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School Sports Roundup: Fenwick boys hockey stays alive in tournament hunt

Bishop Fenwick's Pat Roach (left) scored two goals in Monday's win. (Spenser R. Hasak)

The Bishop Fenwick boys hockey team had a huge night offensively on Monday, rolling to a 8-0 win over St. Peter Marian at Worcester Ice Center.

The Crusaders got two goals apiece from Ian Worthley, Jake Murphy and Pat Roach, while Matt Moniz had one goal and two assists. Diego Alvarez-Segee added one goal and Nick Muzi had two assists. Tom Estella, Aedan Grenham, Ethan Belt, Derek DelVecchio and Trey Deloury each had one assist in the win. Jake Moniz and Dylan Bloom combined for the shutout in net.

“We scored 10 seconds into the game and we played well,” Fenwick coach Jim Quinlan said. “We kept on scoring and got some confidence. I put my third and fourth lines out there and they scored some goals. We played well and stayed focused on what we had to do. Freshman Pat Roach scored two goals, that was good to see. Now we have a big game Wednesday.”

Still alive in the hunt for a state tournament bid, Fenwick (7-9-1) takes on Archbishop Williams Wednesday (7:10). The Crusaders need five points in three games to qualify for the postseason.

“We have to work hard and play our systems. We have to go down to Canton to play Williams. If we stay focused and stay out of the penalty box, we’ll be OK,” Quinlan said. “We take it one game at a time and our next game is against Williams. It’s a big game for us. With our seniors and captains leading the team, they’re doing a good job getting the rest of the team focused.”

BOYS HOCKEY

Marblehead 11, Peabody 4

Zach Piersol had three goals and one assist and Will Shull had three goals to help pace the Marblehead offense Monday. Charlie McGurrin added one goal and one assist, while Gavin Dowley, Paul Heffernan and Jacob Garfield each had one goal. Tommy Woodfin, Ben Gansenberg and Loch Sheridan each had one assist.

The Magicians (12-3-3) take on Swampscott Saturday (1).

Peabody (1-14-1) visits Masconomet Saturday (3:40).

GIRLS HOCKEY

St. Mary’s 6, Marblehead 1

The Spartans raced out to a 3-0 lead in the first period and never looked back.
Jenna Chaplain and Sam Porazinski each scored two goals. Codi Butt and Kate Gray each scored one goal.

Spartans goalie Lauren Vaccaro made 15 saves.

The Spartans (13-2-2) visit Archbishop Williams Saturday (3).

“It’s good that we have the week off to fine-tune some things heading into the final week of the season,” Spartans coach Frank Pagliuca said. “Then we have the Hingham Hockey Showcase next week. We have some big points that we still need to get. Our goal is to get a home game (in the state tournament).”

Marblehead (4-12) visits Beverly Wednesday (6:20).

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Archbishop Williams 49, Bishop Fenwick 29

Annie Murphy had her second straight double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the loss for Fenwick.

The Crusaders (8-8) take on St Mary’s Friday in a neutral-site game at St John’s Prep Memorial Gymnasium (6:30).

Saugus 37, Salem 17

Taylor Bogdanski paced the Saugus offense with 12 points, while Kiley Ronan contributed six points.

The Sachems (13-7) host Winthrop Thursday (7).

Winthrop 52, Medford 27

The Vikings were led by 17 points from Maura Dorr. Caroline Earl scored 14 points, Lily Pulsifer scored 11 and Emma Turner scored four.

Winthrop visits Saugus Thursday (7).

BOYS BASKETBALL

St. Mary’s 69, Cathedral 59

The Spartans improved to 18-1 with the win. Jalen Echevarria led the way with 32 points, while Ademide Badmus logged a double-double at 10 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots. Freshman Ali Barry and eighth-grader David Brown played quality minutes off the bench for the shorthanded Spartans.

St. Mary’s hosts Fenwick Thursday (6:30).

Mystic Valley 60, Tech 44

At Tech’s Field House, senior Robert Wallace scored 24 points with 12 rebounds. Wallace is now 25 points away from reaching the 1,000-point plateau. Buba Ceesay scored eight points, and Amari Gaston scored six points with five steals.

The Tigers visit Pope John Wednesday (7).  

Bishop Fenwick 69, Rockport 55

Brett Ross had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds, while JaySean Stuart led the Crusaders with 18 points. Nik Pignone added 15 points.

With the victory, Fenwick (10-7) has secured a spot in the upcoming state tournament. The Crusaders visit St. Mary’s Thursday (6:30).

Salem 63, Saugus 28

Isaiah Williamson led the way for Salem with 16 points and six rebounds, while Tommy Beauregard added 14 points. Ethan Doyle had 12 points and four rebounds in the win.

The Witches (14-4) travel to Malden Thursday (7).

For Saugus, Joe Lusso led the way with nine points. The Sachems (2-15) play on the road at Winthrop Thursday (7).

Medford 81, Winthrop 42

Chrono Washington led Winthrop with 17 points. Cam Conway added 12.

The Vikings host Saugus Thursday (7).

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