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Merrimack Valley's Brady Wentworth slides safely onto second base as Manchester West's Christian Olivo catches the ball during the first game of a double header at Merrimack Valley on Saturday, April 19, 2014.  

(ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff)

High Schools: MV baseball team looks sharp in doubleheader sweep of Manchester West

Sunday, April 20, 2014

As far as Merrimack Valley baseball Coach Sean Wheeler was concerned, yesterday’s doubleheader against Manchester West couldn’t have gone much better. “We were great in all aspects,” Wheeler said after his team swept the Blue Knights by scores of 5-3 and 11-1. “We got the bats going, our pitching was great and it was a very encouraging performance for us … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 20, 2014

JV result The Pembroke Academy JV softball team fell to Portsmouth, 11-4. Alyssa Martin pitched well, while Nichole Wilson and Kaitlin Thomas were solid defensively. Dakota Ordway and Mackenzie LeBlanc contributed offensively. ∎ The Hopkinton JV softball team defeated Manchester West, 11-5, on Friday afternoon. Pitcher Alexis Blanchette had 13 strikeouts to lead the way in the circle, while Daniella Teveras was solid at … 0

High Schools: Coe-Brown ace Daudelin tosses no-hitter

Saturday, April 19, 2014

The weather was cold, windy and difficult to play softball in. Kianna Daudelin apparently didn’t notice. The Coe-Brown pitcher had all of her pitches working and crisp command in the circle, a bad mix for Kingswood as Daudelin pitched her first career no-hitter in the Bears’ 6-0 victory. “(She was) very, very good … 0

High Schools: Hopkinton girls score in every event to take first in Bow meet

Sunday, April 13, 2014

It’s early, but the Hopkinton High girls’ track and field team is already showing that its depth could make it a team to be reckoned with this season. The Hawk girls scored in all 14 events during yesterday’s … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school softball teams

Saturday, April 12, 2014

High school softball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Tim Tenasco (13th year) Last year: 17-3, lost in championship game Returning starters: Lauren Jones, sr., 2B; Shannon Burke, sr., C; Amanda Riley, jr., SS; Kianna Daudelin, jr., P/IF; Holly Donohue, jr., CF; Lacey Locke, jr., LF/RF; Caitlin Foley, jr., … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 12, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Jenna Tewksbury notched three assists as the Wheaton College women’s lacrosse team beat MIT, 11-6. ∎ Hopkinton’s Henry Merrow had two goals and two assists in the MIT men’s lacrosse team’s 20-8 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Bucknam had five goals and three assists and … 0

High Schools: Concord boys’ tennis team makes strides in sweep of Nashua South

Saturday, April 12, 2014

The scores from this opening week of the tennis season seem to tell a clear story for the Concord boys’ team. The Crimson Tide posted 8-1 road wins on Monday and Wednesday and followed those up with yesterday’s … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 12, 2014

College standout Joardyn Douillette of Loudon and Courtney Gilman of Penacook both had an RBI-single for the NHTI softball team in a 9-2 loss to Dean College. Kasie Tucker of Bow allowed five runs in three innings from the circle. Douillette had two hits in the second game, … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Nick Vermette, Brady boys’ tennis, win at No. 3 singles (usually plays at No. 5) and No. 2 doubles in Giants’ 6-3 win Zach Zbehlik and Nate Louf, Bow boys’ tennis, 8-0 singles wins, doubles win (together at No. 1) Nandita Kasireddy, Bow girls’ tennis, singles and doubles … 0

High Schools: Concord girls’ tennis team off to impressive start

Friday, April 11, 2014

The Concord High girls’ tennis team entered the season hoping to drastically improve upon its 5-9 record from last season, and the Crimson Tide opened its season on the right foot yesterday, defeating a strong Manchester Central team, … 0

Weare man survives falling several hundred feet down Mount Adams

Friday, April 11, 2014

A hiker is recovering after he fell several hundred feet down Mount Adams and crawled in the snow for hours to get help. Patrick Luk of Weare told WMUR he was hiking uphill alone Monday and was about to ski back down when an ice slab broke free. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 11, 2014

College standout Phoebe Clark of Concord scored three goals for the SNHU women’s lacrosse team in an 11-10 victory. ∎ Amy Zahensky of Bow, a freshman goaltender for the Franklin Pierce field hockey team, was named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II National Academic Squad. ∎ Derrick … 0

High Schools: Bow boys' tennis team rolls to second straight win

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Like most teams around the state, the Bow boys’ tennis team did not get much court time before the season started on Monday. The Falcons, however, aren’t showing it. Bow improved to 2-0 yesterday with its second 8-1 … 0