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January 11, 2014

McNamara scores 26 in Pentucket's win

Girls Basketball

Pentucket 60, Amesbury 37

Kelsi McNamara’s monster game propelled Pentucket (6-3) to a victory last night against Amesbury (0-5). Hitting six shots from beyond the arc, McNamara finished with 26 points. McKenna Kilian contributed with seven points. Amesbury’s Madison Napoli, Meagan Reid, Amanda Martin and Courtney Borkowski all had seven points for the Indians in the loss.

Newburyport 61, Ipswich 34

The Clippers (7-1) defended their way to a win against Ipswich last night, led by senior captain Aly Leahy who finished with 15 points, two steals and an assist. Shelby O’Brien also came up big for Newburyport, tallying 10 points, three rebounds, four assists and two steals. Newburyport will face Manchester-Essex on Tuesday.

Boys Basketball

Lynnfield 67, Triton 46

The Vikings fell to Lynnfield last night despite a monster game from Ellsworth Rogers,who recorded a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Cam Armand also had a good game, scoring 11 points in the loss.

Newburyport 51, Ipswich 50

Danny Baribeault led the way for the Clippers with a strong display of offensive, finishing with 21 points in the victory. Junior guard Mike Shay also had a strong day shooting, scoring 12 points.

Hamilton-Wenham 61, Georgetown 45

Matt Gott’s strong day shooting (16 points) wasn’t enough, as Georgetown fell to 5-2 and will face Amesbury on Monday.

Wrestling

Georgetown-Ipswich 51 Peabody 27

Head coach Ryan Archambault’s team continues to improve, and it is paying off in the win-loss column. Recording wins by fall were Josiah Krason, Carten LaPlante, Tom Mulligan, Mark Mansfield, Charlie Koshivas, Constantine Galanis, Mike Gallanar and Matt Carey. For Krason and Koshivas, it was their first varsity win. Derek Chamberlain also helped Georgetown-Ipswich, winning 6-0. Dan Bennett wrestled a great match but fell short, losing 9-4 in the 160 pound weight class. Archambault’s team is now above .500 and sits at 5-4.

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