KidSports: Elm Street, Pennichuck win track titles

Photo courtesy of thehighlightguy.com The competition was very close at the recent Nashua City Middle School Meet won by the Pennichuck girls

Track and field

The Elm Street Junior High track team captured the boys Nashua City Middle School Meet with 102 points, followed by Pennichuck (59), Merrimack (48), and Nashua Catholic (29).

Pennichuck captured the girls meet with 106 points, followed by Elm Street (62), Merrimack (54) and Nashua Catholic (24).

Top Nashua performers for the boys meet, by school, were:

Elm Street – Michael Curtin, Jack Peters, Rory Olsen, Caeden Sheehan.

Pennichuck – Toby Brown Jr., Javari Ellison, Xavier Francis.

Nashua Catholic – Bobby Canaway,DJ Whalen, Ronan

Balisteri.

Top performers for the girls meet, by school, were:

Pennichuck – Ella Kane, Isabella DiViernieri, Laura White, Lilly Baker-Oliveira, Jhanelle Thomas.

Elm Street – Mardy Novak,Grace Cardin, Soraya Ross, Sophia Cote, Anabelle Watt.

Nashua Catholic – Audrey

Murrin.

Middle school baseball

FAIRGROUNDS 14,HOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL 1

Fairgrounds stayed undefeated as Dean Adams earned the win on the mound giving up one run and striking out seven while being backed by big offensive numbers.

Caleb Rich and Isaiah Hedquist led the way with three hits and three runs scored each while Adams reached base three times to go with three RBIs including a long double.

Kory Caissie had two more hits to go with two runs scored while Connor Comeau reached twice with a single and hit by pitch.

Aidan Stevens, Sean Sullivan, and Nick Shaw all chipped in with base hits. Ryan Haskell added a run scored and Brady Dillon put together quality at bats.

AAU

13U Greater Nashua Prospects

The Prospects are 2-0 in divisional play agot off to a great start in divisional play after a doubleheader sweep in Manchester.

NASHUA 6,NEW HAMPSHIRE 5

Nashua enjoyed a seventh inning comeback capped by Brady Sullivan’s game-winning two-run single.

Derek Finlay saves things with a huge diving catch in center field with two men on in scoring position, to go along with his two hits.

Dean Adams was 3 for 4 with two RBIs while Jake O’Connor and Jordan Joyal drove in the other two Nashua runs.

NASHUA 15,NEW HAMPSHIRE 0

(Three innings)

Cam Brown pitched three shutout innings to go along with a single, while Finlay had two hits with three runs scored.

Other offensive standouts were: Adams (3 for 3 with three RBIs, first career big diamond triple) Joyal (four RBIs), O’Connor and Joey Cafaro (two RBIs each), Griffin Davis and Garron Brown (two runs scored) and Tre Lima (run).

12U Nashua Prospects

The 12U Greater Nashua Prospects also enjoyed a doubleheader sweep over the Dracut (Mass.) Haymakers:

NASHUA 8, DRACUT 7

Carter Provost’s three-run walk-off homer, plus an Adam Murray homer did the trick for Nashua.

NASHUA 16, DRACUT 0

Mario Ramirez hit his first-ever out-of-the-park homer while Grant McCubrey picked up the shutout on the mound.