BOYS HOCKEY

Beverly 6, Methuen 3: Sophomore Matt Mezza and junior Gavin Doyle each tallied twice as the Panthers (3-5-2) secured a victory on the road. Jack ten Hope earned the victory in net after making 23 saves, while defenseman Jaxon Thomas and forward Bobby Hunter also scored. Captain Andrew Mezza finished with two assists for the Orange-and-Black, with Jeff Hallinan, Max Murphy, Michael Brock, Cole Johnson, Austin Bernard and Owen Desmond all picking up single helpers. 

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Essex Tech 39, Mystic Valley 30: Molly Wetherbee had 11 points, seven rebounds and six blocks to help the Hawks improve to 3-5 with a nice non-league win. Brianna Pothier scored nine and grabbed five rebounds and Kristen Curley chipped in with four points and five boards.

Lawrence Academy 51, Pingree 46: The Highlanders fell at home in a back-and-forth affair.

Manchester Essex 42, Swampscott 25: Maddie Hudson had a team-high seven points but the Big Blue were limited to only two points in the fourth quarter in a low-scoring road loss. Niya Morgen also scored seven and Ella Sprague contributed five.

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