Langlois wins 200th
Pentucket boys soccer coach Christian Langlois earned his 200th career win as the Sachems got a late goal from Max Markuns to beat Danvers 3-2. Markuns scored with about five minutes to play to break a 2-2 tie, and before that Pentucket got goals by Matt Tineo and JoJo MacDonald to take a 2-1 lead into halftime. With the win Pentucket is now 9-2-1 and has clinched a postseason berth for the 10th straight season. The team celebrated in grand fashion, dousing coach Langlois with the water cooler. You can see that for yourself in a video posted on Pentucket principal Jonathan Seymour’s Twitter account (@SeymourJonathan).
Amesbury punches ticket
The Amesbury girls soccer team also clinched its postseason berth, beating top CAL Baker Division rival Manchester Essex 1-0. Alyssa Pettet scored her 10th goal of the season off an MK McElaney assist, and Alli Napoli made seven saves to record the shutout. Amesbury is now 7-1-4 on the year.
Meg Freiermuth had the best game of her young career for Pentucket field hockey on Tuesday, as the sophomore recorded a hat trick plus an assist in her team’s 5-0 win over Hamilton-Wenham. Pentucket also got goals from Hannah Babcock and Haley Dwight, along with two assists from Meghan Bean and one from Talia Beech. Pentucket is now 7-3-2 on the season.
Tribastone takes charge
Newburyport’s Julia Tribastone recorded a hat trick to lead the Clipper field hockey team to a 4-0 win over Rockport on Tuesday. Shannon Brennan also had a goal and an assist, and Alex Sirek and Emily Fuller each tallied assists as well as Newburyport improved to 6-4-2 on the season.
Jennings, Currie lead
The dynamic duo of Jacey Jennings and Mackenzie Currie ran roughshod over Methuen in Pentucket girls soccer’s 6-2 win. Jennings recorded a hat trick plus an assist, bringing her season total to 11 goals and 11 assists, while Currie scored two goals to bring her area-best goal mark to 14. Sage Seymour scored as well and Megan Reading and Tess Graham tallied assists for the 7-3-2 Sachems.
Amesbury boys cross country pulled out a razor-thin victory over Lynnfield on Tuesday, 27-28. Ethan Rowe was the Indians’ first finisher, taking second overall (16:25), followed by Alex Pucillo in third (16:51), Carter Higgins in fifth (17:01), Jimmy Gjikopulli in seventh (17:17) and Oliver Hogg in 10th (17:35). The girls also won their meet 22-39, with Maddie Ziomek placing first overall (20:25) followed by Abby Allain in third (20:58), Ryanne Leary in fifth (21:09), Saddie Cacho-Negrete in sixth (21:10) and Jayne McCue in seventh (21:13).
River Rival Youth Wrestling
Registration is now open for River Rival Youth Wrestling. The program is open to boys and girls in grades 1-8 and is intended to develop future wrestlers for the Triton, Pentucket-Newburyport and Georgetown-Ipswich high school teams. A free Open Mat Night will be held at the Perley Elementary School in Georgetown on Tuesday, Nov. 5, with grades 1-3 from 6-7 p.m. and 4-8 from 7-8 p.m. The program’s season runs November through February, with grades 1-3 meeting Monday nights at Triton Regional High School and grades 4-8 on Mondays at Pentucket Regional High School and Thursdays at Perley from 6 to 7:30 p.m. To register, or for more information, go to www.riverrivalwrestling.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.