Newburyport 10, Danvers 9
Down 6-1 at halftime, the Newburyport girls lacrosse team stormed all the way back in the second half to beat Danvers 10-9, with Julia Kipp scoring the go-ahead goal with 30 seconds remaining to give the Clippers the huge nonconference win. Kipp had 4 goals and 3 assists on the day in total, Ali Peffer scored 5 goals, Olivia Kearney had 1 goal and goalkeeper Izzy Sarra made 10 saves to help keep the Clippers in the game. Newburyport is now 8-4 and has won six straight games, and the Clippers will be back in action on Thursday when they face Triton for the first half of a home and home series.
Georgetown 5, Masconomet 4
Georgetown handed Masconomet its first loss of the year yesterday, beating the Chieftains on a walk-off sacrifice fly to right field with one out in the seventh inning. Georgetown took a 1-0 lead in the first inning before Masconomet scored twice in the second to make it a 2-1 game. Sophomore Ryan Slack tied it up later that inning with a home run to right field, and then after falling behind 4-2, Georgetown tied it again after senior catcher Dan Manning drove in two on a line drive to left. Still tied in the bottom of the seventh, sophomore Mike Goddu got a hit, then advanced to third after Ben Noelk beat out an infield single. Colby Ingraham was then intentionally walked to load the bases, setting up Alex Bornholdt walk off sacrifice fly. Bornholdt was also the game’s winning pitcher, pitching 3 scoreless innings while allowing 1 hit, 0 walks, 3 strikeouts. Senior Duncan Hough started the game and went 4 innings while allowing 4 hits, 1 strikeouts, 2 walks and 4 runs in his first start as a varsity pitcher. Georgetown is now 8-6 overall, while Masconomet falls to 14-1 on the year.
Hamilton-Wenham 10, Pentucket 5
Pentucket struggled yesterday against Hamilton-Wenham, falling behind 5-3 at the half before eventually losing 10-5. Nick Arcadipane had a goal and 2 assists, Connor Beaton had a goal and an assist, and Sam Colombo, Jeff Porter and Brendan Sullivan each had a goal. Brett Connolly had 6 saves in net. With the loss, Pentucket is now 9-4 and plays again today at home against Georgetown.