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Boys’ lacrosse flying high after blowout victories over Peabody, Bedford, Austin Prep

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the April 27, 2017 edition By DAN NUNN Pummel Peabody 15-4 NORTH READING — Sophomores Sean Fagen and Mike Sheridan had 4 goals and 1 assist each to help lead the Hornets to their 15-4 blowout victory over the Peabody Tanners boys’ lacrosse team on April 18. Senior Jack Schille potted 3 goals and 2 assists and junior captain Kevin Murphy added 2 goals and 2 assists. North Reading got rolling early. They scored six times and held the Tanners to just one goal in the first half to take a 6-1 lead at the break. NRHS opened the...

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Lady Hornets tennis team off to 1-1 start

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Published in the April 27, 2017 edition By DAN NUNN Stung in season opener by Marblehead NORTH READING — The Marblehead Magicians traveled to NRHS and spoiled the Hornets home opener with their 4-1 victory on April 5. Junior Megan Griffin picked up the only win of the match in a tough two-set affair at third singles 7-5, 6-2. Senior captain Aly Budny suffered her first loss in over a year at second singles in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4. At first singles senior captain Marissa Galuppo was sunk in a two-set sweep 6-3, 6-1. Juniors Meghan Landers...

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Hornets hammer Amesbury, 21-1

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Published in the April 27, 2017 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING – Last Saturday, the North Reading baseball team hammered Amesbury, 21-1, at home in a five-inning mercy-rule game. With the victory, the Hornets improved to 4-1 overall and in the Cape Ann League. “Pretty much everybody got to play,” said Hornets manager Eric Archambault, about the rout. The Hornets plated 11 runs in the first inning and never looked back. Ryan Connor was the winning pitcher going to 2-0 as he went three innings not allowing a run. Senior,...

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PHOTO: Squirt Champions

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Hornets baseball to 3-0 on season

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Published in the April 20, 2017 edition By STEPHEN MARTELUCCI NORTH READING – The North Reading High baseball team improved to 3-0 on Tuesday as they Hornets won a Triton, 8-3. Pitcher Dan Madden went to 2-0 on the hill going six innings. He gave up two runs, four hits, two walks and struck out four. The Hornet offense had six hits led by Alex D’Ambrosio who was 2 for 3 with two runs batted in. “He put the ball in play went the other way with the ball,” said Hornets manager Eric Archambault. “He did a good job.” Ryan Connor was 1 for 2...

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Girls lacrosse falls to Lynnfield

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Published in the April 20, 2017 edition By Stephen Martellucci NORTH READING – Last Friday afternoon, the North Reading High girls lacrosse team fell to Lynnfield, 13-1, at home. The Hornets entered this game shorthanded as four of their starters were away on vacation. “Their basics are strong and they have a very effective defensive unit,” said Hornets head coach Sam Whitney, about the Pioneers who improved to 4-1. Lynnfield took control of this game in the opening half as they led, 9-1, at the break. Casey McAulisse had the lone...

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North Reading Little League season kicks off

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Published in the April 20, 2017 edition NORTH READING – North Reading Little League’s 2017 spring season opened with a big slate: 13 games, spanning the Instructional League to the Majors, took place at Benevento Fields last Saturday on a gorgeous day for baseball. More kids get to join in the fun this weekend with the start of the NRLL Tee-Ball season (for youngsters 4- and 5-years-old) on Sunday afternoon. Here’s a look at some of the action from last weekend: MINORS The Scrappers rallied from a pair of deficits and then held on to...

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PHOTO: We are the champions

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A much improved veteran boys’ tennis team looks forward to promising season

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Published in the April 13, 2017 edition By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — After two consecutive tough losing seasons with inexperienced teams, the 2017 Hornets boys’ tennis team returns a veteran roster that looks ready to improve. “I have been impressed with all of our returning players,” said head coach Mark Bisognano. “Each and every returning player has come back improved. With this amount of talent we will definitely expect better play from these players.” The lineup is still up in the air, but there is plenty of talent to choose from. The...

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Boys’ lacrosse off and running at 3-0

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Published in the April 13, 2017 edition By DAN NUNN Down Danvers 10-4 DANVERS — Junior captain Kevin Murphy and sophomore Sean Fagen each recorded a hat trick as the Hornets downed the Danvers Falcons 10-4 on the road April 6. Senior Jack Schille and sophomore Mike Sheridan both added two goals apiece. The Hornets got off to another strong start in this game. They controlled both ends of the field in the first half and went into halftime with a 5-1 lead. North Reading continued to be in control in the second half. They outscored the Falcons...

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