Peabody Tanners Boys Soccer '07

Stingy defense has led to success

The once-beaten Peabody High boys soccer team (13-1-0) rates as one of the stingiest editions in the school's history. It has allowed just nine goals in 14 games (a .642 percentage). While keepers Brian Fleming and Justin Famiglietti can take a justifiable bow for those numbers, but there's more than meets the eye here.

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Boys Soccer, 10/23/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Peabody outlasts Salem in NEC duel

Josh Boyce scored on a penalty kick and later in the second half set up Mike Pennachio for the winning goal as Peabody (12-1) won its seventh in a row by fighting off Salem, 2-1, at Salem's Bertram Field.

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Boys Soccer, 10/19/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Mondi's goal sends Peabody past Saugus

Dominic Mondi, a junior stopper, came up with what proved to be the winning goal in the first half as the Tanners prevailed over Saugus, 1-0, in a Northeastern Conference matchup.

Peabody has won three straight games.

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Boys Soccer, 10/04/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Gloucester bests Peabody

Shane O'Neil scored a goal and added two assists to lead Gloucester past Peabody 3-1. Alex Trotski scored another goal for the winners.

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Boys Soccer, 09/27/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Defense paces Peabody boys past Salem

Peabody's Dominic Mondi gets the ball out of the corner around Salem's Mike Steeves during their game Wednesday, Sept. 21. Peabody defeated Salem 2-0.3 Photos

PEABODY | If you don't shoot the ball on net, you won't win. Throughout yesterday's game, Salem High boys soccer coach Mike D'Agostino repeatedly urged his Witches to shoot the ball on goal. But the stellar defense turned in by host Peabody High did not allow for many scoring chances. As a result, Salem suffered its first loss of the season, a 2-0 setback to the Tanners in their first matchup as Northeastern Conference rivals.

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Boys Soccer, 09/19/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Peabody beats Lynn English

Carlos DeOliveira buried a first half penalty kick to give Peabody all the offense it needed in a 3-0 win over Lynn English. Dominic Mondi and Jared Rizzo had the other goals for the Tanners (3-0-0), who saw Justin Famiglietti and Brian Flemming combine for the shutout in net.

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Boys Soccer, 09/19/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Stan McKeen notches 100th win

Stan McKeen, the Peabody High boys' coach who just notched his 100th career victory, attended Lynn English at a time when the school didn't have soccer.

Nor was he too crazy about the sport when his wife Sharon suggested they take first son Timmy to start soccer at an early age.

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Boys Soccer, 09/11/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Peabody Boys Soccer Preview

Last year's record: 12-5-3

Coach: Stan McKeen (12th season)

Returning players: Jared Rizzo, Sr., F; Josh Boyce, Sr., Mid; Carlos DeOliveira, Sr., Mid; Mike Dunleavy, Sr., Def; Dominic Mondi, Jr., Def.; Jordan Hoofnagle, Jr, F; Jared Shields, Jr., Mid/F; Mike Pennacchio, Sr., F; Rich Grillo, Sr., Mid/Def.

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Boys Soccer, 09/04/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars