Peabody 59, Gloucester 47: Sophomore Matt D’Amato had 16 points to go with five assists and Junior Estrella scored 15 to help the Tanners (6-5) get back on the winning track at home. Senior captain Matt Correale added 10 and Moises Irizarri grabbed 12 rebounds for Peabody.
Cardinal Spellman 63, Bishop Fenwick 57: The Crusaders led the defending champs in the fourth quarter, but Spellman pushed back to win at time. Ryan Veguilla scored 16 points and had six rebounds to lead Fenwick while Myles Connor had 12 points and pulled down 10 boards. J.P. Reiling also scored 10 for Bishop Fenwick.
Danvers 94, Revere 49: Senior Vinny Clifford found his shooting touch to the tune of six 3-pointers and scored 20 total points to help the Falcons (20 points) officially qualify for the postseason. Devan Harris added 20 points for the winners while junior point guard Trae Crittondon (six points) impressed along with freshman Justin Roberto and Isaac Downs in the second half. Devonn Allen added eight assists.
Minuteman 73, Essex Tech 70 (OT): The Hawks (5-4 overall, 2-2 CAC) went to overtime for the second straight game, but this time fell as Minuteman converted at the charity stripe in the 4:00 OT. Trace Schaejbe led Essex Tech with 19 points while Yordanny Sanchez turned in another double-double of 14 points and 13 rebounds. Paul Lozzarro added 12, Ricky Valenzuele had 11 and Riley Anderson double-doubled with 10 points and 11 boards.
Beverly 59, Winthrop 41: The Panthers (3-8) got impressive balance with a victory that saw just one player hit double figures with Gavin Sparkman scoring 10. Pat Gavin added nine points for Beverly as impressive ball movement and inside-outside looks led to eight each for Ryan Garrity and Kyle Coughlin. Ryan Anderson also scored seven.
Lynn Classical 60, Marblehead 33: A total of nine three pointers, seven of them in the first half, by the Rams helped do in the Magicians, who slipped to 5-6. Angel Perez had nine points and 10 rebounds to led Marblehead while Will Millett scored 10.
Danvers 96, Revere 79: Double-winners Cambria Cloutier (200 free, 500 free) and Tim Unczur (100 free, 100 breast) powered the Falcons to 6-1 on the year. Divers Jason Trefry, Kelsey Brooks and Meghan McKenna took the top three spots while Alex Perkins won the 200 IM and Jimmy Hopkins won the 100 fly.
Essex Tech 44, Minuteman 32: The Hawks won on the road behind Katlyn Guerin’s 13 point effort. Erin Creane added eight points for the winners while Morgan Cobuzzi scored seven and Aly Flynn and Cora Clement had four each.
Peabody 56, Gloucester 46: Junior captain Sara Hosman scored 15 points and senior captain Courtney Bua scored 13 as the Tanners improved to 6-3 on the road. Sophomore Melissa Gray had 13 while Marina DeMild scored nine to go with 15 rebounds. Peaebody scored 19 in the third quarter to pull away after leading by two at halftime.
Revere 50, Danvers 34: Hannah Llewellyn scored 11 points and Shannon Veilleux had seven as the Falcons (3-8) hit five 3-pointers to stay in the game before the once-beaten Patriots pulled away.
Marblehead 45, Lynn Classical 41: The Magicians (7-3) got the stops they needed on the defensive end after the Rams cut it to one point with a minute to play. Sophomore guard Jenny Norcross led the way with 18 points while classmate Lindsay Walker scored 10 with eight rebounds. Ashley Styles also had a strong game with six points and three steals.
Beverly 51, Winthrop 44: Beverly improved to 8-3 with the victory.
Bishop Fenwick 84, Arlington Catholic 69: Lindsey Donahue won both the 55 meters and 300 to pace the Crusaders (6-0). Kate Deltorchio (2-mile), Merry Harrington (high jump), Sabrina Silvagni (long jump), and Emma Harrington (shot put) were also winners on the girls side. Mitch Rivers (600), Anthony Maida (mile), Rufus Rushins (shot put) and Robby Carrillo (55 hurdles) won for the boys.
St. John’s Shrewsbury 48, St. John’s Prep 47: The Eagles (2-3) won the relay to cap an excellent comeback, but they still fell just a little short. St. John’s of Shrewsbury wrapped up the meet by taking a second place in the 2-mile. Senior Joe Luongo had a tremendous day for St. John’s Prep, winning the 600 while running the top time in Massachusetts this year at 1:21.08. Tom Chiapinni (shot put, 49-10), John Sullivan (hurdles, 8.09), Michael Mejias (55 dash, 6.83) and freshman Tristan Shelgren (2-mile, 10:32) also won for the Eagles.
New England College 4, Salem State 2: Derek Makimma scored both goals for Salem State, which slipped to 7-8-1 on the year.
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Endicott 63, Wentworth 54: Andre Makris scored 12 points to continue his ascent on the Gulls’ career scoring list and Max Motroni led his team with 17 as Endicott improved to 11-5. Kahmal Walker also had a strong outing running the offense with 13 points and six assists.
Gordon 66, Roger Williams 61: Hans Miersma’s 19 points and 13 rebounds helped the Scots improve to 8-9 with the road conference victory. Jake Hart added 16 for Gordon, which made its free throws to close out the victory in the final minute.
Salem State 85, Framingham State 54: Five Vikings scored in double figures, led by 13 each from the trio of Bryan Ortiz, Hamed Akanni and Nick Grassa. John Perez and Shaq Murray each had 11 for Salem State, which improved to 10-7.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Endicott 59, Wentworth 53: Hannah Shaw delivered 11 points off the bench and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Endicott (7-9) hold on to the ten-point lead they built by halftime. Kayleen Whall scored a team-best 12 and Nicole Catizone scored 10. The Gulls benefited from a 41-27 edge on the glass.
Roger Williams 55, Gordon 46: Brooke Kratch scored 16 points and Kristen Smith scored 13 but the Scots (2-13 overall) couldn’t earn their first conference win of the season on the road. Mariel Barner handed out six assists and Kratche had three steals but the Scots were hampered by their 20 turnovers.
Framingham State 67, Salem State 43: The Lady Vikings (2-12) lost their tenth straight. Rachael Carter was the only Salem State players in double figures with 18 points and 10 rebounds while Melissa Saad grabbed eight rebounds.