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April 25, 2013

Area Roundup: Gloucester baseball holds off Revere

Baseball

Gloucester 8, Revere 6

It wasn’t pretty, but the Fishermen came away with an important win at home against a solid Northeastern Conference Large team improving to 4-2 on the season in the process. Gloucester led 7-1 heading into the fifth and had to thwart a late Patriots charge to hold on for the victory.

Senior south paw Lenny Taormina picked up the win allowing three earned runs in 5 2/3 innings pitched. Peter Clark led off the game with a home run, Connor Harris had two hits and Alex Webb drove in a pair of runs for Gloucester, who travels to Salem on Friday (4:00 p.m.)

Girls Tennis

Gloucester 4, Beverly 1

Gloucester picked up an important win on Wednesday over an unbeaten Beverly squad that sits atop the Northeastern Conference Large moving over the .500 mark at 3-2 on the season.

Corinne DeLouise won the match of the day at No. 1 singles going three sets that lest two and a half hours eventually coming away witha 6-7, 6-4, 7-5 win.

No. 3 singles Qiana Curcuru (6-2, 6-4), the No. 1 doubles tandem of Hannah Richards and Cassandra Bradley (6-2, 0-6, 6-4) and the No. 2 doubles team of Kelsi Salah and Rose Margetson (6-0, 6-3) also turned in wins for Gloucester.

Hamilton-Wenham 4, Rockport 1

The Vikings fall to 1-3 with the loss. Senior captain Eva Weinstein won her No. 1 singles match for Rockport 6-4, 6-2. Rockport is right back at it on Friday when Triton visits Rockport High School (3:30 p.m.).

Manchester Essex 5, Pentucket 0

The Hornets (4-0) keep it rolling with their fourth straight 5-0 win to open the season.

Picking up wins for the Hornets were Brittany Collens at No. 1 singles (6-3, 6-3), No. 2 singles Michelle Fuca (6-0, 6-0), Kendall McCormick at No. 3 singles (6-0, 6-0), the No. 1 doubles tandem of Rachel Daley and Chanel Bullock (6-0, 6-0) and the No. 2 doubles team of Avery St. Sauveur and Molly Carlson (6-0, 6-1).

Softball

Lynnfield 8, Manchester Essex 5

The Hornets (1-4) nearly made a miraculous comeback scoring four runs in the seventh to cut into a seven run deficit. Manchester Essex was plagued by one bad inning as the Pioneers plated seven runs in the fifth breaking a 1-1 tie.

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