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High schools: Area football, volleyball, soccer and golf results

Published: 9/11/2021 11:55:12 AM

Winnacunnet 42,
Concord 7

Key players: Concord – Zack Doward (9 yard rush TD), Jacob Plante (PAT)

Highlights: The Crimson Tide was not able to keep up with Winnacunnet’s ground attack and gave up six rushing touchdowns.

Coach’s quote: “There were moments in the game where it felt like we were about to start finding our rhythm, but just couldn’t quite make that one play to swing the momentum. Winnacunnet is a very good football team, but I’m proud of our kids. They played hard and stuck together.” – Concord’s Jim Corkum

Records: Winnacunnet 2-0; Concord 1-1

Newport 38,
Bishop Brady 0

Highlights: The defending Division IV champions had a decisive win over the Giants.

Records: Newport 2-0; Bishop Brady 0-2

Girls’ Volleyball

Inter-Lakes 3,
Franklin 1

Key players: Franklin – Brooke-Lynn Bedard (5 kills), Raquel McCoy (5 kills), Abby Sylvester (11 assists)

Records: Inter-Lakes 1 -2; Franklin 0 -2

Girls’ Soccer

Merrimack Valley 9,
Manchester West 1

Key players: MV – Colby Magoon (3 goals), Juliana Palhof (2 goals, 2 assists), Arianna Moody (goal, 2 assists), Sydney Bailey (goal, assist), Elizabeth Philbrook (goal)

Highlights: The Pride scored four goals early in the first half, but the Blue Knights remained resilient and physical in their play.

Coach’s quote: “I was pleased with our teamwork during this game. The girls worked together to utilize everyone on the field and improved their passing combinations.” – MV’s Kylee Yam

Records: MV 2-0-2; West 0-5-0

Kearsarge 10,
Mascoma Valley 0

Key players: Kearsarge – Ella Stocker (3 goals), Caroline Camp (goal), Estelle Chmura (goal), Thea Spanos (goal), Loriann Brown (goal)

Highlights: Spanos opened the scoring just eight seconds into the match and the Cougars netted five more for a 6-0 halftime lead. Great defense from Isa Barron, Addy Stadler, Reese Lacombe, Brooke Lacombe and Analiese Blasingame kept Mascoma off the board. Emily Seiler, Madisun LaCasse and Liberti LaCasse all played great games for Mascoma, providing multiple scoring opportunities.

Coach’s quote: “Great game start to finish. We knew Mascoma would come out strong and we wanted to make sure we set the tone early. Our girls came out and played hard as soon as the whistle was blown. Solid lockdown defense kept Mascoma at bay and allowed our team to keep control.” – Kearsarge’s Dave Smith

Records: Kearsarge 4-1; Mascoma 0-4

Coe-Brown 1,
Oyster River 1

Key players: Coe-Brown – Maggie Escabi (goal), Abbey Franke (assist), Mary Joy (defense), Ellie Wolthuis (defense)

Highlights: Escabi put the Bears ahead in the 28th minute, but Oyster River answered on a deflection off a corner kick early in the second half to tie the game. Both teams had quality chances late, but the goalies for both teams were up to the task, sending the game to two overtime periods.

Coach’s quote: “This was total team effort – all 19 girls filled their roles and I feel we finally played the type of soccer we are capable of playing. Very proud of this young team to be tested and step up to the challenge.” – Coe-Brown’s Josh Hils

Records: Coe-Brown 1-2-1; Oyster River 2-0-2

Hillsboro-Deering 7,
Prospect Mountain 2

Key players: H-D – Abbie Johnson (2 goals, assist), Lexi Ledvina (goal), Eva LaValley (goal, assist), Madi Ledvina (goal, assist), Emily Howell (goal), Kimmy Nadeau (goal, assist)

Highlights: The Hillcats kept possession for most of the first half, but slowed down in the second, allowing the Timberwolves to score both of their goals.

Coach’s quote: “Our chemistry with each other has been a huge asset.” – H-D’s Makayla Savoy

Records: H-D 4-1; Prospect Mtn. 1-4

Boys’ Soccer

Merrimack Valley 8,
Manchester West 1

Key players: MV – Gavin Wheeler (3 goals, assist), Ryker Kimball (2 goals), Cameron Armstrong (first varsity goal), Lucas Godoi (goal, 2 assists), Trevor Simonds (2 assists), Mikey Mullen (goal), Brady Turgeon (assist)

Highlights: The entire defensive line played well tonight with Simonds backing them up in goal.

Coach’s quote: “We came out a bit flat to start the game, but once we settled down and moved the ball we were able to take control of the game. All around it was a great team effort.” – MV’s Ken Fuller

Records: MV 3-1-1; West 0-4

Concord 1,
Exeter 0

Key players: Concord – Cam Littlefield (goal), Alejo Caceres (assist), Max Leahy (6 saves), Ben Masur (central midfield), Shamir Darjee (central midfield)

Highlights: Caceres sent in a cross from the left side of the penalty area to Littlefield who volleyed home the only goal of the match.

Coach’s quote: “This was a huge win for us, especially on the road. We showed a lot character by handling Exeter’s size and depth. Their pace of play down the stretch was a challenge that we were able to handle. A total team effort and pleased with the way we played overall.” – Concord’s Scott Dunlop

Records: Concord 2-2; Exeter 1-3

Trinity 3,
Belmont 2

Key players: Belmont – Jacobb Bivens (9 saves), Liam Waldron (goal), Mitchell Berry (goal), Kaden Jewell (defense), Manny Mahoney (defense), Jeff Carrier (defense)

Highlights: Belmont led 2-1 at the half, but gave up two late goals to the Pioneers.

Coach’s quote: “Outstanding effort against a talented Trinity squad. Belmont has taken a huge step in the right direction.” – Belmont’s Michael Foley

Records: Trinity 4-1; Belmont 0-4

Kearsarge 3,
Mascoma 2

Key players: Kearsarge – Sam Boulton (goal), Dylan Selby (goal), Cam Dezotell (assist); Mascoma – Isaiah Hogan (10 saves)

Highlights: Kearsarge went up 1-0 off a goal by Selby to go into halftime with a one-goal lead. Boulton got forward from his center back position to score on a nice diving header. Mascoma pulled one back, but the Cougars were able to score a third shortly after. The Royals were able to get one more with five minutes left.

Coach’s quote: “It was a great battle on the field tonight. Fast, physical and there were some really nice goals scored. The boys put in some really hard work and our defense played a very solid 80 minutes.” – Kearsarge’s Matt Burch

Records: Kearsarge 3-1; Mascoma 2-2

Field Hockey

Plymouth 3,
Pembroke 0

Key players: Pembroke – Molly Topliff (defense), Natalie Longacre (midfield), Leila Thomas-Guerzon (forward)

Highlights: The Bobcats scored an early goal, but the Spartans dominated the majority of the game territorally, but couldn’t put the ball in the net. Plymouth netted its second goal in the middle of the fourth quarter and a final goal late in the game. Topliff played well on defense in her first varsity start, while Thomas Guerzon had her best game of the season.

Coach’s quote: “It was by far our best outing. At one stretch in the second quarter we stormed their end for almost 10 straight minutes. We played with great effort today and weren’t rewarded on the scoreboard, but we are definitely making progress.” – Pembroke’s Steve Langevin

Records: Plymouth 2-2; Pembroke 0-4

Hopkinton 10,
Stevens 3

Key players: Hopkinton – Charlotte Presti (4 goal, 2 assists), Julia Baer (2 goals, 2 assists), Natalie Allen (2 goals, assist), Hannah Hoyt (goal, assist), Abby Condon (goal), Grace Hall (defense)

Coach’s quote: “We played a strong game tonight. We had some nice passing combinations that created some nice goal combinations.” – Hopkinton’s Kate Hohenberger

Records: Hopkinton 4-0; Stevens 1-2

Kearsarge 0,
Winnisquam 0

Key players: Kearsarge – Kate Cochran (midfield), Kate Dawson (goalie)

Highlights: Dawson made some big saves on the weak side of the circle and Cochran sparked some fastbreak opportunities for the Cougars, but overtime wasn’t enough to break a scoreless tie.

Coach’s quote: “Both teams played a competitive game. We had plenty of opportunities to score, but Winnisquam’s solid defense kept us off the scoreboard.” – Kearsarge’s Chelsea Williams

Records: Kearsarge 2-0-1 ; Winnisquam 1-2-1

Kearsarge 4,
Littleton 0

Key players: Kearsarge – Devin Phyllides (3 goals), Tori Montagna (goal), Paige Hoegler (defense)

Highlights: The Cougars had a hat trick from senior Phyllides on Thursday in a shutout victory.

Coach’s quote: “We were able to dominate play and had a strong offensive game.” – Kearsarge’s Chelsea Williams

Records: Kearsarge 2-0-1; Littleton 1-3-0


Pinkerton 192, Concord 195,
Manchester Central 247, Merrimack 266

Key players: Concord – Gavin Richardson (37), Cam McGonigle (39), Cam Brown (39), Jack Shoemaker (40), Parker Savoy (40)

Highlights: The Tide shot well at Hoodkroft, but the Astros were slightly better, handing Concord its first blemish of the season.

Records: Pinkerton 7-2; Concord 11-1; Central 1-14; Merrimack 1-8

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