High Schools

Souhegan sinks BG in girls lacrosse semifinal

EXETER – Four Souhegan High School girls graduated Friday night and matriculated their way into uncharted territory Saturday. Paced by the quartet and the distinct drive to make sure it wasn’t their final high school game, the second-seeded Sabers sunk Bishop Guertin, 9-5, in the Division I ...

Cards rally past Broncos to reach semis

NASHUA – Always expect the unexpected when the Bishop Guertin and Alvirne High School softball teams get together. No one expected 15 runs to be scored in their regular season meeting, and on Saturday, it certainly looked as if the sixth ranked Broncos had the No. 3 Cards on the ropes, ...

Souhegan softball drops Merrimack Valley, advances to D-II semifinal

AMHERST – Hailey Yabroudy and the top-seeded Sabers found themselves in an early hole Saturday during a Division II quarterfinal clash with No. 9 Merrimack Valley. It didn’t take long for the Sabers to dig out. Yabroudy ripped a two-out, two-strike pitch down the right-field line for a ...

Cards roll past Hanover into semis

NASHUA – You couldn’t blame Hanover goalie Joe Warhold late in Saturday’s Division I quarterfinal against No. 2 Bishop Guertin at Rivier University when he slammed his stick against the goal post, breaking it. After all, the Cardinals (17-2) have made life miserable for goalies all season ...

Saturday’s High School Highlights

BASEBALL D-II quarterfinals No. 2 Souhegan 6, No. 10 Bow 1 Bryce Reagan went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and two runs scored to pace No. 2 Souhegan to a 6-1 victory over No. 10 Bow in a Division II quarterfinal on Saturday at Amherst. Ryan Hill also had a pair of hits and drove in a run, while Tucker ...

Bats let Titans down yet again in tourney loss

CONCORD – It has really never changed. You talk to people about the Nashua High School North baseball program over the years, and they’ll tell you good pitching, pretty good defense. Hitting? That’s another thing. The ol’ bat bugaboo bit the Titans again on Thursday, as they managed ...

Pinkerton ousts Alvirne in Division I baseball tournament

DERRY – Alvirne High took the regular season showdown of aces with Pinkerton Academy, but Thursday the Astros returned the favor in the only one that really mattered. No. 5 Pinkerton, behind six sharp frames from Rich Marique, dropped 12th-seeded Alvirne Thursday afternoon, 9-0, in the state ...

Bow stymies Milford in DIvision II baseball tournament

MILFORD – The Milford Spartans saw their season end in just five innings on Thursday, falling in tournament play to the Falcons of Bow High School, 11-0. Milford starting pitcher Tyler Gendron allowed the first three batters he faced to reach base, with Jack Corriveau bringing home Bow’s ...

NH All-State Baseball Teams selected

Division I FIRST TEAM NAME; SCHOOL, GRADE FIRST TEAM NAME, SCHOOL, GRADE Pat Rauseo, Alvirne, 12 Grant Lavigne, Bedford, 11 Geoff Mosseau, Bedford, 11 Joe Quintal, Bedford, 12 Griffin Gilbert, Concord, 11 Ryan Coleman, Dover, 11 Griffin Young, Dover, 12 Kyle Ball, Exeter, 12 Kyle Maurice, ...

Campbell routs Stevens in Division III softball

Olivia Byers (three innings, four strikeouts) and Marissa Carignan (two innings, six strikeouts) combined for a five-inning mercy rule no-hitter as the Cougars had 12 hits in a 24-0 win over Stevens of Claremont. Campbell will now host No. 6 Belmont in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Carignan ...

Hanover ousts Hollis Brookline in girls lacrosse tourney

Cece Fetter had three goals and an assist while Kelsey Sweeney had two goals and two assists but it wasn’t enough to keep the season from ending for the 9-6 Cavaliers as Hanover moved on in the Division II tournament with a 13-9 decision. Reagan Berry had three goals and Jenn Choate had a ...

Cards storm past Merrimack into semis

NASHUA – The only lightning that struck during the Bishop Guertin-Merrimack High School girls lacrosse Division I quarterfinal at Stellos Stadium early Wednesday evening was the Cardinal offense. It was electric. With storm clouds approaching, third seed Guertin (14-3) scored eight straight ...

Bishop Guertin tops Merrimack in girls lacrosse

NASHUA – The only lightning that struck during the Bishop Guertin-Merrimack High School girls lacrosse Division I quarterfinal at Stellos Stadium early Wednesday evening was the Cardinal offense. It was electric. With storm clouds approaching, third-seeded Guertin (14-3) scored eight straight ...

Souhegan girls lacrosse stops Nashua South

AMHERST – The Nashua South girls lacrosse program has been on a steadily rising through the Division I ranks. The Panthers were winless in 2013, but the victory total has jumped every year since and Wednesday marked the team’s first postseason appearance since 2010. There’s still plenty ...

Concord baseball tops Nashua North in Division I tournament

CONCORD – It has really never changed. You talk to people about the Nashua High School North baseball program over the years, and they’ll tell you good pitching, pretty good defense. Hitting? That’s another thing. The ol’ bat bugaboo bit the Titans again on Thursday, as they managed ...

Alvirne outlasts Timberlane in softball tourney opener

HUDSON – Bad things are supposed to happen to higher-seeded home teams, who fall behind early in playoff games. Panic sets in. Then players get tight. The Alvirne High girls softball team spent Wednesday afternoon reading from a different script in its Division I playoff opener with ...

Milford softball shuts down Kingswood in tourney opener

MILFORD – The Milford Spartans earned their ticket to the NHIAA Division II Softball Quarterfinals on Wednesday with a convincing 4-0 home win against Kingswood. A quick tag-and-throw double play with the bases loaded was all that prevented the Spartans from getting any runs in the first ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough softball stuns Hopkinton

SOFTBALL Division IV prelims No. 11 WLC 3, No. 6 Hopkinton 2 Janel Bachand ripped a two-out, two-RBI double down the third-base line in the top of the sixth inning to put the Warriors and Lexi Balam shut down Hopkinton from there to nail down the Division IV preliminary round ...

Here’s your guide to spring tourney season

It’s tourney time, spring season style. The playoff frenzy begins for baseball, softball, boys and girls lacrosse and soon for boys volleyball. Will the Nashua area be celebrating any championships a couple of weeks from now? Perhaps. It all starts Wednesday with softball and girls lacrosse, ...

Souhegan softball clinches No. 1 seed; girls lacrosse all-state teams

Softball Sabers clinch No. 1 seed Lucy Stover delivered a tie-breaking triple in the seventh inning Saturday, lifting Souhegan to a 2-1 win over Goffstown to wrap up the No. 1 seed in Division II at 14-2. Hailey Yabroudy tossed a complete game and struck out 12, while Stover (two RBIs) and ...