THE HORNETS celebrate Bella Cannalonga’s (1) goal against Ipswich. (Courtesy Photo)


NORTH READING Ellie Janasiewicz and Maddie DiNapoli scored two goals apiece to power the NRHS girls’ soccer team past the Amesbury Indians 4-0 on September 15.

Janasiewicz got the scoring stared in the 6th minute. The score remained 1-0 until the 30th minute when DiNapoli entered the scoresheet.

It looked like the half would end at 2-0 but with a little over two minutes until the break, Janasiewicz struck again. in the 46th minute, DiNapoli ended the scoring spree.

The Hornets hosted their home opener on September 20 and earned a 2-2 draw with the Ipswich Tigers.


MADDIE DiNAPOLI follows through on her goal against Ipswich which tied the game on Sept. 20. (Courtesy Photo)


Sophomore Bella Cannalonga and Maddie DiNapoli scored for NRHS.

The Tigers struck first in the 9th minute but the lead proved to be short-lived as DiNapoli tied it up one minute later. In the 20th minute, Cannalonga got on the board to give NRHS the lead. Unfortunately, in the 47th minute, Ipswich potted the tying tally to salvage a point.

The Hornets and Triton Vikings battled to a scoreless draw on Sept. 22. Jackie Magner and Maggie Schulz combined for their third shutout of the season.

North Reading had an identical scoreless draw against Newburyport at home on Monday, bringing their record to 2-0-4 overall. They host Hamilton-Wenham on Thursday at 4:45 p.m.