Souhegan falls to Portsmouth

Portsmouth 10, Souhegan 5 (Monday)

The Sabers took an early lead but couldn’t hang on against the defending Division II champions.

Ian Towel took the loss in his first varsity start, going 41?3 innings before giving way to Joey Grassett and Bryce Knight. Portsmouth’s James Haslam pitched six innings, striking out 13, for the win.

Thomas Bennett had three hits for Souhegan (0-3) and Seth Learned added two hits.