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Capsule outlook of the area’s Division II high school boys’ basketball teams

Friday, December 19, 2014

High school Division II boys’ basketball outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Cole Etten (1st year) Last year: 14-6, reached quarterfinals Returning PLAYERS: Jourdain Bell, sr., G, 6-1; Brendan Johnson, sr., G, 6-0; Aaron Svendsen, sr., C, 6-6; Joseph Bell, jr., G, 6-1; Matthew Quirk, so., G, 5-9; Matthew Desmarais, so., F, 6-2; Matthew Morey, jr., G, 5-10 Top newcomers: Gabriel Vargas, jr., G, 5-8; Joshua LeClaire, so., F, 6-0; …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, December 19, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK The Bears return most of their points from last year’s team that dominated D-II. 2. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING Led by Erin Waters and Kate Andy, the Tide are favorites to win a 7th straight D-I title. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP The Bears return …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 19, 2014

High school result The John Stark-Hopkinton boys’ hockey team defeated Souhegan, 6-3, in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday. Jake Blanchette (two goals) and Kyle Kolehmainen tallied first-period goals to give the Generals a 2-1 lead after the first, and Blanchette and Robbie Ferguson (goal, assist) potted second-period goals for a 4-1 lead. Adrian McCarthy-Tiella (two goals, assist) tallied a pair …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school hockey teams

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

High school hockey outlook Boys Bishop Brady Division: I Coach: Russ Franey (1st year) Last year: 0-18-0, did not make tournament Returning starters: Kyle Jalbert, sr., G; Andrew Yvars, sr., G; Brendan Brack, sr., F; Spencer Sloane, sr., D; Matt Brousseau, jr., D; Stephen Donelan, so., F T …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

JV results Concord had 13 wrestlers compete as they hosted the JV Invitational this past Saturday. Of the 13, Danile Noordergraff, Jayson Davis, Ben Burgery, Adam Dwight, Sean McCready, Jayln Stone, Jon Weinberg and Alex Buteau were all champions. Liddon Lin, Isaac Bossa and Anthony Patten were all …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 15, 2014

JV result The Concord JV girls’ basketball team lost to Bedford, 41-27. Brighid Weeden led all scorers with 15 points. Becca Zenor added six rebounds for the Tide, while Gillian Bennett had four steals. ∎ The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team defeated Kingswood, 32-23, Friday night. Dakota Drew …

Concord girls’ hockey blows by Souhegan, 8-3, in opener

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Concord High School girls’ hockey team went into the locker room during the first intermission with a one-goal lead over Souhegan, but Coach Stacy Boudrias thought her players could do better. So she told them. “We played the first period a little … ” Boudrias said, her …

High schools: Concord wrestlers capture Salem Blue Devil Classic

Sunday, December 14, 2014

It wasn’t a perfect day for the Concord wrestling team – but it was plenty good enough. The Crimson Tide totaled 170.5 points to win the 12-team Blue Devil Classic, finishing ahead of Central Catholic (157.5), Pinkerton (150), Windham (113) and Salem (102). “We wrestled hard and tough,” …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 13, 2014

JV result The Concord JV wrestling team wrestled at the Nick Zeras Invitational in Concord. Danil Noordergraff, Jayson Davis, Ben Bougery, Adam Dwight, Sean McCready, Jayln Stone, Jon Weinberg and Alex Buteau were champions. Freshmen result The Concord girls’ freshman team started the season with a win over …

High schools: Newport too strong for Hopkinton in boys’ basketball opener

Saturday, December 13, 2014

After a pair of fouls put its only returning starter on the bench early in the first quarter, Hopkinton High boys’ basketball Coach Dave Chase had to turn to an untested, green group of Hawks. And while the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 13, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (1-1) lost to Newport, 33-26. Lily Scammon scored seven points, while Abby Symonds, Victoria Petricca and Caroline Flood (4-for-4 at the line) netted four points a piece. Krista Amoth (three points), Abby Houston and Lyndon Flannigan (two points each), and …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Xenthios Cyr, Pittsfield basketball, 41 points, 8 rebounds, 5 steals in win Cassidy Huckins, MV basketball, 20 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists in win Hannah Seidner, Pembroke basketball, 17 points in win Cooper Cyr, Hopkinton basketball, 15 points, 8 rebounds in loss James Bromwell, Kearsarge basketball, 15 points, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 12, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Luba Richter Pee Wee team tied its first game of the season, 2-2, in Laconia. Leading the team on offense were Tristan Ouellette and Darren Early with one goal apiece. Austin Wallace, Cooper Rivers and Dylan Clark picked up assists. Noah Urban and …