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Merrimack Valley's Sydney Rollins (2) pushes past a Winnacunnet player during Thursday's 18-3 loss against Winnacunnet at Merrimack Valley High School in Penacook on May 28, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Tide boys’ tennis team wins epic match over Derryfield in semifinals

Friday, May 29, 2015

MANCHESTER – The moment was impossibly full. Tension, drama, disbelief and release all crammed into a three-second window that the Concord boys’ tennis team flung open in victory. “This was the most exciting, most dramatic win I’ve had in all my years as a coach,” said Concord’s Dave Page, who is in his 11th year as the Crimson Tide’s head …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 29, 2015

McKayla Reale, Hopkinton softball, 4-for-5, 3 runs, double, 2 RBI in 15-6 win Taylor Darrell, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 19-12 loss Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 5 goals in 13-3 win Veronyca Daniels, Concord girls’ lacrosse, 5 goals, assist in 16-3 win Amanda Murray, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 19-12 loss Tess Masci, Hopkinton girls’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 7-6 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, May 29, 2015

High school tournaments today Track & field Division I championships At Winnacunnet H.S., Hampton, 4 p.m. Schedule of events: 4 p.m. – (girls, then boys) long jump, pole vault, javelin, shot put; (boys, then girls) triple jump, high jump, discus; 5 p.m. – (girls, then boys) 4x800 final; (boys, then girls) 110/100 hurdles trials, 100 trials; 6 p.m. – (girls, then boys) finals …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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. …

People for May 28, 2015

Thursday, May 28, 2015

NORTHFIELD Julia Kehr was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. She is a senior communications major. Angel Natal received an award in business management from Lakes Region Community College. …

High schools: Concord girls’ tennis team makes quick work of Salem in quarterfinals

Thursday, May 28, 2015

They had won eight straight coming into yesterday’s quarterfinal match. They had beaten their opponent, No. 6 Salem, by a convincing margin earlier in the season. So the girls on the Concord High tennis team were confident taking …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Brody Fredricks, John Stark boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 1 assist in 10-6 win Tim Harmon, Winnisquam baseball, complete game, 10 strikeouts, 4 hits allowed in 4-0 win Sam Wood, John Stark softball, 3-for-5, 2 home runs in 29-2 win Erica Doubleday, Winnisquam softball, 2-for-4, triple, 4 RBI in …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, May 28, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ tennis Division I semifinals No. 3 Concord (14-1) at No. 2 Derryfield (14-1), 4 p.m. P revious tournament matches: Both teams swept their quarterfinal matches, with Concord ousting No. 6 Pinkerton, 9-0, and Derryfield eliminating No. 7 Winnacunnet, 9-0. Head to head: The …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Salem (10-4) at No. 3 Concord (12-2), 4 p.m. Head to head: Concord beat Salem, 8-1, early in the season. Notes: The Tide enters the postseason on an eight-match winning streak, surviving a stiff challenge from Winnacunnet …

High schools: Concord boys’ tennis team cruises past Pinkerton into D-I semifinals

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Before yesterday’s quarterfinal against Pinkerton Academy, Concord High senior captain Thomas Bengtson told his team “to play the match like you’re playing in the park and just have fun.” Crimson Tide Coach Dave Page urged his team to …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Rachel Demers, MV softball, 2-for-3, RBI double in 1-0 win Adam Tower, John Stark baseball, walk-off single in bottom of 7th Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, CG, 14 Ks in 8-0 win over H-D Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, CG, 5 Ks, 3-for-4, 2 runs scored in 6-0 win over …