Nashua Catholic runners
heading to Nationals
Keegan Murphy of Hudson and Haley Schmitt of Bedford ran strong for the Nashua PAL Striders at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Championships in Albequerque, N.M..
Murphy and Schmitt are also members of the Nashua Catholic Junior High School cross country team.
They qualified for the Nationals after placing 19th and 20th in the regionals in Smithfield, R.I.
Murphy ran the 3K in the boys 11-12 age group and finished 67th out of 312 runners.
Schmitt ran the 4K in the Girls 13 – 14 age group and finished 19th out of 112.
Schmitt recently took first overall women’s winner in the Santa Fund Run and Murphy took first place in his age group in the Great Gobbler Thanksgiving Day run.
St. Chris Boys 30, PMA 20
Trevor Labrecque led the4-0 winners with 14 points while other scorers included Danny Klevisha (six), Patrick Keegan (three), Peter Wilson, Chris Kenosian and Sammy Kouchalakos (two each) and William Nardone (one).
CYO Jr. Mites
St. Chris 33, PMA 25
St. Chris improved to 2-1 as Ebuka Okorie and Johnny Canaway led the way with 18 and 11 points, respectively.
Brayden Labrecque and Connor Lennon added two each. Zachary Samarel and Evan Walters added good defense and rebounding.
Nashua Boys Biddy
Cavs 44, Satellites 10
The Cavs’ Josh Lentz led all scorers with 20 points while Rishi Patel added eight, Adeen Ahmed six Brandon Metivier and Travis Holbrook four each.
The Satellites were led by Tyler Zwiker and Austin Bourque while Cavs T.J. Klein and Chase Bowman stood out defensively.
Cavs 45, Wildcats 26
Lentz again led all scorers with 18, with help from Patel,, Klein, Metivier, Travis and Colin Holbrook, and Nathan Smith.
The Wildcats were led by Michael Razasa, Jake Koskela and Aiden Smith. Defensively both Holbrooks and Jacob Soucie played well for the Cavs.
Nashua Little League sign-ups
Registration is now open for the 2016 Greater Nashua Little League spring baseball season at http://nashuall.nashualittleleague.org/.
Any child living in Nashua, Hudson, or Dunstable, Mass., ages 4 to 13, are eligible to play (age on April 30, 2016).
The registration fee is $40 per child with a max family rate of $90. There will be four divisions of play (T-Ball, Farm, Minors, and Majors).
All players ages 10-12 not currently on a Major league roster and all players ages 7-9 not currently on Minors roster must try out.
There will be three tryout dates (one each in January, February, and March) to be determined.
For more information, visit nashuall.nashualittleleague.org.
Nashua Cal Ripken registration
Registration is now open for the 2016 Nashua Cal Ripken spring baseball season at www.nashuacalripken.org.
Any child living in Nashua aged 4 to 12 is eligible to play.
The registration fee is $40 for T-Ball, Rookies and Minors (ages 4-8) while AAA & Majors (9 to 12) is $50 with a family cap of $75. There is a discount to register prior to Jan. 15.
For more information go to www.nashuacalripken.org.
Nashua Elks Crusaders
The Nashua Elks Crusaders, a non-profit youth football and cheer organization, is seeking help from the community in purchasing new equipment and uniforms.
Donations can be made to Nashua Crusaders P.O. Box 7248 Nashua, NH 03063. Also, for more information on sponsorship opportunities, email necpresident15
@gmail.com or email@example.com.