Exeter 10, Nashua South 7
South’s Kirsten McIntire scoring her 100th career goal, one of two she had on the day, but the Panthers fell to 1-2 on the year. Liz Harrington and Olivia Johnson also had two goals a piece, while Sarah Signorello had a goal and Izzy Bolduc had an assist. Emma Pucillo and Bailey Morin played well defensively for South. Rileigh Bunton and Abbey Rowe split time in net and each had
Merrimack 10, Nashua North 6
After an even, 5-5, first half, the Tomahawks had their way to improve to 2-1 on the year. Kaylee Hubbard and Campbell Haller each had three goals for North. Kiley O’Brien scooped six ground balls and Lily Brooks had four. Kaityln Laurendi was strong on the defensive end.
Bishop Guertin 13, Salem 2
The Cardinals are now 3-0 on the young campaign as Stephen McClendon picked up the win, working three innings and striking out six. Brendan Boyce pitched in three innings of one-hit relief ball. Sam Boudreau anchored the offense with two doubles and a singled, scoring twice and driving in three runs. Bill Gonya had a hit and sacrifice fly, while McClendon tripled and drove in a pair. Aiden Coyne was 2 for 2 with a pair of steals.
Pelham 7, Milford 4
Brandon Shaw had two hits for the 1-3 Spartans, while Kolbe Heiple smacked a two-run double in the seventh. Ethan Golden got the start on the mound for Milford, going three innings and giving up one hit and striking out three. Max Fortin took the loss in relief.
Milford 13, Pelham 0
Milford moves to 4-0 on the year as Jenna DeAngelis fired a one-hitter, striking out 13 with only one walk. Amanda Atkinson was a dynamo on offense, with three hits, including a solo homer, three runs scored and three RBIs. DeAngelis was also 3 for 4, and Ally Fortin hat two hits. Raven Comtois drilled a homer of her own in the third.
Hollis Brookline 15, Pembroke 3
Joe MacDonough dominated the faceoff circle, cranking out 15 of 18 draws and the Cavaliers took their cue well, rolling to victory. Tim Sulin scored five goals, while JJ Fiore pitching in three. Joseph O’Reilly (three assists) and Hunter Hudzik had two goals apiece. MacDonough dished out five assists.
Merrimack 14, Alvirne 8
Jordan Petrocelli scored five goals to pace the 2-1 Tomahawks. TJ Fasano struck for three goals, while Stephen Petz, Matthew Todd, Jay Lanigan, Casey Moir, Ryan Carey and Jason hostler had singles. Sean Powers and Luke Russell anchored the defense in front of Garrett Murray, who made eight saves.
For Alvirne, Donnie Buchanan led with three goals, and Anthony DeRosa had two with two assists. Josh Allard scored twice, and Dillon Bliss added a single. Bradley Morse made eight saves in the Broncos’ cage.
Dover 5, Nashua South 4
Trailing 3-1 early the Panthers evened things at 4-4 before falling. Suhaas Katikaneni forced the pivotal ninth match, taking his singles win in a tie-breaker. Amol Khanna (8-6) and Sahith Kaki (8-2) had South singles victories, while the team of Khanna and Rohan Kumar also came away with an 8-5 win.
Nashua North 8, Memorial 1
Under the challenging wind conditions, the Titans won every match except No. 1 singles. Stephen Norris gritted put a tie-breaker to win at No. 2, while Zach Rowe (8-2), Murray Mahoney (8-2), Carson Goh (8-0) and Todd Richardson (8-0) all cruised to victory.
Nathan Yeung and Norris won at first doubles, 8-5, for the 1-3 Titans. The teams of Rowe and Mahoney and Goh and Seth White finished out the near whitewash.
Coe-Brown 8, Hollis Brookline 1
Aya Kingsley and Natasha Ferro teamed up at No. 3 doubles to put the only Cavaliers’ point on the board. Delaney Weimer and Hannah Escadon fought hard in tough losses for HB, now 1-3 on the year.
Nashua South 8, Dover 1
Junior Kaitlin Fitzgibbons cruised at No. 1 and Meghana Avvaru took care of business at No. 2 for the Panthers, who made quick work of Dover to improve to 3-0. The pair rolled at first doubles as well. Shrijaa Mohan. Sahana Darbhamulla and Katrina Tsao fought hard to claim wins at the 4, 5 and 6 spots. Mohan and Priya Shokeen earned the No. 2 doubles win, while Tsao and Darbhamulla cruised at No. 3.
Nashua North 6, Spaulding 3
A doubles’ sweep powered North past the Red Raiders for the Titans’ first win in four tries this spring. Brooke Bakhit and Gabrielle Laferriere took no. 1 doubles at 9-7. Michelyn Odei and Ashley O’Young were rock-solid at No. 2, winning 8-3. And Ashley Goh and Anjalli Tumalla fought off a tough Spaulding charge to hang on 9-7 at No. 3.
Bakhit, Goh and Tumalla all posted singles victories as well.
The Tomahawks finished ahead of Keene but behind host Concord in a tri-meet on Tuesday. Jared Dyer flexed his muscle, winning the shot put (48-1.5) and the discus (125-0) for Merrimack. Ben Eichman long-jumped his way to victory at 18-6.5. On the track, Zach Twardosky rolled in the 100 meters at 11.42. Adam Thornton scored in the 200 (23.03) and Sam Bailey delivered the win in the 110 hurdles with a 15.72 clocking.
The Spartans knocked off both Pelham and Oyster River in a tri-meet. Milford owned the field events with Blly Cook (pole vault), Victor Garcia (long jump), Colton burrows (shot put), Junior Ughu (discus) and James Blais (javelin) scoring wins.
The Sabers placed smack-dab in the middle of the five-team field at ConVal. Dawson Hamele won a pair of events, taking the 200 in 24.95 and the high jump with a solid 5-8 in some tough weather. Zach Cotter was the lone other Souhegan winner, scoring a victory in the triple jump at 33-9.
Distance sensation Lauren Robinson flashed her versatility, winning the 400 and 800 as Milford KO’d Pelham and Oyster River. Liz Rodil (3200), Leslie MacGrath (high jump), Olivia Vogel (pole vault), Renee Wilson (long jump), Sarah Sawyer (triple jump) and Robyn Krafft (shot put) also scored individual wins.
Souhegan rolls to victory
Five teams descended on ConVal and the Sabers came out the best of the bunch. Ashley Barham was a double winner. The junior captured the 100 hurdles in 19.28 and crushed the field in the 300 hurdles with a 54.63 clocking. Other Sabers winners included Katerina Stuopis at 4-6 in the high jump, Jenny Ladd at 7-0 in the pole vault and Abigail Robinson at 27-11.75 in the triple jump.
Despite some sharp individual performances, the Tomahawks fell to Concord and Keene. Johanna Koroma sprinted to a win in the 100, with a 12.82 clocking. Violet Davey won the 100 hurdles in 18.0. Natalie Desilets was best in the 300 hurdles (53.03), while Mary Vance cleared 4-7.25 to win the high jump.