The Classical volleyball team swept Malden, 3-0, Friday to improve to 8-4.
In the first set, a 25-11 win, Pamela Diaz led the way with seven service points, six of which were aces. She added nine more service points and four aces in the second set, a 25-15 win, while Yaritza Zorrilla chipped in with five service points. In the third set, a 25-19 victory, the Rams’ front court was gelling, as Maggie McHale came up with three kills and a block. Joshua Severe led servers in the third set with five points including an ace on match point.
Diaz finished with 18 service points and 10 aces. McHale had six kills, while Shanelle Barry added four kills and three blocks and Skyler Crayton chipped in with three kills and three blocks. Rhode Alcindor also had three kills and a block.
Defensively, Diaz led the Rams with 14 digs while Alytah Noum had eight digs.
The Rams visit Somerville Tuesday.
Marblehead 3, Swampscott 0
The Magicians had a good showing against rival Swampscott, winning in three sets, 25-18, 25-13 and 25-16.
Lizzie Myers had five kills and five blocks for Marblehead, while Katie Knight added another four kills and seven digs. Libero Mandy Dumais also had a good night with seven digs, and setter Izzy Curtin added 15 assists to help the Magicians improve to 8-2.
Peabody 3, Revere 0
The first two sets were tightly contested, with the Tanners eking out 25-23 and 25-22 wins. But Peabody pulled away in the final set, 25-12, to complete the sweep.
“We had really great serving in the third set,” said Peabody coach Lisa Keene, adding that the team came up with seven aces in the set.
Rachel Coleman logged 20 assists for Peabody, while Tatiana Correia had 15 digs and Martyna Kot served up five aces.
Peabody (3-0) will host Swampscott Tuesday.
Beverly 3, Winthrop 1
The Panthers topped the Vikings by set scores of 22-25, 25-17, 25-17 and 25-12. Senior middle hitter Delaney Sprague led Beverly with nine kills, while Brianna Snow added 17 digs.
Winthrop 2, Classical 1
It was another battle for the Rams as they fell in a 2-0 hole, but fought back to create chances on offense. Abbey Ierardi scored with a minute to play to make it 2-1, but Classical ran out of time to tie it up.
Chloe Kebreau, MacKenzie Shea and Mary Collins played well for the Rams (4-5), who will take on Gloucester Monday.
Lynnfield 5, Ipswich 0
Jonathan Luders stole the show for the Pioneers Friday, leading the way with two goals and two assists. Nathan Bass, Tommy Buston and Aidan Connolly also scored a goal apiece in the victory. Lynnfield (6-3-2) takes on Triton Tuesday.
St. John’s Prep 3, Catholic Memorial 1
The Eagles got goals from Sam Smith, Steven Yakita and Dave Najim to stay unbeaten at 8-0-2. The Prep is also 5-0 in the Catholic Conference.
Marblehead 3, Bedford 2
The trip west was worth it for the Magicians as they come home with a win thanks to goals from Hadley Carlton (who also had an assist), Annie Ronan and Cricket Tompkins. Holly Rowe added an assist, and Bel Sogoloff also played a strong game.
Marblehead (8-1) is back on the road for a night game in Gloucester Monday.
Salem 45 1/2, Essex Tech 26 1/2
The Witches keep winning as Salem got victories from Nick Angeramo (7-2), Tom Harrington (6-3), Ethan Doyle (7-2), Ryan Farley (7 1/2-5 1/2), Troy Zipper (5-4), Clayton Duffin (5-4) and Casey Williamson (6-3).