High School Highlights: Bishop Guertin boys basketball romps

AndrewArika led a balanced Guertin attack with 10 points, but this one was all about the defense as the Cardinals moved to 4-6 on the year.

Kyle Baker, Max Matarazzo and Austin Hiscoe all netted seven points apiece for BG.

St. Thomas 67,

Campbell 59

The Cougars got 23 from Jonah Crema and 13 from Carter Vedrani. Campbell, which has dropped two of the last three. falls to 9-2 with the loss, while St. Thomas is now 7-3.

John Stark 62,

Milford 55

The Generals controlled the boards to help drop the Spartans to 5-5. Max Fortin led the way for the Spartans with 20 points while Christian Jones had 18.

Londonderry 43, Merrimack 40

The Tomahawks have now lost five straight and tumble to 2-8 on the season. Friday night, Bishop Guertin comes to town with Merrimack looking to halt the skid on its own home court.

Girls basketball

Campbell 58

St. Thomas 34

Sophomore Tori Allen dominated with 24 points and senior Meghan Gibbons had 20 points.

Sophomore Riley Gamache chipped in eight for Campbell, now 7-6. Caedran Sullivan and Catherine Carignan were strong off the glass for the Cougars, who host Hopkinton on Friday.

Salem 82,

Nashua North 48

Arianna Motivala scored 11 points, while Jaden Smith and Peyton Ryan pitched in nine apiece for the Titans, who fell behind 11-0 out of the gate and never recovered, dropping to 2-10 on the year.

Wrestling

Bishop Guertin 46, Hollis Brookline 26

Jesse Brochu Steve Bouchard, Sack Rioux, Dan Franco, Anthony Dowd and Nick Connerty scored wins by fall for the Cardinals in their toughest Division II test of the year.

Andrew Ha scored a thrilling 2-1 overtime decision, while Matt Frechette and James Murphy each battled the full six minutes and came up with Guertin wins.

Troy Moscatelli had the lone Cavaliers’ pin of the night, while Seth Ponders and Owen MacMillan had wins via decision.

Londonderry 72, Alvirne 12

Jackson McGovern and Cam Pedi were the lone point scorers for the Broncos, accepting forfeit wins at the two lowest weight classes.

Boys hockey

South-Pelham 5, Salem 5 OT

Joe Moore had a pair of goals while Riley Nutter had a goal and an assist but the Kings had to set for a tie despite being up 4-2 after 2 periods.

Johnny Pinksten and Chris Skelley also scored for the locals, now 6-6-1.

HB-Derryfield 1, K’sarge-Plymouth 0

Sal Vella scored an unassisted, short-handed goal in the first period and that would be the lone goal of the game.

HBDS improves to 7-4 with the win.

Pinkerton 3,

Bishop Guertin 1

Derek Amaral netted the Cardinals’ goal in the loss. Pinkerton, with its fourth straight win, moves to 11-1 on the year.

Guertin falls back to the .500 mark at 6-6 after its fourth defeat in five games.

Windham 9,

North-Souhegan 2

The Saber-Kings drop to 2-10 with their eighth straight defeat.

North-Souhegan will try again on Saturday but it won’t get any easier as powerhouse Bedford comes to Conway Arena Saturday at 3:40.