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Kearsarge's Jake Vierzen (3) returns safely to third base before Franklin's Tommy Pellerin (23) can apply the tag during Thursday's baseball game at Kearsarge Regional High School in North Sutton, April 23, 2015. Kearsarge defeated Franklin, 5-4.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Kearsarge stages late rally, walks off with 5-4 win over Franklin

Friday, April 24, 2015

It was cold, it was late and Travis Pelletier wasn’t up for watching his team play any more baseball. So with Kearsarge’s James Bromwell charging into third and the ball not even out of the infield with the score tied in the bottom of the seventh, the Cougars coach didn’t hesitate. He waved him home. “I wanted to win the …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, April 24, 2015

Becca Proulx, Concord lacrosse, 4 goals, 3 assists in win Caleb Drouin, Belmont baseball, 2-hitter, 10 strikeouts in 3-2 win Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, 2-hit shutout Lexi Colpack, Franklin softball, HR, triple, 2 RBI in victory Samantha Dow, Kearsarge softball, 3-run HR in loss Morganne Flinkstrom, Kearsarge tennis, win in singles and doubles …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, April 24, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) scored in 14 of 18 events to finish first at the Pelham Invitational Saturday. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (7) finished first in Pelham against mostly D-II teams and won an 8-team home meet Tuesday. 3. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (4) has dominated …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 24, 2015

Soccer champs Capital Soccer Club (pictured) off to a great start for the spring soccer season by winning the Girls’ U12 President’s Cup for New Hampshire. The team got great contributions from all of the girls. JV results …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Martin Hecka, Bishop Brady baseball, 2 grand slams, 8 RBI in 15-14 win Amanda Riley, Coe-Brown softball, 2 homers, 6 RBI in 14-0 win Colby Clark, Pittsfield baseball, complete-game 1-hitter, 9 strikeouts in 1-0 win Cassidy Emerson, Concord softball, homer, double, single, 3 RBI in 13-8 win Ben …

High schools: Tide boys’ tennis team cruises to surprisingly easy victory over Exeter

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The season is young, but there was already history between Concord and Exeter before yesterday’s boys’ tennis match at Memorial Field. The Crimson Tide lost to Exeter in the regular season last year, but then beat the Blue Hawks in the Division I quarterfinals. Concord also beat Exeter …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 23, 2015

JV results The Concord JV baseball team lost to Exeter, 9-7. Chris Fields ripped a bases-clearing double, while Griff Gilbert hit a two-run double. Eli Boyle contributed two hits. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team lost to Somersworth, 8-7, on a walk-off base hit in the bottom of the …

High schools: Concord girls’ lacrosse team rolls to first victory

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

During its first three games, the Concord High girls’ lacrosse team scored 10 goals. Yesterday against Manchester Memorial, the Crimson Tide got goals from 11 different players. Senior Gabi Stewart led the balanced attack with three goals as …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Angel Feliz, Concord boys’ track, 1st 100, 200, long jump, on winning 4x100 relay Jake Landry, MV baseball, 7 IP, 10K, 2 hit shutout, 6-0 win over Kearsarge Taylor Darrell, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 18-8 win Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track, 1st 100, 1st long jump, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV softball team dropped a mercy-rule-shortened game against Pembroke. Alexis Ferns did a great job behind the plate and hit a single. Meg Eborn and Grace Gauthier each pitched well and hit a single. Daniella Taveras had two singles and played well at shortstop …

High schools: Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse edges John Stark, 8-7, in triple overtime

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

With rain making the lacrosse field at Kearsarge Regional High School unplayable, the John Stark Generals and the Cougars moved their matchup to the wind-riddled and rain-soaked turf fields at Colby-Sawyer College. Neither team conceded to the other, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Youth lacrosse The Concord Crush U-9 Orange team won its home opener against Windham, 12-10. Scoring goals were Chilli Cabot, Henry Brochu, Teigan Mason and Tyler Fennely. Churchhill Slathe played well in goal. ∎ The Blue Storm U-11 team had two games over the weekend, beating Amherst, 7-3 and …

Pioneer Sportsmen emerges as archery authority in state and region

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Frank Schackart’s Pioneer Sportsmen archery club won five East regional medals at the National Indoor Championships this year. The way the coach described it, you’d think it happens every year. “I really hate to say this,” Schackart said, …