School Roundup

Andover girls’ swim team finishes undefeated again

Winning is second nature to the Andover girls’ swim team.

The Golden Warriors capped their fourth consecutive undefeated season Friday, beating Merrimack Valley League rival Chelmford, 92½-88½, at the Lowell YMCA.

Andover (12-0, 9-0) has also won 12 of the last 13 Division 1 State Championships in addition to finishing undefeated in 13 of the past 14 regular seasons.


“These are a group of talented kids who swim year round and every class that comes in tries to uphold our winning tradition and they all put pressure on themselves to try an accomplish our team of goal of winning a state championship,” said 22d-year coach Marilyn Fitzgerald.

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Andover won nine of the 12 events against the Lions (12-1-1).

Harvard-bound Ashlee Korsberg, the defending state champion in the 200 and 500 freestyle, repeated the feat, winning the 200 in 1 minute and 55.81 seconds and the 500 in 5:02.32.

Senior Maggie D’Innocenzo, who is committed to Southern Cal, won the 200 individual medley (2:06.19).

The Golden Warriors look to continue their winning ways Nov. 10 at the swimming and diving sectionals at MIT.

Boys’ soccer


Canton 6, Stoughton 1 — Michael Denehy became the Bulldogs’ (9-6-2) second all-time leading scorer after netting a hat trick in the victory.

Boston International 9, Snowden 1 — Wilton Zuo scored his 16th goal of the season to lead the Lions (3-13).

King Philip 3, Taunton 0 — Jon Keys scored off his own rebound after assisting on Jack Scall’s goal and the Warriors (6-5-6) qualified for the postseason.

Norwood 2, Newton North 0 — Mark Powers and Tyler Goncalves were the goal scorers for the Mustangs (4-13-1).

Beaver Country Day 2, Concord Academy 0 — Zachary Herivaux netted two goals, giving him 13 on the season, as Beaver Country Day (13-2) won its fourth in a row.


Beverly 2, Peabody 0 — Sean Curtin and Brendon Cronin each scored a goal for the Panthers (11-4-2).

East Bridgewater 2, Rockland 0 — Jared Burns and Ethan Forrest both scored for the Vikings (15-2).

Wareham 4, Bourne 1 — Jack Canterbury scored twices to lead the Vikings (11-4-3). Canterbury finished the season with 30 goals and eight assists.

Sharon 4, Foxboro 0 — The Eagles (8-7-1) qualified for the state tournament for the sixth time in eight years behind Ian Beach’s two goals.

Bishop Stang 3, Westport 0 — Sarandon Dias chipped in a goal (his 11th of the season) for the Spartans (7-7-4).

Scituate 1, Hingham 1 — Ninth-ranked Hingham (11-1-4) took an early lead on Evan Flanagan’s goal, but Scituate (11-3-2) tied it with eight minutes to play.

Oliver Ames 3, Milford 0 — The Tigers (13-2-3) got goals from David Stapleton, Chris Romero, and Chris Goncalves to clinch the Hockomock Davenport Division.

Girls’ soccer

East Boston 1, O'Bryant 0 — Manuela Lopera scored in the 27th minute to send the Jets (11-4-1) into the city tournament on a high note.

South Boston 5, Charlestown 1 — Daitannah Smith led the Knights (9-5-2) with three goals and two assists.

Duxbury 4, Middleborough 0 — Nicole Gavin scored the winning goal for the No.13 Green Dragons (12-2-3).

Melrose 4, Malden 1 — Julia McDermott tallied a pair of goals for the Red Raiders.

Masconomet 4, North Reading 0 — Lexi Sheehan picked up her 16th and 17th goals and had two assists for the Chieftains (12-4-2).

Field hockey

North Attleborough 1, Franklin 1 — Franklin (10-1-5) earned the Hockomock League (Kelly-Rex Division) title for the second consecutive year after senior Marta Versprille scored the tying goal with nine minutes left.

Concord-Carlisle 1, Westford 1 — Sophie Mazur’s tying goal earned Concord-Carlisle a berth in the state tournament.

Peabody 4, Revere 1 — Joanne Frangias (one goal) and Jenna Ferullo (two goals) led the Tanners (10-5-3).

Apponequet 2, Bishop Stang 0 — Olivia Pink and Cara Storms each scored their 20th goal of the season for the Lakers (17-0-1).

Acton-Boxborough 5, Waltham 0 — Leah Cardarelli scored two goals for the No. 7 Colonials (16-1-1).

Duxbury 2, Mansfield 1 — Isabella McCann scored the winner for the fifth-ranked Dragons (17-1-0) with 2:18 to play in the first half.


Because of the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Sandy, the Division 1, 2, and 3 high school golf championships have been postponed.

The Division 1 championship has been rescheduled for Nov. 5 at Norton Country Club; the Division 2 championship will be Nov. 5 at Gannon Municipal Golf Course; and the Division 3 event is Wednesday at Red Tail Golf Club.