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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Softball result The N.H. Senior All-Stars swept two games against the Maine Senior All-Stars in a softball doubleheader at St. Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine, on Saturday, winning 9-0 and 14-3. It was the eighth year Maine and N.H. held these games to honor their best senior softball players. Local team members included Amanda Riley and Kianna Daudelin of Coe-Brown and Alexis Colpack of Franklin. Camps/Clinics/Lessons Open gym for girls’ …

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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. …

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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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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Girls’ soccer champions The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 Premiere soccer team captured the Seacoast Coastal Summer Challenge in Brunswick, Maine, over Father’s Day Weekend. The Freedom had three shutouts in four games, while outscoring their opponents, 9-2. Members …

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Youth soccer The Seacoast Express United U16 boys (above) won the Seacoast United Maine Coastal Challenge championship this past weekend. The team went 4-0 in the tourney, scoring 10 goals and giving up one. Players on the team …

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Youth softball The New Hampshire Comets 12U Blue softball team (15-0) won its third consecutive tournament, capturing the Boston ASA Championships. The Comets finished as the No. 1 seed by defeated the Middlesex Rapid Fire, 6-5, in the …

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Baseball champs Flag-Works won the Concord Northeast AAA championship with a 10-1 victory over No. 1 seed J. Miller. For Flag-Works, Ben Masur pitched four shutout innings and Jack Colvin closed out the game with two innings in …

Letter: Stick with steam

Saturday, June 20, 2015

As the Concord City Council takes up the proposed budget at its next meeting, I strongly urge them to consider a proposed long-term contract with Concord Steam and incentivize them to stay and upgrade their facilities to support a homegrown, renewable source of energy within the city. The …

Granite State Games softball rosters filled with area players

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Eighteen area softball players were selected to compete in the Granite State Games, pitting the top high school seniors from each of the four divisions against each other. The games will be played Tuesday at Plymouth State University, with two doubleheaders beginning at 5 p.m. Concord’s Cassidy Emerson …

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue ASA Junior Olympic softball team (pictured) swept through the 12U division, outscoring its opponents 78-2 en route to its second tournament win in the Rochester Summer Classic. The Comets were …

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Softball champions Concord Northeast’s Redlon Custom Carpentry (left photo) beat Concord National’s Beckett Glass to win the Capital Area U16 Softball Martel Cup championship. For Redlon Custom Carpentry, Abby Rochette and Lily Rivera combined for a seven-strikeout, one-hit …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, June 19, 2015

FINAL POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won its fourth straight Division II title with 151 points, the most in this championship run. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (2) defended its D-II title and finished 17-3 by outscoring its four playoff opponents 35-6. …

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Softball champions On Sunday, the Franklin Savings Bank 10U softball team from Merrimack Valley (pictured above) defeated the Hopkinton Hawks, 12-6, to win the Capital Area AAA softball championship. Olivia Lacasse and Sammy Allen pitched well, Maddy Hazleton …