Danvers 3, Cambridge 2: The Falcons (4-2) earned their first win over Cambridge in eight tries as No. 2 doubles Chris Shalkoski/Brian Daly rallied to win the final point, 6-4, 0-6, 75. No. 2 singles Toma Nabokin (7-6, 6-2) and No. 3 Jim Cunningham (6-4, 7-5) also won for Danvers.
Peabody 4, Beverly 1: The Tanners (5-0) finished their first trip through the NEC Large this year unbeaten with wins by Rachel Gillis (6-3, 6-0), Kayla Houdas (6-2, 6-3) and Dany Chhan (6-3, 6-4) in singles play. Anna Grimalyak and Eleni Petromelis won first doubles, 6-0, 6-4.
Peabody 3, Revere 2: Ashley Jenkins (2 for 3, 2 RBI) and Ashley Ghostlaw (2 for 3, RBI) each had big offensive games to lead the Tanners in a close win at home. Shelbi Wilson struck out 12 in a complete-game win. She surrendered three hits, two walks and one earned run for Peabody, which improved to 3-2.
Marblehead 11, Triton 0: Allison Kapoll went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs and Rachel McKay went 3-for-4 with a 2-run double to lead Marblehead (4-3), which scored six in the fourth to break the game open. Freshman Montana Joyce led the errorless effort on defense and Michaela Leblanc tossed a 5-hitter with three strikeouts to win.
Bates 8, Endicott 4: The Gulls (21-10) fell as visiting Bates struck for five runs in the top of the second. Brett Homgren had two hits and two RBI for Endicott while Tad Gold had a pair of hits and scored twice. E.J. Martinez also recorded two hits, while St. John’s Prep graduates Rob DiFranco (scoreless ninth inning pitched) and Kevin Davis (RBI) chipped in for Bates.
Salem State Splits: The Vikings (24-12, 11-1 MASCAC) suffered their first league loss, 2-1 to Westfield State, but also won 4-0 yesterday. Mike Richardson went the distance and gave up four hits in the shutout while Brett Cahill went 3-for-3 with an RBI and Ethan Trowt drove in a run.
Gordon 9, Lesley 3: Alex Smith, Alex German and Carlos Pichardo each ahd a pair of hits to help Gordon improve to 15-12. Roland Lapointe earned the win and the Scots scored four in the bottom of the first to jump ahead.