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September 23, 2013

Area roundup: Big second half propels Tigers


The Salem News

---- — agateHed:BOYS SOCCER

Ipswich 4, Austin Prep 1: The Tigers trailed 1-0 at the half, but broke through after intermission. Matt Jaeger scored twice and assisted another goal, and Neil Coleman and Hayden Weatherall each scored their first goals of the season.

David Dick had two assists and Sam Benford contributed one assist. Cam Waters stood out in goal for the Tigers.

agateHed:GIRLS SOCCER

Pingree 10, Portsmouth Abbey 0: Kerry Zerfoss, Olivia Byrne, Lexi McNinch and Kasey Provost each scored two goals as the Highlanders easily moved to 2-0. Stella Dalkouras also played well for Pingree.

Marblehead 8, Whittier Tech 0: The Magicians got three goals from Mia Bonjiorno and a pair of tallies from Sarah Cullen as they ran away from Whittier. Elise Joyce, Sarah Snadecki and Lucy Poulin each had one goal for Marblehead (3-0-1). Poulin played well at stopper while goalie Lauren Unterborn earned her second shutout.

agateHed:FIELD HOCKEY

Beverly 4, Danvers 0: Kate Silvestri scored one goal and added two assists and Marykate Flaherty pitched in one goal and one assist as the Panthers (6-1) pulled away in the second half. Hannah Silvestri and Chloe O’Gorman also scored for Beverly while Nicole Woods contributed an assist. Amanda Marshall played well defensively for Beverly.

The Falcons played Beverly tough throughout the first half before the Panthers took complete control in the second half. Danvers (3-2-1) senior goalie Nicole Papamichael made 18 saves and Kelly Condon stood out in the midfield.

agateHed:COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY

Endicott 3, Nichols 2 (OT): The Gulls fell behind by two goals in the first half, but stormed back to defeat Nichols. Mackenzie Hurst scored the game-winner in overtime while Emily Sawchuck and Kathryn Walker each scored second half goals. Lizetta Solarik came on in relief in goal and stopped 12 shots to earn the win for Endicott.

Salem State 2, Fitchburg State 0: Katie Pietrini and Kathleen Clark each scored goals and Lauren Pazdziorny and Natalie Bourne had one assist apiece as the Lady Vikings improved to 4-2. Goalie Michaela Boyer stopped six shots for the shutout.

Gordon 5, Roger Williams 2: The Fighting Scots got three goals from Courtney Scott and one goal and one assist from Brittany Hawkins. Collette Newcombe registered three assists while Katherine Bailey also scored. Karli Balmer added one assist.

agateHed:WOMEN’S SOCCER

Endicott 2, Roger Williams 1 (2 OT): Laura Wysocki scored two unassisted goals, including the game-winner in the second overtime. Endicott (4-3-1) got six saves from goalie Katie Donnelly.

Salem State 6, Mass. Maritime 0: Megan Saffie scored twice and Salem State (2-2-1) got single goals from Amy Griffith, Kelly Birchmore, Alysha Brunelle and Taylor-Victoria Boucher as it rolled past Mass. Maritime.

Gordon 5, Salve Regina 0: Kendra Woudenberg scored a goal and dished out two assists as the Fighting Scots moved to 7-1. Lauren Hayes added one goal and one assist while Taylor McSherry, Jamie Breton and Olivia Balloveras also scored for Gordon.

agateHed:MEN’S SOCCER

Roger Williams 2, Endicott 1 (2 OT): Alex Jorge gave Endicott a 1-0 lead on a feed from Sebastian Rozo in the second half, but Roger Williams came up with a quick answer and won the game in overtime.

Mass. Maritime 2, Salem State 1: Eryk Fernandez scored on a pass from Jeff Iwanickinc early in the game, but it wouldn’t hold up for the Vikings. Mass. Maritime tied it later in the first half and scored the game-winner in the second half. Salem State slipped to 0-5.

Gordon 1, Salve Regina 0: The Fighting Scots won their seventh straight game to start the year thanks to a second half goal from Andrew Vandervoort. David Egeler provided the assist, and Tim Hardy made four saves for the shutout.

agateHed:WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY

Endicott 4th, Gordon 7th at Pop Crowell: Endicott produced 141 points to finish fourth in the 42nd Pop Crowell Invitational over the weekend, finishing behind the University of New England (35), Georgia College (46) and Emmanuel (113). Gordon College placed seventh with 195 points.

Erin Hayes finished fourth overall for Endicott, conquering the course in 20:22. Lauren Boyle (28th, 22:01) and Jillian Mendes (30th, 22:10) also ran well for the Gulls.

Leanne Beedle (23rd, 21:49), Hanna Lane (32nd, 22:17) and Allie Balloveras (49th, 23:01) were the top finishers for Gordon.

Salem State’s best production came from Desiree Raymond (61st, 23:34) and Kathleen Herlihy (63rd, 23:40).

agateHed:MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY

Gordon 5th at Pop Crowell: Neal Hulstein finished third overall in 28:23 to help the Fighting Scots place fifth at the 42nd Pop Crowell Invitational. Wes Nelson (31st, 30:17) and Jed Meyers (49th, 31:11) also ran well for Gordon.

Salem State placed eighth thanks to an 11th place finish from Stephen Trainor (29:18). Brett McCoy (42nd, 30:57) and Austin Poulton (61st, 31:46) also contributed for the Vikings.

Noah Mondello was 10th overall for Endicott, which finished 10th as a team. Mondello ran 29:15 while Alex Walecka (51st, 31:15) and Mitchell Renfrew (75th, 32:36) also finished in the top half of the field.

agateHed:WOMEN’S TENNIS

Endicott 8, Salem State 1: Endicott swept singles and took two of three doubles matches to run away from the Lady Vikings. Chrissy Martel (6-3, 6-2), Natalie Egbert (6-0, 6-0), Suzie Newman (6-2, 6-0), Mackenzie Rhodes (6-2, 6-0), Brittany Potter (6-3, 6-3) and Jamie Zompa (6-0, 6-1) picked up the singles wins for the Gulls.

Martel and Egbert cruised at No. 1 doubles, 8-0, and Newman and Potter teamed up for an 8-2 win at No. 2. Salem State’s only win came from Emily Yanchun and Tara Garvey at No. 3 doubles, 9-8 (7-5). Endicott improved to 6-2 while Salem State dropped to 1-3.

agateHed:COLLEGE GOLF

Endicott 2nd at Husson Invitational: Inclement weather squashed the second round of the Husson Invitational, but the Gulls finished second. Austin Teal (79), Zach Golojuch (83) and Nick Erlickman (84) had the best rounds for Endicott.

agateHed:WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

Endicott splits: The Gulls defeated Bates, 3-1, by scores of 25-16, 23-25, 26-24, 25-17. Endicott dropped a 3-0 decision to Amherst, however, 25-11, 25-18, 25-20. Callie Dolan registered 20 kills against Bates with Mackenzie Guerre adding 11 kills. Alleigh Vandemerkt contributed 41 assists in Endicott’s win.