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Marblehead's Grace Arthur had three goals in a win over Somerville (Katie Morrison)

The Marblehead girls soccer team recorded its first win of the season Thursday afternoon, shutting down Somerville, 5-0, in a Northeastern Conference matchup.

Grace Arthur led the way with three goals, while Carter Murray scored two goals. Meeghan Cronin added two assists and Megan Downey and Lily Gregory each had one assist.

Marblehead (1-3) hosts Beverly Monday at Piper Field.


Revere 4, English 1

At Manning, Revere freshman Carolina Bettero scored three goals and freshman Madeline Yanes scored her first career goal.

For the Bulldogs, Melissa Zayas scored the lone goal- her 11th goal in six games. Ariana Garcia led English’s defense. English (2-4) visits Greater Lawrence Friday (4).

Lynnfield 2, Newburyport 1
Anna Maria Ferrante’s game-winning goal with less than 30 seconds to play in the game sealed Lynnfield’s victory.
Trailing 1-0 with nine minutes left, Ashley Mitchell scored off a free kick from the corner, knocking it through the Clippers’ keeper on the near post to tie the game, 1-1.  Ferrante blasted a shot from just outside the box to beat the keeper, top shelf just under the crossbar.
“She turned, then just ripped a shot past their keeper,” said Lynnfield coach Mark Vermont. “It was a great battle and it feels really great to finally get a win like this against them. We switched things up a little and one of the keys was Lauren Mitchell did a fantastic job man-marking their top scorer, Cricket Good, so once that took her out of the game, that was the difference.
Pioneer keeper Amberly McCarter made three saves to pick up the win.

Tech 10, Minuteman 0

Omer Pojoy and Bibek Gurung each logged a hat trick. Yeferson Lopez scored two goals, while Henry Martinez and Yunior Ramirez each scored once.

“Even though we were short because we only had 14 players, I thought we played well and all the kids reacted to the game very well,” Tigers coach Eric Moreno said. “We all played together as a team and we got a big win.”
Tech improved to 3-2-2.

Classical 2, Salem 1

Jenner Robles and Alex Ixlaj each found the back of the net at Salem as the Rams remain undefeated in Northeastern Conference play. Goalie Dan Cortes made a game-saving one-one-one save in the closing stretch.

Peabody 6, Marblehead 0

Johnny Alves led Peabody with three goals and one assist. Dylan Guarino, Pablo Hernandez and Josh Atemkeng each scored once. Atemkeng distributed two assists.

Will Machado made seven saves for the shutout.

“We’re 2-0-1. It was a good win tonight,” Peabody coach Stan McKeen said. “It was complete. We controlled all phases well. It was the bes game we’ve played so far.”

Peabody hosts Danvers Monday (4).


Classical 3, Salem 0

The Rams put forth a solid performance Thursday afternoon, taking their match in straight sets, 25-14, 25-9, 25-10.

Amber Crayton had 12 service points and five aces, while Pamela Diaz had 11 service points and seven aces. Shanelle Belmer-Barry and Skyler Crayton each contributed four kills, while Maggie McHale had three kills and three assists.

Classical (3-2) plays on the road at English Monday.

Revere 3, Swampscott 0

Despite keeping each set close, the Big Blue fell in straight sets at home Thursday afternoon. The set scores were 20-25, 16-25, 19-25.

Junior captain Cassidy Ryan had 11 assists in the loss, while junior Alexa Papazoglou had six service aces. Junior Morgan Linehan had four kills, junior Hannah Swanstrom had 10 digs and senior captain Alexa Winter had six blocks.

Peabody 3, Winthrop 0

The Tanners earned a solid win in straight sets Thursday, 25-15, 25-16, 25-12.

Rachel Coleman had a big offensive day with 19 assists and two kills, while Tatiana Correia contributed 15 digs and three aces. Jonalyn Carter, Ava LaValle and Martyna Kot combined for 16 kills in the win.

Peabody (4-2) hosts Lynnfield Monday.

Danvers 3, Beverly 0

Beverly started off strong, but still lost in straight sets, 20-25, 15-25, 15-25.

Senior Kate Mulligan had five kills in the loss, while Avery Barror, Sophie McGarigal and Alice Malgara all played well for the Panthers.

Marblehead 3, Somerville 1

After dropping the opening set, the Magicians rallied to earn a solid win over Somerville Thursday, 21-25, 25-20, 25-9, 25-11.

Emmaline Smith led the way with 19 assists in the win, while Abby Schwartz had seven kills. Kika Ludovica and Haley Lemieux each had six kills.

Marblehead (4-2) takes on Andover Friday evening.


St. Mary’s 161, Arlington Catholic 125

The Spartans bounced back from their loss to BC High with a solid win over a Catholic Central League foe at Winchester Country Club Thursday.

Christian Emmerich led St. Mary’s with 32 points, while Aidan Emmerich contributed 26 points. Luke Smith and Luke Sargent each scored 23 points, while Nick Cicolini had 22 points. Pete Pagliuca (18 points) and Owen Maguire (17 points) rounded out the scorers for the Spartans.

St. Mary’s (4-2) take on Cardinal Spellman Monday.

Marblehead 36 1/2, Gloucester 35 1/2

Marblehead came out on top in a battle of unbeatens Thursday afternoon with a close win over Gloucester at Tedesco Country Club.

Ben Gansenberg won his match 7 1/2-1 1/2, while Ben Weed and Sam Thompson both won their respective matches 5-4. Brendan Locke tied his match 4 1/2-4 1/2.

Marblehead (3-0) will face another tough test Wednesday when it goes up against another undefeated team, Danvers, at Ferncroft Country Club.


In his first cross country meet, St. Mary’s junior Tabon Maynor was the first overall runner in a tri-meet with Austin Prep and Lowell Catholic Thursday at Austin Prep with a winning time of 17:52. St Mary’s had three runners finish in the top 10, including senior captain Mike Carroll in seventh place and eighth grader Anthony D’Itria in eighth place.


Marblehead 7, Everett 0

Sophie Collins led the way for the Magicians with three goals, while Bryn Burton scored two goals. Amanda Schillinger and Jane O’Neil each scored one goal. Madi Monahan had three assists, while Emily Clough, Robin Arts, Callie O’Niel and Bella Corsini each had one assist.

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