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May 9, 2013

Wednesday's area roundup: Endicott women make history with NCAA win


The Salem News

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Endicott 4, Springfield 3: The Gulls (13-7) held on to earn the first NCAA tournament win in program history, advancing to Saturday’s second round against Middlebury. Endicott fell behind 2-0 but rattled off four straight goals by Holly Davis (two), Kelly Tierney and Callie Murphy to take the lead. Rachel Socolow made seven saves to help Endicott secure the historic win.

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Danvers 8, Swampscott 2: Centerfielder Anthony Garron drove in three runs and the Falcons (14-1) scored three in the seventh to pull away from the Big Blue (5-9). Raf Tylus struck out five and scattered six hits over six innings to pick up the win, Evan Eldridge went 3-for-4 and scored twice, and Andrew Olszak had a 2-run single for Danvers. Swampscott’s Trevor Massey hit a 2-run homer to make 5-2 in the sixth, Robert Serino went 2-for-3 and Al Wallach pitched well but was hamstrung by eight Swampscott errors.

Salem 4, Lynn English: Bryan Lara pitched five innings and gave up two runs, while Troy Curtin came in in the seventh to close game as the Witches move to 2-11. Josh McRae had a two-run double, Greg Spelliotis singled with two walks. Salem was down 2-0 in the third, but scored three in the fourth and walked in the winning run in the fifth.

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North Reading 9, Ipswich 0: Jill Lombard broke up North Reading’s no-hitter in the fifth inning and Emily Sadoway later added another hit for the Tigers (3-9). Sami Brouillette pitched well in defeat for Ipswich.

Danvers 2, Swampscott 0: Brittany Dougal (2-for-3) and Tori Costa (2-for-3, one RBI) led the Falcons offensively, while Kendall Meehan went the distance, on five hits and five strikeouts for her eighth shutout of the season.

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Austin Prep 15, Bishop Fenwick 2: Sophomore Dylan Maida made 10 saves in his first career start in net and captains P.J. Usalis and Troy Reinold scored the goals but the Crusaders fell to 8-7.

Masconomet 11, Georgetown 5: Cam Jung had three goals for the Chieftains (10-5), while Max Craig, Harry Cwik and Henry Behrens each added two goals. Tighe Van Lenten had sevens saves through three quarters and Johnathan Shipp had two saves in the fourth.

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Masconomet 23, Georgetown 9: Amy Arnold scored five times, Rachel Rogal, Becca Phillips and Kathleen Gillespie each had three goals, and Marylee Hutchinson scored her first career goal to highlight the Chieftains’ victory. Masco improved to 10-4.

Manchester Essex 15, Triton 5: Taylor Meeks and Brittany Smith each had four goals and two assists to lead the Hornets (11-2).

Peabody 14, Swampscott 5: The Tanners moved to 9-3 with a solid all-around game. Courtney Smith (2 goals, 2 assists), Sarah Napolitano (2-0) and Bianca Muscato (1-2) each had multi-point games for Peabody. Aly Bortone and Nicole Pavao also scored, while Christa Trombley, Sarah Godschall and goalie Cheyenne Jackson (9 saves) played well defensively.

Waring 22, Brimmer & May 10: Sarah Kessler played strong defense and contributed a highlight-reel goal to lead Waring (8-2). Ayla Rahala also played tough defense and scored a goal while goalie Maddie Crowley made 14 saves. Sophomore Isabelle Cookson led the offense with four goals.

Hamilton-Wenham 23, North Reading 12: Emily Gaucher erupted for 10 goals and six assists to power the Generals to victory. Phoebe Shaw also played well with three goals and two assists. Catherine Ecker (2-1), Catherine Martin (1-1), Nicole Foringer (1-1) and Julie Ferriera (0-2) also had multiple points for Hamilton-Wenham (10-3), which received 22 saves from goalie Morgan Kimball.

Bishop Fenwick 11, Austin Prep 10: Grace Celona and Annette Ruggiero each had three goals as the Crusaders (10-5) won a key CCL game that was tied 5-5 at halftime and close all the way. Tessa McLaughlin had two goals, Anna Moulton had a goal and two assists, Lexi Rose and Caroline Crowford each scored once and Natalie Emerson had three assists. Goalie Nicole Votta made five key saves and Katie Hart and Monica Poeske had good defensive second halves for Fenwick.

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Peabody 94, Lynn Classical 42: The Tanners got wins from David Tramonte (400 hurdles, 65.0), Colby Todisco (2-mile, 12:00), Alex Bunal (110 hurdles, 16.1), Jake Summitt (400, 53.8), Erico Cordeiro (800, 2:05.7), Nick Shashaty (mile, 5:47) and Calvin Bena (100, 11.4). Peabody (6-0) will close the duel meet season on Tuesday against Revere.

Marblehead 122, Winthrop 9: Senior Josh Beloff anchored the winning 4x100 relay team, took first in the 200 (23.5) and also had wins in the long jump (20-0) and triple jump (40-4) as he remains undefeated in all of those events this season. The Magicians (6-0) were also powered by Conrad Russeau (400 hurdles, 110 hurdles), Derek Dumais (shot) and Dan Marino (106-0).

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Marblehead 96, Winthrop 36: The Magicians (6-0) set up a championship meet with Gloucester next week. Event winners in the rout were Carlyn McGrath (400 hurdles, long jump), Mimi Goetz (100, shot put), Alyssa Nye (200), Paige Ferrucci (400), Kat Huber (800), Noelle Villa (mile), Lily Cummings (high jump), Kelly Roland (javelin), and both relays.

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St John’s 3, B.C. High 0: Senior outside hitter Zack Burt had 10 kills and senior setter Sean Brennan produced 26 assists to lead the Eagles to 25-17, 25-15, 25-13 wins over B.C. High. St. John’s improved to 14-3.