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Hornets capture CAL title

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Corrieri’s goal with seconds left gives North Reading the win Published in the February 16, 2017 edition BY STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI Matt Corrieri’s goal with 38 seconds left gave the North Reading High hockey team a thrilling, 2-1, home win over Newburyport last Saturday afternoon at Kasabuski Rink in Saugus. Pat Scanlon and Colin Chase both assisting on the game-winner. “It was the most exciting game of the season,” stated North Reading head coach John Giuliotti. “To do it on Senior Day against a good opponent made it even bigger.” With...

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Hornets qualify for state tourney for second straight season

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Published in the February 16. 2017 edition By DAN NUNN Rout Notre Dame 89-43 NORTH READING — With their 89-43 blowout victory over the Notre Dame Cristo Rey Hurricanes on February 6, the Hornets boys’ basketball team qualified for the state tournament for the second straight season and the fourth time in five years. Senior Mike McCauley was the game’s high scorer with 17 points. Senior Cam Davis poured in 13 points and senior Matt McCarthy, who continues to work back from injury, added 11 points. Juniors Burke Riesenberg and Lionel Beane...

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Girls’ hockey defeats Oakmont 4-1; in hunt for first tourney berth

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Published in the February 16, 2017 edition By DAVID McCOUBREY ASHBURNHAM — The girls’ co-op hockey team continues to receive excellent play from young talent, as they beat Oakmont 4-1 on the road on Saturday at Cushing Academy. Already a good team, the Tanners, comprised of players from Peabody, Lynnfield and North Reading, have a bright future ahead with so many freshmen and sophomores contributing at a high level. Sophomore Abby Buckley, an aggressive and gymnastic goalie, continued her excellent run. “Abby is a consistent force...

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Hornets record first hockey loss of season

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off

Published in the February 9, 2017 edition By Stephen Martellucci Last Saturday afternoon, the North Reading High boys hockey team suffered its first loss of the season as they were edged by visiting Matignon, 2-1, at Kasabuski Rink in Saugus. With the non-league defeat, the Hornets record fell to 12-1-1. “They are a Division 1 program and they play some pretty good teams,” said North Reading head coach John Giuliotti, as the Hornets are a Division 2 squad. “I was disappointed with the loss but now we can change our focus.” Things started off...

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Hornets suffer two blowout losses; stand at 9-4

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Crushed by Newburyport 66-49 Published in the February 9, 2017 edition By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — The Newburyport Clippers broke a second place tie with the Hornets in the CAL Kinney Division with their resounding 66-49 victory at North Reading on January 31. Junior Colin Boucher was the only NRHS player in double figures with 10 points off the bench. The Hornets struggled mightily offensively in the first quarter and found themselves down 16-6 at the end of one. NRHS tried to creep back in it in the second quarter. But a late Newburyport...

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Girls’ co-op hockey sweeps Marblehead home-away series

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Published in the February 9, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — The co-op girls’ hockey team beat Marblehead 4-2 last Wednesday night at home to complete the home-away series sweep for the Tanners against the Magicians. “I’m very proud with our effort level,” head coach Michelle Roach told the Villager. “The second chance efforts and one-on-one battles made the difference tonight. This was a big league game for us and we came out strong in the third to close it out.” The victory improved the team’s overall record to 6-6-2. The...

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PHOTO: Swim team seniors have final home meet

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Hockey team notches 11th win

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Published in the February 2, 2017 edition BY STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI HAVERHILL – Last Saturday afternoon, the North Reading High boys hockey team beat host Amesbury, 3-1, at the Valley Forum in Haverhill. With that victory, the Hornets record improved to 11-0-1 overall and 6-0-1 in the Cape Ann League. They also competed the season sweep over the Indians. “We have had some success against them the past few years,” said North Reading head coach John Giuliotti. “Their goalie played well and they were able to hang in there.” In the first...

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Mirasolo sisters both score goals in 2-2 tie to Bishop Fenwick

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Published in the February 2, 2017 edition By DAVID McCOUBREY PEABODY — The Peabody–Lynnfield–North Reading girls’ co–op hockey team dominated the Bishop Fenwick Crusaders at McVann–O’Keefe Skating Rink, owning the puck for much of the game, leading to plenty of scoring opportunities. But sometimes puck control and good looks at the net don’t lead to goals. Sometimes this doesn’t even lead to victory, as the teams tied 2-2 last Friday night. Freshman goalie Jeny Collins was a brick wall in the first period with eight stops, making athletic...

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Lady Hoopsters suffer tough losses to Generals, Chieftains

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Fall in OT to Generals 47-46 Published in the February 2, 2017 edition By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — Despite a season-high 20 points from senior captain Katerina Hassapis, the Hornets girls’ basketball team fell to the Hamilton-Wenham Generals 47-46 in overtime on January 24. Sophomore Casey McAuliffe and freshman Ali Grasso both chipped in 8 points apiece. The Generals played slightly better than North Reading in the first half. By halftime the Hamilton-Wenham lead was 23-17. Both offenses got rolling in the third quarter. A combined 23 points...

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