EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

February 15, 2013

Windham's Bartlett stars for Beanpot champs

Memory Lane
Chuck Frye

---- — Windham’s Bartlett a Beanpot champion

dover to the North Shore Ski League meet title. …

15 years ago last week: Blackington lifts Reggies

Jeff Blackington had a hat trick and two assists in Greater Lawrence’s 8-7 shootout win over Tyngsboro. … Chris Kurps and Bob Reddish scored twice apiece as Methuen downed Dracut, 6-0. … Matt Van Laethem had a hat trick, raising his season total to 14, as North Reading humbled Pentucket, 7-1 to qualify for post season play for the first time in five years. …

Brad Martineau tied his own school record with eight 3-pointers. His 24 points led Pelham past Raymond, 72-55. … Jeff Danis and Tommy McLaughlin had 18 points apiece as Andover held off upset-minded Methuen, 69-63. Later, Brendan Long (17 points) and Andover upset first-place Haverhill, 64-54. … Late free throws from Chris LaMalfa and Mark Dunham (19 points) lifted Pinkerton past Portsmouth, 56-51. … Future NBA player Dan Gadzuric — a 6-10 center from the Netherlands — dominated with 22 points, 21 rebounds and 13 blocks as Governor Dummer defeated Brooks, 59-52. … Rucky Vasquez had 17 points, 18 boards and 3 blocks in Greater Lawrence’s 64-56 win over Tyngsboro. …

With a 69-45 win over Lowell, 20-year Methuen head coach Mimi Hyde earned her 250th career victory. … Meghan Hamilton came off the bench to score 17 points and add six steals in Londonderry’s 59-36 victory over Keene. … Andover posted its 41st straight victory over the team that beat it last, Haverhill, 57-46. Andover’s Charlotte Muller and Haverhill’s Julie Szabo each had 20 points. Muller topped the 1,500-point career mark with her 25-point performance in a 63-30 blowout of Burke. … Jamie Potter led Whittier with 19 points and 14 rebounds in a 62-26 blowout of Northeast. … Central Catholic beat Billerica 49-42 as Jen Lavin scored 13 points and Helene Gwizdak added 12. ... Katherine Curry scored a game-high 22 points as Methuen beat Masconomet 60-46. Masco’s Brianne Stepherson scored her 2,000th career point. …

Taylor Smith won the high jump and long jump while placing second in the 55 hurdles, leading Timberlane to a second place behind Londonderry in the state meet. .. Greg Mason’s season-best 6-4 high jump highlighted North Reading’s victory over North Andover that earned the Hornets their third straight CAL title. … Danny Thompson’s 50-6 shot put toss helped Greater Lawrence beat Lynn Tech, 50-36, and wrap up a 7-0 season. … KeriAnn Lynch (55 meters, 7.44 and 600, 1:37), Sarah Farnham (55 hurdles, 8.86) and Marianne Hall (long jump, 17-3¼) set Londonderry track records. …

Purple-haired Eric Cloutier pinned his 112-pound opponent in 1:20 and Timberlane beat unbeaten Concord, 47-24. With a pin at 152, Jay Holder broke the Owls’ career win record with No. 152. … Central Catholic had only one champion (Hector Tavares at 112) but its depth was the difference in winning the North sectional. …

25 years ago last week: Hillies’ first tourney berth in 13 years

After committing 10 turnovers in the second quarter, a motivating pep talk from head coach Bob Walsh jumpstarted Haverhill, which scored 33 third-quarter points en route to a 77-57 win over Dracut. John Spero led a balanced attack with 12 points as the Hillies qualified for postseason play for the first time in 13 years and the second time in 27 seasons. … John Campbell’s 15-foot jumper with three seconds left allowed Whittier to come back from a late seven-point deficit and topple CAC leader Greater Lawrence, 72-71. … Jay Spence’s 19 points led Georgetown past Rockport, 52-33. … John Daileanes (22 points) and Central Catholic rallied to beat Chelmsford, 62-51. …

Rebecca Jesionowski scored 17 points to help Timberlane beat Mount St. Mary 51-41. … Behind 14 points from Kelly McLaughlin, Pentucket cruised by Triton, 45-38. …

Hat tricks from Chris Sargent, Chris Kuchar and Dave Hill led Haverhill in a 9-1 romp over Dracut. … Two goals from Sean McLaughlin lifted Whittier to a 3-1 win over Georgetown. … Tim Jankowski and Tom Tormey found the mark as Central Catholic tied first-place Chelmsford, 2-2. … Three goals and an assist from Jamie Walden powered Pentucket past Lynn Tech, 9-3. …

Mark Mansfield had a 23-second pin at 160 pounds to help Georgetown defeat Beverly, 52-24. … Steve Stewart’s decision at 189 pounds allowed Pentucket to edge Marblehead, 36-30. …

Using a scholarship targeted for Haverhill High graduates, Corey Parker signed to play football at University of Maine.