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May 21, 2013

Monday's Area roundup: Ipswich girls rally to top North Andover in overtime

The Salem News

---- — agateHed:GIRLS LACROSSE

Ipswich 12, North Andover 10 (OT): Seniors Brigid O’Flynn and Sophie Clark scored in overtime to help the Tigers (11-4-1) wrap up the regular season with a victory. The Scarlet Knights led in regulation but the Tigers scored with under two minutes left to tie it up and force overtime. Senior Natalie Soliozy scored three goals and added two assists, O’Flynn had three tallies and one assist and Clark also totaled three goals.“It’s a great effort. North Andover is Division 1 and this win definitely gives us some momentum going into the tournament,” said Ipswich coach Nicole Linehan. “We know that we can keep fighting in a game and come back.”Sophomore goalie Eliza Statile made 12 saves for Ipswich and Lauren Barney played great on defense. Austin Prep 18, Swampscott 8: Seniors Gillian Trask (four goals), Cathryn Singley (two goals) and Alexa Goldman (one) all scored in their last game at Blocksidge Field. Priscilla Sullivan also scored, Mackenzie Robertson grabbed six draw controls and goalie Katie Papele made 13 saves.

Marblehead 18, Georgetown 8: Kiley Fischer scored four goals and Tyler Phillips and Cassie Rodgers had three each as the Magicians improved to 15-2-1. Emily Freedland chipped in two goals, Pam Gregory had two goals and two assists and Meggie Collins added a goal with five assists and seven ground balls. Sydney Cayen and Adrienne Ciccone also scored and Allie Forman stopped 11 shots in net.

Hamilton-wenham 20, No. Reading 11: Emily Gaucher scored six goals and added two assists, Nicole Foringer had five goals and Phoebe Shaw scored four times as the Generals improved to 13-4 in their penultimate regular season game. Catherine Ecker and Taylor Ward each had a goal and an assist and Annie Whelan, Maggie Burns and Catherine Martin all had one goal and Morgan Kimball made 13 saves.

Masconomet 14, Reading 12: Rachel Rogal (three assists) and Kathryn Ripp each scored three goals to lead the way for the Chieftains (14-5). Goalie Lili Miller made 10 saves, including some big ones late to pick up the win, while Becky Stone stood out on defense.

Beverly 15, Salem 8: The Panthers kept their postseason hopes alive thanks in large part to the offensive production of Grace Otterbein (4 goals, 3 assists) and Camden Vitale (4-2). Meghan Henrichon (2-1), Liz Musumeci (1-1), Katie Pietrini (1-1), Ball, Alicia Cecchini, and Maddie Curran also scored goals for Beverly (8-9), which hosts Swampscott today.

Goalie Ami Thompson and defender Becca Kemmer played well.

Alexa Gilbert scored five goals to lead Salem.


Andover 6, Masconomet 5: The Chieftains led 5-2 in the third quarter, but couldn’t hold the lead. Trevor Surette scored two goals and had one assist, Cam Jung contributed a pair of goals, and Max Craig also scored for Masco (11-8). Tighe Van Lenten stood out in goal, stopping 13 shots.

Masco will finish its regular season tomorrow night (5:30 p.m.) against Beverly in the North Shore Cup.

Reading 15, Beverly 7: Kevin Lally made 14 saves to keep the Panthers in the game, but they couldn’t recover from an early six-goal deficit. Dom Abate scored four goals for Beverly while Brian Williams and Ryan Shipp each had one goal and one assist.


Marblehead 2, Winthrop 1: Junior Tom Koopman’s line drive single plated the winning run as Marblehead (5-14) walked off and snapped a seven-game skid. Senior Connor Green singled to lead off the inning, was sacrificed over by Matt Koopman and scored the winning run on Tom’s base hit. Jordan Chmara earned the win with two innings of one-hit relief and Scott Temme allowed one run and one hit in five innings and Tom Koopman finished 3-for-4.

Beverly 5, Lynn English 1: Cam Rogers picked up his fifth win of the season, pitching all seven innings. He allowed three hits, no walks and struck out eight. Offensively, no one had more than one hit as Sean Munzing led the way with two RBI.

Revere 8, Salem 6: Cody Mercier went 2-for-2, stole two bases and scored three runs but the Witches lost a high-scoring game on the road. Greg Spelliotis had two sacrifice flies and a hit and Josh McRae went 1-for-2 and scored two runs and catcher Austin Connolly had a strong day behind the plate.

Lynn Classical 3, Peabody 2 (12 innings): Junior Andrew McLaughlin threw eight innings and fanned seven, but took a no decision when Classical hit a 2-run triple with two outs in the sixth to tie it. Classical senior righty Jorge Perez threw 11 innings and limited Peabody (16-4) to two hits after the third and scored the winning run when he tripled and scored on an overthrow in the 12th. Fellow captain Joey Rose closed out the win for the Rams in the bottom of the 12th.Sophomore Mike Petrosino went 3-for-4 and scored both Peabody runs, Steve Leavitt had a pair of successful sacrifice bunts and George Tsonis had two RBI.

Gloucester 7, Swampscott 4: Trevor Masey allowed four earned runs and battled for the Big Blue (8-11) all game long. Ryan Januray went 2-for-3, while Masey finished 1-for-3 and Brenden McDonald went 2-for-4.

North Shore Tech 12, Lynn Tech 9: Senior Bryan Jackson had three hits and three RBI to lead the Bulldogs (7-11) offensively. Tim Andersen had two hits, including a triple and two hits, J.T. Bisazza finished with two hits and two RBI. Aaron Smart picked up the win in two innings of relief, while his team played error-less defense behind him.

St. John’s Prep 1, Malden Catholic 0: The Eagles (17-1) clinched the Catholic Conference in yesterday’s win. Tommy Buonopane drove in the winning run in the fifth inning, while Brandon Bingel went the distance in the the shutout victory, picking up his seventh win over the year. Catcher Paul Crehan made the final out of the game, throwing out a runner at second to preserve the 1-0 lead.

Danvers 6, Saugus 2: Brandon Hyde picked up the complete-game win and A.J. Couto added two hits and three RBI to power the offense. Hyde scattered five hits and struck out one for Danvers (17-1). Tyler Dustin and Evan Eldridge each had RBI singles for the Falcons, who also got two excellent diving plays from Andrew Olszak at third base to save runs.


North Andvoer 3, Masconomet 0: The Chieftains (10-7) were limited to three hits off the bats of Rachel Shamon, Madison Kelly and Julianna Kostas despite the non-league loss. Shamon scattered six hits and struck out three while going the distance on the pitching mound.

Amesbury 5, Ipswich 0: Senior captain Sami Brouillette pitched well depsite the loss for the Tigers.

Danvers 8, Saugus 0: Kendall Meehan pitched the full seven innings, allowing just one hit and struck out nine. Senior captain Chrissy Gikas went 2-for-2 with two RBI, sophomore catcher Cailtin McBride finished 2-for-2 with three RBI for the Falcons (16-1).

Marblehead 5, Winthrop 4 (8 innings): Emily Messinger doubled and pinch runner McKenzie Joyce stole third before scoring on Alexa Brown’s RBI as Marblehead (12-6) earned the victory. Taylor Bouchard had a two-run homer for the Magicians while Sarah Bornstein and Olivia Vener each went 2-for-4.

Lynn Classical 7, Peabody 6: Michelle McHugh went 2-for-3 as the Tanners move to 12-3 overall.

Beverly 6 Lynn English 4: Emily Pitman racked up three RBI on two hits for the Panthers (7-12). She doubled in the first inning and homered in the third inning. Hannah Silvestri drove in the first run of the game in the third inning finishing 1-for-4 with a run scored. Ally Pia drove in the winning run to give Beverly the lead in the sixth inning. Pitman picked the win, allowing seven hits, walked five and struck out three.

Lynnfield 9, Manchester Essex 1: Nicole Bradley and Sam Taylor each had two hits and Rachel Gallagher added an RBI single for the Hornets (1-13).


Hamilton-Wenham 3, Ipswich 2: Caroline Gribbell (6-1, 6-0) and Katie Komoracki (6-3, 6-7, 6-3) won at first and second singles, respectively, as the Generals (7-7) scored an upset. The first doubles team of Caroline Flores and Darby Mackintosh completed the victory with a three-set win, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

The Tigers (6-7) got wins from Hannah Lynch at third singles (6-3, 6-2) and the second doubles team of Lizzy Gray and Heather Sweeney (6-7, 6-2, 6-1).

Swamspcott 5, Winthrop 0: Freshman Sara Cunningham and sophomore Juliette Albo each made their varsity debut and teamed to win at No. 2 doubles, 6-2, 6-2, as the Big Blue imporved to 14-2. Also winning were Anna Raptunovich (6-0, 6-0), Allegra Walker (6-0, 6-0) and Jessica Zolott (6-1, 6-2) and the team of Natalia Andrushchenkes/Anya Pederson (6-1, 6-0).

Beverly 3, Peabody 2: The Panthers (11-4) remain undefeated in NEC Large play as second singles player Jill Morneau won 6-4, 6-4. Phoebe Blau/Cecilia Buffenoir (6-3, 6-2) and Sophie Claus/Maddie Tremblant (6-4, 2-7, 6-4) won doubles play.

Rachel Gillis won at first singles and Dani Chhan prevailed at third singles for Peabody (12-3).


Beverly 5, Peabody 0: Frist doubles team Connor Gill and Eno Jahaj rallied to win 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 as the Panthers (10-5) completed a sweep. Also winning were Josh Cronin (6-1, 6-3), Peter Coletti (6-1, 6-0) and Antuan Tran plus Connor Irving/Ryan Santo (6-0, 6-0).

Hamilton-wenham 5, IpswicH 0: The Generals (9-2, 7-1 CAL) took all five points with singles from from Woody Watson (6-1, 6-0), Joe Love (6-4, 6-4) and Tijs Van Maarens (6-1, 6-0). Sweeping doubles were Reed Forsey/Adam Celata (3-6, 6-4, 7-6) and Frankie Bucco/Jack Hopkins (6-1, 6-3).

Marblehead 4, Danvers 1: Miles Barry (6-1, 6-1) and Griffin Butterfield (6-2, 6-0) won at singles and Jason Frost/Dimitri Vlassov (6-2, 6-1) and Alex Rothbard/Michael Forte (6-1, 6-1) took both doubles matches as the Magicians moved to 15-2. Danvers’ Nick Lisichenok won in three sets for Danvers’ point.

St. John’s Prep 4, Boston Latin Academy 1: Chris Toner took his match (6-3, 6-2) at first singles as the Eagles improve to 11-2 overall. Dan Cunningham also won his match (6-3, 5-7, 7-1) at third singles, while Ian Wright/Alec McNiff (6-0, 6-0) and John Shaffer/Sean Nork (6-0, 6-0) swept in doubles action.

Swampscott 5, Winthrop 0: Matt Jacobs (6-0, 6-1), Val Temin (6-0, 6-0) and Ian Crimmins (7-6, 7-5) had the wins at singles for Swampscott (15-1). Sam Crimmins and Matt Gilberg won at first doubles (6-0, 6-2) and Sam Carmosino and Mike Pindrus prevailed at second doubles (6-0, 6-2).


St. John’s Prep 3, Millis 0: Senior setter Sean Brennan had 28 assists as the Eagles closed out the regular season with a 25-17, 25-13, 25-21 win over Millis. St. John’s improved to 17-3.