GIRLS SOCCERSwampscott 2, Masconomet 0: Keeper Lilian Goesslin made 12 saves for her fourth shutout of the year and the Big Blue (2-2-2) ended Masco’s six game win streak. Jess Ford scored the goal, assisted by Priya Cooper, and Sophie DiGrande scored the game-winner. Lily Pidgurski (6-2) was also a good player for the Chieftains.
Winthrop 2, Salem 0: Kate Heppner had an outstanding effort in net for the Witches, who also got great games from sisters Sydney and Samantha Agno on defense along with J.J. Wallace.Pingree 4, Dana Hall 0: Lexi Gacria’s hat trick helped the Highlanders (3-1-1) earn a bounce back win. Ashley Smail also scored, while Maggie Warner (net) and Erin Baressi (net) shared the shutout. Annie Sheridan scored two goals, and Ella Kramer scored two goals with one assist to move the Magicians to 6-1-1 under the lights of Piper Field. Talia Selby and Captain Catherine Comstock both had an assist. BOYS CROSS COUNTRYDanvers 26, Beverly 29. The Falcons (2-1), saw Will Conklin (7th, 17.59) and Evan Laws (10th) race across the line to win a narrow meet. Mekonnen was second for Danvers (16:14), with Kevin Rogers third (16;45) and Luke Llewellyn forth (17:03). Despite the narrow loss, 18 personal bests were set by Beverly runners on the day. Captain Liam Ouellette ran 16:02 to finish second overall with captain David DiPietro (17:39), T.J. Betts (17:53) and Drew Fessenden (18:00) and Ryan Whiting all running well.Masco splits: Though the fell to Marblehead, Masconomet topped Gloucester 22-37 on Bradley Palmer’s three mile layout. Nolan Dickinson (5th in 17:26), Timmy McGinley (7th in 17:34), and Ian Darling (17:54) set personal best times. Miles Darling was 17:54 while Drew Bartram ran 18;08 and Drew Bartram ran 18 :08. In a tri meet, the undefeated Magicians (3-0), beat both Masconomet and Gloucester (18-37). Will Cerutti, a freshman, was first overall in 16;59. Captain Will Lamb was not far behind in 17:00. Ryan Thompson was fourth overall in 17:17, while David DiCostanzo was a strong sixth in 17:29. Ipswich 15, Georgetown50 – Finn Russell won the field at Crane Beach with a time of 18:47 to lead Tigers (2-0). Keith Townsend was second in 19:36. Paul Wertz ran 19.40. Will Harrington ran 19.51. Colin Hansen ran 19.57. Ipswich claimed the top five spots. Whittier Tech 15, Essex Tech 50. Dennis Downing was sixth overall for the Hawks at 19.54. Ryan MacDonald ran 20:20 while Ben Titus clocked 21:11 and Scott Harney finished in 21:22.GIRLS CROSS COUNTRYBeverly 16, Danvers 45: Hannah McCarthy’s personal best of 20:40 in third place highlighted the day for the unbeaten Panthers (4-0). Mia Kasperowicz won the race in 20:05, Emily Young was second in 20:38, Olivia Young ran 20:48 and Alison Prasse clocked a strong sixth.Emma Eagan was Danvers’ top finished in fifth at 21:10 and the Falcons (1-2) got a great race from Shea Nemeskal (7th, 22:02).Peabody 23, Masconomet 34: Race winner Sarah DiVasta paced the Tanners to victory. Cailyn Buckley came in third overall with Ava Buckley and Leah Buckley coming in 5th and 6th and Leah O’Neill and Chloe Toda coming in ninth.Despite losing to the Tanners, Masconomet did defeat Gloucester, 25-34, in this tri-meet. The Chieftains’ top finishers were Sarah McVey (21:12), Sara Bernier (21:49), Liv Green (22:59), Amber Boudreau (23:24) and Sophia Ambrosino (23:52).Ipswich 20, Georgetown 41: Junior Amelia Stacy won the race with a time of 21:50. Seniors Amelia Cormier and Caroline Jespen (26:44) also ran well for Tigers.Essex Tech 21, Whittier Tech41: The Hawks claimed four of the top 5 spots, led by Emily Ernst (2nd at 22:11), Ella Manninen (3rd at 23:44), Sophia Vicsonti (4th at 24:17), Maddie McDonald (5th at 24:22). Emerson Adams also ran well with a time of 25:36 for seventh place.VOLLEYBALLIpswich 3, Lynnfield 0: Senior captain Liz Linkletter had a team-high 8 digs as well as three aces and a 100 percent serve receive on 20 attempts as the Tigers (7-1 overall) knocked off the previously unbeaten Pioneers in straight sets, 25-22, 25-12, 25-15. Claire O’Flynn also had a big night for the winners with six kills, a .625 hitting efficiency and three blocks. Grace Sorensen (6 aces), 5 kills (100 percent serve receive), 7 digs) & Meghan Wallace (2 aes. 90 percent serving), Shawsheen 0 : Senior Gracie Dailey had 9 kills with 6 aces. The Hawks were still perfect at 9-0 with a win of 25-19, 25-9 and 25-13. Ali Tkach had 9 kills. Maddie McFadden, senior libero had six aces. Brooklynne McFadden was setter and Ali Tkach had nine kills. The Hawks (7-0-1) cruised along the road with an assist and a goal from Peter Tsoutsouras. Mateua Lima had a goal, Josh Berube had a assist, and Kai Curtin was a great all-around player. With assists from Brennan Johnston and Graham Butterworth, Nate Collins and Simon Berents, Tanner Mandalinci, Ara Scarpaci and Jack Wexler, Nate Collins all scored. Marco Russo was also a solid performer.Winthrop 5, Salem 2, Chris Qirjazi and Chris Pierce were the goals that helped the Witches reach a 2-2 tie with 15 minutes left before Winthrop scored the three-time win.
Pentucket 3, Ipswich 1: Freshman Spencer McDavitt’s goal gave the Tigers (2-4-2) a 1-0 lead at halftime, but it couldn’t hold up. IHS goalies Nate Kobuszewski, Darwin Ramirez and defenders Efram Jonsson, Seth Woodbury. Thatch Perrys and Spencer Johnson also gave solid performances. John’s Prep 239, BC High 243: Seniors Alex Landry and Nick DeVito were co-medalists with rounds of 38 in the solid win. Terry Manning shot a 39, Emmet Phelan shot a 40 and Connor Remley and Michael Shyjan each carded 42’s.Beverly 60, Danvers 12: Aidan LeBlanc (35), Cam Cook (36), Will Ryan (36) and Jack Ryan (38) paced the Panthers on the links.Peabody 39.5, Saugus 32.5: The Tanners earned their first win of the season behind individual victories from Mike Ryan (6-3), Sammy Oliver (5-4), Jonathan Oliver (6-3), Trot Smith (7.5-1.5) and Elijah Swanson (6-3).Gloucester 43, Marblehead 29: Matt Weed was the overall medalist for the Magicians (6-2) with a round of 36. Charlie Grenier and Jacob Hershfield each shot 40 while Chris Cannuscio shot 41 and won his match 6 1/2- 2 1/2.Lynnfield 156, Essex Tech 138: Pat Chasse finished with 26 points for the Hawks, who also received 25 points from Luke Thibodeau.Hamilton-Wenham 110, Lynn Classical 77: Peter Gourdeau (20 points), Cooper Miller (20) and 18 points each from Jack Bial, Morgan Glovsky and Joe Coughlin enabled the Generals (now 5-3) to earn the non-league decision.Masconomet 58 1/2, Winthrop 13 1/2: Chris O’Grady won a 5-4 decision with a one-over 36. Jack Mertz won with 35 points in the medalist round, Tyler Feldberg shot 38 and Max DeMayo scored 39. Max DeMayo had two great chips that gave him a 39. Mia Carr scored a goal and assisted the winners. Kate Bickell and Kealy Saterfield also got solo tallies. Jane O’Neil, Katelyn O’Connor and midfielder Clara Donovan were other offensive standouts for Marblehead, which also received strong defensive play from Lillie Salisbury, Emma Callaghan, Lane Kaeyer and Caomihe McKiernan.Masconomet 4, Swampscott 0: The Chieftains ran their record to 5-0-1 as junior Maggie Sturgis scored her area-leading 19th and 20th goals of the season to go along with one assist. Ava Tello was the winner with one goal and one assist. Greta Molwers also scored for them. Ainsley Gruener needed to make just one save.The Big Blue (now 5-2-1) fell for only the second time this season.WOMEN’S COLLEGE TENNISEndicott 6, Nichols 2: Justine Hoover and Lejla Guster each won at both singles and doubles to help the Gulls prevail. Endicott also won a singles title with Olivia Berler. Valerie Nilan had 14 kills for the team, while Kate Howe had 30 assists, seven digs, and a pair aces. Westfield State 3, Salem State 0. Genevieve Kempster had half a dozen kills, but the Vikings (1-10) fell 25-17 in MASCAC action, 25-18, and 25-18. Danielle Sheehan was also a good defensive player with 20 digs. Endicott 3, Tufts 2,: The Gulls (8-3), won a thrilling five-setter. Riley Donahue won a double-double of 17 kills with 11 digs and Amanda Gilbert scored 12 kills with 15 digs. Danica Glover (setter) and Lauren McGrath (assistant)COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEYEndicott 7: Springfield 0: Sydney Poulin had 48 assists as the Gulls (5-3), cruised to victory and also got two goals each by Jenna Seibold, Olivia Lampasona and Olivia Lampasona. Allison Wales and Taylor Farrin shared the shutout.MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCERGordon 4, Salem State 1: A hat trick from Chase Gwynn powered the Scots (5-3) to a win over their North Shore rival Vikings (5-5). Benji Wright added a goal and an assist for Gordon and Salem State’s goal came courtesy of Peabody native Lucas Amaral.MIT 2, Endicott 1: A second half penalty shot goal from Joe Mepham wasn’t enough to lift the Gulls on the road.WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOCCERGordon 5, Salem State 0: The Scots (5-2) had the lead only five minutes in and never looked back. McKenna Feller, Emily Rodriguez, Alyssa Floyd, Kristi Diricio and Shelby Jones handled the scoring for Gordon, which put 12 shots on the Salem net and didn’t concede a single shot officially on frame defensively.Endicott 3, Wheaton 3: In a double overtime clash, the Gulls got a goal and an assist each from Madeline Mucher and Swampscott’s Jaymie Caponigro as well as a solo strike from Isabella Young to earn the tie.