A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Published: 4/19/2019 8:35:35 PM
Modified: 4/19/2019 8:35:22 PM

JV results

The Hopkinton JV softball team (3-1) defeated Mascoma Valley, 14-2. Jordyn Barrett pitched five strong innings and drove in the game-ending run. Angelica Pasquali notched her first high school hit and Katie Collins made a nice catch at third base.

■The John Stark JV baseball team lost to Kingswood, 14-0. Jason Crean was hit by a pitch and had a stolen base. Nate Tower pitched 3⅓ innings with six strikeouts.

Middle school results

Steph Elrick pitched four great innings, Ally Duval played excellent defense and Kyanna Landry had three hits, including a home run and a triple, as the Hopkinton Middle School softball team beat Candia’s Henry Moore Middle School. Hopkinton also defeated Londonderry, 14-2. Elrick pitched another strong four innings in the victory, while Lexi Lawler, Beth Taylor and Duval all had three hits. Duval also had four RBI.

■The Hopkinton baseball team lost to the Londonderry “B” team, 9-2. AJ Standefer and Liam O’Rourke combined to surrender three earned runs, but the Hawk bats were mostly silent except for a Tyler Czarkowski double.

Youth baseball results

In Concord Northeast action, Banks Chevrolet defeated Rowley Agency, 5-1. For Banks, Isaac Vaillancourt and Griffin Norwalt combined their pitching efforts to only allow one run on a passed ball while David Wicks made two crucial catches in right field to maintain the lead. For Rowley, Theo Schneible and Brady Peterson threw well while Chase Paquette was solid in the field and brought in a run.

■The Geneia River Bandits defeated Bow Family Dentistry, 10-4, in Concord Northeast action. Owen Webber pitched well over two innings, while Jake Gancarz went 1-for-2 with an RBI and run scored. For Hopkinton, Malcolm Klingler pitched two innings of no-hit baseball and hit a home run. Bronson Ammann went 4-for-4.

Plymouth State results

Concord’s Deb Morrill went 3-for-4 in the nightcap of a doubleheader to help Plymouth State University to a 5-3 win over Rhode Island College. Plymouth State (15-13) also won the first game, 2-1.

■Penacook’s Ryan Boldwin went 2-for-3 with a double, four runs scored and an RBI to help the PSU baseball team (11-15) to a 10-8 win against Newbury College (5-19).

Prep school results

The Tilton School varsity baseball team lost to New Hampton, 5-2.

■The Tilton boys’ varsity lacrosse team defeated Berwick, 9-6.

■The Tilton varsity softball team defeated Holderness, 20-0.

Players needed

Concord Coed Softball League is seeking female players for the upcoming season. The league is looking for women at least 18 years of age who have previous softball experience. The CCSL, in its 27th year, features 16 teams that play about 18 games per season. Cost to play is $30 per player and games are played in Bow, Concord and Pembroke on Monday-Thursday at 6 p.m. If interested, email your name, phone number and playing experience to commissioner@concordcoedsoftball.com. For more information, visit ConcordCoedSoftball.com.

Peak FC soccer is looking for spring players for its U10 and U12 boys’ teams. The Peak FC teams play spring soccer at the NEAC Complex in Pembroke. Contact Bill Nardino at bnardino@peakfc.net.

NH Lady Cannons 18U White USA Softball team is looking for one experienced player to complete its roster for the upcoming season. Contact Kevin McLaughlin at kdmcl@comcast.net.

NH Lightning 18-plus team is looking for players, pitchers and catchers. If interested, contact 18plusmanagernhlightning.org.

Central Force Basketball is looking for a few more girls for their 5/6th grade girls’ team for the upcoming season. Call Mark at 340-1281.


Lady Wildcat Golf Outing, hosted by the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team, will be held at Breakfast Hill Golf Club in Greenland on May 17. The golf outing kicks off at 8:15 a.m. with registration and check in followed by a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Lunch will be served at 3 p.m. with the awards presentation and raffle winners to follow. The price for participation for an individual entry is $125, for UNH alumni and employees the price is $110. The registration fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, greens fees, lunch and tee gift. There is also a lunch only option for $30. In addition, there are a variety of sponsorship options for individuals and businesses. For more information contact assistant coach Kelsey Hogan at 862-4059 or Kelsey.Hogan@unh.edu. For more registration info, visit UNHWildcats.com.

Annual Franklin Animal Shelter golf tournament is on June 24 at Canterbury Woods Country Club. The event will be an 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. Entry fee is $400 per team, which includes green fees, golf carts, lunch and prizes. Go to franklinanimalshelter.com and click on the events calendar for more information. Credit cards are accepted. Sponsors are also needed. Contact Tom at the Franklin Animal Shelter at gsalfranklin@yahoo.com or 671-3909.

Summer boys’ and girls’ high school basketball tournaments will be held at NHTI this summer. The boys’ tournament will be July 13. Contact Paul Hogan at phogan@ccsnh.edu for information. The girls’ tournament will be on July 20. Contact Dala Johnson at dalaj21@yahoo.com for information.

Concord High boys’ soccer alumni game will be Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Rundlett Middle School. All past players are welcome. Contact Head Coach Scott Dunlop at scottdunlop28@yahoo.com with questions.


Chandronnait Tennis Academy in Bow is offering a free four-week, after-school beginner tennis instructional program to grade-school students starting April 29. The program is called the “Start Right Tennis Initiative” and will include an hour each week of free instruction by Alan Chandronnait. Racquets, balls, court time and water will also be supplied. Players need to wear non-marking athletic shoes. Space is limited. Deadline to sign-up is April 25. To sign-up, or for more information, contact Alan Chandronnait at achandronnait@comcast.net or 774-3839. For more information on the Chandronnait Tennis Academy go to ctatennis.net.

Crimson Tide Youth Cheerleading Camp will be held at Rundlett Middle School for incoming second to eighth graders from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 17-21. Contact coach Laura Norwalt-Owen for more information at Lnorwalt-owen@sau8.org.

Paul Hogan Basketball Camps will be held at NHTI on the following dates throughout the summer: Rip City Basketball Camp (June 24-28 and July 8-12), Girls Point Guard/Post Player Camp (June 30-July 2), Boys Point Guard/Post Player Camp (July 5-7) and the 26th Annual Specialist Basketball Camp (July 21-25). Information on all camps can be found at hogancamps.com or by calling 340-1719.

University of New Hampshire field hockey team will be holding two summer camps. Session 1 of the summer camp will be June 30-July 3 and Session 2 will be July 25-28. The summer camp sessions are open to junior high and high school students as of fall 2019. Players of all skill levels are welcome. Each session includes four days of field hockey instruction and a full evening program. The overnight option includes three meals daily and housing in a UNH residence hall. The day-only option includes two meals daily (lunch and dinner). Registration for all three events is available online at unhwildcats.com.

Pass Set Crush volleyball camp is available for girls entering grades 7-9 in the fall of 2019. This is an overnight adventure camp with a concentration in volleyball. The camp is located at Geneva Point Center on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough. The two sessions are July 7-11 and July 14-18. Plymouth State University women’s volleyball coach Joan Forge directs the camp and the staff features several New Hampshire volleyball coaches and outstanding high school and college players from around the country. In addition to two daily sessions of volleyball, Pass Set Crush offers swimming, boating, yoga, water carnival, campfires, beach BBQ and more. Campers are housed in cabins with supervision, a nurse is on staff 24 hours a day and three beaches are staffed with lifeguards. Contact Joan Forge for further information at 387-1202 or visit passsetcrush.com.

Bow High field hockey program will host a World Camp USA 2-day technical skills training camp for grades 6-12 at New England College on July 15-16. The training is designed as a European camp with up-and-coming international drills, live demos and a fun cultural hockey experience. Register at worldcampusa.com/camps and contact info@worldcampusa.com.

Play On! Soccer Camp will be held at NHTI July 15-19 for boys and girls in grades 1-3. A second session for grades 4-11 will be held under the direction of Coach Heidi Crockett & Derek Johnson.

Panther Volleyball Day Camp, hosted by Plymouth State University women’s volleyball coach Joan Forge, will be held on July 22-25. This camp will feature two sessions. Panther Camp One is 9 a.m.-noon for girls entering grades 5-8 and is designed for beginner to intermediate players. Players will have fun while learning the basic fundamental skills, rules and strategies to be successful playing the sport of volleyball. Panther Camp Two is 1-5 p.m. for girls entering grades 9-12 and is designed for beginner, intermediate and advance players who want to play and excel at the high school level. The players will be challenged with improving their basic fundamental skills and will be given the opportunity to learn more advanced strategies, position specific skills, transition and concepts of team play. For information please contact Joan Forge at jcforge@plymouth.edu or call 603-387-1202.

CARAMBA Soccer Skills Camps, run by licensed coach Jorge Pardo, are accepting registrations. The summer camp in Gilmanton will run from July 22-26, in Chichester from July 22-26, in Concord from July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 12-15. Register online at soccerskillscamp.org. For more information call 496-3579 or email carambasoccercamps@gmail.com.


A new men’s 3-on-3 basketball league is starting in May at Concord’s new City Wide Community Center at 14 Canterbury Road. The cost is $625 for a team of five players. There are three games per night and the season is seven weeks long. Register in person at the Community Center. For more information, call Concord Parks and Recreation at 225-8690 or stop at the Community Center. The registration deadline is May 1 or until full.

Concord Flyers Girls Track and Field season will open on June 3 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Memorial Field. Practices will be held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7 p.m. Practice meets will be held on Sunday mornings from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. during June. The season will cover 10 weeks and end the first week of August. All area girls (ages 6-15) are welcome to join. For more information please call or text Jack Fraser at 731-0765 or email jackf428@hotmail.com.

Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb registration is open. Cyclists who wish to compete in this historic bike race to the summit of the highest peak in the northeastern United States can sign up at mwarbh.org. This event is the only opportunity to cycle the Auto Road which is otherwise closed to bicycles. Registration starts at $150 plus fundraising. Entrants may also participate in the Practice Ride, held on July 14. The Practice Ride is limited to 300 participants. the Hillclimb begins at the base of the 7.6-mile Mt. Washington Auto Road and finishes at the mountain’s peak, 6,288 feet above sea level. Questions about registration may be sent to joliver@tinmountain.org.

New England Wolves U16 full-season hockey team, coached by former NCAA hockey player Greg Lenti, will include 2-3 practices on ice per week, skill sessions all fall with the Wolves EHL Jr. coaches and director of player development Tim Kunes, competition in the NEPHL and United Tier 1 League, use of Wolves video room and JR Facilities, two workouts a week (minimum) and use of synthetic ice at Wolves training center (465 Province Rd. in Laconia). Uniforms and apparel included in tuition. For more info or to try out contact GM Andrew Trimble at scoringconcepts@gmail.com.

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