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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Youth softball The NH Lightning 16U Black softball team was runner-up last weekend at the annual ASA Summer Sizzler in Brattleboro, Vt. The Lightning went 3-0 in pool play, beating the VT Rockets, VT Thunder and Brattleboro Heat while scoring 27 runs and allowing only six runs behind outstanding pitching from Brianna Whitcomb and Sloane French. Another rainy Sunday prevented the elimination bracket. Other players from six area high school …

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Friday, July 3, 2015

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals U19 baseball team improved to 5-2 by defeating the Nashua Chiefs, 3-1. Andrew Clay went the distance on the mound for the win, giving up one run on five hits while striking out eight. Wesley Lamphere went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and RBI double. Joey Fenuccio scored two runs, while Noah Green added a double and Jonathan …

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

ASA softball champs The U12 New Hampshire Lightning softball team (pictured) won the championship of the Jungle Jamboree in Hartford, Conn., last weekend by going 3-0 in a rain-shortened tournament in Girls ASA Class A Fast Pitch action. In the first game, the Lightning defeated the Connecticut Hurricanes, 12-10. Sadie Barton earned the …

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Softball champions Concord Northeast’s Redlon Custom Carpentry (left photo) beat Concord National’s Beckett Glass to win the Capital Area U16 Softball Martel Cup championship. For Redlon Custom Carpentry, Abby Rochette and Lily Rivera combined for a seven-strikeout, one-hit …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, June 19, 2015

FINAL POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won its fourth straight Division II title with 151 points, the most in this championship run. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (2) defended its D-II title and finished 17-3 by outscoring its four playoff opponents 35-6. …

Community Snapshots: Week of June 6, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015

People went above and beyond to support their communities this week. Community snapshots are submitted by Monitor readers. If you have photos you’d like to share you can upload them on our photos form or email communitynews@cmonitor.com. Some …

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Softball champions On Sunday, the Franklin Savings Bank 10U softball team from Merrimack Valley (pictured above) defeated the Hopkinton Hawks, 12-6, to win the Capital Area AAA softball championship. Olivia Lacasse and Sammy Allen pitched well, Maddy Hazleton …

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Baseball champs In Cal Ripken Minors baseball, the Allied Insurance Rockies (shown above) beat the Bow Auto Parts Royals, 9-6, to win the Bow Minors championship. The Rockies lost the first game in the double-elimination tournament, then reeled …

High school baseball all-state teams announced; Bow’s Vulgamore D-III Player of the Year

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Evan Vulgamore, a junior catcher on the Bow High baseball team, was named Division III Player of the Year by the NH Baseball Coaches Association. Bow’s Dennis Ordway was named D-III Assistant Coach of the Year, and Winnisquam’s …

Concord High claims Monitor Cup for second straight school year

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Concord High successfully defended the Monitor Cup for the 2014-15 school year, keeping its claim as the top athletic program in the Monitor’s coverage area. The Crimson Tide built a big lead with a runaway winter season, then held off strong springs from Coe-Brown and Hopkinton. The Monitor …

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Baseball champs JMiller captured the Concord Northeast Double AA baseball championship. JMiller lost to Hopkinton Everyday Cafe on Friday night, 4-2, but came back to beat Constantly Pizza in an elimination game, 8-1. They then defeated Hopkinton Everyday …

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Golf results Greg Champagne shot a two-day total of 154 to win Beaver Meadow Golf Course’s Club Medal Championship. Tom Levins was five strokes back at 159. Sung Joo Lim was low net in the championship flight at 137, with Doug Dow at 140. In the first flight, …

Girls’ lacrosse all-state teams announced

Monday, June 15, 2015

Kearsarge’s Anna Stowell, a junior attack, is the lone area girls’ lacrosse player to receive first team all-state recognition, as voted on by the NH Girls’ Lacrosse Coaches Association. Stowell helped lead the Cougars to a 13-3 record and the Division III semifinals before losing to eventual champion …