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May 22, 2013

Area roundup: Whooley's complete game helps Ipswich baseball prevail



Salem 4, Malden 1: The Witches finished the year on a high note, sweeping singles and picking up a solid victory. Senior co-captains Tahmid Raji (6-4, 6-1) and Aidan Scrimgeour (6-4, 7-6) won at first and second singles, respectively. Freshman Guthrie Scrimgeour wrapped up a tremendous season by winning 6-0, 6-1 at third singles. Guthrie Scrimgeour finished the year 16-1.

Senior Josh Lausier and sophomore Cole Jermyn teamed up to win 6-4, 6-3 at first doubles for Salem (6-11).

Ipswich 3, Amesbury 2: The Tigers swept doubles to finish the season 6-8. Murali Prasad and Forrest Finn won 6-1, 6-0 at first doubles and Sam Benford and Anton Eden did the job at second doubles, 6-1, 6-0. Ryan Davis had a victory at third singles, 6-0, 6-1, to put it away for Ipswich.

Lexington 3, St. John’s Prep 2: Chris Toner won a long match at first singles, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, and Dan Cunningham won at third singles, 6-0, 6-4, but the Eagles couldn’t muster another point. The Eagles (11-3) close their regular season against St. John’s of Shrewsbury tomorrow.

Swampscott 3, St. Mary’s 2: A doubles sweep courtesy of the teams of Ian Crimmins and Matt Gilberg and Sam Carmosino and Mike Pindrus helped the Big Blue improved to 16-1 on the season. Val Temin recorded Swampscott’s lone singles win at the No. 1 position, enabling the Big Blue’s victory.

Boston Latin 4, Marblehead 1: Senior Alex Rothbard and sophomore Michael Forte won at No. 2 doubles, 6-4, 6-1, at historic Sportsman’s Club in Dorchester. The Magicians (15-3) fell to one of the state’s top teams in a match that showed off the excellent shot making ability of both teams.

Masconomet 4, Beverly 1: Peter Coletti won at second singles, 6-4, 6-4, to account for Beverly’s only point. The Panthers (10-6) also had three-set losses at first singles and first doubles.


Ipswich 4, Amesbury 1: The Tigers swept singles and qualified for the postseason as a result. Ashley Sulkin (6-2, 6-0), Lexi Lopez (6-3, 7-5) and Hannah Lynch (6-1, 6-1) did the damage at singles while Abby McCarthy and Kristin Klimowicz got the final point at first doubles (6-7, 6-2, 6-3). Ipswich finished the regular season at 7-7.

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