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Sweeney, Moran Fuel Wildcats

May 28, 2019

Jenna Sweeney went 2-for-3 with a triple, drove in a run and scored 3 times to power the Wilmington High softball team to a 15-3 rout of Newburyport on Monday.

SOFTBALL —

WILMINGTON 15, NEWBURYPORT 3 — Ally Moran was again a force on the mound, striking out 11 and not allowing a walk in the non-league clash stopped after six innings.

Wilmington scored in every inning.

Ryan Bailey and Sweeney reached base four times. Bailey went 2-for-4 with 3 RBI.

LEICESTER 11, TYNGSBORO 0 — The Tigers were held to just one hit in the home defeat.

Leicester took a 3-0 lead after half an inning. Tyngsboro (11-6) has three regular-season games left.

BASEBALL —

TYNGSBORO 9, GARDNER 7 — Phil Sutherland earned the victory in relief and he also led the Tigers at the plate in Gardner.

Sutherland went 2--for-4 with a run scored and 4 RBI. On the mound, he pitched 2 innings and fanned 3. Also swinging a hot bat was Brandon St. Gelais, who went 2-for-5 with a run scored and 2 RBI. Connor Tompkins went 2-for-2 and scored twice, while Nolan Michaud went 2-for-4 and scored once.

BC HIGH 3, CHELMSFORD 0 — The Lions were involved in their fourth no-hitter of the season.

Unfortunately this one went against them. Sophomore Timmy Connor was the tough-luck loser after going the distance against a talented BC High team, allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs.

The Lions play Concord-Carlisle on Thursday and Westford on Saturday to end the regular season.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL —

GREATER LAWRENCE 3, LOWELL CATHOLIC 0 — The Crusaders fell at home to Greater Lawrence.

Scores were 25-15, 25-20, 25-22. Patrick McKenna compiled 7 kills and 7 blocks.

Lowell Catholic (12-8) concluded its regular season and awaits its tournament seeding.

GIRLS LACROSSE —

CHELMSFORD 13, HAVERHILL 0 — Kate Krueger led the Lions to the MVC romp with a 3-goal, 2-assist effort.

Erin Green tallied 3 goals for the Lions (15-4), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Leah Green found the back of the net twice, and adding single goals were Shannon Walsh (3 assists), Julia Pitts (2 assists) and Claire Danahy (assist).

FOOTBALL —

Dracut’s Aise Pream, an All-Scholastic football player from St. John’s Prep, has been selected to play in the Shriner’s All-Star Classic. Each year the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA), in connection with the Aleppo Shriners of Massachusetts, co-sponsor an Eastern Mass. all-star football game for the state’s top football players.

For 35 years, graduating high school seniors from the North and South have played the Shriners All-Star Football Classic. All proceeds from the game are donated to the Shriners Hospital in Boston. This year’s game will take place on June 21 at Bentley University at 7 p.m.

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