High School Highlights: Bishop Guertin baseball romps
Bishop Guertin 11, Woburn 0
The Cardinals are now 2-0 on the young season as Brett Anderson led the way going 3 for 3 with a double, triple, two runs and two RBIs. Sam Boudreau (double, two runs, RBI) and Ryan Hue (1 for 2, run, RBI) also helped out.
Meanwhile, Gavin Boyce tossed four innings of one-hit ball for the win, striking out three. Guertin hosts Concord at Holman Stadium on Friday.
Pinkerton 7, Merrimack 4
Landon Henzley led the host Tomahawks going 2 for 2 with two doubles and three RBIs. Jake Mainey had a hit and an RBI. Erick Stack took the loss in relief. Meanwhile, Mainey tossed three innings at the start, allowing just two hits and an unearned run; Jake Atkinson and Jake Goodwin each pitched a scoreless frame. Merrimack (0-1) visits Spaulding on Friday.
Manchester 10, Alvirne 0
It was a tough start to the season for the Broncos at Gill Stadium. Alvirne looks to get on the winning track when they host Dover on Friday.
ConVal 5, Souhegan 0
The visitors broke the game open in the fifth inning with three runs. Jacob Grassett took the loss for the Sabers, going 4.2 innings, while Liam McGrath and Max Leonard finished up. Souhegan had five players with a hit each: Leonard, (double), Matt Zifchak, Daniel Trczpacz, Sam Corbett, and Robert Henline.
Souhegan hosts Windham on Friday.
Milford 5, Hollis Brookline 4
The Spartans, down 4-2, rallied with three runs in the fourth, the key blow a Trevor Coyne two-run triple. Sam Santaniello and Dom Palmisano had two hits for Milford.
Jamie Pare got the win on the mound, going five innings giving up three earned runs, striking out six. Tyler Gendron pitched two innings of one-hit relief with three strikeouts.
Kaito Kramarcyzk pitched well in defeat for the Cavs, as did Joe Brown. Kyle Hsu had three hits for HB in the season opener for both.
Campbell 3, Hillsboro-Deering 2
Keegan Mills had a hit to drive in two key runs as the host Cougars opened the season on a winning note. Nich Boucher scored two runs and fellow senior James Cardello gave up just one unearned run over 5.1 innings. Mills struck out two in relief for the save for the Cougars, who visit Mascenic on Friday.
Jake LeVert had three hits and played flawlessly at short to pace the Warriors, now 2-0. Junior Owen Hughes was stellar on the mound, throwing five innings of two-hit, one-run ball, striking out five. Kyler Tremblay and Troy Brennan finished it out.
Concord 12, Bishop Guertin 0
It was a tough season opener for the defending Division I champions as they were no-hit by Concord’s Abby Rochette, who struck out four.
Freshman Emma Charron got her first career start for BG, only walking two batters in her five innings of work.
Alvirne 9, Manchester Central 2
Liz Derosa paced the Broncos in their season opener, going 3 for 4 with a double and five RBIs. Jenna Bradish went 3 for 5 while Alexis Charonnneau had two hits, including a double, with two RBIs.
Farrah Cestrone had two hits and an RBI while Haley Peaslee had an RBI and Jacey Bryant had two hits, including a double.
Kiara Chase tossed four innings of one-run ball in her varsity debut (four hits, two walks). Freshman Megan Jacques tossed three frames on one-run relief (two hits, two strikeouts, one walk).
Pinkerton 5, Merrimack 3
Jess Trahan, Liz Scheurich and Ashley Turcotte each drove in a run for the Tomahawks (1-1), while Lindsey Hui went 2 for 3. Merrimack hosts Spaulding on Friday.
Milford 12, Hollis Brookline 0
Spartan Jenna DeAngelis threw a six-hit shutout while striking out 10 and walking none to open the season. Batterymate Stephanie Bishop went 2 for 4 with a double, RBI and a run while DeAngelis went 2 for 4 with three runs scored an an RBI.
Other offensive standouts for Milford included Paige Delier (2 for 4, RBI), Abby Sites (2 for 3, two RBIs, double), Abby Stillwagon (2 for 4, RBI), Raven Comtois (2 for 2, two runs scored, two walks) and Amanda Atkinson (double, two RBIs).
Pitcher Gabby Paquette took the loss for the Cavs, who host Portsmouth Friday while Milford hosts Manchester West.
Souhegan 15, ConVal 3
Offense was the theme for the Sabers in their season opener as Maddie Robicheau went 3 for 4 and drove in four. Callie McBride had three hits and scored three runs and Ava VanBallegooyen reached base four times and scored three.
Cameron Whitney went the distance for Souhegan in the circle, allowing three runs while striking out four.
Souhegan hosts Windham on Friday at 4 p.m.
Campbell 26, Hillsboro-Deering 1
The Cougars played errorless ball while getting multiple hit games from Olivia Garand (four), Meghan Gibbons, Emma Rousseau and Cassidy Gibbons (three each) and Mary Kuczkowski (two).
Marissa Carignan got the win, allowing one hit while fanning six. Reliever Olivia Byers closed with four strikeouts.
Hindsdale 3 (five innings)
The Warriors (2-0) jumped out to a 9-1 lead after two and never looked back thanks in part to a 12-hit attack led by Abby LeBlanc (3 for 3) and Sam Yurcak (also three hits).
Lexi Balam got the win in the circle, pitching four innings of three-hit ball with six strikeouts. Eighth grader Brooke Lane pitch the fifth. The Warriors host three-time defending champion Sunapee on Friday.
Merrimack, Memorial tie; Alvirne third
The Tomahawks and Crusaders each finished with 80 points while Alvirne managed 42.
Winners for Merrimack included Brian Genet in the 100 (11.8), Devin Crowley in the 800 (2:11.45), the 4Ã–100 relay (Jonathan Paulhamus, Jay Wozniak, Tristan Wood, Genet in 45.53), Wood and Genet tied at 18-6 atop the long jump, Jared Dyer in the shot (41-11) and Adam Thornton in the jav (142-0).
Alvirne was paced by Adam Dufault’s win in the 200 (24.31), a win by Paul Belletto in the 1600 (4:47.89) and 3200 (10:48.98), as well as Nicholas Spargo’s win (127-8) in the discus.
Merrimack first, Alvirne second
The Tomahawks (80) topped Alvirne (73) and Manchester Memorial (61).
Winners for Merrimack included:
Johanna Koroma in the 100 (13.32), Lauren Brennan in the 3200 (12:19.59), Carolyn Zucowska in the discus (80-11) and Jenna Levasseur in the javelin (91-9).
Alvirne was led by wins by Liz Marr in the 200 (28.53) and long jump (13-5), Skyler Bomba in the 110 hurdles (19.21), 300 hurdles (56.10), and high jump (5-0); the 4Ã–100 relay (Rose Boudreau, Marr, Kelly Perry, Olivia Lavoie) and Sarah Lavoie in the shot put (28-11).
Souhegan 12, Exeter 10
Abby Cranney picked up where she left off in field hockey, scoring goals, as she netted four in the Sabers’ opener. Taylor Clark pitched in two goals and three assists. Savannah Behn and Clare Woodford each had two goals and two assists, while Brigid Casey and O’Neil Galinson had the others. Alex Labrosse made eight saves for the win.
Pinkerton 13, Nashua South 3
Kirsten McIntire had all three South goals with Liz Harrington picking up the assist. Abbey Rowe had five saves in net, while Sarah Signorello was strong, winning five face-off draws. Tara Saliany, Hannah Dumaine, Emma Pucillo, Bailey Morin and Izzy Bolduc all played well defensively for South, which heads to Bedford Friday.
Bishop Guertin 12, Windham 1
Lindsay Hult and Emily Santom each netted three goals for the Cardinals in the win. Madi Keating, Amelia Piercy, Abby Hayhurst, Kayli Keenan, Sophie O’Brien and Abigail Ahern all scored single goals. Grace Young made six saves to earn the win.
Bishop Guertin 9, Pinkerton 0
No. 4 singles player Hannah Gilbertson was certainly on her game for the Cardinals. Her backhand was especially lethal as she carved up 11 winners from that side. Claire Reynolds, Amy Maalouf, Katelyn Nichols, Elizabeth Janiak and Natalie Sheehy were the other BG winners in singles. The Cards are now 4-0.
Merrimack 7, Timberlane 2
Abby Fay, McKenzy Miller, Eliza Gustafson, andMady Curran picked up the singles wins for the Tomahawks, who host Bedford Friday.
Milford 5, Souhegan 4
Grace Carpenter, Heather Hager and Leslie McGrath took the top three singles victories for the winners, but it took a pair of doubles wins, from Carpenter/Hager and McGrath/Sabrina Brown, to lock down the match. Anna Goyette, Lilly Hipp and Sofia Husainy were the singles winners for Souhegan, which battled every step of the way.
Derryfield 8, Nashua North 1
Liz Dion played a crafty match at No. 2 singles, scooping up an 8-5 victory, but North fell to 1-3 on the season.
Windham 9, Hollis Brookline 0
Emily Spooner played some of her best tennis of the young season, even in defeat for the Cavaliers, who are right back in action Thursday at Pembroke.
Nashua South 9, Salem 0
Sophomore Kaitlin Fitzgibbons set the tone at No. 1 singles and the rest of the Panthers followed suit with Meghana Avvaru, Shrijaa Mohan, Nora Goldenberg, Priya Shoksheen and Joanne Lee earning the victories in singles.
Exeter 9 Alvirne 0
Sara Ruigroks and Emma Beals played their hearts out for Alvirne, which fell to 0-2 and travels to Hanover Friday.
Nashua South 9, Salem 0
Arol Khanna, Derek Lee, Sahith Kaki, Anish Mahendraker, Ashok Arun and Suhaas Kineni all had singles wins for South, which continued its perfect start at 3-0.
Nashua North 6, Derryfield 3
The Titans are certainly a hearty bunch, fighting off the chill and the wind to move to 2-1 on the year. Nathan Yeung, Stephen Norris, Zack Rowe and Seth White swept the bottom four singles matches to power the victory. North hosts Memorial on Friday.
Pinkerton 8, Bishop Guertin 1
The doubles team of Evan Butler and Kevin Stinson provided the lone ray of sunshine in this one for the Cardinals.
Londonderry 9, Merrimack 0
Jay Hayes and Ryan Leo fought a brave battle at first doubles, losing 7-9, as Merrimack dropped its season opener to the 2-0 Lancers.
Hollis Brookline 6, Windham 3
Nic Vahe, Darius Paradie and Max Burns all posted singles victories for the Cavaliers, who bump to 3-0 and travel to Pembroke on Friday.
Souhegan 9, Milford 0
Matt Lapsley, Sam Goddard, Kyle Gibson, Dale Estes, Josh Lacaillade and Michael Dodge all posted singles victories as the Sabers moved to 2-0. Milford fell to 1-2 in the campaign.
Exeter 9, Alvirne 0
Chris Notola and Ben Butenas made their opponents work hard in singles with excellent efforts in defeat for the Broncos.