EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

December 19, 2013

Final Score

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — First-ever win

Cooper Carfio won the 50-yard dash, David Greene took the 300, Alex Demeule captured the 2-mile and they teamed with Jordan Maysonet to take the 4x400 relay for Pentucket boys indoor track in its first meet in program history. The Sachems beat Lynnfield 43-25 and were edged by Amesbury 40-37.

Dominant debut

Junior newcomer Kyle Nagri scord two goals to lead Salem to a 5-2 victory over Bishop Guertin. Alex Ring added a goal and two assists.

Porter’s house

Pentucket’s Jeff Porter delivered a steller defensive performance locking down Masconomet’s top scorer, while football teammate Ryan Kuchar (16 points) along with Ryan Beaton (13 points) hit key free throws down the stretch to give the Sachems a 64-55 win over the Chieftains.

Overtime victory

K.J. Moore scored his second goal in overtime as Brooks (5-1) slipped past previously unbeaten St. Sebastien 4-3.

Prep rolls on mat

St. John’s Prep’s wrestling team rolled past St. John’s of Shrewsbury 63-9. Ben Nitale (160) of North Andover and Solomon White (170) of Andover both had pins in the rout. John Grady and Spencer Jenkins, both of North Andover, had major decisions.

Too short-handed

Haverhill’s wrestling team had five pins but it forfeited four weight classes due to injuries and fell to Chelmsford, 51-30. Orlando Rojas began his season following a wrist injury in football with a pin at 1:38 and Luc Chretien improved to 3-0 on the year with a pin at 182.

Lopsided matches

Salem’s wrestling team had five pins, a technical fall and two major decisions in a 46-28 victory over Exeter. Nascia Reyes had the fastest pin, in 38 seconds, at 182.

Romp of a start

Andover’s girls outscored Methuen 20-0 in the first quarter on their way to their second straight win. 76-50. Colleen Caveney had a career-high 20 points to lead the way while freshman Alyssa Casey had 16 points and nine rebounds.

First varsity win

Sophomore Ben Sargent picked up his first varsity win with a pin at 170 pounds in 1:20 to highlight Timberlane’s 49-27 win over Manchester Central. Derek Bohle also had a big pin for the Owls at 132 (5-0).