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January 30, 2014

Wednesday's area roundup: Cross returns, helps Beverly hold off Malden in OT

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NST/EA WINS CAC: The Hawks (4-1) won the Commonwealth Athletic Conference meet with a score of 109 beating Greater Lawrence (74), Chelsea (54) and Lynn Tech (14). Hannah Marshall was first in the high jump and second in the 600, freshman Sophia Rugo was third in the hurdles and seniors Victoria Francis, Allison Coleman and Samantha Holt finished third, fifth and sixth respectively in the shot put.

SWIMMING

iPSWICH 83, tRITON 76: The Tigers grabbed their second win of the year with divers Tessa Amoroso (228.67), Amelia Young (184) and Michael Savoie (128.7) going 1-2-3 in diving. Winning racers were Josh Colemeta (50 free, 100 free), Kyle Ivanov (100 fly), Joey Spinale (100 back) and Austin Rubino (100 breast). Lizzy Gray took the 100-IM, Brendan Gookin won the 100 free, Olivia Kubaska won the 50 back and Nora Hughes was first in the 50 breast.

Salem Acedemy 91, Landmark 79: Jake McCaughey won the 100 breaststroke and swam well in the 200 IM 100 for Landmark which saw Liam Burbage, Cole Burbage, Emma Colcord and Zach Moyse win the 200 freestyle relay.

WRESTLING

Danvers 52, Gloucester 18: The Falcons clinched the Northeastern Conference title in just their third season as a varsity program. Captain Chris Davis scored a quick pin at 120-pounds to jump-start Danvers while freshman Ben Patt won at 106-points and 126-pound freshman Joe Soucy earned a first-period pin.

Masconomet 54, Saugus 18: Masco (21-8) had pins from Johnny Walker (113), Ty Cameron (120), Chase Jeffreys (126), Jacob Itz (132), Alex Popielski (138), Dan Gregorio (145), Andrew McCourt (170), Steve Yanelloi (182) and Paul Arsenault (heavy).

ST. JOHN’S PREP 67, MALDEN CATHOLIC 12: The Eagles (31-3 overall) captured their 16th straight Catholic Conference title and won their 68th consecutive league match as a dozen wrestlers won their matches. They were Malcolm Mitchell (106 pounds), Michael Dik (120), Hunter Costa (126), John Grady (132), Jack Anderson (138), Jared Costa (145), Fred Colberg (152), Ben DiNatale (160), Solomon White (170), Jim Messeder (195), Ian Butterbrodt (220) and Jay Carnevale (285),.

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Gordon 80, Endicott 75: The Scots (9-8) trailed by five at halftime and scored a big second half to upset the rival Gulls (13-5). Alex Carnes and Hans Meirsma each ahd 16 points for Gordon and Park Thomas added 15. Endicott was led by Lachlan Magee, who had a game-high 22 points, and John Henault, who drained five treys for 15 points.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Endicott 64, Gordon 43: The Gulls (14-4) used their depth to wear down the rival Scots (5-13) with Samantha Crough’s 16-points leading the way to victory. Endicott used 15 players with none of them playing more than 25 minutes while Gordon had four players play 37 minutes or more led by Brooke Kratche, who also scored 16. Endicott led by 12 at halftime and saw Kelsey Cuddy chip in 10 points.

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