Elsie Harper and Grace Grosso scored their first varsity goals, while Elly Thomas added three tallies and Haley Gould put in a pair. The remaining goals came from Kalleen Creed and Maeve White.
Hull (8-8-1) is currently ranked 16th in the state Division 5 power rankings and will learn its first-round playoff opponent on Monday. The team will most likely host a first-round game on either Wednesday or Thursday.
Boys’ soccer whips Warriors
The boys’ varsity soccer team picked up its second win of the season, routing host South Shore Christian Academy on Monday, 7-1.
Caleb Whelan and Sean Marois each tallied twice, and single goals came from Jack Burke, Robbie Casagrande, and Richie Chau. Solid defensive games were turned in by Sean Walsh, Oliver Szabo, and Tony Alibrandi.
Last week, Hull (2-13) put up a valiant fight at home against Cohasset, holding the heavily favored Skippers to a 0-0 score at halftime, and just a 2-1 deficit late in the game before Cohasset pulled away for a 4-1 result. Jack Burke scored for Hull, assisted by Matt Angelis.
Eagles grounded by Pirates
Jaden Stilphen and John Gianibas scored two touchdowns each, and Tyler Sordillo caught a 48-yard scoring pass from Luke Richardson to lead host Hull to a 35-14 win over the Sharon Eagles on Friday night.
Sordillo also shined on the defensive side of the ball, recording eight tackles. Richardson was 10-for-15 passing for 233 yards, and Gianibas had 101 yards on 12 carries, 46 yards receiving, and 90 yards on kick returns. Aidan Murphy also had a solid game on defense with six tackles, and Logan Chenette converted all five extra point attempts.
The Pirates (5-2) are currently ranked third in the state Division 8 ratings and will visit Holbrook on Friday for a 6 p.m. kickoff.
Of Mites and Midgets
The Hull Mites team squeezed past host Carver on Sunday 6-0 to keep its playoff hopes breathing.
Hull (2-3) was led by Aiden Gibbons, who scored the only touchdown and had 120 of the team’s total 220 rushing yards. Strong line play came from Finn Smith, Jet Minkler, Lucas Dignan, Jacier Frongelo, Gaven Griffin, Jacob Goodrich, and Chase Silva. The defense held Carver to under 100 yards and forced two fumbles, keyed by Julian Lundrigan, Will McCarthy, John Dixon, Kristopher Ericson, Liam Fahey, Anthony Petruzzelli, Killian Kelly, and Casey Delvechio. Goodrich had an interception, with two minutes to play, to seal the win for Hull.
This win puts Hull in third place in the rankings and sets up a rematch against first-place Wareham, where Hull lost 18-14 with no time left on the clock earlier this season.
Hull has been selected as a neutral site to host the Old Colony Football League playoffs on Nov. 14.
The Hull Midgets fell to 0-5 with a 30-6 loss at Carver. Landon Lepenven had Hull’s only score on a quarterback sneak, keyed by a crucial block by Nick Perry. Liam Conneely, Isaiah Green, and Noah Fitz Marquez played well on offense while the defensive leaders were Christian Truglia, Nathan O’Hare, and Tristan Lofgren.
Hull Youth Soccer roundup
The Hull boys’ grade 7/8 soccer team improved to its undefeated record to 6-0 with an impressive 5-0 victory over Scituate at Hull High School. Asher Herrmann led the scoring with three goals. Max Lofgren and Sam Szabo also scored for Hull. Teddy Hipp and JT Gould shared the goalie duties for the fifth shutout of the season. Nate Tiani, Christian Truglia, Thomas Brasil, Tristan Lofgren, Will Noonan, Alex McBill, and Joe DelGallo turned in great efforts for Hull. Hull has still conceded only one goal this season.
The girls’ grade 5/6-1 team also stayed unbeaten, edging host Norwell, 1-0. Briana Ramos tallied the goal for Hull, and Scarlett Arevalo had the shutout in goal. Abigail Baglione also played well on offense for Hull (5-0).
The girls’ grade 3/4-1 team picked up its second win of the season with a 2-0 win at home over Duxbury. Payton Dunn and Piper Yakubian scored for Hull, and solid defense was played by Reese Irby, Molly McCarthy, and Ellie Kiley.
The boys’ grade 5/6-1 team is still undefeated but has two ties, including a 4-4 draw with visiting Halifax. Jaycub Lin rescued the result with a goal from mid-field in the final minute. Itkan Mundo, Colin English, and Patrick Hughes led the effort for Hull (3-0-2).
The girls’ grade 5/6-2 team busted out the offense with an 11-1 win over Scituate. Bella Walsh tallied seven goals, and Brianna Ramos and Erin Murray each scored a pair. Other notable efforts were turned in by Meghan Chiba, Maisie Everett, Alyssa Donato, Maggie Jones, and Tessa Schultz.
The boys’ grade 3/4 team lost 6-5 to Halifax. Tristan Misdea scored three times, and Henry Littlefield tallied twice for Hull.
Skills/drills clinic this Sunday
The Hull United Youth Soccer and Hull Youth Lacrosse players will have opportunities to develop their skills with special upcoming clinics. The boys’ varsity soccer team will host a Kick or Treat youth soccer Skills and Drills Clinic and Three-on-Three tournament this Sunday, Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hull High School. The clinic is open to all youth players and teams (including those from out of town) in grades kindergarten through eighth. There will also be a penalty kick contest and a Hull-O-ween bake sale.
Cost per player is $5, and cost per team for the 3 v 3 tournament is $25. Teams must pre-register. All event proceeds will benefit the Hull High School boys’ soccer program. To register your team, contact me at email@example.com.
Hull Youth Lacrosse has been awarded a grant as a host city for the Pick Up and Play Lacrosse Clinic. Hull was one of four programs selected in New England. The Hull clinic is open to ages 6-14 and will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 2-4 p.m. at Hull High School. Equipment will be available to use at the clinic, and all participants will receive a USA Lacrosse pinnie. Registration is at usalacrosse.com/celebrate.
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