North Reading Sports

Sports Lead: February 20, 2020

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: February 20, 2020

...

read more

Seven-game winning streak sends girls’ hockey to 14-5-1

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Seven-game winning streak sends girls’ hockey to 14-5-1

Win Northeastern Hockey League title Published February 20, 2020 PEABODY — The Peabody/Lynnfield/North Reading girls’ co-op hockey team finished the regular season on a seven-game winning streak, bringing their final record to 14-5-1. The Tanners secured their spot in the tournament once that streak reached five games. They traveled to Medford on Feb. 5, putting on quite a show with a 5-1 victory. Lynnfield’s Jenn Flynn netted a hat trick and an assist and Hannah Gromko also scored. North Reading’s Jenna DiNapoli scored a goal and Lily Piscatelli, Ella McTeague and Anya Pineo...

read more

LNR wrestling finishes 5th in sectional tournament

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on LNR wrestling finishes 5th in sectional tournament

Published February 20, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO BOXFORD — The Lynnfield-North Reading co-op wrestling team finished fifth in the Division 2 North sectional tournament on Feb. 15. The Black and Gold scored 141 points in the 13-team tournament. Ten grapplers placed in the sectional tournament. “All three areas were team-best performances since we moved up to Division 2 in 2016,” said Black and Gold head Craig Stone. “Last year, we finished 12th with 59.5 points and only had four place finishers.” Senior captain Sean McCullough became a three-time sectional...

read more

Girls’ hoop improves to 12-6 after 6th straight win

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Girls’ hoop improves to 12-6 after 6th straight win

Published February 20, 2020 By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — The NRHS girls’ basketball team picked up their 10th win of the season to qualify for the MIAA Division 2 State Tournament with an easy 48-23 road win at Ipswich on Feb. 11. Senior captain Ali Grasso carried North Reading with 20 points, four rebounds and three assists and fellow senior captain Lauren Sullivan was solid with 10 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals. North Reading had a huge 51-29 rebounding advantage and racked up nine 3-pointers. The Hornets...

read more

Hornet boys’ hockey punches ticket to tourney

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornet boys’ hockey punches ticket to tourney

Published February 20, 2020 The NRHS boys’ hockey team clinched a spot in the Div. 2 North tournament with a 2-0 victory over Sandwich in the Jeff Hayes Memorial Tournament in Bourne on Monday night. The Hornets are now 9-7-3 on the season. They played one more game at the Hayes Tournament on Tuesday night, after press time. Brackets for the state tournament will be announced on MIAA.net Friday. A Hayes Tournament recap and state tournament preview will appear in next week’s...

read more

PHOTO: Bantam Hornets capture gold

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on PHOTO: Bantam Hornets capture gold

Published February 20, 2020

read more

Sports Lead: February 13, 2020

Posted by on Feb 13, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: February 13, 2020

...

read more

Repeat: Hornets win CAL Open title

Posted by on Feb 13, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Repeat: Hornets win CAL Open title

Score 97 points; runner-up Triton with 85 Published February 13, 2020 BOSTON — On Tuesday, Feb. 4, the North Reading boys’ indoor track and field team accomplished one of their season goals as they won the Cape Ann League Open Meet title for the second year in a row. The Hornets scored 97 points, besting second place finisher Triton (85 points) and third place finisher Amesbury (70 points). Anchored by six first-place finishes in 13 overall events, the Hornets absolutely had their best meet of the season. “This is quite...

read more

Black and Gold goes 2-2 in Haverhill Tournament

Posted by on Feb 13, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Black and Gold goes 2-2 in Haverhill Tournament

Published February 13, 2020 By DAN TOMASELLO HAVERHILL — The Lynnfield-North Reading co-op wrestling team went 2-3 last week, bringing LNR’s overall record to 16-15. The Black and Gold went 2-2 in the Haverhill Dual Meet Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 8. Twelve teams competed in the tournament. LNR began the tournament defeating Excel Charter 54-30. Junior Christian Real-Costa (113 lbs.) pinned his opponent at 3:14. Senior captain Timmy Leggett (132 lbs.) won his match by fall at 1:35. Senior captain Stuart Glover (138 lbs.) brought his counterpart to the...

read more

Boys’ hoop beats Masco, punches ticket with Ipswich win

Posted by on Feb 13, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Boys’ hoop beats Masco, punches ticket with Ipswich win

Published February 13, 2020 By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — The Ham.-Wen. Generals banked in a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left to stun the Hornets and hand North Reading a heartbreaking 59-56 defeat on Feb. 4. Soph. Cody Cannalonga had yet another scintillating shooting performance with 22 pts including five 3’s. Jr. captain Will Taylor scored 16 pts. The Generals got off to a great start and led 14-6 midway through the first quarter. But NRHS was undeterred and controlled the rest of the first half. They went on to...

read more