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May 14, 2014

Local Roundup

Baseball

Triton 3, Masconomet 0

Triton won its biggest game of the season yesterday, shutting out a one-loss Masconomet team that beat the Vikings 24-6 in their last meeting earlier this year. Justin Cashman picked up the complete game shutout for the Vikings, and with the win Triton is now 5-8 on the season with a chance to sneak into the postseason still a possibility.

Newburyport 2, Saugus 1 (10 innings)

Newburyport picked up another huge win yesterday afternoon to keep its postseason hopes alive, beating Saugus 2-1 in 10 innings after Scott Webster drove in Chance Carpenter on a suicide squeeze to score the go-ahead run. Webster had three hits on the day, scored the game’s first run on an RBI base hit by Travis Wile, and also picked up the win in relief, pitching 3 innings in extras while allowing no runs and 1 hit to go with 5 strikeouts. Starter Cam Beaulieu pitched 7 innings while allowing 2 hits, no earned runs with 7 strikeouts, and after the game coach Steve Malenfant praised his pitchers and defense for their performance. Newburyport is now 6-9 on the year and faces Masconomet on Thursday.

Girls Lacrosse

Triton 16, Saugus 15

For the third time in a row, Triton edged out a tight, one goal win, this time beating Saugus 16-15 to improve to 8-5-1 on the year. Megan Muldowney led the Vikings with 5 goals and 2 assists, Skyla Lewis continued her late season surge with 4 goals and 1 assist, Nikki Sullivan had 3 goals and 1 assist, Kylie Smith had 2 goals, Sarah Ganzenmuller had a goal and 2 assists, Jess Greaney had a goal, Lily Dow had 2 assists, and goalkeeper Emma Cashman had 11 saves to help preserve the win. Triton will now have a night off before facing Newburyport for the first of a home-and-home series tomorrow afternoon at home.

Pentucket 16, Georgetown 6

Pentucket beat Georgetown 16-6 to improve to 5-8 on the season, while the Royals drop to 0-14 with the loss. Pentucket will be back in action on Thursday when the Sachems face Danvers on the road at 3:45 p.m.

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