Here's a look at all of last weekend's action from the Bay State Games, courtesy of its communications director Amy Barry:
WOBURN, Mass. -– Over the weekend seven showcase sports crowned a champion.
West captured the baseball crown when it blanked Southeast, 6-0, Friday afternoon to finish the five-day tournament with a 4-1 record. Southeast boys’ lacrosse upset the unbeaten Central, 12-8, to capture the gold medal. Northeast-Metro field hockey cruised to its gold medal title with an unblemished 4-0 record. Coastal boys soccer came back to defeat Central for first place while Central claimed the glory for the girls. On the ice, both Central squads earned bragging rights as the Central boys earned a decisive 5-3 decision over Metro and the Central-West girls downed the returning champion Northeast.
Baseball – Veterans Field Complex, Waltham
Metro 4 Central 1
A three-run first inning pushed Metro past Central, 4-1, in Friday’s opener.
Metro started off the game with three runs scored by the top three batters: outfielder Brendan Shea (Belmont), infielder Kyle Luongo (Revere) and Aaron Clancy to hold and early 3-0 lead.
Ted Downing was perfect on the mound for Metro for three innings, before the Cambridge local let up Centrals only run to outfielder Drew Mazzeo (Leicester).
Clancy scored an insurance run for Metro in the fourth. Jeremy Blake-Johnson (Worcester) started pitching for Central. After giving up three runs in the first inning, he had four strikeouts.
Central 2 Northeast 0
Central blanked Northeast, 2-0, Thursday morning.
Central’s two runs came in the first from outfielder John Militano (Bolton) and catcher Steve Rivela (Hudson) off a single from outfielder Drew Mazzeo (Rochdale).
The Northeast hitters were no match for the Central pitching staff who allowed no runs and three hits. Steve Albert (Worcester) started and went two innings with three strikeouts while Steve D’Agostino (Shrewsbury) threw four strikeouts in the next two. Jeff Svendson (Shrewsbury) closed the game for Central on the mound.
The lone hits by Northeast came off the bats of catcher Tyler Chiasson (Newburyport), Eric Eknaian (Billerica) and Jack Cox (Andover).
Despite the loss, Northeast clinched the bronze medal with a 2-3 record.
West 6 Southeast 0
West solidified its spot as the 2013 Bay State Summer Games baseball gold medalist with a shutout 6-0 victory over Southeast.
Led by a stellar performance on the mound by Nicholas Kennedy. The Longmeadow native who pitched a complete game, two-hit shutout with six strikeouts.
Shortstop Kevin Donati (Pittsfield) recorded three runs for West. Garett Hudson (Greenfield), Robert Kinne (Great Barrington) and Nick Massacrelli (Southwick) also brought in a run for West.
Southeast received hits from Ryan Ainslie (Weymouth) and Brad Rebello (Bellingham).
Metro 4 Coastal 1
Metro earned the silver medal with a 4-1 victory against Coastal in the 2013 Bay State Summer Games baseball showcase finale.
Baseball Final Standings
West 4-1 (Gold Medalist)
Metro 3-2 (Silver Medalist)
Northeast 2-3 (Bronze Medalist)
Boys’ Lacrosse - Veterans Field Complex, Waltham
Bronze Medal Game - Metro-Northeast 10 Coastal 2
The tournaments leading scorer, forward Casey Iskra (West Roxbury) continued his offensive ways to help Metro-Northeast to the bronze medal over Coastal, 10-2, Friday afternoon.
After a low scoring first half, Metro-Northeast expanded on its 1-0 lead with a six-goal third period and never looked back to claim third place.
Iskra added six goals and an assists to his pervious contributes to be the showcases leading scoring with a total of 18 goals and one handout. Derek Lawton registered a four-point (2 goals, 2 assists) in the medal game. Joe Marion (Waltham) recorded 13 saves in the victory. Midfielders Matt Lambert and Brandon Green (Plymouth) tallied a goal each for Coastal. Shawn McNamara made 12 stops in the defeat.
Gold Medal Game - Southeast 12 Central 8
With a one-point game headed into the fourth quarter, Southeast used a four-goal fourth period surge to upset the unbeaten Central, 12-8, and claim the 2013 Bay State Games boys’ lacrosse gold medal.
Seven different players found the back of the net for Southeast with attacker James Righini’s (Weymouth) four-point effort (3 goals, 1 assist) leading the way. Attackers John Mulcahn (Scituate) and Nick Anson (Braintree) also notched multiple points with three goals and 2 goals, respectively. Jack Dunford (Quincy) earned the win in between the pipes with 12 saves. Attackers Paul Nardone (Northborough) and Billy Doherty (Marlborough) led the silver medalist’s offense as Nardone tallied four goals and Doherty notched two for Central who saw six players tally at least one goal on the day. Ezra Itzkowsky (Northborough) and Zachary Livingston (Whitnesville) combined for eight saves for the silver medalist.
Boys’ Lacrosse Final Standings
Southeast 3-1 (Gold Medalist)
Central 3-1 (Silver Medalist)
Metro-Northeast 2-2 (Bronze Medalist)
Field Hockey Results – Veterans Field Complex
Friday, July 12
Northeast-Metro 5 Central 1
Northeast-Metro posted its second win of the showcase as it downed Central, 5-1, Friday morning. Mikayla Panneton (Andover) led the scorers with two goals while Elizabeth Mercuri (Chelmsford) found the back of the net once for Northeast-Metro. Olympia Moulton (Baldwinville) posted the lone goal for Central.
West 6 Central 0
In its first game of the showcase, West blanked Central, 6-0, Friday morning. Forward Alison McIntire (Amherst) and midfielder Danielle Duseau (Hatfield) paced West’s offensive output as McIntire found the back of the net four times and Duseau contributed two goals.
Southeast 3 Coastal 0
A trio of attackers found the back of the net as Southeast shutout Coastal, 3-0, Friday afternoon. Kelly Dubowkski (Franklin), Julianna Kilduff (Bellingham) and Samantha Rondeau (Franklin) each scored a goal in the victory.
West 6 Central 3
West claimed its second win of the day and of the showcase as it defeated Central, 6-2, Friday afternoon. West’s offense was paced by a three-goal effort by forward Catie Laraway (Westfield). Forward Shannon Hebert (Amherst), midfielder Raegan Moulton (Baldwinville), and forward Alexa Murphy (Wilbraham) each tallied a goal each. Central’s goals were scored by Paige Guzik (West Brookfield), Madison Messier (Warren) and Danielle Sweet (Charlton).
Field Hockey Standings After Day 2
Northeast - Metro 2-0
Saturday, July 13
Northeast-Metro 2 Coastal 1
A goal from Mikayla Panneton (Andover) and forward Dana Balek (Boxford) led Northeast-Metro to a 2-1 victory over Coastal Saturday morning to lift Northeast-Metro to the gold medal game. Madison Vuilleumier netted the lone goal for Coastal.
West 4 Southeast 3
West snuck by Southeast, 4-3, to coast to the gold medal game Saturday afternoon. Midfielder Danielle Duseau (Hatfield) paced West’s offense with two goals while fellow midfielders Jessie Moriarty (Springfield) and Raegan Moulton (Baldwinville) netted a goal each. Southeast received a two-goal effort from attacker Kelly Dubowksi (Franklin). Attacker Julianne Kilduff (Bellingham) also registered a goal for Southeast who will fight for the bronze against Central.
Bronze Medal Game - Southeast 4 Central 1
Southeast clinched the bronze medal with a 4-1 win over Central Saturday afternoon. Attackers
Samantha Rondeau (Franklin), Lindsey Jay (Canton), Caroline Feeley (Walpole) and Kelly Duowski (Franklin) found the back of the net for Southeast. Central’s single goal came from Paige Guzik (West Brookfield).
Gold Medal Game - Northeast-Metro 2 West 1 (OT)
In an overtime thriller, midfielder Briana Smith (Andover) found the back of the net to keep Northeast-Metro undefeated and crown the 2013 Bay State Summer Games field hockey gold medalist Saturday afternoon. Madison Dallmeyer (Chelmsford) also notched a goal for Northeast-Metro. West midfielder Jessie Moriarty (Springfield) scored the lone goal for the silver medalist.
Field Hockey Final Standings
Northeast-Metro 4-0 (Gold Medalist)
West 3-1 (Silver Medalist)
Southeast 2-2 (Bronze Medalist)
Boys Soccer – Veterans Field Complex, Waltham
Friday, July 12
Coastal 3 Northeast 0
Behind a two-point effort from forward Noah Martins (Dartmouth) Coastal blanked Northeast, 3-0, to remain unbeaten in the showcase. Midfielder Chris Beaulieu (Carver) passed the ball through Northeast defenders to Martins who netted his first goal of the day with his left foot with a low hard shot to bottom right corner to open up the scoring. Martins assisted on the next goal with a cross from the right side that bounced to midfielder Klisman Sousa (New Bedford), who headed it in. To cap the win, forward Lee Nichols (Attelborough) put in a low hard cross to the back post where forward Haden Cordeiro (Dartmouth) tapped it in.
West 2 Metro 1
Two first-half goals by forward Jeff Danek (Ludlow) lifted West over Metro, 2-1, Friday morning. Danek’s first goal came off a free kick while his second came from a long pass by the defense who misplayed the Metro defender to leave Danek on a one-one-one with the goalie. Matheus Anastacio (Medford) netted the goal for Metro.
Central 3 Southeast 0
Central used two goals by forward Lukas Ritzer (Sutton) and pressure defense to blank Southeast, 3-0, Thursday afternoon. Midfielder Justin Asam (Milford) also found the back of the net.
Northeast 2 West 2
In a back-and-forth battle, Northeast and West played to a 2-2 draw Friday afternoon.
West Jeff Danek (Ludlow) started the scoring as the forward dribbled from the left side toward the middle, creating space. He hit a hard shot to the bottom left to beat a diving goalie. Northeast midfielder Jack Heintzleman (Middleton) leveled the game when he tapped in a cross on the back post. Striker Harry Panagiotopoulous (Dracut) gave Northeast’s its first lead of the day off a cross bar, rebound. West midfielder Alex Desantis (Belchertown) equalized the game at 2-2 on a pass by fellow midfielder Myles Cecchetelli (West Springfield).
Central 2 Metro 1
In a close game, Central came out on top of Metro, 2-1, in Friday’s finale. Central received goals from forward Liam King (Douglas) and midfielder Riley Steely (Sutton) on a penalty kick. Metro’s lone goal was by #15.
Boys Soccer Standings After Day 2
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Southeast 2 West 1
A two-goal effort by forward Deivys DeAlmeida (New Bedford) lifted Southeast past West, 2-1, Saturday morning. Midfielder David Serafino (Ludlow) put the ball in the back of the net for West.
Northeast 1 Central 0
In a hard fought battle, midfielder Jared Warren (Georgetown) scored the lone goal to boost Northeast past Central, 1-0, Saturday morning. 11 had a hand in the goal.
Coastal 1 Metro 0
Coastal blanked Metro, 1-0, Saturday afternoon behind defenseman Shawn Dias’ (New Bedford) goal.
Northeast 2 Southeast 2
On either side of the field, Northeast and Southeast battled back-and-forth, but neither team came out on top, as the squads fought to a 2-2 draw in Saturday’s finale. Nick Atwood (Andover) netted both of Northeast’s goals while Southeast received a goal from Filipe Ponte (New Bedford) and forward Deivys DeAlmeida (New Bedford). Midfielder Jack Ochs (Norwell) had a hand in DeAlmeida’s goal.
Coastal 1 West 1
Coastal and West played to a 1-1 draw in Saturday’s finale. Midfielder Klisman Sousa (New Bedford) found the back of the net for Coastal. West midfielder Myles Cecchetelli (West Springfield) scored on a penalty kick.
Sunday, July 14
Bronze Medal Game - West 1 Northeast 0
Despite playing with only 10 players for the majority of the second frame due to a red card, West held off Northeast, 1-0, to capture the bronze medal Sunday afternoon. Forward Jeff Danek (Ludlow) netted the lone goal with a long ball, played up top after beating several defenders.
Gold Medal Game - Coastal 2 Central 1
Coastal claimed the 2013 Bay State Summer games boys’ soccer gold medal as it downed Central, 2-1, Sunday afternoon. Central got on the board in the first minute of the game with a goal by forward Ryan Elster (Sutton). Coastal leveled the match when midfielder Klisman Sousa (New Bedford) hit a long ball past a defenseman from the 18-yard box. Klisman notched the game-winner after beating several defenders for the win.
Girls Soccer – Veterans Field Complex, Waltham
Friday, July 12
Coastal 2 Northeast 1
Midfielder Sarahkate Norton (East Bridgewater) and Kali Denty (Marshfield) each scored a goal to lead Coastal to a 2-1 victory over Northeast Friday morning. Defenseman Isabella Scarpone (Middleton) netted the lone goal for Northeast.
West 2 Metro 0
A two-point effort by forward Isabell Eduardo (Springfield) boosted West to a 2-0 shutout against Metro Friday morning for its first tally in the win column. Eduardo found the back of the net and assisted on forward Tamara Nicholson’s (Agawam) goal in the victory.
Central 1 Southeast 0
Central was lifted over Southeast, 1-0, Friday afternoon by Sarah Boucher’s (Northbridge) goal to remain unbeaten in the showcase.
West 1 Northeast 0
Just before the end of the first frame, midfielder Christina Ferriter (Springfield) found the back of the net with the eventual game-winner as West defeated Northeast, 1-0, Friday afternoon.
Central 2 Metro 1
In Friday’s finale, Central downed Metro, 2-1. Central goals came from midfielder Gabrielle Guenther (Webster) and striker Jessica Fitzgerald (Uxbridge). Sarah Boucher (Northbridge) had a hand in Guenther’s goal. Midfielder Margaret MacAulay (Belmont) tallied Metro’s lone goal of the day.
Girls Soccer Standings After Day 2
Saturday, July 13
West 2 Southeast 0
West shutout Southeast, 2-0, in Saturday’s opener. Midfielder Sara Rooke (Springfield) found the back of the net on a pass from forward Mary Edwards (East Longmeadow) while midfielder Mina Atif (Longmeadow) handed out an assist on fellow midfielder Christina Ferriter’s (Springfield) goal.
Northeast 1 Central 0
A goal by defender Isabella Scarpone (Middleton) propelled Northeast over Central, 1-0, Saturday morning.
Metro 3 Coastal 2
Metro came out victorious after a hard fought battle with Central, 3-2, Saturday afternoon. Metro received a goal from forward Alexandra Curtin (Winchester), June Kiely (Winchester) and midfielder Shaelyn Roys (North Billerica. Defenseman Jess Floser (Dennisport) and midfielder Brandi McDonald (East Bridgewater) each netted a goal for Coastal.
Northeast 0 Southeast 0
Northeast and Southeast played to a 0-0 draw Saturday afternoon.
West 2 Coastal 0
Behind a two-goal effort from midfielder Mina Atif (Longmeadow), West blanked Coastal, 2-0, in Saturday’s finale.
Sunday, July 14
Bronze Medal Game - Metro 2 Northeast 1
In back-and-forth action, Metro netted the final goal to seize the bronze medal against Northeast, 2-1, Sunday afternoon. Midfielder Olivia George (Waltham) scrambled in front of the net and poked the ball in to put Metro on the scoreboard first. Northeast forward Jillian Strileckis (Lynn) answered with a shot from the six-yard line to equalize the game. Off a throw in by midfielder Margaret MacAulay (Belmont), Kesha Porter (Winchester) collected the ball, dribbled in and scored to put Metro on top.
Gold Medal Game - Central 1 West 0
In a penalty kick shootout, Central outscored West, 4-3, to secure the 1-0 win for the 2013 Bay State Summer Games girls’ soccer gold medal. Sarah Boucher netted the game-winning goal.
Boys Ice Hockey – New England Sports Center, Marlborough
Friday, July 12
Southeast 11 West 2
Seventeen different players recorded a point as Southeast skated past West, 11-2, Friday afternoon. defenseman Brendan Dawson (Medway) and forward Matthew Dresens (Medfield) led Southeast’s offensive output as Dawson found the back of the net three times and Dresens registered a four-point (2 goals, 2 assists) effort. Six other skaters tallied a point in the victory.
West’s goals were scored by forwards Jake Knowles (South Hadley) and Beau Kass (Holyoke). Defenseman Patrick McCarthy (Ware) passed out an assist on Kass’s goal.
Central 4 Metro 4
In a back-and-forth battle, Central and Metro played to a 4-4 draw Friday afternoon.
Metro forward Brendan Hussey (Medford) got on the scoreboard first just two minutes into the first period. Forward Matthew Moreschi (Malden) had a hand in the goal.
As Metro’s forward Derek Bourque (Waltham) went into the board for boarding at 17:34, Central capitalized on its first powerplay opportunity of the day. 14 seconds into the penalty, Central forward Mitch Bolduc (Northborough) won the face-off and hit the puck to forward Jack Quinlivan (Shrewsbury) who was below the right circle. Quinlivan passed to Bolduc right in front of the net next to the right circle. Bolduc let a shot fly and snuck it past Metro’s goalie to equalize the game. With 14 seconds remaining in the first frame, Bolduc and Quinlivan’s team work struck again on a 2-on-1. The duo skated down the ice Quinlivan passed to Bolduc who netted a give-and-go goal to give Central a 2-1 headed into the locker room.
On a pass from forward David Galving (Medford), forward Jake Moore (Medford) Metro tied it up in the second at the 16:22 minute mark. Metro regained the lead with a tip-in by forward Tyler Screarbo (Revere) with 2:02 remaining in the second stanza. Forwards Christian Veneziano (Medford) and Michael McWeeny (Lexington) had a hand in the goal.
Out of the locker room, Central scored two unassisted goals by forwards David Belbin (Shrewsbury) and Jake Chaisson (Marlborough) within a two minute span to go ahead, 4-3. Central’s lead was short lived as Metro defenseman Brendan Evitts (Marshfield) struck two minutes later.
Central received a two-point effort from Bolduc (goal, assist) and Quinlivan (2 assists) while Metro had six different players post a point.
Northeast 7 Coastal 2
Northeast defeated Coastal, 7-2, Friday afternoon. Forward Cal Johnson (Billerica) and defenseman Dylan Yameen (Methuen) led Northeast’s offense as No. 9 tallied four points (2 goals, 2 assists) and No. 19 tallied three points (1 goal, 2 assists).
Metro 6 Southeast 1
Behind a two-goal effort by forward Derek Bourque (Waltham) Metro downed Southeast, 6-1, Friday night.
Boys Ice Hockey Standings After Day 2
Saturday, July 13
Central 11 West 0
Central used a six-goal first period and 13 different players recording a point as the team blanked West, 11-0, Saturday morning. Chaisson and Happy each led Central’s offense as Chaisson recorded two goals and an assist while Happy handed out three assists and a goal.
Southeast 5 Coastal 2
After the tied first period, Southeast erupted for three unanswered goals in the second frame enroute to a 5-2 victory over Coastal, Saturday morning. Dressens led Southeast over Coastal with two goals. Kyle Hoxie found the back of the net for Coastal.
Metro 1 Northeast 1
Metro and Northeast boys battled to a 1-1 draw Saturday night. Nick Fantasia scored for Northeast on an assist from Ben Barton and Cal Johnson. For Metro, Matt Moreschi netted a goal off an assist by Michael McWeeny.
Coastal 8 West 4
In the late game last night, Coastal notched its first win of the tournament against West, 8-4, Saturday night. Forwards Mitchell Eldridge (Bourne) and Kevin Cowden (Plymouth) led the way for Coastal with three points apiece while forward Sean Fleming (Norwell) netted two goals. Forward Jake Knowles (South Hadley) led West with two goals and forward Travis Seymour (Chicopee) notched two assists.
Boys Ice Hockey Standings After Day 3
Sunday, July 14
Metro 4 Coastal 0
Metro secured its spot in the gold medal game by blanking Coastal, 4-0, Sunday morning. Forward Tyler Scearbo (Revere) paced Metro with a three-point (1 goal, 2 assists). Forward Michael McWeeny (Lexington) also chipped in with a goal and an assist.
Metro will face Central for the Gold Medal who they tied earlier in the showcase.
Central 9 Southeast 2
Central finished the qualifying round unbeaten as it defeated Southeast, 9-2, Sunday morning. Forwards David Belbin (Shrewsbury) and Zach Chartrand (Hudson) paced Central’s offense as Belbin tallied two goals and assist while Chartrand registered two goals. Defenseman Sean Allen (Medford) notched both of Southeast’s goals.
Northeast 10 West 0
West fell to Northeast,10-0, in the finale game of round robin play. Forward Ben Venture (Newburyport) registered two goals and two assists for four points. Forward Ben Barton (Acton) contributed to Northeast’s offensive surge with a goal and two handouts while net minders Mike Guleserian (Burlington) and Matt Ternullo (Billerica) combined for the shutout.
Bronze Medal Game - Northeast 4 Southeast 0
Stats are unavailable at this time.
Gold Medal Game - Central 5 Metro 3
After tying their last meeting, Central downed Metro, 5-3, to be crowned the 2013 Bay State Games boys’ ice hockey gold medalist. Central received a three-point effort form defenseman Matt Cappucci (Jefferson) found the back of the net once and passed out two assists. Defenseman Connor Byrnes (Uxbridge) (2 assists) and forward Marc Happy (Sterling) (1 goal, 1 assist) also registered multiple points with two each. 16 seconds into the final frame, forward Josh Crombie (Charlton) registered an insurance fifth goal as the game-winner. For Metro, A.J. Andriolo (Belmont) tallied two goals while forward Michael McWeeny (Lexington) recorded a goal and an assist.
Girls Ice Hockey – New England Sports Center, Marlborough
Friday, July 12
Central-West 4 Southeast-Coastal 0
Seven different players rewarded a point as Central-West blanked Southeast-Coastal, 4-0, Friday afternoon. Rachel Crowley (Notre Dame Academy) led Central-West’s offense as the forward netted a goal and handed out an assist for two points. Despite the loss, Southeast-Coastal held an advantage in shots on goal, 39-26.
Northeast 3 Metro 1
Northeast downed Metro, 3-1, Friday afternoon to tally its first victory in the tournament.
Northeast forward Krista Toscano (Lawrence) struck first, 6:42 into the game on passes from forward Olivia Shkliew (Lynn) and defensemen Nancy Palermo (Boxford). Metro equalized the game three minutes later when forward Cassidy McNelley (South Easton) netted Metro’s only goal to knot the game. Palermo scored on a pass from Shkliew to regain the lead for Northeast at the 16:15 minute mark in the first frame. Forward Emily Lissner (Woburn) put the puck in the back of the net to put the game away.
Shkliew and Palermo tallied a goal and an assist each for Northeast.
Saturday, July 13
Northeast 2 Central-West 0
Northeast downed Central-West, 2-0, Saturday afternoon. Forwards Krista Toscano (Lawrence) and Kelsey Ryan (Burlington) each netted a goal for northeast. Maggie Salmon played the entire game in net to collect the clean sheet.
Central-West and Northeast will face-off again tomorrow afternoon for the gold medal.
Southeast-Coastal 5 Metro 1
Metro put up a valiant effort, but fell 5-1 against Southeast-Coastal Saturday afternoon. Forwards Samantha Girard (Dedham) tallied two goals for Southeast-Coastal while Kacie Smith (Norwood) notched two assists. Forward Kara Nelson (Westwood) scored the lone goal for Metro.
Sunday, July 14
Gold Medal Game - Central-West 5 Northeast 1
In a rematch from yesterday, Central-West avenged a loss to Northeast, 5-1, to claim the 2013 Bay State Summer Games girls’ ice hockey gold medal Sunday afternoon. Defenseman Amanda Cronin (Medfield) led Central-West to victory with two goals while seven different players recorded a point.
Northeast’s lone goal was netted by forward Emily Lissner (Woburn).
Bronze Medal Game - Southeast-Coastal 10 Metro 3
Southeast-Coastal captured the bronze medal by beating Metro, 10-3, Sunday afternoon. Defense Olivia Knight (Walpole) and forward Samantha Girard (Dedham) each posted multiple points for Southeast-Coastal as they each registered two goals and two assists for four-point efforts. Metro was paced by forward Katy Meehan (Quincy) who recorded two goals while fellow forward Kayla Anderson (North Easton) notched a goal and an assist.
Girls Ice Hockey Final Standings
Central-West 3-1-0 (Gold Medalist)
Northeast 2-1-1 (Silver Medalist)
Southeast-Coastal 2-1-0 (Bronze Medalist)