North Reading Sports

Hornets win 5th straight MSTCA Relay Championship

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Hornets win 5th straight MSTCA Relay Championship

Published June 10, 2021 WENHAM — On Sunday, May 30, the North Reading High School girls’ track and field team arrived at Gordon College on a rainy day with temperatures in the 50 degree range, oppressively cold and wet with June just two days away. They knew the weather predicted, so they came equipped ready to compete in the less than ideal conditions. They spent the week working on their skills and mechanics while their coaches fine tuned the rosters to put together winning combinations of teams. The Hornets set...

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Boys’ track improves to 6-0 with win over Triton

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One win from league title Published June 10, 2021 NORTH READING — The North Reading boys’ spring track team improved to 6-0 last Wednesday evening on Senior Night, with a 80-65 victory over a solid Triton team. This win puts the Hornets one win away from an undefeated regular season campaign and a league regular season title. The Hornets have claimed the CAL League title three times in school history (2013, 2016 and 2017). Leading the charge for the Hornets were eight individual event winners, 10 second place finishers...

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Hornets win eighth straight by shutting out Rockport

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Published June 10, 2021 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — The red-hot North Reading High softball team won its eighth-straight game on June 4 as they blanked guest Rockport 10-0. It was the team’s second-straight shutout and third of the season. Pitcher Shea Hanson improved to 10-1 in the circle as she posted her second shutout in a row. The senior co-captain gave up only one hit, no walks and she fanned 12 Viking batters as she pitched all seven innings. “She has been unbelievable the last couple of games,”...

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Baseball team beats Lynnfield, Rockport

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Baseball team beats Lynnfield, Rockport

Published June 10, 2021 NORTH READING — The NRHS baseball team beat Lynnfield for the second time this season with a 3-2 home victory on June 3. They followed that up with a 4-0 shutout over Rockport on Sunday for their third consecutive victory, improving to 7-5 on the season. DURING AN annual event they call their “favorite day of the year,” the NRHS baseball team recently practiced with the North Reading Little League Challenger Program at Benevento Park. (NRHS Baseball Photo) North Reading overcame an early 2-0 deficit to the Pioneers,...

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Sports Lead: June 10, 2021

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: June 10, 2021

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Girls’ tennis sweeps Triton for fourth win

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ tennis sweeps Triton for fourth win

Published June 3, 2021 By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — The NRHS girls’ tennis team suffered a 3-2 defeat to the Hamilton-Wenham Generals on May 24. Gina Campagna cruised at third singles 6-1, 6-3.  At second singles, Elizabeth Grant won a tight contest 7-5, 6-3. Ava Czarnota lost 6-2, 6-4 at first singles.  The first doubles pair of Soultana Tsaparlis and Lexi Licciardi lost 6-3, 6-2. Alyssa Bradley and Chloe Florez lost in straight sets at second doubles 6-2, 6-1. AVA CZARNOTA won every game in a pro style 8-0 match...

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Girls’ lax honors seniors during close matchup with Triton

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ lax honors seniors during close matchup with Triton

Published June 3, 2021 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — It was a battle of the Hornets on Tuesday afternoon as the North Reading High girls’ lacrosse team welcomed Manchester-Essex on a warm, sunny day. The visitors ended up beating the locals 15-4 in a game they led 12-2 at halftime. “They have a lot of finesse the way they play,” said North Reading head coach Matt Costello of the visiting Hornets. “They moved the ball very well in transition.” North Reading’s record fell to 1-7 overall while Manchester-Essex improved...

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Boys’ tennis sticks with strong Hamilton-Wenham team

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Boys’ tennis sticks with strong Hamilton-Wenham team

Published June 3, 2021 By DAN NUNN DANVERS — Hamilton-Wenham came into their matchup with the NRHS boys’ tennis team on May 24 at Danvers High with its only loss coming to CAL frontrunners Lynnfield. Roman Ton picked up the only point for the Hornets in a hard fought three setter at third singles 7-5, 4-6, 12-10.  He won in a super-tiebreak as CAL rules allow for a super-tiebreak in lieu of a third set when the overall match is already decided.  Ton is 5-1 on the season and 5-0 at third...

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41st Hunt Memorial Game, tribute to Gloria Mastro Sat.

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on 41st Hunt Memorial Game, tribute to Gloria Mastro Sat.

Published June 3, 2021 NORTH READING — The soggy Memorial Day weekend forced the postponement of the 41st annual Robert Hunt Memorial Alumni baseball game to this Saturday, June 5 at 2 p.m. at North Reading High School’s Carey Park. The schedule will also be reversed. The dedication of the concession stand at Carey Park in honor of Gloria Mastro will now kick off the day’s festivities, followed by the Alumni Game. While no admission fee is charged donations will be gratefully accepted to fund the Hunt Scholarship which will be...

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Sports Lead: June 3, 2021

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