High schools: Friday Night Football, soccer and field hockey results

  • Kearsarge running back John Fraioli is tackled by Monadnock’s Ethan Brown and Koby Kidney (7) in the first quarter of their game in Swanzey on Friday night. Fraioli had two touchdowns on 97 rushing yards. Hannah Schroeder / The Keene Sentinel

Published: 10/15/2022 7:42:02 AM

Monadnock 48, Kearsarge 20

Key players: Kearsarge – John Fraioli (2 rush TD, 97 rush yards, 2 receptions for 16 yards), Parker Goin (153 pass yards, TD pass), Damon Dawson (15 yard TD catch)

Highlights: The Cougars trailed 29-14 at halftime against one of Division III’s best. This was Kearsarge’s first game back after last weekend’s forfeit due to injuries and a low number of available players.

Records: Monadnock 6-1; Kearsarge 2-5

Bow 27, St. Thomas 3

Key players: Bow – Hollis Jones (35 and 70 yard TD runs), Gavin McCabe (40 yard TD run), Ryan Lover (60 yard TD run), Jared Dolder (3-for-4 PAT)

Highlights: The Saints kicked a field goal with less than a minute left in the first half to take a 3-0 lead, but Hollis Jones and Gavin McCabe ran in touchdowns in the third quarter, and Ryan Lover and Jones scored in the fourth to secure the win for Bow.

Coach’s quote: “I am pleased at the effort, perseverance and prowess displayed in a hard-fought night game at home. Friday night was certainly memorable for the seniors, which is what I wanted for them – a great win, equaling great memories.” – Bow’s Paul Cohen

Records: Bow 6-1; St. Thomas 4-3

Boys’ Soccer

Concord 2, Merrimack 1

Key players: Concord  – Salvator Baruani (goal), Donciel Yemo (goal), Connor White (assist), Nathan Wachter (7 saves)

Highlights: The Tide snapped an eight-game winless streak with a victory over the Tomahawks.

Coach’s quote: “Pleased with the result today. We had to battle until the end to close the game. Not satisfied with our overall play. Missed scoring chances has still been the story of the season.” – Concord’s Scott Dunlop

Records: Concord 6-5-3; Merrimack 2-11-1

Merrimack Valley 3, Trinity 1

Key players: MV – Gavin Wheeler (goal), Mikey Mullen (goal), Logan Vong (goal), Lucas Godoi (2 assists), Eli Wormald (assist), Jacob Baggett (goalie)

Highlights: The Pride went up 1-0 in the first half and it remained that way until Trinity was able to score the equalizer. MV started the moving the ball better in the second half and was able to get a goal on a cross by Godoi that Mullen was able to finish. Shortly after, Godoi took a free kick from 40 yards out that Vong was able to get on the end of. Trinity did a great job of continuing to press the attack, but the Pride held the Pioneers off.

Coach’s quote: “We didn’t play our greatest game tonight in the first part of the second half, but after Trinity scored it woke us up a little and we started playing again and moving the ball better. It was great to see Jacob Baggett get his first varsity start in net as a freshman with junior Trevor Simonds out with an injury. Glad the boys fought hard in this one and got the win.” – MV’s Ken Fuller

Records: MV 9-4-1; Trinity 3-9-1

Belmont 5, White Mountains 1

Key players: Belmont – Jeff Carrier (2 goals), William Riley (goal, 2 assists), Brady Jewell (goal), Liam Waldron (goal), Alejandro Gonzalez (assist)

Records: Belmont 10-2-2; White Mtns. 4-9-1

Girls’ Soccer

Bow 8, Keene 0

Key players: Bow –  Bella LaPerle (2 goals), Lyndsey LaPerle (2 goals, 3 assists), Sidney Roberge (goal), Ashley Wallen (goal, 2 assists), Olivia Selleck (goal), Lexana Farr (goal), Marissa Green (assist), Makayla Trudel (assist), Bridget Hilton (shutout)

Highlights: Bella LaPerle scored 9:30 into the first half on a great through ball from her sister Lyndsey. Roberge headed in a corner from Green, Wallen hit a great shot off a breakaway and Bella scored her second goal of the half on through ball from Wallen to finish the scoring in the first half.

Coach’s quote: “The girls scored some very nice goals today and put in a complete 80 minutes which was great to see. Bridget made a nice save and did a good job coming out of her box to clean up some long balls played by Keene. Thank you to Keene and their 13 seniors for recognizing our four seniors during their halftime celebration.” – Bow’s Jay Vogt

Records: Bow 12-2; Keene 1-12

Coe-Brown 5, ConVal 2

Key players: Coe-Brown – Abbey Franke (2 goals), Bella Lapierre (2 goals), Becca Scruton (goal), Lilly Wolf (2 assists), Jennifer Noni (midfield), Maggie Escabi (defense)

Highlights: Scruton scored on a corner kick to get Coe-Brown on the board for a 1-0 halftime lead. Franke scored to make it 2-0. ConVal cut the lead in half, but Lapierre scored to make it 3-1 and Franke scored her second of the night to seal the win.

Coach’s quote: “This was a must-win game on the road. This time of year they are all must-win games, but if we want to get into that top eight for the playoffs this game was huge. The girls played a gritty game and ConVal never relented with pressure. Very happy with the result and play.” – Coe-Brown’s Josh Hils

Records: Coe-Brown 8-6; ConVal 4-10

Hopkinton 5, Manchester West 0

Key players: Hopkinton – Annie Morrall (first career varsity goal), Elise Miner (goal), Belle Serzans (goal), Paige Prisco-Nelson (goal), Paige Martin (goal), Maddie Carmichael and Sara Butcher (combined for the shutout in goal), Kiley Ehrmanntraut (defense)

Highlights: Five different Hawks scored in Friday night’s victory.

Coach’s quote: “We were not going to run up the score on this team like many in our division have this season. There is no point to doing that. My instructions were simple and my players followed them, and for that I am happy. I was also impressed with the West players for working very hard and having a good time on their senior night.” – Hopkinton’s Mike Zahn

Records: Hopkinton 9-3-2; West 0-12-0

Field Hockey

Hollis-Brookline 7, Bow 2

Key players: Bow – Ella Gray (2 goals)

Highlights: The Falcons dropped their final game of the regular season on The Derryfield School’s field due to poor conditions in Bow. The Falcons will be the No. 13 seed for the Division II tournament that starts on Wednesday.

Records: Hollis-Brookline 9-3-1; Bow 5-8-1

Merrimack Valley 1, Hanover 0

Key players: MV – Abbey Thompson (goal), Alyssa Brodeur (forward), Kalee Keyser (forward), Grace Thompson (forward), Kaiya Mercier  (midfield), Lauren Bailey (midfield)

Highlights: MV controlled the play on the field for the majority of the game, scoring halfway through the opening quarter when Abbey Thompson scored on a rebound off the Hanover goalie’s pads. Mercier and Bailey controlled the midfield, which helped the Pride make several defensive stops. MV will likely be the No. 7 seed for the Division II postseason tournament.

Coach’s quote: “Today was another great win for us over a competitive Hanover team. I’m proud of the way the girls are hitting their stride just in time for playoffs. We are pushing pace, playing hard and making things happen for ourselves. We are going to take this momentum into playoffs next Wednesday.” – MV’s Jennifer Colgan

Records: MV 9-5-0; Hanover 8-5-1

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