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January 14, 2013

Weekend area roundup: Morretti (2 goals) helps Big Blue icemen pull out a victory over Saugus


Marblehead 2, Winthrop 1: The Headers got a pair of third period tallies from Trip Franzese and 14 saves from Myles Barry to win on the road during ‘Pink The Rink’ night. Joe Newall assisted on both goals and freshman Matt Koopman also earned a helper. Franzese’s game-winning goal, coming on the power play with 5:59 to play, was his team-leading 11th of the season.

“It was a good night (for) a great cause,” said Marblehead coach Bob Jackson, alluding to the Pink The Rink fundraiser in support of Winthrop’s Leanne Silverman. “(Winthrop head coach) Dale Dunbar did a tremendous job in putting the evening together, and we were happy to be part of the evening.”

PEABODY 3, LYNN 0: Senior captain Joe Powers stopped all 21 shots he faced to help give the Tanners (2-4-2) a much needed victory on the road. Defenseman Chris Minter and forwards Mike Vadala and Tyler Gillespie all scored as Peabody had one goal in each period. Defenseman Cam Smullen and center Derek Demild also had solid all-around performances in the triumph.


Marblehead 7, Winthrop 4: Brittany Smith powered the Lady Headers with four goals and one assist to snap a two game skid and evened their record at 4-4. Marblehead was down 2-1 heading into the second period, but scored six goals between the final two periods. Rachel McKay had two goals and an assist, while Brittany Lydon finished with goal and two assists.


BB&N 37, Pingree 24: Junior Haley Sabino had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, but Higlanders (6-4) couldn’t overcome their first half deficit. Freshman Cassidy Assad added six points, while Kerri Zerfoss had two points, five assists and one steal.


Salem 57, Everett 49: The Witches held Everett to just five points in the third quarter to take control of the game. Christian Dunston scored 16 points, dished out five assists, and grabbed five rebounds to lead the way, while Emilio Beato did solid work on the boards, pulling down eight.

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