NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

Sports

April 9, 2014

Local roundup

Boys Track

Ipswich 78, Pentucket 68

Pentucket dropped its third straight meet to start the season, losing 78-68 to Ipswich on Monday to fall to 0-3 on the season.

Despite the loss, a number of Pentucket athletes had strong showings once again. Cooper Carifio placed first in the 200-meter dash (24.51) and second in the 100-meter dash (11.88), Liam Corkery won the javelin (143-3) and placed second in the 400-meter run (56.76), Alex Demeule won the mile (4:46.23), Will Dwyer won the 400-meter hurdles (65.5), Jack Drelick won the discus (96-8) and Josh Wildes won the 800-meter run (2:08.93).

Triton 84, Saugus 60

North Reading 73, Triton 72

Triton opened its spring season with a dramatic tri-meet with Saugus and North Reading, with the Vikings beating Saugus handily while losing a heartbreaker to North Reading at the very end.

The Vikings’ top performers included Brandon Duford, who took first in the 400-meter hurdles (63.4), 110-meter hurdles (18.1), high jump (5-4) and second in the pole vault; Austin Stevens, who took first in the pole vault (11 feet) and the triple jump (38-5); Max Luttenbacher, who won the discus (122 feet); Andrew Perilli, who won the javelin (129-5); Mark Theberge, who won the shot put (41-2); Nick Amello, who won the 400-meter run (55.1); Cam Atherton, won won the 200-meter dash (24.3) and placed second in the 100-meter dash; Ethan Smith, who won the mile (5:23) and Ryan Kent, who won the 800-meter run (2:11).

Amesbury 84, Hamilton-Wenham 62

The Amesbury boys won their second meet of the season yesterday, beating Hamilton-Wenham 84-62 to improve to 2-1 on the season. Picking up first-place finishes for Amesbury were Patrick Halloran in the 400-meter hurdles (60.2), Pat Foley in the javelin (129-6), Nick Fortuna, shot put (38-3 1/2), Alex Ingersol in the discus (112-2), Adam Elfiki in the pole vault (10 feet), Doug Masi in the 100-meter dash (11.6), Fred Halloran in the 800-meter run (3:29.6), James Stone in the 400-meter run (52.6) and the 4x400 relay team of Doug Masi, Keith Merchant, Garrett Collins and Bailey Flanagan.

Text Only | Photo Reprints

NDN Video
SNC Minute: Phils lose; Lee set to return Eagles less than a week away from training camp Could Cliff Lee's health affect trade value? McCarthy and Stairs break down the Phillies' loss 105-year-old woman throws first pitch McIlroy wins British Open, Tiger finishes 69th Astros, Aiken fail to reach deal Could Rousey beat Mayweather? Can the Panthers replace Steve Smith? Will Bengals sign Dalton to long-term deal? Offseason Report: Biggest Question Marks in the AFC West Ole Miss facing increased expectations Derek Jeter Respect Ad Delivers Larry’s Notebook: Is Jimmie Johnson Behind the Curve? Wainwright, King Felix named All-Star starters Can Tiger Woods recapture British Open magic Will Mickelson win the British Open again? Jeter soaking in final All-Star Game Jones and Altidore react to Germany's win Favorite moments from Brazil 2014
Special Features