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May 7, 2014

Local roundup


Newburyport Daily News

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Triton 16, Lynnfield 13

Triton had a huge come-from-behind win to beat Lynnfield yesterday, erasing a 7-3 halftime deficit to win 16-13. Larry Cuddy had 5 goals and 4 assists for the Vikings, Justin Spillane had 4 goals and 1 assist, Will McCaffrey had 3 goals and 2 assists, and goaltender Nolan Smith had 14 saves. Triton is now 6-6 on the year and will head to Pentucket on Friday at 3:45 p.m.

Newburyport 16, Georgetown 10

The Clippers improved to 9-1 on the season with a big 16-10 win over Georgetown. Newburyport led the game 8-6 at halftime and closed out strong to preserve the win. Newburyport will now face Danvers on the road tomorrow at 4 p.m.

Boys Tennis

Pentucket 5, Hamilton-Wenham 0

Connor Aulson won at first singles 6-4, 7-5, Jack Donahue won 6-1, 6-3 at second singles, and Lucas Chory won 6-3, 6-4 at third singles. The team of Adam Chory and Logan Sherwood won 6-2, 6-4 at first doubles, and at second doubles, Andrew Dickinson and Will Koepacwicz won 6-2, 6-4. Pentucket is now 8-2, which qualifies the Sachems for the postseason, and they will be back in action today against North Reading at home. The match will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Newburyport 4, Amesbury 1 (Monday)

Newburyport’s Chris Kirkpatrick won again to remain unbeaten on the year, beating Nick Heitman 6-0, 6-0. The Clippers won second singles as well, with James Kipp beating Josh Eby 6-3, 6-1. Jake Shactman came back against Naill DiFazio to win third singles 3-6, 6-1, 6-2. Newburyport’s first doubles team of Sebastien Basson and Ryan Gabriel lost to Austin and Cooper Wigglesworth 6-2, 6-2. Newburyport’s team of Peter Blangiardi and Nick Cutrone won at second doubles 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, beating Amesbury’s John Gadbois and Nate Masi.

Girls Tennis

North Reading 3, Triton 2 (Monday)

Kaley Towns continued her winning streak with a win against North Reading on Monday, 7-6, 2-6, 6-1. Second doubles also won for the Vikings, as Eliza Mullen and Grace Williams played to a 6-2, 6-4 victory.

The Vikings are now 5-3 on the season.

Boys Track

Newburyport tops Pentucket

Last month, Newburyport and Pentucket finished their meet tied at 68, but had to postpone the final event — the pole vault — due to high winds. The meet was concluded yesterday, and Newburyport took the win after Alec Reduker tied his PR with an 11-0 vault. Clayton Pituck placed third with a 9-0 vault, and with the win Newburyport is now 3-3, while Pentucket drops to 1-5-1.

Ipswich 87, Newburyport 58 (Monday)

Newburyport had a tough outing against Ipswich on Monday, losing 87-58. Placing for the Clippers were Alec Reduker, who won the 400 hurdles (65.7), high jump (5-8) and high hurdles (16.5); Tom Graham, who won the 400 (52.2) and placed second in the 100; Joe Molvar, who won the 2 mile (10:49); Tim Englehart, who won the mile; Gabe Ficht, who won the 800; Brendan Byron, who placed third in the triple jump and 200; Nick Maloof, who placed second in the discus; Dan Hansen, who placed second in the javelin; Nick Fay, who placed second in the high jump; Chris Orlando, who placed second in the mile; Tyler Newfell, who placed second in the 800; Seamus Sullivan, who placed third in the javelin; Petey Conway, who placed third in the 2 mile; and Josh Molvar, who placed third in the mile.

Weston Twilight Meet

Newburyport had eight athletes competed at the Weston Twilight meet over the weekend. Three competed in the 800-meters, including Tom Graham (1:59.24), Gabe Ficht (2:04.59) and Issac Black (2:08.43); three competed in the mile, including Tim Englehart (4:38.44), Tyler Newfell (4:38.66) and Joe Molvar (4:39.01); and two competed in the 2 mile, including Chris Orlando (9:56.00) and Josh Molvar (10:44.50)

Girls Track

Ipswich 92, Newburyport 53 (Monday)

Placing for Newburyport was Liza Twomey, who won the shot put (29-6 3/4) and placed second in the long jump; Jackie Daniels and Georgia Kacher took first and second in the discus; Lily Eagan and Kim Capri took second and third in the 400 hurdles; Kacher took second in the javelin; Eagan took third in the triple jump; Kristen Mackie took second in the 2 mile; Isabelle Soule took second in the 100; Rachel Haley took second in the 400; Erin Carool and Alex Mackie took second and third in the mile; Eagan and Deayne Turi took second and third in the 800; Emily Noonan and Twomey took second and third in the 200; and the 4x100 team of Lauren Bean, Twomey, Noonan and Soule won with a time of 54.4.

Weston Twilight Meet

McKenna Kilian won the high jump (5-1, ties personal best) and took fourth in the 400 (61.38); Ali Attenasio took second in the pole vault (10-6, personal best), Paige Wesolowski took fifth in the pole vault (9-6, PB) and 10th in the 400 (62.12, PB) and Emma Marchant took eighth in the 2 mile (11:37.09. PB).