Lunenburg senior captain Jonny Deyo poured in a game-high 24 points, but it wasn’t enough as visiting Maynard pulled out a 55-48 win over the Blue Knights boys’ basketball team Friday night at Memorial Gymnasium on Senior Night.
Fellow Blue Knights senior Max Meilleur scored 10 points and junior Miles Seminatore added eight points for Lunenburg, which fell to 7-5 with the loss.
St. Paul 61, St. Bernard’s 59: Manny Vega had a game-high 21 points for St. Bernard’s (5-6) and Patrick Ginnity added 11 points.
Leominster 72, Algonquin 52: The win lifts the Blue Devils to 7-5.
Ayer-Shirley 47, Fitchburg 29: Ayer-Shirley (8-2) was paced by a game high 20 points from Maddie Davis. Ava Murphy and Maleah Figueroa each scored 11 points for the winners.
Gianexis Santiago scored 11 points to lead Fitchburg (1-10) and Gianna Calderon added 10 points.
Shepherd Hill 43, North Middlesex 28: Gabby Durham posted a team-high 11 points for the Patriots, while Norah Tesini chipped in with eight.
Wachusett 67, Nashoba 11: Thomas Hastings placed second in the 50 freestyle with a time of 26.06 and took second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:12.59 to lead Nashoba (1-10).
Nashoba 58, Wachusett 36: Campbell Phillips won the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 2:20.61 and placed second in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:13.21, while Ariel Larrabee won the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:42.53.
Abby Horton placed first in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:17.35 and Paige Mason won the 50 freestyle with a time of 28.85 before taking second in the girls 100 freestyle with a time of 1:06.35. Nashoba’s Erin Coughlan was second in the 50 freestyle (30.16) and second in the 100 backstroke (1:19.97).
The team of Coughlan, Emma Reiner, Phillips and Mason won the 200 medley relay in 2:10.75.
Boys indoor track and field
Fitchburg 59, Marlboro 32: Senior Stephen Bate won three events for the Red Raiders Thursday night, claiming the 55m (6.8); the 300 (40.1) and the high jump (5-08).
Effrem Gnepo won the shot put (35-07.5). Josh Nartey won the 55m hurdles (8.8), Kingston Aldrich-Cooper was first in the 600 (1:35.3) and the 4×220 relay (Nartey, David Afogho, Derrick Lulimachi, Steven Smith) was also victorious in 1:53.1.
Girls indoor track and field
Marlboro 50, Fitchburg 41: Noella Tamfu won the 55m hurdles in 9.8 seconds to pace the Red Raiders on Thursday night. The 4×220 relay (Julianna Ortiz, Fiona Palmer, Brianna Demers, Tamfu) placed first in 2:05.0, as did the 4×440 relay (Mia Robertson, Molly Sacramone. Andrea Silva, MacKenzie Roy) in 5:08.5.
College field hockey
Thirteen members of the Fitchburg State field hockey team were named to the 2022 Little East Conference (LEC) Fall Academic Honor Roll on Friday morning.
Carley McCaie, Lena Kassel, Oliva Narkevicius, Sophia Yates, Samantha Rozum, Alexis Raymond, Joyce Arbia, Emma Ganley, Sophia Piper, Jessica Morse, Jenna Morse, Grace Kerr and Lena Spadafore were all named to the 2023 LEC All-Academic Team.
Members of the 2022 LEC Fall Academic Honor Roll must achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher through the Fall 2022 semester. The student-athlete must also be a full-time member of a varsity sport and be enrolled in its institution for a full academic year.
The Fitchburg State field hockey team concluded its 2022 campaign with an overall record of 10-8 and an 8-4 mark in the LEC, earning the sixth seed in the LEC Tournament.