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April 9, 2013

Monday's area roundup: Marblehead comes from behind to win opener


The Salem News

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Marblehead 4, Concord-Carlisle 3: Junior catcher Tom Koopman came up with a walkoff single as the Magicians (1-0) came from behind to win their opener at Seaside Park. Brian Daly pitched a scoreless seventh, then Trey Blackmere and Connor Green reached on errors and were bunted over by Jake Marsden to set up Koopman’s winning knock.Kyle Maulden threw three scoreless innings of relief for Marblehead and Sam Stern had a hit.

St. John’s Prep 12, Central Catholic 2: The Eagles (2-1) stayed hot at the plate as Dave Bornstein homered and drove in three runs and Paul Crehan and Keath Leavitt each went 2-for-3. Tommy Buonopane, Tyler Noe, Sawyer Billings and Alex Moore also drove in runs. Senior Mike Driscoll struck out five and gave up two hits in five innings of work and Evan Roberts struck out two in relief.

Arlington Catholic 5, Bishop Fenwick 2: The Crusaders (0-1) saw a seventh inning rally cut down by a double play and were limited to one hit off the bat of junior Nick Bona. Senior Joe Levasseur allowed three unearned runs and fanned eight in five innings of work and Brian Burke drove in a run on a 10-pitch bases loaded walk. James Dellisola struck out two and picked off a runner in an inning of work and Andrew Lessard also threw a scoreless frame.

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ST. JOHN’S PREP 3, ANDOVER 1: After dropping the first set, the Eagles rallied in impressive fashion to win, 18-25, 25-8, 25-21, 25-16. Senior outside hitter Brian Keogh finished with 16 kills and six service aces; senior setter and fellow team captain Sean Brennan had 38 assists and five kills; and sophomore Ethan Talkov had five kills off the bench for St. John’s (5-0).

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Danvers 8, SWAMPSCOTT 5: Senior Shea Doyle had three goals and an assist as the won their second straight game to start the season. Jay Calcagno and Matt Flynn each added two goals and an assist in the victory while Trevor Chasse added two assists. Dan Geary was strong all over the field at long stick midfielder, as was midfielder Chris Weimert. Goaltender James Curley stopped 18 shots for the win, making big saves in both the second and fourth quarters.

MASCONOMET 15, PENTUCKET 3: The host Chieftains (1-2) secured their first victory as sophomore Cam Jung and junior Max Craig both netted four goals. Trevor Surette chipped in with three goals while freshman Mitchell Godett had two scores. Harry Cwik and Jake Jesi also had goals, with Henry Behrens, Jung and Cwik all picking up two assists. Tighe VanLentin (2 saves) and Jonathan Schiff (5 saves) each played one half in goal.

TRITON 10, IPSWICH 7: Sophomore Connor Killian scored twice and assisted on two others, but visiting Triton scored eight times in the second half to drop Ipswich to 0-3. Connor McAdams also had a pair of goals while Jamie Iwanicki, Chris McCormick and Elliott Bates each added one.

Bishop Fenwick 11, Marian 10: Senior Troy Reinold had three goals and four assists and sophomore Kyle Russell scored three times as the Crusaders picked up the victory. Mark Nalesnik had two goals and two assists, Chris Napolitano scored twice including his first career goal, P.J. Usalis had his first of the season and goalie Jake Brennan made 10 saves.

Gloucester 12, Peabody 9: Senior Keefer Heckman had three goals and three assists and Ryan Wolff scored twice with one assist but the Fisherman made a late run to hand Peabody (2-1) its first loss. Nick Oullette had two goals and two assists and Andrew Najjar played well in the midfield for the Tanners.

Hamilton-Wenham 10, Lynnfield 5: Parker Strong, Christian Ecker and Cameron Macri each scored two goals as the Generals moved to 2-1. Jake Merrill, Matt Curran, Logan McCulloch and Jimmy Littlefield also scored for HW.

Salem 13, Revere 3: The Witches remained unbeaten (4-0) thanks to big games from Chad Coehlo (4 goals, 2 assists), Peter Slattery (4-0), Mat Muse (1-5), and Matt Wilson (2-2). Todd Dunlap and Matt Jalbert each had one goal. Christian Costa (5 saves) and Kevin Nguyen (4 saves) split the goalie duties.

St. John’s Prep 14, Malden Catholic 3: Andrew Gallahue pumped in five goals and Shawn Waldron added three to highlight the Prep’s victory. Derek Osbahr won every faceoff and goalie Dom Hooven made six saves. Anthony Merullo did well scooping ground balls.

Nashoba 8, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 7: The Bulldogs surrendered the game-tying goal with only one second left in regulation, then lost early in overtime. Anthony Santo scored three times, Cam Smallidge had a pair of goals, and Max Sciola had one goal and one assist. Dan McCormick also scored for North Shore (1-1) and goalie Garrett Oman made 11 saves.

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Marblehead 12, Manchester 11: Tyler Phillips and Meggie Collins each scored four goals as the Magicians (3-1) outlasted a late Hornets charge to win. Pam Gregory had two goals and two assists, Mily Freedland scored and had one assist and Cassie Rodgers had three draw controls and scooped up three ground balls.

Masconomet 17, Pentucket 8: Junior center Kathleen Gillespie exploded for seven goals and Amy Arnold added four for the Chieftains (2-1) in a rout. Meg Collins and Katherine Ripp both contributed two goals while Rachel Rogal and Becca Phillips had one each. Lili Miller earned the win with six saves in goal. Grace DiBenedetto and Abby Reblin both played well on defense in the victory as well.

Bishop Fenwick 19, Marian 4: Grace Celona scored six goals and handed out four assists and Anna Moulton pumped in six goals as the Crusaders improved to 3-2. Annette Ruggiero also scored four goals while Caroline Crawford, Mary Difilippo and Hannah Deltorchio had one goal apiece.

North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 21, Greater Lowell 16: Grace McNally ripped off eight goals to power the Bulldogs to their first win. Madison Overholt (4 goals), Courtney Panaro (3), Lydia Lidone (3) and Meghan Doherty (2) also had big scoring games. Kiley Morgan stopped 12 shots in goal.

Swampscott 15, Winthrop 12: The Big Blue picked up their first win (1-1) behind six goals and one assist from Bridget Lawless. Lauren Sullivan added four goals and one assist and Mackenzie Robertson contributed a pair of goals. Catt Singley, Alexa Goldman and Chloe Dorgan each scored once, and goalie Katie Papele made nine saves.

Ipswich 20, Triton 7: Olivia Moutevelis (5 goals) and Natalie Soliozy (3 goals, 4 assists) provided the firepower as the Tigers won their opener.

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Masconomet 75, Hamilton-Wenham 70: Masco improved to 2-0 with a narrow victory over the Generals. Megan Richards won the long jump and triple jump, and Taylor Reed (200), Kate Katsikos (100) and Paige Pratt (400) also won events for the Chieftains.For the Generals (0-1), Maggie Abbott took the pole vault (8 feet), Emily Weigand won the mile (5:44), Meg Blatchford won the 800 (2:32), Emily Horgan took the 2-mile in 12:26, Leslie Bynum won the discus (87 feet) and Anna Murphy won the 100 hurdles (17.6).

Peabody 95, Danvers 41: Senior Heather MacLean won three events for the Tanners: the long jump (15-7), high jump (5 feet) and 400 (60 seconds flat). Senior captain Pam Zabala won a pair of events, setting a new school record in the discus (116-11 1/2; a personal best by 10 feet) as well as capturing the shot put (37-9). Senior Catarina Rocha was another double winner in the the 2-mile (11:23) and the javelin (98-11). Lauren Barrett finished first in the mile (5:15), as did Sabrina D’Angelo (100, 16.9) and Joanne Frangias (800, 2:27.1).For the Falcons (1-1), Megan Kellard threw personal bests in the shot (36-5) and discus (89-2), Angela Caldarone won the triple jump (30-7) and was second in the long jump (16 1/2) and Lexie Bean won the 200 (27.1).

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Masconomet 99, Hamilton-Wenham 45: Jason Bermudez (discus, 128-3 1/2), David Drigo (javelin, 161-7 1/2) and Tristan Cluster (400 IM, 60.3) all qualified for states for the Chieftains in their victory. Other winners for Masconomet (2-0) included Marco Caserta (2-mile, 10:19), Simon Tardiss (long jump, 19-8), Regan Charie (100, 11.6), Jake Moorman (mile, 4:51), Ryan Katz (high jump, 5-9), Austin Cashin (400, 54.1) and Alex Gikas (800, 2:08).

Hamilton’s Sean Kotch was a triple-winner in the triple jump (40-3), 100 hurdles (16.3) and the 200 (24.4). Kevin Hepner won the pole vault (8-6) and Brian Riordan won the shot put (34-8).

Peabody 105, Danvers 31: Ben Martinez won the long jump (20-7) and triple jump (41-3 3/4) and Thomas Drover captured the 400 hurdles (59.8) and javelin (150). Doug Connolly (high jump), Darren Karakaedos (400), Chris Cennami (200), Christian Cedullo (110 hurdles), Richie Fournier (2-mile) and Scott Myers (100) also won events for Peabody (2-0).

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SALEM 4, LYNN ENGLISH 1: Senior captains Tahmid Raji (6-0, 6-3) and Aidan Scrimgeour (6-2, 6-1), as well as freshman third singles player Guthrie Scrimgeour (6-0, 6-0), swept singles action as the Witches won their season opener. In doubles doubles, seniors Craig Gordon and Josh Lausier also prevailed (7-5, 6-0).

Swampscott 4, Marblehead 1: For the first time in a long time, the Big Blue emerged triumphant over their arch rivals, winning their season opener by sweeping singles. Matt Jacobs (6-1, 6-1), Val Temin (6-0, 6-3) and Sam Crimmins (6-3, 6-3) won in straight sets, while the second doubles team of Matt Gilberg and Ian Crimmins (6-2, 6-1) completed the win.

Beverly 3, Lynn Classical 2: Josh Cronin won at first singles (6-0, 6-0) to pace the Panthers (1-0). Peter Coletti (7-5, 6-2) and Antoine Tran (6-1, 6-3) also won as Beverly swept the singles action.

Junior Miles Barry and senior co-captain Ben Goldstein had the win for Marblehead at first doubles, 6-1, 6-0.

Ipswich 3, Triton 2: Murali Prasad won at second singles (6-4, 6-1) and the Tigers (1-0) swept doubles behind Ryan David and Forrest Finn (7-6, 7-6) and Sam Benford and Richard Morris (6-4, 6-3).

Masconomet 4, Pentucket 1: Alex Fixx (6-1, 6-1), Jon Cabour (7-5, 6-0) and Cam Netland (6-1, 6-0) helped the Chieftains (1-1, 1-0 CAL) win their first league match. Sam Gordon and Clay Greenberg teamed to win No. 2 doubles, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.

Cambridge 3, Danvers 2: The Falcons won at first and second singles, but couldn’t muster another point. Junior Nick Lisichenok won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 and senior Gabe Ochonski prevailed at No. 2 6-3, 6-1. Danvers slipped to 0-2.

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BEVERLY 5, LYNN CLASSICAL 0: The Panthers won their season opener in resounding fashion. Singles victories came from Meggie Manzo (6-0, 6-1), Joanne Morneau (6-1, 6-1) and Becah Kaplan (4-6, 7-5, 6-0). In doubles, the teams of Sophie Claus/Phoebe Blau (6-1, 6-2) and Christine Green/Katie Lane (7-5, 6-3).

lYNN eNGLISH 3, sALEM 2: Senior captain Kim Barzola won at third singles (6-1, 6-2) and the first doubles pairing of Marlena Udden (also a senior captain) and sophomore Madison Ballou (7-5, 6-4) also prevailed for Salem in an opening day setback.

Ipswich 4, Triton 1: Junior captains Ashley Sulkin (7-5, 6-2), Hannah Lynch (6-1, 6-3) and Lexi Lopez (6-2, 6-2) all won for Ipswich and Abby MCarthy and Kristin Klimowicz teamed to win a doubles match, 6-1, 6-4.

Peabody 5, Revere 0: The Tanners cruised in their opener behind singles players Rachael Gillis, Winger Ma and Dany Chan. Anna Grimilalak and Kayla Hodas won in straight sets at first doubles and Eleni Petromelis and Beverly Ejiofor took care of business at No. 2, 6-1, 6-1.

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Salem State 5, Suffolk 4: Matt Lee, Kenny Hodgkins and Conner Erickson won singles matches and Joe Kim and Hodgkins and Erickson and Krystian Biedul won doubles matches as Salem State (2-6) won its second match of the season.

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Endicott 8, Springfield 1: The Gulls (16-3) swept doubles play with wins by Chrissy Martel/Natalie Egbert (8-0), Emilie Cloutier/Gina Pinciaro (8-2) and Amy Heacox/Brittany Potter (8-1). Martel, Heacox and Egbert also won singles matches, as did Rachel Fenstermaker (6-2, 6-4) and Suzie Newman.

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Curry 4, Gordon 1: The Scots (12-8) lost as the final game of a doubleheader halted due to poor weather last week was finished. Ben Davidson had the RBI for Gordon.