EHS softball team defeats Winthrop
The Everett High softball team brought its record to .500 with an 11-3 victory at Winthrop last Thursday.
The Lady Crimson Tide came out swinging in the top of the first, bolting to a 5-0 lead, and never looked back.
Kloey Cardillo led off off with a triple and scored on a bunt that was beat out by the next Everett hitter, Maddy Smith. After Maddy Duraes drew a base-on-balls, clean-up batter Izza Bourouis socked a triple, brimming in her two teammates.
Kaylee Nearen kept the Lady Crimson Tide rolling with a double off the centerfield fence (a blast that would have been a homerun in any other park), easily scoring Bourouis.
Ariana Garay then knocked in Nearen with a one-out base hit into outfield for the fifth Everett run of the inning.
Winthrop got one back in its half of the first on a sacrifice fly, but EHS starting pitcher Ariana Garay shut the door until the sixth, allowing her teammates to build an insurmountable lead.
The Lady Crimson Tide’s bats continued to boom in the second inning. Duraes started the inning with a double and soon scored on another two-bagger by Bourouis.
After Izzy moved to third on a fielder’s choice, she scored on a two-out base hit by Lexi Bartolomeo to make it a 7-1 ballgame.
The Everett defense played flawlessly over the next few frames until the Lady Crimson Tide’s bats went back to work in the fifth.
Ashley Fitzgerald singled up the middle and Cardillo followed with a double. Another double by Smith brought in both of her teammates and Maddy herself soon crossed the plate on a base hit by Duraes to right field. Maddy D. eventually scored on a base hit by Nearen and a passed ball.
Winthrop reached Garay (who went all seven frames) for two meaningless runs in the sixth to make it 11-3, but by that time the contest was on ice for the Lady Crimson Tide.
Coach Stacy Poste and her crew, who now stand at 7-7 on their season, need to win three of their six remaining games in order to achieve the .500 record that is required to punch their ticket for a berth in the post-season state tournament.
The Lady Crimson Tide began their quest for a Journey to the Touney this past Monday at Lynn English and were set to travel to Latin Academy yesterday (Tuesday) before returning home to host Somerville today (Wednesday).
Next week they will trek to Mt. Alvernia on Monday and to Lynn Classical on Wednesday before wrapping up their season with Malden next Friday, May 25.
EHS baseball team set to wrap up season
The Everett High baseball team will conclude its 2018 campaign this coming week, starting today (Wednesday) when the Crimson Tide make the short trip to Northeastern Conference rival Somerville.
Coach Joe Lento and his crew play at non-league foe Austin Prep tomorrow (Thursday) and will return home Monday to host NEC opponent Lynn Classical in a contest that will be highlighted by Senior Day festivities.
The Crimson Tide will wrap up the season at Winchester next Wednesday.
Everett dropped 5-1 decision to Lynn English this past Monday. Evan Mallard and Jared Corbett shared the pitching duties and turned in creditable efforts, but a lack of support proved fatal to the Crimson Tide cause.
In a 10-8 loss at Marblehead last week, Everett allowed an 8-2 lead to evaporate with a two-out rally in the bottom of the sixth in which eight Marblehead runners crossed the plate, all of which were unearned.
EHS senior Jason Hennessy had turned in one of his best performances of the season to that point, but a costly error, followed by various degrees of miscues and Marblehead hits, opened the floodgates.
Hennessy, Jonathan Fitzgerald, and Luis Concepcion provided the bulk of the offensive firepower for Everett.
Jules, Cardinale are champions at NEC Freshman/Sophomore Meet
The freshman and sophomore members of the Everett High boys and girls track & field teams turned in fine performances at the recent Northeastern Conference Freshman/Sophomore Meet held at Revere’s Harry Della Russo Stadium.
On the boys’ side, the top performer was Clarence Jules, who captured the 100 meter dash by a nose in a hotly-contested final in which four runners were clocked at 11.9 seconds. Clarence also was a member of the Everett 4 x 100 relay quartet who took home a first-place medal.
Ryan Vu earned a second-place medal in the triple jump with a final landing of 39′-8″. Two Crimson Tide won medals in the javelin, Eduardo Chaparro with a toss of 109′-2″ for fifth place and teammate Javier Chavez with a throw of 106′-4″ for seventh place. Chaparro also won a sixth place ribbon in the 200 dash in 24.2.
In the 110 meter hurdles, Fabrice Jacques finished sixth with a clocking of 19.6. In the 400 hurdles, Djynno Jean came across in fifth place in 66.6 in the 400 hurdles.
Jason King won a fourth place medal in the 400 dash with a time of 57.7. Brandon Previlon earned a point for the Everett column on the scoresheet with an eighth-place finish in the 100 dash.
The boys’ 4 x 400 relayers also won a medal with a fourth place finish in 4:00.2.
On the girls’ side, Carolann Cardinale won the javelin with an amazing throw of 106′-3″, which, according to the official scoresheet, was far ahead of the next-closest competitor by almost 30 feet.
Teammate Jessia Garza-Aguirre won a seventh place ribbon in the javelin with her toss of 55′-6″.
Jessica Santos sped to a fourth place finish in the 100 dash in 13.5. Victoria Chaparro took seventh place in the dash in 14.3. Dajana Tadic brought home a seventh place medal in the 200 dash with her time of 21.0.
The EHS 4 x 100 relay turned in a super effort to finish in second place among the 16 NEC schools.
Chamblain named as new Everett High School boys basketball coach
By Cary Shuman
Stanley Chamblain was introduced as the new Everett High School boys basketball head coach at a press conference May 10 at the Crimson Café at the school.
EHS Principal Erick Naumann made the announcement that Chamblain will be the successor to longtime coach John DiBiaso at the helm of Everett’s highly successful boys basketball program.
Chamblain is a 2003 graduate of Everett High School where he was a basketball co-captain and Greater Boston League All-Star, leading the Tide to the Division 1 North sectional final in his senior year.
He was selected a First-Team All-American at Hesser Junior College and also played basketball at Keene State College and Lesley University. He was a captain in three of his four years in college.
Chamblain received a Master’s degree in School Guidance from Lesley. He is a guidance counselor at Everett High and has been an assistant coach on DiBiaso’s staff for the past five seasons.
“He has the ability to lead Everett High School to become basketball champions once again,” said Naumann.
Chamblain, 32, said he was “extremely humbled” to be the coach at his alma mater, calling it “one of the iconic moments of my lifetime.”
“I want to begin by thanking my wife, Marjani, my mom, Margarette, for your continued support and everything you’ve done for me in my life,’’ said Chamblain.
He also thanked school administrators for “allowing me the opportunity to take over a prestigious program.’’
He paid a special tribute to DiBiaso, who was his coach and mentor.
“I can’t speak enough about that man [DiBiaso] for everything that he’s done,” said Chamblain. “I transferred to the Everett public schools when I was in the sixth grade and as an athlete playing football or basketball, one of the things that you looked forward to doing is playing sports for coach DiBiaso when you get to high school. I was fortunate enough to do that and play for him and I was even more fortunate to coach by his side over the past five years.’’
Chamblain said that Ken Peavey, Mike Scarfo, Brandon Lee, and Brian Benson will be assistant coaches on his staff for the 2018-19 season.