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April 15, 2013

Weekend area roundup: Gordon's clutch hit propels Peabody



Gulls sweep: Endicott defeated Wentworth 20-1 and 8-3 yesterday to move to 18-10 overall. E.J. Martinez drove in five runs with two hits while Michael Cahill had three RBI including a two-run homer. Tyler Hitchcock improved to 5-0 with a win in game one.

Endicott downed Gordon (14-10) by a score of 3-2 in game one and then 7-0 in the night cap Saturday. Conor Ressel was 3 for 3 with two RBI in the opener while pitcher Brendan Pittsley got the win to move to 3-0. Eric Lemke was 2 for 3 with three RBI in game two with freshman J.J. Branch going six innings to get the win.

Vikings win a pair: SSU is now a perfect 6-0 in Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference play after beating Westfield State 7-4 and 9-1 on Sunday. Ryan Hyjek went six strong innings in game one while Richard Fecteau belted a pair off triples. Peabody native Andrew Guido pitched a scoreless seventh to earn his second save. Cato Lacroix shut down the opposing offense for five innings to grab the win in game two. Ryan Beliveau, Matt Burgess, Kevin Salines and Steve Buitkus all had two RBI in the second game.


Endicott sweeps: Nell O’Connor pitched a perfect game and Endicott (11-13) won 2-1 over Curry in game one yesterday before the Gulls scored a 6-0 shutout in game two behind a big game from Jesse Bilafer, who had four RBI and three runs scored including a three-run homer.

The Gulls also defeated Wentworth 7-1 and 14-0 in Saturday’s double-header behind Colleen Martin’s 4-for-5 day. Martin smashed two home runs, scored four runs and had four RBI for the Gulls. O’Connor and Cameron Sprague were the winning pitchers.

Vikings take two: SSU beat Westfield State 2-1 nd 8-1 to improve to 14-8 overall and 5-1 in the MASCAC. Senior Alyssa Bryan allowed just two hits through six innings but the Vikings trailed a run in the 10th inning before Lauren Garchinsky scored on a Jenn Toussaint double to tie the game. Christina Cipriani (Peabody) hit a bunt single eventually scoring Shelia O’Sullivan for the win. Bryant went all 10 innings for the win. Sarra Bergeron went the distance for the win in game two.

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