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May 16, 2014

Local Roundup


Newburyport Daily News

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Masconomet 8,Newburyport 2

The Newburyport baseball team suffered its 10th loss of the season yesterday by losing 8-2 to Masconomet. Newburyport’s runs came on a two-run home run from Chance Carpenter after a bunt base hit from Caleb Stott. The Clippers are now 6-10 and must win all of their remaining games in order to qualify for the postseason.

Girls Tennis

Amesbury 5,Saugus 0

Amesbury freshman Abbie Sartori beat Bianca Rosato 6-1, 6-0 at first singles, captain Olivia King beat Samantha Delaney 6-0, 6-0 at second singles, and at third singles, junior Jill Hadwen beat Ivy Coreas 6-3, 6-0. Amesbury’s first doubles team of Melina Mavroforos and Emily Myer won 6-0, 6-1 against Emma Turgeon and Courtney Whyte, and at second doubles, captain Erika Landers and Meghan Chines beat Olivia Chaves and Caitlin Williamson 6-2, 6-0. The win improves Amesbury to 6-9 on the year, matching the team’s win total from last year. The Indians will face Triton and North Reading next week.

Triton 5,Rockport 0

Kaley Towns won at first singles for the Vikings, 6-0, 6-0 to get her team off to a great start. From there, Triton never looked back, winning its remaining four matches en route to a 5-0 sweep of Rockport. Alexa Bryant won at second singles 6-1, 6-0, and Grace Williams won at third singles 6-1, 6-1. The doubles teams of Anastasia Small and Laurel White, along with Clare Delaney and Eliza Mullen, won 6-0, 6-1 and 6-1, 6-0, respectively.

Pentucket 5,Newburyport 0 (Wednesday)

The Sachems swept the Clippers on Wednesday, winning 5-0. Coli Downey remained undefeated on the year, winning 6-0, 6-0 in first singles. At second singles, Rachel Darke won 6-4, 2-6, 6-4, and at third singles, it was Beebe Jackson winning 6-1, 7-6 (9-7). Doubles also excelled for Pentucket, as Anna Quattrini and Rebecca Torrisi won 6-1, 6-3 and Maddie Torrisi and Maggie Aulson won 6-0, 6-2. Pentucket is now 7-6 on the season.

Pentucket 5,Haverhill 0 (Tuesday)

Pentucket also had a great showing on Tuesday against Haverhill, when Coli Downey won 6-1, 6-2 at first singles, Rachel Darke won 6-2, 6-2 at second singles, and Beebe Jackson won 6-2, 6-1. The team of Anna Quattrini and Rebecca Torrisi won at first doubles 6-2, 6-0, and the team of Maddie Torrisi and Taylor Aulson won at second doubles 6-3, 6-3.

Softball

Pentucket 10,Saugus 8 (Wednesday)

Freshman Molly Drescher picked up the win in her first varsity start on Wednesday, going 6 1/3 innings while allowing 2 runs on 6 hits with 3 walks and 3 strikeouts. Jenny Nelson came in relief to pick up the save, recording the final two outs by way of strikeout to end the game. Tyler Feeney went 2-4 with a run and an RBI, Mary Kate Corrado went 2-4 with a double, a run and an RBI, Kelly Murray went 1-2 with a double, 2 RBIs and a run, Kassidy Kennefick went 2-4 with 2 runs and an RBI, and Drescher had an RBI triple to support her own cause. Pentucket is now 8-8 on the year and will play again next Thursday against Georgetown at home.