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October 16, 2012

Monday's area roundup: Masco boys soccer stays unbeaten

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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.

VOLLEYBALL

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.

GOLF

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.

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