KidSports: Cal Ripken, Nashua Little League reports

Courtesy photo Several Nashua Cal Ripken players took part in a clinic put on by the Nashua Silver Knights recently at Holman Stadium.

BASEBALL

Nashua Cal Ripken

Majors Playoffs

Royals 11, Giants 4

In the third meeting between the two, the Royals rallied from trailing 4-3 in the top of the fifth.

Ben Adamonis entered the game and drew a leadoff walk. After two walks, Chase O’Brien tied the game with a single to left field. The Royals were able to push across three more runs on an error on a ground ball hit by Cam Burgess, to take the lead 8-4.

Jack Lobdell, Nick Kutschke, and Severan Johnson contributed hits for the Royals offense. Brady Sullivan pitched for the Giants, striking out four over four innings. DJ Whalen had two hits and Dawson Bolton walked twice to pace the Giants offense.

Regular season

Adams tosses no-hitter

Diamondbacks 3, Phillies 1

Dean Adams pitched a complete game no hitter while striking out 16. The only blemish from perfection was an infield error that allowed the Phillies’ Derek Finlay to reach base and steal three bases for the only run. Adams put down the first 12 on strikeouts.

Diamondbacks 10, Red Sox 5

The Diamondbacks were led by Jacoby Caisse with two hits three runs scored. Also contributing were Kevin Mackey (two hits), Peyton Freeland (two runs) and Devin Grioux,Prince Mpom,Dean Adams and Jake Connor (each adding hits).

The Red Sox were led by Ryan Haskell with two hits and two runs while t the D-Backs’ Connor pitched four innings, striking out eight.

Phillies 6, A’s 5

The A’s Ryan Forcier struck out six over three innings while Jordan Royal fanned five and Ryan Arnesen went 3 for 3 with three runs. Derek Finlay checked the Royals on two runs, fanning four over five frames, while Damon Clark tossed a scoreless inning. Adam Murray had a hit and two runs scored.

Royals 16, Giants 6

Severen Johnson knocked in three runs, Boston Henderson scored two runs, and Chase O’Brien had an RBI and scored 2 runs. Mason Joshi caught the hard throwing Thomas Campbell to help shut down the Giants offense.

Brady Sullivan had two runs batted in, George Flanders walked twice, and Jordyn Raisanen Andino had two hits and scored two runs to lead the Giants.

Royals 12,Cardinals 2

The Royals bats came alive for 11 hits , led by Thomas Campbell and Jack Lobdell combining for five hits and five RBIs. Gus Smiley pitched a complete game, allowing one hit and striking out four. Luke Peters had a hit and scored a run, while the Cardinals’ pitching duo of Patrick Share and Ambrose Rockwell struck out five.

AAA Playoffs

Nationals 10, Pirates 0

Andrew Thibeault hit a two- run walkoff single in the fifth for the Nationals. Preston Bois, Zach Jones, Derick Deoleo and Brendon Doughty also had hits, while Gavin Asimakopulos pitched a complete game one-hitter. The Pirates got strong pitching from Dominick Coffie.

Tigers 8, A’s 2

Gavin Suchecki ( six strikeouts) held the A’s scoreless through four while Dylan Klein (eight strikeouts) only gave up two runs to the Tigers.

Tigers catcher Collin Kochanek threw out two base stealers while the team’s offense was led by Josh Tripp (double, two singles), Cole Warshafsky (double) and Josh Alvarez (two RBIs).

Royals 8, Giants 5

Anthony Marcoux who pitched four strong innings,striking out seven Giants. At the plate Devin Hughes had a double with an RBI.

Pirates 11, Dodgers 6

Nicole Gates’s three-run triple highlighted an eight-run Pirates third innings. Gates also closed the game out, retiring 9 of 10 to end it. Jomar Sanchez and Jadiel Sanchez each had great running catches. Drew Bushey and Cooper Vaillancourt led the way for the Dodgers, each scoring two runs.

Athletics 9, Giants 8

Sam Kobs picked up the win on the hill for the A’s. A’s offense was led by Kyle Emmons (2 for 2, three runs scored) and Dylan Klein (1 for 2, run scored). The Giants last inning rally came up just short as they were led by Broden Landsteiner (2 for 2) and Owen Chickliss (2 for 3). Dan and Andrew Byrne contributed two hits each.

Regular Season

Royals 16, Tigers 11

Andrew Cullinane led the Royals, going 2 for 2 with two RBIs.

Nationals 16, Dodgers 8

Brendon Doughty went 3 for 3 and Gavin Asimakopulos had three RBIs to pace the Nats. Cam Flanders pitched two scoreless innings in the win.

Ted Smiley and Gabe Rocco had hits for the Dodgers while Ryan Re struck out four.

Greater Nashua Little League

Nashua 19-19, Derry 3-3

Greater Nashua Little League’s 50/70 Intermediate team moved to 5-0 on the season after a double header sweep of Derry.

Dante Nieto got the action started early in game one with a solo shot to right to open the game. The offense kept rolling from there with grand slams in the first inning by Isaiah Hedquist and the second inning by Dean Adams.

In total, the Nashua lineup tallied 19 runs on 23 hits, including doubles from Nathan Smith and Nieto. Hayden Goerlich and Cooper Granville added three hits apiece, while Cody Coode, Conner Comeau, and Nick Shaw each had two.

Nashua kept the Derry bats in check all game long thanks to Goerlich’s work on the mound, throwing 56 pitches to the 18 batters he faced over three innings, striking out five while walking two while allowing three runs, (one earned) on two hits.

Goode then closed the door on Derry with a one-two-three scoreless fourth.

Hedquist led the offense in game two with five RBIs on a double and a single, while other offensive contributions came in the form of multiple hit games from Caleb Rich, Goode, and Comeau, including Comeau’s first career home run to left in the second inning.

Other hits by Shaw, Adams, Hunter Ward, Nick DiGesse, Devin Sawyer, and Nieto combined to drive in 18.

Comeau tossed four innings allowing three runs (one earned) on jut one hit over four. Joey Cottier finished the Derry offense off throwing a near perfect fifth.

General

Nashua Catholic Awards

Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School recently hosted its year-end sports award ceremony with Ben Mullett winning the Male Athlete of the Year award and Grace O’Malley winning the Female Athlete of the Year award.

Mullett, a three-sport athlete was a big contributor to the cross-country, basketball, and baseball teams, and was a basketball and baseball captain. Mullett helped lead the Wildcats to the New Hampshire Catholic Schools CYO Basketball Championship this winter, and a Tri-County semifinal baseball appearance in the spring. O’Malley was a three-sport athlete and captain in soccer, cheerleading, and track and field. She helped the Lady Wildcats win the Tri-County Division 4 soccer championship this fall, while also placing 12th in the state at this spring’s NH Middle School Meet of Champions in the 100-meter hurdles.

Emily Dowling captured the All Nashua Catholic award, considered the school’s most prestigious athletic award given each year as it honors an individual who combines success in athletic competition with excellence in the classroom; all while being involved in community service and other campus activities.

Dowling had great accomplishments in volleyball, basketball, and track and field. A three-season captain, Dowling helped bring the volleyball team to the playoffs and helped the basketball team to their second Nashua City Championship and 11th consecutive NH CYO State Championship. She was an integral part of the track team, regularly placing within the top three scorers in the 200 and 400 meter runs and in the high jump.

Dowling was named to the Principal’s List in each of the four academic quarters and is a member of the National Junior Honor Society.

BULLETIN BOARD

Soccer

Nashua World Cup tryouts

Nashua World Cup Soccer will be holding upcoming tryouts for the 2018 fall and 2019 spring seasons on Monday and Wednesday, June 11 and 13. For more information on times, location and age groups, go to www.nashuaworldcup.org.

Basketball

Milford hoop camps set

The Milford Titan Basketball Camp will be run this year at the Boys and Girls Club, due to construction at the Middle School. The camp for boys and girls entering grades 5-8 will take place July 9-13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Girls and boys entering grades 2-5 will have camp July 16-20 from 9 a.m to noon. For more information and a Camp Flyer, please contact Don Gutterson at dgutterson@milfordk12.org.

Football/cheer

HB Cavs Registration

Football player and cheerleader registration for 2018 season is now open for Hollis Brookline Jr Cavaliers. The season starts in late July.Visit www.hbjrcavs.com for more information.

The Hollis Brookline Jr Cavaliers Football and Cheer Athletic Program is currently accepting applications for all levels of football and cheer coaching positions.

These positions include head coaches, assistant Coaches and junior demonstrators. If interested, go to www.hbjrcavs.com to complete the appropriate application.

For football related questions, contact football@hbjrcavs.com and for cheer questions, contact cheer@hbjrcavs.com.

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