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High schools: Week 8 football results

  • Kearsarge running back John Fraioli finds a gap against ConVal on Oct. 15. Ben Conant / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Published: 10/24/2021 4:58:50 PM

Bow 45,
John Stark 12

Key players: Bow – Ryan Lover (2 yard TD run, 40 yard TD run), Myles Rheinhardt (2 yard TD run), Alex Boisvert (15 yard TD run, TD pass), Cole Robinson (13 yard TD catch), Jonathan Gancarz (19 yard TD run), Eric Goodwin (6-for-6 PAT, 25 yard FG); John Stark – Donnie White (TD run), Blake Sutkus (TD pass), Travis Wiggin (TD catch)

Highlights: The Falcons led 21-6 at halftime en route to a must-win victory to remain in playoff contention.

Coach’s quote: “I am very proud of both the effort and prowess displayed today. A true team victory against the proverbial neighborhood rival, coupled with typical outstanding New Hampshire October football weather – a great afternoon. With but one regular season game left, we set our sights now on winning the last game on our home field next Saturday, our Senior Day.” – Bow’s Paul Cohen

Records: Bow 3-3; John Stark 1-7

Sanborn 20,
Merrimack Valley 10

Key players: MV – Travis Knouse (2 yard TD run), Travis Garcia (35 yard FG, extra point kick), Logan Drew (sacks), Sean McConaghy (defense), Nate Hawkins (defense), Aidan Monaghan (defense), Buddy Eddy (defense), Kalvin Maier (defense), Jake Currier (defense)

Highlights: The Pride led 10-0 at halftime thanks to Garcia’s first quarter field goal and Knouse’s second quarter touchdown, but Sanborn returned the opening kickoff in the second half 75 yards for a touchdown to start a rally. Maier blocked an extra point in the second half and the entire Pride defensive unit played well.

Coach’s quote: “We played one of our best first halves, but we need to be able to hold a lead.” – MV’s Joe Raycraft

Records: Sanborn 3-5; MV 1-7

Plymouth 40,
Gilford/Belmont 13

Key players: Gilford/Belmont – Isaiah Reese (2 TD passes), Logan Grant (TD catch), Hutch Haskins (TD catch)

Highlights: The Bobcats scored three touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 24-7 halftime lead. The Eagles need to win next week against St. Thomas to control their own destiny in the playoff hunt.

Records: Plymouth 6-2; Gilford/Belmont 4-3

Kennett 42,
Pembroke 19

Highlights: The Spartans scored three touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough against an Eagle team fighting for a playoff spot. Pembroke will conclude its season on Friday at Merrimack Valley in the annual Cloe-O’Brien Bowl.

Records: Kennett 3-4; Pembroke 1-7

Milford 35,
Hillsboro-Deering/Hopkinton 7

Key players: HDH – Jack Morrall (97 rush yards on 20 carries, rush TD, 62 receiving yards on 3 catches), Malcolm Klingler (4-for-6, 81 pass yards), Devin Barrett (56 rush yards on 8 carries), Jared O’Connor (8 tackles), Steven Reddy (6 tackles), Ryan Metzger (6 tackles)

Highlights: The Redhawks lost to the second-place Spartans.

Records: Milford 6-1; HDH 2-5

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