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December 12, 2012

Area roundup: Bishop Fenwick wins season opener behind Hannon's 13


The Salem News

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Bishop Fenwick 60, Archbishop Williams 41: Senior Fran Hannon dropped in a team-high 13 points to go along with his seven rebounds as the Crusaders won their opening contest of the season. Joe Bucchieri finished with 11 points and dished out five assists, while Matt Costello added 10 points.

Greater Lawrence 54, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 43: Elijah Alfred scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for NST/EA (0-1) while Trace Schaejbe also scored 12 points.

Triton 49, Ipswich 42: The Tigers held Triton scoreless in the third quarter to go into the fourth tied, 33-33, but the Vikings won it down the stretch. Erik Fyrer scored 15 points to lead Ipswich while Nate Glaster and Kyle Blomster scored seven each. Coach Alan Laroche praised Ipswich’s team zone defense and rotation.

Malden Catholic 61, Masconomet 50: Sophomore guard Jake Rudolph dropped in 19 points for the Chieftains, but it wasn’t enough as they fell in their opener.

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Greater Lawrence 44, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 27: Senior Julie DeGenova (eight points) and junior Christa Leger (seven points) led the offensive attack but NST/EA (0-1) dropped its season opener.

Methuen 72, Beverly 40: The Panthers (0-1) trailed by five at halftime and were done in by a half-dozen 3-pointers and their inability to grab rebounds. Andrea Zelano led Beverly with 11 points and sisters Hannah (10) and Kate Silvestri (6) also contributed.

SWIMMING

No. Reading 101, Ipswich 79: The Tigers fell on Monday night, though they did take the top two spots in diving with winning Amelia Young and runner-up Tessa Amoroso. Earning second place finishes for the Tigers were Jackie Bouvier (200 free, 2:10.66), Shane Neilson (200 IM, 2:39.22), Justin Bergner (50 free, 29.0) and Austin Rubino (100 free, 1:02).

Marblehead 112 Landmark 73: The Magicians (1-0) began the season with a non-league meet and had a pair of relay teams win as Sophie Zmetrovich, Sara Daher, Kylie Cronin and Tyler Phillips captured the 200 medley relay while Jake Driscoll, Robert Connors, Tyler Foley and Andre Schneider won the 400 freestyle relay. Zach Michaels was a double-winner taking the 100 freestyle (57.30) and the 100 breast (1:21.84). Other winners were Phillips in the diving (225), Harrison Rodts in the 200 freestyle (1:59.78), Daher in the 200 IM (2:23.28), Cronin in the 500 freestyle (6:02.8) and Zmetrovich in the 100 backstroke (1:11.11).

Peabody 93, Swampscott 82: Peabody (1-0) won the 200 medley relay (Patrick Jwanowski, Christine Shea, Zack Melville and Alex Strakosha), the 200 freestyle relay (Jwanowski, Nina Pappacostas, Melville and Maria Strakosha) and the 200 medley relay (2:00.56). Shea won the 200 free and the 500 free and Alex Strakosha won the 100 breaststroke and the 200 IM. Paige Haywood topped the diving Melville took the 100 fly, Maria Strahosha earned first in the 100 freestyle and Janowski won the 100 backstroke.

The Big Blue (0-1) had three different swimmers take a pair of second place finishes. Freshman Mark Karmen (200 freestyle and 500 freestyle), freshman Emily Guo (200 IM and 100 fly) and senior captian Erin Cassidy (50 freestyle and 100 freestyle) each scored two, second place finishes.

Beverly 108, Salem 68: The Panthers took all three relays and had a pair of double-winners in Sarah Welch (200 free, 100 breast) and Astrid Swenson (200-IM, 100 back). Patrick Donahue won the 100 free and swam on two of the winning relays and Rachel Grant also won the 100 fly with a relay win. Donahue, Sam Aldrich, Ben Handler and Emily Walsh were the 200 free relay team, Donahue, Welch, Carl Brandt and Nick Groblewski swam the 400 free relay and the 200 medley relay was made up of Swenson, Caitlin Donahue, Grant and Jaime Bocca.

Some new swimmers came out strong for Salem (0-1) in the opener as Kim Barzola and Chase Duffin made their presences felt. Kevin Kline and Julie Nguyen were outstanding as well for the Witches.

Danvers 100, Revere 77: The Falcons turned around what was a tight contest early and swam away from Revere for a win in the opener. Tommy Giannino’s wins in the 50 and 100 free helped Danvers get on track. Joshua Mentzer also had victories in the 200 IM and 100 butterfly, and Sara Jezowski (200 free) and Tori Ganley (500 free) each had single wins for the Falcons. Danvers also captured the medley relay and the 200 free relay.

Lynnfield 95, Masconomet 74: Freshman Carly Soares was outstanding for the Chieftains in their opener, winning both the 100 breast stroke (1:11.60) and 200 IM (2:16.12). Michael Bartley also won both the 100 free (54.68) and 50 free (23.56) for Masco (0-1), while Alex Galarneau took first in the 100 fly (59.44).

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Emmanuel 65, Endicott 62: The visitors won this battle of once-beaten teams as the Gulls dipped to 6-2 on the year. Samantha Crough (12 points) gave Endicott the lead with 1:09 to go but No. 18 Emmanuel scored the last four points of the game to win. Jennifer White had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Gulls and Kayleen Whall scored 13.

Lasell 65, Gordon 41: The Fighting Scots (2-5) fell on the road though Skylar Bareford scored a game-high 17 points and drained five 3-pointers. Brooke Kratche scored 11 and collected a game-best 16 rebounds.

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Enidcott 96, Emmanuel 76: All five Endicott starters hit double figured, led by Lachlan Magee and Lance Greene, who each scored 16. Matt Kneece owned the glass in the home win for the Gulls (5-2), grabbing 12 rebounds and scoring 14 points.

Gordon 62, Lesley 61: Hans Miersma made a free throw with no time on the clock to lift the Fighting Scots to victory in the first-ever meeting between these programs. David Dempsey led all scorers with 18 points while Miersma scored 12 and had 12 rebounds for Gordon (3-5).