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April 9, 2014

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Girls Track

Pentucket 96, Ipswich 49

The Pentucket girls picked up their first win of the season on Monday, blowing out Ipswich 96-49 to improve to 1-2 on the year.

The winners for the Sachems included Ali Attenasio, who won the long jump (16-1 1/2), pole vault (9-6) and placed second in the high hurdles (17.16); McKenna Kilian, who won the shot put (27-3 3/4) and high jump (5 feet); Ayeshah Malhi, who won the discus (102 feet) and placed third in the shot put (26-6 1/4); Sarah Steele, who won the javelin (94-4); Emma Marchant, who won the 2-mile (11:57.27) and placed third in the 800-meter run (2:39.24); Kasey Mann, who won the mile (5:45.13); the 4x100 relay team (53.99), which consisted of Attenasio, Hallie Milne, Maddie Nelson and Charlotte Merritt; and the 4x400 relay team (4:24.94), which included Ellison Seymour, Carolyn Modlish, Kilian and Paige Wesolowski.

North Reading 91, Triton 54

Saugus 75, Triton 70

The Triton girls started their season off with a difficult tri-meet against Saugus and North Reading, and despite a number of strong performances, the team’s lack of depth ultimately proved costly.

Kerstin Darsney had a big day to open her season, winning the 200 (26.1), long jump (16-1) and triple jump (34-11) while placing second in the high hurdles against Saugus. Liz Willmonton won the 2-mile (12:49), Maddie Quigley won the mile (5:28), Jessica Savage won the 800-meter run (2:36), Laura Frackiewicz won the 400-meter run (64.8), Skyler Accomando won the pole vault (6-6) and Abby Ostrander won the discus (74 feet). Audrey Martin also placed first in the high jump against North Reading, winning with a jump of 4-8.

Hamilton-Wenham 95, Amesbury 50

The Amesbury girls lost big to Hamilton-Wenham 95-50, falling to 1-1-1 on the season. Picking up first place finishes were Rachel Dawes in the javelin (96-7), Marissa Randall in the shot put (35-7 1/2), Isabel Prussman in the long jump (15-2), and Julia Shorter pole vault (7 feet).

Girls Tennis

Newburyport 3, Amesbury 2

The Newburyport girls tennis team beat Amesbury 3-2 in a tightly contested contest on Monday night, taking two out of three singles matches while splitting the two doubles contests.

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