Pashoian powers Dracut baseball past Tewksbury – Lowell Sun
Dracut 9, Tewksbury 1
Ben Pashoian crushed an RBI double plating a pair, as Dracut defeated Tewksbury.
The Middies lineup was paced by the bat of Anthony Fazio (two hits, RBI, two runs), as well as timely hits from Colin Arsenault, Jake Pynn, Colby Forestell and Emitt Collins. Dracut starter Andrew Chenevert went six strong inning, scattering five hits, one walk and five runs, while fanning five. Bobby Roth came on in relief with two punchouts in is inning of work. Losing pitcher Zack Russo surrendered four hits, four walks and nine runs (five earned) in just two innings. Sullivan was effective in three innings relief (two hits, two walks, no runs) but the damage had already been done.
Shawsheen Tech 4, Bedford 3
Senior Ryan Santini had three hits, two runs and an RBI, as Shawsheen Tech (7-0) edged Bedford in non-league action.
Robbie Welch also came up clutch ripping a double, while adding a key sac fly driving in an RBI in the seventh. Aiden MacLeod (hit, RBI) and Owen Duggan (hit, run) solidified the offense. Senior pitcher Jack Glennon tossed six strong innings holding Bedford to six hits and two earned runs, fanning four to get the win. He was backed by some slick defense behind him. Junior Mavrick Bourdeau got the save shutting the door in the seventh.
Nashoba 9, Groton-Dunstable 7 (8 inn)
Connor Salmon stung in more ways than one, Thursday afternoon.
The Nashoba third baseman and relief pitcher drilled a double, triple and three RBI in a come-from-behind extra-inning victory over Groton-Dunstable (4-2).
GD all-star Isaac Zhang loomed large at the plate lining a two-run double, before belting a three-run homer in the fifth, giving his team the 7-5 lead entering the seventh. Nashoba would rally however, plating a pair of runs in the top of the inning, before adding two more in the top of the eight.
Chelmsford 6, Billerica 2
The Lions pounced on Billerica.
The Indians offense was sparked by junior Paul Foster (double, RBI), senior Mike Sibert (hit, run). Senior starter Dan Passerini took lost on the mound.
Bishop Guerin 9, Salem 4
Evan Kaplo led the offense going 3-for-3 with home run and four RBI, as Bishop Guertin (4-1) bumped off Salem.
Pitcher Dominic Monico got the win going six innings allowing two runs off two hits while striking out five. Max Riordan (2-for-3, run) and Kam Thibault (double, RBI) also provided timely hits. BG plays 4-0 Portsmouth on Saturday at Holman Stadium at 7 p.m.
Tewksbury 17, Andover 5
Becca Harris was bad news for the opposition Thursday, driving in four on two hits to lead Tewksbury past Andover.
Harris laced an RBI single in the first, before belting a game-breaking home run in the sixth. Tewksbury righthander Whitney Gigante lasted six innings, surrendering five hits and five runs while striking out 10.
Malden 3, Billerica 0
The Golden Tornadoes swept away Billerica in a non-league matchup, Thursday afternoon.
The Indians lost in straight sets 25-11, 26-16, 25-18. Billerica’s Ajay Bijlani and Aryan Patel both led a strong offensive attack for the Indians.
Westford 16, Lowell 9
Tess Hollingsworth netted a team-high four goals for Lowell, as they fell to Westford
Cate Shanahan supplied the added offense scoring the hat trick. Cary Mitchell tallied a goal and added an assist, with Jacqueline Peirce potting the other Lowell goal.
Central Catholic 14, Newburyport 12
Kerri Finneran was a force potting four goals and assisting on two others, as Central (5-0 MVC, 7-0-1 overall) stopped Newburyport.
Nicolette Licare paced the attack scoring four goals, as Central established a 8-5 lead at halftime. #10 Grace Lydon netted a pair, while also winning 13 draws. Cecelia Sinopoli (goal, assist) enjoyed a two-point night, with teammates Abby Yfantopulos, Ciara Donlan and Kiara Edmunds accounting for the other goals. Central netminder Grace Cashman stayed composed in crunch time making nine saves for the win.
Pelham 15, Plymouth 9
Emma Beanland batted in eight goals, as Pelham (4-1) powered past Plymouth
Taylor Galgay garnered plenty of Python power scoring a hat trick, adding to Pelham’s 9-3 lead at halftime. Hannah Deschene netted a pair, with Reese Patchen and Kate Burke adding the others.
Pelham plays host to Lebanon, May 4.
Littleton 17, Lunenburg 4
In other action, Littleton lanced Lunenburg
Ava Wilson, Caitlin Ware, and Rylan Arnold all had goals in the loss. Autumn Tibbetts picked up two assists, while handling five draws.
Wilmington 11, Lowell Catholic 9
The Wildcats got the jump on the Crusaders.