Sports roundup

Last modified: 1/25/2012 12:00:00 AM
JV results

The Pembroke JV boys' basketball team knocked off MV, 50-46. Connor Boucher netted 23 points to lead the Spartans and Vinny Dustin chipped in nine points.

• The Coe-Brown JV boys' basketball team beat Sanborn, 73-28. Michael West had a team-high 13 points, while Tucker Hayford had 10 points and 10 rebounds and Alec Zollman scored 11 points.

• The Hopkinton JV girls' basketball team beat Monadnock, 42-34. Madi Bergethon led all scorers with 11 points. Sarah Ewing (eight), Sloane White (seven) and Tessa Garlow (six) also chipped in offensively. Mary Hardenberg, Caitlin Reidy and Steph Kellechey had strong games off the bench.

• The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys' basketball team fell to Campbell, 52-33. Mike Legare led H-D with seven points and six boards. Ricky LeBlanc (six points, six rebounds), Patrick Sweeney (six points), Max Parenteau (five points), Austin Murdough (five points) and Troy Girard (four points) also played well.

• The Hillsboro-Deering JV girls' basketball team lost to Campbell, 31-22. Brianna Dumeny scored eight points, while Taylor Burrows also played well.

• The Pembroke Academy JV girls' basketball team lost to Merrimack Valley, 52-26.

Reserve results

The Pembroke Academy girls' reserve basketball team defeated Bedford, 31-28. The Spartans come-from-behind win was sparked by Jen O'Brien's strong play.

Unified basketball

The Concord High School unified basketball team lost on the road to Plymouth in a well-played game, 36-21. The Tide had offensive help from Connor Reid, who started out the game with a 3-pointer and a steal on the defensive end from Justin Wilson. The Tide's final home game is Jan. 31 at 3:45 pm.

Middle school results

The Hopkinton Middle School boys' basketball team (6-4) fell to Lebanon, 61-37. Henry Yianakopolos led the way for the Hawks with 11 points, while Jacob Rockwood added eight points and Jacob Walling played well.

• The Concord Christian Academy girls' basketball team defeated Allenstown, 41-26. Alexandra Killinger led Concord Christian with 12 points, eight steals and four rebounds. Lily Rivera contributed with 11 points, five steals and four rebounds, and Rebekah Johnson added six points, two steals and eight rebounds.

New Hampton results

The New Hampton School varsity girls' hockey team lost to Brewster Academy, 3-0. Kelsey Corcoran and Abby Rutt played well on defense. Alisha Gilbert and Dempsey Arsenault showed a lot of effort in the game. Goaltender Nicole Magee had great saves for the Huskies.

• The New Hampton School boys' B basketball team (7-4) defeated the Winchendon School, 63-49. Jamal Mitchell (24 points, 10 rebounds), Carter Dillon (20 points, 10 rebounds) and Matt Dean (12 rebounds) played well for the Huskies.

Tilton results

The Tilton School boys' basketball team knocked off Arlington Country Day (of Florida), 68-53, in the last game of the Mountaineer Classic in Morgantown, W.Va., as senior Georges Niang hit the 2,000-point milestone for his career. Niang finished with 29 points and eight rebounds as Tilton improved to 17-3. Nerlens Noel contributed 20 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three blocks.

Gymnastics results

The Granite State Gymnastics boys team traveled to Allentown, Pa., over the weekend to compete in the Brian Babcock Invitational at the Parkettes National Training Center.

Level 10

Jack Kirsch (Concord) finished 11th among 52 competitors in the 16-and-older division on the pommel horse. Griffin Antle (Warner) finished 23rd in the same event. In the 14-15 age bracket, Charlie Lipscomb (Bow) finished ninth among 35 competitors on the pommel horse.

Level 7

Jakob Murray finished fifth on floor, ninth on parallel bars and eighth overall for the 10-11-year-old division. Ben Sky (Concord) placed first on rings, second on parallel bars and fifth overall in the 12-and-older division.

Level 6

Brandon Lee (Candia) placed sixth on the floor, rings, parallel bars and overall in the 8-9-year-old division. In the 10-11-year-old bracket, Brett Provost (Bow) placed fifth on floor and parallel bars and eighth overall among 43 competitors. The Level 6 team, consisting of Lee, Provost and Mark Galvin (Concord) finished fifth overall among 20 teams.

Swimming results

The Manchester Swim Team swam at MIT the weekend of Jan. 14-15, competing against 18 teams from throughout New England.

13 & Over

Alaina Pribis of Concord took second in the 500 freestyle, fourth in the 200 breaststroke, fifth in the 100 breaststroke and seventh in the 200 freestyle. Older brother Carter took first in the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle and 200 individual medley, along with second in the 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 500 freestyle and third in the 200 freestyle.

12 & Under

Kathleen Golding of Concord took first in the 200 freestyle and 200 individual medley, second in the 50 and 100 freestyle, third in the 100 butterfly, fourth in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 backstroke and fifth in the 100 backstroke. Katie Jenkins of Bow had a fifth-place finish in the 200 butterfly and a seventh-place finish in the 100 butterfly.

Plymouth State results

The Plymouth State University women's basketball team fell to Southern Maine, 86-53. Sam Monohon (14 points), Michaela Galvin (13 points) and Kellie Walsh (11 points) led the charge for the Panthers.

• The Plymouth State men's basketball team defeated Southern Maine, 72-59. Petey Skevas (15 points), Pembroke's Sheldon Benson (13 points), Jesse Sabolis (11 points) and Kyle Walker (10 points) paced the Panthers.

Colby-Sawyer results

The Colby-Sawyer College men's basketball team avenged an earlier season loss to Framingham by defeating the Rams, 69-65. Will Bardaglio led five Chargers in double figures with 16 points. Koang Thok (12 points), Mike Dias (11 points, 10 rebounds), Stephen Thorpe (11 points) and Kyle Nelson (10 points) powered the Colby-Sawyer offense.


Merrimack Valley Youth

Baseball and Softball will hold signups today from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Penacook Community Center on Community Drive in Penacook. Cost is $60 per player.

Concord American LL

will hold registration for the 2012 baseball season today at Walker School. Boundaries include Concord, Hopkinton and Merrimack Valley. Contact Joe Russell at 234-0759.

belmont baseball

will be holding signups for the upcoming Cal Ripken season for boys and girls ages 5-12 from Belmont and Canterbury. Registrations are Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Belmont Elementary, Feb. 2 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Canterbury Elementary, Feb. 4 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Belmont Elementary, Feb. 9 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Belmont Elementary, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Belmont Middle School, and March 8 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Belmont Elementary. Contact Chuck Taylor at

Youngsville baseball

signups will be held at the Auburn Village School, 11 Eaton Hill Road, Auburn Feb. 11 from 9 a.m.-noon. You can also sign up online at

Concord Crush lacrosse

signups are being held for boys and girls in age groups U-9 through U-15. Sign up through Concord Recreation ( or call 225-8690). The deadline for signups is Feb. 17. Visit

Bow Invitational Basketball

is accepting registrations for the 27th tournament held the weekends of Feb. 24-26 and March 2-4. Divisions are for 5th- and 6th-grade boys and girls and 7th- and 8th-grade boys and girls. Double elimination tournament with all teams guaranteed at least two games. Visit or contact Andrew Bushnell at

Adult indoor softball

league will be held March 7-April 18 at Concord Sports Center on Wednesdays from 8 p.m.-midnight, with 60-minute slow-pitch games. Each team must have a minimum of 10 players. Cost is $500 per team per session. Visit or call 224-1655.

Seacoast Basketball

registrations are being taken for the 63rd annual Seacoast Basketball Tournament at the Connie Bean Center in Portsmouth, to be held March 21-April 15. The tournament will feature grades 5-10 boys, 5-8 girls, high school boys and girls, and a men's division. Entry fee is $175 except for the men's division which is $200. Contact Peter Goodwin at or 812-7566, or Mike Young at

Skating programs

at Tri-Town Ice Arena in Hooksett are open for registration. Learn to Skate costs $78, Mini Monarchs(Learn to Play Hockey) is $139, Mite Development (birth years 2003-07) is $289 for season, and House League (birth years 1995-2002) is $350 for season. Also, daily public skating will be available throughout the winter months and extended times will be available during the holiday week. Check

Express Soccer Club

in Concord is holding open tryouts to supplement its spring team rosters. Boys and girls ages U10 through U14 will attend Saturday mornings in January at the Concord Sports Center. Contact Connie Colton at admin@expresssc,org to register and confirm the schedule. Visit

Revs soccer

will be holding tryouts for its U14 boys' spring team. Email for tryout information. The Revs are an Adidas-sponsored organization with licensed coaches based out of Pembroke, Epsom, Pittsfield, Barnstead and elsewhere.

Coaches needed

Bishop Brady High

School is looking for a varsity boys' lacrosse head coach and a varsity girls' lacrosse head coach for the 2011-12 school year. Email a cover letter, resume and three letters of reference to Fred Vezina, Athletic Director, at or send it to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, NH 03301.

John Stark Regional High

School has the following coaching openings for the 2011-12 school year: boys' varsity lacrosse and boys' JV lacrosse. The school also has openings for the 2012-2013 school year with boys' JV soccer and football assistant. Send a current resume, letter of interest and three current letters of reference to Mark Searles, Athletic Director, John Stark Regional High School, 618 North Stark Highway, Weare, NH 03281 or via email to

Hillsboro-Deering High

School has an opening for head boys' soccer coach. Candidates should send a letter of intent, resume and three references to: Jay Wood / Athletic Director, Hillsboro-Deering HS, 12 Hillcat Drive, Hillsboro, NH 03244, or email to

Express Soccer Club

is seeking coaches for both the spring season and for the following year. Contact the ESC Executive Director at Visit

Players needed

NH Comets softball

Blue U14 team is looking for one position player to complete the roster, while the U16 team is also looking for players to complete the team. The teams practice weekly during the off-season and play seven tournaments during June and July. Check or contact Bill Santis at 491-5315 for the U14 team, and Rick Ladd at 490-8656 or for the U16 openings.

Wildcat Baseball Club

is looking for players for its U-13 and U-14 teams. The teams play a 40- to 50-game schedule. Contact Coach Tim Allen at 547-0838 or visit


Skating programs

- Learn to Skate and Open Skate - will take place Sundays through Feb. 19 from 2-4 p.m. at the New Hampton Lindsay Arena. There is no charge and the skating is open to all ages. Contact Rosemary Brewster at 677-3445 or

Wildcat gymnastics

classes will be offered by the University of New Hampshire gymnastics program on Wednesdays, March 21-May 9 for children in kindergarten through junior high. Cost is $90 plus a $20 registration fee. Class time will be 4-5 p.m. for boys and girls, and 5-6 p.m. for girls only. Contact Melanie Brown at 862-4148 or

Indoor lacrosse

program for beginner/intermediate players will be held weekly by Blue Storm Sports at the Bow Fieldhouse. Age groups are U12, U14 and U15 (beginners only). You may either pay by the week ($15) or get a discounted pro-rated price. Reservations need to be made one week in advance. Basic shooting and cradling skills are the primary function of this program. Contact

X-c ski lessons

are available for new skiers and those looking to improve their technique. Lessons are available in both classic and skating techniques. Group, private or semi-private lessons can be scheduled at your convenience. Contact Al Herschlag at 224-6086 or email

Swim lessons

are being offered for children 6 months and older in Loudon. Private and group lessons are available. Visit or call 724-7484.

Basketball skills

and fundamental sessions, put on by Scott Drapeau, a former Merrimack Valley High and University of New Hampshire basketball standout, will be conducted for boys and girls in grades 3-8. Sessions will be held from spring to late summer. Contact Drapeau at hdrepeau'


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