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May 1, 2013

Kelleher's goal in final seconds lifts Port

Boys Lacrosse

Newburyport 11, North Reading 10

Newburyport (6-1) exacted revenge on the team that beat it out for a Cape Ann League title last year. Tyler Matses tallied three goals and four assists. Mike Shay had three goals and two assists. Matt Kelleher scored three goals, including the game-winner with seven seconds remaining. Nick Federico scored two goals. Jared Healey had an assist. Dillon Guthro made eight saves. North Reading led 6-2 at halftime.

Pentucket 5, Georgetown 3

Jared Warren scored two goals for Georgetown (4-5). Alex Brannon had one. Nick DePasquale and Zack Graham had assists. Joe Mangano had 13 saves.

Girls Tennis

Pentucket 4, Amesbury 1

Nicole Downey (6-0, 6-2) and Boo Torrisi (4-6, 6-4, 6-0) collected singles wins for Pentucket. Anna Quattrini and Beebee Jackson (6-2, 6-4) won at first doubles. Maddie Torrisi and Lindsey Karalias (6-4, 6-4) won at second doubles for the Sachems (2-4).

Olivia King earned the victory for Amesbury (2-6) at second singles (5-7, 7-5, 7-5).

Baseball

Newburyport 3, Ipswich 0

Evan Habib logged a three-hit shutout for the Clippers (4-4). Colton Fontaine had two hits, an RBI and two stolen bases. Connor MacRae had two hits.

Pentucket 5, Georgetown 4

Pentucket (2-5) overcame a 4-1 sixth-inning deficit to knock off Georgetown (7-2). Ryan Kuchar and Josh Creamer pitched well in relief. D.J. Engelke and John Sirios had two hits and one RBI each.

Amesbury 5, Masconomet 2

Nick Hawrylciw earned the victory for Amesbury (5-4), pitching six innings. He allowed eight hits, two walks and struck out three. Andy Reidy earned the save when he struck out the side with the bases loaded in the seventh. Coach Gene Burnham earned his first victory over Masconomet in his six years as coach. Adam Ivancic and Ben Cullen both went 2 for 4 with two singles for the Indians. Devlin Gobeil was 1 for 3 with two runs scored. Mac Short was 1 for 1 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Girls Lacrosse

Pentucket 18, Georgetown 16

Tori Spofford had four goals and one assist for Pentucket (4-3). Sam Fiore also scored four goals. Jackie Brennan (3 goals), Sarah Wiles (3 goals), Liza Brackbill (1 goal), Audrey Moolic (1 goal), Julie Stasiuk (1 goal), Cammie Balentine (1 goal) and Ana Moura Cook (1 assist) also figured in the scoring for Pentucket. Goalie Tori Ruggerio made nine saves.

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