May 16, 2017
Nick Aslanian tossed a complete game, tallying five strikeouts in the win.
By MIKE ALONGI
The Lynnfield baseball team just keeps on rolling, taking down Masconomet, 7-1, on the road in Boxford on Tuesday afternoon. With the win, the Pioneers (15-1) clinched the Cape Ann League Large Division.
Nick Aslanian got the win on the mound, tossing a complete game and giving up just one run on seven hits with five strikeouts. Bryant Dana, Cooper Marengi, Matt Fiore, Kyle Hawes and Fernando Gonzalez each had one RBI in the win.
Lynnfield will travel to Newburyport for a game against the Clippers on Thursday, then they will close out the CAL schedule next Tuesday when they host North Reading for Lynnfield’s Senior Day.
Salem 8, Somerville 1
Bryan Pena got the win on the mound for Salem, giving up no earned runs and striking out two batters in five innings of work. Loany Rosario carried the big stick for the Witches on Tuesday, going 4-for-4 with a double and a three-run home run. Ruben Baez went 2-for-4 with three runs scored, while Ricardo Troncoso went 2-for-4 with a double.
The Witches (8-8) will take on Saugus at Salem State this afternoon.
Beverly 14, Peabody 0 (F/5)
In a shortened game on Tuesday, Rona Scott got the win on the mound for Beverly with nine strikeouts. Marlee Hamor led the way at the plate for Beverly (10-3), going 3-for-3 with five RBI. Cori Coults went 3-for-4 with three RBI.
Swampscott 4, St. Mary’s 1
The lone win for the Spartans came from first singles player Brady Ryan, who took his match, 6-1, 6-2.
Winthrop 3, Malden Catholic 2
Corey Cherico got the win in first singles, 6-3, 6-2, and Timmy Duyon got the win in third singles, 6-2, 6-2. The Vikings also got a win in doubles play from the team of Kevin Dorr and Jaylin Cortes, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.
Winthrop (10-4) takes on Gloucester this afternoon.
Newton North 3, St. John’s Prep 2
The Eagles got one singles win and one doubles win in a close loss on Tuesday. Mikey Prokopis got the win in third singles, 6-4, 6-3, and the team of David Cunningham and Amal Raisingani took the first doubles match, 6-2, 6-1.
St. John’s (9-4) will look for its tournament-clinching 10th win this afternoon when it hosts Concord-Carlisle.
Lynnfield 5, Rockport 0
Lynnfield got singles wins from Sarah Mezini (6-0, 6-0), Camie Foley (6-1, 6-2) and Alexa Vittiglio (7-6, 6-1) and doubles wins from the team of Katie Nugent and Allison Carey (6-1, 6-1), and the team of Rachel Strout and Makayla Maffeo (6-1, 6-2).
The Pioneers (11-1) travel to Newburyport this afternoon.
Marblehead 5, Somerville 0
The Magicians are now 16-0 and flirting with an undefeated season after a big win on Tuesday. Michelle Shub got the win in first singles, 6-2, 6-1, Hannah Porath took second singles, 6-2, 6-1, and Julia Channing won third singles, 6-0, 6-0. In doubles play, the team of Megan Ryan and Lily Frontero won the first match, 6-0, 6-0, and the team of Simone Likterov and Mariah Elder won the second match, 6-0, 6-0.
Peabody 10, Methuen 7
Colleen Crotty scored four goals to help lift the Tanners (12-2) to a non-conference win on Tuesday afternoon. Lauren Wolff had three goals and one assist, while Olivia Kiricoples had one goal and one assist. Kirsten Bradley and Jillian Amirault each had one goal and Chloe Gizzi and Sarah Buckley each had one assist.
On the defensive end, Catherine Manning, Alyssa Shashaty and Kelly Crotty all played solid games. Goalkeeper Gianna Denisco had an impressive 13 saves on the day.