Dunham, Lowell Make Statement
Kaleigh Dunham netted 6 goals and had 1 assist while leading Lowell past Tewksbury, 19-4, in a Merrimack Valley Conference girls lacrosse game on Friday afternoon in Tewksbury.
Casey Mitchell made her presence felt on offense for the Red Raiders with 2 goals and 3 assists.
Elizabeth Tighe (1 assist), Abigail Mitchell (1 assist) and Lilly Diamantopolous scored 2 goals each. Sarah Abraham, Julia Sullivan, Nora Funaro, Caetryn Gilreath and Teegan Gilreath potted 1 goal each.
Hannah McAnespie added 2 assists. Isabella Marsden made 5 saves in goal.
Hannah Erickson, Olyvia Cassella, Molly McAnespie, Maura Gillis, Jennifer Paulino, Ella Haley and Sullivan had strong games on defense.
Arlington edged past Westford Academy, 16-25, 25-15, 25-14, 11-25, 15-13, in a DCL match.
Patrick Ward notched 8 kills and Brendan Walsh had 18 assists for the Grey Ghosts (5-9).
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Timberlane Regional beat the Cardinals, 22-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-18, in a New Hampshire match.
Joe Noon finished with 14 kills, 3 blocks and 7 digs for BG (6-5).
Erik Wizboski tallied 9 kills, 3 blocks and 11 digs.
Levi Cass was an all-around force for Chelmsford in this MVC match, finishing with 10 kills, 10 digs and 2 blocks.
Kevin Stolki tallied 8 kills, 12 digs and 2 blocks for the Lions.
Evan Wang had 10 digs and 2 aces, Colin Connor had 4 aces and 5 digs.
Central Catholic 3
Kevin Stevenson was a force at the net, finishing with 27 kills and 3 blocks, as Central Catholic outlasted Andover, 25-20, 24-26, 23-25, 25-18, 15-8, in an MVC match.
Alex Nadeau tallied 24 digs and 3 aces for the Raiders (12-2).
Jack Roderick (36 assists) and John Day (15 service points) played well.
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Becca Smith paced Shawsheen Tech’s offense with 3 hits, including a triple, in this non-league game.
Grace Clark drove in 2 runs. Marissa Brangiforte ripped a triple and was robbed of another of another extra-base hit on an over the head catch while falling down by Bishop Fenwick’s right fielder.
Sandra Watne pitched well for the Rams (4-6), but had to leave the game after taking a line drive off her throwing elbow.
Bishop Guertin 9
Nashua South 0
Freshman Meghan Davey pitched a 5-hit shutout with 6 strikeouts for Bishop Guertin.
Emma Charron, Torey Hart, Sky Grenier and Maddie Bowen had 2 hits each for the Cardinals.
Ashley Gibson had 3 hits, including a triple, and 1 RBI while powering Tygnsboro past Oakmont.
Katie Hurynowicz (double), Jayden Kelly (double, 2 RBI) and Paige Connery had 2 hits each for the Tigers.
Amanda Pare went the distance in the circle and recorded 7 strikeouts.
Grace Chartier had a strong defensive game in center field.
Burlington improved its record to 9-1 by topping Melrose in a Middlesex League game.