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May 15, 2013

Newburyport drops to .500 with loss to North Reading


Newburyport Daily News

---- — Baseball

North Reading 3, Newburyport 1

Connor MacRae allowed one earned run in the third loss in a row for Newburyport (7-7).

Masconomet 7, Pentucket 1

Josh Creamer was 3 for 4 for Pentucket (5-8). Jake Bordieanu was 1 for 3 with an RBI double.

Hamilton-Wenham 6, Triton 4

Nick Cornoni was 3 for 4 with a home run for Triton (8-7). Cote Wolcik was 3 for 3 with a stolen base. Brad Whitman and Nick Derocher each had a hit and a stolen base.

Georgetown 2, Rockport 1

Jeff Moore earned the win for Georgetown (10-5), which clinched a state-tournament berth. Moore was also 1 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored. Ben Noelk was 2 for 3.

Softball

Pentucket 13, Manchester Essex 8

Freshman Nikki O’Rourke led the Sachems (4-11) with a 3-for-4 day at the plate and five RBI. Tyler Feeney was 3 for 4. Sydney Snow was 2 for 4 with three RBI. Jenny Nelson pitched 4.2 innings in her first varsity outing.

Girls Tennis

Lynnfield 4, Pentucket 1

Coli Downey (6-0, 7-6) had the lone win for the Sachems (4-8) at first singles.

Amesbury 3, Ipswich 2

The victory gives Amesbury a single-season program record of four for the season, with four matches to go. Madison Padgett won at second singles (6-3, 7-6) for the Indians. Jill Hadwen and Olivia King won at first doubles (7-5, 2-6, 6-0). Hayley Buonodono and Emily Myer won at second doubles (7-5, 6-2).

Boys Lacrosse

Pentucket 7, Triton 6 (2OT)

Calvin Wiles scored the game-winner — his fourth goal of the game — for Pentucket (11-5) in the second overtime period. Sam Colombo and Jeff Porter added a goal and an assist each. Connor Beaton also scored a goal.

Girls Lacrosse

Pentucket 13, Triton 8

Jackie Brennan led Pentucket (7-7) with five goals. Tori Spofford added four goals. Sam Fiore tallied two goals and an assist. Sarah Wiles (1 goal, 2 assists), Audrey Moolic (1 goal) and Cammie Balentine (1 goal) also factored in the scoring for the Sachems. Tori Ruggerio made 10 saves in the win.

Girls Outdoor Track

Pentucket 94, Triton 51

Ali Attenasio won the shot put (26-11), pole vault (10-6) and high hurdles (16.9) for Pentucket (6-2). McKenna Kilian won the high jump (4-8) and 400 (1:01.1). Ayeshah Malhi (discus, 95-9), Rachel Perry (400 hurdles, 1:10.4), Emma Marchant (2-mile, 12:12.0), Marissa Porter (mile, 5:31.0) and Brianna Repke (800, 2:31.9) also won individual events. Attenasio, Hallie Milne, Colleen Kilian and Charlotte Merritt won the 4x100 relay (55.0). Jordan Balletto, Porter, McKenna Kilian and Paige Wesolowski won the 4x400 relay (4:29.5).

Amesbury 90, Newburyport 43

Marissa Randall (shot put, discus) and Isabella Prussman (high jump, long jump) won two events each for Amesbury. Renee Vigneault (2-mile), Rachel Dawes (javelin), Megan Cullen (100), Julia Shorter (mile), Amanda Martin (200), the 4x100 relay team of Annie O’Leary, Nora Robinson, Martin and Cullen; and the 4x400 relay team of O’Leary, Haley Tagliente, Kaitlin Magowan and Logan Flanagan also placed first.

For Newburyport, Lily Eagan won the 400 hurdles (1:09.4), triple jump (31-6 1/2), pole vault (7-6) and 400 (1:04.9). Rachel Haley (800, 2:38) and Birgitta Glaser (high hurdles, 17.9) also placed first.

Boys Outdoor Track

Pentucket 98, Triton 47

Tim Freiermuth, Ian Mitchell, Cooper Carifio and Jake Baribeau won two events each for Pentucket (6-2). Freiermuth won the shot put (45-3) and javelin (141-0). Mitchell won the high jump (5-8) and triple jump (39-0). Carifio placed first in the long jump (18-9) and 100 (11.7). Baribeau won the high hurdles (15.4) and 200 (23.9). Franco Pizzarella (400 hurdles, 1:00.0), Sam Coppola (mile, 5:00.00), Alex Dumas (800, 2:18.0), the 4x100 relay team of Chris Croteau, Steven Hardy, Jack Richard and Carifio; and the 4x400 relay team of Pizzarella, Alec Biese, Dan Thornton and Mitchell also finished first.

Newburyport 73, Amesbury 72

The Clippers clinched the victory with a first-place finish in the 4x400 relay. Brendan Byron, Sam Stansel, Tyler Newfell and Sawyer Updike ran on the winning relay. Tom Graham won the 100 (11.7) and 200 (23.3) for the Clippers. Joe Santo (2-mile, 11:09), Steve Preston (discus, 160-2), Alec Reduker (high jump, 5-7), Nick Carleo (mile, 4:40) and Updike (800, 2:03) also won events.

For Amesbury, Adam Elfiki won the triple jump, pole vault and high hurdles. Pat Halloran won the 400-meter hurdles and 400-meter dash. Perry Mroz (shot put), Evan King (javelin), Ryan Foley (long jump) and the 4x100 relay team of Keith Merchant, Bram Robinson, Foley and Doug Masi placed first.