Gloucester Daily Times
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Gloucester 8, Saugus 2
Karina Keenan went the distance on the mound allowing just two unearned runs in leading Gloucester (3-12) to a season sweep over the Sachems.
Annelise White led the Gloucester offense with three hits, Darien Foley had a RBI hit and Tess Benson had a good game behind the plate.
Marblehead 5, Gloucester 0
The Fishermen drop to 6-7 on the year with the loss to the Northeastern Conference Small leading Magicians.
The No. 2 doubles tandem of Chris Wile and George Black had a strong match dropping a close one in three sets (6-3, 4-6, 6-2).
Manchester Essex 14, Newburyport 13
The Hornets finish off the regular season at 14-2 and earned a share of the Cape Ann League Small title with Ipswich in the victory. The Division 2 North State Tournament is up next for Manchester Essex, and it figures to be one of the top teams in the bracket.
Amesbury 5, Rockport 0
The Vikings move to 2-10 on the year with the loss. Megan Hood had a strong day at No. 2 singles dropping a close match in three sets 6-7, 6-3, 6-4. The No. 2 doubles tandem of Marissa Foote and Katie Andrews also played well falling 6-4, 6-4.
Amesbury 10, Manchester Essex 5
The Hornets fall to 2-12 with the loss but had several strong individual performances at the plate. Craig Carter went 3-for-4 driving in a pair of runs. Kevin Carter had two hits and one RBI, Cory Burnham had a hit and two runs scored and Sean Desmond had a two run home run.