September 29, 2014
Volleyball:Lynnfield @ Bishop Fenwick
 
Lynnfield traveled to Bishop Fenwick for their first meeting of the season last Friday. The Pioneers came out on top, 3-0, after watching a powerful barrage of hitting coming from both teams (set scores 25-22, 25-19, 25-14).

Emma Mancini again led the team in kills with 22, and was largely supported by her team's serving ability: Sarah Mezini and Katie Nugent accounting for 14 total aces, and 36 points on serve.

September 29, 2014
Girls Soccer:Whittier @ Amesbury
 
Amesbury goalie Zoe Fitzgerald turned away 6 shots, and the Indians got goals from five different players as they defeated Whittier 5-0 to pick up their second win of the season.

Goal scorers were Lauren Fedorchak, Ashley Petit, Hayley Tagliente, Logan Flanagan, and Amanda Martin. Earning assists were Petit (2), Flanagan, Sophia Uhlarik, and Julia Lamontagne.

Amesbury gets right back on the field on Tuesday, traveling to Hamilton-Wenham to face the undefeated Generals (4-0-3).

September 29, 2014
Field Hockey:Newburyport @ Rockport
 
Newburyport scored with no time left on the clock, coming away from Rockport with a hard-fought 1-0 win. After battling scoreless the entire game, the final play of the game was a Clipper corner with no time left. Megan Stanton inserted the corner to Carley Siemasko, who passed to Caroline Marino. Marino then scored her first goal of the season to give her team the win.

With the victory, Newburyport boosts their record to 6-0-3. The Clippers will face a test on Wednesday, as they travel to North Andover to face current Merrimack Valley Conference power and former Cape Ann League foe North Andover. Rockport is now 2-6 in the CAL and 3-6 overall, and will go up against another undefeated opponent on Wednesday when they travel to Masconomet.

September 29, 2014
Field Hockey:Lynnfield @ Hamilton-Wenham
 
Both teams put forth great defensive efforts, battling to keep the ball out of their own circles. Lynnfield's Bailey Fanikos scored the only goal of the goal, finding the net at 13:49 of the first half to give the Pioneers a 1-0 win.

Also playing well for Lynnfield in the defensive end were Lauren Guerra, Alison Lyle, and Lilli Patterson. Goalie Shannon Furey came up with 6 saves as she earned her 4th shutout of the season.

Hamilton-Wenham coach Jenn Reagan got a great effort from her team, holding the high-powered Lynnfield offense to a single goal. Playing especially well for the Generals were senior captain Maggie Burns and sophomore McKenzie Plante.

Lynnfield (8-0-1) is on the road again on Wednesday, playing at Pentucket. The Generals are now 3-4-2 and will travel to Ipswich to face the Tigers on Friday.

September 29, 2014
Volleyball:Hamilton-Wenham @ Wilmington
 
Hamilton-Wenham improved to 6-3 overall with a nice 3-set sweep of Middlesex League foe Wilmington. The Generals won by scores of 25-22, 25-19, and 25-23.

Cassidy Cring, a junior captain middle hitter, served 100% for the Generals tonight with 2 aces, and also had 4 kills. Ali Kimball, freshman outside hitter had 6 serving aces and 9 kills. Sophomore setter Tori Vivenzio also played well for H-W.

September 26, 2014
Field Hockey:Lynnfield @ Masconomet
 
Many people will tell you that defense wins championships. Yesterday's game between Masconomet and Lynnfield wasn't for a title, but defense certainly won the day as each team was able to slow down their opponent's high powered offense. The result, a 1-1 draw which kept both teams undefeated.

Masconomet got on the board in the first half, with Sophie Adams scoring the goal and Katherine McVey with the assist. The 1-0 lead would hold up until just about three minutes left in the game, when Bailey Fanikos sent a pass through to Marianne Oliveri, who managed to put it past Masco keeper Amanda Peachey, who surrendered just her fourth goal of the season.

Masconomet coach Leah Gunner felt her team played very well defensively, holding the Pioneers scoreless on their nine corners. Tessa Ives stepped up for the Chieftains, flying out of corners as well, and Michelle Flaherty, Alexa Puleio, and Katherine McVey had strong games at midfield. Peachy made several great saves in net.

Both teams are back at it on Monday, as Masconomet will play at Ipswich and Lynnfield travels to Hamilton-Wenham.

September 26, 2014
Golf:Newburyport @ Ipswich
 
Peter Pantelis was the medalist for Newburyport with 26 points in a 121-102 victory for the Clippers against Ipswich. Travis Koocher (22), Griffin Brown (20), Ben Ventura and Austin Elmore (18), and Andrew Coulombe (17) capped the scoring for Newburyport (1-5 CAL, 3-5 overall).

The Clippers are back in action next Tuesday when they will host Pentucket, while Ipswich will travel to Lynnfield.

September 26, 2014
Field Hockey:Georgetown @ Newburyport
 
Battling for the top spot atop the Kinney Division, Newburyport was able to pick up a point on Masconomet yesterday as they hosted and defeated Georgetown 4-1. The Clippers goals came off the sticks of Eliza Filipancic, Olivia Thirkell, Carley Siemasko, and Caroline Aquaviva. Thirkell also had an assist, and Megan Bragole earned a pair of assists for Newburyport.

The win pushes the Clippers to 5-0-3 in league play, one game ahead of Masconomet in the win column. The Chieftains are 4-0-3 after tying Lynnfield yesterday.

Georgetown saw their 2-game winning streak come to an end, but will look to bounce back on Monday against visiting Triton.

September 26, 2014
Volleyball:Salem @ Hamilton-Wenham
 
Hamilton-Wenham got a strong team effort, with everyone contributing in a 3-0 win over Salem in a non-league match. Freshman outside hitter Ali Kimball had 8 kills and 6 serving aces, while senior captain and right side hitter Maddie O'Connor had 10 serving aces. Libero Jessica Reardon, a junior captain, earned the best passing percentage for the Generals, and sophomore setter Tori Vivenzio and junior middle hitter Cassidy Cring played strong games.

The Generals (1-3 CAL, 3-5 overall) play another non-league match at Wilmington on Monday, and then get back into league action next Thursday against Masconomet.

September 26, 2014
Field Hockey:Ipswich @ Pentucket
 
The Sachems picked up a big win on Thursday, defeating Ipswich at home 1-0 to earn their second league win. Alyssa Bartula scored for Pentucket, assisted by Colleen Mulholland. The Sachem defense played well in front of goalie Jen Lovett, who turned back 6 Ipswich shots.

Pentucked (2-5-1 CAL, 3-5-1 overall) travel to Manchester-Essex on Monday, while Ipswich (5-3) will host undefeated Masconomet at 6:00 PM at Jack Welch Stadium.

September 26, 2014
Golf:Triton @ Manchester-Essex
 
Manchester-Essex tied their season high for quota points, as the defeated Kinney Division leader Triton at home 169-141. Leading the way for the Hornets was junior Alexander Beckmann, who shot a 1-over par round which earned him medalist of the match with 34 points.

Senior Justin Eichenberger collected 30 points for M-E, followed by Will Burgess (29), Ben Bichet (28), Cam Tuttle (27), and Troy Ciarametaro (21). Jon Seward led the Vikings with 30 quota points.

The win moves Manchester-Essex to 7-0 and qualifies them for the state tournament. Next up for the Hornets is a date with Amesbury next Tuesday at the Amesbury Golf and Country Club, which should be an exciting match as both teams sport identical 7-0 records in league play and routinely put up high scores.

Triton is now 4-3 in the league and 7-4 overall. On Monday they will host NEC foe Danvers, who beat the Vikings in a close match earlier in the season at Ferncroft.

September 25, 2014
Girls Soccer:Georgetown @ North Reading
 
Although they have only two wins, Georgetown refuses to lose. A 1-1 tie with North Reading on Wednesday was the Royals' 5th stalemate of the year, bringing their record to 2-0-5.

Scoring for the Royals was Cayla Durkee, assisted by Jen Migliaccio. Georgetown keeper Kayleigh Sapient made 7 saves in net.

September 24, 2014
Golf:Amesbury @ Georgetown
 
There was little doubt that Amesbury was going to qualify for the state tournament this fall. However, with their 168-80 win against Georgetown at Black Swan Country Club, the Indians won their 8th match of the season, against zero losses, to book a spot in postseason play.

Amesbury co-captains Paddy Flahardy and Anthony Tomkiewicz led the way with 32 and 30 points respectively. Also playing strong rounds were Fred Halloran and Brendan Foley with 29 points each.

Kyle Nelson led Georgetown with 24 points, followed by Robert Long with 21.

September 24, 2014
Boys Soccer:Newburyport @ Manchester-Essex
 
After a scoreless first half, Lucas Firme opened the scoring ten minutes into the second, driving home an impressive shot from distance to put Manchester-Essex up 1-0 over Newburyport. Firme would assist ten minutes later on Parker Eddington's 6th goal of the season. Henry Rohner would finish off the scoring on a break in as the Hornets took the match 3-0 to improve to 4-1-1 in league play and 5-1-1 overall.

M-E coach Rob Bilsbury had high praise for freshman Christian Hadaegh in the center midfield spot, who maintained pressure on the Clippers, winning balls and making early passes to keep the Hornet offense churning.

September 24, 2014
Girls Soccer:Rockport @ Hamilton-Wenham
 
With a 3-0 victory today against Rockport, Hamilton-Wenham improve their record to 4-0-3 to remain among the ranks of the undefeated. A lot of things went right for the Generals, however the day belonged to Molly Eagar, who had a goal and two assists. Throughout the game, she displayed her speed and quickness at the right place and time.

Other strong contributors to the H-W effort were Tyler Caufield, Haley Morong, and Saskia Leonard. Their presence at midfield was vital to the Generals' ball possession.

September 24, 2014
Golf:Pentucket @ Hamilton-Wenham
 
Hamilton-Wenham's senior captain Scott Hughes scored 32 points lead his team past Pentucket 155-105 at Myopia today. Also playing well for the 4-2 Generals were Kevin Heppner with 27 points, and Harrison O'Brien and Tom Ricco with 25 points each.

Hamilton-Wenham is home again next Tuesday against Rockport. Pentucket (2-4) plays at Newburyport that same afternoon.

September 24, 2014
Boys Soccer:Masconomet @ Amesbury
 
The Masconomet offense went into overdrive on Wednesday at Amesbury, scoring nine goals as the Chieftains improved to 7-0 (6-0 CAL). Leading the scoring were Regan Charie and Tyler Brown with two goals each. Tallying single goals were Justin D'Orlando, Kevin Gilbert, Blaise Romanowski, Josh Polakiewicz and Brian Gilbert.

Masconomet will host Rockport on Friday in a game that was rescheduled from earlier this week. Amesbury will look to collect their first win on Friday as they host a non-league match against Hull.

September 24, 2014
Girls Soccer:Triton @ Ipswich
 
Morgan Snow scored a pair of goals, and Meredith Kennedy scored once to lead Triton past Ipswich 3-1. Kennedy struck early for the Vikings, finishing off a Snow corner kick. Snow would net her first goal before the half to send her team into the break up 2-0.

Ipswich came out tough in the second half, cutting the lead in half. However, Snow would score again for the 3-1 final.

The Vikings even their league record at 3-3-1 and move to 4-3-1 overall. They will host Shawsheen at 7:00 PM on Saturday. Ipswich is also 3-3-1, and is off until next Tuesday when they will play Pentucket at home.

September 24, 2014
Field Hockey:Lawrence @ Georgetown
 
Georgetown won their second straight game Wednesday afternoon, defeating Lawrence 2-0 to boost their record to 2-6-1 overall. Kasey Lerner score the first Royals goal, assisted by Kelly Guyer. Guyer would add a goal of her own off a nice pass from Maggie Noelk.

Georgetown is back in action on Thursday when they travel to Newburyport to face the 4-0-3 Clippers.

September 24, 2014
Girls Cross Country:Ipswich @ North Reading
 
Ipswich grabbed the top four spots yesterday at Harold Parker State Park, defeating North Reading 16-47. Winning the race in a time of 18:13 was Emily DeMarco. She was followed by Caitlyn Scola (18:50), Annie Zampitella (19:40), and Maggie Brown (20:00). Lily Stewart rounded out the scoring for the Tigers, finishing 6th with a time of 20:25.

With the exception of DeMarco, all of the Ipswich runners achieved personal best times, including freshman Tae Abuza (21:16) and senior Brooke Robishaw (21:18). Zampitella cut a modest 6 seconds from her time, while the rest knocked at least 38 seconds from their previous bests. Marissa Iannitto dropped her personal best by an amazing 1:27.


Today's Varsity Games

Cross Country
Manchester-Essex @ Lynnfield3:30 PM
Hamilton-Wenham @ Lynnfield3:30 PM
Manchester-Essex @ Hamilton-Wenham3:30 PM
Ipswich @ Triton3:30 PM
Georgetown @ Pentucket3:30 PM
Georgetown @ Newburyport3:30 PM
Newburyport @ Pentucket3:30 PM
Field Hockey
Lynnfield @ Pentucket3:45 PM
Peabody @ Ipswich3:45 PM
Rockport @ Masconomet3:45 PM
Newburyport @ North Andover6:00 PM
Golf
Newburyport @ Masconomet3:30 PM
Hamilton-Wenham @ Georgetown3:30 PM
North Reading @ Rockport3:30 PM
Girls Soccer
Gloucester @ Manchester-Essex3:45 PM
Volleyball
Wilmington @ Lynnfield5:30 PM
Beverly @ Masconomet5:30 PM