Here’s a look at the scores and highlights from Wednesday’s high school action on the SouthCoast.
New Bedford 4, Brockton 2
Anthony Diakite and John Walsh combined for the victory on the mound. Diakite pitched 3 2/3 innings, allowing two unearned runs with two hits, five strikeouts and five walks while Walsh threw 3 1/3 innings of perfect relief. He got all 10 batters he faced. He struck out three batters. Elijah Carpenter was outstanding defensively at shortstop for the Whalers. Ramen Goodine, Ben Frenette and Jordan Graham each had two hits. Goodine, Frenette and Ben Cortes had RBI singles. The Whalers (3-5, 2-1 SEC) visit Oliver Ames at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Austin Prep 3, Bishop Stang 0
In a matchup of undefeated Catholic Central League teams, the Spartans came up short as they managed just two hits as a team. Justin Gouveia went 1-for-2 with a walk while Alex DiGiammo was 1-for-2. Aidan Cardoza suffered the loss as he allowed three runs (two earned runs) off four hits with three walks and five strikeouts. “Great pitchers duel today,” said Bishop Stang head coach Brian Rose. “Unfortunately the errors hurt Bishop Stang today in the field as Austin Prep played a clean game. Both pitchers looked great today.” The Spartans (6-1, 5-1 CCL) host St. Mary’s of Lynn on Monday at 3:30 p.m.
Apponequet 11, Wareham 0
Justin Machie, who slugged a triple, pitched four innings, scattering three hits with eight strikeouts to improve to 3-0 on the season as the Lakers ended a two-game losing streak. Nate Levesque had three hits, two RBIs and two runs scored while Maddoxx Rosyski had two hits, including a double, and two RBIs. Others with one hit apiece include Ian Nickerson (RBI), Hayden Westgate and Lucas Tremblay (RBI). Connor Johnson pitched one scoreless inning in relief while Lucas Tremblay pitched two innings of scoreless relief. The Lakers (6-3, 2-2 SCC) visit Dighton-Rehoboth on Friday at 4:15 p.m.
Old Rochester 3, Seekonk 2
Zack Matson struck out five while allowing two runs (one earned run) off eight hits with three walks in seven innings to run his record to 2-2. Lucas McElroy went 2-for-2 with a walk, hit batsman and stolen base while Alec Marsden was 1-for-3 with a run scored. “Matson gave us a gritty performance pitching out of late inning jams and challenging batters all day especially with his fastball,” said Old Rochester head coach Steve Carvalho. “I’m very proud of him. Lucas McElroy again was quality Lucas at the plate, defensively and on the bases.” The Bulldogs (5-4, 3-2 SCC) host Somerset Berkley on Friday.
Somerset Berkley 5, Fairhaven 3
Aidan Hassey went 2-for-4 with a run scored and pitched five innings, allowing five hits with five walks and two earned runs. Cam Gordon (1-for-4), Colby Correia (3-for-4), Tim Lawrence (1-for-1 with an RBI and Connor Sorrel (1-for-3) also contributed. Colin Pacheco went 2-for-3 with an RBI, walk and one run scored. The Blue Devils (5-3, 2-2 SCC) host Case at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at Pope Park.
GNB Voc-Tech 4, Case 3
Lena Tsonis went 1-for-3 and hit a two-run home run to power the undefeated Bears on offense. Hayleigh Silva was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Madison Medeiros ran her record to 10-0 as she allowed three runs off six hits while striking out six. The Bears (11-0, 4-0 SCC) visit Dighton-Rehoboth on Monday.
Apponequet 6, Wareham 5
Caleigh Venuti and Allison Cornell had big days at the plate for Apponequet (4-4) as Venuti went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and two RBIs while Cornell was 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBIs. Lauren Bernaiche struck out 10 while allowing four earned runs in seven innings. Bernaiche, Morgan Saraceno and Arianna Camara each had a hit. “Christina Magnett had a stellar defensive performance at shortstop, making several game-changing plays, including a diving stop of a hard hit ball, holding the runners and preventing any runs from scoring,” said Apponequet assistant coach Nicole Briggs. “Sofia Estrella also had a strong defensive performance at second base, chasing down pop ups and securing much needed outs to hold the runners.” For Wareham (4-4, 0-4 SCC), Laura Pinkston and Marina Cadena both went 2-for-4 while Madison Nereu was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs. Jenna Klemp, Olivia LaCava, Jolee Anderson, Amaya Anderson and Carly Delgado each had one hit. The Vikings visit Bourne on Friday.
Somerset Berkley 9, Fairhaven 2
Olivia Couto led the Blue Devils at the plate by going 2-for-2. Sydney Merusi had an RBI triple while Holly Perdigao was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Gabriela Rocha-Medeiros, allowed nine runs (seven earned) off 12 hits with four walks and nine strikeouts. The Blue Devils (5-4, 3-1 SCC) visit Case on Friday at 4 p.m.
GNB Voc-Tech 3, Brockton 0
Ethan Fagundes led Voc-Tech with 15 kills, five digs and two blocks while Curran Farnworth added seven kills and two blocks. Evan Fagundes had eight kills and 13 digs while Alberto Gomes had 28 assists and 18 digs and Colin Stuessi added 11 digs. With one more win, the Bears (7-0, 3-0) will qualify for the playoffs.
Durfee 3, New Bedford 2
Winning for the Whalers (0-5, 0-2 SEC) were Emma Gibney at first singles (6-4, 6-3) and Sofia Beltran Fuenzalida at second singles (6-4, 6-3).
Bishop Stang 5, Arlington Catholic 0
The Spartans swept singles play with wins from No. 1 Lexy Wynn (6-0, 6-0), No. 2 Sarah Pothier (6-1, 6-2), and No. 3 Ava Gardiner (6-3, 6-0). Stang’s first doubles team of Jenna Domagala and Maeve Egger won 6-0, 6-0 while Lilly Manning and Holly Eyre were 6-0, 6-0 winners at No. 2. The Spartans (6-2, 4-2 CCL) visit Cardinal Spellman on Friday.
Dartmouth 5, Bridgewater-Raynham 0
Dartmouth (5-1) got 6-0, 6-0 singles wins from No. 1 Justin Kerney, No. 2 Dylan Marshall and No. 3 Luke Bloom-Glover. Owen Nielson and Shreyas Rathod won 6-1, 6-0 at first doubles while Charlie Camisa and Samir Hilaei won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2.
Bishop Stang 5, Arlington Catholic 0
The Spartans improved to 5-0 and 4-0 in the CCL with the win.
Dartmouth 87, New Bedford 44
Winning for Dartmouth were Braden Medeiros in the shot put and discus, Luke Canniff in the triple jump, Phoenix Campbell in the javelin, Caiden Demanche in the 400 hurdles, Zak Khan in the 110 hurdles, Sam Shrestha in the mile, Tyler Medeiros in the 800 and Chris Hughes in the 2-mile. Dartmouth (1-2, 1-2 SEC) hosts Durfee on May 11.
Case 78, Fairhaven 55
Winning events for Fairhaven (1-1) were Nick Grace in the triple jump (37-6) and 400 (57.0), Gage Darmofal in the high jump (5-7), Maison Sweet in the mile (5:03.5), Luke Morrison in the 200 (23.6), Owen Benoit in the 2-mile (11:26.5) and Nate Branco in the 400 hurdles (63.6) as well as the 4×100 team (47.0) of Morrison, Richard Senna, Grace and Branco.
Dartmouth 105, New Bedford 15
Winning for Dartmouth were Mia Carter in the 100 dash, triple jump and javelin, Bryar Pimental in the shot put and javelin, Haley Zexter in the long jump and 100 hurdles, Kate Smith in the 400 hurdles, Katie Canniff in the 400, Hailey Martins in the high jump, Brooke Davis in the 800 and Madison Stott in the 200. The 4×100 team of Hailey Martins, Ava Oliveira, Madison Stott, Lindsey Klein won as did the 4×400 team of Kaylee King, Kaitlyn DaSilva, Katie Canniff and Haley Zexter. The meet was the first competition for senior captain Nicole Sylvain since surgery for a torn ACL in the fall. “She worked incredibly hard for about six months to be able to compete again,” said Dartmouth head coach Caitlin McCarron Deely. “Throughout our winter track and field season and our current season, Nicole has demonstrated what it means to be a team player and has modeled for our team resilience, determination, and sportsmanship. Last night she competed in the 800 and javelin and our team couldn’t have been happier.” New Bedford’s lone win came from freshman Madalena Morris in the mile (5:58). She also ran a 69 anchor in the girls 4×400 team that placed second. Lilian Brine placed second in the 100 (13.7) and third in the triple jump (28-2.5). “Many of our athletes set personal records and we are proud of the work they put in at practice and the results they produced today,” said New Bedford head coach Isaiah Houtman. “We had strong performances from many of our athletes. Unfortunately, Dartmouth had stronger performances.” The Whalers (0-2, 0-2 SEC) host Bridgewater-Raynham on May 4. Dartmouth (2-0, 2-0 SEC) hosts Bridgewater-Raynham on May 9.
Case 105, Fairhaven 26
Emma Gomes had the lone win for Fairhaven (1-1), taking first in the 100 meters (14.0).
Fairhaven 16, GNB Voc-Tech 3
Neely Francis had a hand in six goals, scoring three and assisting on another three to power the Blue Devils to their second win of the season. Sydney Burke added three goals and one assist while Carlie Francis and Kathryn Isaksen each had three goals. Emerson Bourgault (one goal, one assist) and Kayleigh Joseph (one goal) also contributed offensively while Melandia Coutinho had six saves. Fairhaven (2-5, 1-2 SCC) hosts Old Rochester on Friday.
Austin Prep 15, Bishop Stang 2
Sierra Darosa and Leah Katz each scored a goal for the Spartans (0-6, 0-4 CCL).
Fairhaven 13, GNB Voc-Tech 5
Owen Centeio and Peter Joseph each had four goals and an assist to power the Blue Devils. Tyler Burke (two goals and an assist), Cameron Burke (one goal and one assist), Barrett Becotte (one goal and two assists) and Hugo Surprenant (one goal and two assists) also contributed offensively while Shea Cripps made four saves. For GNB Voc-Tech (1-6, 1-5 SCC), Kaiden Pequita and Brayden Webster each had two goals while Nathan Pearson added one. Head coach Justyn Walker praised the defensive play of Cyle Bulgar and the rest of his team’s midfielders as they held the Blue Devils to a close game with it being 6-5 going into the fourth quarter. GNB Voc-Tech hosts Dartmouth on Monday. The Blue Devils (5-3, 2-2 SCC) visit Old Rochester on Friday.
This article originally appeared on Standard-Times: SouthCoast high school scores and highlights from Wednesday, April 27