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School Sports Roundup: Hentosh hits career mark in Spartans’ win

Mady Hentosh surpassed the 200-career point mark in Wednesday's win. (Item File Photo)

Mady Hentosh eclipsed the 200-career point mark as the St. Mary’s girls lacrosse team defeated Arlington Catholic 18-7 Wednesday in a Catholic Central League contest. Hentosh finished her afternoon with two goals and three assists.

“I’m proud of Mady,” Spartans coach K.C. Butt said. “She played defense for me her freshman year. She’s only been a middie/attack for three seasons. It took her until last year to gain confidence with her stick. She really came into her own last year.”

Codi Butt carried the Spartans with 10 goals and two assists. Jenna Chaplain (goal, assist), Meg Parthum (goal, two assists), Kelsey Sullivan (goal, assist), Makayla McGrath (goal) and Katie Whitcomb (goal) also scored. Rylee Flannery dished one assist.

Goalie Lauren Vaccaro made 14 saves.

“I like what I see,” K.C. Butt said. “The girls are playing like a team. We’ve had two back to back team wins, which is what you like to see.”

The Spartans (11-2) host Essex Tech Friday night (7).

GIRLS LACROSSE

Marblehead 13, Medford 2

The Magicians (10-3, 8-0 NEC) ran out to an 11-1 lead at halftime and never looked back. Grace Arthur led the offense with three goals and four assists. Sara Campbell, Carter Murray, Brigette Gable and Lydia Bongiorno each scored two goals. Carter O’Neil and Grace Doody scored one goal each.

Swampscott 12, Peabody 10

The Big Blue punched their ticket to the state tournament with a come-from behind win. Grace DiGrande led the way with three goals and one assist, while Emerson Laundry and Scarlet Ciciotti each had three goals. Reese Robertson added two goals, while Elizabeth Green had one goal and one assist. Harper Clopton had one goal. Goalie Sara Hamada-Mohamed made nine saves in the win, while Nikki Rosa and Jackie Frisoli led the way on defense.

Swampscott (8-2) travels to Medford Monday.

The Tanners (8-5) held a 10-8 lead in the closing stretch of the second half but costly turnovers came back to haunt them.

Hailee Lomasney led Peabody’s offense with four goals and one assist. Colleen Crotty and Olivia Kiricoples scored two goals each. Amber Kiricoples and Catherine Manning scored one goal each. Tanners goalie Olivia Lavalle made 13 saves in a valiant effort.

Fenwick 11, Williams 7

Karina Gyllenhaal and Caiyln Wesley each scored three goals and logged one assist. Brynn Bertucci (goal, assist) and Madison Woods (two goals) also paced the offense. Goalie Abby Booth played another phenomenal game in net with 15 saves.

BOYS LACROSSE

St. Mary’s 15, Arlington Catholic 3

At Manning Field, the Spartans improved to 11-1. Nick Napolitano paced the offense with four goals. Davis Kinne (three goals), Jaiden Moriello (three), Brendan Laundry (two), Matt Connolly (one), Joe O’Keefe (one) and Zach Barden (one) also found the back of the net.

Goalie Kaden Quirk made 11 saves.

“The defense has played great defense as a unit,” Spartans coach Josh Field said. “Max Field, Damon Maribito, Matt Connolly, Owen Maguire, Jack Maguire and Ben Kirby are doing an outstanding job as a unit.”

Fenwick 19, Williams 3

Brian Harrington, in his second game back from injury, led the way with eight goals and three assists. Nico Pasciuto followed with four goals and one assist. Rounding out the offense were Nick Muzi (goal, three assists), Stefano Fabiano (two assists), Derek DelVecchio (three goals, assist), Robby Favuzza (goal, assist), Kobe Estes (assist) and Connor Sturniolo (first career varsity goal).  

BASEBALL

Classical 5, Medford 4 (F/8)

Brett Bucklin’s game-winning RBI single scored Kyle Finnigan in the bottom of the eighth. Finnigan earned the win on the mound, tossing eight innings with four strikeouts. Bucklin finished 3-for-5 with a RBI. Jared DeFillipo (3-for-3) carried the offense with three RBI. Dayshon Anderson drove in a run with a sac-fly. The Rams improved to 7-3.

Swampscott 5, Danvers 1

Max Peganto tossed seven innings for Swampscott (4-5). He allowed one unearned run on three hits and fanned six.

“Max was hitting his spots all night with his fastball, curveball and change-up,” Swampscott coach Joe Caponigro said. “He was in control.”

Jonathan Oriakhi carried the offense with three hits, two runs scored and a RBI. Ryan Graciale added a 2-RBI single. Dylan January and Nick Reiser each drove in a run. Aidan Gracialie scored three runs and played solid defense at shortstop.

Peabody 3, Beverly 0

Peabody’s Derek DeLisi continued his stellar play with another stellar outing on the mound. But Beverly’s Brayden Clark gave DeLisi and the Tanners a toe-to-toe battle.

DeLisi escaped a couple jams en route to his first varsity shutout. He allowed seven hits one walk and struck out four.

“We played solid defense behind him,” Peabody coach Mark Bettencourt said. “We made a few errors but we were able to not let it affect us. Both teams played very well. Both pitchers bared down in pressure situations.”

Anthony Conforti’s RBI single gave Peabody a 1-0 lead in the top of the seventh. Jordan Anzuoni added a 2-RBI single for the 3-0 lead. Taidon Perez went 2-for-3.

The Tanners, winners of five of their last six games, are back to .500 at 5-5.

Gloucester 8, Saugus 4

The Fishermen came away with the win in a battle between two of the top teams in the Northeastern Conference South. Saugus dropped to 8-3 with the loss.

Revere 5, Everett 0

The Patriots improved to 5-7 behind pitcher E.J. Leone’s dominant start. Leone allowed just one hit and struck out seven in his seven innings of work. Matt Cravotta carried Revere’s offense with a bases-clearing double in the fifth inning.

Catholic Memorial 2, St. John’s 0

Richie Williams (1-for-2) had the lone hit for the Eagles. St. John’s (10-2) drew five walks but left six runners on base. Catholic Memorial starter Michael Gemma tallied 15 strikeouts in his seven innings of work.  

GIRLS TENNIS

Classical 4, Medford 1

Winners for Classical (9-1) were Daphne Pineda (6-0, 7-6, 7-5 at second singles), freshman Kenzie McLaren (6-2, 6-0 at third singles), Abby Stafford/Lexi Ferraro (6-0, 6-2 at first doubles) and Jayden Carroca/Sophia Defronzo (6-2, 6-2 at second doubles).

Lynnfield  4, Masconomet  1

Winners for the Pioneers were Megan Nevils (7-6, 6-3 at first singles), Alexa Vittiglio (6-3, 6-2 at second singles), Emma Gallucci/Gillian Skelley (6-0, 6-1 at first doubles) and Celeste Joly/Elena Moisidis (6-3, 6-2 at second doubles). The Pioneers improved to 8-0.

Marblehead 4, Winthrop 1

Marblehead got wins from Hannah Porath (6-1, 6-0 in first singles), Simone Likterov (6-1, 6-0 in third singles) and Kate Curran/Leah Saulnier (6-0, 6-0 in second doubles).

BOYS TENNIS

Marblehead 5, Winthrop 0

Winners for the Magicians were Billy Ackerman (4-6, 7-5, 6-2 in first singles), Dan Litvak (4-6, 7-5, 6-1 in second singles), Adam Sherf (7-5, 6-4 in third singles), Erik Stammnitz/Vittorio Mariotti (6-0, 6-2 in first doubles) and Tony Gluskin/Jack Qigley (7-6, (7-1), 6-3 in second doubles).

“The score doesn’t reflect the incredible fight and perseverance exhibited by both teams,” Magicians coach Elisabeth Foukal said. “I was particularly impressed with our singles players who came through with tough-won victories.”

Medford 4, Classical 1

Classical’s lone winner was the second doubles pair of Khoa Nguyen/Daniel Kazimierczyk (6-3, 6-1). The Rams are 4-6 on the season.

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