Nashua PAL Force 8U strong vs. Derry Demons

FOOTBALL

The Nashua PAL Force 8U team had a good showing recently in the rain and mud against the Derry Demons.

Jack Krulikowski was on fire with tackling, while some other key tackles in the game came from Jake Homsy, Mason Dandeneau, Dharyus Sisay, Connor Johnston,Adrian Cruz, Aivan Garcia, Camron Pena, Ian Leonard, Dylan Noble, Aisah Bugg, Josiah Spleen and Alex Sebastian.

The offense was strong in the first half, as Kobe Perry was able to score a touchdown.

In a slipper second half, runs in the game were made by Perry, Tayten Zubhuza, Noble, Aden Pimentel, Ben Kelly, Cruz, and Jayden Beaulieu

Cruz also had an interception. Other key blocks in the second half came from Garcia, David Bedard, Devon Dattoli, Andrew Vertigans, Nick Wilkinson, Brady Borromeo, and Trevor Drouin.

NOTE: By rule, final scores are not officially recorded at this level.

BASEBALL

Nashua Little League Fall Ball

Nashua Green 5,
Goffstown White 3

Nashua Green moved on in the playoffs after a Isaac Crivac held Goffstown in check on the mound with great defensive support.

Nashua’s offense was paced by Jayce Martinez, Aiden Stevens, Nate Mattson, Richard Tavares, and Crivac. Others chipping in included Brodie Robuccio, Carter Provost, and Brady Dillon.

Goffstown Maroon 6,
Nashua Navy 2

Nick Shaw pitched a solid five innings to keep Navy in the game and Cooper Granville locked down a scoreless sixth inning.

The Nashua offense was held in check, with the only runs coming on a first inning two-run homer by Dean Adams. Others chipping in hits were Hunter Ward, Jacoby Caissie, and Granville. Kory Caissie made a great diving catch in center field to help keep things close.

Nashua Cal Ripken

Board elections held

The Nashua Cal Ripken baseball league held its annual Board of Directors elections, with Derek Thibeault named president and Ken Kozyra vice president.

Other officers named were Tom Addonizio, treasurer; Robert Bourgeois, secretary; Matt Demers, director of communications; Todd Holbrook, director of fundraising; Gary Smith, director of player/coach development; Paul Metivier, director of purchasing, sales and merchandising; Scott Lobdell, registrar; and Mark Frost, city and field liason.

SOCCER

Elks State Soccer Shoot on Sunday

Eight Greater Nashua Elks Soccer Shoot Champions will be competing at Portsmouth High School on Sunday for the New Hampshire State Elks Soccer Shoot Championship.

The local competitors are:

12-year-old Max Lopez, U-14 Boys Grid Champion; 10-year-old Joona Hantula, U-12 Boys Grid Champion; 8-year-old Maxim Maker, U-10 Boys 5-Goal champion; 7-year-old Alexander Sennick, U-8 Boys 5-Goal Champion; 12-year-old Carly Morse, U-14 Girls Grid champion; 11-year-old Alexandria Kapopoulos, U-12 Girls Grid Goal champion; 8-year-old Samantha Pellerin, U-10 Girls 5-Goal champion; and 6-year-old Bianca Sadeski, U-8 Girls 5 Goal champion.

The eight local champions will be competing against other area champions from throughout the state.

The U-8, U-10, U-12, and U-14 winners will move on to the the Area One Regional Soccer Shoot competition in Vermont on Nov. 5. That will be the final level of Elks Soccer Shoots.

BULLETIN BOARD

Wrestling

Merrimack Youth Wrestling Parent Night/Registration

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Parent Information Night is Monday, Oct. 17 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Merrimack Middle School, while pre-registration for the season is currently open.

The program is open to Merrimack boys and girls in grades K-8. Parents/Youths can meet the coaches and learn about the program before registering.

Prospective wrestlers can be dressed in shorts and t-shirts as they will get a chance to get on the mats for some wrestling games. If they already have wrestling shoes, they should bring those too.

Youths may pre-register for the season online at www.myawrestling.com and also attend one of two in-person registration sessions on Saturday, Oct. 22 or Saturday, Oct.29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the MYA Building to finalize the registration process.

If anyone cannot attend either of those dates, they can email the director, Gary Krupp, at director.myawrestling@gmail.com) to make arrangements for youths to get registered for the season.

Fundraisers

Nashua Elks Crusaders
seeking donations

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 deniserosher@comcast.net.