The Salem News
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Peabody 4, Classical 0: Senior Hayley Dowd added another statistical feather to her cap, scoring two goals and assisting on two others to pass the 200-point milestone for her high school career. Dowd’s 200th came on an assist to fellow senior Victoria Digiacomo in the second half.
”It was so fitting that it was an assist. Hayley’s now leading our team in assists. She knows because of the attention she gets (from defenses) that she can distribute, and she knows exactly when to deliver the ball. She’s the complete player,” said Peabody coach Dennis Desroches.
Digiacomo scored two goals in yesterday’s win, which saw the Tanners improve to 15-1. Captains @text1SportsBriefScore:Cayla Bucci and Kara Digiacomo kept the ball from crossing midfield frequently in the shutout win.
As for the Boston College committed Dowd, she now has 24 goals, 13 assists and 37 points on the season and her career numbers stand at 145 goals, 56 assists and 201 points.
”I’ve never heard of a 200-point scorer. I’m sure somewhere along the line in the state its been done, but it has to be a pretty rare feat,” said Desroches.
NS Tech/Esex Aggie 3, Northeast 0: Seniors @text1SportsBriefScore:Aury Rivas and Kourtney Kellard notched goals as the Bulldogs (7-9-1) emerged victorious on their Senior Night. Seniors Julie DeGonova and Sienna Smeland-Wagman also played well and sophomore Keely Gallagher had a goal and an assist. Senior Courtney Panaro didn’t play due to injury but was honored for Senior Night as well.
Beverly 4, Lynn English 0: Junior Caitlin Harty pumped in four goals and notched her 50th point of the season as the Panthers improved to 13-2. Casey Cook, Meggie Manzo and Emily Geras earned assists on Harty’s markers while Kristen O’Connor played well on defense and Rachel Kenny earned the clean sheet.
Marblehead 1, Gloucester 1: The Magicians took a 1-0 lead 30 minutes into the game when Kaitlyn McCarthy fed Audrey Meakin for a goal, but the Fishermen got the equalizer with 15 minutes left in the game. Marblehead (8-4-3) goalie Cassie Rodgers made 20 saves.
Cardinal Spellman 3, Bishop Fenwick 0: Gina Vellucci and Ellen Fantozzi played well on the defensive line for the Crusaders (8-5-4).
Beverly 1, Danvers 0: Katie Pietrni scored with an assist from Nicole Woods midway through the second half and the Panthers held on to improve to 14-1-1 on the season. Camden Vitale and Mary Cate Flaherty played well in preserving the shutout for Beverly, which remains tied for the NEC lead with two games to go.
Gabby Torchia, Lauren Romano, Sarah Potter, Nicole Pszenny and Courtney Torchia played well for Danvers.
Swampscott 4, Salem 0: Tori Thistle had a hat trick to lead Swampscott, which retained its tie for the NEC lead and hiked its record to 14-2-1. Christina King, Alexa Steriti and Danielle Maybluyn had assists and Annie Kane also scored for the Big Blue. Tessa Beane and Lisa Vu stood out on defense for Swampscott, while Salem got solid efforts from JoJo Coleman, Alex Gilbert and Sam Mento.
Masconomet 5, Triton 0: Katherine Guinee scored a pair of goals and Becca Phillips, Lindsey Denn and Rachel Rogal also scored with seniors accounting for every Chieftains goal on Senior Night. Masco remained unbeaten at 15-0-2.
Peabody 1, Saugus 0: The Tanners (9-4-3) got a goal from Joanna Frangias with an assist to Sabrina Rizzo with 15 minutes left in the second half and held off the Sachems to win. Shovhan Hartigan had an outstanding game at midfield and back and goalie Holly Smith earned a shutout in net.
North Reading 4, Hamilton-Wenham 1: Senior captain Catherine Martin scored an unassisted goal for the Generals and junior Marie Morency played well at midfield.
Bishop Fenwick 7, Dracut 0: Andrea Chinappi and Grace Celona each had two goals for the Crusaders (6-6-3) while Katie Hart dished out four assists. Jen Jordan, Andrea Kloss and Caitlin Pollard all had one goal and Halle Mahoney chipped in with a pair of assists.
MARBLEHEAD 5, Revere 0: Abby Nye, Biz Nuccio, Tyler Phillips, Suzanne McCarthy and Hannah Fobart all had goals for the Magicians (10-4-2). Mimi Goetz played well at midfield as did Hannah Mitchell, while Leah Brooks was strong on the forward line.
Manchester essex 4, Ipswich 0: Brittany Smith, Nicole Bradley and Anna Hafferman had the goals and Maddi Bistrong earned the shutout as the Hornets improved to 16-1 on their Senior Night.
Beverly 2, Lynn English 1: Senior captain Conor Walsh had a goal and an assist, giving him 18 goals and 13 assists this season, as the Panthers improved to 9-4-3. Senior Brendon Cronin tallied the game-winning goal while sophomore defender Elias Crandall, junior defender Bryan Gerard and junior forward Elias Cadena all had outstanding games.
Peabody 3, Lynn Classical 2: Shawn Bernado’s second goal of the game broke a 2-2 tie and lifted the Tanners (9-3-4) to a pivotal win in NEC play. Joey Ramsey assisted on both Bernado’s goals with both coming on set pieces and Peabody sweeper Maynard Wheeler scored with a rocket from his own 18-yard line. Tommy Drover and Matheus Dos Santos also played well for Peabody, which faces Salem in another crucial game in the NEC standings tomorrow evening.
Danvers 4, Swampscott 3: Zach Noring gave Danvers its first lead with 30 seconds remaining as the Falcons moved to 12-2-1. Brian Trefrey had an assist on the winner and Noring also had an early assist. Drew Piazza scored two goals and Eric Martin had a goal and an assist in the victory.
Bishop Fenwick 2, Cardinal Spellman 0: Rishad DaSilva had a goal and an assist and Tyler Fouhey also scored as the Crusaders wrapped up CCL play 6-1-4. Greg Enos also had an assist, keeper Ryan Trot played well and Drew Thibodeau and Mike Napolitano were outstanding. The Crusaders (6-8-4 overall) now wait for the rest of the CCL to play out to find out if they win the league title.
St. Mary’s 3, Arlington Catholic 1: Alexander Alleyne and Noah Camelo each had one goal and one assist for St. Mary’s (10-3-3). Daniel Hennessey also scored off a pass from Mike Russo.
Bishop Fenwick 3, Hamilton-Wenham 0: Junior captains Jen Crovo and Gianno Pizzano each had eight kills and 15 digs as the Crusaders (14-4) won in straight sets, 25-12, 25-23, 25-15.
Pingree 3, Beaver Country Day 0: The Highlanders (8-6) swept 25-22, 26-24, 25-12. Senior captain Sam Torto had nine kills split perfectly with three in each game and Casey Torto added six aces, including a run of nine straight points in the clinching game.
Peabody 3, Swampscott 0: The Tanners moved to 14-1 with a 25-13, 25-10, 25-22 sweep. Carolyn Scacchi (8 kills), Jillian DeFilice (9 aces), Mikayla Wallace (5 kills), and Jen Pearl (18 assists) stood out for Peabody.
Lynn English 3, Salem 2: The Witches (8-10) dropped their second straight match after falling to English (25-19, 21-25, 25-16, 20-25, 15-20). Salem will host its senior night on Thursday against Saugus.
Beverly 3, Revere 0: In a match to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer (with the BHS gymnasium decked out in pink), the Panthers prevailed in straight sets behind some nice attacks from the weak side and outside from Haley Finik and Bridget Keaton. Mariah Dodd did also from outside while Katie Ball had a strong game serving, Karlie Marrs served well and set well and Kristen Abbondanza played well in the middle.