Finneran fantastic as Chelmsford girls lax remain undefeated – Lowell Sun
Kerri Finneran was a force scoring goals while handling four draws, as Chelmsford (6-0 MVC, 8-0-1 overall) defeated Lowell.
Backed by the steady stick work of Nicolette Licare (three goals, two assists), Grace Lydon (two goals, three assists, six draws) the Lions built a 11-1 cushion at halftime. The team continued to chip away with Cara Kuczek and Abby Yfantopulos each potting a pair. Jocelyn Teta, Maegan Wilson and Alex Paglia rounded out the scoring. Goaltender Grace Cashman made five saves for the win.
Lowell 3, North Andover 0
Senior Izaviah Hing registered 18 kills, as Lowell (8-0) knocked off North Andover.
The Raiders rolled the Scarlett Knights in straight sets 25-17, 25-16, 25-22. Setter Alex Chau set the tone with 32 assist and seven digs. Ceazar Joseph provided five kills and eight blocks. Libero Antri Thach delivered 10 digs while providing strong serving.
Lowell travels to Methuen on Friday.
Lowell Catholic 20, Mystic Valley 1
Owen King collected five goals and added four assists, as Lowell Catholic (5-2) rolled Mystic Valley.
Colin King helped amp up the offense, potting three goals and dishing six assists, building a comfortable 16-0 cushion at halftime. Meanwhile, long stick midfielder Sean King also checked in netting two goals and two assists.
Exeter 1, Alvirne 0
Great pitching duel between Exeter’s Ferris and Alvirne’s Alex Blias and Braden Simard.
Alvirne hit the ball a little better creating base runners. but not enough timely hitting to dent the scoreboard.
Tewksbury 11, Haverhill 2
Pitcher Whitney Gigante earned the win for Tewksbury. The righty surrendered two runs off four hits over seven innings, striking out three and walking none. Tewksbury collected eight hits. Anya Cranston (three RBI) and Becca Harris had multiple hits for Tewksbury. Alyssa Adams also laced a triple with two RBI.
Billerica 13, Chelmsford 0
Naomi Boldebuck tossed a three hit shutout, as Billerica blanked Chelmsford.
The Indians hurler, Bolderbuck (7-0) threw six strong frames, walking two while fanning a pair. She also helped her own cause roping RBI double. SeniorJessica Maillet belted a solo home run and two RBI. Junior Emily Burdick went 4-for-5, with three runs and an RBI. Junior shortstop Samantha Gaona played excellent defense.
Westford Academy 7, Weston 5
Hailey Pelzar went 2-for-3 at the plate, as Westford edged Weston.
The Ghosts grabbed the first inning lead off Sarah Kirby RBI doubled plating a pair. Westford;s lineup would ultimately erupt for 13 hits. Madelyn Haley, April Collamore, Lillian Proulx and Kirby had multiple hits games Haley led Westford with three hits. Starting pitcher Megan Strzegowski surrendered five runs off four hits over seven innings, striking out 13 while walking six batters. Weston hurler Nawa lasted seven innings, allowing 13 hits and seven runs while striking out two and walking one.
Westford came close to losing control as Westford scored three runs in the seventh. The Weston rally was sparked by Bella Pettinato and Mikey Jeniski, all knocking in runs.
Bishop Guerin 2, Winnacunnet 0
Freshman Sophie Bilodeau went 2-for-4 with a double, as Bishop Guerin bumped off Winnacunnet.
Junior Bailey Doyle pitched all seven innings for the Cardinals, surrendering eight hits and three walks, while striking out five. The Cards offense couldn’t string enough hits together, however, as the Warriors walked away with the win.
Notre Dame 4, Malden Catholic 2
Notre Dame Academy (2-2) improved to .500 on the season with a Catholic League win over Malden Catholic. Leading the way for NDA were Caroline Hanson, Elizabeth Beauregard, Ella Hanson, Kate Mcnamee and Sam Sheehan.
Groton-Dunstable 3, Leominster 2
Lina Chishti led a singles sweep defeating Arielle Kouadio at first singles 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, as Groton-Dunstable (2-2 Mid Wach C, 4-3 overall) edged Leominster (2-1, 4-2 overall).
Alekhy Puttagunta peppered Linda Yeboah at second singles 6-1, 6-1. Arushi Chaudhary clipped Claire Desmarais at third singles 6-1, 6-2. Leominster made the most noise in doubles action. Isabella Nevard and Victoria Miele fell victim to Katelyn Gray and Gwen Kimball at first doubles 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. Gina Iacoboni and Kaitlynn Perrault met their match against Bella Hutchins and Emma Milano at second doubles 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Groton-Dunstable 5, Leominster 0
Alex Caruso controlled his fate at third singles defeating Matthew Dietz 6- 0, 7- 6, (7-5), as Groton-Dunstable downed Leominster.
Rohan Francis led the charge stopping Dan Simmons at first singles 6-0, 6-1. Zac Aster was awesome at second singles clipping Casey Caitlin 6-3, 6-4. Linus Brier and Luke St Pierre was just as fierce at first doubles dropping Chris Beaulac and Ethan Perrault 6-2, 6-3. Devin Patel and Nate Cruz completed the sweep at second doubles bouncing Andreus Shultz and Carter Mog 6-3, 7-6, (7-2).
Nashoba 5, Shepherd Hill 0
First double tandem Tyler Brown and Tyler Mignault would not be denied edging Jack Levesque and Gabe Roach 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 10-7, as Nashoba (7-0) shutout Shepherd Hill (3-3). Alex Jangro and Leo Lima topped Alek Poirier and Luke Poirier at second doubles 6-4, 6-1. Victor Xu loomed large at first singles beating Ryan Brooks 6-4, 6-1. Jesse Gjeltema heled Matt Delaney to goose eggs at second singles 6-0, 6-0. Philip Baykov provided the clean sweep at third singles downing Ryan Davis 6-0, 6-0.
Mystic Valley 4, Nashoba Tech 0
Wes Cunningham topped Nate Bosignore at first singles 8-1, as Mystic Valley moved Nashoba Tech 4-0.
Ethan Co beat Ben Reese at second singles 8-2, while Katherine Yu corralled Chis Rickard at third singles 8-0. Jonathon Yip kept the pace peppering Liz Paff at fourth singles 8-0. Doubles play was called off due to inclement weather including some hail.