Hoey Tosses a 3-hitter, Leads Lowell Over North Andover
Tyler Hoey tossed a 3-hitter and struck out 2 while pitching Lowell to a 4-1 victory over North Andover in a Merrimack Valley Conference Division 1 baseball game.
In the MVC Division 2, Chelmsford blasted Haverhill, 15-1.
LOWELL 4, NORTH ANDOVER 1 — Thomas Hassett doubled and drove in a run while leading the way on offense for the Red Raiders.
Jaime Velez (1 run), Ray Velasquez and Adam Betty had 1 hit each.
CHELMSFORD 15, HAVERHILL 1 — Chris Rabias ripped 2 triples and Jack Beauchesne had 3 hits, including a triple, while powering Chelmsford’s offense.
Carl Erickson chipped in with 3 hits for the Lions, who secured a berth in the state tournament.
Mike Connor, Anthony Hubbard and Andrew Cloutier had 2 hits apiece.
Graham Jeffries only allowed 3 hits in 5 innings while earning the win on the mound.
GREATER LOWELL TECH 5, PENTUCKET 3 — Cole Blades banged out 3 hits, including 2 doubles, and scored 2 runs as Greater Lowell Tech topped Pentucket Regional in a non-league game.
Jeremy Gray made his presence felt on offense with 2 hits, 1 RBI and 1 run scored. Matt Gaudette and Ryan Hickey each had a hit and RBI.
Jeff Springer drove in a run and scored 2 runs, while Eric Airosus and Brian Bosia had 1 hit each. Riley Stuys was the winning pitcher. Stys only allowed 3 hits while giving up 3 runs and striking out 2 in 5 innings.
Hickey closed out the victory by pitching 2 scoreless innings with 1 strikeout to notch the save.
LOWELL CATHOLIC 6, GEORGETOWN 3 — Nate Sayer and Liam Fisher came through with run-scoring singles in Lowell Catholic’s 3-run rally in the top of the ninth inning that lifted the Crusaders past Georgetown in a non-league game.
Kyle DeRoma had 2 hits, including a leadoff double in the ninth, and scored what proved to be the winning run.
Fisher paced Lowell Catholic’s offense with 3 hits.
Josh Sayer (2 hits) smacked a 2-out, 2-run double that tied the game 3-3 in the fourth. In the bottom of the fourth, Josh Sayer made a diving catch in the outfield that ended a Georgetown scoring threat, saving 2 runs from scoring.
Nate Sayer notched 2 hits, while Drew Martin had 1 hit and 1 RBI. David Gill singled and scored a run.
Reliever Alex Graves pitched 5 shutout innings with 6 strikeouts while earning the win on the mound.
Gill started on the mound and had 5 strikeouts in 4 innings.
PELHAM 12, KINGSWOOD 2 — Jess Slaton was a force at the plate, checking in with 2 doubles, a triple, 3 runs scored and 1 RBI, while leading Pelham past Kingswood.
Abbey Bevens chipped in offensively with 4 hits, 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.
Skyy Ortega notched 3 hits, 2 RBI and scored 3 runs, while Kate Fisher, Julia Vawter, Ashley Phillips and Kiara Goulet had 1 RBI each for Pelham (7-5).
Reliever Abigail Provencal pitched 5 shutout innings and registered 9 strikeouts while earning the win in the circle.
CENTRAL CATHOLIC 17, NEWBURYPORT 15 — Ciera Licare potted 6 goals and had 1 assist while helping Central Catholic outlast Newburyport in a non-league game.
Olivia DeLonais netted 3 goals for the Raiders (9-5).
Addison Jaromin checked in with 2 goals and 1 assist.
TYNGSBORO 10, WACHUSETT 9 — Emma Angelo netted the game-winning goal as Tyngsboro edged Wachusett Regional in overtime.
Sarah Hammerstone paced the Tigers’ offense with 4 goals and 1 assist.
Mollie Flanagan tallied 2 goals and 1 assist while Molly Lanier won 7 draw controls.
Jess DeBruin played well defensively, and Emily Ronan made 7 saves in goal.
DRACUT 14, LOWELL 6 — Dracut defeated Lowell on Friday to clinch the Merrimack Valley Conference Division 2 championship.
The Middies have an overall record of 11-3. The 11 wins is the most ever in a single-season in the history of the Dracut boys lacrosse program.
ANDOVER 11, LOWELL 4 — Brendan Tighe paced Lowell’s offense with 3 goals in this MVC game.
Owen Goulette scored 1 goal, while Kyle Shanahan and Jack Frediani added 1 assist each.
Billy Panagiotopoulos had a strong game on defense.
Andrew Carrabis (6 saves) and Vincent Kim (4 saves) split the goaltending duties for the Red Raiders.
LITTLETON 3, TYNGSBORO 2 — Littleton edged Tyngsboro in a Midland-Wachusett League match to improve its record to 8-2.
Alex Ryzi and Matthew Krampf posted singles wins for Littleton, while Will Palaia and Mikey Taylor teamed up for a win at first doubles.
Tyngsboro’s Andrew Stankiewicz won at first singles.
Ayush Bhagnt and Alex Hilmon teamed up for a win at second doubles for Tyngsboro.
METHUEN 3, TEWKSBURY 2 — Methuen edged Tewksbury in an MVC match.
Derek Wallace and Zach Hines teamed up for a win at first double, while the tandem of Brandon Pham and Patrick Dunn at second doubles for the Redmen.