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December 1, 2012

Weekend area roundup: Goodwin's hat trick helps Salem State get back on track

agateHed:COLLEGE HOCKEY

Freshman Chad Goodwin scored three goals in the second period as the Salem State men snapped a three-game winless skid with a 5-2 win over Westfield State. The Vikings (3-3-1) scored four times in the middle stanza, with only an Owl goal breaking up the natural hat trick for Goodwin, who finished with three goals and an assist.

Keaton Cashin assisted Goodwin’s game-winner in his collegiate debut, Kyle Phelan and Stephen McManus had two assists, Andrew Bettencourt added a goal and an assist and Kris Faric also scored. Ryan Sutliffe made 28 saves, including 11 in the decisive second period.

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Salem State 92, Lesley 68: An incredible 13 different players scored for Salem State, which climbed over the .500 mark to 4-3 on the season with the rout. Nicholas Grassa and Trey Morin led the balanced onslaught with 12 points each, Justin Nieves had 11 and Hamed Akanni added 10 for Salem State, which led by 15 at halftime and didn’t have a player log more than 22 minutes.

Curry 73, Gordon 62: The Scots dipped to 1-3 on the season despite seeing four of five starters reach double figures in scoring. David Dempsey led the way with 15 points and nine rebounds while Hans Miersma added 12, Luke Hamilton scored 11 and Taylor Bajema added 10.

Endicott 84, Roger Williams 78: Junior Lachlan Magee poured in 21 points for the second straight game to lead the Gulls (3-1 overall) to their first conference win of the season. Senior Lance Green added 18 points and is now just 22 points shy of 1,000 for his career at Endicott, which led by 10 at the break.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Curry 58, Gordon 47: Abigail Biggar had 15 points but it wasn’t enough as the Scots fell to 2-3 on the season. Brooke Kratche added to a balanced Gordon offense with 11 points and Lauren Kranyak chipped in eight with a game-best 12 rebounds.

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