The Salem News
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Beverly 12, Melrose 6: The Panthers held Melrose to just two goals through three quarters behind excellent defense from goalie Kevin Lally and defensemen Mike Dooling and Andrew Irving. Senior attack Ryan Shipp also recorded his 100th career point with a second quarter goal, and finished with two goals and two assists.
Matt Page and Brendan Flaherty each tallied four goals, Nick Albano had two helpers, Brian Williams contributed one goal and one assist, and Jordan Rawding also scored for Beverly (7-1).
Chelmsford 16, Salem 12: Chad Coelho scored four goals and added two assist but the Witches lost a high-scoring affair. Pete Slattery (2-2), Craig Denehy (2-2) and Matt Wilson (3-1) also contributed four points apiece for Salem, which slipped to 5-3. Mat Muse pitched in with one goal and two assists and John Kapnis played well defensively.
Pingree 14, Winchendon 3: Freshman attack Max Trotsky scored three goals and dished out four assist to lead the Highlanders to a one-sided victory. Senior Jerome Cappadona and freshman midfielder Sam Ober each contributed three goals for Pingree, which played an excellent defensive game.
Marblehead 11, Newburyport 7: Brooks Tyrrell (three goals, one assist), Trevor Jones (three goals) and Dean Fader (two goals) carried the Marblehead (5-3) offense while keeper Nathan Maselek made 17 saves.
Hamilton-Wenham 12, Arlington Catholic 10: The Generals improved to 4-1 behind four goals from Catherine Martin and two goals and four assists from Emily Gaucher. Nicole Foringer also scored three times, Grace Papp recorded a pair of tallies, and Franny Ambrose added a goal.
Rockport 5, Ipswich 1: The Tigers were locked in a 1-1 battle until the sixth inning. That’s when Rockport broke the game open with four runs on six hits. Ryan Law pitched well for 5 2/3 innings for Ipswich (1-3) and Austin Rubino drove in the Tigers’ only run with an RBI double.
Endicott splits: The Gulls defeated Nichols, 19-4, on Saturday, but lost to Babson, 13-8, yesterday. Holly Davis had four goals and Kelly Tierney produced two goals and four assists in the win over Nichols. Rachel Socolow made seven saves for Endicott. Tierney, Davis and Callie Murphy each scored twice in Endicott’s loss to Babson.
Gulls split: Endicott dropped a 14-4 decision to Bowdoin on Saturday, but bounced back with a 20-9 win over Nichols yesterday. Connor McCormack scored two goals while Scott McCormack and Kyle Burke each had one goal against Bowdoin. Nick Pinciaro and Mark Cornacchio each had three goals and Kyle Weber produced two goals and two assists in the Gulls’ win.
Endicott wins four games: The Gulls swept Roger Williams (12-4, 11-0) on Saturday and took a pair from Salve Regina (2-1, 4-3) yesterday. Nell O’Connor won two games pitching, and Sam DiBella had a big weekend with two hits and three RBI in the second game against Roger Williams, then bashing a walk-off homer in the second game against Salve Regina. Endicott improved to 18-16.
Endicott sweeps Curry: Tyler Hitchcock and Mike Nich each threw complete games as Endicott defeated Curry, 8-2 and 2-0. Hitchcock allowed three hits and struck out six and Harry Oringer and Matthew Paola each had three hits to pace the offense. Nich earned the 14th complete game of his career, allowing three hits and striking out seven in the second game. Colin Sitarz produced an RBI single for Endicott (23-11).
Endicott 9, Curry 0: After sweeping three points at doubles, the Gulls (10-6) got singles wins from Justin Warshavsky, Michael Laurentano, Evan Ross, Michael Dolph, Corbin Tully and Timothy Forance.
Roger Williams 9, Gordon 0: Zach Hall played well for Gordon (4-13) but lost in three sets.
Kean 3, Endicott 0: Hosting their first NCAA Division 3 Tournament match, the Gulls fell to a very strong team, 25-21, 25-17, 25-22. John Osborne had 11 kills and Aaron Jessee had 10 digs for Endicott, which concluded the season at 22-10.