Lynn English 10, Marblehead 8: Marblehead (2-3) scored five runs in the seventh inning but couldn’t complete the comeback when the Magician grounded into an infield out with runners on second and third to end the game. Trey Blackmer (three RBI), Matt Koopman (1 for 2 with a double, run scored and three walks) and Brian Daily (2 for 3 with two runs scored) had solid offensive performances.
Shawsheen 6, Fenwick 5: Junior third base Gianna Pizzano (2 for 4 with a RBI) and junior second base Jen Crovo (run scored, RBI) had outstanding defensive games for Bishop Fenwick (3-4).
Ipswich 7, Notre Dame 2: The Tigers even out their record at 2-2 with help from Carolyn Lynch who had a base clearing-triple in the top of the fourth. Lynch finished with three hits and three RBI, Molly Mello went 3-for-3 with one RBI. Emily Sadoway was strong on the hill, pitching in relief.
north Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 17, Chelsea 0: Freshman Kaylyn Countie (Marblehead) pitched five innings of work giving up just one hit and striking out 13 batters to guide the Bulldogs (4-1) to victory on Thursday. Courtney Remson singled, doubled and finished with three RBI, while Erin Creane reach base four times and scored four times.
Whittier 5, NST/EA 3: Ian Lefavour tallied two goals and an assist for the Bulldogs (1-5) while RJ Conroy and Ryan Pacheco led a strong defensive effort.
Endicott sweeps: Endicott limited Nichols to one run on six hits over fourteen innings, as the Gulls swept the doubleheader to improve to 21-11. Endicott took game one 9-0 and then won 13-1 in the second contest. Senior Brendan Pittsley had five innings of shutout baseball, allowing just three hits and no walks and striking out nine batters. Freshman JJ Branch continued Endicott’s strong pitching performances on the day, going four innings and allowed just one earned run on two hits and a walk, while striking out three batters.
Salve Regina takes two against Gordon: Salve Regina recorded 12-9 and 5-3 wins over Gordon to sweep a doubleheader. Eric Rinaldi, Geoffrey Brown and Eric Walker each drove in two runs for the Fighting Scots in the opener. Walker contributed a two-run double in the second game and Ben Davidson added an RBI double for Gordon (16-13).