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January 8, 2014

Port hockey team falls to North Reading

Ice Hockey

North Reading 2, Newburyport 1

The Clippers dropped to 2-5-0 with the loss to Cape Ann League-leading North Reading (6-0-1 overall, 3-0-1 CAL). Tyson Gudaitis scored the goal for Newburyport on assists from Ben Mirageas and Matt Kelleher.

“We scored first in the second period, and then we stopped skating,” Newburyport coach Paul Yameen said. “We did a lot of reaching and a lot of puck-watching. They deserved to win. They outplayed us.”

Boys Indoor Track

Newburyport 62, Pentucket 24

Pentucket’s Alex Demeule placed first in the mile (5:08.3). The Sachems’ 4x400 relay team of Jordan Maysonet, Cooper Carifio, Carlos DelCastillo and Sam Coppola also placed first in 4:06.0.

Girls Indoor Track

Pentucket 53, Newburyport 33

Pentucket’s winners included Ali Attenasio (40-yard hurdles, 6.3), Emma Marchant (2-mile, 12:34.0), Siobhan Mitchell (high jump, 4-9), Ayeshah Malhi (shot put, 29-3), Jennifer Nelson (300, 48.0) and Maddie Nelson (300, 48.0), Kasey Mann (mile, 6:13.4) and the 4x400 relay team of Maddie Nelson, Rachel Perry, Grace Dore and Paige Wesolowski (4:45.4).

Newburyport’s winners included Liza Twomey (40-yard dash, 5.3), Bella Palma (600, 1:51) and Lily Eagan (1,000, 1:34).

Boys Basketball

Rockport 62, Amesbury 59

Pat Halloran led Amesbury (2-3) with 18 points, 15 rebounds and five assists. Jack Fortin added 19 points, six rebounds and four steals. Ryan Foley had eight points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. Alex Mercier had five points and 11 rebounds.

Georgetown 60, Notre Dame of Lawrence 34

Ben Noelk led Georgetown (5-1) with 19 points. Matt Gott (13 points) and Patrick Bjork (11) also scored in double-figures for the Royals.

Swimming

Masconomet 91, Triton 74

Triton’s Maggie Summit placed first in the 50 free (25.76). Summit also teamed up with Jennifer Nutter, Kiersten Flodman and Nikki Samuelson to place second in the 200 medley relay (2:10.11) as well as the 200 free relay (1:54.74). Triton’s second-place finishers included Caroline Cullen (200 free, 2:15.48), Nutter (200 IM, 2:26.21; 100 back, 1:08.71), Summit (100 fly, 1:07.56) and Samuelson (100 breast, 1:22.91). Triton’s third-place finishers included Flodman (100 breast, 1:27.54) and Molly Beluk (500 free, 6:58.92).

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