GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

January 22, 2013

Area Roundup: Gloucester track competes at MSTCA Relays


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Gloucester competed against the state’s top Class B relay teams Saturday at the James Kalperis MSTCA Indoor Relays.

Gloucester qualified two relay teams for the Class B State Championship meet next month.

The 4x800 relay team of Everest Crawford, Jacob Holscher, Noah Mondello and Matt Carpenter qualified for the Class B meet with a time of 8:14, good for a second place finish. Holscher ran the best leg for the Fishermen running his second leg in a time of 2:01.

“The boys looked great throughout the race and each leg had an opportunity to compete for first place,” Gloucester head coach Jeff Destino said.

The 4x400 relay team also qualified for the state meet as Mark Horgan joined Holscher, Carpenter and Crawford for a time of 3:36. Carpenter and Crawford each ran strong splits of 53 seconds.

Boys Basketball

Gloucester 57 Triton 46

The Fishermen (5-9) ran with the momentum they built in Friday’s big win over Beverly and took it into Monday’s game on the road.

“It was a very solid win,” Gloucester coach Bill Cahill said. “The kids were fired up after Friday’s win and they took that momentum into tonights game. We worked hard, took care of the ball and played a good game all around.”

Jeff Oliveria led the Fishermen with 14 points including a big three late in the fourth to seal the win. Austin Davis (10 points) also had a big fourth quarter three while Dylan Aptt and Tyler Ingersoll provided a big first half spark off the bench with six points each.

Gymnastics

Danvers 134.8

Gloucester 115.2

Hamilton-Wenham 123.15 Gloucester 115.2

Gloucester had a tri meet Friday night and had its second highest teams score of the season.

Top scorers for Gloucester were Olivia Grim (8.1), Angus Mauser (7.9) and Brian Silverstein (7.4) on the vault; Grim (8.15) and Jess Looby (7.8) on bars; Looby (7.5) and Bonnie Bradley (7.1) on the beam; and Grim (8.7) and Looby (7.45) on the floor.

Head coach Helen Bess praised Bradley’s beam routine as she “stuck every skill” and put up her highest score of the season.

Girls Basketball

Notre Dame 40 Rockport 33

Rockport’s (4-6) comeback bid and attempt to get back to .500 fell just short Monday at home. Notre Dame took control of the game thanks to a dominant third quarter and held off a late Vikings run to pick up the win.

Sarah Rowan continues to play good basketball for Rockport leading the offense with 10 points Monday. Heather MacArthur had six points while Kayla Parisi and Mollie Watson each scored five.