Lowell Pentathletes Go Wild at MSTCA Multi-Fest – Lowell Sun
Lowell High School’s women’s track and field team did their best to compete in Saturday’s pentathlon at the MSTCA Multi-Fest in North Andover.
Junior Annamaria Mbuyu made her mark scoring sixth with 2,391 points, the third best total in school history. Mbuyu performed very well throughout the competition placing second in the 100 hurdles high and the long jump, while finishing third in the high jump.
Sophomore Quinn Petzold had strong competition placing 11th with 1,963 points. She took a fifth place in the long jump, while placing eighth in the high jump. Junior Olivia Gallagher was a constant threat finishing 20th, while second Drea Defreitas used a fifth-place finish in the high jump to help her to 22nd overall.
Billerica 7, Reading 4
Sara MacLeod scored the hat trick, as Billerica (2-2 MVC, 5-2 on aggregate) beat Reading.
Tied 3-3 at half-time, Billerica found her footing with Julia Trainor scoring a pair and adding an assist. Giovanna Gulinello and Paige Murphy completed the scoring. Goaltender Katelyn D’Agostino made three saves in the win.
Arlington Catholic 10, Lowell Catholic 7
Arlington Catholic scored five unanswered runs in the sixth inning to claim the win.
Drew Prindle (two hits, two RBIs), Brady Prindle (two hits, triple, two RBIs) and Danny McConologue (three hits, two RBIs) helped give the Crusaders a 5-0 lead in the second, only to see it chipped over the next four frames. LC starting pitcher Prindle allowed six hits, one walk and five runs (four earned) in five innings of work. Robert Sheehan was charged with the loss in relief.
Shawsheen 4, North Reading 2
Owen Duggan had two hits, a run and an RBI, as Shawsheen stopped North Reading.
With the win, Shawsheen remains undefeated at 8-0. Shawsheen did all his damage in the third tackle of four innings Mike Maselli (two hits, RBI), Ryan Santini (hit, run), Aiden MacLeod (hit, RBI) and Brendan Lee (hit, RBI) all contributed during the rally. Junior Aiden MacLeod pitched a full game, allowing six hits and no walks, while stoking six. Sophomore wide receiver Brendan Lee called a big play behind the plate. Offensive: Shawsheen hosts Whittier in a big ACC game on Tuesday, April 26.