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Merrimack Valley's Brady Wentworth slides safely onto second base as Manchester West's Christian Olivo catches the ball during the first game of a double header at Merrimack Valley on Saturday, April 19, 2014.  

(ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff)

High Schools: MV baseball team looks sharp in doubleheader sweep of Manchester West

Sunday, April 20, 2014

As far as Merrimack Valley baseball Coach Sean Wheeler was concerned, yesterday’s doubleheader against Manchester West couldn’t have gone much better. “We were great in all aspects,” Wheeler said after his team swept the Blue Knights by scores of 5-3 and 11-1. “We got the bats going, our pitching was great and it was a very encouraging performance for us … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 20, 2014

JV result The Pembroke Academy JV softball team fell to Portsmouth, 11-4. Alyssa Martin pitched well, while Nichole Wilson and Kaitlin Thomas were solid defensively. Dakota Ordway and Mackenzie LeBlanc contributed offensively. ∎ The Hopkinton JV softball team defeated Manchester West, 11-5, on Friday afternoon. Pitcher Alexis Blanchette had 13 strikeouts to lead the way in the circle, while Daniella Teveras was solid at … 0

High Schools: Coe-Brown ace Daudelin tosses no-hitter

Saturday, April 19, 2014

The weather was cold, windy and difficult to play softball in. Kianna Daudelin apparently didn’t notice. The Coe-Brown pitcher had all of her pitches working and crisp command in the circle, a bad mix for Kingswood as Daudelin pitched her first career no-hitter in the Bears’ 6-0 victory. “(She was) very, very good … 0

High school stars of the day

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Jeremy Caruso, Pembroke baseball, 4-for-4 in 9-7 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown softball, 8 strikeouts and no walks in complete game shutout, 3-for-4 Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, 10 strikeouts in 6-1 win Nate Corriveau, Bow baseball, 9 strikeouts and 2 hits in complete game shutout, 2-for-4, 2 RBI Josh … 0

High schools: Hopkinton beats Bishop Brady, 6-1, in baseball opener

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Neither team had much outdoor time, nor could they have prepared for the wind that whipped across the field throughout the game, but both Hopkinton and Bishop Brady tried to make the most out of what they had … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school boys’ lacrosse teams

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

High school boys’ lacrosse outlook Bow Division: II Coach: Ross Mondello (4th year) Last year: 11-5, lost in semifinals Returning starters: Devin Calkins, sr., A; Matt Sanford, sr., A; Dylan LaBranche, sr., A; Devin Barker, sr., A; Luke Laboe, sr., MF; Tyler Herrick, sr., MF; Trevor Garrett, sr., … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ lacrosse teams

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

High school girls’ lacrosse outlook Bow Division: II Coach: Alli Brooks (1st year) Last year: 5-9, did not make tournament Returning Starters: Kirsten Bresson, sr., D; Julia Currier, so., A; Sarah Davis, sr., D; Collette Gould, jr., D; Brooke Johnson, so., MF; Allie Krause, sr., MF; Katie Lawson, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

JV result The Pembroke JV softball team beat Sanborn, 16-13. Alyssa Martin pitched a complete game for the victory and struck out the last batter of the game. Dakota Ordway and Rachel Stottlar contributed multiple hits and Rylee Bell and Nicole Wilson executed crucial defensive plays. Youth lacrosse … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school baseball teams

Monday, April 14, 2014

High school baseball outlook John Stark Division: II Coach: Dennis Pelletier (1st year) Last year: 3-13, did not make tournament Returning starters: Tyler Keim, sr., P/1B; Ryan Thompson, sr., 3B/C; Ben Casazza, sr., OF; David Nelson, jr., C/P; Egan Nickerson, so., P/SS Top newcomers: Wesley Lamphere, so., 1B/3B/OF/P; … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, April 14, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Katie Kennard went 3-for-6 with a double, two RBI and four runs scored in the Plymouth State softball team’s doubleheader sweep of New England College. ∎ New London’s Jake Broom went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI in the Plymouth State baseball team’s 7-4 victory … 0

High Schools: Hopkinton girls score in every event to take first in Bow meet

Sunday, April 13, 2014

It’s early, but the Hopkinton High girls’ track and field team is already showing that its depth could make it a team to be reckoned with this season. The Hawk girls scored in all 14 events during yesterday’s … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school softball teams

Saturday, April 12, 2014

High school softball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Tim Tenasco (13th year) Last year: 17-3, lost in championship game Returning starters: Lauren Jones, sr., 2B; Shannon Burke, sr., C; Amanda Riley, jr., SS; Kianna Daudelin, jr., P/IF; Holly Donohue, jr., CF; Lacey Locke, jr., LF/RF; Caitlin Foley, jr., … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 12, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Jenna Tewksbury notched three assists as the Wheaton College women’s lacrosse team beat MIT, 11-6. ∎ Hopkinton’s Henry Merrow had two goals and two assists in the MIT men’s lacrosse team’s 20-8 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Bucknam had five goals and three assists and … 0