Warriors hope to get Claire his 500th career win

SOFTBALL

WLC’S CLAIRE GOES

FOR WIN NO. 500

Wilton-Lyndeborough coach Denny Claire can get his 500th career victory today if his team at home can avenge an earlier 2-0 loss to Farmington.

On Monday the Warriors (12-1) got him No. 499 with a tight 9-8 win over Sunapee, after leading comfortably 8-1 after five innings.

The Warriors had 16 hits paced by Emma Skelly (4 for 5) while Lexi Balam and Rachel Christino each had three hits. Balam got the win to improve to 11-1, allowing just two earned runs on 10 hits.

HOLLIS BROOKLINE 14,

MANCHESTER WEST 2

The Cavaliers (7-5) mounted a 15-hit atack, led by Cassidy Pigott (3 for 4, double, triple, homer, four RBIs), Sofia Barassi (2 for 3,stolen base, four runs), Skylar Mack (2 for 3, two RBIs, Delayni Kovalchek (2 for 4, two RBIs), and Jess Hubert (2 for 4). Also, Ally Johnson went 2 for 4 while tossing a complete game, fanning four.

BOYS TENNIS

ALVIRNE 5,

MANCHESTER CENTRAL 4

The Broncos (7-4) picked up a huge win that could help with tiebreakers in the fight for a tournament spot, thanks to two doubles wins after the teams split singles.

Peyton and Ashton Meuse came up with an 8-2 win at No. 1 doubles and Jake Natola/Charlie Thomas won 8-6 at No. 3 to provide the victory.

Peyton Meuse (8-2), Ashton Meuse (8-1) and Jake Natola (9-7) won in singles for the Broncos, who host Nashua South today. Central fell to 8-5.

PORTSMOUTH 6,

SOUHEGAN 3

The Sabers (9-2) saw their seven-match win streak snapped as they got just two wins in singles (Sam Goddard, 8-1 plus Josh Lacaillade, 8-6).

The Sabers also got a win at No. 1 doubles by Sam and Josh Goddard (8-4).

BASEBALL

BISHOP GUERTIN 7,

GOFFSTOWN 5

The Cardinals moved to 13-3, rallying from a 5-0 deficit on the road in the final three innings.

Trailing 5-4 in the seventh, Brett Anderson put BG ahead with a two-run single, and Alex George RBI.

They got four in the fifth, keyed by a Sam Boudreau (3 for 5, 2RBIs) RBI double, George sac fly and Billy Gonya bases loaded walk.

Anderson pitched a scoreless seventh to pick up the save, allowing a hit while fannng one in relief of winning pitcher Mark McGaughey, who allowed five runs over six (two earned) on six hits while striking out five.

BG visits Portsmouth on Thursday.

HOLLIS BROOKLINE 13,

MANCHESTER WEST 3

(five innings)

The Cavaliers are riding high at 11-1 as

Ryan Coutu had a triple and two RBIs but also pitched all five innings, striking out four at Gill Stadium.

Max Mello (2 for 4, triple, RBI), Nate Sartell and Henri Boudreau (both 2 for 4 with two RBIs) also helped pace the offense.

GIRLS LACROSSE

CAMPBELL 12,

GILFORD 11

Jocelyn had five goals and two assists as the Cougars evened their record at 5-5. Katie Stoncious aded three goals while Josie Oberto had a pair.

Autumn Thompson paced the defense for Campell, which hosts Belmont on Friday.

BOYS TRACK

ALVRNE SECOND,

NASHUA SOUTN THIRD

The Broncos (48) finished ahead of the Panthers (42.5) but well behind host Concord (124.5)

Leading the way with wins for Alvirne were Davante McKoy-Sophes in the 200 (23.12) and 400 (51.55), and he was part of the 4×400 winnng relay along with Anthony Santos, Adam Dufault, and Paul Balletto (3:37.08), and Justin Broussard in the shot put (43-5)

South got wins from Paul Marchand in the 100 (11.28) and the long jump (20-1.5).

GIRLS TRACK

SOUTH GIRLS WIN

The Panthers (82) edged host Concord (81) while Alvirne was third (53).

Winners for South included Vanessa Norton in the 400 (1:03.62), Hannah Swain in the 800 (2:31.79), Kourtney Lopez in the 300 hurdles (49.03), Julia Zhang in the triple jump (34-0.5), Anai Dominguez in the shot put (27-10),

Norton also helped pace a win in the 4×400 relay along with Angie Suaza, Lopez, and Nadhezhda Nadia Zhecheva (4:14.90).

Helping Alvirne with wins were Skyler Bomba in the 100 hurdles (16.57) and pole vault (10-0), plus Molly O’Donnell in the high jump at 5-0 and long jump (16-0), and Alyssa Anderson in the discus (86-7).