Gloucester Daily Times
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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.)
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).
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.
Pitcher Cailey Lafferty pitched well in defeat allowing just three earned runs in a complete game performance. Senior captains Nicole Bradley and Kelsi Field powered the offense as Bradley had a pair of hits and an RBi and Field had a RBI triple during the seventh inning rally.
Manchester Essex 4, Pentucket 1
The Hornets stay unbeaten on the year (3-0) picking up a win against a perennial Cape Ann League Large powerhouse.
Manchester Essex swept the singles matches at Mike Fuca won at the No. 1 spot (6-0, 6-1), Calvin Lamothe won at No. 2 (6-2, 6-2) and Sam Girian took home the win at the No. 3 spot (6-0, 6-0). The No. 2 doubles tandem of Colin Babikian and Josh Christopher also turned in an impressive performance winning their match 6-4, 7-6.