, Salem, MA


January 28, 2013

Weekend area sports roundup: Beverly beats Danvers, Salem to stay unbeaten


Swampscott (10-3) had a goal and an assist from Ryan Cresta, two assists from Noah Maercklein, single tallies from Griffin Hunt and Robert Serino, and 24 saves from Tristan Bradley.

Salem 1, Saugus 1: Junior goaltender Brett Harring stopped 40 shots and Spencer Bergholtz added his team-leading eighth goal as the Witches (2-8-3) secured a solid point at home. Defenseman Jake Batista set his team’s physical tone early with some big hits while Eli Spector also had a terrific game defensively. Freshman Eamon Williamson earned his first varsity point with an assist on Bergholtz’s goal, with Danny Heck also assisting.

Danvers 4, Lynn 0: Joe Strangie scored his 100th career point on a second period assist while fellow senior captain A.J. Couto produced two goals as the Falcons (7-3-3) whitewashed the Jets. Sophomore Alex Taylor made 15 saves for his second shutout this winter, and Rob Buchanan’s second period goal proved to be the game-winner. In addition, two Falcons recorded their first varsity points as Kyle Cahill scored and Sean Lundergan assisted on the play.

Beverly 6, Revere 1: Junior center Connor Irving had a goal and three assists to tie his cousin Andrew Irving (1 assist) for the North Shore scoring lead with 32 points as the unbeaten Panthers (12-0-1) rolled on the road. Junior center Graham Doherty also had a big night with two goals and an assist, while defenseman Nick Albano scored once and assisted on another. J.J. Bachini and Ryan Santo also tallied for Beverly, sophomore Ted Leathersich (2 assists) had the first two-point game of his career, defenseman Sean Munzing had a terrific outing, and goalies Tim Biarelli and Bryce Mitchell combined to make six saves in splitting goaltending duties.

Austin Prep 9, Bishop Fenwick 1: Freshmen Wil Bethune, Eric Giguere, Matt Townsend and Chris Napolitano had the opportunity to see a lot of ice time and played well in a losing effort for Fenwick (3-11). Mike Napolitano lit the lamp for his team-leading ninth time this winter, with Nick Finan and defenseman Jake Brennan assisting. Pat O’Leary stopped 31 shots before Bill Noftle, playing for the first time this season, relieved him and made five saves.

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