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October 1, 2012

Area roundup: Rocha, Peabody place first at invitational


Swampscott’s Hale strong: Big Blue senior

Peter Hale ran 15:59.7 and placed second in the Division 2 race with the third best time of the day at Saturday’s MSTCA Frank Kelley Invitational. Matt Mahoney was sixth in 16:35 as Swampscott finished fifth as a team.

Peabody finishes 7th: Drew Fossa finished 16th overall for the Tanners with a time of 16:33 in the Div. 1 race at the Frank Kelley Invitational. Ben Braz ran 17:08 for 49th place overall and Cody Picardy finished at 17:28 for 68th overall.


Proctor Academy 44, Pingree 12: The Highlanders dropped their first game of the season against a formidable opponent. Senior captain Jerome Cappadona ran in for a score and threw the other one to Robert VanTuyl .

Cappadona threw for 246 yards and his leading receiver, Salvatore Fazio had six catches for 105 yards. VanTuyl recorded 72 yards on three catches, but it wasn’t enough to prevail.

”It was a tough game for us overall,” said head coach Chris Powers. “We were plagued by a bunch of turnovers, but it was a tight game for a long time. We had some opportunities to make plays, but they didn’t fall our way. They’re a very good time and sometimes all it takes is a couple good players to swing the tide for a game.”


Nick Antenucci, Jacob Gilbert and Cappadona played strong for the Highlanders (2-1).


Prep’s Dilisio wins CC title: St. John’s Prep freshman Steven Dilisio shot an even-par 72 at the Catholic Conference individual tournament held at Black Swan Country Club in Georgetown on Saturday to win the league’s individual championship. Senior Brandon Bingel shot 75 and finished third and senior Josh Wingardner shot 78 and tied for fifth.


Weymouth 2, St. John’s Prep 1: Senior captain Brooks Clark tied the game with five minutes to play in the first half against an undefeated Weymouth team. Nate Schmidt recorded the assist and Tommy Buonopane did a good job filling in at center-back as the Eagles were handed their first loss of the season and move to 6-1 overall.

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