High Schools: Bow piles up points in home meet
The Bow High track and field team dominated at its home meet yesterday, as the girls tallied 199 points for a decisive win over second-place Hopkinton (116) and third-place Campbell (93), and the boys accumulated 161 points to outscore Campbell (141) and Hopkinton (108).
Maggie Jensen led the way for the Bow girls with victories in the 100 hurdles (18.1 seconds) and the triple jump (31-11 3∕4 ), and second-place finishes in the 300 hurdles and the long jump.
Taylor Morrison won the 100 with a time of 12.8 seconds and placed first in the discus with a throw of 85-8, while Brooke Fortin won the 400 (1:00.6) and placed third in the 200. Nora Scanlan placed first in the 300 hurdles (49.7) and fourth in the 100 hurdles. Also scoring for the Falcons were Broke Marshall (second discus and javelin), Katrina Wiesner (second 800), Sarah Bailey (second shot put), Christy Vinnenberg (third 800), Sarah Lane (third 1,600) and Suzie Barry (third shot put and javelin) . The 4x400 relay team of Vinnenberg, Scanlan, Morrison and Fortin placed first with a time of 4:16.6.
Hopkinton had individual victories from Sarah Nadeau (2:25.9 in the 800), Katie Irwin (12:26 in the 3,200) and Hannah Hughes (4-6 in the high jump). The 4x800 relay team of Sarah Nadeau, Irwin, Calder and Shannon Nadeau also placed first with a time of 10:21. Runner-up finishes went to Emma Geiger in the 800, Emily Calder in the 3,200, Liz Bernier in the pole vault and Hughes in the triple jump. Placing third were Brianna Russell (3,200), Christine Spaulding (triple jump), Amy Sharpe (pole vault) and Maya Bloom (discus).
Hillsboro-Deering tallied 59 points for fourth place. Katie White was first in the shot put (31-4 1∕2 ) and first in the javelin (119-6). Hannah Murdough was third in the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and long jump.
Kevin McCully led the Bow boys, winning the high jump (5-6) and the triple jump (40-4) and placing second in the 800. Jordan Birtz finished first in the 100 (11.0) and 200 (23.2). Second-place finishers included Alex Evans (400) and Jacob Proulx (1,600), while Ben Evans (third in the 800, fourth in the javelin), Andrew Attorri (third 1,600), David Merchan (third 110 and 300 hurdles), Matt Baricklow (third shot put), Tim Conklin (third discus, fourth shot put), Justin McCully (third long jump) and Chris Ketchum (third javelin) also scored for the Falcons. The 4x800 team of Alex Evans, Ben Evans, Sam Evans and Kevin McCully set a Division III record with a time of 8:16.6, while the 4x100 team of Jason Smick, Ilyas Aricanli, Chris Robbins and Birtz placed first with a time of 47.0.
Hopkinton was led by Brandon Cayer, who placed first in the shot put (37-10 3∕4), first in the javelin (139-5) and fourth in the discus, and Aaron Beckwith, who won the pole vault at 13-6 and placed third in the triple jump. Ben Thesing won the 300 hurdles (44.6), while Alex Bostic was second in the high jump, Slattery Donohoe was third in the pole vault, and Ben Olimpio was second in the discus. The 4x400 team of Thesing, Cody Roberge, Beckwith and Cam DeBrusk won with a time of 3:43.6.
H-D tallied 82 points to come in fourth place. Tyler Merrill was first in the long jump (18-1) and second in the triple jump. Seth Johnson won the 110 hurdles (19.9) and placed fourth in the 300 hurdles. Viktor Montanez (second in the 100 and 200), Paul Mooney (second, 110 hurdles) and Ian Robie (third in the javelin, fifth in the discus) also scored points for the Hillcats.
GIRLS’ TRACK AND FIELD
Kearsarge had nine points to place ninth in the 13-team CVC meet. Lebanon won the meet with 131 points.
Scoring points for the Cougars were Carolyn Haron (third in pole vault), Haley Joseph (sixth in 100 hurdles) and the 4x100 relay team (fifth).
Bristol Lions Meet
Winnisquam, Franklin, Belmont and Sant Bani were at the Bristol Lions Meet at Newfound, which was non-scoring.
Freshman Jaila Remillard won the 400 (1:02.10) and also topped the field in the 100 hurdles (17.2) and the long jump (15-7). Carissa Archibald was third in the high jump for the Bears.
Franklin’s Kaley Shepard won the triple jump (33-7) and took second in the long jump and 300 hurdles. Sadie Kaplan was second in the shot put and discus, and Brittney Limoge was third in the discus for the Golden Tornadoes.
BOYS’ TRACK AND FIELD
The Cougars finished as runner-up at the CVC Championship meet held in Lebanon. Keene took the top spot with 116.5 points, just ahead of Kearsarge (113).
Gabe Carter led Kearsarge and was named co-MVP of the meet after winning three events. Carter took first in the 110 hurdles (15.91 seconds), the long jump (20-8 3∕4) and the triple jump (43- 1∕2).
Placing second for Kearsarge were Cameron Webster in the 100 (11.91), Reed Bell in the 400 (53.29), Troy Davis in the high jump (5-11) and Jeff Kozikowski in the pole vault (10-9).
Bristol Lions Meet
Winnisquam, Franklin, Belmont and Sant Bani competed at the non-scoring Bristol Lions Meet held at Newfound.
For the Bears, Richard Mills won the pole vault with a vault of 9-6, and he was closely followed by teammates Liam Gove (second, 9-6) and Cody Rubel (third, 9-0). Luke Morrison was second in the triple jump (36-9 1∕2) for Winnisquam.
Belmont’s Bruce Zimmer won the shot put with a throw of 42-10, while Franklin’s Isaac Muniz was third (40-6).
In the track events, Dillon Sylvester was second for the Golden Tornadoes in the 110 hurdles, while Sant Bani’s Javin de Mello-Folsom placed third in the 200.
Bow 8, Portsmouth Christian 1
The Falcons swept singles play, recording wins at Nos. 1-6 from Zach Zbehlik (8-1), Evan Maccani (8-2), Harrison Beck (8-1), Tim Bradley (9-7), Nate Louf (8-2) and Dave Anderson-Nelson (8-1).
The No. 1 doubles team of Zbehlik and Bradley won, 8-3, while the No. 3 team of Ross Cook and Louis Miyara tallied an 8-6 victory.
The Spartans (9-3) trailed the Cavaliers (8-3) 12-7 going into the seventh and were able to put five runs on the board to tie the game before giving up the winning run in the home half of the inning.
Pembroke’s offense was led by Seth Gonya, who went 2-for-4 with two home runs, including a grand slam, a walk, a hit by pitch, three runs and seven RBI. Shane St. Onge also went 2-for-4 with a double, run, walk and two RBI. Vinny Dustin chipped in with a double and two runs, while Autrey Gates contributed a triple, run, stolen base and two RBI.
Hollis-Brookline 2, Pembroke 0
In the sixth inning, Pembroke (6-6) mounted a threat by loading the bases with one out on hits from Madison Pellerin, Ashley Henshaw and Hannah Seidner. Hannah Mitchell hit a long fly ball to right, but a great throw to the plate resulted in Pellerin getting caught in a rundown after she had tagged up, with Hollis eventually applying the tag for the out.
Henshaw was brilliant in the circle, going six innings and giving up three hits with 10 strikeouts and no walks.
Hollis improved to 10-2.
John Stark 3, Hollis-Brookline 1
The Generals (6-5) pulled off the upset on Friday night, sending the Cavaliers to just their second loss of the season.
Stark scored three runs in the third to erase a 1-0 deficit. Lyndsey Turner was excellent in the circle, striking out seven while walking none to earn the victory.
Carly Cook, Becca Titcomb, Jillian Kilar and Kendra Barrasso all had big hits.