Marblehead 3, Danvers 2: Kathryn DiGiammarino's single won it in the 10th inning for Marblehead, after Danvers grabbed a 2-1 lead in the top of the extra inning. Alexa Gross had dropped a suicide squeeze to bring Rachel McKay home with the tying run. Michaela Leblanc threw all 10 innings for unbeaten Marblehead (3-0), scattering 12 hits with three strikeouts. "It was a great game by both teams, really anybody's game," said Marblehead coach Johnny Gold. Danvers pitcher Kendall Meehan was strong on the hill.
Peabody 6, Salem 4: Jess Raymond had four hits and drove in a pair as the Tanners (1-2) broke a late 3-3 tie and earned their first win. Katie Brunelle had three hits and an RBI, and Shelby Wilson earned the win with eight strikeouts in a 5-hitter. For the Witches (1-2), Rachael Zipper drove in three runs, Hannah Wilkins had two hits and an RBI, and Desiree Martin scored twice and swiped two bags.
Matignon 5, Bishop Fenwick 4: Senior pitcher Christine Smaltz pitched well, allowing only five hits and one earned run, but received little support from her defense. The Crusaders made seven errors. Kim Shinnick (2 hits, 2 runs), Gianna Pizzano (hit, run, RBI) and Katherine Melanson (RBI) paced the offense for Fenwick (1-3).
Marblehead 18, Georgetown 13: The Magicians (3-1) won as Kiley Fischer scored seven goals and added two assists. Meggie Collins had four goals, three helpers and two draws while Eliza Quigley had two goals, three assists and two draws, and Cassie Rodgers contributed three goals, two helpers and eight draws.
Masconomet 9, Bishop Fenwick 7: Amy Arnold had three goals and three assists to lead the Chieftains (6-0) to a win. Hannah Brazel added two goals, while Rachel Rogal and Becca Phillips each contributed one goal and one assist. Zoe Cennami and Kathleen Gillespie also scored for Masco. Freshman Lili Miller played well in net and Brynn Wendel stood out on defense for the winners.
The Crusader (4-2) defense was excellent, and Anna Moulton (four goals), Annette Ruggiero (two goals) and Grace Celona (one goal) provided the offense.
Peabody 3, Salem 1: Junior Matt McIsaac scattered two hits over six innings to help Peabody knock the Witches (3-1) from the ranks of the unbeaten. Genaro Ciulla had three hits, including two doubles and an RBI; Bobby Losanno had two hits, including a triple, and two stolen bases; and Casey Grenier and Stephen Girolamo each earned RBI. Pat Ruotolo earned the save with a perfect seventh, and Sean McGrath scored a run for the Tanners (4-2, 3-0 NEC), who have won four straight.
Danvers 6, Marblehead 2: The Falcons managed only two hits through seven innings, but produced two hits and four runs in the eighth inning to emerge with the win. Ray Arocho allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits over six innings for Danvers (3-1), and Scott Hovey worked two innings of relief for the win.
Braden Engstrom worked seven strong innings for Marblehead with three strikeouts. Sophomore outfielder Brian Daly had two hits and a run scored for the Magicians, while Will Quigley drove in a run.
St. John's Prep 7, Arlington 0: Brandon Bingel allowed two hits over five innings with seven strikeouts and no walks as the Eagles moved to 5-1. Rob Woodworth worked the final two scoreless innings for St. John's. Bingel also had a good day at the plate with two hits and four RBI. Tom Buonopane (RBI), Anthony Capuano (RBI) and Nick Bragole each had two hits for the winners.
Lynn Classical 18, Beverly 4: Sophomore Kevin Cuneo was the lone bright spot for the Panthers (2-2) after pitching two solid innings of relief and adding two hits on the offensive side.
Swampscott 15, Winthrop 4: Trevor Massey had two hits, three RBI, two runs and a stolen base to help the Big Blue pull back to .500 (2-2). Nick Meninno pitched in with two hits, two RBI, two runs and a stolen base, while A.J. Baker smashed a two-run homer and scored a pair of runs for Swampscott.
Marblehead 3, Peabody 2: The Magicians (4-0) swept doubles behind Meghan Gabel/Megan Stanojev (6-1, 6-1) and Hanna Lombardi/Eliza Fitzgerald (6-4, 6-2), and also got a win from Lindsey Cohen at No. 2 singles (6-2, 6-3) for the win.
Alaina Warren (6-1, 6-1) and Sara Athas (2-6, 6-1, 6-1) picked up the wins for Peabody (0-3).
St. John's Prep 3, Andover 0: Senior middle hitter Brett Celona (7 kills) and junior outside hitter Brian Keogh (14 kills) each played well as St. John's (6-2) won 25-23, 25-17, 25-14.
Bryan No-No paces Salem: The Lady Vikings swept Westfield 2-0 and 5-0 with Alyssa Bryan's no-hitter setting the tone. Bryan struck out five over seven no-hit innings in the 2-0 victory with Michele Grifoni and Jen Toussaint driving in runs. Toussaint had three hits and Bryan scored twice and drove in a run in the nightcap.
Scots Drop Two: Gordon (4-23) lost both ends of a doubleheader with Nichols, 6-1 and 10-6. Rachel Otto drove in three runs on the day, and Liz Cheesman had three hits in the second contest.
Vikings Stumble: The heat wasn't kind to Salem State (24-8), which fell to Westfield State, 7-6 and 10-5. Nick Conti drove in a pair in the first game for Salem State, which was limited to five hits and hampered by two errors.
Gordon Wins Two: Ben Davidson scattered four hits and fanned seven to stake Gordon to a 5-2 win over Nichols, and the Scots (11-16) swept the doubleheader with a late 2-0 win. Davidson came back with two hits and an RBI in the second game, and Eric Wolak (2 RBI in game one) and Ben Harrington combined for the shutout.