ROUNDUP: Marblehead cross country runs away with it

Several of Wednesday’s events were postponed.

Marblehead’s boys cross country team (2-0) defeated Beverly 24-32 at Gatchell Park on Wednesday. The boys were led by a 1-2-3 finish from Isaac Gross, Nate Assa, and Will Cerrutti.

Henrik Adams and Jonah Potach also ran well, and look to keep the momentum going Wednesday, Sept. 20 against Swampscott.

On the girls side, the Magicians (2-0) won 25-31. Marrietta O’Connell took first place (19:40) – only 15 seconds away from the course record set by Beverly in 2019 – and Caterina Piper finished third in (21:46), shaving nearly a minute off her personal best time on the course.

Maren Potter, Shannon Hitscherich, Jesslyn Roemer, Abbie Goodwin, and Avery Barbeau rounded out the top seven.

“It was a true team win,” Marblehead coach William Herlihy said.


Hamilton-Wenham 3
Lynnfield 2

Despite some strong individual performances, the Pioneers fell to 0-4 on the season, while Hamilton-Wenham remained undefeated at 4-0.

Chase Carangelo led the Pioneers with 20 kills, followed by Livia Tare (5 blocks), Janhavi Joglekar (8 aces), Olivia Kelter (36 digs), Lilyana DeLeo (38 assists), and Erin Higdon (37 receptions).


Peabody 0
Masconomet 0

In “a hard fought, defensive struggle” according to Peabody coach Stan McKeen, his Tanners (2-0-1) battled to a stalemate against Masconomet.

McKeen said Jaiden Fils-Aime, AJ Forte, Yanni Pappas, Aidan Pais, and Kacper Kowalczyk all played well for Peabody, which returns to action Monday against Marblehead.


Masconomet 4
Peabody 0

The Tanners (1-3) fell to Masco 4-0 on Wednesday. Eva Joyce delivered a strong game between the pipes, while Madi Barrett and Ally Bettencourt played well on defense.

Peabody hosts Marblehead at 4 p.m. on Monday.

Stang 5
Fenwick 1

Despite a goal from Carlie Salvo, the Crusaders (2-1) fell for the first time this season. Fenwick travels to Manning Field to take on St. Mary’s Wednesday at 3:45 p.m.


Classical 3
Medford 0

In an “excellent team serving night” (32 aces) according to Classical coach Chris LeBlanc, his Rams remained undefeated (3-0) in set scores of 25-10, 25-21, and 25-15 against Medford.

Brooke Braswell had 13 aces and two kills, Nevaeh Eth added eight kills, and Emma Chevalier racked up 19 assists.

Classical travels to take on Wilmington this Friday at 5:15 p.m.

Marblehead 3
Winthrop 0

In set scores of 25-11, 25-6, and 25-8, the Magicians (3-1) conquered the Vikings. Megan Parkman had seven aces and three digs, Deysha Amadis added six kills, and Eva Burke dished out nine assists.

Marblehead plays at Woburn on Monday.


Danvers 43.5
Peabody 28.5

Despite some standouts, Danvers took care of Peabody at Ferncroft Country Club. Winning Tanners were Matt Ryder, Mike Ryan, and Cameron Connoly.

“The team played well,” Peabody coach Peter Cronan said. “Unfortunately, the rain soaked everyone.”

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