St. John’s Prep splits: The Eagles move to 30-3 on the season after this weekend’s Springfield Central Festival. The Prep topped Agawam 48-22), Johnston, RI (66-13) and fell to Mt. Anthony, VT (52-22) and Springfield Central (27-23). Jared Costa (145 pounds) and Ian Butterbrodt (220) both went 4-0 on the day.
Beverly 140.6, Danvers 134.75: The Panthers improve to 7-0 on the season and make it 35 consecutive Northeastern Conference wins. Junior Heather Gomes finished first in the all-around with a 37.15. She as first on all four events; vault (9.45), bars (8.9), beam (9.25), floor (9.55). Junior Hannah Rennie was second in the all-around (35.8), place second on vault (9.2), bars (8.8) and beam (9.0). Kate Jackimowicz was fourth on beam, while freshman Kara MacGilvary scored a season 9.0 on vault.
The Falcons move to 4-1 on the season with impressive finishes by Julia Valenti (vault, 9.15), Alyson Kelleher (bars, 8.65; beam, 8.5) and Jackie Veatch (floor, 9.05).
Medford 7, Masconomet 5: Adara Nazarian collected two goals, while Jensena Moner had a goal and two assists for the Chieftains (4-5). Isabella Sarra (goal, assist) and Kylie Currier (goal) also contributed to the scoring. Goaltender Molly Kelley made 17 saves in the loss.
Marblehead wins two: The Lady Headers improved to 6-5-2 over the weekend after defeating Shawsheen, 6-3 on Saturday and topping Peabody, 5-1 yesterday. Brittany Smith scored three goals and added two assists against Shawsheen, while Sydney Cresta finished with two goals and an assist. Smith added another two goals against Peabody, while Brooke Keough (two goals) and Emmarose Winder (one goal) also contributed to the scoring. Goalie Aly Hopkins combined for 30 saves in the two games.
North Reading 98, Ipswich 70: Justin Bergner took first place in the 100 free(57.26), and anchored the winning 400 free relay team (Joey Spinale, Shane Neilson, Kyle Ivanov) as Ipswich drops to 1-5 on the season. Other top swimming times included; Bergner (50 free, 25.73), Ivanov (100 fly, 1:12.43), Jackie Bouvier (500 free, 5:57.94), Spinale (100 back, 1:03.67) and Austin Rubino (100 breast, 1:03.67).