14-12) fell to Haverford 3-1, before topping Babson 3-2 in the final day of the UMass-Boston Invitational. Sophomore Jackie Cone chipped in with 11 kills and six digs in the loss and a team-high 16 in the win to Babson. Trudon added a combined 51 digs in yesterday’s games.