Royals shut out
The Georgetown football team fell in its opener to Cathedral 26-6. Cathedral junior Bryan Cedeno had 146 yards on the ground and accounted for two touchdowns, while junior Justice Turner chipped in two touchdowns of his own. The Royals travel to face tough Commonwealth Conference opponent Greater Lawrence on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Wallace named new president of NBBA
Jerry Wallace has been named Steve MacRae’s successor as the president of the Newburyport Boys Basketball Association. Wallace has been a member of the NBBA Board for four years, and has been coaching in the league for 10 years. Registration for the upcoming season is open at http://freeteams.net/nbba/. The league will be introducing skills and drills clinics for first- and second-graders teaching basic fundamentals this season.
Triton off to strong start in field hockey
The Triton field hockey team is off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2005 after posting a victory over Saugus on Saturday.
BOYS SOCCER: Newburyport at Hamilton-Wenham, 3:45 p.m.; Amesbury at Manchester Essex, 7:30 p.m.; Triton at Saugus, 3:45 p.m.; Pentucket at Masconomet, 3:45 p.m.
GIRLS SOCCER: Hamilton-Wenham at Newburyport, 3:45 p.m.; Manchester Essex at Amesbury, 3:45 p.m.; Saugus at Triton, 7 p.m.; Masconomet at Pentucket, 3:45 p.m.
GOLF: Amesbury at Newburyport, 3:30 p.m.; Lynnfield at Triton, 3:30 p.m.
FIELD HOCKEY: Saugus at Newburyport, 3:45 p.m.; Amesbury at Lynnfield, 3:45 p.m.; Masconomet at Triton, 3:45 p.m.