Bishop Guertin baseball opens by blanking Spaulding

Baseball

Bishop Guertin 3, Spaulding 0

The Cardinals (1-0) Brett Anderson got the win on the mound, going five innings, allowing two hits and struck out five. Anderson also added a double and a run scored. Stephen McClendon got the save pitching two innings, allowing no hits with three strikeouts. Taylor Proulx led the offense with a solo home run. Sam Boudreau had a double and a RBI. Noah Therrien chopped in a sacrifice fly. Guertin will visit Windham on Friday.

Windham 2,

Merrimack 1

Despite the loss, the Tomahawks (0-1) Cody Pfeifer tossed for six innings, struck out seven and allowed one earned run. Eric Stack was 2-4 with a triple and a stolen base. Mike Grover was 1-3 with a double and a run scored.

Concord 9,

Alvirne 4

Concord’s pitching was to much, as the Broncos move to 1-1. Alex Boulay (double, two runs), Kyle Boulanger (run) and Ryan Santos (two hits, RBI) contributed at the plate for the Broncos. Alvirne hosts Goffstown on Friday.

Exeter 9,

Nashua South 6

The Panthers open up the season with a loss to the Blue Hawks. Dante Young (1-4), Roy Santiago Sanchez (double, RBI), Chris Keefe (two RBIs) and Roe Hendrick (RBI) headed the South offense. South visits Manchester Memorial on Thursday.

Bishop Guertin 3,

Spaulding 0

The Cardinals (1-0) Brett Anderson got the win on the mound, going five innings, allowing two hits and struck out five. Anderson also added a double and a run scored. Stephen McClendon got the save pitching two innings, allowing no hits with three strikeouts. Taylor Proulx led the offense with a solo home run. Sam Boudreau had a double and a RBI. Noah Therrien chopped in a sacrifice fly. Guertin will visit Windham on Friday.

Hollis Brookline 10,

Merr. Valley 8

Brandon Hsu grabbed the win for the Cavaliers, while striking out eight batters in three innings and adding three hits at the plate. Joe Messina also took the mound striking out five. Nik Direnzo had two hits with a RBI, Nate Sartell had two runs scored, Henri Boudreau and Kyle Hsu each had a hit and two RBIs. Hollis Brookline visits Hanover on Friday.

Wilton-Lynde. 14,

Ports. Christian 0

The Warriors nail down a shut out win to open the season. Neal Brennan was strong on the mound going five innings, allowing four hits, one walk and struck out five to get the win. WLC had a well balanced offensive attack with Owen Hughes, Sean Brennan and Troy Brennan all having two hits a piece. Nick Hughes and Jacob Boette had two-run singles to lead the Warriors.

Softball

Spaulding 9,

Bishop Guertin 7

Guertin’s Petra Bajdek had a stellar day at the plate in the season opening loss, going 4 for 4 with a double, a triple, and four runs scored.

Freshman Ava Therrien and Sophomore Stephanie Coulombe also had two hits a piece for the Cards, who used freshman Meghan Davey and sophomore Catherine Nale in the

circle.

Exeter 14,

Nashua South 1

It was a tough opener for the Panthers, despite playing flawless defense. Alexis Roberte, Erica Frothingham and Alissa Escobales each had a hit for South.

Natalie Ward took the loss for Nashua South as she lasted 3 1/3 innings, allowing six hits and five runs while striking out six.

Concord 9, Alvirne 5

Talia Duca went 1-3 with an RBI and scoring twice for the 1-1 Broncos. Haley Peaslee played well defensively behind the plate, and went 1-3. Meanwhile, Alvirne pitcher Kiara Chase tosses seven innings, allowing 10 hits while striking out six and walking six.

Windham 9,

Merrimack 8

The Jaguars’ Lindsey Murphy hit a walk-off two-run homer in the eighth inning to spoil the Tomahawks’ season opener. Grace Lawton (3 for 4, triple, three RBIs, two runs), Morgan Peffer (2 for 4, run), Ashlyn Cassetty (pinch-hit triple, three RBIs) and Erin Knauer (2 for 4, two bunt singles, one RBI) led the Merrimack

offense.

Campbell 15,

Hills-Deering 0

Marissa Carignan tossed a two-hitter, walking one and striking out five. Cougars Alexa Robert (two-run homer), Riley Gamache (triple) and Chole Stieninger (double) paced the offense in the season opener.

Merr. Valley 14,

Hollis Brookline 0

Cassidy Pigott and Ally Johnson had two hits to lead the Cavaliers while Sofia Barassi added a

double.

Boys tennis

Exeter 9,

Nashua North 0

It was a tough opener for the Titans after three rainouts, as their closest match was an 8-2 loss by Stephen Norris at No. 2 singles. North hosts BG on

Thursday.

Alvirne 9, Salem 0

The Broncos are off to a 2-0 start as they dropped only eight singles games. Winners were Peyton Meuse (8-0), Ashton Meuse (8-0), Justin Carbonneau (8-6), Garrett Lambert (8-1), Tom Bondaruk (8-1) and Jake Natola (8-0). The doubles teams of Meuse/Meuse (8-0), Carbonneau/Lambert (8-4) and Natola/Charlie Thomas (8-3) all won.

Pinkerton 9,

Merrimack 0

The 0-2 Tomahawks managed just four game wins, with the No. 3 doubles team of Brody Clark and Pete Mulvey hanging tough in an 8-2 loss.

Hollis Brookline 8,

Bow 1

The 4-0 Cavs dominated with a singles sweep as Nic Vahe (8-2), Darius Paradie (8-2), David Cherkassky (8-0), Max Burns (8-1), Alex Anghel (8-3) and Ben Zielinski (8-3) all cruised. Vahe/Paradie (8-4) and Burns/Zielinski (8-5) also won in doubles.

Souhegan 6,

Kennett 3

The Sabers needed a doubles sweep to improve to 3-1. They got singles wins from Sam Goddard (8-0), Kyle Gibson (8-1) and Josh Lacaillade (8-5), and then went to work to snap a 3-3 tie in doubles as teams of Goddard/Nick Marinelli (8-1), Gibson/Lacaillade (8-3) and Dodge/James Zeolie (8-1) all prevailed.

Girls tennis

Bishop Guertin 9,

Concord 0

The Cards survived without injured No. 6 singles player Margo Liakos as Alex Conceicao stepped in with a 8-1 win. Other winners included Amy Malouf (8-0), Katelyn Nichols (8-1), Natalie Sheehy (8-1), Hannah Gilbertson (8-0) and Elizabeth Janiak (8-3). Maalouf/Gilbertson, Nichols/Sheehy and Janiak/Conceicao all won 8-0 in doubles. Guertin hosts North today.

Pinkerton 7,

Merrimack 2

The 0-2 Tomahawks got wins from Liann Grosso at No. 1 singles (8-3) and the No. 1 doubles team of Gross/Abby Fay (8-6). Merrimack visits Exeter today.

Milford 6,

Pembroke 3

The Spartans (1-2) picked up their first win of the season as they took four of six singles and got two doubles wins. Heather Hager (6-3), Adrianna George (8-4), Sydney Kolasinski (8-1 and Leslie McGrath (8-1) took the first four singles while the 1-2 doubles teams of Hager/George (8-1) and Kolasinski/MacGrath (8-0) also came out on top.

Bow 9,

Hollis Brookline 0

The 1-2 Cavs were blanked but singles players Delaney Weimer, Samantha Randlett and Hannah Escadon were tough in respective 8-6, 8-5 and 8-4 losses.

Boys lacrosse

Hollis Brookline 13, Alvirne 5

The Cavaliers put together a team effort to take corral the Broncos, to open up the season. JJ Fiore and Tim Sulin scored three goals each. Joseph O’Reilly kept his head up to tally six assists and two goals. John Kroposki also added two goals, while Hunter Hudzik, Brendan Corban and Joe MacDonough had one goal a piece.

Scott Walsh had 12 saves in net. Hollis Brookline travels to Spaulding on Friday. Alvirne visits Merrimack on Tuesday.

Nashua South 15,

Winnacunnet 11

Jaiden Murphy showed his strength tallying six goals and five assists in the Panthers season opener. Drew Fleury (three goals, one assist), Jordan Bodwell (two goals, two assists) and Connor Rowsell (two goals, three assists) helped in the offensive output. Goalie Dominic Pasquale had 10 saves. South travels to Hanover on Friday.

Portsmouth 12,

Merrimack 0

After a close first half, the Clippers opened up the game in the third quarter, to defeat the Tomahawks. Josh Korsak and Jake Trahan played well on defense, while Garrett Murray made 12 saves. Merrimack visits Kingswood on Friday.

Girls lacrosse

Nashua South 15, Keene 3

The Panthers were able to get the season going in the right direction, with a decisive win.

Tallying goals for South were Kirsten McIntire (eight goals, one assist), Sarah Signorello (four goals, three assists), Olivia Johnson (three goals, two assists) and Liz Harrington (one assist).

Emma Pucillo had five ground balls and five draw controls.

South hosts Merrimack on Friday.

Kingswood 19,

Alvirne 7

Dominique Milinazzo started her season off strong with scoring all of the Broncos goals, while securing 11 ground balls. Goalie Lara Malizia made eight saves. Alvirne welcomes Manchester Memorial-West on April 18.