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January 14, 2013

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

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Marvin Baez (12 points) and Billy Muse (10) also hit double-figures for Salem (6-3).

BOYS TRACK

Tanners Take Two Silvers: Peabody’s boys 4x50 sprint relay and shuttle hurdle relay were both second overall at the D1 MSTCA Relay event at Reggie Lewis Center. The Tanner sprint medley was also 7th.

Eagles Teams Place: St. John’s Prep’s shot putters finished second at the state coaches relays at Reggie Lewis Center, combining to throw 140 feet. The Eagles were also fourth in the 4x800 (8:27) and fifth in the 4x400 (3:37).

Ipswich places in four events: At the D4 relays, the Tigers’ shuttle hurdle team of Elliot Bates, Jason Galoski, John Odenbach and Ryan Bahar finished third overall with a time of 29.97. The shot put team (Chris McCormack, John Elnagger and Brendan Sweeney) placed fifth overall with a total throw of 118-1 1/2. Elnagger and Odenbach were also members of the fifth place 50 yard dash team along with Alex Jean-Charles and Chris DiNocco, who finished with a time of 23.32. The 4x200 relay team of Robbie Fay, JT Romano, Jean-Charles and Elnagger placed sixth overall with a season best time of 1:38.85.

Generals take fifth: Hamilton-Wenham’s 4x50 shuttle hurdle relay team of Jack Chapman, Pat McDonough, Matt Hull and Tyler Milley, finished fifth overall with a time of 30.10 at D4 MSTCA Relay event.

Fenwick has strong showing at Dartmouth: Senior captain Patrick Corcoran set a new school record and place fourth (58-5) in the weight throw and also placed ninth in the unseeded shot (44-7). Dan Deschenes medaled in the 400 (52.1) with a sixth place finish. Bryan Mendes had top 20 performance in the mile (4:46), placing 15th out of 76 runners.

GIRLS TRACK

Peabody Wins MSTCA Crown: The Tanners’ distance medley topped the field at the Division 1 state coaches relays at Reggie Lewis Center in 12:20, falling one second short of the meet record. Samantha Allen, Heather MacLean, Joanne Frangias and Catarina Rocha took home gold for Peabody in the DMR, which is a relay with legs of 1200, 400, 800 and 1600 meters. Also for Peabody, the shot put relay finished fourth.

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