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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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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Youth baseball In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken majors action, Banks Chevrolet edged Rowley Agency in the first round of the playoffs. For Rowley, Tyler Wright led the offense, while Jonah Wachter was solid on the mound, fanning five. Trevor Smith led the pitching effort for Banks, while Tyler …

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

High school tournaments today Baseball Division III semifinals At Gill Stadium, Manchester No. 4 Hopkinton (16-2) vs. No. 1 Campbell (18-0), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Hopkinton blanked No. 13 Gilford, 3-0, and edged No. 5 Somersworth, 6-5. Campbell ousted No. 16 Bow, 10-0, and No. 8 Conant, …

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division I semifinals At Southern NH University No. 8 Concord (14-6) vs. No. 4 Dover (16-4), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Concord eliminated No. 9 Merrimack, 8-1, and No. 16 Pinkerton, 5-2. Dover rolled past No. 13 Bedford, 13-1, and No. 5 Alvirne, …

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Northeast Girls’ Lacrosse League champs Seven Bow girls were members of the 2015 NH Girls Tomahawks spring elite team that competed with other NH teammates in the Northeast Girls Lacrosse League of Massachusetts. The team won the A …

Bad weather postpones high school tourney action

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Yesterday’s inclement weather forced the postponement of all the outdoor action in the NHIAA tournaments. All three girls’ lacrosse championship games were pushed back, with the Division III game being rescheduled for today and the D-I and D-II games being rescheduled for tomorrow. The D-II baseball semifinals were …

High schools: Hopkinton softball falls off pace late in quarterfinal loss to Campbell

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

For five innings, Hopkinton gave two-time defending champion Campbell all it could handle. Hawks starter Becca Shatney locked her team in a pitchers’ duel with the Cougars’ Olivia Martinage. Neither team was willing to budge, making all the …

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division II semifinals At Southern NH University No. 7 Pembroke (14-4) vs. No. 3 Coe-Brown (15-3), 5 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pembroke nipped No. 10 St. Thomas, 5-4, and upset No. 2 Windham, 1-0 in nine innings. Coe-Brown bested No. 14 Kennett, 5-1, …

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Bow majors champs The Pizza Man Nationals (pictured) beat the Concord Orthopedic Pirates, 13-1, to claim the Bow Cal Ripken majors division trophy. For the Nationals, pitchers Matt Lamy and Matt Selleck only need a combined total of …

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Monday, June 8, 2015

High school tennis A pair of Concord High tennis doubles teams are headed to the state semifinals after moving through early-round action yesterday. The boys’ top-seeded team of Justin Toler and Thomas Bengtson won their first match by injury default, blanked a team from Moultonborough, 8-0, then survived …

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Monday, June 8, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division III quarterfinals No. 8 Hopkinton (14-3) at No. 1 Campbell (16-1), 4 p.m. P revious tournament games: Hopkinton topped No. 9 Newport, 4-1. Campbell blanked No. 16 Monadnock, 10-0. Head to head: Campbell edged Hopkinton, 10-8, in the regular-season finale on May …