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April 25, 2013

Wednesday's area roundup: Danvers' Meehan throws perfect game

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Danvers pitcher Kendall Meehan has been on her game this season. With four shutouts this spring, the junior ace pitched a perfect game on 42 pitches with two strikeouts in the Falcons’ 13-0 win over Lynn English yesterday.

“She hit her spots well,” said head coach Tara Petrocelli. “Good for her.”

The victory puts Danvers at 6-0 on the season heading into today’s NEC matchup against Beverly.

Caitlin McBride continued to impress at the plate goint 4-for-5 with five RBI and three runs scored, inlclduing a double and three-run homer. Brittany Dougal and Julia Saggese both finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored and senior second baseman Chrissy Gikias went 2-for-4 with two RBI and four runs scored.

North Shore Tech/ Essex Aggie 14, Greater Lawrence 0: Kaera Wyse and Kaylyn County combined for the no-hitter, 11 strikoutes and one walk. Wyse had three-run homer, while Emma Bouchard went 2-for-4 with two RBI, Kaitlin Gueirn finished with three RBI and Alyssa Kane had two hits in the victory for the Bulldogs (5-2).

Bishop Fenwick 10, Archbishop Williams 0: Natalie Moore went the distance and got the win, giving up two hits and striking out three. Sophomore catcher Gabby Hart went 3-for-3 with three RBI, while Gianna Pizzano and Jen Crovo both went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and one RBI.

Winthrop 4, Peabody 0: Alex Romano and Olivia Brothers both went 2-for-4, but Peabody (5-1) suffered its first loss of the season.

Marblehead 4, LYnn Classical 3: Marblehead (4-3) improved to 4-1 in NEC play after beating LC for the first time in seven seasons in a come-from-behind win after the Magicians trailed 3-0. Michaela LeBlanc was the winning pitcher for Marblehead (4-3) and came up with a big bunt single to lead off the seventh. Rachel McKay followed with a RBI triple and Sara Bornstein singled in McKay for the game-winner. Olivia Venner was 2-for-3.

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