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Bow's Emily Montebianchi heads toward the finish line at Gunstock yesterday.

(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

High schools: Hopkinton boys, Concord girls impress at Capitol Regional Nordic race

Friday, January 30, 2015

Race one of the NH Coaches Series went in the books on Saturday, and the Hopkinton boys’ Nordic team found itself in an unusual spot – out of the lead, back in sixth, and behind a local team in Concord, no less. The Hawks weren’t happy, and rather than shake off their performance like the snow off their skis, they let it sit and fester a bit, knowing that even before they could change the standings, they’d have a chance to show their form. Hopkinton seized that chance at the Capitol Regional Race yesterday at Gunstock, with the boys’ team totaling 385 points in the …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, January 30, 2015

Trevor Hunt, Belmont boys’ basketball, 26 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks in 70-42 win Chay Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 7 points, 26 rebounds in 48-45 loss Madison Langan, Winnisquam girls basketball, 14 points, 14 rebounds in 58-34 loss Owen Kanter, Hopkinton boys’ Nordic skiing, first place with time of 10:58 Sarah Nadeau, Hopkinton girls’ Nordic skiing, first place with …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 30, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (3) The Crimson Tide bested every team in the state at the NH Coaches Series race on Saturday. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (1) Undefeated matchup tonight: Coe-Brown (9-0) at Milford (8-0). 3. JOHN STARK-HOPKINTON BOYS’ HOCKEY (5) Three wins in five days (combined score of 25-5) moved the Generals to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Futsal champions The Tartan Army U14 Futsal team won the NH Futsal U14 championship. Team members picture above are: Daniel Aybar, Liam Conery, John Walter Elsnau, Alasdair Ferrier, Tomek Hill, Max Keef, Mick Leahy, Becket O’Neil, Luke Ramsey …

High schools: Belmont girls’ basketball finds form against Prospect Mountain

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

After a painful 52-46 loss to Campbell on Friday, the Belmont girls’ basketball team wanted to come out firing against Prospect Mountain last night. There was a hot start to the game, but it didn’t come on Belmont’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV boys’ basketball team beat John Stark, 53-36. Ben Davis (13 points) and Jake Mulleavey (nine points) led a strong rebounding and defensive effort in the post for the Pride (1-5). The Generals fell to 0-5. ∎ The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (4-3) …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 21 points, 22 rebounds in 40-30 win Bruce Barton, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 25 points, 8 rebounds in 68-50 win Maddie Clark, Hopkinton girls’ basketball, 22 points in 50-29 win Nate Mulleavey, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 17 points, 15 rebounds in 68-50 win …

High schools: Concord girls’ hockey team ends Berlin’s shutout streak, upsets undefeated Mountaineers, 2-1

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Berlin-Gorham girls’ hockey team – last year’s state runner-up – hadn’t given up a goal since the first game of the season … until yesterday. That’s when Concord (5-3-0) pushed the Mountaineers from their undefeated perch with a 2-1 victory in a matinee at Everett Arena. Let’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Youth hockey The New Hampshire Distributors Concord Capitals Peewee 2 hockey team fell to Cape Ann, Mass., 5-4. Cabot Lineberry (two), Ben Bourgault and Drew O’Brien scored for Concord. Nate Carter, Knox Brown, Lineberry and Cam Brown had assists. Graham Sundstrom and Harrison Briggs played well defensively and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 19, 2015

Indoor soccer The PretiFlaherty girls’ indoor soccer team won the U14 division championship at Fieldhouse Sports on Saturday. Pictured above are: Joy Riddell (coach), Sydney Plante, Reilly Riddell, Grace Jordan, Nicole Lebrun, Anna Quirk, Megan Martel, Fiona Quirk …

High schools: John Stark-Hopkinton hockey team wins battle of unbeatens with Berlin-Gorham

Monday, January 19, 2015

The rematch of the 2013 Division III boys’ hockey championship between John Stark-Hopkinton and Berlin-Gorham had plenty on the line again. Entering that matchup as two of the three remaining unbeaten teams in D-III and sole possession of first place to play for, nothing would faze the Generals. …

High schools: Sisson scores twice, Tibbals throws shutout as Concord beats Oyster River, 3-0

Sunday, January 18, 2015

With a home-and-home series against undefeated Berlin-Gorham looming next week, the Concord High girls’ hockey team was looking for a win to snap its two-game losing streak and to avoid slipping below .500, as well as to generate …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, January 18, 2015

JV result The Concord JV girls’ basketball team fell to Nashua South, 38-35, on Friday night. The Tide was led by Jada Duvert (eight points) and Lyra Canabano (six points). Gabbie Evans and Kasie Maloney rebounded well while playing solid defense. Freshman results The Concord freshman wrestling team …