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September 13, 2012

SPORTS ROUNDUP

(Continued)

Pinkerton loses rematch

On Sept. 8, the Astros took on Exeter in a rematch of last year’s championship game.

The Astros got off to a slow start as Exeter jumped out 7–0 on their first offense possession. But it didn’t take long for Pinkerton to rebound and tie the game up.

The game was close throughout, but Exeter was able to take advantage of a missed point after touchdown by Pinkerton and added a field goal late in the fourth for the 24–20 win.

JV

Pinkerton shuts down Bishop Guertin

Pinkerton JV starters came out strong to a 21-0 first-quarter lead and then completely shut down Bishop Guertin from getting any type of momentum the remaining of the game to dominate to a 41-0 finale.

The offense was led by strong running by Nick Mozzola and Jake Burton with Justin Poitras and Richard Garrity in the line. The defense held BG to 2 first downs the entire game.

Freshman

Astros open with win

The freshman Astros took on Bishop Guertin in their season-opener.

The Astros got off to a strong start by outscoring the Cardinals 34–14 for the win.

Playing well were Mark Regan, James Tulley, Mike Curley, TJ Urbanik and Jake Burnham.

Young Astros top Exeter

On Sept. 6, the freshman Astros defeated the Exeter Blue Hawks, 20-6.

Brett Datillo took the first play of the game 75 yards on the kickoff and the Astros rolled their way to victory. Playing well were Greg Gesel, James Tulley, Joe Lydick, Dylan Barreiro and Michael Curley.

FIELD HOCKEY

Varsity

Pinkerton trounces Nashua South

The varsity Lady Astros hosted Nashua South and won, 7-0.

Goal scorers were Julie Saltamartini (2), Brianne Torre (2), Brooke Dorval (2), and Amanda Feeney. Assists came from Julie Saltamartini, Kaylie Decosmo, Rachael Charewicz and Alison Deyett.

The Astros had a complete game effort led by a balanced scoring attack. Kaylie DeCosmo set the tone early in her first varsity game with her quick defensive transitioning and efficient passing. Brianne Torre, Alex Albano and Jess Cote also played well in the win.

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