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January 28, 2013

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

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GIRLS TRACK

Peabody trio impressive: Catarina Rocha won the mile in 4:50.39 and broke the meet record — which she set at 4:53.89 last year — in the process. Heather MacLean also set a new Peabody school record in the 600 meters, finishing third in 1:36.89. Lauren Barrett also had a big day, taking fourth in the 1,000 in 3:05.91. Barrett’s performance was a personal best by 10 seconds.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Waltham 68, SJP 55: The Eagles (13-1) dropped their first game of the season. Drex Costello carried the team offensively with 26 points but the Prep struggled against a tough defensive Waltham team.

Beverly 69, Bridgewater-RayNham 46: Jon Berchoff (16 points and 10 rebounds) and Nick Cross (18 points) carried Beverly (10-3) offensively while Jonangel Franco gave the Panthers a lift defensively.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

St. George’s 53, Pingree 40: Junior Haley Sabino recorded a team-high 14 points to go along with her five rebounds and two assists as the Highlanders fell to 9-5 overall. Senior captain Katlyn Oliver finished with eight points and six rebounds, while freshman Cassidy Assad added five points, five rebounds and four assists.

WRESTLING

Beverly comes in third: The Panthers took home third place at the Cape Ann League/Northeastern Conference Meet over the weekend. Beverly finished behind Lynnfield in first and Triton in second. Senior Luke McDonald won his weight class at 152, while Joe Kozlowski (132), Tom Wilber (160), Brian Tripoli (195) and Brian Perry (222) all finished second in their respective weight classes. Peter Reusch (182) and Pat Quieroz (heavyweight) finished fourth.

MEN’S HOCKEY

Salem State 3, Worcester State 2: Andrew Bucci (one assist) scored the game-winning goal for the Vikings at 8:38 in the third period. Mark Macdonald netted two scores for SSU, which moved to 10-7-1 on the season. Kristofer Faric finished with two assists and goalie Ryan Sutliffe stopped 26 shots.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Endicott 77, Roger Williams 74: Junior captain Bennett Knowlton made two clutch free throws and finished an Endicott (8-10) fast-break with a layup to help the Blue and Green to their first win in its last eight games. Sophomore guard John Henault (16 points and four assists) and senior captain Lance Greene(15 points, five assists, and four boards) had outstanding all-around games while junior captain Lachlan Magee and sophomore Tell White added 13 points each.

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