The Peabody girls hockey team skated to a 4-1 win over Waltham Wednesday evening at James McVann-Louis O’Keefe Rink. With the win, the Tanners qualified for the state tournament. Peabody led 2-1 at the second intermission and sealed the win with a pair of goals in the third period. Sammie Mirasolo scored two goals to pace Peabody’s offense. Jessica Robert and Paige Thibedeau scored one goal each. Maria Pierce dished two assists.
The Tanners (11-3-1) are back on the ice Friday evening (5:15) when they host Beverly/Danvers.
St. Mary’s 13, Beverly 1
Codi Butt (four goals), Jenna Chaplain (three goals, one assist) and Zoe Solomons (two goals, four assists) were the top contributors for St. Mary’s.
Goalie Maddy Delano (five saves) and Ang Catino (three saves) paired up for the win.
The Spartans improved to 11-1-1 and visit Matignon Saturday (6).
St. Mary’s 4, Newburyport 3
St. Mary’s featured four goal scorers in the win. Davis Kinne, Owen Maguire, Damon Maribito and Colby Magliozzi each scored a goal. Maribito (two), Kinne, Magliozzi, Jared Coppola, Max Giardina, Brady Carpenter and Kyle Ouellette logged assists.
Spartans goalie Joe Purtell made 23 saves.
“I’m proud of the way we played,” Spartans coach Mark Lee said. “We played hard through some adversity. There were a couple bad bounces for us but we stayed focused.
“We went through the entire game with just one penalty. The discipline was there tonight.”
St. Mary’s (13-2) visits Franklin (4:30) Saturday.
“We’ve always had tough games with Franklin,” Lee said. “We lost to them a couple years back in the finals in Division 1. We always expect a battle with Franklin.”
Saugus 2, Medford 0
Nick Aiken gave the Sachems a 1-0 lead in the first period with assists from Ronnie Paolo and Lorenzo Keegan. Adam Rodrigues sealed the win with an empty-netter on an assist from Joe Cross. Saugus goalie Jack Devereaux made 27 saves for his third shutout of the season.
The Sachems (6-6-3) host Marblehead Saturday (4:30).
“Marblehead’s a real good team,” Sachems coach Jeff Natalucci said. “We’re going to have to bring our best game. We need points here over our last five games so we have to be ready to go.”
Marblehead 1, Winthrop 1
In a battle between two of the top teams in the Northeastern Conference, Winthrop’s Sam Yarrow and Marblehead’s Loch Sheridan scored the goals.
The Magicians (10-2-2) visit Saugus Saturday (4:30).
The Vikings (11-3-1) host Danvers Saturday (1:30).
English 77, Revere 45
At Revere, the Bulldogs continued to roll through the Northeastern Conference. Jarnel Guzman scored 21 points and Jack Rodriguez added 17. Mason Jean-Baptiste finished with 14.
Dillan Day led the Patriots with 14 points and six rebounds.
English (12-2) hosts Danvers Friday (7).
Revere 49, English 45
At English, the Bulldogs dropped to 6-8. Jessica Ruiz led them with 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds.
Revere’s Erika Cheever led all scorers with 25 points.
English visits Danvers Friday (7).
St. John’s Prep 45, Westford 21
The Eagles got wins from Nick Curley (106 pounds), Adam Schaeublin (113), Quinn Alexander (126), Kevin Carney (132), Ryan Garlitz (138), Matt Mitchell (145), Achilles Gikas (152), Marty Roach (160), Ben Shaw (170) and Owen Gaffney (195).
St. John’s is now 29-1.
Northeastern Conference Meet
The Marblehead swim team won first place in the boys portion of the conference meet Tuesday and the girls followed suit with a first-place finish Wednesday.
“It was actually a surprise to me this year,” Magicians Susan Guertin said. “I knew we had quite a bit of depth. Last year we graduated a lot of talent. Every year you hope the kids step up and they did. It was amazing.”
Marblehead 69, Everett 16
The Magicians got wins from Richard Decarvalho in the high jump (five feet, eight inches), Derek Testa in the shot put (40-10 1/2), Nik Kams in the 50-yard hurdles (7.5 seconds), Chris Barone in the 50 dash (5.6), Godot Gaskins in the 300 (35.5), Nate Mullins in the 600 (1:30.7), Zach Jordan in the 1000 (2:58.2), Peter Clifford in the one-mile (5:00.6) and Grant Adam in the two-mile (12:05.3).
Marblehead 72, Everett 13
Marblehead won all but one event, getting victories from Catherine Wager in the high jump (4-10), Eloisa Elston in the shot put (24-8), Cristina Botnaru in the 50 hurdles (8.4), Lydia Bongiomo in the 300 (42.0), Emily Pratt in the 600 (1:46.8), Tess Whalen in the 1000 (3:07.6), Olivia Cleary in the one-mile (6:15.0) and Bela Corsini in the two-mile (12:45.5).