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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tilton School results Terance Mann’s layup in the final seconds gave the Tilton School boys’ basketball team a 69-67 victory over Proctor. The Rams trailed by seven points with less than four minutes to play before rallying to tie the game with eight seconds left. Mann finished with 19 points and eight rebounds. Franklin Porter (17 points) and Brett Hanson (12 points, seven assists, four rebounds) each hit 3-pointers in …

High schools: Seven goals in first seven minutes has John Stark-Hopkinton hockey flying

Monday, January 26, 2015

First vs. worst. Undefeated vs. winless. Last night’s boys’ hockey game between John Stark-Hopkinton and Manchester West was bound to be lopsided, but few would have predicted this. The Generals scored seven goals in the first seven minutes of the game and coasted to a 12-4 victory at Manchester’s JFK Coliseum. “We’re playing …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 26, 2015

Freshman basketball The Pembroke boys’ freshman reserve basketball team fell at home to Merrimack Valley, 42-31. The Spartans were led by Christan Hanna, who scored nine points, and Alex Pratt and Brandon Despres, who played well defensively, combining for 10 rebounds. Middle school results The Hopkinton Middle School girls’ basketball team lost a close one to Sunapee, 31-29. Megan Blanchette played strong defense. …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 23, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) The Bears beat Merrimack Valley to move to 8-0 and avenge last year’s finals loss. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) The 8-0 Green Giants will be tested tonight at 6-2 Goffstown. 3. CONCORD GIRLS’ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Middle school results The Bow Memorial School basketball team defeated Laconia, 48-31. Bow was led by strong offense from Max Elsasser (13 points), Tom MacEachron (10) and Caleb Olson (eight). Jack Wixson and Corey Gott played a solid defensive game. Youth basketball The Chichester boys’ 7/8 basketball team …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Ben Nelson, Concord hockey, 20 saves for shutout Mayson Kimball, MV girls’ basketball, 22 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists in 43-41 win Karli Loiselle, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 14 points in 43-41 loss Hannah Murdough, H-D girls’ basketball, 10 points in 37-19 win (team’s first of season) Jasmine Bell, …

High schools: Nelson, Concord blank Hanover, 3-0, for season sweep

Thursday, January 22, 2015

For the first time since 2010, the Concord High boys’ hockey team completed a regular-season sweep of Hanover; 2010 was also the last time Concord won the state championship. Now, let’s not get ahead of ourselves, but the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Futsal champions The Tartan Army U14 Futsal team won the NH Futsal U14 championship. Team members picture above are: Daniel Aybar, Liam Conery, John Walter Elsnau, Alasdair Ferrier, Tomek Hill, Max Keef, Mick Leahy, Becket O’Neil, Luke Ramsey …

Helped by Kimball’s 22 points, MV girls edge Pembroke, 43-41

Thursday, January 22, 2015

PENACOOK – Mayson Kimball wasn’t in uniform during her team’s seven-point loss to Pembroke two games into the regular season. So in last night’s rematch, the junior forward made sure to formally introduced herself. Kimball lit up the floor during the first two quarters of the Merrimack Valley …

High schools: Belmont girls’ basketball finds form against Prospect Mountain

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

After a painful 52-46 loss to Campbell on Friday, the Belmont girls’ basketball team wanted to come out firing against Prospect Mountain last night. There was a hot start to the game, but it didn’t come on Belmont’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV boys’ basketball team beat John Stark, 53-36. Ben Davis (13 points) and Jake Mulleavey (nine points) led a strong rebounding and defensive effort in the post for the Pride (1-5). The Generals fell to 0-5. ∎ The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (4-3) …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 21 points, 22 rebounds in 40-30 win Bruce Barton, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 25 points, 8 rebounds in 68-50 win Maddie Clark, Hopkinton girls’ basketball, 22 points in 50-29 win Nate Mulleavey, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 17 points, 15 rebounds in 68-50 win …

High schools: Concord girls’ hockey team ends Berlin’s shutout streak, upsets undefeated Mountaineers, 2-1

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Berlin-Gorham girls’ hockey team – last year’s state runner-up – hadn’t given up a goal since the first game of the season … until yesterday. That’s when Concord (5-3-0) pushed the Mountaineers from their undefeated perch with a 2-1 victory in a matinee at Everett Arena. Let’s …