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May 16, 2014

Thursday’s area roundup: Swampscott boys lacrosse up ends Arlington Catholic

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Manchester Essex 9, Bishop Fenwick 8 (2 OT): The Hornets scored in the second extra session to up-end Fenwick (9-9), which thrived on four goals from Kyle Russell. Jake Mitchell scored twice while Coleman Hebert and Kevin Hannon scored one each and Nick Finan was outstanding in net with 20 saves.

Gloucester 12, Danvers 10: The Falcons (9-7) made a furious rally towards the end of the game but it fell short.

SOFTBALL

Salem 8, Somerville 1: Homers by Tayla O’Leary and Hayley Jellison helped the Witches (3-13) get the victory over the Highlanders. Joanna Coleman doubled and tripled to help spark the lineup while junior Meaghan Zipper struck out nine and gave up only one hit to pick up the win.

North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 14, Mystic Valley 0: Rhiannon Lane enjoyed an incredible game, hitting a homer and driving in three runs while throwing five innings of no-hit ball with nine strikeouts. Kasey Harris had two hits and two RBI and Kaylyn Countie hit safely and drove in a run as North Shore improved to 11-2. The Hawks have had three different pitchers throw two one-hitters and the no-hitter in the last three games.

Danvers 9, Gloucester 0: The Falcons improved to 12-3 on the season with an impressive shutout win on the road.

BASEBALL

Masconomet 8, Newburyport 2: The Chieftains (15-2 overall, 13-2 CAL) clubbed three homers to stay a game ahead of North Reading in the CAL Kinney standings. Joe Klingensmith had a solo shot and also struck out 10 in going the distance to earn the win. Greg Dougherty hit a 2-run homer to go with a triple and two runs scored, Tom Budrewicz hit a 2-run bomb and senior Peter Shanahan had two hits, scored and stole a base in his first varsity start.

Manchester Essex 9, Ipswich 8: Senior Sean Whooley had four of Ipswich’s 14 total hits and drove in a pair of runs, but the Tigers couldn’t come all the way back after trailing 7-2. Sophomores Alex Morris and Jake Long, junior Chris Grady and senior Fred Cerundolo (two doubles) also had multiple-hit efforts for Ipswich (3-12).

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