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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 Gould had a hit and stole two …

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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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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Softball champions The New Hampshire Comets 10U team swept a two-game series against Northeast Heat to claim the 10U NH ASA Junior Olympic championship for the second straight year. The Comets were led by the pitching performance of Kaitlyn Boelter (six innings, 16 strikeouts, three walks and no hits allowed) and Penelope Ayotte …

Letter: What did FIFA do?

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The international soccer association owns the TV rights to soccer games played by teams that have joined their leagues. It can sell those rights to anyone it pleases. Why should anyone be surprised if money changes hands? TV networks pay billions for the rights to broadcast NFL games …

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Youth softball Joe King’s from Bow defeated Concord Sports Center in AAA action. Sophia Hacon and Hazel Fredette led Joe King’s on offense. Carlee Davis pitched well and Amelia Clark made a great catch on a pop-up at second base. For Concord Sports Center, Sarah Jenness pitched a …

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Hole-in-one Rudy Rudolf had a hole-in-one on the 13th hole at Loudon Country Club on Saturday. The hole was played 160 yards and Rudolf used an eight iron. Youth lacrosse The Blue Storm U13 lacrosse team defeated Exeter, 6-3. Andrew Roy had three goals and Garrett Stanley played …

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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Concord Crew champions Concord Crew competed at the state championship in Hanover on Saturday, with the women’s team earning enough points to claim first place and bring the Sleigh Cup back to Concord. The men’s team performed well, …

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Sunday, May 31, 2015

MVMS lacrosse goes unbeaten The Merrimack Valley Middle School boys’ lacrosse team (pictured) finished the season with a perfect 8-0 record. The team includes: eighth-graders Nick Koufos, Dillon Arrant, Jason Carmichael, Max Lacey, Peyton Russell, Kyle Farmer, Garret …

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

JV results The Concord JV boys’ lacrosse team (10-5) finished its season with a victory over Nashua South, 9-6. The team will be playing this weekend in the JV state tournament. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team (14-1) defeated Bedford, 11-5, in its season finale. Tori Pelletier and …

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Friday, May 29, 2015

AAU baseball champions The U13 Concord Cannons won the NH Bobcats third annual Memorial Day Classics tournament, going undefeated during the weekend. The Cannons defeated Seacoast United, 10-3, in the first game. Cam Magerer went 3-for-3, while Alex …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, May 29, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won the Seacoast Championships last Friday with 131 points, well ahead of D-I Exeter (106). 2. CONCORD BOYS’ TENNIS (3) advanced to its first D-I final since 2007 with yesterday’s dramatic 5-4 win at No. …

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

JV results The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team defeated Manchester Central, 13-0. Jessica Nelson led with four goals, while Brenna Vandersea, Tori Pelletier and Olivia Painchaud added two goals apiece and Brett Stoddard and Julia Ek each scored one. ∎ The Hopkinton JV baseball team defeated Mascoma, 6-0, to …

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Memorial Day Bash champions The NH Comets 10U team won the Memorial Day Bash tournament over the weekend by going 6-0 and outscoring its opponent, 53-5. Co-MVPs Penelope Ayotte (two wins, two no-hitters, including a perfect game) and …