, Newburyport, MA

May 14, 2014

Local Roundup

Newburyport Daily News

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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.

Boys Lacrosse

Newburyport 15, Saugus 0

Newburyport rolled to an easy 15-0 victory yesterday afternoon against Saugus, improving to 12-1 on the year. Will Fogel scored 3 goals for the Clippers, and Dillon Guthro made 9 saves to preserve the shutout. Newburyport will now have the rest of the week off before facing Ipswich next Monday at 4 p.m.


Manchester Essex 10, Pentucket 3

The Sachems struggled to get much going on offense yesterday during the team’s 10-3 loss to Manchester Essex. Pentucket had 6 hits as a team, with two of those coming from Maddie Binding, who went 2-3 with 2 runs. Pentucket is now 6-8 on the season and will face Saugus on the road today at 3:45 p.m.

Pentucket 5, Triton 0 (Monday)

Pentucket got a big win on Monday as the Sachems beat Triton 5-0. Jenny Nelson was fantastic for the Sachems, pitching a complete game shutout with 10 strikeouts while only giving up 2 hits and 1 walk. Maddie Binding went 2-4 with 2 runs, Tyler Feeney went 2-4 with a double, 2 RBIs and a run, Kassidy Kennefick went 2-4 with a run, and Sydney Snow went 2-4 with 2 RBIs.

Masconomet 14, Newburyport 9 (Monday)

Victoria Allman had 3 hits and 2 RBIs for the Clippers, Meg Stanton had 2 hits and 2 RBIs, Shelby O’Brien had a hit and 2 RBIs, and Molly Kelley had a triple in the Clippers’ 14-9 loss to Masconomet on Monday night. Newburyport is now 8-7 on the year and heads to North Reading today at 3:45 p.m.

Girls Tennis

Newburyport 5, Rockport 0 (Monday)

The Clippers swept Rockport with a 5-0 win on Monday to win their third match of the season. Newburyport found wins from its singles players: Michaela Corvi, Grace Mogren and Alessandra Shoffner. Corvi won 7-6, (9-7), 6-1, Mogren won 6-0, 6-3 and Shoffner won 7-5, 7-5. The Clippers also won both of their doubles matches as Eliza Filipancic and Renee Vartabedian won 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 and Colleen Moore and teammate Kaili Blazon won 6-2, 6-1.