A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
The Bishop Brady JV baseball team (3-3) beat Bow, 11-10, behind the combined pitching efforts of Garrett Andrus, Josh Leclaire and Alex Gamache. Adam Kalil (three hits) and Andrus (two hits) paced the offense, along with timely hits from Leclaire, Peter Maccini and Ryan Plourde.
The Concord freshman baseball team defeated Londonderry, 11-5. Noah Wachter got the win on the mound and Spenser Ferguson pitched well in relief. Dylan Burbank had a hit and an RBI and also played well defensively, as did Christian McClellan.
∎ The Concord freshman softball team beat Londonderry, 19-14, at home. The offense was led by Delia Barry (four hits, grand slam, six RBI), Piper Cote (three hits, two triples, five RBI), Kathleen Duhamie (four hits, three runs, RBI), Sabrina Hart-Meyer (hit, two runs) and Riley Mann (two walks, run). Sierra Pepper anchored the defense with outstanding play behind the plate.
Chase Langevin homered and struck out nine to lead the Davis and Towle, Morrill and Everett Mets to a victory over Rath & Young in Concord Little League action. Jacob Krajewski pitched two shutout innings and had two hits for the Mets. Isaiah Robles doubled for Rath & Young and Axel Pothier singled and pitched well.
∎ In Bow Babe Ruth 14- and 15-year-old action, Cobb Hill Construction beat Goffstown Hardware, 10-9. Cobb Hill plated eight in the fifth inning to go up 9-5. Brian Bushnell got the win, while Chase Graham started on the mound and provided three solid innings. Matt Ferguson helped lead the offense.
∎ On Thursday, Rowley Agency beat the Pizza Man Rays. For Rowley Agency, Logan Brides, Luke McCusker and Logan Otto led the offense, each hitting doubles. Otto and Tommy Duhaime pitched well for Rowley. The Rays were led by Chris Wheeler with two singles and Wyatt Rheinhardt with one. Parker VanHam led the pitchers with one earned run over two innings.
∎ In Bow Cal Ripken action, the Hopkinton Colonial Village Gators used six different pitchers to defeat the Pizza Man Rays of Bow. Jack Morrall had three hits, while Larsen Burack, Daniel Miner, Jack Vallari and Evan Jacobsen had two each. Jason Morrill and John Jacobsen each made a stellar defensive play. For the Rays, Matt Hamilton led the offense with his first home run, while Parker VanHam and Ryan Leonard had singles. Steven Guerrette had a single and six strikeouts in two innings on the mound.
∎ In Concord Little League action, Swenson Granite beat Concord Orthopaedics, 14-3. Brady Philibotte, Flynn Wintle and Habakuu Tarwo led the offense. Adam Cyr picked up the win with 3.2 innings of solid pitching. Noah Miller had two hits, including a triple.
∎ The Eagles defeated The Post 21 Cardinals, 10-3, in Concord Little League action. For the Eagles, Zack Gamble and Shane Riley pitched well, Brayden Allen and Nathan Hewey both had inside-the-park homers, Charlie Levine went 3-for-5 with two doubles, and Reyer Bliss went 2-for-4. Marcus Turner scored two runs for the Cardinals.
∎ Swenson Granite beat Rath, Young and Pignatelli, 7-6, in Concord Little League action. Christian Waldron and Austin Hazzard combined for the win, Marc Morette picked up the save, and Nathaniel Healey led the Swenson Granite offense with two runs.
∎ In minors action, the Taylor Rental Rockies beat the Concord Orthopedic Cubs, 6-4. For the Rockies, Austin Brummett, Cameron Evans and Colby Smith pitched well. Owen Guertin scored three runs, Alex Kehas manufactured a run with his heads-up base running, and Josh Beaulieu had a key hit late to drive in a run to lead the offense.
In Capital Area Majors action, Penacook Pharmacy defeated Stonehill Landscaping. Molly McLaughlin threw a no-hitter for Penacook, while Aislinn McDonald had a double, Jocelyn Horsfall had a hit and Morgan Burdick played great defense at first base. For Stonehill, Sarah Morrill pitched well and Callie Terrill and Jadyn Holmes both made great defensive plays.
∎ Concord Northeast Redlon Custom Carpentry defeated Concord National Beckett Glass. For Redlon, Kaitlyn Gleason led the offense with two hits, going 2-for-3. Michaela Hayes had a single and Julia Day played well at second base. For Beckett Glass, Lexi Patoine hit a double and Hannah Mitchell had a single. Anna Lebrun also contributed with a single and played well at second base.
MV Blue Storm Girls U11 defeated New London Outing Club 5th- and 6th-grade team, 12-7. Savannah Desjardins played well in net, while Katie Bent had four goals and Taylor Skidmore had a pair of scores.
∎ The Bow U15 girls’ lacrosse team defeated Hopkinton, 14-7. Zoe Jukoski led the offense with four goals and two assists. Sonya Delorie controlled the draws and added four goals, while Julia Landcastle had a goal and three assists. Bridget Ehrenberg added three goals and Dana Fahey also scored.
∎ Bow Girls U11 defeated Windham, 12-9. Makayla Murray and Catherine Windsor led the scoring, while Jessica Chamberlin, Amelia Coe, Ava Kehas and Kendall Murray also contributed. Kate Billow and Madeline Terrell played well defensively in front of Meaghan Danahy, who stood strong in net.
Beaver Meadow golf
In the Beaver Meadow member-guest, Jack McFarlin and Calvin Murphy shot 70 to win first gross, while the teams of Tom Lloyd and Andy Vachon and Tom Loyd and Jeff Rader were second with 71s. Eddie Collins and Dae Young Ko were the net winners with 62, while Mark Coen and Dick Baxter were second after a tiebreaker with a 62. Ken Robinson and Dae Young Ko won closest to the pin challenges, and Pete Topolosky won longest drive.
Concord’s Antoine Gisore finished fourth in the 1,500 meters for Franklin Pierce at NEICAAA championships, earning All-New England honors. Webster’s Colton Ham finished 14th in the 3,000 steeplechase.
∎ Concord’s Jenna Tewksbury scored twice in the Wheaton College girls’ lacrosse team’s 9-6 loss to Williams.
Tilton School results
The Tilton baseball team fell to Proctor Academy, 11-10. Hudsen Hagland had three hits and two RBI, while Nunzio Morretti had two hits (two runs, RBI). Zac McWhinnie played well defensively, and Josh Weinmann and Chris Stowell handled Tilton’s pitching duties.
∎ The Tilton School softball team defeated Winchendon, 10-9. GB Manganiello had four hits and Sophia Blanchard had three hits for the Rams, while Jordan Bluhm had three hits and two RBI and Kaitlyn Hess picked up the win in the circle.
Proctor Academy results
The Proctor boys’ lacrosse story defeated Winchendon School, 14-4.
∎ The Proctor girls’ lacrosse team defeated Winsor, 18-10.
∎ The Proctor softball team defeated Vermont Academy, 16-4.
∎ The Proctor boys’ tennis team defeated Tilton School.
∎ The Proctor girls’ tennis team lost, 5-4, to Brewster Academy.
Granite State Racing Team/Concord’s Running Club is a club of runners of high school age and older of all abilities. The club meets at the northeast corner of the Memorial Field parking lot on South Fruit Street in Concord at 5 p.m. every Tuesday. The team conducts weekly track workouts led by Coach Amber Ferreira. Contact Jim Monahan at firstname.lastname@example.org or at gsrtnh.com.
Tri-Town Ice Arena in Hooksett is offering hockey lessons. Classes are Monday evenings from 5:30-6:20 p.m., starting tomorrow, and the cost for eight weeks is $99. Call 485-1100 or email email@example.com.
Pembroke summer recreation program registration will be held Thursday from 6-7 p.m. and May 24 from 10–11 a.m. at the Pembroke Town Hall. This six-week program is open to any Pembroke or Allenstown child entering grades 1-6. The program will run from July 7 to Aug. 15. The camp will occur each day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Memorial Field in Pembroke. Cost of the program is $45 a week for Pembroke residents and $55 per week for Allenstown residents. Registration forms will be available at the Pembroke Town Hall after May 24 if space is available. Call 848-9677 with questions.
Concord Flyers youth track program will begin its 23rd season May 28 at the Memorial Field track from 5:30-7 p.m. All area 3rd- to 8th-grade girls are eligible. Practices will be held every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30-6:45 p.m. through the end of July, as well as a few practice meets on Sundays (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) during June. There will also be event clinics, and the team will travel to Manchester’s Livingston Park to compete in open meets every Thursday evening during July. Registration is $80 for new team members (includes uniform). Contact Jack Fraser at 225-4170 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Archery lessons will be available at the Racquet Club in Concord, located at 10 Garvin Falls Road. The lessons will held on Thursday evenings fomr 5-6:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per session and no experience is needed. For experienced archers with their own equipment, the Racquet Club will hold sessions on Wednesday afternoons from 5-8 p.m. Five-time Olympian Khatuna Lorig will be visiting on May 30-June1 to hold a seminar and workshops. Visit archeryinmotion.com.
Fundamentals of Fly Fishing class will be held once a week for four weeks at the Waterville Valley Recreation Department beginning May 31 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $10. Contact the Waterville Valley Recreation Department, 11 Noon Peak Road, at 236-4695 or email@example.com.
Seacoast Express United Soccer Fit Program, which intertwines a fitness component with soccer training, is a seven-week program that meets three days a week and totals 20 training sessions. Cost is $175 for Seacoast Express United club players and $275 for non-Seacoast Express players. Register at seacoastunitedexpress.org.
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy will be offering camps in various sports this summer. Co-ed tennis (grades 4-9) will be held June 23-25, girls’ basketball (grades 4-9) will be held June 23-27, boys’ basketball will be held July 7-9 (grades 6-10) and July 10-12 (grades 1-5), co-ed lacrosse (grades 4-12) will be held July 14-18, co-ed cross country (grades 9-12) will be held July 20-25, girls’ volleyball (grades 4-9) will be held July 21-25 and co-ed soccer (grades 4-12) will be Aug. 4-8. Enrollment is limited, and campers are encouraged to register by June 13. If registering after June 13, contact Coe-Brown at 942-5531 to check camp availability. Registration forms can obtained atcoebrown.org. Contact Athletic Director Matthew Skidds at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girls’ basketball day camps and two-day elite clinic will be put on by NH Hoop Skills, LLC at SNHU. The day camps, for girls in grades 3-8, will be held June 23-27 and July 28-Aug. 1.The elite clinic, for grades 9-12, will be held June 28-29. Contact SNHU Head Coach Karen Pinkos at email@example.com or 645-9662, or visit snhupenmen.com/camps.
Concord Family YMCA and Seacoast United Express are offering specialty sports camps this summer for kids who have completed grades 3-8. Camps will be at the Abbot-Downing School fields from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. YMCA camps include basketball (June 23-27 and Aug. 4-8), lacrosse (June 30-July 3), flag football (July 28-Aug. 1) and Sport a Day (Aug. 11-15) and cost $65. Registration is the day camp starts. Seacoast camps include soccer (July 7-11), baseball (July 14-18) and field hockey (July 21-25) and cost $95. For Seacoast camps, register in advance at seacoastunitedexpress.org/Camps.
Crimson Tide Wrestling camp will be held June 23-27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost to sign up is $150, or $125 before May 1. Contact Nick Zeras at 785-9705 or visit freeteams.net/ctwc.
Hawk Baseball camp, held at Hopkinton High School, will be held June 23-26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit eteamz.com/hawkbaseball. Contact Coach Dave Chase at 545-2960 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hawks Softball Camp will be held from June 23-26 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Hopkinton High School softball field. The camp is run by varsity Coach Dan Meserve. Campers receive a free T-shirt, and daily prizes are awarded. The cost is $75 and it is open to girls entering grades 3-8. Email email@example.com with questions or for a camp brochure.
Concord Recreation is offering the following summer camps: beginners lacrosse for grades 3-8, June 25-27 and July 21-25 from 9 a.m.-noon; tennis camps for grades 3-9 (beginner and intermediate/advanced), June 23-27; grand slam tennis for grades 3-6, Aug. 4-8 from 9 a.m.-noon; track & field camp for grades 1-7, June 23-27 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Jr. track & field for ages 5-6 (not in 1st grade), June 23-27 from 8 a.m.-noon; girls-only golf camp for ages 7-13, July 29-Aug. 1 from noon-5 p.m.; advanced golf camp for ages 12-15, July 22-25 from noon-5 p.m. Visit concordparksandrec.com or call 225-8690.
Paul Hogan Basketball camps can be found at hogancamps.com or by calling 340-1719. Rip City Basketball Camp will be held June 23-27, Girls Point Guard/Post Player Camp will be held June 29-July 1, Boys Point Guard/Post Player Camp will be held July 2-4 and the 20th annual Specialty Basketball Camp will be July 20-24. All events will be at NHTI.
Play On! Soccer camp will be held at NHTI July 7-11 and July 14-18 for children in grades 4-10, under the direction of Coach Don Welford and Derek Johnson. Visit hogancamps.com.
Shooter’s Gold Basketball camps for children in grades 1-8 will be held July 7-11 in Meredith, Gilford and Littleton, and July 14-18 in Laconia, Hooksett and Enfield. Forms are printable from hogancamps.com along with other information.
IHB BASEBALL camp will be held July 14-17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pembroke Academy and is open to both boys and girls ages 6-13. Cost is $75 for the week. There will be many special guests, including current and former major leaguers. Register at ihbsports.com.
DR. MILLER’S SOCCER School for children ages 10-18 will be hosted at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro July 24-27. Limited enrollment. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 630-5866 for a brochure.
RavenStrong running camp will be held at Franklin Pierce University July 28-Aug. 2. The overnight camp is designed for cross country runners entering 8th to 12th grade. Tuition is $250 before Thursday. Visit facebook.com/RavenStrongCamp to register, or email Track@FranklinPierce.edu for more info.
UNH men’s basketball team will host Wildcat Day Camp from July 28-31 at Lundholm Gymnasium. The camp includes instruction for both beginning players and advanced youth. Participants will receive direction from UNH Head Coach Bill Herrion as well as UNH players. The camp is open to boys and girls from grades 2-9. Campers from grades 2-5 will attend from 9 a.m. to noon, while campers in grades 6-9 will go from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information, as well as online registration, is available at unhwildcats.com/camps/mbb_day or by contacting Ryan Herrion at email@example.com.
UNH women’s volleyball coaching staff will host an overnight camp Aug. 1-3. Participants will have access to Lundholm Gymnasium and all of the amenities of the UNH campus. The cost of the camp is $200 per player. Teams must register and pay all together collectively. Teams must consist of a minimum of 10 players and up to a maximum of 15. There is a $25 fee per name charge after July 1. Participants can register and pay online. Contact Carrie Kimball at firstname.lastname@example.org or 862-2774 or Stacy Barnett at email@example.com or 862-4664.
Penacook Community Center has openings for its summer camp program for ages 6-12. Call 753-9700 or visit Penacookcommunitycenter.org.
Open gym for basketball will be held for girls ages 10 and older at Abbot Downing School on Sundays from 9-10:30 a.m. Girls of all skill levels are welcome to participate, and there is no cost. Contact Glenn Mathews at firstname.lastname@example.org or 731-8565.
Operation Hat Trick will be held this week. Sixty-one of the state’s high schools will be participating, with baseball and softball teams wearing camouflage caps with their school logos Teams have been selling these caps to raise money for Operation Hat Trick, which supports awareness and recovery programs for wounded veterans. Concord High will have special ceremonies at its baseball game Wednesday and softball game Friday at 4 p.m. Merrimack Valley High School will have veteran and former baseball coach David Anderson and veteran Chuck Houston will throw out the first pitches at the day’s baseball and softball games tomorrow. All veterans are encouraged to attend these games to be honored.
Concord High boys’ basketball program will host a parents vs. players pot luck get-together May 18 at 4 p.m. in the CHS gym. Current players and Rundlett players in the 8th grade are welcome, including their parents. Contact John Finnegan at 491-4989.
Free stand-up paddleboard rentals are available at Village Sports in New London every Monday and Tuesday through June 10. The offer includes a paddleboard, paddle, PFD, rack for your roof top and instruction. Call John Kiernan at Village Sports at 526-4948.
Open gym will be held at the Concord Boys & Girls Club for students in grades 7-12 on Fridays from 5:30-7 p.m. through June 13. For a one-time $25 fee, students will be able to either organize basketball games or shoot around during that time. Contact Athletic Director Tim Sprague at 224-1061, ext. 21, or email@example.com.
H.S. Basketball tournament for boys’ teams (June 28) and girls’ teams (July 12) will be held at NHTI. Boys’ teams should contact Paul Hogan at firstname.lastname@example.org and girls’ teams should contact Kevin Gibbs at email@example.com.
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is accepting nominations for its 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction. Applications can be obtained through the main office or coebrown.org on the athletics page. All applications must be received no later than July 1. Contact Matthew Skidds, Athletic Director, with any questions at 942-5531 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concord High boys’ soccer alumni game is Aug. 21 at 5 p.m. at Rundlett Middle School. All previous players welcome to participate. Contact Coach Scott Dunlop at email@example.com.
Central Force AAU girls’ basketball program is looking for two more girls for its 8th-grade team for the upcoming season. Email Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NH Comets 10U fastpitch softball team is looking for one or two strong 10-year-old players for the summer season. Contact Coach Freddy Rivera at 848-2738 or email at email@example.com.
Team NH Baseball is looking for a few more players for its U13 team. Season includes indoor and outdoor practices and one tournament in New York. Call Mike Jackson at (603) 577-1772 for more info or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunset League, the nation’s oldest after-supper baseball league, is looking for coaches, players and sponsors for this summer season. The season begins May 27. To be a part of Concord’s oldest pastime, call Steve DeStefano at 496-3674 or at 224-3377, ext. 16.
Concord High School has an opening for a boys’ JV soccer coach. Send a résumé and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord, NH 03301 or email: email@example.com.
BISHOP BRADY HIGH School is looking for a varsity boys’ soccer head coach for the fall of 2014. Email a cover letter, résumé, and three letters of reference to Fred Vezina, Athletic Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or send it to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, NH 03301.
John Stark Regional High has the following coaching openings for the 2014-15 school year: varsity girls’ basketball, varsity field hockey, JV field hockey and varsity cross country. Send a current résumé, letter of interest and three current letters of reference to Mark Searles, Athletic Director, John Stark Regional High School, 618 North Stark Highway, Weare, NH 03281 or via email at email@example.com
Hillsboro-Deering High School has the following coaching vacancies: JV boys’ soccer and JV boys’ basketball. Contact Athletic Director Jay Wood at 464-1234.
Hillsboro-Deering/Hopkinton High cooperative football program is seeking qualified and committed coaches for the following positions: defensive coordinator, defensive line, linebackers, secondary, offensive line, receivers and running backs. HDH will be playing a JV schedule this fall. Previous playing and or coaching experience at the high school or college level is preferred. These positions are presently voluntary without stipends. Send a letter of intent, résumé and three current references to: Jay Wood, athletic director, HDHS, 12 Hillcat Dr., Hillsboro, NH 03244, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Belmont High School is seeking a boys’ varsity basketball coach. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and résumé to Athletic Director Erica Knolhoff at email@example.com.
Jr. high baseball/softball teams are needed for tournaments that will be held at NHTI May 29-30 (rain date, May 31). The tournaments are limited to four baseball and four softball teams. Interested teams should contact the head coaches – NHTI baseball Coach Tom Warner (firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-4672) or NHTI softball Coach Kerry Finnigan (email@example.com or 860-3391). Team registration is $125 per team, with each team guaranteed two games. Contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 230-4041 for more info.
Junior Legion tryouts for Contoocook Post 81 will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hopkinton High School. Any player born on or after Jan 1, 1997, and who attends Bishop Brady, Bow, Concord, Concord Christian, Franklin, Hillsboro, Hopkinton, John Stark, Merrimack Valley, Tilton School and Winnisquam H.S. is eligible. Email David Chase at email@example.com. Include your name, school, age and positions you play. Questions, call 545-2960.
Pembroke Jr. Spartans football and cheer will hold registration Saturday from noon-2 p.m. at Pembroke Town Library. Contact Melissa Wallace, President, Pembroke Friends of Football at 568-0493.
American Legion Post 21 baseball team will be holding a second tryout at Concord Sports Center May 18 from 1-3 p.m. for any 15-18-year-old players that were not able to attend the first tryout. Any questions, please contact Carl Nolin firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seacoast United will hold tryouts for 2014-2015 teams. The U8-U18 boys and girls teams will tryout on June 17-20 at NHTI in Concord. For more info and to register for tryouts, visit seacoastunitedexpress.org.
NH High School Officials Volleyball Association (NHVOA) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the upcoming 2014 season. Classes will be held at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester on June 29, July 13, July 20 and August 3. Attendance is required at all sessions. If interested, please contact Terry Dostie at email@example.com.