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May 2, 2013

Triton softball posts 4th win in a row


Newburyport Daily News

---- — Softball

Triton 3, Lynnfield 2

Casey Ross went 2 for 3 with the game-winning RBI for Triton (5-4). Maura Spears pitched a complete game without allowing an earned run. She allowed three hits and one walk while striking out four.

Boys Tennis

Hamilton-Wenham 3, Triton 2

Andrew McGrath earned the victory in singles play (6-2, 6-3). Matt Faulkner and Henrik Jankowski won at doubles (6-2, 3-6, 7-6) for the Vikings (2-6).

Masconomet 3, Amesbury 2

Matt Bellino (4-6, 7-6, 6-4) and Grant Bellino (6-3, 7-5) won singles matches for Amesbury (3-5).

Girls Tennis

Ipswich 4, Pentucket 1

Nicole Downey (6-1, 6-2) was the lone winner for Pentucket.

Hamilton-Wenham 3, Triton 2

Triton’s Alexa Bryant and Anastasia Small posted singles victories.

Boys Lacrosse

Hamilton-Wenham 7, Georgetown 4

Nick DePasquale scored two goals for Georgetown. Alex Brannon and Scott Perry scored one each. Jared Warren had an assist.

Girls Track

Triton 81, Newburyport 64

Back from shoulder surgery, Kerstin Darsney won three events for Triton — the triple jump (33-3), long jump (14-10) and 200 (26.6). Jess Kelley won the shot put (30-8) and javelin (80-0) for the Vikings. Kelsie Ferris (100, 13.0), Ania Burgess (discus, 74-1), Audrey Martin (high jump, 4-7), Liz Willmonton (mile, 5:56), Laura Frackiewicz (400, 1:03.6), the 4x100 relay team of Darsney, Ferris, Ashley O’Neill and Jackie Robert; and the 4x400 relay team of Elise Mitchell, Willmonton, Frackiewicz and Robert also placed first for Triton.

Lily Eagan (400-meter hurdles, 1:10.8), Kristen Mackie (2-mile, 12:58), Katie Gorenflo (pole vault, 7-6), Birgitta Glaser (high hurdles, 17.4) and Rachel Haley (800, 2:33) earned victories for Newburyport.

Pentucket 76, Ipswich 69

McKenna Kilian and Ali Attenasio won two events each for Pentucket (5-0). Kilian won the high jump (5-0) and 400 (1:01.97). Attenasio won the vault (9-0) and high hurdles (16.60). Rachel Perry (400-meter hurdles, 1:11.4), Chase Marcotte (long jump, 16-2), Ayeshah Malhi (discus, 79-3), Brianna Repke (800, 2:32.66), the 4x100 relay team of Attenasio, Hallie Milne, Colleen Kilian and Charlotte Merritt; and the 4x400 relay team of Carolyn Modlish, Marissa Porter, McKenna Kilian and Paige Wesolowski placed first. The 4x400 relay team also set a school record.

Hamilton-Wenham 103, Amesbury 42

Marissa Randall (shot put, 34-8), Sarah Abraham (discus, 95-6), Isabell Prussman (long jump, 15-7 1/2) and Emily Martin (triple jump, 32-8) posted wins for Amesbury.

Boys Track

Newburyport 81, Triton 64

Steve Preston and Tom Graham won two events each for Newburyport. Preston won the shot put (48-2 1/2) and discus (151-3). He broke a 48-year-old school record in the discus. Graham won the 100 (11.0) and 200 (22.5). Chris Orlando (2-mile, 10:59), Alec Reduker (high jump), Dan Holbrook (long jump, 17-9), Max Vye (mile, 5:04), Sawyer Updike (800, 2:05) and the 4x400 relay team of Sam Stansel, Holbrook, Tyler Newfell and Updike placed first for the Clippers.

For Triton, Mike Theberge won the 400-meter hurdles (1:03.2), 110-meter hurdles (16.6) and triple jump (38-6). Josh Lannon (javelin, 134-9), Austin Stevens (pole vault, 11-0) and Connor Barry (400, 52.9) also won individual events.

Pentucket 78, Ipswich 68

Franco Pizzarella (400-meter hurdles, 1:01.7), Tim Freiermuth (shot put, 44-5), Tom Funk (vault, 11-0), Cooper Carifio (100, 11.84), Sam Coppola (mile, 5:03.39), Ian Mitchell (400, 52.76) and the 4x400 relay team of Pizzarella, Alec Biese, Dan Thornton and Mitchell earned wins for Pentucket (4-1).

Amesbury 78, Hamilton-Wenham 67

Evan King placed first for the Indians in the shot put (47-6) and javelin (151-9). Curran O’Connor (discus, 133-6), Jon Ellen (high jump, 5-2), Nick Fiorella (pole vault, 10-0), Doug Masi (100, 11.9), Pat Halloran (400, 53.8), Jim Stone (800, 2:10) and the 400-meter relay team of Keith Merchant, Bram Robinson, Ryan Foley and Doug Masi also placed first.