The combined Hull-Cohasset girls’ outdoor track team has run away with its first two meets in convincing fashion. H-C improved to 2-0 with an 82-54 win over Carver on Tuesday. Leading the way for the team were first-place finishers Mattie Tuchman in the high hurdles, Ronni Fleming in the 200, and Ally Mitchell in the javelin. On Friday, the ladies opened the season with a 125-9 rout over Rockland. The winners were: Elsie Harper (high jump, long jump, and 100 meters); Liz Luggelle (shot put); Ally Mitchell (javelin); Maeve Donahue (discuss); Mattie Tuchman (110 hurdles); Nadine Egan (400); and Ronni Fleming (200). The combined H-C boys’ team has split its first two contests. The boys lost on Tuesday to Carver, 87-49. Matt McCluskey took top honors in the high jump for Hull-Cohasset. The team defeated Rockland on Friday 90-45. McCluskey was a four-time winner (high jump, long jump, high hurdles, and 100 meters), and Tony Alibrandi took first place in the 200 meters.
Lacrosse teams winless
The debut of Hull High School boys’ lacrosse coach Eddie Cameron was spoiled by Mashpee as the visiting Falcons nipped the Pirates 12-10 last week. Ryan Healy had four goals, and Nicholas White added two goals for Hull (0-1). Evan Burke, Logan Chenette, Sean Marois, and Martin Ervin also scored, while freshman goaltender Sean Walsh had 10 saves.
The girls’ team rallied from a 4-0 hole and tied the game late in the fourth quarter, only to have visiting North Quincy sneak in a game winner with 1:30 remaining in the game for a 5-4 win over Hull (0-2) on Tuesday. Freshman goaltender Ava Russo was spectacular for Hull, not allowing any goals, while Nina Tiani and Grace Grosso had two goals each. A strong second half defense was led by Siobhan Burke, Kayla Chennete, Alexis Her, and Bridget Fleming.
The girls’ team continued its season on Mother’s Day, with the third- and fourth-grade girls losing at Hanover despite playing a strong first half. Tessa Schultz of Hull played a solid game in goal, leading the team in saves. The fifth- and sixth-grade girls fell at Braintree, 8-6, despite Bella Walsh of Hull playing a fantastic game in goal, allowing the team to stay in the game with her defense. The seventh- and eighth-grade girls lost at Pembroke, 9-3, with goals scored by Maggie Mullen, Matti Driscoll, and Emily Irby. Emma Driscoll had an amazing game in net, saving 23 goals.
The Hull girls will return to playing at home. on the Hull High School turf field, with the third- and fourth- graders as well as the fifth- and sixth-graders playing Quincy, while the seventh- and eighth- graders play Hanover.
Baseball team strikes out – twice
The Hull High School baseball team has yet to plate its first win, dropping two road games to start the season. On Friday, South Shore Christian surprised Hull with an 11-2 win on Weymouth. Max Iorio was 2-for-2 and reached base four times, and Luke Dunham had his first varsity hit and also walked twice. Last week, Hull (0-2) opened the season with a 7-3 loss at Middleborough. Aiden Robey pitched five strong innings and had two doubles, and Ben Olivieri had two hits.
Nor’easters set sail
The Hull-Cohasset high school sailing team, the Nor’easters, opened the season by taking all five races over Scituate for a 3-0 win. However, Duxbury turned the tide on the team two days later for the same 3-0 score. The team’s Hull members are Sarah Rickard, James Frady, Ruby Schwartz, and Bran James.
Hull Youth Soccer recap
The boys’ grade 7/8 team remained undefeated, ousting host Marshfield 5-1 on Saturday. Hull (4-0) had an impressive defensive effort, led by goalkeeper Teddy Hipp and defenders Lawrence Bodley, Nico Gilmartin, Will Noonan, Dillon Simpson-Sliney, and Jonah Whelan. The offense was keyed by Oliver Szabo and Asher Herrmann with two goals each and another by Elly Thomas. The girls’ grade 5/6-1 team had two games on Saturday, splitting the results. Hull opened the day with a 3-2 win over Sacred Heart, led by outstanding play from Libby Harper, Gianna Thorne, and Meghan Duran. Hull (2-2) dropped a 6-3 result to Middleborough in the second match. Solid defensive efforts came from Emma Lees, Mackenzie MacLeod, and Addison Littlefield. The boys’ grades 3/4 team improved to 2-2 on the season with a 5-0 win over Halifax at the Cohasset Sports Complex. Hull kept the pressure on through the first half with one goal and secured the win with four second-half tallies. Dom Ramos and Luca Truglia each scored twice, and JD McAuliffe added another goal. PK Gunderson and Frankie Bernard were solid on defense.
The boys’ grade 5/6 team fell for the first time this season with a 4-2 loss at Carver. Hull (2-1) was missing a few of its key players but still put in a solid effort. Christian Truglia scored both goals for Hull while strong performances came from Sam Szabo, Finn Walsh, Rocco Sestito, and goalkeeper Mason Delgallo.
The girls’ grade 5/6 team could not break through against Hanover, losing a 3-0 result. Strong games for Hull came from Scarlett Arevalo, Alyssa Donato, Meghan Chiba, Sophia Grosso, and Olivia Michaelides. The girls’ grade 3/4 team dueled host Kingston to a 6-6 tie. Hull (1-2-1) was led by Abby Baglione, Aubrey Littlefield, Patience Nielsen, and Michaela Collins.
The Galway Rovers FC soccer club will be having its annual tryouts. The club services many boys’ and girls’ soccer players from Hull. For information on the tryout dates for each age group and to pre-register, log on to: https://system.gotsport.com/programs/39881336H?reg_role=player.
The tryouts will be held at the Cohasset Sports Complex.
Hull Times reporter Darvence Chery contributed to this column.
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