Ipswich 3, Hamilton-Wenham 2: The Tigers came out on top in a back-and-forth bout between rivals, winning 25-18, 25-19, 22-25, 21-25, 15-6. Hamilton’s Amber Scanlon and Gwyneth Fitzpatrick both served at 100 percent while Mia Flynn had eight kills, Emma Day recorded seven aces and Alessandra Brizuela earned a block.
Marblehead 3, Swampscott 0: Senior Anna Arbo had five kills, four aces and eight digs and Emme Smith added 14 assists with six digs to pace the Magicians (1-0) in a 25-12, 25-18, 25-22 sweep. Anna Schluter added three kills and a block for the winning side.
Lynn English 3, Salem 2: In a back-and-forth match that took all five sets to determine a winner, the Witches came up just short on the road. Salem won a tight first set 26-24 before dropping the next two, 25-10 and 25-13. After Salem worked their way back with a 25-19 fourth set, Lynn English ultimately sealed the victory with a 15-7 win in the fifth and final set. Both Pressley Shairs and Anna Cantone shone for the Witches in the close defeat as Shairs posted eight kills while Cantone added four more.
Danvers 3, Beverly 0: In their season opener, the visiting Falcons swept the Panthers in three consecutive sets with scores of 25-18, 25-17 and 25-21. Juniors Maddie Montanari and Carly Goodhue each turned in stand-out performances for Danvers as Montanari counted five aces and four kills while Goodhue collected four aces and eight kills of her own.For the Panthers, captain Ella Speidel had a strong game while senior Julia Erricole and junior Rory Harmon showed good consistency.
Masconomet 3, Pentucket 0: The Chieftains got their first win of the year, 25-12, 25-6, 25-11. Sarah Reblin had five kills while Rheanna Murray earned 14 assists with 20 service points, Rebecca Toomey had two blocks and Robyn Seymour totaled three digs.
Essex Tech 3, Nashoba 0: Ariana Magee set the ball well and Emily Marshall led the offense in the opening night Hawks sweep.
Beverly 4, Saugus 0: Freshman Noelle McLane scored a pair of goals and classmate Sophie Rogers added another as the Panthers won their season opener. Captain Shelby DeGrenier scored the other tally with assists going to Tia Bernard, Elyse Kersten, Tori Shea and Hailey Anderson. Annie Curtin had a strong effort on defense along with Viana Kotchian.
Marblehead 3, Gloucester 1: Jane O’Neil had a hand in all three goals and two scores an an assist to help Marblehead earn the win. Bryn Burton scored the other goal and Callie O’Neill had two assists while Sammi Bendicksen, Julie Arts, Lydia Hurley, Grace Orloff and goalie Annabella Tanger (four saves) stood out on defense.
Bishop Fenwick 5, Swampscott 0: Fenwick senior Cailyn Wesely netted her second hat trick of the season as the Crusaders rolled past the visiting Big Blue. Alongside Wesely’s stand-out performance, Fenwick sophomore Emily McPhail scored her first career varsity goal while Ariana Costello also got on the scoresheet with a goal of her own.
Maddy O’Brien and Jordan Waters played well in a losing effort for the Big Blue.
Masconomet 5, Lynnfield 3: The Chieftains fell behind 3-1 but got a pair of goals from junior Morgan Bovardi and the tying goal from Elana Lindonen, who also had two, just before halftime to keep their Cape Ann League unbeaten streak alive. Senior captain Tori Simas added a goal in the second half and also had an assist while Ryenne Feeney and Allie Vallaincourt had one helper each. Keepers Kelian Romito and Maria Lantzakis both played well.
Swampscott 1, Salem 0: In Tuesday action, Swampscott’s Emerson Laundry potted the game’s only goal despite a supreme effort from Witches keeper Ella Galante-Barrett, who has five breakaway stops among her dozen saves. Isabella Cunha played well in her varsity debut for Salem and Madison White did a good job at midfield.
Manchester Essex 6, Ipswich 5: Carter King picked up where she left off last year with two goals and ignited a Tiger comeback that fell just short. Katie Rokes, Jennie Tarr and Lauren Waters also scored as Ipswich nearly erased a 6-1 deficit. Cayla Greenleaf also had a strong game in goal and Angelina Rix played well defensively.
Masconomet 3, Lynnfield 1: The Chieftains evened their record at 1-1 behind goals from Will Neuenhaus, Aiden Gauvain and Sam Brockelman. Matt O’Brien and Spencer Butterworth added assists while Bryson Barraclough and Zach Rock (goalie) played some strong defense throughout.
Rockport 3, Hamilton-Wenham 2: Sophomore Raffi Santamenna put the Generals up 1-0 early in their season opener and Ronan Connors added a tally to tie it up 2-2 later on, but the visiting Vikings got the game-winner in the second half. Sophomore forward Ethan Minster also had a strong game for Hamilton-Wenham.
Somerville 5, Swampscott 0: Oscar Hale stood on his head in goal with 15 saves but it wasn’t enough against the Division 1 club out of the Greater Boston League.
Triton 122, Hamilton-Wenham 100: Justin Tremblay led the Generals (0-2) with 20 points at the difficult Olde Newbury; Andrew Winch and Tom Kain each added 19.
Danvers over Lynn Classical, Lynn English: The Falcons emerged from Wednesday’s double-header with two more victories as they defeated Lynn English and Lynn Classical. Danvers’ Andrew Metivier, Calvin Mansfield and Tyler McNeil all performed well throughout the day, finishing as double winners.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER
Gordon 6, Dean 0: The Scots (2-1) dominated from start to finish with Calla Ashley’s goal and assist leading the scoring ledger. Also netting goals were McKenna Feller, Devin Lacroix, Christin Redding and Sarah Sierzenga.
Salem State 5, Rivier 0: Katie Brown scored twice and Devyn Malatesta notched a goal and an assist to get the Vikings (1-1) into the win column for the year.
COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY
MIT 5, Gordon 0: There wasn’t much the Scots (1-2) could do against a powerful MIT squad, managing just three shots on goal.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL
WPI 3, Gordon 1: The Scots won a marathon opening set, 30-28, but dropped the next three in the home setback. Jordan Shaduk had 10 kills to lead Gordon and Amanda Snyder came up with six.
MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER
Salem State 3, Becker 0: Nicholas Ramos scored twice to help the Vikings even their record at 2-2. Ryan Smith also scored on a corner kick served up by Peabody’s Lucas Amaral and Matthew Hauntsman had the clean sheet.