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January 3, 2013

Wednesday's area roundup: Peabody girls hockey topples Brookline

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Masconomet 5, Lynnfield 3: Brett Bergeron had a goal and three assists as the Chieftains (2-4-1) netted four third period tallies to rally for the win. Jeff Panella and Jared Brann both notched their first varsity goals, with Brann’s being the game-winner. Joe Griffin and captain Alec DiGiorgio also found the back of the net for Masconomet, with Mitch Nekorski (6 saves) earning his first varsity win between the pipes.

Marblehead 3, Lynn 0: The Headers (5-2) notched their second straight shutout with a road win at the Connery Rink.

SWIMMING

ST. JOHN’S PREP 87, CATHOLIC MEMORIAL 75: Rory Cawley had a state qualifying time to win the 100 breaststroke (1:06.55) to power the Eagles to a Catholic Conference meet triumph at the Salem State pool. Jennings McCoy also had a state qualifying time while taking first place in the 100 freestyle (50.09) for St. John’s.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Northeast 67, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 61: Jordan Mendez went off for 26 points and Elijah Alfred added 17 points and 10 rebounds but NST/EA dropped to 0-6.

Marblehead 66, Bedford 59: Junior guard Matt Millet had 21 points and seven assists as the Magicians move to 3-2 overall. Sophomore Willie Millet added 14 points and six rebounds, while junior forward Jeremy Gillis finished with six points and seven rebounds off the bench.

St. John’s Prep 73, Lynn Classical 67: The Prep finished out a close overtime game on the road to win their seventh straight. Tyler Dooley recorded a game-high 20 points as the Eagles finished regulation tied 64-64. Drex Costello added 15 points, while Max Burt added 13 and added key free throws in overtime to ensure the win.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Swampscott 40, Gloucester 28: Senior captain Ara Talkov propelled Swampscott with 17 points to continue the four-game win streak. Anna Greene added seven as the Big Blue got by a quick, athletic Gloucester team.

Salem 47, Malden 29: Sophomore guard Arianna Gaffney got things going offensively for the Witches (3-2) as she recorded a team-high 17 points. Jaclyn Panneton dropped in 10 points and Rachael Zipper added nine for the home team.

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