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July 11, 2013

Local Roundup: Colome, Lawrence girls roll in Hoops for Hope


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Lawrence dumped Peabody, 48-37, in Hoops for Hope girls varsity action.

Elemy Colome led all scorers with 16 points in the win.

Courtney Bua had 15 for the Tanners.

Andover 37, Central Catholic 19: A — Colleen Caveney 10; CC — Toni Joy 9

Lowell 42, North Andover 38: L — Sabrina Vail 17; NA — Leah Chittick 13

Pentucket 34, Dracut 31: P — Kelsi McNamara 7; D Ashley Leboeuf 7

Tyngsboro 38, Bishop Guertin 36: T — Emily McFadden 15; BG — Mia Vechione 8, Gigi Piercy 8

Bishop Fenwick 40, Westford 26: BF — Kate Lipka 12; W — McKenna Doremus 11

Baseball

Krinsky’s clutch pitching lifts Andover

Andover Legion topped Middleton 9-5 in a game called due to darkness after six innings.

Andrew Selima got the win. He yielded three earned runs in five-plus innings. Max Krinsky came on with the bases loaded in the sixth and came through with flying colors. The Andover High sophomore-to-be induced a pop-up and two ground balls, limiting Middleton to one run.

Andrew Bruno collected four hits and three RBIs. Jimmy Walsh added two hits and an RBI. Selima, who will be a freshman at St. John’s Prep, tripled in two runs in the first.

Andrew Nason starred behind the plate and threw out a runner trying to steal.

Kuegel rescues Salem

Salem Post 63 shaded Derry Post 9, 2-1, in Junior Legion action.

Riley Kuegel singled in Conor Abraham for the winning run in the sixth. Pat McCarty fired five innings of one-hit ball in the win. Greg Marggraf got the win in relief.

College

Mantoni top scholar

Recent Merrimack graduate Joe Mantoni of Northbridge won the Northeast-10 Spring Scholar-Athlete Sports Excellence Award.

Mantoni, who was named the College’s Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year, led the Warriors with 36 RBIs. He also racked up eight saves and a stellar 1.61 ERA. An economics major with a 3.87 GPA, Mantoni was drafted in the 18th round by the Cincinnati Reds.