EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

September 24, 2013

Final Score

The Eagle-Tribune

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Thanks for the goal!

Sanborn’s boys soccer team defeated Hillsboro-Deering 2-1, thanks partly to a goal put in accidentally by a Hillsboro player to tie the score. Austin Clough scored the game-winner for the Indians (4-4).

Owls second twice

The Timberlane boys and girls cross country teams both finished second in a five-team home meet. For the boys, who finished just four points shy of Bishop Guertin, Peter Saviano and Liam Kimball finished second and third respectively while Lauren Oligny was runner-up for the Owls in the girls race.

Bounce-back win

After dropping its first game of the season Saturday, the Andover field hockey team bounced back with a dominating 4-0 victory over Bishop Fenwick. Brenna Keefe led the attack with a pair of goals and Weezy Gross had a goal and an assist.

Deja vu hat trick

Taylor Schmitz recorded a hat trick for the second straight game as Greater Lawrence tripped up Presentation of Mary, 3-1.

O’Connell by KO

Tom O’Connell of Haverhill Downtown Boxing won his first fight over the weekend. Competing in Fall River in the 165-pound division, he recorded a first round knockout over Carlos Semiey.

Methuen game change

Methuen’s home football game against Dracut this week, originally scheduled for Friday night, has been switched to Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Surging Timberlane

Timberlane’s volleyball team won its fourth straight, ripping Manchester Central in three straight games. Christina Nye had seven kills for the Owls (5-2) and Hailey Lovett had seven aces.

Taking a Chance

Tufts freshman running back Chance Brady of Haverhill had a fine game for Tufts over the weekend, gaining 78 yards in seven carries, with a long run of 32 yards, in a 52-9 loss to Wesleyan.