Tewksbury Opens on Fire Against Methuen
The Tewksbury Redmen opened the season with a dominating golf win over Methuen, 16.5-3.5, at Trull Brook GC.
Individual winners for the Redmen were Cam Grace (5&4), Kyle Lombardo (2&1), Mike Polimeno (4&2), Anthony Pecci (4&2), Campbell Pierce (2-Up) and Garrett Kingston (2&1).
John Beatrice halved his match and also halved his four ball match, as did Pecci. The four ball winners were Grace and Lombardo (3&1), and Pierce and Kingston (2&1).
North Andover 17.5, Lowell 2.5
Lowell lost to North Andover during a MVC match at Mt. Pleasant Golf Club. Brock Pare won his match 3&1, while the team of Thomas Carolan and Nick Mandeville halved its four ball match.
The Broncos went 2-1 in a quad match held at the Derryfield Country Club.
Hanover was tops with a 201, followed by Alvirne (209), Dover (217) and Central (236).
Tyler Lizotte was the team’s medalist, finishing with a 35. He was followed by Ryan Santos, Jackie Dowd and Brett McKinley, who all shot a 43, and Mike Dowling with a 45.
Groton-Duns. 4, Tyngsboro 1
Noelle St. Germain netted a pair of goals, while Morgan Dondero and Hannah Erickson added one each to lead the Crusaders to a Mid-Wach League victory. Emily Hauk and Hannah Bowman also had one assist each.
Tyngsboro’s lone goal came from Jayden Kelly.
Littleton 1, Oakmont 1
The Tigers came away with a tough draw, with Molly Magnette scoring the goal on a set-up from Valerie Crory. Goalie Julia Cochran played well, making 12 saves and Lauren Richards, a defender, had a strong game.
Dracut 1, Central Catholic 0
In a scoreless game, junior forward Brendan Davis found the back of the net in the 70th minute to give the Middies (1-0) the MVC win.
Also playing well were senior defender Kobi Lane, senior midfielder Zakary Walton and sophomore forward Cameron Downer. Goalie Tyler Flick made 8 saves to record the shutout.
Shawsheen Tech 1, Gr. Lowell 0
Senior Jared Rizzo scored the lone goal on a long shot, which just past the goalie’s outstretched hands, to lift the Rams to the CAC win.
Elias Flaounas picked up the assist. Senior captain Mike Reppucci earned the shutout on his 18th birthday. Playing well in front of him were Gavin Pigott, Jason Myers, Jose Cruz and Matt Pustizzi.
Nashoba Tech 2, Gr. Lawrence 0
Senior Brendan Taylor opened up the scoring in the first half with a goal assisted by sophomore Matt Collins.
Then later in the second, junior Patrick Duffy tallied a goal on a great pass from Dan Baxter. Ryan Farrar picked up the shutout in the net with 6 saves, while in front of him Matt Cartwright, Matt Venti, Jacob Tessier and Jacob Howe all played well.
Woburn 2, Wilmington 0
Woburn scored a goal in each half to come away with the Middlesex League cross-over opening season victory.
In the losing effort, goalie Andrew Days made 8 saves, while forward Rocco Scalfini, and midfielders Troy Riekstins and Mark Rogomentich had strong games.
Lowell 4, Lawrence 0
George Zuleta netted 2 goals, while Vinicius Silochi and Eleazer Fataki added a goal each as the Red Raiders (1-0) claimed the MVC win.
Evan Tu set up a pair of goals, while James DiGiovanni earned an assist. Combining for the shutout were Edgar Delannoy (6 saves) and Jack Waterhouse (2 saves).
DiGiovanni, Eleazar Fatak and Steven Monsalve played well on defense. Enzo Milani, Zuleta and Emmanuel Lopea starred at midfield.
Chelmsford 0, Haverhill 0
In a hard-earned scoreless MVC tie on the road, the Lions received strong performances from goalie Kate Krueger with 14 saves.
Abbey Quirbach, Hannah Myerson, Angelica Watson and Kat Slattery were also terrific for Chelmsford.
Westford 4, Wayland 2
Ally Giovino tallied 2 goals and added an assist to lead the Grey Ghosts to a DCL victory.
Mary Cadogan and Dominique Paglia had the other goals, while Emily Morin added an assist. Also playing well included Mel Almasian, Carol Sawrey and Bella Hillmand on defense, as well as midfielders Brooke Ditcham and Lindsay Blais.
Groton-Dunstable 3, Wellesley 1
The Crusaders came away with a 3-1 (19-25, 25-23, 25-18 and 25-16) non-league victory against Wellesley.
Playing well for the winners was Lily Blodgett with 5 aces, 10 blocks and 8 kills.
Also, Alexis Millett contributed 5 aces, Hannah Wynn had 10 kills, and Lauren Kenney and Katy Eberhardt added 26 and 14 assists, respectively.
Greater Lowell 3, Northeast 0
Greater Lowell made quick work of its CAC opponents in Tyngsboro.
Playing well in the win were Aracelli Lopez, Larabeth Laviena and Lexi Cotto.
Bishop Guertin 3, Merrimack 0
Bishop Guertin was led by a handful of players in a sweep over Merrimack.
Paola Matos had 6 aces and 13 digs, Alicia Glasheen had 18 assists and 5 digs, Julia Pascucci had 14 assists, 7 kills and 4 aces, Rita Dow added in 8 kills and 3 aces, and Elizabeth Knapp chipped in with 8 kills and 9 digs for the Cardinals.
Westford 3, Wayland 1
The Grey Ghosts opened the season up on the right foot with a convincing 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-21 and 25-14) victory over their DCL rivals.
Senior Elise Sepe led the way with 9 kills, 2 aces and 4 blocks, while senior teammate Caitlin Cannuscio added 8 kills and 2 aces.