The Beverly girls needed every point Friday at Reggie Lewis Center to shade Peabody in the Northeastern Conference Indoor Track Championships. The Panthers team total of 105 barely out distanced Peabody’s 103.
Panther freshman India Ingemi won the 300 in 41.57 and senior Abby Walsh won her third indoor crown by topping the mile in 5:09. Lexi Sutyak picked up second in the 2-mile with a time of 12:10 and the Panthers cleaned up in the relays, taking first place points in both the 4x200 (1:51.75) and 4x800 (10:10) along with second in the 4x400 (4:23).
Gracie Sparkman won the shot put for Beverly with a toss of 36-01 and Ingemi added a second place in the long jump. Rona Scott was third in the shot (33-08).
The Tanners picked up big points in the 1000 with league champion Sophie Anderle winning in 3:11 and Lilly Brennan finishing second in 3:14. Senior Jessica Ostrowski won the league 2-mile title in 12:02 and Alex Barrett was third in 12:45. Gabrielle Morton also won the long jump, leaping 15-7.
Also for Peabody, Amanda Andrews was second in the 300 in 42.33, Emily Nelson ran second in the 600 (1:39.66), Emily Christensen was third in the mile (5:40) and the Tanners 4x400 won the league in 4:11.
Marblehead’s Clara Pollard won the hurdles with a time of 9.34 seconds and Lydia Bongiorno was third in the 300 (43.8).
For Danvers, Katherine Crum was fourth in the 1000 (3:15) and Becky Henion was fourth in the mile (5:49). Swampscott’s Michelle Conor was second in the high jump, clearing 5-foot-4, and Maise Vasquez was second in the shot put (34-07).
Peabody dominated the distance events in racking up 105 total points to win yet another NEC Indoor Track Championship. The Tanners went 1-2 in the mile with Marc Alperin winning the league in 4:36 and Shane Braz running-up with a time of 4:43. Joe Farhat won the 1000 (2:36) and Claudio Rocha won the 2-mile with a time of 10:10.
The Tanners also won the 4x800 relay (8:51) while finishing second in both the 4x200 (1:36) and the 4x400 (3:44). Junior Eric DeMayo heaved the shot put 51-feet-5-inches to win the NEC crown with teammate Pat Pang’s 48-04 good for second.
Marblehead’s sprinters did well, with Joe Doherty winning the dash in 6.75 seconds and Joe Cronin winning the 300 in 37.43. The Magicians also topped the 4x400 in 1:35.
Beverly’s Johnny Jones won the league 600 crown in 1:27.13 and teammate Sean Richardson wasn’t far behind in 1:28.35 for third. Also for the Panthers, Brian Harty was third in the 1000 (2:49) and the Panthers won the 4x400 in 3:38. Tommy Adams was second in the long jump and was also third in the shot put (43-07) as the Panthers were second as a team.
For Danvers, Anthony Spignese was second in the 300 (37.82) and Andrew Moriarty was third in the mile (4:45). Salem’s Jaden Oliver was second in the hurdles (8.06) and teammate Giovanni Guzman won the long jump in 19-11 1/2.
Swampscott’s Isaiah Bascon won the high jump by clearing a league best 5-foot-10.
Pingree 53, Concord Academy 28: The Highlanders moved to 9-7 (9-2 EIL) with Colby Shea (13 points) and Lexie McNinch (10 points) leading the way. Emily O’Sullivan totaled nine points and Pingree got a great defense effort from its bench in the second half.
Bishop Fenwick 46, Austin Prep 40: Sophomore Jaxson Nadeau had one of her best offensive games with 19 points and added three steals as Fenwick (10-5) clinched a playoff spot and earned a CCL win. Junior Fredi DeGuglielmo chipped in 13 points and senior captain Sam Mancinelli had seven points, seven boards and three steals.
Marblehead 59, Winthrop 24: The Magicians evened their record at 8-8 led by senior captain Lindsay Walker’s 27 points and 14 rebounds. Hannah Garthe added 14 points and three boards and Montana Joyce chipped in nine points with four assists.
Beverly 52, Lynn English 43: Senior captain Natalie Mellinger had another strong outing with 15 points and nine boards. Tessa Armbruster cleaned up the glass with 16 boards and seven points and Tia Bernard scored nine.
Essex Tech 58, Greater Lawrence 36: Sydney Noyes had 15 points and 11 rebounds for her first double-double of the season while Alli Vienneau chipped in 20 points and seven boards for the Hawks (7-8). Gabby Scibilia added eight points and seven rebounds while Carly D’Orlando had eight points and eight boards.
Masconomet 61, Lynnfield 33: The Chieftains (10-4) won their sixth straight game and qualified for states behind 17 points from Mak Graves and nine points, 11 rebounds, and seven assists by Paige Amyouny. Grace Fahey finished with eight points and 10 rebounds while Sara Fogarty added seven points, four rebounds, and two steals off the bench.
South Shore 48, Salem Academy 47: Lindsay Russell had 20 points while Hannah McGee added 10 for Salem (6-9).
Swampscott 56, Salem 39: Jaymie Caponigro scored 17 to help the Big Blue (8-8) win at home. Nikki Rosa added nine points and eight rebounds. Emily Fabre scored 10 for Salem while Wildarys Correa scored eight.
St. John’s Prep 68, Xaverian 44: Matt Relihan and Nate Hobbs each scored 15 points to lead the Eagles (12-3) to a Catholic Conference victory. Tommy O’Neil scored 13 and Jarnel Snow-Guzman chipped in 11.
Pingree 69, Concord Academy 19: The Highlanders (11-4) bounced back from a heartbreaking loss to Beaver on Wednesday in dominant fashion.
Salem 71, Swampscott 30: Nate Lebron paced the Witches (8-5) with 21 points and five steals while Anthony Pena had 13 points. Reimond Reyes had seven points and seven rebounds while Vinnie Gaskins added seven.
Danvers 64, Peabody 49: The Falcons (3-10) picked up a huge home win courtesy of a monster fourth quarter that saw Danvers turn a five-game into a 20-point lead. Sean Rooney led the way with 25 points, including seven three-pointers while Justin Roberto (16 points) and Tahg Coakley (eight points, 10 rebounds) also contributed in the win. Junior Estrella had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Tanners (10-6).
Hamilton-Wenham 66, Rockport 36: Billy Whelan finished with 10 points for the Generals (13-3).
Marblehead 70, Winthrop 26: Derek Marino finished with 15 points for the Magicians (14-2) and Dan Doherty had 14. Patrick Bugler finished with six assists.
Lynnfield 81, Masconomet 55: David Hunter had 11 points while Will Schena had 10 for the Chieftains (5-10).
Manchester Essex 56, Ipswich 53: Senior captain Griffin Wilson scored 18 points for the Tigers, who dropped to 3-11. Fellow senior captain Kilian Morrissey and sophomore Jayson Finskt each added 10 points in the setback.
South Shore 44, Salem Academy 41: David Daoud led Salem (4-15) with 16 points while Kevin Njuguna added nine.
Masconomet 94, Hamilton-Wenham 79: The Chieftains remained unbeaten at 8-0 and were crowned duel meet champions in the process thanks to a number of strong performances. Senior captain Lily Koenig was first overall in the 100 backstroke with a time of 101.79, while Rhys Evans finished second in the 100 butterfly (102.31). Masconomet will taken their undefeated record into CAL championship at Salem State on Sunday. For Hamilton-Wenham Chris Li placed first in the 100 breast, while Austin Halstead won the 50 and the 100 free. Max Martin placed first in the 100 fly and 200 Free.
Pingree 49, Dexter Southfield 44: The Highlanders got event wins from Isabelle Job (200-IM and 500 free), Caroline Pratt (50 free, 100 breast), Helen Langer (100 free) as well as the 200 medley and 400 free relay squads. Katelyn Masses was second in both the 200 free and 100 fly and Allison Attarian was second in the 100 breast.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY
Morrisville State 2, Endicott 0: In a battle of CHC unbeatens, Morrisville scored twice in the third period to hand Endicott (17-3-1) its first league loss. Vendela Jonsson made 24 saves in the Endicott cage and the Gulls were held to just 10 shots on net.
Stevenson 9, Salem State 2: Amanda Giles scored her fourth of the year to get Salem State (3-15) on the board at home but Stevenson was dominant with seven goals over the final two periods. Katherine Crane (21 saves) and Sarah Plourde (10 saves) split time in net and Kayla Kopinski also scored.