MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Endicott 88, Gordon 86 (OT): Gulls’ forward Matt McDevitt was fouled with one second to play in overtime and calmly drilled both free throws to lift his team to a thrilling win. Endicott, which moved to 10-4 with the win, got 24 total points from McDevitt to go with six rebounds and six assists while Keith Brown finished with 31 points, six rebounds, five assists and seven steals. Jimmy Campbell chipped in 10 points and seven rebounds in just 11 minutes off the bench. For Gordon, Eric Demers scored a team-best 31 points but was held to just 11-for-30 shooting (7-for-19 from deep) and had seven turnovers. Parker Osmlaer added a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds while Aljernod Terry had 15 points and seven boards.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Gordon 90, Endicott 82: The Scots improved to 8-5 behind 33 points, six rebounds and four assists from Meghan Foley and 18 points and 13 rebounds from Madison Wynbeek. Sarah Gibbs added a double-double of her own with 12 points, 13 rebounds and four assists, while Olivia Gagnon had 14 points in the win. Emily Pratt led Endicott with 26 points and seven rebounds while Shannon Gilbert added 17 points.
Danvers takes two: The Falcons topped Saugus, 60-25, and Gloucester, 57-28. Winners on the girls side were Haley Murphy in the high jump and 1,000, Chloe Hertigan in the 300, Samantha Tenney in the 600, Courtney Hinchion in the mile, Ava Navarro in the two mile and the 4x400 relay team of Murphy, Elodie Poussard, Alison Kasprzak and Tenney.
Danvers takes two: The Falcons bested Saugus, 54.5-31.5 and Gloucester, 71-14 behind key wins in both meets from Jacob Stone (shot put), Will Sheehan (600), Mack Eon (1,000), TJ Glowick (mile) and the 4x400 relay team of Luke Llewellyn, JP Kelter, Will Flynn, and Will Sheehan.
Amesbury 51, Danvers 34:The Falcons (4-3) fell behind 27-10 at the half and never recovered. Sabrina Auciello had nine points in the loss while Kristina Yebba added seven.
Hamilton-Wenham 128.40, Salem 65.65: The H-W co-op team (along with Manchester Essex and Penguin Hall) got great performances across the board to take their first meet of the season. Junior captain Tess Richard took first place on vault with an 8.2, second place on bars with an 8.0, first on beam with 8.45, second on floor with 8.4 and second all-around with 33.05. Amelia Phillips took first in the all-around (33.45), first on bars (8.55), first on floor (8.5), second on beam (8.4) and third on vault (8.0); Abby Benack took second on vault (8.1) and third on beam (7.9); Alle Benchoff was third on beam (7.9) and floor (8.0). Additionally, Norah Como, Allison Riley, Casey Davis, Avari Litka and Faith Burroughs all made strong contributions.
Danvers 52, Peabody 47: Raphael Hicaro, Spencer Keyes and Ethan Keyes were all double winners for the Falcons (4-1). Strong second place finishes went to Nolan Hills, Harry Patterson and Maddie Butler; Danvers also won all three relays including the 400 free relay team of Alex Cotter, Kylee McGraw, Major Adair, and Harry Patterson.