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October 15, 2012

Area roundup: North Shore Tech's best effort falls short

FOOTBALL

The North Shore Tech football team played one of its best games all season, but the outcome wasn’t exactly what head coach Paul Worth was hoping for. Either way, he was proud of squad despite the 34-28 overtime loss to Shawsheen.

”We had a great defensive plan going and we executed it well,” said Worth whose team moves to 4-2 overall. “It was a great effort, but just one of those football game you don’t win. The kids played real hard for us.”

Quarterback Tim Andersen had 249 passing yards and three TD passes. His receivers looked sharp as well, Jasmany Sanchez (Salem) picked up 88 yards on three catches, while his brother Yordany led team in receiving yards with 105.

The defense was strong throughout, including two picks by Dan Ramirez and Dan Bailey. Jasmany Sanchez covered Shawsheen’s top receiver Devon Pratt and was able to contain him.

FIELD HOCKEY

Mascnomet 3, Manchester Essex 1: The Chieftains remain undefeated at 12-0-1 overall after tying Bishop Fenwick last week. Masco travels to Hamilton-Wenham on tomorrow in a Cape Ann League showdown.

Pingree 2, Wheeler 0: Jill Whitwhicki and Lize Jayne led the scoring effort for the Highlanders (7-4). Madison Polesi and Solina Powell recorded the assists.

BOY SOCCER

St. John’s Prep 4, Xaverian 0: Matt Chilton, Carter Ocko,Paul Magazzu and Greg French all had markers for the Eagles (12-1), who remain undefeated in the Catholic Conference at 7-0. Ben Alpern posted three saves for his ninth shutout of the season.

GIRLS SOCCER

Pingree 2, Wheeler 0: Goals by Charlotte Esty and Emma Whalen helped the Highlanders hike their record to 4-3. Kerri Zerfoss and Kristina Caradonna earned assisted while keepers Erin Cunningham and Nicole Kachadorian shared the shutout.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Prep finish 3rd: The Eagles team made their annual journey down to the Bronx this weekend to compete in the 40th Annual Manhattan College Cross Country Invitational. Out of 30 teams, the Prep placed in third with top finishes from Liam Dow (12th, 13:15), Tim Loehner (26th, 13:41) and Colin Monahan (31st, 13:44).

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