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Franklin’s Lucas Gagne warms up before going on to finish first in the discus at the Wilderness League meet in Gilford yesterday. His winning toss was 147-4. 

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Astle sets school record in shot put as Kearsarge boys’ track takes third

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle’s first throw was strong, but low – a line drive, as Kearsarge track and field Coach Ed Rehor observed, and he phrased it that way to his shot put star. Astle listened to his coach, went back and tried it again. “He’s a coachable kid,” Rehor said. The powwow was brief, but effective. Astle’s next throw was the …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle, Kearsarge boys’ track, school record (56-4¾) for first place in shot put, second discus Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track, 1st in 100, 400, long jump Troy Davis, Kearsarge boys’ track, 1st in high jump, 2nd in long jump Jaila Remillard, Winnisquam girls’ track, 1st in 400 and long jump; 2nd in 100 hurdles Lucas Gagne, Franklin boys’ track, 1st in discus, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, May 24, 2015

JV result The Hopkinton JV softball team fell to White Mountains, 37-25. Krista Amoth pitched well while also collecting four hits. Alexis Ferns, Emmy Campbell and Rafaela Ceron all played well on both sides of the ball. ∎ The Bow JV lacrosse team (9-4) topped Windham, 6-5, in overtime. Alex Killion scored the game-winning goal in overtime. Sully Blair added two goals, while Josh …

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 …