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Boys basketball update!

The boys basketball team improved to 2-0 after a win over rival Georgetown on Friday, December 14. 2018.  The final score was 50-42. Will Janowicz and Dylan Wilson had 12 points each and Kellen Furse and Dane Moruzzi scoring 10 each.  It was a solid team win.  The Hornets return to action on Tuesday at Pentucket in Cape Ann League, followed by Ipswich away on Friday, December, 21, 2018.
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Girls basketball update

The Manchester Essex Girls' basketball team went 1-1 in the first week of the season, losing their home opener in a non-league contest with Swampscott and defeating Georgetown on the road. On Tuesday night, the Hornets hosted Swampscott and kept the game close in the first half despite a great three-point shooting performance by the Big Blue. A scoring drought for the Hornets in the third quarter extended Swampscott's lead and, despite scoring 18 points in the fourth frame, the Hornets could not close the gap. The final score was 44-57 in favor of Swampscott. The Hornet offense was led by seniors Bella Pomeroy (14), Grace Brenna (9) and Ava Glass (8). Senior Suzy Morton added 6, sophomore Gianna Huet 3, junior Bridget Twombly 2 and sophomore Lily Athanas 2. On Friday the Hornets travelled to Georgetown for a Cape Ann League contest. The Hornets built an early lead in the first quarter and continued to extend that lead throughout the game, finishing on the winning end of …

Indoor Track Update

The girls lost 59-27 and the boys lost 63-18. on Wednesday the 12th at St. John's Prep. "Don't let the scores fool you," stated Coach Nelson Desilvestre. "We ran a very good meet." On the boy's side, Will Kenney won the 2 mile with a time of 10:13.6 which automatically qualified him for the Division V meet at the end of the year. That shattered the sophomore record and missed the school record by .02 when the time is converted to F.A.T. (electronic timing). The 4 x 400 relay team scored the only other victory with Dean Campbell, James Wendell, Matt Carter and Eli Heanue doing the honors (4:03.3). "After that, we were basically 6-3d to death. What that means is that we earned a lot of seconds while Newburyport got first and third," explained Coach Desilvestre. "Each event has nine points that can be earned. First is worth 5 second 3 and third 1. So Newburyport seemed to get a lot of first and third finishes to our seconds. Or, in o…

Indoor Track Update

The girls fell 50-34. The performances were led by Dasa Hase who broke the school record in the 300 (44.40) and was the first girl in school history to break 45 seconds. That was the 2nd fastest time of the day on the girls side. Elizabeth Loring scored a PR (Personal Record) in the 600 1:47.55. The girls 4 x 200 team of Dasa Hase, Clara Davis, Molly Brady and Maya Baker ran the fastest time of the day (1:58.05) and ranks as the 3rd fastest time in school history. Eve Feuerbach won the mile 5:50.3 with Olivia Ford getting second (6:28.52). Mia Cromwell won the 1000 (3:18.67) 2nd fastest time of the day and Ollie Turner was best in the 2 mile 13:16.04. Althea Hurd scored 2nd in the 1000 (3:51.47) as did Emily Fossa in the 2 mile scoring her first varsity points. Maya Baker also scored her first varsity points in the 300 (49.45). Molly Brady finished 3rd in the 600 (1:56.38).On the boy's side, the meet came down to the 4 x 400 relay for the victory and unfortunately, they were…

Boys Basketball Update

The boys basketball team opened their season with a win over Northeast Metro Technical High School on Friday December 7, 2018. The Hornets held Northeast to 45 points, winning the game 58-45. Junior captain Kellen Furse lead the hornets with 27 points. Senior captain Dylan Wilson had 14 rebounds and 10 points. Sophomore Frank Wood contributed with 16 points as well.

The team plays Georgetown at home on Friday December 18, 2018 at 7pm.

Cross-country wrapup

Manchester Essex Cross Country wrapped up their season with three individuals competing in the All State meet at Stanley Park in Westfield.  Senior Eve Feuerbach led with way with a third place finish in 19:42.  With a couple inches of crusty snow at the start and slush and mud in the middle it was a tough course to race on.  Eve got out fast and was in 7th place at the one mile mark.  Coming back she had slipped to 9th place at 2.5 miles but surged over the last kilometer to pass 6 runners to earn her third place finish.  It was Eve's 6th All State Cross Country meet having run varsity for the Hornets since 7th grade when she finished 45th, third on the team, to help capture second place honors. In the following years she placed 21st, 6th, 5th and 3rd.  " It was a great conclusion for a stellar High School Cross Country career", said Coach Steve Whittey.Olivia Turner earned her first trip to the All State meet at last weeks Eastern Divisional meet.  She has been a…

Cross-country

Manchester Essex Cross Country teams competed in the East Mass Division 5 meet on Saturday in Wrentham.  The girls placed 12th of 21 teams.  Eve Feuerbach took second place in 18:54 and Olivia Turner placed 16th in 20:28.  Both girls earned individual slots in next Sunday's All State meet in Westfield.  Also scoring were Olivia Ford, Althea Hurd, Emily Fossa Sarah Braimon and Anna Whitten.  The boys team placed 10th of 24 teams.  Will Kenney medaled with a 10th place finish in 16:50 and also earned a spot in the All State meet.  Also scoring for the boys were Matt Carter, Eli Heanue, Luke Zellman, Colin Harrison, Alex Kimberk and Dean Campbell.