, Salem, MA

September 29, 2012

Area roundup: Masconomet knocks off CM

The Salem News


The Masconomet football team (3-1) went into halftime last night tied at six-a piece, but a hard fought fourth quarter performance propelled them to a 20-13 over Catholic Memorial.

Chris Schleer has a pair of touchdowns, one on 3-yard run and the other on a 38-yard pass to Corey tines.

“It was a really great performance from the entire team,” said head coach Jim Pughe. “We held them late and were able to get the ball back. We had a long ride down here, so it’s great to get this win. We’re back to work this week to prepare for Gloucester.”

Mike Tivinis ran in the final Chieftain score from 34 yards out and Dylan Mann ran hard all game.


The Beverly field hockey team scored early to grab the momentum then pulled away from Marblehead in a battle of unbeatens.

Libby Konaxis scored in the first minute of the game and the Panthers also got a pair of goals from Katie Pietrini and one from Katie Wheatley in a 4-0 win.

Beverly moved to 8-0 while Marblehead slipped to 6-1-1.

Pietrini also added an assist, and Nicole Woods and Molly Pittman each had one assist. Marykate Flaherty stood out defensively for Beverly.

”The girls came into it very excited. Marblehead is a big rival and we were able to come up with a quick lead,” Beverly coach Tricia Murphy said. “Libby’s goal set up momentum for the rest of the game.”

Marblehead goalie, Cassidy Alla had 16 saves, while Leah Brooks and Alli Hanratty both played well for the Magicians.

Bishop Fenwick 1, Westford Academy 1: Erinn Johnson scored with four minutes left in the game to tie the score for the Crusaders (3-3-2). Halle Mahoney and Maura Simpson had strong defensive games for Fenwick.

ME 1, Newburyport 0: Olivia Mastendino scored the only goal for ME (8-0).


Marblehead 2, Revere 1: Brett LeBlanc scored the winning goal for the Magicians (3-4) with 24 minutes to play in the second half. Junior Cole Guyer scored on a penalty kick early in the game and sophomore Max Walther, an exchange student from Germany, had his first high school win in goal with 25 saves.

Northeast Metro 9, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 1: Freshman Zwiertan scored with 20 minutes left to play in the game for the Bulldogs (2-3-3). Despite the loss, junior Nico Gillespie and sophomore Nick Johnston looked strong on the field.


Beverly 7, Gloucester 4: Caitlin Harty recorded a game-high four goals for the Panthers no 6-1, which brings her goal total to 20 for the season. Eva Gordeau and Allison Collins each finished with a goal and assist, while Becca Kemmer scored a single marker and Casey Cook had a pair of assists.

Danvers 2, Lynn Classical 0: Danvers keeper Leah Ciampa got her fourth shutout of the season, with two saves. Delaney Zecha and Shannon Pohle both had the goals for the Falcons, which move to 5-1-2 overall and 5-0-1 in the NEC small.

Swampscott 5, LE 0: Leah Dawley led the way for Swampscott (4-1-2) with a pair of goals while Lauren Sullivan, Melinda Wilson and Erin Cassidy tallied a goal each.


Peabody 3, Swampscott 0: The Tanners (5-1) swept Swampscott in three straight matches 25-11, 25-19, 25-15. Carolyn Scacchi recorded eight kil,s and two blocks, Mikayla Wallace finished with four kills and did outstanding work at the net and Lauryn Zaimes had 12 service points and two aces.

Salem 3, Lynn English 0: Kylie Thesz help the Witches to their fifth win of the season, defeating Lynn English 25-18, 25-17, 25-21. Outside hitter Hannah Wilkins recorded five aces and three kills.

Lynnfield 3, Hamilton-Wenham 0: The Generals lost in straight sets 10-25, 11-25, 15-25, while senior libero Nikki Leonard played well.

Pingree 3, Bancroft 0: The Highlandsers move to 3-4 after yesterday’s road win (25-20, 25-22, 25-23). Senior captain Bridget Haley recorded six aces, Sam Torto had six kills and Casey Torto finished with eight digs.


Endicott 2, University of New England 0: The Gulls (3-8) got both of their goals in second half from Vanessa Caruccio and Paige Marinelli for last night’s homecoming win. Katie Donnelly posted her second shutout of the season with three saves.