, Salem, MA

September 24, 2013

Monday's area roundup: Big Blue field hockey blanks Peabody

The Salem News


Swampscott 2, Peabody 0: The Big Blue (3-2-1) got first half goals from Christina King and Danielle Mayblyum to earn the shutout win. Peabody goalie Ally Daly made a dozen saved and Angela Videtta collected one assist for Swampscott.

Andover 4, Bishop Fenwick 0: The Crusaders (5-2) fell to one of the better teams in Division 1. Goalie Bridget Townsend made 18 saves and defenders Maura Benson, Victoria Hernandez and Kathleen Moran had strong outings for Bishop Fenwick.

Danvers 7, Everett 2: Senior captain Katherine Leonard scored four times to lead the Falcons (4-2-1). Annie Tarricone scored her first varsity goal for Danvers while Raquel Leslie and Rachel Trocchi also scored and Catie Lamoly dished out three assists. Allison Wentworth had a strong game for Danvers and sophomore goalie Meghan Birmingham earned her first win.

Beverly 5, Marblehead 0: Junior Cassidy Alla stood on her head, stopping 41 shots for Marblehead, which dropped to 5-2. Casey Collins also played well defensively, breaking up 20 corners.

Manchester Essex 4, North Andover 1: Senior forward Brittany Smith scored three goals and classmate Anna Heffernan added one goal and one assist for the Hornets (5-0-1). Junior Meghan Conway had one assist and junior Libby Dulski played well.

Noble & Greenough 2, Pingree 0: The Highlanders (3-2) played very well as a team defensively and backliners Nicole Giannino and Christina Chalmers both had goal line saves.

Beverly 5, Marblehead 0: Kate Silvestri and Grace Otterbein each scored two goals as the Panthers (7-1) earned the shutout. MaryCate Flaherty also scored, while Hannah Silvestri and Nicole Wood both had solid games for Beverly.


Masconomet 9, Saugus 1: Sammi Sheehan led a well balanced scoring attack with two goals and two assists as the Chieftains (3-0-2) rolled to an easy win. Courtney Bouchard and Taylor Teed each scored twice for Masconomet while Paige Pratt had a goal and three assists. Julia O’Reilly and Emma Hibbard also found the back of the net while Erika Gildea, Abba McKenelley, Kate Kitsakos and Maddie Gleason notched assists.

Peabody 1, Salem 0: The Tanners (4-1) scored in the 17th minute to win. Hayley Jellison and Katherine Towey played well on defense for Salem (3-3) while Alix Bryant had a strong showing in the midfield.

Beverly 7, Revere 0: Caitlin Harty netted the hat trick and Eva Gourdeau scored one goal and dished out two assists as the Panthers rolled. Jess Goodhall, Brandy Duzz and Caitlyn Munzing (1-1) also scored goals for Beverly (5-1-1). Diandra Crowley played well in the back for the Panthers.

Shawsheen 3, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 0: Sophomore Sarah Cantwell stood out in net, stopping eight shots, but it wasn’t enough as the Bulldogs (3-1-1) dropped their first game of the season.

Swampscott 1, Medford 0: Samantha Maher scored the games only goal nine minutes into the second half on an assist from Leah Dawley. Sam Rizzo made six saves for the shutout as the Big Blue (3-2-1) get ready for Winthrop tomorrow.

Danvers 7, Gloucester 0: Shannon Pohle pumped in three goals and Leah Ciampa earned another shutout as the Falcons (3-2 overall) stayed perfect in NEC action. Meaghan McKenna, Kylie Plaza, Allie Zunick and Devan Walsh also scored for Danvers and Meaghan McCarriston had a terrific game in the middle of the field.

Marblehead 1, Winthrop 0: Sarah Cullen buried a well struck cross from Mia Bongiorno with 15 minutes to play to keep the Magicians (3-0-1) unbeaten. Sweeper Kelly Mealey led a stout defensive effort along with Caroline Helmes, Abby LeBlanc and Megan Hanratty.


Saugus 46, Peabody 26: Matt Correale won his match, 5-4, and Chris Ciampa took his, 5 1/2-3 1/2, but the Tanners ultimately fell to 4-3-1.

Triton 135, Masconomet 134: The Chieftains lost a close one at Old Newbury with George May leading all scorers with 30 points. Fellow captain Joe Klingensmith also had 28 points for Masco (3-3).

Hamilton-Wenham 111, Rockport 108: Medalist Tom Riccio had 25 points as the Generals (3-4) prevailed at Rockport Country Club. Harrison O’Brien added 20 points and Cale Farnham, Dillon Durand and Nick Tufts each chipped in with 18 points.

Swampscott 37 1/2, Danvers 34 1/2: Brandon Carola and Griffin Hunt won at the seven and eight spots to clinch the win for the Big Blue (4-4). Noah Maercklein and Anthony Springthorpe also won for Swampscott and Cory Bleau tied while Danvers’ winners were Mike Plansky, Wes Millbury and Alex Taylor.


St. Mary’s 2, Bishop Fenwick 1: The Spartans netted the go-ahead goal with eight seconds left to play to take a point away from the Crusaders (3-5-1). Rashad Da Silva had Fenwick’s goal with an assist from Alex Baker, and Greg Enos and Iftimi Arapi also played well in the defensive end. Freshman Josh Bertrand scored twice, including the game-winner, to lift the Spartans to a Catholic Central League win. Noah Camelo and Dan Hennessey had assists for St. Mary’s (4-1-2) while goalie Helio Neto made 8 saves.

Danvers 1, Gloucester 1: The Falcons took the lead when Zach Noring scored assisted by Ryan Kelleher but Gloucester tied it up and the teams remained deadlocked. Keeper Cam Bornstein made 11 saves for Danvers (4-0-2) as the Fishermen brought heavy pressure in the second half.

Hamilton-Wenham 1, Pentucket 1: Russell Grigorian scored off a pass from Cam Petri midway through the second half to tie the game for the Generals (2-1-2). Goalie Henry Eagar played well, as did stopper Aidan Prior. Junior center midfielder Drew Gallant also played well in his first game back from injury.

Revere 2, Beverly 0: The Panthers played well on Saturday (a 6-1 win over Swampscott) but couldn’t carry the momentum yesterday. Sean Hanlon and Christian Goodwin stood out for the Panthers (3-3).

Masconomet 7, Saugus 0: The unbeaten Chieftains (5-0-1) scored three times in the first 13 minutes to seize control. Edison Forbes, Adam Grammer and Max Craig provided the early markers while P.J. Criscione, Caleb Hanna and Shane Collins also scored. Greg Dougherty had a goal and an assist while Willie Stewart, Steve Heintzelman, Jax Jennings and Stephen Pease performed admirably.


Salem 3, Danvers 1: Senior Hannah Wilkins had six kills with one block and three aces to help the Witches even their record at 4-4 with a 25-14, 19-25, 25-18, 25-17 win. Kayti LeFrancois also played well for Salem with nine digs and 17 service points. Shannon Veilleux played well for Danvers with seven assists and three aces, Erin St. Pierre added four kills and three aces, and Meagan Llewellyn turned in strong defensive play for the Falcons (0-6).

Peabody 3, Beverly 0: Carolyn Scacchi’s 15 kills and 18 digs led the way for the unbeaten Tanners (6-0), who prevailed 25-18, 25-17, 25-18. Olivia Summitt (7 kills), Sara Hosman (12 service points, 3 aces, 8 assists) and Ali Gottsegan (13 assists) also played big roles in Peabody’s win.

Lynn English 3, SwampScott 0: The Big Blue fell at home 25-19, 25-19 and 25-20 as their overall record dipped to 2-4.

Lexington 3, North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie 0: The Bulldogs dropped to 3-5 with 25-10, 25-8, and 25-11 losses. Isabel Comacho and Jassiel Abreu played well in the middle. Senior Christa Leger also played well in her first game back from injury.

Marblehead 3, Winthrop 0: Isabel Marcey stood out with 15 assists as the Magicians won, 25-21, 25-21, 25-16. Emily Messinger added five kills for Marblehead (1-5) while Michaela LeBlanc produced 12 digs.


Springfield 1, Endicott 0: Gulls goalie Austin Peluso stopped nine of the 10 shots he saw but Endicott (4-5) couldn’t manufacture a goal against Springfield and came away with a one-goal loss. The Gulls generated seven shots on goal, with three of those from Connor Gibbs, and had five corners.