In a season-opening home game against Bedford on Wednesday, Swampscott girls soccer coach Jaymie Caponigro made her debut, kicking things off with a win after being hired in April.
In the 3-0 final, senior captain Victoria Quagrello (2 goals) scored in each half, followed by Lyla Rogers who added another. Hannah Fogg and Greta Siefken each picked up assists, while Eve Byrne recorded a clean sheet between the pipes.
Swampscott visits Marblehead at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
Peabody’s girls soccer team (0-2) was bested by Danvers 4-0 on Wednesday. Brooke Lomasney and Cara Corriveau played well in the middle for the Tanners, who return to action Monday in a home game against Salem.
This past Monday, Peabody was bested 1-0 by Central Catholic. Alessandra Forgione played strong in net, while Connie Patturelli, Ally Bettencourt, and Lomasney all performed well out in the field.
Hugo Coutinho scored two goals, AJ Forte and Vitor Soster added one apiece, and Peabody’s boys soccer team (1-0) defeated Danvers after an even first half (1-1).
Jaiden Fils Aime “was outstanding on defense” according to Peabody coach Stan McKeen.
The Lynnfield field hockey team (1-0) started the season perfect with a 2-0 win against Triton. Sofia Fiorentino (Taylor Valiton assist) and Gia Marotta were the goal-scorers, while Lauren MacDonald stood tall with four saves.
The Pioneers host Newburyport at 4 p.m. on Friday.
St. Mary’s 171
Arlington Catholic 124
St. Mary’s golf team (3-1) picked up another win on the young season – this time a 171-124 final against Arlington Catholic at Winchester Country Club.
“We typically don’t play well at this course, but the guys stepped it up this time. We were pretty solid throughout the lineup,” St. Mary’s coach Jay Fiste said. “We have solid depth. Our top seven or eight guys are going to be pretty close to each other most days.”
He’s right. Shea Newhall and Micah Hashikawa led the way with 28 points, followed by Kyle Rush (27), Andrew Potter (26), Matt Smith (21), Stephen Nason (21), Quinn Sainato (20), Chase Collins (19), and Josh Doney (19).
St. Mary’s next tees off Monday against Danvers at Gannon Municipal Golf Course.
The Big Blue fell to 1-3 on the season after a match against Danvers on Wednesday. Despite the final, Jackson Bartram and Mike Collins played well for Swampscott, as said by coach Ron Young.
Swampscott hosts Saugus on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Marblehead’s boys cross country team defeated Salem 15-50 at Gatchell Park to begin the season. Crossing the line first was senior captain Ryan Blestowe, followed by Nate Assa, senior captain Isaac Gross, Will Cerrutti, and Henrik Adams.
The Magicians run their way to Maudslay State Park in Newburyport on Saturday to compete in the Clipper Relays.