GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Generals sweep: Emily Weigand was first overall with a time of 17:17 as H-W topped North Reading, 19-44 and Triton, 15-45 to improve to 7-0. H-W took spots 3-6 thanks to Emily Horgan (17:48), Sarah Duffy (18:08), Carrie Goodrich (18:35) and Claire Pacione (18:35).
Ipswich drops two: The Tigers’ Sarah Keiran (19:35) and Tina Keiran (19:47) were the top two finishers in a tri-meet but Lynnfield (27-29) and Newburyport (25-36) collected enough points to win the meets. Ipswich had seven of 11 runners record personal best times for the season.
Bishop Fenwick 2, Arlington Catholic 1: Becky Mercuro’s unassisted goal with eight minutes left broke a 1-1 tie and lifted the Crusaders to victory. Ace defensive efforts from Mary Difilippo and Gina Vellucci helped Fenwick (5-3-3) hold off AC. Vicki Caruso also scored with an assist from Caitlyn Parrot.
Lexington Christian 2, Pingree 1: Charlotte Esty scored the goal for Pingree (3-2) on an assist from Kerri Zerfoss.
Hamilton-Wenham 2, Georgetown 0: Alana Vecchiarello scored both goals for Hamilton-Wenham (6-1-1), the first on a header at the 20-minute mark of the first half and the other at the 16 minute mark of the second half off a nice through pass from Emma Beane. Sue Rose controlled the game creating a lot of opportunities for the Generals who expect to get sweeper Carolyn Cook back on Friday.
Ipswich 0, Pentucket 0: Molly Markos picked up her fifth shutout of the season as Ipswich moved to 5-1-4.
NS Tech/Essex Aggie 2, Chelsea 1:Sophomore Brooke Miles scored both goals for the Bulldogs (5-4-1) while keeper Keely Gallagher (12 saves), Shauna Dempsey, Jennifer Luts and senior captain Julie DeGenova led the defense.
Masconomet 3, Lynnfield 1: Senior captain Claudia Marsh led the way with a goal and an assist as the Chieftains move to 5-2-1 overall. Leah Connerty and Zoe Cennami each had singles markers, while Courtney Bouchard recorded an assist.
Waring 3, Gann Academy 0: Amanda Adams scored a pair of markers, while Merilyn Heinrichs had one of her own as Waring moves to 6-2 overall.