School Sports Roundup: Tanners get back to their winning ways

Peabody's Connor McCarron scored five goals and dished two assists in Monday's win. (Item File Photo)

The Peabody boys lacrosse team bounced back into the win column Saturday with a 14-2 victory over Marshwood (ME) in a non-conference tilt at Coley Lee Field.

Senior attacker Connor McCarron and sophomore midfielder Keenan Madden paced Peabody’s offense with four goals each. McCarron also dished two assists.

Rounding out the offense were sophomore attacker Jack Houlden (two goals, one assist), junior midfielder Colby Therrien (two goals, two assists), senior midfielder Jack Woods (one goal) and sophomore attacker Tristan Ell (one goal).

Junior midfielders Trevor Smith and Nick Patturelli each dished two assists, while sophomore defenseman Andrew Lucas and senior midfielder Ryan Fera logged one apiece.

Goalies Austin Leggett (senior, seven saves) and Jack Carter (sophomore, two saves) split the win in net. Senior midfielder Patrick Russo won 15 of 21 faceoffs.

The Tanners are back in game action Tuesday afternoon (4) when they host Marblehead in a Northeastern Conference clash.


St. John’s Prep 15, Walpole 3

At Lexington High in the championship game of the Creator’s Crosse Tournament, the Eagles featured another balanced attack with 11 scorers. St. John’s found itself in a tight 2-1 game at the end of the first period but scored seven goals in the second quarter to give itself breathing room and pull away.

Pat Keefe paced the offense with four goals. Luke Brennan scored two goals and dished one assist. Jake Surette, Michael Kelly, Michael Ott, Wes Rockett, Sean Gilbert, Brian Souza, Ben Grunes, Craig Yannone and Tucker Smith scored one goal apiece. Kelly and Surette each dished three assists.

Craig Yannone won 10 of 13 face-offs and Graham Tyson won eight of nine.

Goalies Alex Kreher (six saves) and Liam Stacy (three saves) split time in net.

The Eagles, now 7-2 on the season, are back in game action Tuesday evening (6) when they host St. John’s of Shrewsbury at Glatz Field.

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