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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 …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Franny Redlon, Concord softball, grand slam in 5-2 win over top-ranked Timberlane Holly Donohue, Coe-Brown softball, 3-for-4, 4 RBI in 6-4 win Kaylee Marshe, Franklin softball, 1-hit shutout, 17 strikeouts Lauren Bolstridge, Winnisquam softball, 4-for-4, 6 RBI, 3-run homer in 25-1 win Marissa DeBlasie, Winnisquam softball, 4-for-4, RBI …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, May 4, 2015

High school lacrosse The Bow High boys’ lacrosse team beat Pembroke Academy on Saturday, 6-5 in overtime, giving the Falcons their first win of the season. Down 3-1 at halftime, Bow battled back to tie the game 5-5 with just over five minutes remaining in the game. Senior …

High schools: Hopkinton baseball settles in to beat Bow, 11-1

Sunday, May 3, 2015

The three-game road trip began with victories in Cooperstown, N.Y. (over Bishop Brady) and Berlin. But yesterday, three batters into the bottom of the first inning in game three of the vacation-week excursion, things weren’t looking too promising …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 2, 2015

JV results The Bow JV boys’ lacrosse team defeated Pembroke, 5-1, on goals from Sawyer Duhaime and Brandon Tibbetts. Freshman Nathan Thibodeau played excellent defense, causing multiple turnovers. On Friday night, Bow rallied for a 6-5 win over Portsmouth. Sully Blair (two goals, assist) scored the game-tying goal …

High schools: H-D softball team breaks out late to pick up first win

Saturday, May 2, 2015

BOW – When the Hillcats flipped the page on the calendar yesterday morning, they also flipped their fortunes. After going 0-for-April, the Hillsboro-Deering softball team vaulted into the win column on the first day of May, topping Bow, …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Maggie Girard, H-D softball, 4-hitter, 12 strikeouts; 3 walks at plate Hannah Seidner, Pembroke softball, complete-game win, 11 strikeouts in 3-2 win Jake Vierzen, Kearsarge baseball, 9 innings, 12 strikeouts, in 5-4, 10-inning win Max Legier, Hopkinton baseball, 7 innings, 4 strikeouts, 2 hits in 7-4 win Tyler …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 2, 2015

College standout Jack Carney of Dunbarton, a freshman on the Franklin Pierce men’s lacrosse team, scored a goal in a 12-8 loss in the semifinal round of the Northeast-10 Championship. YMCA block party The Concord Family YMCA will host its annual Fun Family Friday Block Party May 15 …

High schools: Shorthanded John Stark boys’ lacrosse beats Pembroke, 14-7

Friday, May 1, 2015

There’s been a consistent theme to Coach Howie Roever’s messages to his John Stark boys’ lacrosse team. Get focused. Start fast. So with the Generals trailing Pembroke by a goal early in the second quarter, even with plenty …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 1, 2015

Veronyca Daniels, Concord girls’ lacrosse, 7 goals, assist in 17-16 loss Jake Blanchette, John Stark boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 3 assists in 14-7 win Kam Anderson, Pembroke boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 14-7 loss David Nelson, John Stark baseball, 2-for-4, 2 doubles, 2 RBI in 5-4 loss …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, May 1, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) had 167 points at Tuesday’s 4-team meet where the 3 other teams combined for 100 points. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (2) saw Zach Astle (first …