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April 12, 2014

Local roundup


Newburyport Daily News

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Newburyport 86, Hamilton-Wenham 59

Newburyport beat Hamilton-Wenham solidly last night, sweeping the javelin, shot put and 800-meter run while also performing solidly in the distance events.

The top performers for Newburyport included Drew Beaupre, who won the shot put (39-8) and placed second in the discus; Alec Reduker, who won the high jump (5-9), pole vault (9-6) and placed second in the high hurdles and 400 hurdles; Tom Graham, who won the 100-meter dash (11.2), 400-meter run (52.2) and placed second in the long jump; Nick Carleo, who won the 2-mile (9:42) and placed second in the 400; Gabe Ficht, who won the 800 (2:05); Shane Buchannan, who won the javelin (120 feet) and placed second in the shot put; and Brendan Byron, who won the 200 (24.4). Other placers were Dan Hansen (second in javelin), Jack Kelley (third in javelin), Nick Maloof (third in shot put and 400 hurdles), Ronnie Mwai (third in triple jump), Nick Fay (second in high jump), Joe Molvar (third in 2-mile), Chris Orlando (second in 800), Issac Black (third in 800), and Ryan Stuart (second in 200).

Girls Track

Hamilton-Wenham 99 1/3, Newburyport 44 2/3

The Newburyport girls had a tough meet against Hamilton-Wenham, losing 99 1/3 to 44 2/3.

The top performers for the Clippers were Lily Eagan, who won the 400 hurdles (70.1), placed second in the 400 (63.5) and placed third in the triple jump and pole vault; Liza Twomey, who won the shot put (27-11) and placed third in the long jump and 100-meter dash; Georgia Kacher, who placed second in the javelin and third in the discus; Rachel Haley, who placed second in the 800; Isabelle Soule, who placed second in the 200; Erin Carroll, who placed second in the 2-mile; Birgitta Galser and Julia Frisch, who each tied for third in the high jump; Marcella Mastracola, who placed third in the 2-mile and Deayne Turi, who placed third in the 800. The 4x100 relay team of Frisch, Twomey, Emily Noonan and Soule also took first, finishing in 53.7 seconds.

Baseball

Georgetown 16, Ipswich 5

The Royals beat Ipswich 16-5 on Thursday afternoon, improving to 2-1 on the season. Patrick Slack got the win for Georgetown to move to 2-0, and he also went 2-3 with 3 RBIs at the plate. In addition, Kyle Nelson went 3-3 with 2 runs scored and 4 RBIs, Mike Goddu went 2-4 with 3 runs and an RBI, and Ben Noelk went 3-4 with 3 runs and an RBI.