, Salem, MA

May 2, 2013

Area roundup: Cavolina, Marblehead shut down Revere

The Salem News

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Before yesterday, the Marblehead baseball team had been 0 for 2 in 1-0 games. The Magicians finally broke that trend against Revere.

Junior righty John Cavolina threw a complete game, scattering six hits and striking out five, as Marblehead (4-7) defeated the Patriots, 1-0.

The Magicians got the only run they needed in the first inning when Connor Green hit a leadoff double, moved to third in a ground out by Matt Koopman, and scored on Tom Koopman’s sacrifice fly.

Marblehead managed only three hits all afternoon. Brian Daly and Sam Stern each hit singles.

St. John’s Prep 7, Xaverian 3: The Eagles won for the 11th straight time with Brandon Bingel picking up the win on the mound. Bingel, who is now 5-0, gave up four hits and struck out seven. Jack Burke came on to pitch the final 1 1/3 innings to earn the save. Nick Bragole homered in the first, Paul Crehan added a two-run single, and Dave Bornstein and Alex Moore each had two hits and an RBI for St. John’s (11-1). Sawyer Billings also hit a triple and scored a run while Max Burt made four assists at shortstop.

Bishop Fenwick 3, Cardinal Spellman 0: Senior Joe Levasseur fired a two-hit shutout with nine strikeouts on only 82 pitches as Fenwick moved to 9-2 overall (6-1 Catholic Central League). The Crusaders scored all three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Junior Nick Bona singled, moved to second on Gianni Esposito’s walk, then Brian Burke loaded the bases with an infield hit. Bona scored on a wild pitch, then Esposito and pinch-runner Tommy Parson came in when Spellman botched a rundown.

Dexter 9, Pingree 1: The Highlanders dropped to 3-8 with the loss. Eric Larsen had two hits for Pingree, Nick Antenucci went 1 for 1 with two walks and an RBI, and Hossam Hamden ripped a double.

Winthrop 6, Salem 5: Tim Ryan had a single and two RBI to lead the offense for the Witches (0-9). Bryan Lara had three strikeouts in his six inning-performance on the hill.

Gloucester 9, Beverly 6: Harry Brown went for 2-for-3 and Cam Rogers finished 2-for-3 with a three-run homer to lead the offense for Beverly (7-4) in the loss. Sean Munzing gave up just one run in the final three innings in relief.

Swampscott 15, Lynn Classical 7: Ryan January reached base six times on two singles, two walks and two hit by pitch for the Big Blue (5-6). Trevor Masey went 3-for-5 and Al Wallach gave up four earned runs in the win.


Brooks 4, Pingree 1: Jill Witwicki finished 2-for-3 with a RBI as the Highlanders drop to 5-3 overall. Christina Chalmers gave up five hits, struck out three in the loss and Nora Sullivan played terrific defense at second base.

Cardinal Spellman 8, Bishop Fenwick 1: Sophomore catcher Gabby Hart drove in the Crusaders’ only run of the game, as Jen Crovo scored from third base in the first inning. Crovo played well defensively at second base as did Gianna Pizzano at third.

Beverly 10, Gloucester 4: Beverly put up five runs in the fifth as the Panthers moves to 4-5 on the season. Emily Pitman got the win, while going 2-for-3 with two RBI. Kate Silvestri had two RBI and Hannah Silvestri finished with four runs scored and three stolen bases.

Marblehead 4, Revere 1: Michaela Leblanc picked up the win, allowing six hits and striking out six for the Magicians. Sophomore Emily Messinger blasted her third homer of the season, a three-run job in the first inning. Marblehead added its final run in the fourth inning when Mckenna Barrett tripled and scored on Taylor Bouchard’s single. Marblehed improved to 6-4.

North Reading 11, Manchester Essex 0: The Hornets only managed three hits and slipped to 1-7.

Pentucket 14, Ipswich 4: Carolyn Lynch clubbed a two-run triple in the second inning to highlight the Tigers’ loss. Ipswich, which dropped to 3-6, was held to three hits. Meredith Kercher had one hit and scored two runs.


Hamilton-Wenham 3, Triton 2: The Generals got wins from Woody Watson (6-0, 6-0) and Joe Love (6-2, 6-4) at first and second singles, respectively, to edge Triton and move to 5-1. Adam Celata and Reed Forsey were victorious at first doubles, 6-4, 6-1, to close out the match.

Ipswich 3, Pentucket 2: Dana Reid won a tough three-setter at No. 1 singles to lift Ipswich to the win. Reid prevailed 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Michael Prine-Robie (6-4, 6-4) and Murali Prasad (6-4, 6-1) also won at singles for the Tigers (2-5).

Swampscott 4, Salem 1: The Big Blue moved to 7-0 with two wins at singles and a sweep at doubles. Matt Jacobs rolled at first singles, 6-0, 6-0, and Val Temin took care of business at No. 2, 6-1, 6-3. Sam Crimmins and Matt Gilberg won at first doubles, 6-0, 6-2, and Sam Carmosino and Ian Crimmins prevailed at second doubles, 6-2, 6-2.

Marblehead 5, Lynn Classical 0: Chris Wigglesworth (6-2, 6-0), Miles Barry (6-1, 6-0) and Dimitri Vlassov (6-2, 7-5) each won at singles to help the Magicians improve to 7-1. Griffin Butterfield and Ben Goldstein won at first doubles (6-1, 6-2) and Michael Forte and Alex Rothbard cruised to a win at second doubles (6-1, 6-1) for Marblehead.

Beverly 3, Winthrop 2: The Panthers (6-2) saw wins from Josh Cronin (6-2, 6-2), Peter Coletti (6-2, 6-2) and Antuan Tran (6-4, 6-4) at first, second and third singles respectively.

Danvers 5, Revere 0: The Falcons improved their record to 5-5 after getting wins from Gabe Ochonski (6-4, 6-0), Jimmy Cunningham (6-2, 6-1) and Kevin Hodgkins (6-3, 2-6, 7-5) in singles play, while Brian Bailey/Jimmy McCarrison (6-0, 6-0) and Matt Kidney/Chris Shalkowski (6-0, 6-1) won in doubles action.

Masconomet 3, Amesbury 2: The Chieftains improve to 7-1 and remain undefeated at 5-0 in CAL with wins from Cam Netland (6-0, 6-0) at third singles and doubles teams Nick Drago/Clay Greenbeg (6-1, 6-4) and Sam Gordon/Cam Coleburn (5-7, 6-3, 6-3).

Gloucester 3, Peabody 2: The Tanners (2-5) got points from Mike Warren (6-1, 7-5) and the doubles tandem of Alex McDonough/Mike Nicoli (7-5, 1-6, 6-0) but the Fishermen pulled out the victory.


Danvers 4, Revere 1: Rachel Ziner (6-0, 6-0) and Kelley McCarthy (6-2, 6-0) each won at singles for the Falcons, and Ellen Gagnon/Raquel Leslie (6-0, 6-0) and Jenn Leuke/Alyssa Feldman (6-1, 6-2) swept doubles for Danvers (6-1).

Swampscott 4, Salem 1: The Big Blue took two doubles victories and Vivien Gere (6-0, 6-0) and Veronica Pyatigorskaya (6-0, 6-0) also won at singles for Swampscott (8-1). Jessica Zolott and Allegra Walker won at first doubles (6-0, 6-1) and Michelle Schnayder and Natalyia Andrushchenko prevailed at second doubles (6-1, 6-3).

Senior Kim Barzola won at third singles for Salem, 6-2, 6-1.

Marblehead 5, Lynn Classical 0: Sarah Katz, Marblehead’s No. 1 singles player, battled for a 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 win and the rest of the lineup breezed as the Magicians moved to 7-0. Meagan Hanratty (6-0, 6-2) and Hannah Cohen (6-2, 6-0) also won at singles while Meghan Gabel/Kelly Mealey (6-1, 6-0) and Anna Valuev/Liz Leykin (6-0, 6-1) produced wins at doubles.

Peabody 4, Gloucester 1: The Tanners won a pair of singles matches and swept doubles to move to 7-2. Winger Ma (6-1, 7-5) and Dany Chhan (6-1, 7-5) had the singles wins while the doubles teams of Anna Grimalyak/Tayla Hodas (6-1, 6-1) and Beverly Ejiofor/Ashley Eddy (6-3, 6-0) also won.

Hamilton-Wenham 3, Triton 2: Caroline Gribbell was victorious at first singles as the Generals even out at 3-3 on the season. Carolyn Flores/Colleen Ford (6-3, 6-0) won at first doubles and Darby Makintosh/Bethany Evans (6-3, 5-7, 11-9) took second doubles.

Ipswich 4, Pentucket 1: The Tigers saw wins from Lexi Lopez (6-1, 6-2) at second singles, while Hannah Lynch (6-2, 6-4) won at third singles. Abby McCarthy/Kristin Klimowicz (6-3, 5-7, 6-4) and Lizzy Gray/Heather Sweeney (4-6, 6-3, 6-3) had wins in doubles action.

Beverly 5, Winthrop 0: The Panthers had little trouble dispatching Winthrop and moving to 5-3. Meggie Manzo (6-0, 6-1), Jill Morneau (6-0, 6-1) and Becah Kaplan (6-2, 6-1) had the wins at singles. Sophie Claus and Cecilia Buffenoir won at first doubles (6-3, 6-2) while Phoebe Blau and Christine Green won at second doubles (6-3, 6-2).

Masconomet 5, Amesbury 0: The Chieftains (7-2) took all five points in straight sets. Winning singles matches were Danielle Dunn (6-2, 6-0), Lexi Palumbo (6-0, 6-0) and Rebecca Costa (6-2, 6-0) while the doubles winners were Evelyn Harbert/Eva Reineke (6-2, 6-0) and Emily MIller/Maria Alexandrou (6-1, 6-0).


Pingree 16, Concord Academy 3: Carter Rossano (one assist) and Arjen Steegstra (two assists) each had four goals for the Highlanders (5-3). Max Trotsky added two goals and four assists, while Chris Usseglio finished with six saves in goal.

Mystic Valley 9, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 8: Dan McCormack had for goals for the Bulldogs (3-8). Cam Smallidge, Ian LeFavour, Josh Rappor and Scott Starrack each had a goal in the loss, while Garrett Feldman made 12 saves.

Hamilton-Wenham 7, Georgetown 4: Eddie Frick had a game-high four goals for the Generals now 7-5. Cam Macri, Steve Turpin and Matt Curran each had single goals.

Waring 12, Gann 4: Ted Lyman scored five goals and handed out two assists to lead Waring (5-2). Nat Lyman added three goals and three assists for Waring while Charlie Mitchell produced two goals and three assists. Eighth grader Josh Gabbay scored his first career goal and Zach Vaneck also scored for Waring. Goalie Ben Steinbeck played well in net for the winners.


Bishop Fenwick 18, Arlington Catholic 7: The Crusaders dominated AC in the first half (14-2) and held on for the win. Anna Moulton scored seven times and Grace Celona added six goals. Tessa McLaughlin scored two goals, Annette Ruggiero had one goal and two assists, and Emily Rocker and Merry Harrington had one goal apiece. Natalie Emerson chipped in with five assists and Nicole Votta made 10 saves in net for Fenwick (7-5).

Manchester Essex 9, Beverly 7: The Panthers put forth a tremendous team effort, but fell to the powerful Hornets. Olivia Mastendino scored two goals and added two assists for Manchester Essex (8-2) and Carolyn Heslop had six draw controls. Beverly slipped to 5-4.

Peabody 12, Methuen 4: Courtney Smith and Sarah Napolitano each scored three goals and Megan Poverman had two goals and two assists as the Tanners improved to 6-3. Bianca Muscato (two goals, assist), Mikayla York (goal, assist), and Nicole Napolitano (goal, three assists) also scored, keeper Cheyenne Jackson made 14 saves and Christine Feudo and Christa Trombley played well on defense.


Peabody 112, Salem 24: Heather MacLean (long jump and high jump) and Pam Zabala (shot and discus) had double wins for the undefeated Tanners (5-0) in yesterday’s meet. Cynthia Aroke won the 400 hurdles (69.5) and Julia Merchant took the mile.

Joy Lima won the 100, 200 and triple jump for the Witches (1-3) and Rebecca Beaulieu took second in the javelin and broke her own school record in the process with a throw of 86-3.

Masconomet 117, Lynnfield 28: Abi Rose doubled in the shot put (30-3) and discus (84-7) as the Chieftains improve to 6-0. Freshman Megan Lemiere got her first varsity win in the 200 (28.5).

Hamilton-Wenham 103, Amesbury 42: The Generals move to 4-1 overall as Kerry Hull (high jump) Shannon Wallace (pole vault), Emily Horgan (2 mile) and Anna Murphy (high hurdles) all had wins. Emily Weigand took the mile (5:35), Addison Shearer won the 400 (70.5) and Kristen Heffernan was first in the 200 (27.9).

Pentucket 76, Ipswich 69: The Tigers were edged in the relay and took the loss as a result. Michaela Hedderman won both the 100 and 200 to power Ipswich. Sarah Keiran (mile), Tina Keiran (2-mile), Celia Zampitella (shot put), Marissa Cain (javelin) and Devin Smith (triple jump) had single wins for Ipswich (3-2).


Amesbury 78, Hamilton-Wenham 67: Sean Kotch tripled in the high hurdles, triple jump and 200 as the Generals fall to 1-4. Matt Gillis was first in the mile at 4:59.

Pentucket 73, Ipswich 67: Matt Jaeger won the long jump, triple jump and 200 and also ran a leg on the winning 4x100 relay team with Chris Dinocco, Kyle Ivanov and Alex Jean-Charles, but Ipswich came up short. Kim Lee (discus), Derek Chamberlain (javelin), Michael Riddle (2-mile), Ryan Bahar (110 hurdles) and Nick Mamolette (800) also had wins for Ipswich (2-3).

Masconomet 89, Lynnfield 56: Tristan Cluster won the 400 hurdles (62.6), triple jump (38-7) and 200 (23.7) to pace the Chieftains (6-0). Austin Cashin also won two events, taking the javelin (150-5) and 400 (51.9). Garrett Roberts (high hurdles), Luke Schell (100), Alex Gikas (800) and Nolan Rice (high jump) also had wins for Masco.

Peabody 80, Salem 56: Thomas Drover won the 400 hurdles (59.7) and javelin (173-4) to help the Tanners pull away from Salem. Erico Cordeiro (2-mile), Tyler O’Shea (discus), Cody Picardy (mile), Christian Cedullo (110 hurdles), and Michael Ricci (800) also won events for Peabody (4-0).

Jon Crimble won three events for the Witches, capturing the 400, long jump and triple jump. Taron Wigfall (200), Ben Sattiewhite (high jump) and Jared Louf-Woods (shot put) were also winners for the Witches (3-2), who captured the 4x100 relay.

Marblehead 86, Saugus 45: Josh Beloff kept his unbeaten streak alive, winning the long jump, triple jump, 200 and anchoring the winning 4x100 relay team. Conrad Rousseau won both the 400 hurdles and 110 hurdles, and Ian McIver (javelin) and Christopher Rodts (2-mile) also won events for the Magicians (5-0).


Endicott 15, UNE 6: The Gulls (13-5) got balanced scoring and a nearly perfect faceoff effort from Sam Ozycz (24-of-25) to return to the CCC championship game. Harrison Cotter had three goals and an assist and Connor and Scott McCormack each had two goals and Nick Pinciaro had a goal and two assists. Endicott led 5-2 at the half and scored five times in the third and fourth quarters to put it away.


Endicott 19, UNE 6: Kelly Tierney scored six times to lead the Gulls (11-7) back to the CCC championship game with a convincing semi-final win. Caitlin Pratt and Katie Tierney each added three goals and Lauren Todd and Holly Davis both had two.


Roger Williams 5, Endicott 1: The doubles team of Eric Gandrup and Benjamin Randlett won, 9-7, but top-seed Roger Williams swept singles and won the rest of the doubles points to eliminate the Gulls in the Commonwealth Coast Conference semifinals.