Tyngsboro High’s Ben Foley tries to make a move past North Middlesex defender Mike Carson during boys lacrosse action Friday afternoon in
Tyngsboro High's Ben Foley tries to make a move past North Middlesex defender Mike Carson during boys lacrosse action Friday afternoon in Tyngsboro. SUN/JULIA MALAKIE

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The visiting Tewksbury High School baseball team picked up its first win of the season in five tries when Brett Morris singled home the winning run in the top of the seventh inning for a wild 8-7 victory over Lowell at Stoklosa/Alumni Field.

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Tewksbury 8

Lowell 7

Joe Csokmay led off the seventh with a double, was sacrificed to third and scored the tie-breaking run on the second of Morris's 2 hits on the day.

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Ryan Meade had 2 hits including a bases-loaded double in the fifth inning. Csokmay also had 2 hits.

Conor Callery had 2 hits and scored 2 runs for Lowell (3-4).

Chelmsford 3

North Andover 2

The Lions overcame a 2-1 deficit in the bottom of the seventh as Mike Tice delivered a two-out, 2-run walkoff double.

Tyngsboro’s Russ Gillis gets a pat on the head from Justin Maher, right, after scoring a goal. At left is Ryan McCarthy of North Middlesex.	SUN/JULIA
Tyngsboro's Russ Gillis gets a pat on the head from Justin Maher, right, after scoring a goal. At left is Ryan McCarthy of North Middlesex. SUN/JULIA MALAKIE

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Quinn Cooney earned the win in relief. Mitch Mangahas and Daylon Thompson also pitched well for Chelmsford.

Mark Keller had 2 hits, while Ben Sauter, Mike DeDonato and Jack Campsmith added 1 hit each.

In a game Thursday, Chelmsford lost to Central Catholic, 6-1. The Lions were led by Campsmith, who had 2 singles and a double and 1 RBI. Keller added a double, while Cooney had a hit and was a defensive standout.

Jesse Ashley took the loss, allowing 3 earned runs in 6 innings.

Pelham 12

Farmington 0

Senior Chris Gamble was a force on the mound and at the plate for the Pythons.

Gamble earned the win in his first varsity start, allowing 1 hit and striking out 7 in this 5-inning mercy rule shortened game.


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At the plate, Gamble was 3-for-3 with a grand slam, 3 runs scored, 5 RBI and a stolen base.

Dan Spicer had 3 hits with a triple, double, 2 runs scored and 1 RBI. Jake Vaiknoras had 2 hits with a double, run scored and 2 RBI for Pelham (1-1). Cam DeLoreto (2 hits, 2 stolen bases and 3 runs scored) and Tyler Foye (2 hits, 1 RBI and 1 run) helped power the Pythons' offense.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Lowell 19

Peabody 12

The Red Raiders received 5 goals each from seniors Liz Mahoney and Kelsie Christiansen to take this non-league matchup and improve to 5-3.

Fran Cigliano and Sara Blazon both collected 3 goals for LHS, while Morgan Cassella had 2 and Stephanie Barr 1. Alex Castellano made 7 saves.

North Middlesex 14

Tyngsboro 11

Danielle Kozloski led the way for North Middlesex with 2 goals and 2 assists.

Maddy Ozog scored 3 goals, while Kaycee Cokonis and Mackenzie Gray (1 assist) scored 2 goals apiece.

BOYS LACROSSE

Medford 9

Shawsheen 5

The Rams fell to 3-3 with the home loss.

Jack Peacock, Tom Avtgis, Jake Nardone, Matt Steele and Griffin Blanch all scored a goal for Shawsheen. Zach DeLuca dished out 2 assists and Kevin Vacca made 16 saves between the pipes.

Tyngsboro 15

North Middlesex 10

Austin Coene scored 4 goals to help power Tyngsboro past North Middlesex.

Justin Maher and Kyle Laforge added 3 goals apiece for the Tigers (4-2). Ben Foley and Russ Gillis chipped in with 2 each. Kyle Butler also scored for Tyngsboro. Tiger goalie Austin Castagno made 13 saves.

AJ Gearin paced North Middlesex' offense with 4 goals. Corey DaSilva potted 2 goals for the Patriots (0-4). Eric Murphy made 10 saves for NM.

Central Catholic 19

Methuen 7

Alex Parent led the way for the Raiders in this MVC game with 7 goals and 2 assists.

Jack McInnis tallied 4 goals, while Eric Robbins checked in with 2 goals and 3 assists.

SOFTBALL

Pelham 7

Farmington 1

Senior right-hander Jordan Parece went the distance on the mound for the Pythons, allowing 3 hits while striking out 8.

Pelham scored all of its runs in the sixth inning. Hannah Paitchel helped spark the winning rally with a 2-run single. Chantal Roussel came through with a run-scoring double, while Parece and Elissa Mogauro each had an RBI single for Pelham (2-0). Paitchel and Roussel had 2 hits each.

Marlboro 13

North Middlesesex 1

Emily Rapoza knocked in the North Middlesex run with a sacrifice fly.

Sophomore Emily McGrath had a strong defensive game at third base and turned a double play for the Patriots (1-3).

Alvirne 5

Nashua North 3

The Broncos scored four runs in the top of the fifth to take the NHIAA victory.

Offensively, Alvirne was led by Christina Guessfred, who went 3-for-3 with an RBI. Evelyn Susko went 1-for-3 with 2 RBI. Nicole Teague and Kaycee Carbone added singles, and Teague drove in a run. Teague was the winning pitcher. She went the distance, giving up 2 earned runs and 4 hits while striking out 11 and walking 4.

Billerica 7

Chelmsford 5

Sabrina Loureiro homered, doubled and knocked in 2 runs while leading the Indians past previously-unbeaten CHS.

Cassidy Sorenson chipped in with 2 doubles and 2 RBI for Billerica (4-1).

Jen Bartley was the winning pitcher, and helped her own cause offensively with a triple, double and RBI.

Reliever Rachael Trott pitched the final 1 2/3 innings to close out the win for the Indians, who turned some key double plays.

For Chelmsford (5-1), Shannon Garrity had 3 hits with a 2-run homer and double. Abby Desrosiers was 3-for-4 for the Lions.

Shawsheen 5

Triton 4

Lauren Barletta singled and scored the winning run on a hit by Kennedy Harper in the bottom of the ninth inning of this non-league game.

Harper paced the Rams with 3 hits and scored 2 runs. Mariah Wentzell chipped in with 2 hits for Shawsheen Tech (4-1).

Danielle Cacciola doubled and scored a run, and Jamie Ray added a 2-run double. Katie Welch had a hit and scored a run.

Kerri Hegerty only gave up 3 hits and fanned 4 while pitching all 9 innings.

Tewksbury 3

Peabody 1

Brooke Hardy belted a homer to help lead the way as Tewksbury improved to 5-1.

Shannon McLaughlin struck out 10 while going the distance for the win. McLaughlin also came through on offense with a triple, run scored and RBI. Nora Butler added an RBI single for Tewksbury.