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April 12, 2013

Area Roundup: Gloucester girls lax moves to 2-0

Girls Lacrosse

Gloucester 13 Revere 3

Gloucester (2-0) dominated from start to finish on the road Thursday for another dominant win.

Melodie Orrell led the way offensively with seven goals, Caity O’Leary had four goals and an assist while Katie McTigue chipped in a pair of goals. Kenna O’Maley and Laurie Johnson were strong in the midfield for Gloucester, goalie Sam Lodge had 13 saves while Kali DaSilva and Rachel Marchant each had an assist.

Boys Lacrosse

Danvers 8 Gloucester 3

The Fishermen (1-2) struggled to find the back of the net against a stingy Danvers defense on Thursday. John Curcuru, Cormack Flickenger and Jason Lattof scored the Gloucester goals with Winslow Lewis and Ian Kennedy adding an assist each.

Gloucester is right back in action on Saturday when Wakefield visits Nate Ross Field (10:00 a.m.).

Softball

Manchester Essex 7 Ipswich 3

Down 3-1 heading into the top of the seventh, the Hornets plated six runs to take the opening day win.

Sarah Beckmann delivered the big hit for Manchester Essex with a two RBI double giving the team a 4-3 lead with one out in the inning. Freshman Amanda Loebelenz went the distance and picked up the win in her first varsity start on the mound.

Rachel Gallagher had a strong defensive game at shortstop and delivered a big hit during the seventh inning rally while Bailey Graves played great defense in left field.

Lynnfield 8 Rockport 5

The Vikings move to 1-1 with the loss in a back and forth game. Lynnfield broke a 4-4 tie with two runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth to preserve the win.

Mollie Watson led the Rockport offense going 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI, Kayla Parisi and Emily Faulds each had a hit.

Baseball

Georgetown 8 Manchester Essex 0

The Hornets had just two hits against a tough Royals pitching staff in the opening day loss. Craig Carter and Cory Burnham had the two hits for Manchester Essex.

Girls Tennis

Masconomet 5 Rockport 0

The Vikings fall to 0-2 on the year with the loss. Head coach Bill Sclafani praised the play of the No. 2 doubles tandem of Marissa Foote and Anna Johnson who dropped a hard fought match that featured a lot of long points.

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