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Bishop Brady's Sam Marshall returns a hit during his No. 6 singles match against Lebanon at Memorial Field on Thursday, May 21, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

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 against playoff-bound teams in what Coach Rick Skarinka described as “the most competitive week of the season.” Although Brady fell in yesterday’s …

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 RBI in 7-6 10-inning loss …

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. CONCORD BOYS’ TENNIS (4) is 12-1 and finishes its regular season today at home against …

High school girls: Concord blanks Salem, 4-0, behind Barry 3-hitter

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Delia Barry had the ball dancing. Salem’s batters dug in at the plate, their eyes wide at the tantalizingly hittable speed. Then the pitch dipped. It curved. It sliced back at them. And it changed speeds. Barry was pulling strings all afternoon with her variety of spins, keeping …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Regional baseball champions The 12U Concord Cannons (pictured) captured the Perfect Game Super 25 Regional championship with a perfect 5-0 tournament record. Over the two day tourney, the Cannons’ defense allowed just eight runs and committed just two …

High schools: MV boys’ lacrosse team gets best of Kearsarge in rematch

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The last time the Merrimack Valley and Kearsarge boys’ lacrosse teams met on the field, the Pride looked like a different team. Having only held practice in the parking lot before the first game of the season, the …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, complete game (8 IP), 1 hit, 1 BB allowed in 8-3 win Angel Feliz, Concord boys track, 1st long jump in 20-6 and 1st 100 in 10.84 Josiah Platte, MV boys track, 1st shot, discus and javelin in 4-team meet; MV won Ian Remenar, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Youth soccer The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 soccer team defeated FC United Soccer Club from Princeton, Mass., 3-0. Brianna Curley, Abigail Horner and Ashley Kelley scored for Loudon. Asia Hazelton, Jillian Dusseault and Jill Ramsey all played strong games, while Gwen Tupman had the shutout in goal. Youth …

High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Tucker Normand, Winnisquam baseball, 3-for-4, triple, 4 runs, 3 RBI, 3 steals Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, 2-hit shutout from circle; game-winning RBI Sydney Herrington, Brady girls’ tennis, 8-0 wins at singles and doubles in win Cassidy Emerson, Concord softball, 3-for-4, run, RBI in 5-2 win Becca Proulx, Concord …

High school girls: Shatney’s two-hit shutout leads Hopkinton over Conant, 2-0

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

This one didn’t need the kind of a pre-game speech that a Monday afternoon game might typically warrant. At 7-1, Conant had the kind of record the Hopkinton softball team couldn’t help but notice. But it wasn’t so …

High school boys: Four straight wins follow four straight losses for Winnisquam baseball

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

April wasn’t kind to the Winnisquam baseball team. May has been a completely different story. After starting the season with four straight losses, the Bears made it four straight victories yesterday, using a potent offense and steady pitching to beat Prospect Mountain, 11-3. “Prospect has a couple of …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

JV results The Concord JV softball team beat Pinkerton, 10-5. Lauren Mullen pitched the first five innings for the win, allowing four runs on six hits and a walk; she struck out five. Taylor Carchide yielded a run on two hits in two innings for the save, striking …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, May 10, 2015

College standouts Webster’s Colton Ham, a junior at Franklin Pierce, ran to seventh place in the steeplechase at the NEICAAA Championships. Teammate Antoine Gisore, a senior from Concord, was 24th in the 1,500, and B.J. Smith, a sophomore from Concord, was 16th in the 10,000. Concord’s Makopa Rugabirwa …