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Hopkinton's Luke Luneau passes to a teammate in Thursday's game against Gilford at Gilford High School.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Hopkinton boys upended by Gilford in second round

Friday, March 6, 2015

GILFORD – Hopkinton had three goals before last night’s playoff game – hold No. 8 Gilford to 40 points, shoot 25 free throws and outrebound the Golden Eagles. The ninth-seeded Hawks reached one of those goals, but one wasn’t enough. Hopkinton was just 4-for-7 from the line, Gilford had a 33-20 advantage on the glass and the Eagles came away with a 40-29 second-round win. Gilford (15-4) moves on to face No. 1 Pelham in the Division III quarterfinals tomorrow, and Hopkinton will start planning for next season. “I’m pleased with our guys,” Hawks Coach Dave Chase said. “We overachieved. … We graduated eight seniors …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, March 6, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ hockey Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Concord (10-8-0) at No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (12-6-0), 7:30 p.m. H ead to head: Brady-Trinity swept the regular-season series, winning 6-1 in December and 6-2 just six days ago. Notes: A look at the two regular-season results would suggest Brady-Trinity is the odds-on favorite, but both coaches know the teams are a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 6, 2015

Unified result Bow lost to Hollis-Brookline, 38-30, in the first round of the Unified Division I basketball tournament. Jack Rich had 16 points to lead the way for the Falcons, while Zach Jukoski played well defensively and chipped in with four points. J.J. Chern, James Petzold, Christian Robison, Keith Descoteaux and Collin Devaney each added two points. JV result The Coe-Brown boys’ JV …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hockey state champions The Eastern Bank Concord Capital Squirt 1s (pictured) won the NH Tier 1 state championship after defeating the Manchester Flames in the state finals. The Capitals went undefeated in the regular season and continued that …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, February 23, 2015

Basketball champs The Bow 2 7th/8th-grade girls narrowly defeated Weare to win the Merrimack Basketball Division 1 championship. Both teams played exceptionally well. All Bow girls contributed to the win. Members of the championship team (pictured above) are: …

High schools: Kearsarge pours on the offense in hockey win over Laconia-Winnisquam

Monday, February 23, 2015

BOYS’ HOCKEY Kearsarge 7, Laconia-Winnisquam 1 Key players: Kearsarge – Cody Rowe (19 saves), Caleb Cochran (2 goals), Jakob Arnold (goal, assist), Tristan Rowe (2 assists); Laconia-Winnisquam – Brayden Harriman (saved 48 of 52 shots through two periods), Nick Snyder (scored shorthanded 5-on-3) Highlights/key moments: Elliot Tucker’s unassisted …

Indoor track championships: Coe-Brown girls win third straight D-II title, while MV finish runner-up

Sunday, February 22, 2015

DURHAM – The indoor track and field championships finally took place yesterday after being postponed two times due to snow, but for those who handled the modified training schedules and a change in venue, it was worth the …

D-III wrestling championship: Duquette leads Winnisquam to third; Stark claims four individual titles

Sunday, February 22, 2015

LITCHFIELD – He had been cutting it close all day long. But that’s the way Christian Duquette wrestles. It’s how he’s comfortable. Turns out, he’s pretty successful doing things that way, too. Duquette rallied for a dramatic win …

High schools: Hopkinton’s Nadeau sweeps at Nordic Meet of Champions

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau left little doubt who’s fastest on snow. The Hawks junior won both the classic and freestyle races at yesterday’s Nordic skiing Meet of Champions at Bretton Woods. Nadeau won the classic race in 34:08.5, besting runner-up Mary Kretchmer of Kingswood by 19 seconds. In the …

High school indoor track All-State teams

Sunday, February 22, 2015

DIVISION I ALL-STATE Boys Noah Bellomo, Alvirne Isiah Bolden, Dover Justin Carbone, Exeter Angel Feliz, Concord Ryan Hanley, Winnacunnet Zakari Jenkins, Nashua North Starlin Ortiz, Londonderry Evan Paterson, Nashua South Jeff Reddy, Pinkerton Matt Robinson, Pinkerton Christian Seaver, Dover TJ Urbanik, Pinkerton Blake Williams, Merrimack Ryan Wittenberg, Dover …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Basketball champs The Bow girls won the MBL 5/6 Division 2 basketball championship over Hillsboro. The offense was led by AnnMarie Penney (12 points, eight rebounds), Ally Boone (eight points, three steals) and Katelin Howe (six points, two …

D-II indoor track winners

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Coe-Brown Ariel Clachar (long jump), 4x800 relay Merrimack Valley Kristie Schoffield (600, 3,000), Meredith Ramsey (300), 4x160 relay, 4x400 relay Kearsarge Zach Astle, shot put …

Wrestling champions

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Division I (With result of championship match) 106 pounds Mark Hoyt, Concord, 6-4 in OT Division III 113 pounds Ben Widmann, John Stark, 17-3 132 pounds Nick Widmann, John Stark, 17-0 138 pounds Terry Zervos, John Stark, 3-2 170 pounds Richie Mills, Winnisquam, pin 182 pounds Christian Duquette, …