Sports Roundup: Jets take down Latin Academy

John DiFilippo is one of three Jets that were named NEC All-Stars. (Item Photo by Katie Morrison)

Tied 3-3 with just under 10 minutes to go in the game, the Lynn Jets hockey team got consecutive shorthanded goals from John DiFilippo and Sean Devin to take control of the game and notch a 6-4 win over Latin Academy at Northeastern.

DiFilippo finished the game with three goals and one assist, while Brian Clougherty continued his stellar season with one goal and two assists, bringing his point total to 56 on the season. Devin had one goal and one assist, Travis Ryan had one goal, Mike Clougherty had four assists and Matt Devin had one assist.

The Jets (10-4-3) will host Dracut on Saturday at Connery Rink for Lynn’s Senior Day.

Danvers 6, Masconomet 6

Despite giving up the most goals in a single game all year, the Falcons were able to force a draw on a Matt Taylor goal with just under three minutes to go in the third period. Conor Purtell and Jared Mscisz have each scored two goals, while Nic DiSciullo had one goal.

Danvers (15-1-1) visits Chelmsford Wednesday.

St. John’s Prep 7, Austin Prep 4

David Sacco led the way with two goals and one assist, while Brian Carrabes added one goal and one assist. Jack Gilligan, Matty Tighe and Ryan Bradley each had one goal, Ryan Farrow had three assists and Pat Moran had one assist.

The Eagles (10-3-3) will be back at Essex Sports Center on Wednesday to host Arlington Catholic.

Malden Catholic 5, Braintree 2

Jerry Brazile had two goals to lead the way for the Lancers, while Alex Nazarian and Colin Nestor scored one goal apiece.

Malden Catholic (6-8-3) has nearly a full week off before getting back in action on Sunday to host Fairfield College Prep (Conn.).

Marblehead 9, Peabody 3

The Magicians’ offense ran wild, improving to 2-12-4 on the year. Zach Titus, Loch Sheridan and Stephen Pappas were among the goal scorers for Marblehead, while Jacob Garfield and Drew Cioffi added assists. The Magicians (2-12-4) will host Nantucket on Wednesday at Rockett Arena in Salem.

Peabody got two goals from Nick Capillo, while Andrew Phillips scored the third. The Tanners (0-16-0) will host Masconomet in the Bob Driscoll Can-Do Classic at McVan/O’Keefe Memorial Rink on Wednesday.


St. Mary’s 80, Mystic Valley 48

The Spartans (14-6) raced out to a 56-17 halftime lead on their way to the big win over the Eagles (15-3) . Pamela Gonzalez (15 points) and Olivia Nazaire (12 points) scored all their points in the first half while the Spartans were led  by sophomore Gabby Torres (21 points).

Olivia Matela (11 points) and Nicolette D’Itria (7 points, 6 assists) also had good games for St. Mary’s.

Menel Lamadzema led Mystic Valley with 23 points.

The Spartans are back in action on Thursday when they host Fenwick for a CCL tilt.

Saugus 46, Triton 32

The Sachems earned their 10th win and grabbed a spot in the upcoming state tournament with a solid win on Monday. Taylor Bogdanski led the way with 16 points, while Allie Kotkowski and Alessia Salzillo each had nine points.

Saugus (10-7) will host Salem tonight.

Newburyport 56, Peabody 37

Despite Catherine Manning’s huge double-double (13 points, 17 rebounds), the Tanners fell into a deep hole early in the second half and couldn’t recover from there. Serena Laro added six points and seven steals, while Jonalyn Carpenter had two points and played great defense all night.

The loss puts Peabody (6-10) in a tough position, as the Tanners now need to win their final four games in order to make it into the tournament. Peabody will host Gloucester this evening.

Swampscott 37, Marblehead 30

Nikki Rosa had 20 points to lead the way for Swampscott, while Grace DiGrande had seven points. The Big Blue (9-7) will look for their tournament-clinching 10th win tonight against Danvers.

Emily Clough had a double-double for the Magicians, finishing with 10 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks. Madi Ernst added six points and five rebounds in the win.

Marblehead visits Malden tonight.


Hamilton-Wenham 68, Tech 45

Rob Wallace scored 17 points and grabbed 20 rebounds, while Belmin Berilo added 10 points. The Tigers (11-7) host Minuteman this evening (5:30).

“I’m hoping we get back on track,” Tech coach Stevie Patrick said. “We played well defensively. It was offense. We didn’t see the ball go in the first three quarters and we kind of checked out.”

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