BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Essex Tech over Lynn Tech, Mystic Valley, Northeast Regional Tech: Essex Tech was able to run all over a trio of teams on their way to a quad-meet victory over Lynn Tech (15-50), Mystic Valley (22-32) and Northeast Regional (15-50). A pack of runners ran well for the Hawks as Pat Carbone finished in second overall (18:09), Anthony Iannalfo finished in third (18:28), Max Collins grabbed fourth (18:29), Josh Cadwick grabbed sixth (19:32) and Cole Francavilla finished in seventh (19:40).
Amesbury 21, Hamilton-Wenham 36: The Generals, going on the road, dropped their first meet of the season with Harrison Panjawni finishing in second (17:13), Cooper Blatz taking home fifth (18:55), Charlie Butler coming in eighth (19:17) and Alex Johnson finishing in tenth (19:39).
Beverly 20, Salem 40: Jackson Wood placed first overall for the Panthers with a time of 17:16 while Patrick Gilligan came in third, Jackson Clark placed fourth, Tommy Aitken grabbed fifth and Brennan Frost finished in seventh.
The race showed a lot of promise for the Witches despite the loss as Salem’s top runner, Chris Barnes, came in second place (17:45), Alex Reed grabbed sixth (18:57), Max Fitch came in ninth (19:31), Sammy Riadi finished in 11th (19:45), and Jack Fitch finished in 12th (20:00).
Manchester Essex 22, Georgetown 33: Will Kenney was the Hornets top runner on the day (16:52) as Manchester Essex took down Georgetown by a score of 22-33.
Peabody 15, Winthrop 50: Peabody runners grabbed the top five finishes of the race with Matt Davidson finishing in first, Cadaen Silva finishing second, Trevor Smith coming in third, Cameron Rich grabbing fourth and Jean Moise rounding it out in fifth.
Swampscott 21, Lynn Classical 38: Dylan Brawley won the race for Swampscott, followed by teammates Matt Brown and Jamie Godwin in second and third place, respectively. Ben Neilan (7th) and Chip Cronin (8th) also ran well for the locals.
Pentucket 26, Masconomet 29: Sebby Gilligan won the race for the Chieftains in a crisp 16:27 but the Sachems got the razor thin meet win. Senior captain Aidan Colbert was third in 17:04 with Ian Darling in sixth (18:02), Max Zeltsar in ninth (18:27) and Brandon Read 10th (18:43). Jason Murley (18:46) and Sean Bonefant (19:14) also ran well.
Ipswich 26, Lynnfield 30: Jack DeMarco (16:13) and Finn Russell (16:38) went 1-2 to help the Tigers earn the win. Captains Jonah Orroth (17:31) and Liam Russell (18:10) were the next two Ipswich runners across the line to aid in the victory.
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Essex Tech over Lynn Tech, Mystic Valley, Northeast Regional Tech: Essex Tech swept their quad-meet with individual wins over Lynn Tech (19-44), Mystic Valley (19-43) and Northeast Regional Tech (15-48). The Hawks top runner on the day was Emily Ernst (23:14) with Lilly Robinson (23:50), Ellie Clark (24:11), Makayla Vigneaux (24:34) and Anna Flannagin (25:02) also running well to carry Tech to victory.
Beverly 15, Salem 50: Beverly crossed the bridge and remained undefeated this season (2-0) paced by race winner India Ingemi. Salem’s trio of Lucy Tuttle (23:42), Sarah Cayou-Gluckman (33:22) and Fiona Quinn-Tierney (33:54) provided bright spots for the Witches.
Hamilton-Wenham 15, Amesbury 41: The Generals captured the first five finishes on the day. Abby Beville took home first place (20:59), Bennett Nostrand came in second (21:05), Alexis Donovan finished third (21:09), Jemma Shea finished in fourth (21:18) and Paloma Lee grabbed fifth (22:35) to round out the impressive team performance.
Pentucket 19, Masconomet 37: The Sachems grabbed the race’s top four finishes while Masco runners placed fifth through eighth. Rhea Rotano came in fifth, Lana Crosson finished sixth, Sarah McVey grabbed seventh and Sarah Berniere placed eighth for Masco.
Manchester Essex 28, Georgetown 29: In a matchup that came down to the wire, Jane Whitten finished ninth for the Hornets to prevent a tie and secure the one-point victory over Georgetown.
Peabody 16, Winthrop 38: Tanner runners grabbed the first four finishes on the day led by winner Emily Macdonald, second was Sarah DiVasta, coming in third was Cassia Picardy and fourth was Leah O’Neill.
Swampscott 25, Lynn Classical 36: The Big Blue took the third through seven places in the race to prevail. Olivia King, Emma Sands, Elizabeth Green, Gigi Dishman and Austumn LaRiviere finished third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh for the winners, respectively.
Salem Academy 5, Penguin Hall 3: Salem Academy (4-1) grabbed their fourth win of the season Lindsey Russell shined for Salem as she collected herself a hat-trick, as well as an assist for a total of four points. Teammate Samiyah El-Ashkar also played well, scoring a goal and collecting an assist.
Pingree 1, Thayer 0: Sophomore Erin Barresi stopped nine saves to post a shutout while senior Rachel Tucker of Middleton scored the game’s only goal off a pass from classmate Jess Tonthat (also from Middleton) with 10 minutes to play, giving the Highlanders the victory. Captain Lexi Nickole and freshman Tori Farrell both stood out at center back in the victory for Pingree.
Peabody 5 Gloucester 0: Freshmen Taylor Bettencourt and Branae Craviero both scored their first varsity goals as the Tanners (1-2) earned their first win. Sophomores Emily McDonough, Samantha Simmons and McKayla Fischer also netted their first scores of the year and Colleen Crotty and Amber Kiricoples played well on defense. Shelby Doucette made two stops for the clean sheet.
Covenant Christian 7, Chapel Hill Chauncey Hall 3: Madeline McNeilly scored three times, all in the second half, to pace CCA (1-0-1). Rachel Nelson also had two second half goals and Rilee Smith and Hannah Saulnier notched one each with CCA netting seven straight.
Saugus 4, Salem 0: The Witches dipped to 1-2 on the year despite strong performances from Cassadi O’Leary plus Alex Melendez and Isabella Cunha.
Pingree 0, Berwick Academy 0: The Highlanders got a standout performance from goalkeeper Jeff Arthur, who finished with nine saves in the season opening draw.
Gloucester 3, Peabody 2: The Tanners (1-1) turned a 1-1 halftime tie into a 2-1 lead midway through the second half, but a couple of breakdowns defensively allowed Gloucester to complete the comeback. Kyle Joyce and Kairo Dalifour each scored while Kyle Morfis added an assist. Defensively, both Ben Kemp and Nick Sablone turned in standout performances.
Salem 2, Saugus 1: Nico Flores drew Salem even at 1-1 after Saugus connected on a penalty kick, paving the way for the game-winning goal from Endi Doku on a free kick from 35 yards out.
Swampscott 3, marblehead 3: Nick Sirota, Valerio Tatafiore and Malike Khatib each scored for the Big Blue to help them draw even with their NEC rival. Oscar Hale was strong in net overall, making nine saves.
Bishop Fenwick 198, Cardinal Spellman 118: The Crusaders (3-0) exploded for a season high in points behind 32 apiece from Jake Murphy and Tom Estella. Gavin Belt was close behind with 31 points, Nick Muzi had 30 and Cade Buckley chipped in with 29 in the win.
Hamilton-Wenham 114, Rockport 90: Hamilton-Wenham (3-2) grabbed its third straight win behind Justin Tremblay (24 points), Tom Kaine (19 points) and Peter Goeben (19 points). Freshman newcomer, Jack Bial, also performed well for H-W as he grabbed 17 points.
St. John’s Prep 230, St. Mary’s 158: St. John’s Prep grabbed themselves a win against St. Mary’s in a matchup that saw three Prep golfers stand out as Robbie Forti shoot a 35 while Matt Remley and Alex Landry both shot a 36.
Swampscott 43 1/2, Salem 28 1/2: The Big Blue (2-1) got wins from Nate Stern (6-3), Brendan Sheehan (7-2), Matt Spillane (5 1/2- 3 1/2) and Dawson DiBarri (5 1/2 - 3 1/2). Lou Spellios and Aidan Tierney also halved for the winners. Salem (1-3) got a victory from Ethan Doyle (6-3) with ties from Bobby Jellison and Alex L’Heureux.
Newburyport 122, Ipswich 116: The Tigers (1-2) lost a nail biter to the unbeaten Clippers despite 32 points from senior captain Bobby Grady and 28 from junior Aidan O’Flynn.
Danvers 5, Central Catholic 3: Danvers (4-0) grabbed their fourth win in as many games as they took down out-of-conference foe. Senior captain Emma Thibodeau scored twice and had one assist for the Falcons while freshman Emma Wilichoski added two goals of her own.
Pingree 4, Berwick 0: Shannon Conte completed a shutout for Pingree. Kendal Travis kicked off the scoring for Pingree with a goal that was assisted by Caitlyn Clark which was then followed by Olivia Donahue-assisted goal for Caroline Kagan. Addy Senton scored the game’s third goal and Alana Richardson topped it off with a goal of her own to make it four for Pingree.
Ipswich 1, Hamilton-Wenham 0: Junior Rowan Galanis had the game’s only goal with an assist from classmate Reagan Amazeen. The Tigers (now 3-1) played flawless defense and put an incredible 45 shots on the Generals’ net.
Goaltender Maeve Clark had an excellent game for Hamilton-Wenham (0-3-1), as did Ellie Pitkin offensively.
Salem 3, Saugus 1: Salem (1-3) defeated Saugus at home three sets to one, securing their first win of the season. Three separate Witches played well to help push Salem towards the win as middle blocker Anna Cantone had 12 kills, setter Emily Melo had 31 assists and libero Dyanelis Mateo had 17 digs.
Danvers 3, Marblehead 0: Danvers (2-0) swept Marblehead in straight sets (25-17, 25-18, 25-20) to stay undefeated on the season. A trio of Falcons lead their team to victory as Carly Goodhue collected 13 kills on 27 attempts, Lily Eldridge dished out 24 assists with five digs and Megan Murphy turned in an all-around performance with three blocks, three aces and four kills.
Abby Schwartz and Anna Arbo combined for 20 digs in solid efforts for the Magicians and Emme Smith handed out 12 assists.
Beverly 3, Peabody 0: Despite the 25-18, 25-13, 25-20 loss, the Tanners got seven service points and two aces from Samantha Silva plus five kills from Aaliyah Alleyne. All 15 Panthers contributed to the first win of the year, coach Ashley Chalifour said.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER
Gordon 3, New England College 0: Goals by Emily Rodroguez, Calla Ashley and Devin Lacroix helped the Scots improve to 3-1-1 on the season.
COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY
Gordon 2, Colby-Sawyer 1: Cara Goudie’s fifth goal of the year stood up as the game-winner with the Scots improving to 2-3. Natalie Adamez also had an unassisted marker for the winners.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL
Norwich 3, Salem State 0: Darcy McDowell had five kills but Salem State remained winless on the year at 0-3 with the road sweep.
MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER
Salem State 1, Wentworth 0: Peabody native Lucas Amaral netted an unassisted goal just before halftime and that was all the offense the Vikings needed to improve to 2-2 on the year.