, Gloucester, MA

September 18, 2013

Area Roundup: Rockport boys soccer blanks rival Lynnfield

Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Boys Soccer

Rockport 2 Lynnfield 0

The Vikings move to 3-1 and remain atop the Cape Ann League Small, tied with Georgetown, with Tuesday’s win against the always tough Pioneers.

Jonathan Ferrante got Rockport on the board 17 minutes in with a goal scorers goal beating a defender up the middle and holding off another from the wing before beating the Pioneers goalie for a 1-0 lead.

Shaun Aspesi gave the Vikings an insurance goal 13 minutes into the second half on a penalty kick after Lynnfield was whistled for a handball in the box. Goal keeper Jacob Rostowski picked up his first shutout, Danny Ryan assisted on Ferrante’s goal and the defensive unit of Mike Carbone, Ryan Davis, Mateo Laverde, Patrick McNiff, Conor Kuykendall and Nick Sanfilippo was dominant.

Swampscott 3 Gloucester 1

The Big Blue hand the Fishermen (2-1) their first loss of the young season in Swampscott on Tuesday.

Calvin Kipruto scored Gloucester’s goal in the second half to bring it within a goal at 2-1, but a late Swampscott score put the game away. Winslow Lewis assisted on Kipruto’s goal.

The Fishermen look to get back on the winning track Thursday in their home opener (6:00 p.m.).

Girls Soccer

Swampscott 4 Gloucester 0

Gloucester (0-2-1) turned in a solid effort but could not find the back of the net while the Big Blue converted on their opportunities.

Playing well for Gloucester was Ari Wesner and Tess Benson in the midfield, Rachel Nearis and senior captain Laura Johnson on defense and Sabrina Maciel in goal.


Ipswich 135 Rockport 100

The Vikings fall to 1-2 on the year with the loss at home. Abby Hood led the Vikings with 26 points. Ethan Tanson and James Parisi each scored 16 points while Joe Muzio and Curtis Welcome each scored 15.

Winthrop 48.5 Gloucester 23.5

Gloucester falls to 2-3 with the loss on the road. No. 1 player Curtis Quinn (6.5-2.5) and Bart Margiotta at No. 2 (5.5-3.5) were victorious while Matt Lane halved his match.