High School Highlights: Alvirne girls soccer tips Nashua South

The Broncos even out their record at 2-2, with a 1-0 win against the Panthers. Emily Lizotte was the only one on the field to find the back of the net, with a strong individual effort.

Brittany Whiting made seven saves in net for Alvirne, including a save late in the second half.

Alvirne is at home Friday against Exeter. Nashua South is at home to play Concord on Friday.

Windham 3, Merrimack 1

The Tomahawks (1-2) Riley Streeper was assisted by Siobhan McMakin, for Merrimack’s only goal. Merrimack is at Bishop Guertin on Wednesday.

Nashua North 10, Spaulding 0

With both teams looking for their first win of the season, the Titans (1-3) put it upon themselves to secure a victory. Olivia Hilger had one of her best games of the season scoring four goals, Ari Dumaine followed with three goals, while Emilee DeLeo and Izzy Armstrong added two goals and one goal respectively. North is at Londonderry on Friday.

Milford 1, Hollis Brookline 1 (2OT)

For the first time this season, the Spartans (4-0-1) didn’t record a win. The two teams ended the first half scoreless.

Milford goalie Katie Lorden switched out of net late in the second half to score the tying goal on an assist by Abby Stillwagon. Hollis Brookline’s (3-1-1) Emma Ruvido separated the two teams by scoring the first goal of the game.

Both squads generated a fast paced offense into overtime, but neither was able to execute. Maggie Cooks had a solid 18 saves on the day for the Cavaliers.

Teresa Demaio, Paisley Broadhurst, Maddie Harley, Rachel Brackett, Sophia Warren and Abbie Ogrenhad standout performances. Milford is back at home against Bow on Friday. Hollis Brookline hosts ConVal on Friday.

Wilton-Lyndeborough 4, Epping 1

The Warriors improve to 4-0 on the season after their win on Tuesday. Janel Bachand led the defensive effort with 10 saves. Other putting excellent performances on defense were Lexi Balam, Kaitlin Loverme, Emma Skelly, Avery Krug and Ella Kelley. Wilton will face Portsmouth Christian Academy on Friday at home.

Boys soccer

Hollis Brookline 5, Manchester West 3

The Cavaliers (4-1) are officially on a hot streak winning their fourth in a row.

The ball was spread around, with five goals coming from five different players. Joey Dias, Mark Labak, Dale Jacobs, Ethan Smith and JJ Kennedy each found the back of the net. Dias, Kennedy, Aidan Maguire and Aidan Chretien added assists.

On the defensive end, Ryan Coutu (eight saves) and Andy Basque made great contributions. Hollis Brookline hosts Merrimack Valley on Wednesday.

Merrimack Valley 3, Milford 2

The Spartans (1-5) drop their fifth game in a row in a close one against Merrimack Valley.

Goalie Reilly Hansen’s penalty kick save wasn’t enough with Merrimack Valley putting in a last-minute goal. Milford travels to Pembroke on Friday.


Alvirne 204, Bishop Guertin 209,

Manchester Memorial 241

Jack Dowd tied as medalist at 39, to help lead the Broncos (5-4) win on Tuesday. Following in Dowd’s footsteps were Michael Dowling (40), Brett McKinley (41), Tyler Lizotte (42), and Ryan Santos (42). Alvirne faces off against Bedford and Pinkerton on Friday. The Cardinals (5-5) defeated Memorial and fell just shy to the Broncos. Ryan Horgan was the teams highest scorer at 39. Following Horgan were Liam Scanlon (41), Aaron Pratt (42), Alex Koutsos (43), and Jack Fitzgerald (44). Bishop Guertin will play Concord and Manchester Central on Friday.

St. Thomas 124, Goffstown 94,

Milford 68, Pembroke 67

The Spartans recorded their first victory of the season. Ryan Cavanaugh and Sean Miles led the team with season high point totals, while Mason Dorsey had a final point that was key to the initial victory.

Derryfield 78, Bishop Brady 60,

Campbell 41

The Cougars struggled and they drop to 1-7. Sean Ryan led the team in points with 17. Campbell plays Plymouth and Monadnock on Wednesday.

Portsmouth 102, Hollis Brookline 96, Kingswood 77, Coe Brown 46

The Cavaliers grab two wins and one loss, pushing their record to 11-4. Grady Sturges was the high scorer for Hollis Brookline with 24 points.

Others that rounded out the Cavalier scoring were Matt Dias (19), Rory Klauber (18), Colin McDonald (18), and Garrett Sturges (17).

Hollis Brookline hosts their next match at the Overlook on Thursday against Souhegan and Milford.

Cross country

Campbell places second

The Cougars finished second in the Manchester Central with 70 points. Jeffrey Allen was able to grab a win with a time of 17:13.9.

The girls team placed third with 66 points. Megan Whitnell finished fourth with a time of 21:49.1. Riley Gamache also secured a top-10 finish placing seventh (22:25.3).

Nashua North fourth

The Titans boys team struggled finishing fourth with 118 points. Jamie Maddock was the highest finisher in 13th (18:36.6).

The girls squad also finished the day in fourth at the Manchester Central meet with 106 points. Dantia Braccio was the highest finisher in fifteenth (23:13.1).