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Concord's Tyler Martel manuvers around Exeter defender Luke Dushart at Memorial Field in Concord on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High schools: Kearsarge boys, Coe-Brown girls win Pelham Invitational

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Kearsarge boys and Coe-Brown girls both took positive steps toward defending their respective state titles with comfortable victories at yesterday’s Pelham Invitational, which featured more than over 20 schools. The Cougars, a Division III school, were particularly impressive against mostly D-II opponents, winning five events. Kearsarge tallied 93 points for the victory over Sanborn (56), with D-I Winnacunnet (41), …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 18, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team (3-0) scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Bow, 6-5. Zach Berliner (2-for-2, two RBI) hit a line drive to center with two outs in the seventh to score two runs to tie the game. Conall Cronin had the game-winning RBI, plating Berliner. Kenny Andrew got the win in relief and had …

High schools: Coe-Brown baseball team opens season with efficient victory over MV

Saturday, April 18, 2015

PENACOOK – For its season opener, the Coe-Brown baseball team looked in midseason form already. Hot bats, sparkling defense and an efficient outing from starter Adam Edin proved a productive formula for the Bears, allowing them to start their season on a high note with a 9-2 win over Merrimack Valley. “We got …

High schools: Hopkinton track team off to promising start

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

There’s still snow on the ground in some places, but the track season started up for both Hopkinton and Hillboro-Deering in an eight-team meet at Campbell High yesterday. In the boys’ meet, the Hawks (49 points) tied for second place with Raymond, behind the host Cougars (82). The …

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Youth hockey The Wells Fargo Concord Capitals squirt 2 team defeated the MASCO squirt 2 team, 5-3, in the second round of the quarterfinals of the Valley Hockey League Championship. Brendan Marcoux (two), Trevor Brown, Evan Crandlemire and Brody McGonigle handled the scoring for the Capitals, while Aidan …

Concord High wins winter portion of Monitor Cup rankings

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Concord High moved atop the Monitor Cup standings after the winter season thanks to a pair of Nordic ski championships and three other top-three team finishes. The Monitor Cup ranks the area’s 15 high school varsity sports programs, awarding points based on records, how far teams advance in …

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Camps/Clinics/Lessons Little Strikers indoor soccer clinics begin their next five-week session Saturday at FieldHouse Sports in Bow. Clinics are for ages 3-6 and meet Saturday mornings. Cost (which includes a t-shirt) is $45 for Little Strikers (ages 5-6) and $35 for Mini Strikers (ages 3-4). The next eight-week …

Kearsarge girls’ tennis drops season opener

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Kearsarge girls’ tennis team’s season opener was a rocky one, resulting in an 8-1 loss to Monadnock yesterday. Andrea Cutts and Annie Carr notched the Cougars’ lone win, taking their No. 3 doubles match by an 8-4 score. Elise Paquette fell, 9-8, in what Coach Laura Joslin-King …

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Youth hockey The Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 hockey team defeated the Starhawks, 7-1, in the first round of the Valley League playoffs. Derek Kelleher led the attack with four goals. Harrison Parent added two goals and three assists and Logan Wineriter a lone tally in the victory. …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school tennis teams

Monday, April 6, 2015

Boys Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Rick Skarinka (5th year) Last year: 9-6, reached quarterfinals Returning starters: Jack Bryck, sr.; Logan Sigua, sr.; Thomas MacMullin, jr.; Danny Bryck, so.; Jake Davis, sr.; Jackson Bouley, jr.; Sam Marshall, so. Top newcomer: Duncan O’Reilly, sr. Outlook: The Bryck brothers, Sigua …

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Sunday, April 5, 2015

College standouts Jenna Tewksbury of Concord scored four goals to help lead the Wheaton women’s lacrosse team to an 11-8 victory over Babson. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Bucknam scored four goals to lead the Southern New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team to a 21-14 win over Pace. Youth hockey The New …

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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Players needed NH Lightning softball 14U Blue ASA team is looking for additional players to fill its 2014-15 roster. Email georgefrench@tds.net or call 381-1239. Chichester AAU girls’ basketball program is looking for a few players for its 6th-grade team. The Granite State Crush is holding practices on Mondays …

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Friday, April 3, 2015

Charity golf event Seacoast Express United will host its first charity golf event to raise money for its scholarship fund May 5 at Pembroke Pines in Pembroke. SEU has a long-standing policy of not rejecting a youth player due to finances and gives more than $25,000 in assistance …