Woodman runs mile best
The Haverhill High boys' track team won four individual events in a 55-31 dual-meet loss to Andover. Senior Kevin Woodman clocked a personal-best time of 4:43.3 to win the mile. Miguel Rosario (49-6.5) captured the shot put; Ethan Penney (10:06.0) took first in the 2-mile; and Steve Cardarelli (2:29.9) won the 1,000. Earning second-place finishes for the Hillies were Mike Ford (44-11.5) in the shot put, Noel Figuereo (5.7) 50-yard dash, and Neil Fullerton (4:50.3) mile. Notching third-place points were Patrick Lawlor (10:56.2) in the 2-mile and Peter Byron (36.5) in the 300.
Wrestlers defeat Malden
The Hillies wrestling team won its third meet of the season, defeating Malden 39-36 as part of a quad-meet with Malden Catholic and Lexington. Sophomore Isaiah Williams (152-pound weight class) and Tom Holt (135) each posted three wins for the Brown and Gold (3-13). Angelo Souliotis (189) and Michael Brigandi (215) won two of their three matches. The Hillies fell to Malden Catholic (34-27) and Lexington (42-19).
McGovern scores two goals
Brad McGovern netted two goals and assisted on another as the Haverhill High School hockey team blanked Methuen, 3-0. Pat Roberts scored the other goal for the Brown and Gold (2-7-3). John Orsillo and Dave Edmondson added assists. Goalie Matt Fairburn stopped 22 shots to earn the shutout.
In other action, Brandon Fredette scored with 30 seconds remaining in the second period to lift the Hillies to a 1-1 tie with Lincoln-Sudbury. Edmondson and Ken Perkins had assists and netminder Fairburn made 22 saves.
Boys basketball falls to Methuen
Junior Charlie Roche scored 17 points in the Hillies' 74-64 loss to Methuen in Merrimack Valley Conference basketball action. Javier Bristol and Chris Lantange netted 14 points apiece and Ismael Rios had 12 points as the Brown and Gold fell to 3-10 this season.
Garvey pulls down 12 rebounds
Hillies center Colleen Garvey had 12 rebounds and five steals in Haverhill High's 51-24 loss to Methuen in MVC girls basketball. The Hillies (3-8) had beaten the Rangers in their previous nine games dating back to 2001. Emma Hennessey (6 points) and Christia Ouellette (5 points) led the Brown and Gold offense.
Dive lessons offered
Diving lessons for children ages 8 and up will be held on Sundays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Charles C. White Pool at Haverhill High. Cost is $5 per hour. For information, call 978-374-5732.
Martin paces girls hoops
Whittier Tech freshman Danielle Martin scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Wildcats past Presentation of Mary, 30-27. Whittier trailed by two points at the half (11-9), but scored 11 in the third quarter to put PMA away for good. With the win, the Wildcats improve to 6-5.
Sheehy nets 11 in loss
Brandon Sheehy scored a team-high 11 points in the Wildcats' 64-47 loss to Chelsea in Commonwealth Athletic Conference action. Dante Perella and Tyler Baker had seven points apiece for Whittier (5-8).
The Whittier Tech mat men split a tri-meet, as they defeated Stoughton, 54-24, but fell to Tri-County, 41-36. Four Wildcats went 2-0 in the meet. They include: Sean Suzor (189-pound weight class), Pat Scheidegger (215), Anthony Eugenio (112) and Steve Surrette (140).
DuBois shines in loss
The Northern Essex Community College women's basketball team lost to Roxbury Community College, 63-53. Sarah DuBois had a big game in defeat, as she collected 21 points and 20 rebounds. Mary Sicard scored 17 points for the Lady Knights.
Spears leads Georgetown
Georgetown High freshman Jaymie Spears of Haverhill pumped in 21 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead the Royals (9-2) past Lynnfield, 64-44.
Haverhill Little League Baseball will be holding registrations for new and returning players at the Haverhill Public Library on Feb. 2 and Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration may also be done online at www.haverhilllittleleague.com. For information, call 978-373-4453 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration for the spring 2008 Haverhill PAL Soccer In-Town program is available on-line through midnight Feb. 24 at www.haverhillpal.org. The final in-person registration will be held Feb. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Haverhill Citizens Center. Children who were at least 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2007 but were not yet 14 as of Aug. 1, 2007 are eligible to play.
Boys Club results
In major league basketball, Fantini Baking Co. defeated Early Contractors, 66-56. Blaine Joia (23 points) and Alex Rodriguez (19) led Fantini. Ryan Grant scored 30 points and Roberto Jiminez had 16 points in defeat.
Tyler Wade pumped in 23 points and Anthony Wade netted 15 points to lead the Office of Cheryl Menzies past Malcolm Insurance, 66-61. Malcolm's Duran Torres scored a game-high 30 points and Ryan Muir had 24 points in the loss.
Hi-Tech Window and Siding, behind Edwin Valentin's 42 points, beat G & L Enterprises, 64-58. Hi-Tech's Jeremy Martinez chipped in with 16 points for the winners. The trio of Manny Pellot (19 points), Max DuCap-Laguerre (14), and Mito Dominquez (12) led G & L.
In minor league basketball play, Malcolm Insurance beat Pallaria Electric, 36-30. Malcolm's David Cardona tossed in a team-high 14 points, while Pallaria's Isiah Colon and Saul Phiri scored 15 points apiece.
Led by Stephane Bristol and Hassan Cathey, who each netted 18 points, Hi-Tech Window and Siding defeated G & L Enterprises, 49-20. Justin White scored 16 points for G & L.
In pee-wee floor hockey action, Sparky's Wings defeated Haverhill Kiwanis, 8-1. Jordan Perez led Sparky's with five goals. Bryce Finn, Colin Finn and Cooper Gibbs added one goal apiece for the winners. Irvan Martinez scored the lone goal for Kiwanis.
Wilson Screen Printing doubled up the Law Office of Cheryl Menzies, 4-2. Scott Tavarez netted a hat trick and Kaleb Summerton scored a goal for Wilson Screen Printing. Colin Minichino and Jagger Palmer scored a goal apiece in defeat.
Brian Dempsey Insurance blanked Messinger Chiropractic, 4-0. Shea Bruneau had two goals, while Brandon Erelli and Vladimir St. Jean each scored a goal in the win.
Haverhill High School is seeking a JV girls lacrosse coach for the upcoming spring season. Interested candidates should contact Pete Shanahan at 978-374-5732 or e-mail a resume to email@example.com.
Football commissioner needed
The Northeastern Conference is looking for a new football commissioner to assign varsity, JV and freshman games. For information, contact Dick Baker at 774-571-5038 or send resumes to: Dick Baker, PO Box 59, Swampscott, MA 01907.
Feb. 3 — Frigid Five 5-Mile Road Race, noon, Bresnahan School, 333 High St. in Newburyport, call Tom Farrell at 978-462-8251.
Feb. 3 — Super 5K, noon, Lowell Elks Lodge, 40 Old Ferry Road in Lowell, call Jim Rhoades at 978-397-2500.
Feb. 9 — Bradford Valentine 5-Mile and 6k Race, 10 a.m., Bradford Common, 10 Church St., Bradford, contact John Burke at 978-372-6160 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 24 — J.P. McBrides Frozen Shamrock 3-Miler, 1 p.m., 27 Lafayette Square, Haverhill, contact Dave Camire at 978-430-5669 or email@example.com.
March 2 — Claddagh Pub 4-Mile Classic, 11 a.m., Claddagh Pub, 399 Canal St. in Lawrence, contact Jay at 978-975-7948.
March 16 — Run to the Beach 30K, 10 a.m., North Andover VFW to Winners' Circle Sports Bar in Salisbury, call Dave LaBrode at 978-373-3408.