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Concord's Angel Feliz presses to the finish line to take second place in the boys' 100 meter dash during the NHIAA Division 1 track and field championship at Winnicunnet High School in Hampton on Friday, May 29, 2015.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

Concord girls finish strong to grab eighth place; Feliz leads boys to 10th

Saturday, May 30, 2015

HAMPTON – The sun was setting and dusk was approaching to end what had been a quiet afternoon for the Concord track and field team. And then the Crimson Tide’s girls’ distance runners had their say. The Concord girls got 18 of their 33 points in the day’s last six events, netting top-four performances from Erin Waters in the 800-mile run and Cassie Shea and Jennika Mannesto in the 3,200 to lead them to eighth place at the Division I championships at Winnacunnet High School. Bedford took first with 116.5 points, followed by Londonderry (75), Exeter (59.5), Pinkerton (54) and Nashua North (51). The boys’ …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Kyle Slevira, Hopkinton baseball, complete game with 4 strikeouts, RBI at the plate in a 2-1 loss Cam Chatfield, Winnisquam baseball, two 2-run singles (4 RBI) in 7-4 win Allie Trowsdale, Winnisquam softball, complete-game win, 7 strikeouts, 0 earned runs in 6-3 win Sam Valcourt, John Stark girls’ lacrosse, 2 goals, 4 assists in 12-11 loss Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 8 goals …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, May 30, 2015

High school tournaments today Track & field Division II championships At Portsmouth H.S., 10 a.m. Schedule of events: 10 a.m. – girls’ long jump, javelin and boys’ triple jump, shot put, pole vault; 11:30 a.m. – girls’ 4x800 final, 100 hurdles trials, 100 trials, pole vault, shot put, high jump and boys’ 4x800 final, 110 hurdles trials, 100 trials, discus, long jump; 12:30 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, May 28, 2015

JV results The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team defeated Manchester Central, 13-0. Jessica Nelson led with four goals, while Brenna Vandersea, Tori Pelletier and Olivia Painchaud added two goals apiece and Brett Stoddard and Julia Ek each scored one. ∎ The Hopkinton JV baseball team defeated Mascoma, 6-0, to …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Salem (10-4) at No. 3 Concord (12-2), 4 p.m. Head to head: Concord beat Salem, 8-1, early in the season. Notes: The Tide enters the postseason on an eight-match winning streak, surviving a stiff challenge from Winnacunnet …

High schools: Concord boys’ tennis team cruises past Pinkerton into D-I semifinals

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Before yesterday’s quarterfinal against Pinkerton Academy, Concord High senior captain Thomas Bengtson told his team “to play the match like you’re playing in the park and just have fun.” Crimson Tide Coach Dave Page urged his team to …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Rachel Demers, MV softball, 2-for-3, RBI double in 1-0 win Adam Tower, John Stark baseball, walk-off single in bottom of 7th Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, CG, 14 Ks in 8-0 win over H-D Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, CG, 5 Ks, 3-for-4, 2 runs scored in 6-0 win over …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Memorial Day Bash champions The NH Comets 10U team won the Memorial Day Bash tournament over the weekend by going 6-0 and outscoring its opponent, 53-5. Co-MVPs Penelope Ayotte (two wins, two no-hitters, including a perfect game) and …

Hopkinton baseball, softball lead group of teams facing big matchups in final week

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Even before they get to the tests of the playoffs, the Hopkinton baseball and softball teams will take a final exam. The Hawks have rolled through both sports this season, posting a 12-1 record (in baseball) and 11-2 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Pinkerton (11-3) at No. 3 Concord (13-1), 4 p.m. Head to head: Concord won 7-2 at Pinkerton a week and a half ago. Notes: The Tide has rolled through the season, sweeping eight of its matches and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Soccer tourney champs The Seacoast Express United U18 girls team won its division at this past weekend’s GPS College Showcase in Massachusetts. The team won all five of its games, outscoring its opponents, 25-2. Players on the team …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, May 25, 2015

Golf results Steve Johnston and Jeff Towle took low honors in yesterday’s Best-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a scorching round of 10-under par 60. Bill Krueger and Bob Mielcarz were a close second at 61. Three teams finished tied for third at 62. ∎ In CCC’s Women’s …

High schools: Astle sets school record in shot put as Kearsarge boys’ track takes third

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle’s first throw was strong, but low – a line drive, as Kearsarge track and field Coach Ed Rehor observed, and he phrased it that way to his shot put star. Astle listened to his coach, went …