High schools: Bow girls’ lax coach Raabe wins 300th game, more Wednesday results

Bow’s Olivia Selleck looks to pass to a teammate during a home game on Wednesday. Bow defeated Bishop Brady, 19-2, to give Falcons’ girls’ lacrosse head coach Chris Raabe her 300th career victory.

Bow’s Olivia Selleck looks to pass to a teammate during a home game on Wednesday. Bow defeated Bishop Brady, 19-2, to give Falcons’ girls’ lacrosse head coach Chris Raabe her 300th career victory. CHIP GRIFFIN / Photos By Chip

Published: 04-11-2024 12:43 AM

Girls’ Lacrosse

Bow 19, Bishop Brady 2

Key players: Bow – Olivia Selleck (4 goals, 2 assists), Kate McGovern (3 goals, 2 assists), Kendall Murray (3 goals, 2 assists), Ella Gray (2 goals, assist), Charlotte Duncan (2 goals, assist)

Highlights:  Bow head coach Chris Raabe won her 300th career game with the Falcons’ decisive victory on their home field on Wednesday.

Records: Bow 2-0; Bishop Brady 0-1

Bow 19, Hopkinton 5

Key players: Bow – Olivia Selleck (6 goals, assist), Charlotte Duncan (5 goals, assist), Ella Gray (4 goals, 2 assists), Gianna Trott (7 saves); Hopkinton – Sarah Chodosh (3 goals, draw control, 3 ground balls), Sydney Westover (goal, 7 draw controls, ground ball, caused turnover), Avery Chase (goal), Izzy Afflerbach (ground ball, 2 caused turnovers), Helen Yeaton (ground ball, 2 caused turnovers), Ryan Lang (ground ball, caused turnover), Marcella Guadagno (ground ball, caused turnover), Ryan Barrett (ground ball), Mary Maughan (ground ball), Autumn Meier (defense), Hallee Schoch (10 saves)

Highlights:  The Falcons won their season-opening game on Tuesday. Duncan, a freshman, scored five goals in her first varsity game.

Records: Bow 1-0; Hopkinton 0-1

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Hopkinton 16, Inter-Lakes/Moultonborough 0

Key players: Hopkinton – Sarah Chodosh (5 goals, 2 assists, 5 draw controls, caused turnover, 4 ground balls), Maeve Owens (5 goals, 2 ground balls), Sydney Westover (3 goals, assist, 9 draw controls, 2 caused turnovers, 2 ground balls), Rose Afflerbach (2 goals, caused turnover), Lilly Chodosh (goal, caused turnover), Ryan Barrett (assist, caused turnover, ground ball), Helen Yeaton (assist, defense), Ryan Lang (2 caused turnovers, 2 ground balls), Kennedy Mark (2 caused turnovers, 2 ground balls), Izzy Afflerbach (2 caused turnovers), Avery Chase (caused turnover, 4 ground balls), Autumn Meier (caused turnover, 3 ground balls), Rylee Magnin (caused turnover), Molly Hodgdon (2 ground balls), Marcella Guadagno (ground ball), Hallee Schoch (3 saves, ground ball)

Highlights:  The Hawks played relentless defense. Chodosh, Owens and Westover led the offense, with Rose Afflerbach scoring her first career varsity goal. Hallee Schoch had her first high school shutout.

Coach’s quote:  “Our movement away from the ball was more active and focused today, and our active feet led to many caused turnovers, offensive chances and goals.” – Hopkinton’s Gus Madden

Records: Hopkinton 1-1; ILM 0-2

Trinity 16, Kearsarge 13

Key players: Kearsarge – Ociee Ilg (6 goals, assist, 4 draw controls), Addy Rossi (2 goals, 4 assists, 8 draw controls), Adara Boucher (2 goals, 2 assists), Nadia Spiegel (3 goals), Ella Dumais (midfield), Tori Wooten (defense, leadership), Taylor Grace (50% save percentage)

Coach’s quote: “Our team worked hard for the entirety of this first 2024 game without the benefit of any practical field time during preseason. We will continue to learn and grow with each and every game.” – Kearsarge’s Katherine Bucklin Stearns

Records: Trinity 2-0; Kearsarge 0-1

Boys’ Lacrosse

Bow 14, Bishop Brady 3

Key players: Bow – Gavin McCabe (4 goals, 3 assists), Ryan McCabe (3 goals, 2 assists), Brodie O’Neil (3 goals), TJ Ingalls (2 goals), Billy Smethurst (goal), Nate Davis (assist), Sam Bennett (assist), Adam Auclair (assist), Brad Ekstrom (7 saves); Bishop Brady – Joey Richardson

Highlights: After a tough overtime loss in Tuesday’s opener, the Falcons scored seven goals in the first quarter of Wednesday’s game against the Giants.

Coach’s quote: “Players win games and I’m proud of our players for coming together and sticking to our objectives to earn a win. Our team will come together nicely as the season progresses. Excited to hit the practice field tomorrow and continue working at it.” – Bow’s Devin Calkins

Records: Bow 1-1; Bishop Brady 0-1

Hopkinton 13, Inter-Lakes/Moultonborough 2

Key players: Hopkinton – Patty Buss (3 goals, 4 assists, 3 groundballs), Merrick Chapin (4 goals, assist, 3 ground balls), Shane Smith (3 goals, assist, 3 ground balls), Kip Hedquist (2 goals, 5 ground balls), Jackson Westover (2 assists, 5 ground balls), Ozzie Rosenholm (13-for-18 faceoffs, 7 ground balls), Cam Bassett (8 ground balls, 7 caused turnovers), Brayden Crawford (5 ground balls, 6 caused turnovers), Colby Boissy (11 saves, 0.846 save %)

Highlights:  The Hawks started at a simmer with a score of 4-2 at halftime, but things soon came to a boil, scoring nine unanswered goals in the second half. Strong defensive stands and tough transition play made the difference. Hopkinton’s offense produced many good opportunities in quick succession that left the ILM squad scrambling to cover up open players. The Lakers played tough and challenged the ball every step of the way, while creating nice scoring opportunities, but  Boissy stood strong and turned away barrages of high-quality shots.

Coach’s quote:  “We showed great fortitude today under tough conditions. The team was tired and sore after a double overtime game yesterday, but persevered and kept their wits about them. The guys responded well to some necessary adjustments and really found their rhythm in the second half. I was impressed with our team leaders’ ability to take command on the field and make the right decisions on the fly. We are playing very strong on the defensive side and hitting our stride offensively.” – Hopkinton’s Deacon Blue

Records: Hopkinton 2-0; ILM 1-1


Concord 10, Alvirne 0

Key players: Concord – Alex Turant (6.1 IP, 3 H, 9 K, 0 BB), Dawson Fancher (2-for-4, 2 RBI, HR, run), Noah Chrabolowski (2-for-4, HR, RBI, 3 runs), Josh Turant (3 RBI, double), Mitch Coffey (hit, RBI, run), Brett McDonough (hit, run), Jackson Martin (RBI, run), Alex Lewis (hit, 2 runs)

Highlights: Alex Turant earned the win on the mound and Josh Turant drove home the game’s first run in the second inning. Fancher hit a solo home run in the third and had an RBI single in the fifth. Concord added another in the top of the sixth on a solo home run by Chabolowski. The Tide broke the game open in the top of the seventh with Coffey doubling to score a run, Martin drawing a walk to score a run and Josh Turant connecting on a two-run double.

Coach’s quote: “Alex Turant had a great outing for us and we made some nice plays early in the game. We were able to get the bats going, getting big days from Dawson, Noah and Josh. We got production up and down the line-up. Great bounce-back win for us.” – Concord’s Scott Owen

Records: Concord 1-1; Alvirne 0-2

Boys’ Tennis

Coe-Brown 5, Kennett 4

Key players: Coe-Brown – James Larson-Clarke (8-0 at No. 1), Ciaran Kenyon (8-3 at No. 2), Max Heigis (8-0 at No. 3), Luke Melanson (8-3 at No. 4), and Max Heigis-singles and doubles match winners Kennett — #2 doubles

Highlights: The Bears held a 4-2 lead through doubles, and Larson-Clarke and Heigis won 8-3 at No. 1 doubles to secure the victory.

Coach’s quote: “Players had to move up due to an absent No. 4 player, so it’s nice to see other players step up and contribute to a win.” – Coe-Brown’s Mark Struthers

Records: Coe-Brown 1-1; Kennett 0-1