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January 30, 2008

Sports clips for Jan 31, 2008


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.

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