, Newburyport, MA

September 4, 2013

Carleo paces Newburyport in opener

Newburyport Daily News

---- — Boys Cross-Country

Newburyport 22, Hamilton-Wenham 37

The two-time defending Division 5 state champion Clippers started the season with a win at Maudslay State Park. Nick Carleo (15:45) placed first. Chris Orlando (3rd, 16:37), Joe Molvar (4th, 16:47), Josh Molvar (6th, 17:16) and Tim Englehart (8th, 17:46) rounded out the scoring.

Pentucket 20, Ipswich 36

Pentucket placed second through sixth in its opening-meet victory. Sam Coppola (17:56), Drew Kapener (18:16), Alex DeMeule (18:20), Cooper Carifio (19:08) and Jeremy Binding (19:13) finished in order after Ipswich’s top runner.

Manchester Essex 21, Amesbury 34

Liam Gallagher was Amesbury’s top finisher, placing fourth in 17:13. Jim Stone and Riley O’Connor placed fifth and sixth, respectively.

Masconomet 15, Triton 50

Austin Stevens (9th, 19:37), Dan Horgan (10th, 19:37), Ryan Sheedy (12th, 19:50), Curran Callewaert (13th, 19:57) and Will McCaffrey (16th, 20:22) factored in the scoring for Triton.

Girls Cross-Country

Pentucket 28, Ipswich 29

Kasey Mann placed second (21:40) for Pentucket at Pipestave Hill, a 2.95-mile course. Emma Marchant placed fourth (22:02). Kelsi McNamara (5th, 22:32), Sophie Capoeinco (8th, 24:17) and Brianna Repke (9th, 24:21) rounded out the scoring for the Sachems.

Manchester Essex 21, Amesbury 34

Julia Shorter had Amesbury’s top finish, placing third in 21:01. Samantha Stone and Halie Gibadlo placed fifth and seventh, respectively.

Hamilton-Wenham 15, Newburyport 50

Kristen Mackie (8th, 20:56), Kelly Conway (9th, 21:14), Rachel Haley (10th, 21:20), Olivia Kearney (12th, 22:01) and Rose Hart (14th, 22:13) factored in the scoring for Newburyport.

Masconomet 23, Triton 36

Liz Willmonton (2nd, 21:09), Maddie Quigley (3rd, 21:29), Audrey Martin (10th, 23:30), Nicole Sullivan (12th, 23:48) and Ceili Riccio (13th, 24:21) placed for Triton.

Girls Soccer

Ipswich 2, Amesbury 1

The Indians fell for the first time in the regular season since 2011. Jill Hadwen scored a goal, and Colleen Noonan had the assist. Kelly DiFazio and Noonan played well defensively.


Amesbury 153, North Reading 151

Sophomore Brendan Foley led Amesbury by shooting 2-over par (32 points). Kyle Patterson (30 points), Andrew Calvani (24) and Anthony Tomkiewicz (23) also contributed.

Manchester Essex 151, Pentucket 99

Krystal Knight led Pentucket with 26 points. John Sirois had 23. Brandon Daniels (16), Michael Aiduk (15) and Dan Beaton (10) also contributed.

Newburyport 170, Lynnfield 158

Newburyport received 32 points each from Brendan Crowther and Ben Ventura. Travis Koocher scored 29, and Kyle Bushnell had 28 for the Clippers. Steven Simkins (25) and Griffin Brown (24) rounded out the scoring.