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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 in its finale, 5-4. They shouldn’t have as much trouble against the Blue Devils. In the earlier meeting, Concord won five of …

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 get off to a fast start during his pre-game talk and highlighted the potential significance …

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 Laconia Evan Vulgamore, Bow baseball, 3-for-4, home run, 4 RBI in 16-6 win over Pelham …

High school girls: Bishop Brady wins see-saw softball battle with H-D, 6-5

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Hillsboro-Deering softball team was battling with everything it had to extend its season beyond the next three games. Bishop Brady, meanwhile, had its eyes on a possible first-round bye in Division III. Neither team was going to give up without a fight. Brady (6-6) scored first. H-D …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, May 21, 2015

JV results The Concord JV softball team (12-2) beat Manchester Memorial, 12-3, behind the offense of Haley Munroe (4-for-5, three runs, two RBI), Lauren Hatch (3-for-4, triple, two runs, four RBI) and Rebecca Zenor (3-for-5). Lauren Mullen earned the win, allowing just one hit in four shutout innings, …

High schools: Belmont softball team continues breakthrough season with win over Bow

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Belmont softball team won its 10th game of the season yesterday, 13-3 against Bow, and as far as Belmont Coach Bill Clary can tell, that win total has some significance. “I’ve gone back 12 years looking through …

Eleven area players selected for Shrine football game

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The New Hampshire roster for the 2015 Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Game was released recently and 11 local football players are on the 36-man team: Bishop Brady’s Brendan Johnson and Andrew Jousset, Bow’s Kyle Milne and Alec Tellifson, Concord’s Will Scharlotte, John Stark’s Zachary Feudner and Jacob Sawyer, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team (8-2) lost to Bow, 8-1. Kayl Murdough, Kenny Andrew and Dustin Rose each had a hit, and Zach Signor scored the Hawks’ lone run. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team defeated Fall Mountain, 8-1. Cameron Parris (7 IP, 6 Ks, 1 run) …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, 6.2 innings, 7 strikeouts, 2 walks, 3 hits, no earned runs in 13-3 win Allie Trowsdale, Winnisquam softball, 7 innings, 3 hits, 3 strikeouts, 1 walk, no runs in 4-0 win Evan Vulgamore, Bow baseball, 3-for-3, double, RBI, run in 13-4 loss Angel Feliz, …

High school stars of the day

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Emma Moore, H-D softball, 2-RBI double in 5-4 win Rachael Capri, Franklin softball, game-winning 2-run double in 7th inning of 8-5 win Anna Stowell and Eleanor Angus, Kearsarge girls’ lax, 4 goals each in 11-6 win Glenn Dion, Pembroke boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 9-8 win Brody Fredericks, …

High school girls: Strong finish carries Hopkinton girls’ lacrosse team over Brady, 10-8

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Hopkinton girls’ lacrosse team is coming together at the right time. After starting the season 0-4, the Hawks (5-6) earned their fifth win in the last seven games with a 10-8 victory yesterday over Bishop Brady (2-8). …

High school boys: Belmont baseball team rallied to nip Gilford, 4-3

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The home run not only broke a 2-2 tie, but it left the Belmont High baseball team with only six outs to work with. Yet the case holding the panic button would remain closed; in fact, there wouldn’t even be a motivational speech needed for a Red Raiders …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

JV results The Concord JV softball team (11-2) beat Keene, 16-4, in six innings. Taylor Carchide (three innings, 4 hits, walk, strikeout) and Jillian Dusseault (three innings, 3 hits, walk, two strikeouts) combined in the circle, while Sierra Pepper (3-for-4, triple, home run, two runs, two RBI), Piper …