High schools: Concord golf defeats defending champs Exeter; girls’ soccer and field hockey results

Published: 09-08-2023 12:07 AM


Concord 189, Exeter 196, Salem 214, Manchester Memorial 228

Key players: Concord – Gavin Richardson (36), Zach Nelson (36), Keller Ramshaw (38), Alex Pelletier (40), Dave Bourgeois (40); Exeter – Jascha Johnston (medalist, 33)

Highlights: The Tide defeated defending champions Exeter on the Blue Hawks’ home course at Exeter Country Club.

Records: Concord 8-0; Exeter 5-1; Salem 2-7; Memorial 1-11

Girls’ Soccer

Bow 3, Laconia 1

Key players: Bow – Sidney Roberge (goal, play in the midfield), Cara Van Dyke (2 goals), Brylie Gelinas (first varsity assist), Olivia Selleck (assist, midfield play), Lexi Insana (midfield), Leah Gallier (midfield), Ella Trefethen (midfield), Anna Zerba (midfield), Abby Foote (defense), Charlotte Larochelle (defense), Anna Fellers (defense), Kendall Murray (defense), Maeve Nadzan (defense), Julianna Lampman (defense)

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Highlights: Roberge hit a shot from 35 yards out to start the scoring about 13:30 into the first half. Van Dyke scored in a scramble in front of the net to make it 2-0. Gelinas sent a through ball to Selleck, who crossed it to Van Dyke for her second goal of the game. 

Coach’s quote: “I thought our midfield passing was very good today and our defense did an excellent job. Much better energy in the second half against a very organized Laconia team who made us work for everything. We need to play with the second half energy for 80 minutes. Very impressed with Laconia’s effort and game tonight.” – Bow’s Jay Vogt

Records: Bow 3-0; Laconia 3-1

Field Hockey

Pembroke 6, ConVal 0

Key players: Pembroke – Phoebe Morris (2 goals), Ashlyn Barker (2 goals), Riley Caron (goal), Meredith Kiander (goal)

Highlights: The Spartans erupted for four goals in the first quarter and bottled up the Cougars’ attack, not allowing a single shot on goal all game.

Coach’s quote: “It was a great team effort. The girls are getting better at looking for each other and playing as a unit on offense and defense.” – Pembroke’s Steve Langevin

Records: Pembroke 2-3; ConVal 1-4

Kearsarge 4, Winnisquam 2

Key players: Kearsarge – Tori Wooten (passing, intensity), Abby Bradbury (goal, assist), Ava Valle (goal), Ella Dumais (goal), Chloe Dube (goal), Tori Montagna (assist), Graycee Foster (assist), Stelle Syvertsen

Coach’s quote: “We walked away from the Conant game knowing we had to work on our passes and field positioning, and tonight they showed a lot of growth in those areas. I was also encouraged to have our scoring spread among so many players.” – Kearsarge’s Chelsea Williams

Records: Kearsarge 3-1; Winnisquam 0-4