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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 16, 2015

Katie Waligura, John Stark girls’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 2 assists in win Justin Toler, Concord boys’ tennis, wins at No. 1 singles and doubles in win over then-No. 3 Pinkerton Kelly Varnell, Concord softball, 2-for-3, triple, 4 RBI, run in win Zach Blye, Pembroke boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals …

High schools: Franklin softball passes challenge with 6-0 win over Berlin

Saturday, May 16, 2015

FRANKLIN – The Franklin softball team has outscored its past six opponents 71-1, but according to Coach Skip DuBois, the last six runs in that stretch are the ones that speak the loudest. Those are the runs the Golden Tornadoes put up against Berlin yesterday while allowing none …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 16, 2015

JV results Alex Killion and Alex Auger had two goals apiece to lead the Bow JV boys’ lacrosse team (7-2) to a 5-2 victory over St. Thomas. Jonathan Guimond and Nathan Thibodeau played well on defense. ∎ The Concord JV softball team beat Dover, 11-0. Bailey Jackson pitched five …

High school girls: Brady lacrosse team rallies for upset win over Bow

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Bishop Brady girls’ lacrosse team got a captain back – and a season-defining win to go with it. With junior defenseman Sophia Palangas back in the mix, Coach Kate Hohenberger saw a new team on the field …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 15, 2015

Sarah Thomas, Bishop Brady girls’ lacrosse, 8 goals and an assist in 15-14 win Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, no-hitter, 5 strikeouts Alexis Blanchette, Hopkinton softball, 4-for-4, 2 home runs, 3 runs, 3 RBI in 9-3 win Tom Blandini, Bishop Brady baseball, 1-hitter with 13 strikeouts; 3 hits, 3 …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, May 15, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) scored 104 points Wednesday, better than the combined scores of the two other teams at the meet. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (2) won six events, two each from Zach Astle and Cam Webster, to win …

High school boys: Hopkinton lacrosse team breaks it open in second half

Friday, May 15, 2015

Having already doubled up Bishop Brady, 16-8, earlier this season, the Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse team was held in check by the Green Giants through the first half of yesterday’s rematch at home. “They were doing a good job shutting us down defensively,” Hopkinton Coach Deacon Blue said. “But …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, May 15, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team beat Bishop Brady Wednesday, 13-9. Zach Signor lead the offense, going 3-for-4 with four RBI and a run, while Kayl Murdough (two runs, RBI) and Kenny Andrew (run) had four hits apiece, Zach Berliner went 2-for-3 with a triple, walk, two …

High school boys: Bow lacrosse digs deep in 7-4 win over Merrimack Valley

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The situation facing the Bow boys’ lacrosse team wasn’t one that Coach Kyle Tracy, given the choice, would have drawn up. He had a tired team on his hands, and one that nonetheless faced a one-goal second-half deficit …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Delia Barry, Concord softball, 3-hit shutout of No. 2 Salem, 4 strikeouts,1 walk Holly Roman, Coe-Brown girls’ tennis, 8-2 singles win, 8-1 doubles win Brendon Winch, Bow baseball, 3-for-5, double, 4 RBI, run in win Tim Harmon, Winnisquam baseball, 7 IP, 1 unearned run, 7 strikeouts, 1 walk …