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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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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Freshman result The Concord High freshman girls’ basketball team defeated Pinkerton on Friday. Catherine Reynolds led the Tide with 16 points, while Jada Duvert chipped in with 12 points. Reserve result The Pembroke Academy boys’ reserve basketball team beat Coe-Brown, 58-54, in overtime. Jacob Sherman (17 points), Brandon …

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Saturday, January 10, 2015

JV result The Coe-Brown JV boys’ basketball team fell to Goffstown, 55-46. Shawn Spenard (13 points), Brody Ashley (11 points) and Andrew Therrien (10 points) led Coe-Brown. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ basketball team struggled offensively and fell behind early in a loss to Londonderry. Steph Oberg moved the …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 9, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP (7) Beating Pembroke over the holidays and a 3-0 start in D-II vault the Giants to the top. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (10) The Giants claimed the Cap Area Holiday title and are 5-0 in D-II. 3. …

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Friday, January 9, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team improved to 4-1, beating Kearsarge, 34-25. Victoria Petricca played quality minutes for the Hawks off the bench, scoring four points to go along with four rebounds and a steal. Abby Houston (eight points, seven boards, six blocks) played an all-around …

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The following students earned honors for the first trimester at Barnstead Elementary School. GRADE 8 HIGH HONORS: Hannah Robitaille, Rebekah Wheeler GRADE 8 HONORS: Cooper Adjutant, Madelyn Chase, Tyler Chase, Qun Li Fan, Emily Feinberg, Gabrielle Fossett, Haley Gagnon, Laura Hamel, Helen Johnson, Alexis Ladieu, Lanni McGrath, Cody …

Preview capsules of the area’s Division II high school indoor track teams

Thursday, January 8, 2015

High school Division II indoor track outlook Belmont Division: II Coaches: Scott Clark (1st year), John Goegel and Aaron Hayward Last year: Boys: T-12th; Girls: DNS Athletes to watch : Boys: Bruce Zimmer, sr., shot put; Asher Clark, sr., shot put; Kyle Patton, sr., sprints/relays; River Mathieu, fr., …

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

JV result The Pembroke boys’ reserve basketball team defeated Hanover, 39-35. The Spartans were led by Malik Faraj with 13 points, while Christan Hanna had eight and Parker Abbott had six and played strong defense along with Jarod Ohora. Unified result The Merrimack Valley unified basketball team defeated …

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

JV results The Coe-Brown JV boys’ basketball team beat Oyster River, 51-40, on Monday. Top rebounders for the Bears were Taylor Dow (eight), Brody Ashley (seven) and Andrew Therrian (six). Scott Spenard scored 12, while Ashley added nine and Dow chipped in eight. ∎ The Coe-Brown JV girls’ basketball …

Barnstead teen pleads guilty to near-fatal stabbing in Bear Brook State Park, agrees to testify against co-defendant

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A 19-year-old Barnstead woman accused of stabbing another young woman nearly to death in Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown pleaded guilty yesterday, a move that now sets the stage for her to testify against her former boyfriend, …

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Middle school results The Hopkinton Middle School boys’ basketball team used a 17-8 run in the third quarter and timely foul shooting and strong defense down the stretch to beat Belmont. Kevin Newton-Delgado (22 points, 15 rebounds), Colby Quiet (13 points, great defense) and Mike Baer (nine points, …