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May 6, 2014

Local roundup


Newburyport Daily News

---- — Boys Lacrosse

Pentucket 15, Whittier 2

The Sachems controlled the ball for most of the game as they pounded Whittier 15-2. Jeff Porter had 5 goals and an assist, Sam Colombo had 3 goals, Connor Beaton had 2 goals and 4 assists, Nick Arcadipane had 2 goals and 3 assists, Ryan Beaton had 2 goals and an assist, Nick Zaia had a goal, Josh Wesolowski and Brendan Sullivan each had an assist, and Brett Connolly made 5 saves in net. Pentucket is now 7-2 and will play North Reading at home today.

Girls Lacrosse

Triton 15, Swampscott 13

The Triton girls lacrosse team got a big team win to beat Swampscott 15-13. Megan Muldowney scored 4 goals, Skyla Lewis had 3 goals and an assist, Nikki Sullivan had a goal and an assist, Lily Dow had 2 goals, Kylie Smith had 2 goals, Sarah Ganzenmuller had 3 assists, Hannah Clark had 2 assists and Jess Greaney had a goal. Emma Cashman made 15 saves in net, and with the win Triton is now 5-4-1 and will face Lynnfield on Wednesday.

Boys Tennis

North Reading 3, Triton 2

John DiDonato won at second singles for Triton 7-5, 6-2, and at second doubles the team of Sam Ross and Eric Ninthala won 6-3, 6-3. Triton is now 8-2 and will play again on Wednesday against Newburyport.

Pentucket 4, Lynnfield 1

Connor Aulson won at first singles 6-2, 6-3, Jack Donahue won at second singles 6-3, 6-4, the team of Andrew Dickinson and Will Koepacwicz won at second doubles 6-1, 6-2, and the team of Adam Chory and Logan Sherwood won the match of the day at first singles, winning 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Girls Tennis

Amesbury 4, Newburyport 1

Amesbury girls tennis beat Newburyport 4-1, evening the season series with the Clippers.

The match of the day was at first singles, where Newburyport freshman Michaela Corvi battled Amesbury freshman Abbie Sartori. In their first meeting on April 7, Sartori won the first set and Corvi came back to win. This time, Corvi won the first set and Sartori prevailed in three sets 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Amesbury senior Olivia King pushed her season record to 6-5, beating Newburyport junior Grace Mogren 6-0, 6-0 and Indians junior Jill Hadwen won at third singles 6-3, 6-0 against Clipper junior Caroline Marino. The doubles teams split, with Amesbury first doubles losing a tight match 6-7(4), 6-7(4) to Newburyport juniors Eliza Filipanck and Renee Vartabedian. Amesbury’s second doubles team of seniors Erika Landers and Meghan Chines defeated Newburyport’s duo of senior Colleen Moore and junior Annika Jahn.