High schools: Golf, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, bass fishing results

Published: 10-03-2023 12:26 AM

Golf

Concord 203, Keene 212, Manchester Central 240

Key players: Concord – Gavin Richardson (35), Dawson Fancher (40), Dave Bourgeois (40), Carl Sirrianna (43), Griffin Norwalt (45)

Highlights:  Richardson earned medalist honors at Bretwood Country Club. The Crimson Tide has its final match of the regular season on Wednesday.

Records: Concord 22-1; Keene 17-8; Central 3-20

Hopkinton 74, Gilford 68

Key players: Hopkinton – Zach Hopper (medalist, 4-over 40), Bronson Ammann (43), Adam Richter (45), Tate Doolan (50)

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Highlights: The Hawks’ three seniors Hopper, Richter and Jackson Kovar all won their individual matches on Senior Night. This concludes the regular season for Hopkinton, which will compete in the Division IV team championship at North Conway Country Club on Oct. 12.

Coach’s quote: “We really came on the second half of the season, finishing 9-1 over the last 10 matches. Playing better golf which hopefully will allow us to peak next week at the tournament.” – Hopkinton’s David Chase

Records: Hopkinton 17-8; Gilford 24-3

Field Hockey

Concord 2, Keene 0

Key players: Concord  – Lilly Merrill (goal), Ally McGonigle (goal), Grace Smith (assist) 

Highlights: Merrill scored off a corner insert from Smith in the second quarter and McGonigle added an insurance goal in the third.

Records: Concord 8-3; Keene 5-5

Berlin 2, Bishop Brady 1

Key players: Berlin – Olivia Richards (goal), Emily Smith (goal), McKenna Kelley (12 saves); Bishop Brady – Laura Yap (goal), Payton Bryson (assist), Ava Archambault (14 saves)

Highlights: After three scoreless quarters, Richards put Berlin on the board with 11:49 left before Yap tied the game at 10:05. The Mountaineers broke away from Brady’s possession in their defensive zone and took the ball all the way down to Brady’s defensive circle to score with 14 seconds remaining in the game. The Giants took the ball into Berlin’s defensive circle as time ran out.

Coach’s quote: “Another battle within days of playing each other where we beat Berlin at Berlin 1-0 in OT and four days later Berlin earns today’s 2-1 victory at Brady. We continue to move forward with two more games this week.” – Bishop Brady’s Kelly Owen

Records: Berlin 7-3; Bishop Brady 7-3

Winnisquam 3, Hopkinton 1

Key players: Winnisquam – Vanessa Power (goal), Ashlee Roache (goal), Sophie Lamanuzzi; Hopkinton – Ryan Barrett (goal), Sylvin Dustin (midfield)

Coach’s quote: “Today was not the outcome we wanted, but we still worked hard. Because of recent injuries we have had to move players around, and I am beyond proud of how versatile these young players have been. I appreciate their willingness to play where their team needs them.” – Hopkinton’s Kate Hohenberger

Records: Winnisquam 4-6; Hopkinton 5-6

Newport 6, Kearsarge 1

Key players: Kearsarge – Tori Montagna (goal), Graycee Foster (assist), Ava Nolan-Waddell

Highlights: Kearsarge trailed 2-1 at the halftime and the Tigers ran away with the game in the second half

Coach’s quote: “Newport has a couple of very talented players and we lost our steam in the second half.” – Kearsarge’s Chelsea Williams

Records: Newport 9-1; Kearsarge 6-5

Boys’ Soccer

Keene 1, Concord 0, 2OT

Key players: Concord – Matthew Jenness (10 saves), Nicholas Reyonds (defense), Finn Chapman (midfield)

Highlights: The Blackbirds scored on a counter attack with four minutes left in the second stanza of overtime.

Records: Keene 4-7; Concord 2-7

Hopkinton 2, St. Thomas 1, OT

Key players: Hopkinton – Avery Condon (2 goals), Owen Wuellenweber (assist), Colby Boissy (4 saves)

Highlights: Condon scored in the 72nd minute to tie the game and then found the back of the net 90 seconds into overtime to lift the Hawks to a victory. Noah Aframe played a ball to Wuellenweber for a shot and Condon put away the rebound for the game-tying goal, and Wuellenweber played a nice ball across the box for Condon to finish inside the near post for the game-winning strike. The Saints went up 1-0 on a breakaway in the 32nd minute.

Coach’s quote:  “Today’s match had a big game feel, as No. 1 and undefeated St. Thomas came to play No. 2 Hopkinton on Senior Night and then the game lived up to the hype. Goalkeeper Colby Boissy played an excellent game tonight, catching some dangerous shots and confidently intercepting crosses.” – Hopkinton’s Scott Zipke

Records: Hopkinton 11-1; St. Thomas 9-1

Girls’ Soccer

Merrimack Valley 1, Lebanon 0

Key players: MV – Izzy Navoy (goal), Corinne Palhof (assist), Hannah Verville (7 saves), Calli Gray, Ella Mercer, Ellie Andrews

Highlights: Navoy scored a goal in the first few minutes of the game off of a beautiful pass over the top of the Lebanon defense from Palhof. The Raiders had several good chances during the rest of the match, but the Pride defense didn’t let up.

Coach’s quote: “This was not our best game. We were a bit disorganized and did not play through the middle. Besides the goal, our back line was the bright spot in this one.” – MV’s Kylee Yam

Records: MV 8-1-1; Lebanon 5-5-1

Girls’ Volleyball

Campbell 3, Coe-Brown 1

Key players: Coe-Brown – Sara Davis (5 kills, 7 aces, 12 assists), Stella Vachon (7 kills), Annika Gunderson (7 kills, 3 blocks), Mackenzie Nadeau (12 assists)

Highlights: The Bears fell at home to the Cougars, 19-25, 25-22, 25-14, 25-21.

Coach’s quote: “We had some ups and downs and just didn’t find our rhythm tonight. Tomorrow we get back to practice all together as a team with the goal of fighting for better.” – Coe-Brown’s Renee Zobel

Records: Campbell 7-1; Coe Brown 8-3

Winnisquam 3, Pelham 0

Key players: Winnisquam  – Alyse Damato (6 kills, block, digs), Triniti Carter (6 kills, 3 digs), Caiden Carter (3 kills, 4 aces, 5 digs, block), Lucy Prunier (17 assists, 3 digs), Loralie Nelson (6 digs), Shayla Jordan (4 digs, 3 aces)

Highlights: The Bears won in straight, tightly-contested sets at home, 25-22, 25-22, 25-23.

Coach’s quote: “This was a hard fought win between two evenly matched teams. I was pleased with our composure during three very close sets resulting in a much-needed win.” – Winnisquam’s Mike Livernois

Records: Winnisquam 4-7; Pelham 3-8

Bass Fishing

State championship

Highlights: Mascoma Valley claimed the NHIAA bass fishing championship on Saturday, catching eight fish for a combined weight of 22.24 pounds on Lake Spofford in Chesterfield. Milford (13.55 pounds), Windham (12.87), Monadnock (11.89) and Bow (11.59) rounded out the top five. Kearsarge (eighth) and Hillsboro-Deering (11th) were the other local teams in the field of 12 that qualified for the championship.

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