Roundup: Swampscott field hockey lights up the scoreboard

With the ever-so-explosive Sawyer Groothuis leading the way with four goals, Swampscott’s field hockey team bested Peabody 5-0 on Tuesday.

Lucy Brown had a goal and an assist, followed by Sophia Ciciciotti (2 assists) and Meg Baran (assist). Lylah Caplan stood strong with a shutout for the Big Blue.

For Peabody, Kaylee DiNicola put up five saves in the first half, with Meghan Burke recording seven in the second. Sonja Solji and Jaylaa Eagan were also effective.


Danvers 5
Marblehead 0

With Gabby Griffin-Fetsch, Bobbi Serino, Bella Moccia, Maddie Chase, and Lily Patterson all finding the back of the net, everything was clicking for the high-flying Falcons against Marblehead (1-1).

The Magicians return to play Thursday at Gloucester (4:30 p.m.).


Lynnfield 4
Essex Tech 1

Brendan Sokop scored eight minutes into the game and, from there, the Pioneers never looked back. Dillon Reilly and Matt Reinhold (2) added goals for Lynnfield, which led 3-0 at halftime.

“We’re a pretty good team. We created a good amount of chances and put some of them in,” coach Brent Munroe said. “We maintained our lead for most of the game. I wish we had gotten the shutout, but all in all, it was good.”

Lynnfield travels to take on Georgetown Thursday (4 p.m.).

Medford 3
English 0

English (0-2-1) fell to Medford 2-0 in enemy territory on Tuesday. Despite the goose egg, Eddy Romero, Ismael Ovalle, Darwin Flores, and Darvin Kuffour all played well according to coach Valdrim Xhemajli.

The Bulldogs host Revere at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday.


Northeast Metro 4
Lynn Tech 1

Despite a goal from Lovelly Merida, Lynn Tech’s girls soccer team (1-2) had no answer against Northeast Metro on Tuesday, falling 4-1.


Feehan 3
St. Mary’s 0

In set scores of 25-19, 25-13, and 25-16, the Spartans (2-1) fell for the first time this season. St. Mary’s returns to the hardwood Thursday at Malden Catholic (5 p.m.).

Swampscott 3
Winthrop 0

Consider the Vikings conquered. Swampscott put on a show in its home-opening match of the season against Winthrop. In the Northeastern Conference showdown, the Big Blue won in sets of 25-20, 25-9, and 25-11.


Malden-Revere 44
Lynn Classical 28

In its home opener, Lynn Classical (0-1) fell to Malden-Revere at Gannon Municipal Golf Course. Mark Walsh was the lone winner for the Rams, winning his match 6.5-21.5.

Reid Hannabury and Brayden Curley both played well and tied their matches for Classical, which hosts Medford Thursday.

Malden Catholic 187
St. Mary’s 179

The Spartans (4-2) suffered their second loss of the season Tuesday, falling to Malden Catholic 187-179. Point leaders were Stephen Nason (30), Micah Hashikowa (27), Chase Collins (27), Josh Doney (25), and Andrew Potter (25).

“Our teams are extremely similar. We both had our top eight guys in the mid-to-high 20s,” St. Mary’s coach Jay Fiste said. “We ended up losing by eight points, which is basically nothing – a few missed putts here and there. That’s golf.”

St. Mary’s tees off against Cardinal Spellman on Wednesday, still standing at 2-0 in the conference.

Marblehead 64.5
Saugus 7.5

At Tedesco Country Club in Marblehead, all eight Magicians won their match: Charlie Grenier, Simon Quicken, Jacob Hershfield, Marty Ryan, Adrian Baron, James Bickell, Matt Mahan, Toby Grenier.

Seven players finished in the 30s for Marblehead (4-0), which tees off in Beverly on Wednesday.


In girls cross country action, Classical defeated Everett 18-37. Meghan Baker led the Lady Rams with a first-place finish, followed closely by Mariana De Leon in second. For the boys, Everett won 21-36. Brandon Sok led the Rams with a second-place finish, while Gianna El Mudesi ran well in fifth place.

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