, Salem, MA


January 14, 2013

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


Beverly 141.45. Gloucester 104.0: Heather Gomes placed first in the all-around (36.85) as the Panthers move to 3-0 on the season. Gomes was first on all four events vault (9.2), bars (9.3), beam (8.9) and floor (9.45). Adrianna Beatrice was second in the all-around with a 35.8. Loralee Smith was third on vault (8.6), Hannah Rennie finished second on bars (9.0), Libby Rosenberry was third on beam (8.65) and Kate Jackimowicz was third on floor (8.6).


Pingree wins Invitational: The Higlanders traveled to Dana Hall to compete in an invitational meet against Portsmouth Abbey, Berwick Academy, Bancroft School, and Landmark School. The girls finished in first place overall with 462 points, Erin Cunningham (50 free, 100 back), Veronica Monteiro (100 butterfly) and Solina Powell (100 breaststroke) all had first place finishes for Pingree. The girls 200 medley relay team also had first place finish

The boys finished in 4th place with 158 points. Senior Nick Sweetser won the 100 breaststroke (1:13.56), which was a personal best and new school record.

Bishop Fenwick 92, St. Mary’s 68: The Crusaders (1-2) won their first meet of the year behind an impressive performance by Carson Christuk, who qualified for sectionals in the 100 freestyle (52.50) and states in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.47). Other first place finishers include, Jimmy Gauthier (200 IM, 100 butterfly), Steven LaRochelle (200 free), Lindsey Andrews (500 free) and Bridgette Townsend (100 back).

Masco’s O’Keefe takes 3rd: In yesterday’s Cape Ann Leauge Diving Meet, Masco’s Liam O’Keefe finished third with 165.22 points. As Manchester-Essex took the first two sports, Ipswich’s Tessa Amoroso placed fourth (149.85) and Hamilton-Wenham’s Victoria Vance was fifth (136.42).


Framingham St. 3, Salem St. 1: The visitors scored a shorthanded goal during a 5-on-3 Vikings advantage and also scored twice on a 5-minute major in the second to stun Salem State (7-5-1). The Vikings had 53 shots on goal and scored late in the third on Kris Faric’s power play tally.

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