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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 Stars of the Day

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Brody Fredericks, John Stark boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 6 assists in 14-5 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown softball, 4-for-5, 2 doubles, triple, home run, 5 RBI in 15-6 win Caitlin Foley, Coe-Brown softball, 4-for-5, 4 RBI in 15-6 win Torrey Martinez, Winnisquam baseball, 2-for-4, two-run double; 3.1 innings pitched, …

High schools: Pembroke baseball’s playoff picture brightens with win over Sanborn

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Its season was on the line, and the Pembroke baseball team was flirting with seeing a four-run lead disappear in the final inning. It was a situation steeped in, as Joshua Coughlin put it, “adversity” – and the Pembroke coach also added that that wasn’t necessarily a bad …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 23, 2015

JV result Alex Gott led Bow with two goals, but Alex Killion had the game-winning goal in the Bow JV boys’ lacrosse team’s 6-5 win over Kennett. Will Angarella anchored Bow’s defense. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team (12-1) defeated Nashua South, 16-1. Jess Nelson led the way …

High schools: Brady boys’ tennis team loses finale but looks ahead to tourney

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Bishop Brady boys’ tennis team may not have gotten the result it wanted yesterday, but it still came away with plenty to be positive about. After all, the Green Giants wrapped up a week of three matches …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 22, 2015

Allie Trowsdale, Winnisquam softball, no-hitter, 8 strikeouts in 7-0 win Taylor Darrell, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 10 goals in 20-16 win Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 17-10 win Eleanor Angus, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 4 goals, 6 assists in 17-10 win Tucker Normand, Winnisquam baseball, 3-for-5, 3 …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, May 22, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) will have one more meet, today at Exeter, before defending its D-II title next Saturday. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (2) won eight events and finished first overall in a five-team home meet on Wednesday. 3. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, May 22, 2015

JV results The Concord High JV girls’ lacrosse team defeated Salem, 14-6. Jess Nelson led the Tide with three goals. Morgan Sisson and Tori Pelletier scored two goals, and Julia Ek, Olivia Painchaud, Madysen Audet, Lil Ricket, Brett Stoddard and Brenna Vandersea each added one. Avery Loosigian played …

High schools: Levesque shines as Belmont baseball blanks Winnisquam, 5-0

Thursday, May 21, 2015

TILTON – This is the part of the season when the intensity rises and each game means just a little bit more. Fortunately for the Belmont baseball team, the Red Raiders have the formula to meet these higher …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Anecia Vargas, Brady softball, 3 hits (2 HRs) in 6-5 win Molly Emerson, Concord softball, 4-for-4, double, 3 RBI, steal in win Joe Levesque, Belmont baseball, 2-hitter, 9 strikeouts in 5-0 win Gabby Killinger, Concord girls’ tennis, 8-1 singles, 8-2 doubles wins in 5-4 win Megan Prescott, Belmont …

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 …