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Hannah Mitchell of Pembroke reaches for the base while awaiting the call during a game against Coe-Brown at Pembroke Academy on Monday, May 4, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High school girls: Coe-Brown bounces back with win over Pembroke to regain top spot in D-II softball

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The Coe-Brown softball team took its lumps last Friday in a rare defeat. The defending Division II champions and then-undefeated Bears lost to Windham, 8-0. They managed just four hits. The defense committed errors and Kianna Daudelin struggled in the circle. But the main difference between the usually dominant Bears and the squad that lost its undefeated season – “their …

High school boys: Hopkinton lacrosse rallies, but falls in double overtime

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

In a game between two teams near the top of the Division III standings, the Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse team didn’t given in. Plymouth simply scored the most opportune goal. Playing on the road against the Bobcats, Hopkinton trailed 4-2 after the first quarter, 7-3 at halftime and 9-6 after the third quarter before rallying to tie the game, 9-9. In the end, the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

JV results The Bow JV baseball team picked up its third win of the season, beating Bishop Brady. Chase Graham and Chris Gallier combined for the win, throwing five innings of one-hit ball while striking out nine. Vincent Peterson paced the offense with six RBI and Mac Kimball scored five runs. ∎ The Bow boys’ JV lacrosse team defeated Derryfield, 2-1. Alex Killion scored …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 26, 2015

JV result The Concord boys’ JV lacrosse team evened its record at 2-2 with a 5-3 victory over Salem. Connor Sackos and Ben Hicks had goals that put Concord ahead to stay. The defense played another stellar game, backstopped by Liam O’Brian in goal. Youth lacrosse The Concord …

High schools: Track teams jump right in at MV Invitational

Saturday, April 25, 2015

PENACOOK – Yesterday’s Merrimack Valley Invitational, a 32-team non-scoring meet, provided an opportunity for athletes to compete in all 18 track and field events. That chance to compete didn’t come a moment too soon. Just ask any high …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 25, 2015

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team defeated Kearsarge, 11-1. The Hillcats went to bat 32 times, scattering 15 hits. Jake Dyer was strong on the mound, giving up only three hits while striking out 11. Ryan Hayes was solid behind the plate, while Justin Learn, Garrett Miller, …

High schools: Hopkinton baseball team does all the little things in 5-0 win

Saturday, April 25, 2015

With one pitcher itching to prove himself to his teammates and the other set to pitch for the top-ranked Division II college next season, yesterday’s matchup between Hopkinton and Monadnock certainly had all the makings of a pitchers’ …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Ryan Stanley, Kearsarge baseball, 4-for-5, 3 RBI, 3 innings of shutout relief in win Joe Cullinan, Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals, 2 assists, 8 ground balls in win Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, winning pitcher, 9 innings, 10 strikeouts in 3-2, 9-inning win Doug Price, Belmont baseball, 3-for-4, 2 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 25, 2015

JV results The Winnisquam JV baseball team defeated Bishop Brady, 14-7, as Brendan Vaughn went the distance with 10 strikeouts. At the plate he scored three runs and drove in four. Josh Shevlin had three hits, two RBI and three runs scored, while catcher Bryce Corey and third …

High schools: Kearsarge stages late rally, walks off with 5-4 win over Franklin

Friday, April 24, 2015

It was cold, it was late and Travis Pelletier wasn’t up for watching his team play any more baseball. So with Kearsarge’s James Bromwell charging into third and the ball not even out of the infield with the …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, April 24, 2015

Becca Proulx, Concord lacrosse, 4 goals, 3 assists in win Caleb Drouin, Belmont baseball, 2-hitter, 10 strikeouts in 3-2 win Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, 2-hit shutout Lexi Colpack, Franklin softball, HR, triple, 2 RBI in victory Samantha Dow, Kearsarge softball, 3-run HR in loss Morganne Flinkstrom, Kearsarge tennis, …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, April 24, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) scored in 14 of 18 events to finish first at the Pelham Invitational Saturday. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (7) finished first in Pelham against mostly …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 24, 2015

Soccer champs Capital Soccer Club (pictured) off to a great start for the spring soccer season by winning the Girls’ U12 President’s Cup for New Hampshire. The team got great contributions from all of the girls. JV results …