A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 25, 2017
JV results

The Hopkinton JV girls’ soccer team defeated Raymond. Emily Fleegle came up with great saves and Ashlee Brehio led the shorthanded Hawks with two goals and an assist. Hopkinton also won a game over the weekend. Annie Higginbotham (three goals) and Emma Crawford (two goals) led the Hawks.

The Merrimack Valley JV boys’ soccer team defeated Kearsarge on Saturday, 6-2. Stephen Bentzlin and Griffin Wheeler both scored two goals for MV. Tucker Nevers was solid on defense.

Middle school results

The Rundlett boys’ soccer A team (3-1-1) defeated Hudson Memorial School, 8-2. Sujan Bhujel, Kody Rashed and Luk Sar Mukhiya led the scoring with two goals apiece, followed by Max Grant and Sharief Kahn with single tallies. Roy Annis, Matt Derochers and Dan Revellese had solid games and Max Lahey and Nader Watcher shared the win in goal.

In the heat and short on subs, the Rundlett girls’ soccer A team lost to Hudson Memorial School.

The Rundlett boys’ B2 soccer team (2-1-1) beat Trinity, 7-0. Cedric Meyer (three goals), Harry Waite (two goals), Hassan Khan and Jacque Tunguru scored for Rundlett.

The Rundlett field hockey A team defeated Merrimack Valley. Taylor Lamb, Camille Armaganian, Emma LaRiviere and Lexi Bennett had their first goals of the year. Kennedy Ramos scored three goals and Jordan Cromwell added two.

The Hopkinton field hockey team defeated Winnisquam, 4-1. Katelyn Bouchard (goal), Julia Baer (goal), Ashley Ogden (goal, assist), Rose Finlayson (goal, assist) and Emily Towne (assist) led Hopkinton’s offense.

The Hopkinton girls’ soccer team fell to Hooksett, 6-0. Midfielders Sara Butcher and Melana Curley worked tirelessly to try to put some offense together for the Hawks.

The Hopkinton boys’ soccer team improved to 5-1-1 with a 2-1 win over Raymond. Ryan Brown scored both goals for the Hawks.

The Bow Memorial girls’ soccer team improved to 4-1 with a 1-0 win over Campbell. Madison Roberge scored the lone goal and Cailyn Benson had several good saves to earn the shutout.

The Bow Memorial boys’ soccer team defeated Weare, 5-1. Nate Dolder, Cam Evans, Matt Lamy, Evan Cook and John Salerno scored for Bow. Jurgen Stich and Calen Smith each had two assists and Patrick Wachsmuth and Conner Bernard played well at the back.

Youth hockey

The Concord Youth Hockey Royal Bank of Canada U12 girls defeated the Lady Crusaders of Worcester, Mass., 4-2. Goals scored by Sofia Payne, Sophia Branch and Erin Keville.

The Concord Capitals MSP Masters Bantam 1 team tied NH East on Saturday, 2-2. Goals were scored by Tyler Coskren and Heath Mann. Graham Sundstrom, Cooper Leppard and AJ Fennelly led the defense. On Sunday the Capitals topped Marblehead, Mass., 3-0. Ben Marceau, Coskren and Mann accounted for the scoring. Aidan Pope chipped in with two assists. Adam Omundson and CJ Escalera combined for the shutout.

The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals U10 girls’ team played the Islanders Major U10 team to a 1-1 tie. Abigail Brennan scored for the Capitals.

Ace of Blades Mowing Concord Capitals Peewee 2 battled to a 4-2 win against Melrose, Mass. Chilton Cabot (two goals), Hayden Ford and Soren Puc scored for the Capitals. Cabot, Aiden Cimines and Gavin Currier had assists.

The Concord Orthopaedics, Concord Capitals U19 girls defeated the Seacoast Spartans, 3-0. Lizzy MacBride, Darby Palisi and Jillian Lachapelle scored for the Caps while Abby Houle stopped all 25 shots she faced for the shutout.

The Concord Capital Peewee 3 team lost to the NH Junior Monarchs, 2-0. Bruce Marshall played a standout game in net with support from the entire lineup in front of him.

St. Paul’s results

The St. Paul’s School boys’ cross country team competed in a meet against Rivers, Lawrence Groton, and host St. Mark’s over the weekend. The varsity team lost to St. Mark’s (37-21), but defeated Groton (21-37), River’s (20-42) and Lawrence (15-50). Co-captains Ben Spiro and Ben Leach led the way, finishing fourth and seventh overall. The team had a nice pack of Conor Dunleavy, Cal Schrupp, James Pirozzolo, and Luke Dieterle finishing in 12th through 15th place.

The St. Paul’s School girls’ cross country swept a five-team meet, defeating St. Mark’s (15-48), River’s (25-31), Groton (19-41) and Lawrence (15-50). Top finishers for St. Paul’s were Linda Pang (22:10), Bristol Fales-Hill (23:47) and captain Cole Sias (23:51).

The St. Paul’s JV girls’ cross country team beat St. Mark’s (26-31), River’s (15-50), and Groton (15-50) over the weekend. Top finishers for St. Paul’s were Elo Catlin (25:00), Jess Arbuckle (25:10) and Jane Harrell (26:26).

The St. Paul’s boys’ varsity soccer team lost to Kimball Union, 4-1, over the weekend.

College standout

Concord’s Jacob Szulc, a sophomore on the Plymouth State football team, was named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Football Weekly Honor Roll for the third-straight week. Szulc caught two passes, both of them for touchdowns and, totaling 101 yards in a 37-7 victory over UMass-Darmouth on Saturday.

Racquetball league

The Health Club of Concord Racquetball League is looking for experienced players. Call the Health Club of Concord to register.


Cap City Basketball is hosting clinics on Saturday and Oct. 14 at the Concord Boys & Girls Club. Players in grades 3-5 will go from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and grades 6-9 will go from 12:30-2 p.m. The cost is $30 and includes a Cap City Dri-FIT T-shirt. Payment and registration will only be at the door.

Plymouth State University men’s lacrosse program golf fundraiser will be held on Sunday at Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor. The event is open to all Plymouth State faculty, staff, coaches, athletes, alumni, families and friends. Tee-off takes place at 11 a.m. Event will include a round of golf, food, prizes and various raffles. For additional information or to register contact Colin Claflin at 339-933-2590 or cdclaflin@plymouth.edu.

MVHS 50th Anniversary Golf Tournament will be held at Loudon Country Club on Oct. 7. The cost is $300 per foursome and registration will take place between 8-8:15 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Register at mvhs.mvsdpride.org.

Concord Little League will be holding its annual meeting Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell on 214 Main St. All member families are welcome to attend the meeting. People who are interested in a board position are asked to contact the league at concordnhlittleleague@gmail.com with their intent by Sunday..

Friends of New England College Hockey Golf Outing will take place at Beaver Meadow Golf Course on Oct. 21 with an 11 a.m. sign-up and a shotgun start at noon. The cost is $100 per person for 18 holes of golf, a cart, an NEC keepsake, barbecue and awards. To sing up or enter a team, contact John Lineberry at john@lineberrytennis.com or mail your check to Friends of NEC Hockey P.O. Box 1233, Concord, NH, 03302-1233.

Coaches needed

Bishop Brady High School is looking for the following coaching positions for the 2017-18 school year: (winter) boys’ varsity basketball head coach, boys’ varsity basketball assistant, girls’ varsity hockey assistant, a head Alpine skiing coach and a head swimming coach; (spring) boys’ lacrosse assistant, head girls’ lacrosse coach and a head boys’ tennis coach. If interested in any of these opportunities please email Annie Alosa, Director of Athletics, at aalosa@bishopbrady.edu or send resume and information to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, 03301.

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is seeking coaches for the following sports: varsity softball, varsity baseball, and JV baseball. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and three references to Matthew Skidds, Athletic Director at 942-5531 or mskidds@coebrown.org.

Concord High School is looking for girls’ varsity ice hockey head and assistant coaches, as well as head coaches for boys’ freshman basketball, girls’ freshman basketball and girls’ varsity tennis. Please send resume and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord, 03301 or email smello@sau8.org.

Rundlett Middle School is looking to fill coaching positions for its boys’ basketball ‘A’ team and girls’ basketball ‘B’ team. Please send resumes and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education and Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord or email smello@sau8.org.

Franklin High School has the following coaching vacancy: head JV basketball coach. Franklin Middle School is also looking for a head football coach, boys’ basketball coach for the ‘A’ team, assistant football coach, assistant track and field coach and a head field hockey coach. All interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and up to three references to Athletic Director Dan Sylvester at dsylvester@sau18.org.

Hopkinton Middle High School is hiring for the following coaching positions: varsity cross country assistant, varsity Nordic assistant, middle school Nordic and middle school boys’ basketball. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to Dan Meserve, Athletic Director, at dmeserve@hopkintonschools.org.

John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for the 2017-18 school year: varsity boys’ volleyball. Send a current resume, letter of interest and three current letters of reference to Mark Searles, Athletic Director, John Stark Regional High School, 618 North Stark Highway, Weare, NH 03281 or via email at mark.searles@sau24.org.

Merrimack Valley High School has openings for boys’ varsity and JV lacrosse coaches. Experience at the high school level is preferred. Contact Kevin O’Brien, Athletic Administrator at kobrien@mvsdpride.org.

Winnisquam Regional High School is looking for a middle school head cheerleading coach. If interested, send a letter of interest, coaching resume and Winnisquam Regional School District application form to, Athletic Director Brian Contorchick, Winnisquam Regional High School, 435 West Main St., Tilton, 03276, or at bcontorchick@wrsdsau59.org.

New England College is seeking qualified candidates for the position of JV men’s ice hockey coach. Duties include organizing and conducting all evening practices and attending weekend games. The successful candidate should have playing and/or coaching experience. This is a part-time position beginning in October and includes a stipend. Please send inquiries and resume to tcarroll@nec.edu.

Players needed

Capital Soccer Club is seeking a U13 (2004 birth year) goalkeeper and U14 (2003 birth year) players for its elite teams playing in the Northeast Soccer League (Maple). See club information at capitalsoccerclub-nh.com. Contact Ben Stephenson at 491-3819.

Seacoast Express United Soccer is looking for boys born from 2003 to 2008 and girls born from 2005 to 2008 to join their teams. Seacoast’s boys’ Pre-Academy and Premier teams are seeking players. Players will participate in a 10-month total player development program with licensed and professional coaches and take part in high level showcase tournaments. Seacoast’s girls’ Premier team is seeking a couple players born in 2005 in addition to its other teams. Contact Mo Abdirizak at mabdirizak@seacoastunited.com or 415-0146 for boys’ teams and Darrell Betley at dbetley@seacoastunited.com for girls’ teams.

Concord Crew is looking for small, smart youth from any capital region school to join Concord Crew as coxswains, to direct the efforts of its rowing athletes and steer its racing shells. No experience needed. Visit concordcrew.org or contact jay.printzlau@concordcrew.org. for more information.

NH Comets 12U Blue team is looking to add a pitcher and catcher to complete its 2018 season roster. To schedule a tryout or for more information call 856-5840.

Officials needed

NH Field Hockey Umpires Association is looking for officials for the upcoming season. The membership services the NHIAA member schools, along with prep and private schools in the state. Experience with sports and officiating is preferred but not necessary and training will be provided. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. For more information, email nhfhua@gmail.com.


ICB Basketball is now offering signups for boys and girls in the Merrimack Valley school district. Cost for players in grades 3-8 is $45 until Saturday, after that the cost is $65. Cost for players in grades 1-2 (instructional league) is $25 until Saturday and $35 after that. Deadline for registration is Oct. 27. Go to icbbasketball.com for more and to register.

Seacoast Express United soccer is holding tryouts for their SUSC Emerging Talent Academy (for players born in 2008-2011) and SUSC Player Development (players born in 2004-2007) teams. Players will participate in two 12-week sessions. Session I (October-January) is focused skill development and small-sided play, while Session II (January-April) is focused on more intense training and competitive match play. Tryouts for girls are on Oct. 11 from 5-6 p.m. (2008-2010 birth years) and from 6:15-7:15 p.m. (2006-2007 birth years). Contact mabdirizak@seacoastunitedexpress.org for more information or visit seacoastexpressunited.org.

Tune-Up Basketball League will be held at Inter-Lakes Elementary School in Meredith for boys and girls in grades 6-10 to prepare for the upcoming season. The league is open to players from area towns. Space is limited so early registration is encouraged. All games will be played at ILES. The 10-game schedule begins Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 11. Registration fee is $50. Registration forms are available by contacting John Carrigg at jcarrigg@metrocast.net.

Seacoast Express United indoor soccer leagues are being offered for adults throughout the winter months. A women’s league will be starting Oct. 23 and run for 12 weeks. Men’s over-30 league will be starting Oct. 29. Team and individual registrations are available. For prices and more information contact Darrell Betley at dbetley@seacoastunited.com.

Youth indoor soccer leagues are being offered at FieldHouse Sports Indoor Sports Facility in Bow. All abilities are welcome. Youth leagues (for ages 5-18) begin Nov. 3 and run for 12 weeks. To register call Fieldhouse Sports at 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow. Visit fieldhousesports.com.

Bow Recreation Ultimate Frisbee will have games this fall for grades 5-8. Games are played Monday and Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. at Gosling Field in Bow. Registration is required through Bow Recreation. For more information call 228-2222.