, Salem, MA


May 18, 2013

Friday's area roundup: Danvers girls grab win over Bishop Fenwick


Swampscott 13, Gloucester 12: The Big Blue rallied from four goals down in the second half to grab a momentous win over the Fisherman. Sophomore Priscilla Sullivan led the charge with four goals and Gillian Trask and Alexa Goldman each scored three. Mackenzie Robertson was strong in the middle and Katie Papele made eight saves for Swampscott, which trailed 7-6 at halftime and got two goals from Bridget Lawless and one from Cathryn Singley.


Minuteman 11, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 9: Logan Gilliland scored four goals and Dan McCormick added three goals and two assists, but the Bulldogs dropped to 7-9. North Shore needs to beat Northeast and Assabet Valley in its final two regular season games to qualify for the postseason. Anthony Santo and Ian Lefavour each scored one goal and Garrett Oman made 12 saves in net.


Swampscott 5, Saugus 0: Freshman Vivian Gere (6-1, 6-1) and sophomore Veronica Pyatigorskaya (6-0, 6-0) each won to improve to 15-0 individually on the season. Allegra Walker (6-0, 6-0) added a singles win while the teams of Anya Pederson/Jessica Zolott (6-3, 6-2) and Michele Snyder/Nartalia Andrushchenkes (6-2, 6-0) also came out on top for the Big Blue (11-2).

Peabody 4, Salem 1: The Tanners (12-2) prevailed as Dani Chhan won at No. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-0, to improve to 13-1 on the season. Rachael Gillis (6-2, 6-2) topped Salem’s Kim Barzola in a solid match at No. 1 and Peabody’s doubles teams of Anna Grimlalyak/Cayla Houdas (6-0, 6-0) and Beverly Ejiofor/Ashley Eddy (6-1, 6-1) also won. Ari Gaffney earned the point for Salem (3-12) at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-0.

Marblehead 5, Winthrop 0: The Magicians continued rolling, improving to 16-1 in the process. Anna Valuev (6-0, 6-0), Hannah Cohen (6-0, 6-1) and Alice Yufa (6-2, 6-2) each won at singles. Sophia Capalbo and Suzanne McCarthy were victorious at first doubles, 6-1, 6-0, and Mia Griffin and Jesse Pearce won at second doubles, 6-0, 6-0.


Peabody 3, Salem 2: The Tanners swept two tight doubles matches to record the victory. Alex McDonough and Mike Nicoli won at first doubles, 7-6, 6-4, and Ben Small and Shahen Melkonian added a 7-5, 6-3 win at second doubles. Mike Warren also played well at first singles, winning 6-1, 6-3. Peabody improved to 4-9.

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