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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 23, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Joe Graffy made eight saves as the Brandeis men’s soccer team defeated Amherst, 1-0 (6-5 on PKs) to advance to the Division III Tournament quarterfinals. It was Graffy’s 15th shutout of the season. ∎ Tiffany Lewis of Hillsboro had 11 rebounds to help the Plymouth State women’s basketball team to a 62-56 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Richard Jenkins was part of the winning 200-free relay team and …

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Squirt 1 Gap Mountain Drilling team tied the Rochester Blackhawks, 3-3. Nick Osborne, Ben Mordarski and Owen Jones had the goals. Assists came from Modarski and Levi Jones. Evelyn Irizarry, Dillon O’Sullivan and Kiernan King also played well in front of goalie Aidan Miller. ∎ The Henniker Huskies Squirt 2 team lost to Keene Squirt 2, 7-0. Despite strong …

Final pound-for-pound fall high school rankings

Friday, November 21, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) First in Division II, first at the Meet of Champions, second in New England and No. 1 here. 2. BOW GOLF (3) The three-time Division III champs haven’t lost a match since 2012. 3. BOW GIRLS’ SOCCER (2) The two-time champs had four …

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Youth football champs The Bow Youth Football 7th-grade team (pictured above) defeated Gilford, 26-0, in the Granite State Football League Championship Junior Varsity division. Bow ended its season with a 9-1 record, averaging 33 points per game on …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, November 14, 2014

Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) Elisabeth Danis and Hannah Parker led the Bears to 2nd place at New Englands. 2. BOW girls’ soccer (6) A second straight D-III title, their third in five …

High school field hockey All-State teams 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Twelve area players earned First Team All-State recognition from the New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association, and two of those players were chosen for the New Hampshire Twin State Team that will take on Vermont next June. Winnisquam’s Erin McNamara was named Division III Player of the Year …

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tilton School results The Tilton School varsity girls’ soccer team defeated Gould Academy, 1-0, in the NEPSAC Class D quarterfinals. The winner came with less than five minutes left in the half when Bry Clark threw a ball into Caitlin Rotonnelli, who dished it back to Clark for …

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Youth hockey The Concord Capitals mite travel played two games over the weekend, falling first, 6-3, to the West River Royals, but finishing with a 6-2 victory over Oyster River. In the first game, Colin Ala (two) and Dawson Fancher scored goals, while Garret Bishop played well in …

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Monday, November 10, 2014

Youth hockey The Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 team defeated Chelmsford, 2-1. Ethan Crandlemire and Harrison Parent scored, while Zack Painchaud, Derek Kelleher and Will Shoemaker added assists. Alex Reynolds was stellar in goal. Elijah Czysz and Shane Riley played well on defense. Men’s basketball Mihachik Builders/Kimball’s Cavern …

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Youth hockey Concord’s Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 hockey team defeated Keene, 3-1. Harrison Parent scored all three goals with assists from Will Shoemaker (two) and Kyle McKinnon. Hunter Sanders stopped 28 shots in goal. Shane Riley and CJ Smethurst played well for Concord. ∎ The EPTAM Plastics Concord …

Kearsarge football team overmatched by Kennett, 48-14, in D-II playoffs

Sunday, November 9, 2014

NORTH CONWAY – In order for Kearsarge to upset Kennett in the Division II North Conference championship game yesterday, the Cougars knew they had to minimize big plays and avoid falling behind early. But with Will Pollard guiding the undefeated Eagles’ attack, Kearsarge’s game plan was spoiled. The …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, November 9, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division II championship At Bill Ball Stadium, Exeter H.S., noon No. 2 John Stark (16-2-1) vs. No. 1 Hanover (16-1-2) Previous tournament games: John Stark blanked No. 15 St. Thomas, 2-0, edged No. 7 Goffstown, 3-2, and No. 3 Coe-Brown, 2-1. Hanover …

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Golf results Eddie Collins and Chris Lillios tallied a score of 67 to win the 6-6-6 Two Person Blind Draw event at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. The teams play the first six holes of best ball, second six holes of two-person scramble and last six holes of alternate …