Needing to rack up points to cement a spot in the state tournament, the Lynn Classical girls soccer team answered the bell with a 6-0 victory over Revere. The Rams featured six different goal scorers. Jayla Blevins and Ciara Collins scored their first varsity goals while Mary Collins, Olivia Pedro, Abby Ierardi and Mackenzie Shea also found the back of the net.
“It was great to see different girls get on the scoreboard,” Classical coach Mark Ierardi said. “We stressed consistency. We consistently possessed the ball, moved it smartly and made great passes.”
Goalie Madison Dana earned her second consecutive shutout win.
Classical needs six points to clinch a state tournament berth with five games remaining.
“We need wins against anybody and everybody,” Ierardi said. “We’re just taking it one game at a time, but every game from now on is a playoff game for us.”
Saugus 8, Salem 1
The Sachems led 2-1 at halftime before exploding for six goals in the second half to keep their undefeated record. The star of the afternoon for Saugus was Allie Kotkowski, who scored four goals. Alivia Burke scored two goals. Gabriella Moreschi (first varsity goal) and Jess Carter each scored one.
Jamie Rodriguez, Allie LeBlanc and Rachel Nazzaro also played well.
The Sachems (14-0) visit Everett on Saturday afternoon.
Swampscott 7, Somerville 0
Haley Bernhardt had a huge game with five goals to lead the Big Blue on Thursday. Molly Frauenholz and Madeline Tribendis each had one goal in the win, while Allison Tribendis had one assist. Grace DiGrande played a great game in the midfield, Kayla Kornitsky played well on the defensive end and goalkeeper Fiona Herring notched the shutout in net.
The Big Blue (7-5-1) will take on Hoosac Valley at 3 p.m. on Saturday for Swampscott’s Senior Day.
Danvers 2, Beverly 1
Hannah Lejeune and Lydia Runnals each scored a goal for Danvers. The Falcons (11-2-1) host Reading on Saturday.
Shawsheen 1, Tech 0
The Tigers (7-5-2) take on Essex Tech today. Yese Itungano, Omer Pojoy and Juan Albornoz played well.
“We couldn’t break their defense and lost to the wind as well,” Tech coach Jeremy McKeen said. “Our guys played themselves to exhaustion. As time ran out, so did our energy.”
Somerville 24, Revere 8
The Highlanders led 24-0 in the third quarter before Revere found the end zone in the closing minutes. Calvin Boudreau scored on a two-yard keeper and found receiver Edeh Ballo for the two-point conversion.
Jonathan Murphy and Jim Kioussis each logged six tackles.
“Somerville has some really good athletes,” Revere coach Lou Cicatelli said. “They have some really good players. They have a great program.”
With the win, Somerville improves to 5-2 while Revere falls to 1-6. Both teams will await their next opponents, which will be announced on Sunday.
“We’re upbeat,” Cicatelli said. “My kids are getting better every week. We’ll make it interesting and the players are keeping their end of the bargain. They’re coming to practice and getting better.”
Medford 50 1/2, Peabody 21 1/2
The Tanners end their season with a 1-14 record.
St. Mary’s 177, Fenwick 158
The Spartans win the CCL with the victory. St. Mary’s is 16-3.
Marblehead 3, Bedford 0
Hadley Carlton, Annie Ronan and Cricket Thompkins found the back of the net for the Magicians. Assists were dished out by Carlton and Hadley Rowe. Bel Sogoloff, Caroline Driscoll, Mia Goldman and Josie Freedman also played well for the Magicians (12-2-1). Marblehead visits Beverly on Tuesday.
Swampscott 3, Classical 0
Swampscott made quick work of the Rams with set scores of 25-15, 25-13 and 25-13. Classical’s Jenna Tobin logged three service points, Maggie McHale tallied one block and a kill, Shanelle Belmer-Barry had seven digs. Emily Silva added five digs while Pamela Diaz and Alytah Noum logged four digs each. Classical (9-7) hosts English on Tuesday, when the Rams will celebrate their senior night.
Williams 3, St. Mary’s 0
The Spartans fell in straight sets with scores of 18-25, 19-25, 21-25. Alyssa Grossi had five kills and three blocks.