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April 26, 2014

Friday's area roundup: Marblehead girls tennis bests Peabody

GIRLS TENNIS

Marblehead 4, Peabody 1: Kelly Mealey (6-3, 6-0) and Lily Frontero (6-4, 6-0) took care of the competition at first and third singles respectively to help move the Magicians to 4-1. Amdanda Gilberg/Meagan Hanratty (6-3,6-4) and Alice Yufa/Hannah Cohen (6-0, 6-0) handled the doubles play. Kayla Hodas earned the win for Peabody (5-1) at No. 2 singles, triumphing 6-4, 6-2.

Beverly 3, Danvers 2: Sophie Clause (6-2, 6-2) and Maddie Tremblay (6-0, 6-4) won at second and third singles for the Panthers (5-2). Veronica Mun/Caroline Joseph topped their competition 6-6, 7-4, 7-5.

BOYS TENNIS

Danvers 4, Beverly 1: In the first match of the day, Nick Lisichenok (6-3, 6-2), Toma Nabokin (6-2, 4-6, 6-3) and Jimmy Cunningham (6-0, 6-0) swept in singles action, while No. 2 doubles team of Brian Daly and Jim McCarriston won (6-2, 6-1) their set.

The Falcons (7-2) had a second match against Lynn Classical, in which they won 5-0. Lisichenok (6-0, 6-3), Nabokin (6-0, 6-1), Cunningham (6-0, 6-0) got wins again, as did their doubles teams of Zach Noring/Emmett Pierro (6-3, 6-3) and Dan Benson/Eric MacKay (6-1, 6-1).

Marblehead 5, Peabody 0: The Magicians (5-1 overall) remained undefeated in NEC play with Chris Wigglesworth (6-0, 6-1), Miles Barry (6-0, 6-0) and Dimitri Vlassov (6-0, 6-0) rolling in singles play. Doubles teams Griffin Butterfield/Michael Forte won first doubles, 6-0, 6-4 and Corey Stein and Garrett Tully won second, 6-1, 6-0.

BASEBALL

Lynn English 6, Swampscott 3: Al Wallach pitched eight and a third innings, allowed three earned run and struck out four. Christian Llorenti hit a two-run homer, but the Big Blue made six errors in the loss.

Shawsheen 4, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 0: Seniors Rob Craig and Jeff White pitched well for the Bulldogs, who dipped to 3-6 on the season against a strong Shawsheen team. White, sophomores Matt O’Connell and Leo Smart and Mike Mitchell had hits for North Shore.

Peabody 6, Marblehead 1: Junior Mike Raymond earned his first varsity win, throwing four innings of no-run ball while allowing just one hit, three walks and striking out five to help the Tanners stay perfect at 9-0. David Hoar had an RBI double and scored on a wild pitch, while Bobby Tramondozzi finished with a pair of RBI singles. Matt Correale and Matt Gonick also drove in runs in the win.

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