, Salem, MA


April 29, 2013

Weekend area sports roundup: Record setting day for red hot Endicott baseball



Salve Regina 8, Gordon 0: The Scots (13-23) had just five hits and fell in a Commonwealth Coast Conference play-in game in six innings to end their season. Second baseman Rachel Ryder had a double to lead off the game of for Gordon, which also loaded the bases in the third inning thanks to singles by Marissa Meenan and Skylar Bareford (as well as an error).

Salem State swept by Fitchburg: The Vikings lost a pair of one-run games, 3-2 and 2-1, to finish the regular season 19-15. Michelle Flower had an RBI single and also scored a run for SSU in the opener while captain Lauren Garchinsky also knocked in a run. In the nightcap, captain Sara Bergeron threw a complete game five-hitter with five strikeouts while Christina Cipriani had her team’s lone RBI.


SALEM STATE 18, SOUTHERN MAINE 14: Kyle Dolan, Bobby Bourgeois and Andy Rice all had hat tricks as Salem State (8-7 overall) won its first LIttle League conference game in eight tries this spring. Ben Melaugh added two goals and two assists for the Vikings, who also got two goals from Frank Lento and captain Ryan Savini, as well as single scores from Peabody native Will DeRoo, Ian Abrahamson and Alex Fiorito.


University of New England 11, Gordon 10: Despite four goals and two assists from Jessie Castelline, the third-seeded Scots (12-3) saw their season end with a first round upset in the CCC tournament. Bailey Grinnell added two goals and an assist while Anna Blomberg (2), Stephanie Fitzgerald and Anna Woods also scored and Kyrsti Leach dished out two assists.


Endicott 5, Western New England 0: Advancing to the CCC semifinals, the fourth seeded Gulls (11-7) won in impressive fashion, avenging an 8-1 loss to the Hawks from three-and-a-half weeks ago. In doubles play, Olivier Joggi and Jake Cohen (8-1), Benjamin Randlett and Eric Gandrup (8-3) and Evan Ross and Michael Dolph (8-6) all recorded pro set victories, while Michael Laurentano won handily at sixth singles (6-0, 6-2), as did Timothy Forance at No. 4 singles (6-2, 6-3) to complete the sweep.

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