Masconomet 2, Pentucket 1: Mike Ennis and Jeff Panella recorded goals in the first half for the Chieftains (11-0-2) to take a 2-0 lead at the half. Derek Grammer played exceptional in goal, while Chip Sherman, Adam Grammer and Demetri Decoulos were solid in the midfield.
Hamilton-Wenham 2, Triton 0: The Generals move to 5-5-2 after scoring goals off of two corner kicks. Frank Bucco and Drew Gallant netted the scores for H-W, while Nick Busco and Nick Loeper played outstanding defensively.
Bishop Fenwick 2, St. Mary’s 1: Rashad DeSilva scored the game-winning goal with two minutes to play on a penalty kick for the Crusaders (5-8-3). Iftimi Arapi had the other score for Fenwick, while the entire defense played strong.
Salem 2, Saugus 0: Simon Barats and Jason Alas led the scoring for the Witches (8-2-2). Steve Harris turned away seven shots for the shutout in net, while Mitchell Osgood was solid on defense.
North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 2, Mystic Valley 1: Cristian Scopa’s goal with three minutes left in regulation helped the Bulldogs improve to 5-4-4. Freshman Josh Zwiercan scored earlier in the game while North Shore enjoyed immense efforts from defender Nathan Espinal, senior Nick LaClair and Matt MacNichol.
Ipswich 5, Amesbury 0: Matt Jeager had a hat trick and an assist as the Tigers rolled on the road. Chris DiNocco had a goal and an assist and Zach Eliopolous also scored. Defenders Slater Sullivan and Sean Whooley played well in front of keeper Erik Fyrer, who earned his second shutout.
Hamilton-Wenham 4, Triton 0: Emily Gaucher recorded two goals for the Generals (10-1-1). Suz Rose and Maddi Berthaud also had markers in the win. Taylor Morong turned away eight shots for her tenth shutout of the season.
Masconomet 3, Pentucket 0: Lexi Sheehan had two goals, while sister Sami had one to propel the Chieftains to 9-2-2 overall. Keepers Nancy Palermo and Lexi Nason split time for the shutout victory.
Amesbury 3, Ipswich 2: The Tigers drop to 5-4-5, but saw strong play from senior captain Molly Markos who had 14 saves and played one of the best games of her career. Maddie Howe and Lia Ziegler had the goals for Ipswich.
Saugus 1, Salem 0: Jaclyn Panneton and Alix Bryant played well for Salem (3-7).
St. Mary’s 1, Bishop Fenwick 0: Despite the loss, the Crusader (6-4-4) defense played a sound game led by Sam Borrelli, Gina Vellucci and Mary DiFilippo.
Beverly 5, Gloucester 1: Nicole Woods had three goals to lead the Panthers (12-1) to victory. Natalie Shea and Molly Pitman also added to the scoring with one goal each.
Lynnfield 4, Hamilton-Wenham 2: The Generals (3-7) took a 2-1 lead into halftime with goals from junior Sophia Zizza and Olivia Ambrose, but couldn’t contain Lynnfield’s offense in the second half.
Pingree 8, Lexington Christian 0: Allie Sardo had a goal and four assists and Jill Whitwicki scored two goals with an assist as the Highlanders improved to 8-4. Eliza Mead had a goal and an assist while Madeline Polese, Liz Jane, Caroline Winslow and Eli DiCiccio also scored.
Peabody 4, Everett 1: Joanne Frangias, Aly Bortone, Jenna Ferullo and Jill Sims scored in yesterday’s win to move the Tanners to 7-3-3. Defender Sabrina Rizzo was solid in the backfield.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Generals sweep: Hamilton-Wenham defeated Lynnfield (17-40) and Manchester Essex (17-38) in yesterday’s tri-meet. Matt Gillis placed first overall with a time of 17:50, followed by Jack Blatchford (18:10) and Mike Alara (18:10) to move the Generals to 6-3 overall.
Masconomet wins: The Chieftains finished up their regular season at 9-1 with wins over North Reading (17-44) and Amesbury (15-50) in yesterday’s tri-meet. The top three finishers for Masco ran the race together and finished with a time of 15:52, senior captain Jake Moorman, senior captain Jay Polakiewcz and junior Harry Kent.
Ipswich 15, Triton 48: The Tigers had the first five runners to cross the finish line in winner Michael Riddle (17:59) followed by Zach Angell (18:56), Michael Connor (19:02), Luke Sirois (19:03) and Conor Fitzpatrick (19:03).
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Hamilton-Wenham remains unbeaten: The Generals recorded their 96th consecutive win after yesterday’s tri-meet against Lynnfield (17-41) and Manchester Essex (17-42). Flying high for H-W were Emily Weigand (1st, 21:15), Emily Horgan (2nd, 21:15) and Sarah Duffy (3rd 21:26). The Generals are looking for their eighth undefeated season in a row as they host Georgetown on Thursday.
Masconomet sweeps: The Chieftains topped Amesbury (19-44) and North Reading (20-43) to finish out the regular season at 8-2 overall. Megan Collins (2nd, 17:41), Kathleen Gillespie (4th, 18:58) and Kim Cosgrove (5th, 19:04) were among the top finishers.
Ipswich 24, Triton 32: Sara Keiran and Tina Keiran each crossed the finish line in 20:12 as the Tigers grabbed three of the top five spots in a victory. Annie Zampitella finished fifth in 21:59.
North Reading 3, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 1: Rhiannon Lane played strong defensively and set well for the Bulldogs (9-4).
Andover 3, Bishop Fenwick 0: The Crusaders fell 25-22, 25-15, 25-19 in a non-league battle. Junior Kate Lipka had nine kills and senior captain Jess Ewick had four blocks for Fenwick (11-4, 9-1 CCL), which can grab a share of the CCL title with win against St. Mary’s (today) and Archbishop Williams (Thursday) this week.
Masconomet 3, Dracut 0: The Chieftains (5-8) swept in three straight sets (25-16, 25-14, 25-16). Senior captain Lexi Simmons recorded eight service points, 23 digs and 17 kills, while junior middle hitter Maddie Kelly finished with 12 digs, five kills and two blocks.
Hamilton-Wenham 3, Austin Prep 0: The Generals won in straight sets 25-21, 25-20, 25-17 behind eight kills and 21 digs from senior captain Rachel Gershlak. Middle hitter Danny Lorizio had two aces.
BEVERLY 3, SWAMPSCOTT 1: The Panthers split time between their starters and bench players, rotating games to take a four-set triumph over the Big Blue. Coach Pam Padovani said team chemistry helped pave the way to victory.
Danvers 45 1/2, Saugus 26 1/2: The Falcons move to 10-6 overall and 8-2 in the NEC behind wins from, Colby Sedlier, Dan McKenna, Mike Planskey, Kevin Anderson, Christian McKenna, Wes Milbury and Alex Taylor.
Peabody 41, Lynn Classical 22: The Tanners finished out the regular season at 9-4 with wins from Athan Goulos (7-2), Nolan Frany (7-2) and Steve Goggin (6-3).
Salem 36 1/2, Saugus 35 1/2: Tim Richmond (6-3), Madison Ballou (6 1/2- 2 1/2) and Josh Lausier (6-3) all had wins for the Witches (6-11).
Marblehead 46, Swampscott 26: Freshman Owen Picariello shot a 36 to lead the Magicians (9-0) over the Big Blue. Connor Green, Pitch Riley and Charlie Thompson all shot a 38 in the win.
Salem State finishes 2nd: The Salem State golf team finished 12 strokes under (621) winner Husson University. The Vikings’ Matt Sebet tied for third place (UMaine’s Orion Cochrane) with a total score of 153. Taylor Alvarado (Danvers) finished fourth (155), while Thomas Grant (156) and William Connell (157) rounded out the top 10 for Salem State.