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Kenzie Moulton (20) of Bishop Brady powers through a Goffstown defender at Bishop Brady on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High schools: Bishop Brady girls undefeated at home to wrap up No. 3 seed

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The Bishop Brady girls’ basketball team has a simple mantra: “Defend the home court.” For the third straight season, the Green Giants (16-2) accomplished that mission, wrapping up yet another undefeated regular-season home record with last night’s 55-49 victory over Goffstown (13-5). The win also avenged a 43-31 loss Brady suffered on the Grizzlies’ home court in January. The game …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Brendan Johnson, Brady boys basketball, 1,000th career point in 80-73 win Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 22 points, 4 steals in win Jourdain Bell, Brady boys’ basketball, 30 points, 6 assists Shannon Drouin, Brady girls’ basketball, 8 4th quarter points in 55-49 win Cassidy Huckins, MV girls’ basketball, 19 points in 52-30 win Katie Steeves, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, 16 points, 10 rebounds in …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Wrestling Meet of Champions At Nashua North H.S., 9 a.m. Area qualifiers (with top-four seeds): Concord – Mark Hoyt (2nd at 106), Jake Linquata (113), Brandon Simpson (126), Alex Kamau (2nd at 132), Jake Pickard (138), Chris Munnell (145), Cal Mackenzie (152), Dan Lawrence (160), Ian Wagner (170), George Tarwo (2nd at 182), Mitch Comeau (195), Tyshawn Roberts (285); Winnisquam – Garrett Patten …

High schools: Defense leads Pittsfield girls’ basketball team to another victory

Friday, February 20, 2015

Pittsfield High girls’ basketball Coach Steve Langevin says “(defense) is what we live by.” For his Panthers, that was certainly true again last night. The Panthers (12-5) held Derryfield (1-17) to four points in the first quarter and …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, February 20, 2015

Gabby Bartlett, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, career high 6 3s (18 points) in 47-27 win Brooke Vien, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, 17 points, 7 steals, 5 rebounds Amanda Blier, Winnisquam girls’ basketball, 26 points in 48-41 win Lauren Marsh, Franklin girls’ basketball, 17 points, 14 rebounds in 51-40 loss …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 20, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) won its 7th straight D-I title as Erin Waters won her third straight classic championship race. 2. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (2) used its depth to win a second straight D-III title and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, February 20, 2015

Unified basketball The Concord High Unified basketball team fell short against Merrimack Valley, 35-27. Leading the Tide were Brendan McEwen with five points, and Nicholas Seybold, Drew Nadeau, Thomas Boyce and Connor Reid, who all chipped in four. Taylor Bisson and Maxwell Rand led the defense. JV result …

High schools: Hopkinton girls overwhelm Mascenic, 47-16, with Fall Mountain up next

Thursday, February 19, 2015

It goes in the books as the Hopkinton girls’ basketball team just extending the anguish for unbeaten Mascenic, but the value of the Hawks’ victory last night goes beyond the competition. Hopkinton is hoping to set itself up …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Jeremiah Boulter, Concord Christian boys’ basketball, 19 points, including 1,000th of his career Lil Ricker, Concord hockey, 3 goals in 3-2 OT win Colin Kastle, Concord hockey, 2 goals (including tying and winning) in 3-2 win Amandaline Tibbals, Concord hockey, 33 saves in OT win Chris Mead, Bow …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Futsal champs On Monday, Samba Black Futsal, a team out of Concord, defeated Sporting KC, 6-0, in Overland, Kan. to take the U16 boys’ futsal national championship. The team went 2-1 in its qualifying bracket over the weekend, …

Announcements: Become a lifeguard

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

CONCORD Thrifty stuff The Chapter Two thrift shop at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will be open on March 1 from 9 a.m. to noon, and on the first Sunday of each consecutive month. The shop is filled with winter merchandise including boutique items, gently used clothing, shoes and …

Belmont High School Honor Roll

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The following students were named to the honor roll at Belmont High School for the second term. Grade 12 High Honors: Nikolai Fernandez, Daniel Iacopucci, Alexandra Lugar, Malia Lundahl, Paige Norkiewicz, Andrew Spaulding and Karl Wieck. Grade 12 Honors: William Byron, Shannon Conway, Bradley Cronin, Misty Crowell, Andrew …

High schools: Concord girls follow the plan to an upset victory

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Before every game, Concord girls’ basketball Coach Mike Achilles writes the plan on a board in the team room. But when Achilles walked into the room before last night’s game, there was a surprise waiting for him. “They …