High School Highlights: Merrimack softball routs Londonderry
Brenna Davenport played lights out with a home run, two doubles and four RBIs for the Tomahawks (8-5). Morgan Peffer was perfect at the plate adding two doubles and two RBIs.
Ashley Turcotte had a RBI and Erin Knauer contributed two RBIs. Emma Chamberlain allowed five hits in seven innings.
Farmington 5, Wilton-Lyndeborough 4
Errors cost the Warriors a win as they fall victim to Farmington. Lexi Balam picked up her 500th career strikeout and struck out 15 in the game.
Balam was also physical at the plate going 3 for 3. Sam Yurcak and Rachel Christino had two hits a piece for WLC. The Warriors sit at 12-2.
Souhegan 12, Manchester West 0
Cameron Whitney’s one hitter boosted the Sabers (9-2) in defeating West in five innings. Megan Tupaj led the offense with three hits and three RBIs.
Callie McBride contributed two hits, three RBIs and two runs.
Hollis Brookline 6, Stevens 5
The Cavaliers (7-5) inched out Stevens in an extra inning thriller. Stevens tied the game at five in the seventh inning, with a three run home run. Skylar Mack scored the winning run on a sacrifice fly by Ally Johnson in the eighth.
HOLLIS BROOKLNE 9,PELHAM 0
The Cavaliers keep rolling (12-0) with wins by Nic Vahe (8-2),
Darius Paradie (8-0), Max Burns (8-3), Ben Zielinski (8-1), Alex Anghel and Cole Lorig (both 8-0).
Vahe/Lorig (8-2), Tom Ackerly/Rory Klauber (8-6) and Sreekar Chilalsapati/Will Pesiridis (8-1) completed the sweep.
Nashua South 9, Alvrine 0
The Panthers move up in the win column to 11-1, after sweeping the Broncos. Winning in singles were No.1 Kaitlin Fitzgibbons (8-2), No.2 Meghana Avvaru (8-1), No.3 Shrijaa Mohan (8-6), No.4 Abby Finchum (8-1), No.5 Kavya Phadke (8-1) and No.6 Katrina Tsao (8-3). Doubles winners were Fitzgibbons/Avvaru (8-2), Mohan/Finchum (9-7) and Phadke/Joanne Lee (8-1).
Milford 6, Bishop Brady 3
Winning in singles competition for the Spartans were Adrianna George (8-2), Sydney Kolasinski (8-2) and Leslie MacGrath (8-0).
Doubles winners were Heather Hager/George (8-6), Kolasinski/MacGrath (8-2) and Kami Peterson/Elisabeth Roadcap (8-6).
Milford is now 6-7 on the season.
Keene 6, Nashua North 3
The Titans lose their fifth match in a row. Andrea Milani (8-3) and Tiffany Tejeda (9-7) won singles matches, while Ashley Goh/Anjali Tummula (8-2) won in doubles.
Bishop Guertin 9, Dover 0
The Cardinals improved to 12-0 as Amy Maalouf (8-2), Katelyn Nichols (8-2), Natalie Sheehy (8-2), Hannah Gilbertson (8-0), Liz Janiak (8-2) and Margo Liakos (8-2) all came out on top.
So did the doubles teams of Maalouf/Gilbertson (8-0), Nichols/Sheehy (8-4) and Janiak/Liakos (8-0).
Bow 9, Souhegan 0
The Sabers fell to 7-4 as the Falcons finished the regular season unbeaten (14-0).
Sabers Zoe Garvey (8-6), Maddie Daniel (8-6) and Lila Morgan/Garvey (9-7) in doubles had tight matches.
Wilton-Lyndeborough 8,Monadnock 1
The Warriors picked up their second win of the season (2-10) with singles wins by Emma Krug (8-3), Lunara Irashova (8-5), Elizabeth Jacob (8-0), Ella Kelley (8-2) and Senja Sours (8-4).
Krug/Lunara (8-6), Erin MacDonald/Jacob (8-6) and Kelley/Madeline Straw (8-5) swept doubles.
Bishop Guertin 10, BC High 9
The Cardinals trailed 8-6 heading to the fourth quarter and buckled up to rally and win over BC High in the interstate battle.
Dawson Clark led the way with three goals, while Sean Cameron (3 assists) and Chris Kiely had two apiece.
James Heitmiller came up with 14 saves in the win.
Nashua South 14, Keene 2
Nate Campbell led the winners with five goals, and both Drew Fleury and Brad Dietrich pitched in two apiece. Jaiden Dupont won 15 of 16 draws, while Dom Pasquale made six saves in the win.
Hopkinton 16,Milford 5
The Spartans fell to 2-8 despite three goals from Corey Girouard. Logan Barnhill and Riley O’Shaughnessy also scored for Milford.
Hollis Brookline 7,Merrimmack Valley 5
The Cavaliers had a tough trip to face a solid MV squad and turned the hosts away to improve to 11-0 on the year.
Joe MacDonough won 11 of 15 draws and added a goal.
Tim Sulin pitched in a pair of goals, while Joseph O’Reilly, Hunter Hudzik, JJ Fiore and Blake Bergerson each scored once. Scott Walsh earned the win with 13 saves.
Nashua South 17, Manchester Central 8
Emma Pucillo, Izzy Bolduc, Bailey Morin and Livvy Kingston anchored a sharp defensive effort from the Panthers, now 10-5. Liz Harrington and Kirsten McIntire had five goals apiece, while Sarah Signorello netted three.
Portsmouth 21, Alvirne 2
Alvirne fell to 1-11 despite a pair of goals from Dominique Milinazzo and 11 saves from Lara Mallizia.
Bedford 17, Nashua North 5
The Titans got three goals from Campbell Haller and single scores from Hannah Fortin and Kaylee Hubbard but fell to 4-10 with the loss.
Souhegan 14, Londonderry 7
Tied at halftime, 4-4, the Sabers found their stride, ripping off a 10-4 second to prevail. Abby Hawkes, Clare Woodford, Savannah Behn and Taylor Clark spread the wealth with three goals apiece. Hannah Rowe netted a pair.
Pinkerton 17, Merrimack 3
The Tomahawks fell to 6-8 on the year and will face Keene on Friday.
Hollis Brookline 16, Coe-Brown 6
Make that 11-0 for the Cavaliers, who got four goals and a pair of assists from Kelsey Sweeney.
Paisley Broadhurst and Abbey Magnuszewski each scored three goals for HB, which faces a big one Thursday at Hanover.
Track and field
Campbell hosted 10 other teams on Wednesday with the Cougar girls taking second overall and the boys third. For the girls, sophomore Cassie Hemming won the 800 in 2:32.03 won the 1600 in 5:34.95. Michelle Freeman won the 3200 in 13:32.72.
Wilton-Lyndeborough freshman Sam Boette won the 100 meters in 13.46 and the 200 in 27.42.
Campbell’s Luke Gomes took the boys 800 in 2:08.78. The Cougars’ 4×400 of Gomes, Tyler St. Onge, Trevor Scopelites and Jeffrey Allen won in 3:43.30.
Wilton’s Samuel Bailey won the shot put in 47-8.5, the javelin 140-8 and the discus in 148-6.