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April 5, 2013

Thursday's area roundup: Flaherty lifts Beverly laxmen over H-W in overtime


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---- — BOYS LACROSSE

Beverly 5, Hamilton-Wenham 4 (OT): Brendan Flaherty scored only one goal but it was a big one. After Conor Leahy won the very first faceoff in overtime Flaherty went down and scored to give the Panthers (2-0) the win.

Nick Albano (goal, assist), Matt Page (two goals) and Brian Williams were the other Beverly goal scorers while Ryan Shipp and Dom Abate combined for three assists.

Freshman Griffin Webber potted a goal in his first game with the Generals (0-1) while Christian Ecker, Matt Curran and Parker Strong also scored a goal each for H-W. Freshman Jimmy Littlefield was outstanding holding Beverly’s Ryan Shipp to zero goals and just one assist.

Georgetown 11, Ipswich 8: Connor McAdams poured in four goals for Ipswich (0-2) while senior Chris McCormack won 16 faceoffs. Connor Killian added two goals while Elliot Bates and Peter Moutevelis scored a goal each. Jared Warren five goals one assist for Georgetown (2-0) while Mike Gochakowski and Neil Murphy added two goals each.

St. John’s Prep 11, Catholic Memorial 6: Jack Sharrio (three goals), Andrew Gallahue (two goals) and Joey Cavallaro (two goals) carried the SJP (1-1) offense while Derek Osbahr and Anthony Merullo were solid in the faceoff game. Junior Lucas DeAngelo made eight saves in his first varsity start between the pipes for the Eagles.

NST/EA 8, Northeast Metro 4: Logan Gilliland pumped in three goals for the Bulldogs (1-0) while Max Sciola scored a goal and dished out five assists. Cam Smallidge, Dan McCormack, Josh Rappa and Anthony Huntley also scored a goal apiece while the entire defense was strong in front of keeper Garrett Oman who had 13 saves.

Marblehead 12, Triton 2: Ian Maag scored five goals for Marblehead (1-1), Brooks Tyrrell added three goals and two assists and Nathan Masclek had nine saves.

Peabody 16, ME 6: Senior Keifer Heckman (seven goals, four assists) recorded his 100 career goal for Peabody (2-0) while Eric Hennessey added four goals and two assists and Nick Ouellette chipped in three goals and three assists. Andrew Najjar had five take aways and six ground balls to lead the Tanners defensively.

Salem 16, Bishop Fenwick 8: Chad Coehlo recorded six goals and one assist to help the Witches to 2-0 on the season. Matt Wilson had four goals and two assits, Pete Flaherty added four goals and one assist, while Matt Muse had four helpers. Christian Costa recorded 12 saves in goal. Junior attack Kyle Russell had five goals for Fenwick, while senior Jake Brennan made nine stops in goal.

SOFTBALL

Bishop Fenwick 6, Austin Prep 2: The Crusaders earned their first league win of the season as junior Natalie Moore pitched a complete game, giving up six its and one earned run, while striking out three batters in her first varsity start. Senior Dimitria Yeannakopoulos went 2-for-4, scored and had 1 RBI, sophomore Jenny Nasser went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a RBI and Jenn Crovo added 2 RBI.

BASEBALL

NST/Essex-Aggie 9, Minuteman 2: Senior Tim Anderson went the distance giving up one earned run and six hits while recording six strikeouts for North Shore Tech (1-0). Anderson also contributed to three hits and senior Bryan Jackson added a pair of hits while every hitter in the line up recorded at least one hit.

Pingree 9, Brooks 4: Rob Vantuyl allowed three earned runs in three innings of work for Pingree (1-0) before freshman Cal Perry came in and tossed four innings of shutout ball to get the win. Perry, a Marblehead native, allowed just three hits and no walk while whiffing four in his first varsity appearance. Offensively, Eric Larsen was 2-for-5, Nick Antenucci was 2-for-5 with two RBI, Travis Jakes was 1-for-3 with a RBI and Hossam Hamden was 2-for-3 with three RBI. The Highlanders banged out 13 hits on the day.

Danvers 7, H-W 0: Brandon Hyde went six innings and gave up no runs on seven hits for Danvers (1-0). Offensively, Dan Connors was 2-for-3 with two RBI, Evan Eldridge was 1-for-2 with two RBI, Joe Olszak added a RBI single and A.J. Couto had a single and two stolen bags.

Hamilton-Wenham’s pitcher Jack Clay went six innings, gave up five hits, one earned run. Sophomore Austen Michelle went 3-for-3.

BOYS TENNIS

Malden Catholic 3, Danvers 2: First singles Nick Lisichenok (6-3, 6-2) and second singles Gabe Ochonski (6-1, 6-3) were the winner for Danvers (0-1).

St. John’s Prep 4, Xaverian 1: The Eagles move to 2-0 as Nico Limacher (6-1, 3-6, 6-1) and Dan Cunningham (6-2, 6-1) won their singles matches. Ian Wright/Alec McNiff (6-0, 6-1) and Jon Shaffer/Sean Nork won 6-2, 6-3.

North Andover 3, Masco 2: Masco’s No. 1 singles player Alex Fizz defeated his opponent (6-2, 6-0), but the Chieftains dropped their opening match. The No. 2 doubles pair of Sam Gordon/Clay Greenberg won their match (7-6, 7-5).

GIRLS TENNIS

Swampscott 5, Saugus 0: The Big Blue (2-0) had wins from No. 1 singles Anna Raptunavich (6-0-,6-0), No. 2 singles player Vivien Gere (6-0, 6-0) and Veronica Pyatigorskaya (6-0, 6-1) at No. 3 singles. In doubles action Jessica Zolatt/Natalyia Anzushchenks won 6-3, 6-1 and the Anya Pederson/Michelle Schnayder combination won 6-2, 6-1.

VOLLEYBALL

St. John’s Prep 3, BC High 0: The Eagles won in a sweep (25-10, 25-14, 25-20) to improve to 3-0 behind big performances from senior captains Sean Brennan (24 assists) and Brian Keogh (10 kills).

GIRLS LACROSSE

Marblehead 11, Masco 10: Tyler Phillips led all scorers with five goals to give the Magicians their first win of the season. Meggie Collins had three goals, while Allie Forman had 18 saves in goal for Marblehead. Though they were down 6-4 at the half, the Magicians came out with the victory. Amy Arnold (four goals) and Kathleen Gillespie (two goals) were the multi-goal scorers for Masco (1-1) while Marylee Hutchinson and Sarah Yeakel excelled defensively.

Waring 20, Landmark 6: Eighth graders Amanda Adams (five goals), Marina Sheetz (two goals), Merilyn Hindrich (goal) and Haddy Cookson (goal and assist) combined for nine goals as Waring improved to 1-0. Sara Kessler contributed five goals while Emily Friend controlled midfield and had two goals and three assists.

BOYS TRACK

Masco 97, Amesbury 48: Masco (1-0) saw Simon Tardiff win the long jump (18-3), Nolan Rice top the high jump (5-9), Marco Caserta take first in the two mile (10:09) and Garrett Roberts capture the high hurdles (18.1). Other winners for the Chieftains were Regan Chari in the 100 (11.5), Jake Moorman in the mile (4:47), Tristan Cluster in the 400 (53.8), Cam Hebert in the 400 hurdles (59.4), Alex Gikas in the 300 (2:08) and David Drigo in the 200 (24.7).

Peabody 89, Swampscott 47: Peter Hale won the two mile (10:25) for Swampscott (0-1), Declan McClung was first in the 400 dash (52.8), Malleek Newsome topped the 200 dash (24.2) and Rob Seymour captured the shot put (48-8). Chris Sennami doubled in the long jump and 100 meters for the Tanners (1-0). Tommy Drover took the javelin, Ben Martinez was first in the triple jump and Riley Dowd won the mile.

Ipswich 96, Triton 49: The Tigers’ (1-0) winners include Alex Jean-Charles (long jump,100 meter dash), Tim Lee (shot put, discuss), Matt Jaeger (triple jump), David Dick (pole vault) Michael Riddle (2 mile), Ryan Bahar (110 meter hurdles), Casey Reale (mile), Nick Mammolette (800) and Robbie Fay (200).

GIRLS TRACK

Masco 88.5 Amesbury 56.5: Masco (1-0) won its season opener behind double-winner Lauren Drohosky who topped the 400 and the high jump. Krista Moorman won the 100 high hurdles as well for the Chieftains while Taylor Teed won the 200 and was third in the long jump.

Ipswich 110, Triton 35: The Tigers took 14 out of 17 events to defeat their CAL opponent in the first meet of the season. Winners for Ipswich included Devin Smith (triple jump, 400), Sarah Keiran (2 mile), Tina Keiran (mile), Emily Brengle (400 hurdles), Julia Davis (discus), Marissa Cain (javelin) and Jill Calvani (long jump).

Peabody 79, Swampscott 56: Alison Carr (high jump), Melinda Wilson (discus), Haley Irwin (triple jump) all had first place finishes for the Big Blue, despite the loss.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Bates 5, Endicott 4: Endicott leftfielder Colin Sitarz went 2-for-3 with two RBI, but the Gulls dropped their third straight. Starter Brendan Pittsley went six innings and gave up six hits and three earned runs in the loss.

Southern Maine 22, Salem State 10: The Vikings scored five runs in the eighth inning as freshman Genaro Ciulla hit a two-run double down the left field line. Senior Kevin Salines led Salem State at the plate going 5-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Salem State Sweeps: Sophomore Jenn Toussaint combined for a perfect 5-for-5 at the plate with three RBI and five runs scored to lead the Vikings in their sweep over Southern Maine, 10-1, 7-5 yesterday. SSU improves to 9-7 with its fourth straight victory. Junior Paige Fleming was 3-for-3 in the opener, while senior Lauren Garchinsky went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE

Endicott 16, Southern Maine 5: Kelly Tierney led all scorers with four goals and five helpers as the Gulls improve to 6-4 on the season. Caitlin Pratt had three goals, while Callie Murphy, Holly Davis and Siri Mason each had a pair of scores in the win.

MEN’S COLLEGE TENNIS

eNDICOTT 7, GORDON 2: The Gulls (5-5) snapped a two-match losing streak to earn their first Commonwealth Coast Conference win of the season. In singles play, Endicott took four of the six matches including the fourth and fifth positions. Freshman Michael Dolph had a 6-1, 6-1 victory at the No. 5 singles, while Justin Warshavsky won at No. 6 singles.

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL

Endicott 3, Regis 0: The Gulls improved to 19-8 overall and 11-0 in NECC matches after completing their season sweep over Regis. Alex Wasik had eight kills and three blocks, while Mike Coniglione added six kills to lead the attack.