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Hopkinton's McKayla Reale tries to outrun Conant's SS Katie Chadbourne after the third baseman Sierra Landry bobbled the throw and Reale took off for home at Hopkinton high school yesterday. Reale was tagged out but Hopkinton went on to win 2-0.

(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

Hopkinton baseball, softball lead group of teams facing big matchups in final week

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Even before they get to the tests of the playoffs, the Hopkinton baseball and softball teams will take a final exam. The Hawks have rolled through both sports this season, posting a 12-1 record (in baseball) and 11-2 mark (in softball) that has them second and seventh, respectively, in the Division III standings with a good shot at a top-four …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Pinkerton (11-3) at No. 3 Concord (13-1), 4 p.m. Head to head: Concord won 7-2 at Pinkerton a week and a half ago. Notes: The Tide has rolled through the season, sweeping eight of its matches and allowing only three opponents to take more than one match. Pinkerton is one of those …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Soccer tourney champs The Seacoast Express United U18 girls team won its division at this past weekend’s GPS College Showcase in Massachusetts. The team won all five of its games, outscoring its opponents, 25-2. Players on the team (pictured above) are: Alexandra Laverriere, Caitie Barrett, Cassidy Thompson, Chelsea Bard, Emily Ennis, Gillian Bennett, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, May 25, 2015

Golf results Steve Johnston and Jeff Towle took low honors in yesterday’s Best-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a scorching round of 10-under par 60. Bill Krueger and Bob Mielcarz were a close second at 61. Three teams finished tied for third at 62. ∎ In CCC’s Women’s …

High schools: Astle sets school record in shot put as Kearsarge boys’ track takes third

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle’s first throw was strong, but low – a line drive, as Kearsarge track and field Coach Ed Rehor observed, and he phrased it that way to his shot put star. Astle listened to his coach, went …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle, Kearsarge boys’ track, school record (56-4¾) for first place in shot put, second discus Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track, 1st in 100, 400, long jump Troy Davis, Kearsarge boys’ track, 1st in high jump, 2nd in long jump Jaila Remillard, Winnisquam girls’ track, 1st in 400 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, May 24, 2015

JV result The Hopkinton JV softball team fell to White Mountains, 37-25. Krista Amoth pitched well while also collecting four hits. Alexis Ferns, Emmy Campbell and Rafaela Ceron all played well on both sides of the ball. ∎ The Bow JV lacrosse team (9-4) topped Windham, 6-5, in overtime. …

Tide boys’ sprinters dominate Capital Area Meet

Saturday, May 23, 2015

At the beginning of the season, Concord track Coach Hayden Daly was excited about his team’s mix of talented veterans and youth, especially in the boys’ sprints. And after yesterday’s non-scoring Concord Capital Area Meet, Daly has more …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Brody Fredericks, John Stark boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 6 assists in 14-5 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown softball, 4-for-5, 2 doubles, triple, home run, 5 RBI in 15-6 win Caitlin Foley, Coe-Brown softball, 4-for-5, 4 RBI in 15-6 win Torrey Martinez, Winnisquam baseball, 2-for-4, two-run double; 3.1 innings pitched, …

High schools: Pembroke baseball’s playoff picture brightens with win over Sanborn

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Its season was on the line, and the Pembroke baseball team was flirting with seeing a four-run lead disappear in the final inning. It was a situation steeped in, as Joshua Coughlin put it, “adversity” – and the Pembroke coach also added that that wasn’t necessarily a bad …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 23, 2015

JV result Alex Gott led Bow with two goals, but Alex Killion had the game-winning goal in the Bow JV boys’ lacrosse team’s 6-5 win over Kennett. Will Angarella anchored Bow’s defense. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team (12-1) defeated Nashua South, 16-1. Jess Nelson led the way …

High schools: Brady boys’ tennis team loses finale but looks ahead to tourney

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Bishop Brady boys’ tennis team may not have gotten the result it wanted yesterday, but it still came away with plenty to be positive about. After all, the Green Giants wrapped up a week of three matches …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 22, 2015

Allie Trowsdale, Winnisquam softball, no-hitter, 8 strikeouts in 7-0 win Taylor Darrell, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 10 goals in 20-16 win Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 17-10 win Eleanor Angus, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 4 goals, 6 assists in 17-10 win Tucker Normand, Winnisquam baseball, 3-for-5, 3 …