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Golf Roundup: Lynnfield repeats as Cape Ann League/Small champion

Without much fanfare, the Lynnfield golf team has had one of the best seasons of any club on the North Shore. The defending Cape Ann League/Small champions came into Thursday looking to repeat as champions and the Pioneers did exactly that.Paul O’Brien scored 32 points and Brian Corcoran and Carl Rugato each had 30 as Lynnfield rolled to a 170-107 win over Rockport at Sagamore Spring GC in Lynnfield to take the title.”They knew going in that with the quality of the team that they had a good chance to do this and they’re elated,” Lynnfield coach Roger Lauzon said.Matt Connolly continued his solid play with 28 points while Matt Dario scored 26 and Joe Anderson had 24.Peabody 60, Winthrop 12At The Meadow at Peabody, the Tanners (6-1-1) put on one of the best displays coach Rick Sapienza has seen in his 11 years of being in charge.All but two players broke 40 and three players shot under par in the rout.Joshua Page was medalist with a 2-under par 34 in his 8 1/2-1/2 win at No. 1. James Noftle shot 1-under in his 5 1/2-3 1/2 win at No. 3 and Pat Dumas was 1-under in a 7-2 win at No. 7.Taylor Shalin shot even par in an 8-1 win at No. 2. Carl Serra won 8-1 at No. 4; Kevin Farney won 8-1 at No. 5; Tom Rogers won 7 1/2-1 1/2 at No. 6 and Gary Idice won by the same score at No. 8.St. Mary’s 220, Spellman 171At DW Field GC in Brockton, the Spartans (9-2) had one of the best days the program has ever had. The 220-point total is one off the school record.Jesse Powers’ 1-under par 35 was best for St. Mary’s, netting 38 points. Jon Baldwin shot 37 to score 34 points and Kevin McCarthy shot 38 for 32 points.Marblehead 52 1/2, English 19 1/2At Tedesco CC in Marblehead, Scott Flaherty halved his match at No. 6 for the 0-9 Bulldogs. Derek Stevens lost 5-4 at No. 1 and Justin Ford played well in a loss at No. 7.Gloucester 42, Classical 30At Gannon Golf Course in Lynn, the Rams (2-6) fared respectably against one of the top teams in the Northeastern Conference. Bobby Adams took a 5-4 win at No. 5 and Justin Merrill was a 7-2 winner at No. 7 while James Marconi halved his match in the four-spot.Swampscott 40, Saugus 32At Cedar Glen in Saugus, the Big Blue (7-2) got big wins from Spencer Graham and Danny Owens to pull away in a close match. Graham beat Harry Rocheville, 7 1/2-1 1/2, at No. 3 and Owens won 6 1/2-2 1/2 over Derek Stretton in the No. 8 spot.Josh Ruskin won 5-4 over Mike Scuzzarella at No. 4 and Max Kane beat Tyler Calla at No. 7. Anthony DiLisio halved his match with Anthony Howell at No. 1.The Sachems got wins from Andrew Dalleri at No. 2 (5 1/2-3 1/2); Ryan McManus, No. 5 (5-4); and Rob Snow, No. 6 (5-4).St. John’s 232, Mal. Cath. 251At Mt. Hood GC in Melrose, the Eagles (6-2, 4-2 Catholic Conference) got a 37 from senior co-captain Bryant Cote of Lynn to lead the way. Nick Maccario and Corey Amirault each had 38s with Dan Graves shooting 39; Mike Mullavey and Emilio Bardini each shot 40.Salem 36, Danvers 36At Ferncroft CC in Danvers, the Witches (8-5-1) won only one match, Wes Keon’s 8 1/2-1/2 rout at No. 2, but managed to get a tie. Beau Theriault and Dylan Clukey halved their matches at Nos. 1 and 6.Beverly 47 1/2, Revere 24 1/2At Beverly Golf & Tennis Club, the Patriots’ (3-7) Christina Cavagnaro tied at No. 1. Jonathan Chiarelli and Ed Maglio took 5-4 losses in the Nos. 3 and 5 spots.

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