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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. Cloe Wood and Amelia Thomas each scored …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hoops tourney champions The Bow 3 girls’ basketball team won the Merrimack Basketball Tourney 3/4 Pee Wee Girls Division Championship. Bow beat Brookline, 31-5, in the semifinals. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (16 points) and Catherine Windsor (five points). Elle Pingree and Alexandra Larrabee each had 21 rebounds. Isabella LaPerle had …

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

JV result The Concord High JV girls’ basketball team earned its third win of the season, defeating Salem, 40-17. Concord outscored Salem 21-4 in the third quarter after trailing by three at halftime. Gabby Evans led all scorers with eight points, while Becca Zenor, Marissa Neal and Emily Otto did yeoman work on the boards. Middle school result The Kearsarge boys’ basketball team …

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team lost to Coe-Brown, 45-31. Sara Osborne led the Pride with 10 points, while Dakotah Drew scored eight and Shatara Stetson added seven. ∎ The Coe-Brown JV boys’ basketball team defeated MV, 61-37. Scott Spenard led the way with 17 points, …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 16, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP (1) The first-place Giants (5-0) travel to Manchester West (4-1) tonight. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) Allowing just 29.1 points per game has been key to Brady’s 7-0 start. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, January 16, 2015

JV results The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ basketball team lost to Pelham, 71-29. Zach Rowell led the Hillcats with 13 points. ∎ The Hopkinton JV boys’ basketball team defeated Monadnock, 46-27. Joe Culliman (eight points, four rebounds, five steals), Dustin Rose (eight points, four rebounds, two steals), Dave Nelson (eight …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school ski teams

Thursday, January 15, 2015

High school skiing outlook Pembroke Division: II Coach: Jon Miner (5th year) Last year: Boys’ Alpine: 14th; Girls’ Alpine: 12th Returning starters: Girls: Lyla Boyajian, sr., Sarah Hubbard, sr.; Boys: Cole Sporcic, so., Killian Drouse, so. O utlook: Boyajian and Sporcic, Pembroke’s captains, will be respectively be leading …

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Unified result The Merrimack Valley Unified basketball team came up short in a close game, falling to Stevens, 28-22. Tia Hoyt, Kaitlyn McGowan and Shashuna White scored while Shalisa McArthur-Scott and Mitch Filion played well for the Pride. JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (4-2) fell …

Ayotte to host town halls in Loudon and Barnstead

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte will host town hall meetings in Loudon and Barnstead on Friday afternoon. At the town halls, Ayotte will give an update on the country’s fiscal situation and take questions from residents. The forums are part of a series of town hall meetings Ayotte will …

People for Jan. 15

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

ANDOVER Emily Lance was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Lasell College in Newton, Mass. She is a freshman fashion communication and promotion major. BARNSTEAD Ella Montminy was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. …

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Unified results The Concord High unified basketball team opened its season with a 41-29 loss to Manchester Central. Leading the Tide’s offense were Drew Nadeau (eight points), Brendan McEwen (five points) and Justin Wilson (10 assists). Sean Daley (five steals) gave an exceptional defensive effort. ∎ The Bow unified …

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team (4-1) beat Plymouth, 35-33, over the weekend. Sara Osborne led the Pride with 14 points, including four 3-pointers. Harly Hodge added nine and Madyn Kenney scored seven for MV. ∎ The Hopkinton boys’ JV basketball team (6-1) lost to Campbell, …

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Youth hockey The EPTAM Plastics Concord Capitals Peewee 3 hockey team rallied in the third period to tie Plymouth, 3-3. Jake Marcoux scored with an assist from Parker Savoy. Cortland Miller scored unassisted and Paul Bourgault scored the tying goal, assisted by Ben Marceau. Curt Mann was strong …