Sports Roundup: English duo, Lynnfield’s Marshall, shine in statewide track meet

English's Juan Avelino, left, finished second in the 100 in the state coaches' invitational Saturday. (Katie Morrison)

Kate Mitchell of Lynnfield finished second in the mile in the state coaches’ invitational meet Saturday.

The English boys track team had two impressive finishes in the state coaches’ invitational Saturday at Durfee High School in Fall River.

UMass Lowell-bound Juan Avelino placed second in the 100 in 11.22, and Samuel Adawale was sixth in the discus with a 136-05.

Also impressing at the boys meet was Kenny Okoye of Saugus, who was third in the triple jump with a 42-02.25.

At the girls meet, held at Sharon High School, Kate Mitchell of Lynnfield was second in the mile, running it in 4:59.22.

The Saugus girls’ 4×100 relay team of Serena Cacciola, Jada Okoye, Jenni Costa and Kiley Ronan finished sixth with a season-best 53.09.

Other Top 10 finishers were as follows:

Boys: Anthony Spignese, Danvers, ninth in the 400 (52.66).

Girls: All from Beverly: India Ingemi, third, 400 (58.36); Ashley Foiley, fourth, mile (5:07.28); Tyler Orlandella, third in both high jump (5-00) and triple jump (34-04.50); Stephanie MacLeod, ninth, javelin (100-07) and the 4×400 relays, fifth (4:17.56).

Masconomet 12, St. Mary’s 1

The Chieftains took a 4-0 lead after one inning of play. The Spartans kept it at a four-run deficit until the fourth inning, when Masconomet plated three more runs to stretch their lead to seven.

Jordan Cane’s RBI sac-fly in the bottom of the fourth inning accounted for St. Mary’s lone run of the game. Josh Mateo scored the run.

“We just have to move forward.

“We have to go over the breakdowns,” St. Mary’s coach Derek Dana said. “These guys have been doing a pretty good job. It’s the same the team that has won eight out of nine. We just have to compete every day.”

The Spartans (9-5) visit Williams Wednesday (3:30).

Needham 15, St. John’s 9

The Eagles struggled to get defensive stops throughout the game, which prevented them from making a comeback after giving up four straight goals on a 2-minute locked-in penalty in the second quarter.

Jack Rickards led the way for the Eagles with four goals, with two each from Bryan Pennty and Jake Surette. Dan DeLaus, Luke Brennan, and Craig Yannone scored goals as well.

Yannone was 22-of-27 in faceoffs.

St. Johns returns to action Friday (5:30) at home against Masconomet.

St. Mary’s 7, Gloucester 5

The Spartans got three goals and an assist from Brendan Laundry, with Davis Kinney scoring twice and adding an assist.

Also scoring for the Spartans were Nick Napolitano (goal, assist) and Christian LeBert (goal).

The Spartans are home tonight (7) against Lowell Catholic.

Peabody 17 Quincy 6

The Tanners moved to 11-2 (4-2 in the Northeastern Conference).

Colleen Crotty continued her effective play with Five goals and an assist, with Hailee Lomasney scoring four goals and two assists.

Maddy Lomasney chipped in with two, while Alex Houlden, Catherine Manning, Sarah Buckley, Amber Kiricoples and Abigail Ryder each scored once.

Hailie Baker and Danielle Diantgikis each registered assists.

Top defenders were Kaylyn Falco, Emily Carney, Ava Lavalle and Rachel Turner.

Goalies Olivia Lavalle and Sydney Nagle each played a  half and had a combined nine saves.



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