School Sports Roundup: Casaletto leads Saugus past Dracut

Saugus head baseball coach Joe Luis runs through a catching drill with sophomore Jason Casaletto. (Spenser R. Hasak)

It was a solid day for the Saugus baseball team, which earned a 6-1 win over Dracut in a non-conference battle Thursday afternoon. Jason Casaletto earned the win on the mound for the Sachems, pitching 6 2/3 innings and allowing no earned runs with two walks and eight strikeouts.

Casaletto also went 2-for-4 with two doubles in the win, while Anthony Cogliano went 1-for-3 with two RBI. Todd Tringale went 2-for-3 in the win.

Saugus (2-0) hosts Gloucester Monday morning (10) at World Series Park.


Chelmsford 3, St. John’s Prep 1 (F/9)

The Eagles fought hard all game, but it was a two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning that put Chelmsford over the top. The lone RBI for the Prep came from Rodney Nyborg.

St. John’s Prep (2-1) plays Newton North Monday.

Revere 9, Greater Lawrence 1

Frank Sims tossed a complete game one-hitter for the Patriots. Revere visits Everett Monday morning (10).


Medford 5, Beverly 3

Rona Scott led the way for Beverly in the loss, going 2-for-2 with two RBI. Julia Pitman (2-for-4), Jamie Dupont (2-for-3) and Melanie Mason (2-for-3) also logged multiple hits for the Panthers.

Nashoba 17, Lynn Tech 11

The Tigers saw an impressive performance from catcher Ariella Long, who went 4-for-5 with two triples, six RBI, three runs scored and two stolen bases. Theresa Mastropietro also had a solid all-around game, striking out eight batters in the circle and going 3-for-5 with two runs scored at the plate.

Tech (1-2) takes on Lynn English Friday afternoon.


Lynnfield 4, North Andover 1

The Pioneers got two singles wins in the victory, with Megan Nevils winning first singles (6-0, 6-0) and Alexa Vittiglio winning second singles (6-3, 3-6, 6-0). Lynnfield also swept doubles play, with the team of Grace Sokop and Gillian Skelley winning first doubles (6-2, 6-3) and the team of Celeste Joly and Elena Mosidis winning second doubles (6-2, 4-6, 6-0).

Lynnfield (1-0) will compete in the Cape Ann League Open on Saturday.


St. John’s Prep 4, Marblehead 1

The Eagles were led by wins from Jake Silacci (6-4, 6-0), Jake Malolepszy (6-3, 6-2) and Hunter Walkers (6-1, 6-3) in singles play. The Prep also got a doubles win from the team of Carleton Riester and Brendan Ziegler (6-4, 7-5).

For Marblehead, the lone win came from the doubles team of Jack Quigley and Vittorio Mariotti (1-6, 6-2, 6-2).

Lynnfield 5, Swampscott 0

The Pioneers got wins from Jamil Khodr (6-0, 6-0), Harrison Luba (6-1, 6-1) and Michael Gentile (6-1, 6-1) in singles play, while the doubles team of Michael Malteo and David Gentile (6-0, 6-0) and the doubles team of Jason Stelman and Nick Dow (6-2, 6-7, 10-6).


Swampscott 10, Bedford 9

The Big Blue were led by Kyle Fitzgerald, who notched five goals and four assists in the win. Christian Pierro had two goals and one assist, while Zach Pierce had two goals. Darian Wulf had one goal and one assist, Vincent Palmer had two assists and Ethan Eichler had one assist. Goalie Tim Perlin had nine saves.

St. John’s Prep 9, Xaverian 8

Pat Keefe led the Eagles with four goals, while Michael Ott added two goals. Michael Kelly had one goal and two assists, Jake Surette had one goal and one assist and Wes Rockett had one goal. Luke Brennan had one assist, while goalie Alex Kreher had 11 saves.

The Prep takes on Falmouth (Maine) Monday (11).


Saugus 99, WInthrop 37

Kenny Okoye was a triple-winner for Saugus in the victory, notching wins in the long jump (17-6), the triple jump (42-2 1/2) and the 110 hurdles (17.6). Saugus also had a double-winner in Keith Monto, who won the javelin (117-2) and the two-mile (12:26.5). Also earning wins for the Sachems were Bruno Auzec in the high jump (5-8), Edlyn Dos Santos in the shot put (38-11), Marvens Jean in the discus (87-2), Brandon Khath in the 400 hurdles (1:06.7) and James Moise in the 100 (11.6).

For Winthrop, wins came from Chris Cappuccio in the 200 (24.7), Tony Nargi in the 800 (2:12.1) and Cormac MacPhail in the one-mile (5:05.9).


Saugus 77, Winthrop 36

The Sachems had a triple-winner in Jada Okoye, who won the triple jump (32-9), the 110 hurdles (18.4) and the 200 (29.7). Other winners for Saugus were Serena Cacciola in the long jump (13-7), MEgan Bluette in the javelin (56-2), Ava Fiorino in the 400 hurdles (1:13.8), Jennifer Costa in the 400 (1:08.5) and Maria Limbanovnos in the two-mile (15:41).

For Winthrop, Mary Kate Pote was a double-winner with victories in the shot put (30-6 1/2) and the discus (70-8). Other winners were Tessa Ferrandi in the high jump (4-6) and Anna Baurie in the one-mile (7:23.5).

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