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  • The Loudon U11 Renegades finished second in the Barrington Baseball Invitational. Courtesy

Published: 7/20/2021 3:25:03 PM
Youth baseball

Cal’s 11U Renegades of Loudon took second place in the Barrington Baseball Invitational. The Renegades fell to Barrington, 5-1, in the championship game. Matthew Hermman and Mickey Perry pitched well, while Chase Thomas, Jason Mullen, Colton Magoon, Hermman, and Perry had hits. The Good Sportsmanship Award was presented to Mason Crete.

■The Concord Little League 9/10 All-Stars lost to North Manchester/Hooksett Little League in the first round of the District 2 double elimination tournament on Monday night. Patrick Fennessy and Harrison Beecher got on base and showed some heads up base running skills to score some early runs. Ajay Landry did a great job catching behind the plate.

City ‘A’ tennis tourney

Amir Alic upset defending champ Tomas Gonzalez, 6-3, 6-3, to claim his first Concord City “A” singles title. Gonzalez advanced to the finals with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Nick Bayer while Alic defeated George Lagos 6-7 (7-5), 6-3, 6-4.

Golf results

Brian and Scott Smith won the Dave Banks Presidents Member-Guest tournament at Concord Country Club. The Smith team won on the second shootout hole, with a birdie to edge out seven other division winners. Each summer the Concord Country Club honors Dave Banks, a past president of the club, and honors more recent club presidents, by naming each division with the club president’s name. Other division winners were: Dave Perry and Jay Poirior (Hunter Division), Brian Verville and Greg Champagne (Solitro Division), Ryan Phinney and Jack Phinney (Wolfe Division), Lee Blossom and Duncan Walsh (Krueger Division), Scott O’Brien and Scott Colby (Sylvester Division), Kraig Burnham and Keith Burnham (Richardson Division), Bill Ennis and John Salerno (Emerson Division) and Len Galvin and Greg Stoddard (Johnston Division).

Softball tryouts

Tryouts for the Nor’Easter Softball Club 2022 season for 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U teams will be held at Bryant Field (behind Belmont Middle School) on Tuesday and July 28 from 6-8 p.m. Check out noreastersoftball.org.

Soccer refs needed

N.H. Soccer Association is welcoming anyone age 13 and older who would like to become a soccer referee to attend a U.S. Soccer First Time Grassroots Referee Training session this summer. The training is a combination of online modules, classroom (in-person or virtual) and field training sessions. After completion of all modules the individual will be licensed to officiate U.S. Soccer affiliated youth soccer games. Classes close for registration one week prior to the class start date. Visit nhreferee.org.

Tryouts/Registrations

N.H. Lightning travel softball league for ages 10U through 18-plus will be holding tryouts for the 2021-22 season the weeks of July 26 and Aug. 2 at Martin Park in Concord. Specific dates and times are available at nhlightning.org or by emailing president@nhlightnight.org.

Camps/Clinics/Lessons

U.S. Tennis Association tennis lessons are being offered in Concord and Bow. Concord lessons at Merrill Park, 27 Eastman St., will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting next Tuesday and running through Aug. 12. Grades 3-5 will play from 5-6 p.m. and grades 6-8 will play from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Register through Concord Parks & Recreation at concordnh.gov/666/Parks-Recreation. Cost is $75 for residents, $85 for non-residents. A minimum of seven participants is needed and there is a maximum of 12. Lessons in Bow are offered at the Bow High School courts on Wednesdays through Aug. 11. Grades 1-2 play from 4 to 5 p.m., grades 3-5 are 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. and grades 6-8 are 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Register at Bow Recreation, 1 Knox Road. Cost is $80 for residents, $85 for non-residents. All players in their first session receive and keep a new age-appropriate racket, tennis ball and a program t-shirt. For more information, contact instructor Nicole White at whiten65@gmail.com.

Events

Concord High School Boys’ Soccer Alumni Game will be Aug. 19 at Rundlett Middle School at 5:30 p.m. Please email Scott Dunlop with any questions at scottdunlop28@yahoo.com.

Officials needed

Apprentices are needed for the New Hampshire Wrestling Officials Association for the 2021-22 season. A minimum of two years participating in the sport of wrestling as an official, coach or wrestler is required. Training will be in September. Contact NHWOA President Rick Ross at 396-8238 or Assigning Commissioner Jim Charland at 738-0216.




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