A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Published: 5/4/2019 10:42:40 PM

Youth baseball results

Darkside Customs topped WKXL, 2-1, in a Concord Northeast game. Issac Black and Jack Barth both had base hits to score the two runs. Brennan Ryan and Samuel Hews pitched two strong innings for WKXL.

■Banks defeated Granite State Glass in Concord Northeast majors action. For Banks, Griffin Norwalt went 2-for-3 with a home run, double and three RBI. Josh Turant went 2-for-3 with two doubles. Carl Sirrianna had two hits. For Granite State Glass, Cole Hatton made two nice plays in centerfield. Andrew Hunton had a hit and stole a base.

■Hopkinton’s Geneia River Bandits defeated Concord’s Rowley Agency in Concord Northeast action. Owen Thornton pitched three solid innings and had four RBI. Nolan Staples-Roy hit a three-run homer and Malcolm Klingler added a grand slam for Hopkinton. Concord’s Theo Schneible had two hits and was strong at catcher, while Tommy Weaver had two hits and played solid defense.

Youth softball results

Cedar Mill Group U16 Concord Northeast defeated Newick’s in extra innings. Maddy Wachter pitched a 20-strikeout, scoreless no-hitter, and drove in the game-winning walkoff run. Sophia Vargas caught a great game and scored the game winning run. Lydia Palmer hit well. Sarah Taylor pitched a complete game and Margaret Sheehan played solid defense for Newick’s.

■ In AAA action, Local Baskit edged Paquette Pools. Brea Flynn had a great game at catcher and Bella Aubertine was strong at the plate. For Paquette, Anna Leon had a great play at shortstop.

Golf results

Quinn Hogan and Peter Annon had a net score of 57 to win Concord Country Club’s two-man best ball tournament. Mark Placy and Hogan finished second with a 58. Paul Raymond and Tom Levins finished in third with a 59. The Ladies Nassau low front nine net score belonged to Lori Savoy who shot a 36 on her opening. Mary Ann Cioffi shot the low back nine score with a 33. Cioffi also had the best net 18-hole score of 73.

Plymouth State results

Concord’s Veronyca Daniels scored three goals to contribute to the Plymouth State women’s lacrosse team’s 15-5 victory over Keene State to advance to the Little East Conference championship game. Sydney Dubois (five goals) and Sam Fiore (three goals) were the other high scorers for the top-seeded Panthers (10-5), who will host No. 2 Southern Maine (10-5) in Sunday’s championship.

■Concord’s Deb Morrill and Cassidy Emerson, and Pembroke’s Hannah Seidner finished their softball careers at Plymouth State (22-18) with a 1-0 loss to Eastern Connecticut State (28-11) in the LEC tournament. PSU’s starting pitcher Caitlyn Miller allowed just one run in the first inning and three hits in the game, but the Panthers were limited to two hits. Morrill finished the season the most runs on the team (24).

■Connor Delea scored three goals and Loudon’s Zel Kerkel made six saves in net, but the Plymouth State men’s lacrosse team (8-8) fell to Keene State (11-5) in the LEC championship game, 24-10. Bow’s Chase Chamberlin made 5 saves in three quarters of play to earn the win in net for the Owls.

■Paul Luongo scored seven goals on Friday night to lead the Plymouth State men’s lacrosse team to a 21-14 win over UMass-Boston to help the Panthers advance to the LEC championship.

NEC results

Tara Bainbridge broke the NCAA Division III record for the most career points (512) with 11 goals and two assists, lifting the New England College women’s lacrosse team to an 18-6 win over Becker to win the New England Collegiate Conference title. Canterbury’s Kaitlyn Berry picked up five groundballs to lead the Pilgrims’ defense. NEC set the program record for most wins in the season, ending the year with a 14-5 record.

■Connor Smith (six goals) and Patrick Stories (two goals, three assists) led the Pilgrims men’s lacrosse team (9-8) to a fourth straight NAC/NECC Alliance title with a 17-8 victory over SUNY Canton.

■The New England College baseball team (24-15) defeated Mitchell, 5-0, to advance to the NECC championship game on Sunday.

Prep school results

The Tilton School varsity softball team defeated Proctor, 18-0.

■The Tilton varsity boys’ lacrosse team fell to Holderness, 16-7.

■The Tilton varsity boys’ tennis team defeated Cardigan Mountain, 5-4.

■The St. Paul’s School JV girls’ tennis team defeated Tilton, 8-0.

■The Proctor Academy varsity baseball team lost to Kimball Union, 7-0.


Little Strikers soccer skills clinics for ages 3-6 at FieldHouse Sports Indoor Sports Facility in Bow is now accepting registrations for the next five-week session. The next Saturday morning clinic begins Saturday. Clinics are instructional, interactive and fun. Cost: Mini Strikers (ages 3-4) $40, Little Strikers (ages 5-6) $50. T-shirt included. Register online at FieldhouseSports.com, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow.

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: 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 can be found at hogancamps.com.

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 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, three nutritious meals are served daily, a nurse is on staff 24 hours a day, and the three beaches are staffed with lifeguards. Please 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 or Rebecca Cleary at rcleary@bownet.org for more information.

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.

NH Lightning two-day softball camp, open to all players ages 7-14, will be July 22-23 at Martin Field in Concord from 9 a.m.-noon, with an optional Pitching/Catching clinic from 1-2 p.m. The cost is $25 for the Fundamentals Clinic and $40 total for the Fundamentals and Pitching/Catching Clinics. Register before May 31 for a $5 discount. Email President@NHLightning.org to sign up.

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.


Peak FC Soccer club will be hosting free tryouts/evaluations for its 2019-2020 teams on May 14 and 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the NHSA fields in Pembroke. Players looking to join the club must register online at peakfc.net.

Concord Post 21 American Legion baseball tryouts are scheduled for May 19 at the Concord Sports Center from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Players between the ages of 16-19 who attend Concord, Merrimack Valley, Bow, Pittsfield, Pembroke, Bishop Brady, Concord Christian, St. Paul’s, and Hopkinton high schools, or any player who lives in the Concord area, may attend. Players must fill out the pre-registration form available at concord21.yolasite.com.

Weare Post 65 Senior and Junior Legion baseball will hold tryouts on June 2 from 5-7 p.m. at John Stark Regional High School in Weare. The summer season runs mid-June to the end of July. Juniors could slide into the first week of August. There are team fees, but they will be very minimal. The senior program (19U) schools include Goffstown, John Stark and Hillsboro-Deering. If you attend a private school in and live in one of these districts, you are also eligible. The senior team will play its home games at Saint Anselm College and is currently scheduled for two showcase events. The junior program (17U) covers a broader area and includes the following high schools: John Stark, Goffstown, Hillsboro-Deering, Hopkinton, Pembroke, Concord, Merrimack Valley, Bishop Brady and Concord Christian. The junior team will be playing its home games at Hopkinton High School.

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.

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.

Concord Sunset Baseball League is looking for players, coaches and sponsors for the upcoming 2019 season. If you are interested please call Steve at 496-3674 or 224-3377 ext-16.


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.

Beaver Meadow Golf Club 20th annual Memorial Golf Tournament will be on May 25-27. It’s a two-person best-ball with gross and net scoring, plus couples gross and net. The entry fee is $80 for members and $150 for non-members. Register by May 20 at the Beaver Meadow Pro Shop or call 228-8954.

The first CHaD Battle of the Badges Flag Football game will be held on May 25 at Laconia High School at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 and the game will pit Team Police vs. Team Fire with all proceeds going to support the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

Moose Mountains Trail Race will take place on June 1 at 307 Applebee Road in Milton Mills. The 10K trail race starts at 9 a.m. and traverses a loop course of woods roads appropriate for both seasoned and beginning trail runners. It will be followed by a 1K Kids Race at 10 a.m. The 10K race registration fee is $25 in advance or $35 on race day. Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each gender and 10-year age groups, as well as to overall winners. Kids K registration is $5 and all children who finish their race will receive small prizes. Advance online registration is available at mmrg.info/moose-mountains-trail-race/.

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.

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