EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

January 31, 2013

Haverhill's Great Grundy

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Zach Grundy (21 saves) posted Haverhill’s first shutout of the year in a 3-0 win over Bedford. Josh Goldstein scored twice and Kyle Gosselin added a goal and two assists.

Anchor Gina D’Alelio came from behind to win the 4x400 relay by two yards to give North Reading a 48-38 win over Hamilton-Wenham. D’Alelio also won the 600 and Kerri-Ann Donovan ran on the relay and won the 300.

Jarosz delivers

Senior reserve Erica Jarosz scored a career high nine points and Emily Cranston added eight points and 13 rebounds as Haverhill beat Malden 36-31.

Tommy Terrific

Tommy Couture anchored an air-tight defense and Mike Baglieri (2) and Ryan Bradley scored as Methuen blitzed Dracut 3-1. The Rangers are 3-0-1 in their last four games.

Winning season

Pentucket clinched its first winning season in five years with a 51-18 romp over Andover. The Sachems (13-9) had seven pins in eight wins including Kevin Clark’s 24-second pin at 138.

First-minute pins

Sparked by Shaib Blount’s 19-second pin, Whittier Tech recorded four pins in the first minute in a 58-18 romp over Cambridge.

Tuneup win

Lawrence (20-4) tuned up for next week’s showdown with North Andover by whipping Lowell 41-23. Anfernee Green continued to wrestle well, recording a first-period pin at 132.

Showdown winner

In a battle of two of the top Division 3 wrestling teams in the state, North Reading/Lynnfield remained undefeated (22-0) by clipping Wayland (23-2). Max Whyman had a big 5-3 decision at 120 and Tom Arseneault clinched it with 4-3 win at 220.