The St. Mary’s boys basketball team grabbed another big win Sunday afternoon, defeating St. John’s Prep 72-53 at Pat Connaughton Court in Danvers.
Ademide Badmus logged a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Badmus also tallied six assists.
“Ademide’s getting in better shape,” St. Mary’s coach Dave Brown said. “He does a great job for us. He’s great handling the press, he’s a great scorer and guys are feeding him the ball.”
Jalen Echevarria scored 17 points with seven assists. Marvens Rosirus swished four 3-pointers and scored 12 points.
“A big spark for us was Marvens coming off the bench and hitting those four 3-pointers,” Brown said.
“It’s the first time I’ve beaten the Prep as a coach. They’ve been one of the better teams in the state. It’s a big win for our program.”
For the Eagles, Will Batchelder led the scoring with 13 points.
St. Mary’s (2-0) visits Arlington Catholic Monday (6:30).
St. John’s (1-2) visits Malden Tuesday (7).
Fenwick 1, Arl. Cath. 0
The lone goal was scored by Nick Muzi with an assist from Ian Worthley. Fenwick killed a five-minute major penalty in the third period to seal the win. The penalty was assessed with eight minutes remaining.
Jake Muniz made 19 saves for the shutout win.
“My team showed a lot of character after losing to Triton the way we did last week,” Crusaders coach Jim Quinlan said, “also with how we played down five on four in the last minutes of the game. I’m proud of every one of them.”
Fenwick visits St. Mary’s Wednesday night (8).
“We’ve never beaten St. Mary’s so it’ll be great to come out and beat them,” Quinlan said. “If we win that game we’ll be 2-0 in the conference. St. Mary’s is a great team and they’re hard to beat in Lynn.”
Marblehead 4, Medford 1
The Magicians improved to 2-0 on the season. Medford took a 1-0 lead on Shawn Nestor’s goal (assist from Cole Brennan) before Marblehead scored four unanswered tallies to seal its victory.
Hayden Leveroni, Eli Feingold, Will Schull and Charlie McGurrin each scored one goal. Colin Hart distributed two assists, while Paul Heffernan and Jacob Garfield each tallied one assist.
Beverly 0, Saugus 0
At Endicott College, the Sachems tied for the second straight game. Saugus goalie Jack Devereaux played a solid game in net and tallied 21 saves. The Sachems are 0-0-2.
Hingham 5, St. John’s 2
At Essex Sports Center, St. John’s dropped its season opener and is 0-1. Ryan Bradley and Zach Scarpola each scored one goal for the Eagles.
Winthrop 9, Beverly 3
The Vikings improved to 2-0. Bella Perrotti (two goals, two assists), Emma Carleton (two goals) and Mia Martucci (one goal, three assists) paced Winthrop’s offense. Martucci’s goal was the first of her varsity career.
“It was a big conference win for us,” Winthrop coach Anthony Martucci said. “It was good experience for some of our younger players to mix it up with a tough team like Beverly.”
Goalie Summer Tallent made 13 saves.
“Summer’s a battler,” Martucci said. “She’s a fantastic competitor and she made so many nice saves.”
Fenwick 4, Wilmington 1
Gabby Davern’s two goals led the Crusaders to their second win of the season. Lexi McNeil and Lauren Dirarian each scored one goal. Goalie Daphne Jalbert made 21 saves.
Medford 3, Marblehead 2
Sydney Cresta and Mia Salah each score one goal for the Magicians. Marblehead’s 1-2 this season.
St. John’s 42, Salem (NH) 30
St. John’s 36, Lawrence 30
Franklin 36, St. John’s 29
The Eagles are now 7-1 this season. Going 3-0 for St. John’s were Nick Curley (106 pounds), Ryan Garlitz (138) and Achilles Gikas (152).