Page 16 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 10, 2019 Malden High School Sports Roundup: boys’ tennis and girls’ lacrosse heating up By Steve Freker T he wet weather has made it a chore to get games and matches played all season long, but one of the Golden Tornadoes teams that have persevered and continued on a steady path has been Coach Mark Gagnon’s boys’ tennis squad. Malden won another one this week, 4-1 over Salem, to improve to a solid 6-2 overall this year. The Golden Tornadoes need one more match victory to qualify for the MIAA State Team Tennis Tournament. “We are continuing to get great contributions from everyone. The boys are working hard,” Coach Gagnon said. Malden boys’ tennis was in action on the road at Somerville on Thursday (after press deadline) and competes next on Monday, May 13, hosting Lynn English at Amerige Park in Malden. S&B ROOFING Over 15 Years Experience * Free Estimates * Great Prices * Great Service * Licensed & Insured Please call 857-247-8594 for your FREE ESTIMATE! Rufo scores 100th career point in Malden boys’ lacrosse win Senior Zach Rufo scored his 100th career point for the Malden boys’ lacrosse in a 9-3 non-league win over Matignon. Malden hosted NEC rival Lynn Classical at Pine Banks on Thursday and is scheduled to play Everett on the road at Maddy English School at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 13. Malden girls’ tennis wins twoof-three matches in past week The Malden High girls’ tennis team is also starting to heat up, winning two of its last three matches to improve to 3-4 overall, just one match under.500 for the season. On Tuesday, Malden defeated Salem, 4-1. The Golden Tornadoes girls finish the week in busy fashion, hosting Somerville yesterday, on the road at Danvers in a makeup day on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. and then on the road at Lynn English on Monday, May 13 at 4:00 p.m. PARKING | FROM PAGE 1 enforcement was a loosely organized branch of the Police Department that lacked the organization and resources to implement resident parking. But now the city has a Parking Department with a director, supervisor, clerk and several dozen full- and part-time enforcement offi cers with vehicles, technology and a $25,000 overtime budget, all poised to make resident parking a reality. WATER | FROM PAGE 14 CALLING ALL EVERETT RESIDENTS FREE MFA ADMISSION THROUGH AUGUST 4, 2019 Encore Boston Harbor and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, are teaming up to give all Everett residents free admission to the MFA for two adults and up to six children per visit, with proof of residency. Learn more at mfa.org/toulouse-lautrec April 7–August 4 “Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris” is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and The Boston Public Library. Sponsored by Encore Boston Harbor. Generously supported by The Boston Foundation. Additional support from the great-grandchildren of Albert H. Wiggin, the Cordover Exhibition Fund, and anonymous funders. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Aristide Bruant in His Cabaret (detail), 1893. Poster, color lithograph. Otis Norcross Fund. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. idents, as they are already paying enough to service the debt. We should also coordinate water main replacement with gas pipe replacements to share the cost of road resurfacing with National Grid. To the extent additional funds are needed, we can look to the uncommitted $1 million per year Malden is receiving from the casino. The MWRA also off ers zero interest loans to replace lead water service lines. To qualify a city must submit a plan to also help residents replace their private lead water service pipe under their front yard. To date, the Mayor has not done so. Most of the lead lines replaced today on Mini scores seven goals to lead Malden girls’ lacrosse past Matignon In a performance which is one of the best in school history, Kaitlyn Mini scored a whopping seven goals to lead the Malden High girls’ lacrosse team to a 12-3 win over Matignon on the road Saturday. Mini scored three goals in the fi rst half as Head Coach Jess Leggett’s squad built a 5-3 lead. She added four more goals in the second half. Malden was back in action today (after press deadline), hosting Northeastern Conference (NEC) rival Saugus at Macdonald Stadium in Malden at 4:00 p.m. While city councillors have long cast resident-only parking as a quality of life issue, they also acknowledge it’s a moneymaker. Ward 2 Councillor Paul Condon hopes to have a resident-only program in place soon to begin collecting what he estimates is between a half and three-quarters of a million dollars in uncollected excise tax. “That’s from people parking overnight who don’t have their cars registered in Malden,” he said. private property occur because the City Council passed an ordinance requiring replacement when a home sells. I would expand that policy to all current homeowners, by helping them receive a clean pipe today, and reimburse the city at a later refi - nance or sale. This plan would reverse the surplus back to the residents. It would also reduce the total cost by replacing more public and private sides of the water lines at the same time while the ground is open. This plan would also allow residents to keep more of their money while fi nancing the expedited replacement of 100% of Malden’s lead pipes. Councilor John Matheson

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