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January 30, 2014

Newburyport hockey team's scoring woes continue

Boys Ice Hockey

Masconomet 4, Newburyport 1

Matt Kelleher scored the lone goal for Newburyport (6-6-1) on an assist from Ben Mirageas. The Clippers recorded 30 shots.

“I fully believe we outplayed them,” Newburyport coach Paul Yameen said. “We can’t put the puck in the net.”

Boys Basketball

Rockport 65, Triton 57

The late-game woes continue for the Vikings (4-9), as six turnovers in the fourth quarter kept Triton from earning the victory against Rockport. Cam Armand had a monster game from outside the arc, hitting seven 3-pointers and tallying 27 points. Nick Venora finished with four points and 13 rebounds.

Girls Basketball

Pentucket 53, Georgetown 39

Pentucket (11-3) is once again tournament bound, securing its 10th win in a row. McKenna Kilian led the way for the Sachems with 16 points.

Wrestling

Lynnfield 57, Georgetown 9

The Royals fell to 10-7-1, although Matt Carey recorded a pin at 1:59 and improved his record to 12-5. Constantine Galanis continued his strong year with a 4-0 win, improving his record to 30-6.

Boys Indoor Track

Newburyport 54, Amesbury 32

Newburyport (10-0) clinched a Cape Ann League regular-season title for the fourth year in a row Tuesday night. Alec Reduker won the high hurdles (5.6) and high jump (5-8). Jared Healey (40-yard dash, 4.80), Nick Carleo (2-mile, 11:02), Tom Graham (300, 42.0), Andrew Beaupre (shot put, 42-4), Gabe Ficht (600, 1:38) and James Nutter (600, 1:38) placed first for the Clippers.

“Winning the CAL is always a major part of our plan,” Newburyport coach Tim Foley said.

The Amesbury (6-4) first-place finishers included Jim Stone (1,000), Cole Legg (mile) and the mile relay team of Bailey Flanagan, Keith Merchant, Ben Cullen and Stone.

Pentucket 46, Triton 40

Pentucket 55, Saugus 31

Liam Corkery (40-yard dash, 4.9), Drew Capener (2-mile, 11:38), David Greene (300, 41.9), Sam Coppola (600), Chad Legault (shot put, 36-8) and Alex Demeule (1,000) won individual events for the Sachems (5-5). Demeule, Carlos DelCastillo, Capener and Coppola clinched the win over Triton with a first-place finish in the 4x400 relay.

Girls Indoor Track

Newburyport 58, Amesbury 28

The Clippers improved to 4-6 with first-place finishes from Amanda Kenney (high hurdles, 6.7), Becca Speak (40-yard dash, 5.6), Sammie Lor (high jump, 4-8), Kelly Conway (2-mile, 12:58) and Bella Palma (600, 1:59). Newburyport’s 4x400 relay team of Liza Twomey, Kenney, Lily Eagan and Palma also placed first (4:57).

The Amesbury (2-8) first-place finishers included Marissa Randall, who set a new school record in the shot put (35-6), Julia Shorter (100 meters) and Samantha Stone (2-mile).

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