In the final home game of the season, junior Nicole Femino scored a career-high 42 points in the Chieftains’ 72-41 victory over Newburyport.
“It was a quite a show,” head coach Bob Romeo said of Femino’s performance. “It was awesome to watch and awesome for me to coach.”
Femino finished just shy of the school record of 47 points, but managed to shoot 13-for-20 from the field and went 12-for-13 from the foul line. Femino picked up two quick fouls and was forced to sit late in the first quarter and into the second quarter, but managed a 13-point fourth quarter. She also finished five rebounds, five steals and three assists.
The Chieftains (14-4) led by just three points in the half, but outscored Newburyport 28-6 in the third quarter. Senior captain Claudia Marsh added three points, three rebounds, six assists and four steals and was honored along Abi Rose (eight rebounds, three points) and Sarah Lang (three rebounds, two assists) for senior night. Hannah Kiernan finished with 14 points and seven assists in the victory.
Peabody 57, Everett 33: The Tanners (15-3) won their final home game of the season as junior captain Carolyn Scacchi recorded her 10th double-double of the season with 14 points and 12 rebounds to go along with her six blocks, four assists and three steals. Olivia Summit added seven rebounds and eight points, while Alexandra Lomasney (seven points) and Danielle Sullivan (eight points) also contributed to the victory.
Bishop Fenwick 47, Notre Dame 42: Gianna Pizzano led the way for the Crusaders (13-8) with 13 points, five assists and three steals. Kate Lipka finished with five points, four assists and five rebounds, while Sam Borrelli (seven rebounds) hit two free throws at the end of the game to seal the Fenwick victory.
Governors Academy 44, Pingree 24: Junior guard Haley Sabino (five assists) led the offense with 11 points and freshman Cassidy Assad finished with six in the Pingree (11-9) loss.
North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 72, Mystic Valley 47: Jordan Mendez led all scorers with 17 points, while the Bulldogs had three players with double digit rebounds Kale Schaejbe and Yordanny Sanchez each had 10, while Elija Alfred had 11. Trace Schaejbe dropped in 13 points and 10 assists on senior night for NST (4-15).
Newburyport 62, Masconomet 54: The Chieftains (9-10) have one final game to qualify for the tournament against Malden Catholic on Wednesday. Senior Brian Reardon had 14 points, while Alberto Arenaza finished with 11 in the loss.
Fenwick has strong showing: At yesterday’s Eastern Mass Division 4 Championships, Charlie Mistrellis placed eighth in the 300 with a time of :37.6 and was also a member of the fourth place 4x200 relay team (1:37), which also included Eric Razney, Nick Tambini and Dan Deschenes. Pat Corcoran was sixth in the shot (46-2) and Ryan Mendez placed seventh in the 1000 (2:42).
marblehead places second in div. 3: Behind seniors Connor Green, Chris Wiley, Brett LeBlanc and Josh Beloff, who won the 4x200 relay in 1:35.45, the Magicians finished with 30 points, trailing only Hingham in the 36-team field at the Regie Lewis Center. Beloff also took third place in the 300 (36.67) and long jump (21-1), Green placed fifth in the 55 dash (6.85) and Conrad Rousseau finished seventh in the 55 hurdles (8.29).
dANVERS’ MANSON WINS SHOT PUT: Senior Joe Manson won the shot put in Division 3 for the second straight year. His throw of 53 feet 1/4 inch earned him an automatic spot in next weekend’s All-State competition. Teammate Drew Piazza added a sixth place finish in the 600 (1:24.42) while Ryan Levesque tied for eighth in the high jump (5-10) as Danvers finished in 16th place with 13 1/3 points.
Swampscott takes 10th: The Big Blue finished with 23 points as Peter Hale breezed to a six-second victory in the 2-mile (9:34.13). Robert Seymour was fifth in the shot put (47-11 1/4) and Matthew Mahoney was fifth in the 2-mile (9:46.89).
Marblehead FINISHES EIGHTH: Janaya Randall was fifth in the mile (5:17.48), as was teammate Olivia Vener in the long jump (15-11 3/4) while Monica Thorne placed sixth in the 300 (43.26) for the Magicians, who ended up with 22 team points. The 4x800 relay team of Kathleen Huber, Randall, Corrine Mayle and Paige Ferrucci took fourth place (10:01.00) while the 4x200 relay team of Mimi Goetz, Olivia Vener, Carlyn McGrath and Thorne finished fifth (1:50.07)
Bishop Fenwick 0, Matignon 0: Goaltender Pat O’Leary stopped all 17 shots he saw for his second shutout of the season as the Crusaders (3-15-1) earned a point at home Thursday night.