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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 22, 2014

Freshman results The Concord High School girls’ freshman basketball team defeated Bishop Guertin, 60-28. Jada Duvert (19 points, 20 rebounds) led the Tide offense along with Catherine Reynolds (11 points, six steals, three assists). Kasie Malone (eight points, three blocks) provided a solid defensive effort. Middle school results The Chichester 7th/8th-grade boys’ basketball team won the 2014 Hopkinton Holiday Classic Championship, defeating Kearsarge Middle School, 32-27. Chichester was led by …

Preview capsules of the area’s Division II high school swim teams

Monday, December 22, 2014

Bishop BradY Division: II Coach: Nancy Stehno (1st year) Last year: Girls: DNS; Boys: DNS Returning STARTERS: Girls: Aly Senko, Amelia Toole, Bryana Rochenski; Boys: Jacob Faretra, Matt Fogarty, Jacob Smith, Hunter Blake, Curtis Lashon, Xiaoyuan Zhang Top newcomers: Girls: Yolanda Wang; Boys: Brendan Sica Outlook: After failing to score or qualify for the state meet last year, this year’s goal is to …

High schools: Bow boys’ hockey team picks up first win of season, 4-2, over Hollis-Brookline/Derryfield

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Trailing 2-0 early in the second period yesterday, the Bow High boys’ hockey team finally started doing what it hadn’t done to that point this season: playing without the puck. And when the Falcons changed their ways, it paid off. Austin Beaudette took a terrific pass from Alex Killion and scored 4:15 into …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Middle school results The Bow Memorial School boys’ basketball team beat McLaughlin Middle School, 46-37. Bow was led by Max Elsasser (11 points), while Steven Guerrette and Cory Gott had strong games defensively. ∎ The Hopkinton Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Winnisquam, 43-36. Amelia Thomas led all scorers …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Karli Loiselle, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 18 points in 40-33 win Luke Luneau, Hopkinton boys’ basketball, 24 points, 13 rebounds Dana Bean, Franklin boys’ basketball, 25 points in 64-59 win Kenny Torres, Franklin boys’ basketball, 22 points, including 10 in the fourth, in 64-59 win Matt Ehrenberg, Bow boys’ …

Pembroke girls heat up in fourth quarter to down MV, 40-33

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

PEMBROKE – The Pembroke Academy girls’ basketball team struggled to find its way in the third quarter last night against Merrimack Valley. Luckily for the Spartans, they had the fourth quarter to make up for it. Host Pembroke …

High schools: Practice pays off for Belmont boys’ basketball team

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

If his Belmont boys’ basketball team was going to pick up a season-opening win last night against Somersworth, Jim Cilley knew the Red Raiders needed to change some things after what he called a “disappointing performance” in a scrimmage against Hopkinton last week. “I went back and looked …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

JV results The Coe-Brown JV girls’ basketball team (2-0) defeated Souhegan on the road. Leading scorers included Catie Langdon and Shannon Riley with 10 points each, while Chelsea McCallion (nine points) and Drew Stevens (five points) chipped in. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ basketball team (1-1) won its first …

High schools: Young Pembroke-Campbell hangs tough but falls to Portsmouth-Newmarket

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

HOOKSETT – There are no moral victories for the Pembroke Academy-Campbell hockey team this winter, but last night’s season-opening setback felt like a win. The young PAC program, with 16 underclassmen on its roster, hung tough with fellow …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school hockey teams

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

High school hockey outlook Boys Bishop Brady Division: I Coach: Russ Franey (1st year) Last year: 0-18-0, did not make tournament Returning starters: Kyle Jalbert, sr., G; Andrew Yvars, sr., G; Brendan Brack, sr., F; Spencer Sloane, sr., D; Matt Brousseau, jr., D; Stephen Donelan, so., F T …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

JV results Concord had 13 wrestlers compete as they hosted the JV Invitational this past Saturday. Of the 13, Danile Noordergraff, Jayson Davis, Ben Burgery, Adam Dwight, Sean McCready, Jayln Stone, Jon Weinberg and Alex Buteau were all champions. Liddon Lin, Isaac Bossa and Anthony Patten were all …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 15, 2014

JV result The Concord JV girls’ basketball team lost to Bedford, 41-27. Brighid Weeden led all scorers with 15 points. Becca Zenor added six rebounds for the Tide, while Gillian Bennett had four steals. ∎ The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team defeated Kingswood, 32-23, Friday night. Dakota Drew …

Concord girls’ hockey blows by Souhegan, 8-3, in opener

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Concord High School girls’ hockey team went into the locker room during the first intermission with a one-goal lead over Souhegan, but Coach Stacy Boudrias thought her players could do better. So she told them. “We played the first period a little … ” Boudrias said, her …