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Amherst Red Sox top Milford Bulldogs in playoffs

Amherst Red Sox 9,

Milford Bulldogs 1 ...

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Amherst Red Sox 9,

Milford Bulldogs 1

In their playoff opener, the Red Sox were paced by Jon-Christopher Markot went 2 for 2 with a single, triple, two runs scored, two stolen bases and started a double play.

Also for the winners, Max Syverson went 2 for 2 including a home run while Christian Burke started the game on the mound and went two scoreless innings for the win,

Austin Damron also went 1 for 3, with a run scored and two RBIs.

NASHUA CAL RIPKEN

Pirates 4, Diamondbacks 0

Brandon Metivier tossed six shutout innings, striking out 15 with three walks. Colin Holbrook had a big triple and Brian Chisolm a couple of RBI hits for the winners.

Royals 16, Giants 0

The Royals enjoyed the combined shutout pitching of Colton Welch, Varunum Lingadal and Jim Reel. Offensively,Welch had two hits including a homer while Thavar Hay went 3 for 3 and Chris Paluzzi chipped in with two hits. Braden McDonnell and Josh Lentz led the Giants offense.

Cardinals 4, Angels 3

Matt Thibault went 2 for 2 with a homer and three RBIs for the winners and tossed 32⁄3 scoreless innings, striking out five. Anthony Forgione had two hits for the Angels.

A’s 12, Angels 2

The A’s offense was led by Mason Linscott (2 for 3 with three runs scored), Zach Rioux (1 for 1 with two runs), Nathan Chisolm (2 for 3 with two runs scored) and Brandon Yan ( two runs scored). The Angels were led by Anthony Forgione (1 for 2 with a run) and Sean Michael ( one run scored).

A’s 8, Red Sox 5

Nolan Foss held the Sox to two hits over four innings. Arian Arias had a hit and run scored for the Red Sox, but Jacob Langenfeld started the A’s game-winning three-run rally in the seventh that would win it. Will Whalen also had two hits for the A’s.

Phillies 15, Giants 1

Hector Rodriguez, who pitched three no-hit innings and went 2 for 3 with his third home run of the season to lead the Giants. Mason Matylewski (10th homer of the season), Ryan Lopez, John Handy, Josh Bailey, and Ryan rutstein had good offensive games. Brandon Metivier played well defensively for the Giants.

Royals 11, Diamondbacks 3

The winners were led by Colton Welch and Vryun Ligadel each with two hits. Also providing offense were Liam Novack, Cody Rocheleau, and Christian Digregoria.

Isaac Zhang had two hits to lead the D-Backs, who also got hits from Alex Ortiz, Landon Moore, Rory Curran and Charlie Collins

Tigers 7, Nationals 0

The Tigers scored four times in the third as Jaxon Gendreau and Dylan Dichard hit back to back doubles and Owen Kelly added his second hit of the day. In the fifth John Lima had a hit and later scored his second run of the day on a hit by Connor Kochanek.

Connor Kozyra pitched very well for the Nationals striking out six in tqo innings of work.

Diamondbacks 5, Giants 2

Reliever Ian Deluca pitched well for the D-Backs, ending the game with a pair of strikeouts, as did starter Ryan Ovalle (six strikeouts). Leo Kopicko and Dylan Homsey paced the Giants.

Astros 12, Dodgers 6

Jake O’Conner, Josh Duquette, Sam Scannell, Jordan Rodriguez, Quinton Bolton, Andrew Barry, Camden Brown and Brian Mericantante all had big hits for the Astros.

The Dodgers were led by David Mullaney, Ryan Haskell, Alex Swisher and Alex Thibeault.

Phillies 14, Giants 4

The Phillies’ Ryan Lopez had two hits, including a two-run homer, and three RBIs. Mason Matylewski added three hits in the winning effort. Chris Keefe led the Giants with two hits while Braden McDonnell and Spencer Champagne also played well.

Royals 10, Angels 1

Colton Welch pitched a scoreless two innings for the Royals with Jimmy Reel picking up the save. Sean Hagberg had a two-hit night for the Angels and the Royals were led by two hits from Brian Ascani and Cody Rocheleau, and three RBIs from Liam Novak.

Astros 9, Rangers 0

Astro Brian Mericantante had three singles and Joe Hitzman had a big two-run single. Rangers pitcher Joey Deck struck out the side in the first two innings and played well defensively.

Giants 10, Nationals 6

Doubles by Sean Sullivan, Michael Rutstein and Ryan McInnis and a single by Dylan Homsey highlighted an eight-run fifth for the Giants. Nathan Smith pitched well for the Nationals.

LACROSSE

Blast U11 Girls Purple in tie

The Nashua Blast U11 Girls Purple team resumed play after a bye week and tied Concord 10-10 at Stellos Stadium on Julia Cote’s goal with four seconds left.

Concord got the scoring started with a goal 3:30 into the game, but Julia Cote scored for the Blast a minute later assisted by Lindsay Hult

Olivia Johnson scored next, unassisted to give the Blast a 2-1 lead. Concord went on to score the next two goals but Cote would score again, assisted by Grace Bellavance. However, Concord scored three straight to take a 6-3 lead into halftime.

Three consecutive goals by the Blast in the first five minutes of the second half would tie the score up at 6-6.

Cote scored first, assisted by Charlotte Moloney. Liv Hlebichuk added a goal, assisted by Kiley O’Brien, and Johnson found the back of the net for Nashua. In a game where each team went on scoring runs,

Concord scored the next three goals to give them 9-6 lead with 7:30 left in the game. The Blast responded with an unassisted goal by Cote, followed by two unassisted goals by Johnson.

With under a minute to play the score was tied 9-9. Concord capitalized on a Blast turnover and scored with just 19 seconds left giving the visitors a 10-9 lead.

Lindsay Hult took the draw at midfield and battled for possession of the ball digging it out on the sideline at midfield.

A pushing call on Concord with 12 seconds to go allowed Hult a step on the defender. She raced toward the goal and fed Cote outside the 12 meter arc to set up the tying goal. There is no overtime.

Halee Mele made four saves for the Blast. Also playing well for Nashua were Elinor Addonizio, Bree Cooley, and Grace Conard, Caitlyn Harrington, Irulka Obinelo, Lillia Szewczyk, MacKenzie Smith, Alyssa Ann Johnson and Hannah Martin.

Blast U13 Girls Purple

win in 2 OT

Julia Gagnon’s goal in the second overtime gave the Blast a 9-8 win over the Lakes Region.

Nashua also got solid offense from Hannah Fortin, Campbell Haller, Gwyn Hartley, Lucci O’Keefe, Casey Enos, Jocelyn Therialut and Izzy Bolduc.

The midfield lines were the big part of the win for Nashua as they did a tremendous job winning the draws and dominated the ground ball game.

Leading that effort were Emma Pucillo, Kaylee Hubbard, Liz Harrington, Molly Carron, Julia Sullivan, Emerson Martin, Grace Lambert, Julia Kaplan and Gagnon.

Defensively, Nashua shut down the second ranked offense in the state with the work of Peyton Ryan, Nikki Calder, Mikayla Breslin, Lauren Schalk, Kateri Coffey and Izzy Bolduc.

Abbey Rowe was superb in goal, as Lakes Region had been averaging 14 goals a game.

Nashua next competes in the Londonderry Tournament June 14 and 15.

Blast U15 Boys Purple 13,

Londonderry 4

The Blast scored first with a goal by Troy Bottari (four goals, one assist). Devin Linscott added two goals and an assist.

Also, Todd Redman (four goals, two assists), Zach Clancy (two goals, one assist), Kyle Fischer (one goal, one assist), Korey Holt (one goal), and Alex Bozek (two assists) helped the Blast get their third win of the season.

Max Wright had eight saves in goal with strong defensive help from Josh Martin and Peyton Fischer.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Boys & Girls Club Swim Camp

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua is hosting a Summer Swim Camp for swimmers ages 6 -19 from June 2 until August 3.

Practices are held Monday-Thursday nights.

Swimmers must be able to perform freestyle and backstroke in the following distances in order to participate:

]6-8 year olds, 25 yards; 9-12 year olds: 50 yards; 13 and older, 100 yards.

All swimmers must become Boys & Girls Club members. For questions,please call 603-883-0523.

G.I.D seeks players

G.I.D is looking for competitive players for 17-18U tournament team beginning in June and extending through August. Those interested can email John at jcrope1@yahoo.com or visit leaguelineup. com.

Team NH Baseball

Team NH Baseball is currently looking for a few more players for its 2014 U13 team. Season includes indoor and outdoor practices and one tournament in New York.

Call Mike Jackson at 577-1772 for more info or email teamnh
baseball@comcast.net.

Nashua PAL Football

The Nashua PAL Force is currently accepting coaching applications as well as athlete registrations for the upcoming football and cheer season.

Those interested can register online at nashuapalforce.com For more information on registration or coaching please visit nashuapalforce.com

USA Baseball Tryouts

The USA Training Centers and Mavericks Baseball, based out of Newington, will host tryouts for New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Western Massachusetts athletes as part of USA Baseball’s National Team Identification Series (NTIS) regional identification events held in July.

The NTIS Stage One tryouts for 11U, 13U, and 14U players will be held at various fields in the Portsmouth area. Stage One tryouts for 16U and 17U will be held in Springfield, Mass. and Manchester which is USA Training Centers Mavericks’ College Showcase Series.

Twenty players selected from Stage One tryouts will advance to participate in NTIS Stage Two tryouts to be held at Bentley College in Waltham, Mass. where selections will be made for New England’s regional teams. These five regional teams will travel to Cary, N.C. in late August and early September to participate in USA Baseball’s NTIS with the ultimate goal of being chosen to play on a National Team as part of Team USA. The selection National Team Programming will consist of the 12U, 15U, 18U National Teams, and the 14U and 17U National Team Development Programs.

11U, 13U, and 14U NTIS tryouts will be held in conjunction with the Battle for the Seacoast Tournament sponsored by Mavericks Baseball. Tryouts will take place on the first and third days of the tournaments for each age category. Tournament/tryout dates are as follows: 11U, July 25-27; 13U, July 11-13; and 14U, July 18-20

More information including field locations, dates, age division requirements and tryout details may be found on the USA Training Center usatrainingcenters.com.

Greater Derry Kids Fun Runs

The Greater Derry Track Club’s Kid’s Summer Fun Run program begins June 26 and the series continues on consecutive Thursdays from July 3-31. Registration is at 6 p.m. and racing starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy track in Derry.

Greater Derry Track Club members will lead stretching exercises and offer running tips. Race groups are based on the following age groupings:

2-3 year-olds (50 meters), 4-6 (200m), 7-8 (300m), ages 9-10 (600m), ages 11-13 (cross country mile), and age 14 and up (one mile race on track), and an all ages adaptive 100m run.

Water, Gatorade and watermelons will be supplied each week. Children will receive participation ribbons each week from Derry Parks and Recreation, and runners who complete the entire series will receive medals and
t-shirts from GDTC.

Participants are encouragead to bring a non-perishable food donation to support local food banks, as well as completed registration forms and waivers.

Visit www.gdtc.org to obtain the forms and to learn more about the club.

Rain delays and cancellations will also be posted on the web site. Questions should be emailed to info@gdtc.org.

Nashua Babe Ruth League

Through June 6

W L T Pct. GB

Braves 6-2 0 .750 -

Yankees 4-2-0 .667 1

A’s 4-3-0 .571 1½

Indians 4-4 0 .500 2

White Sox 4-4-0 .500 2

Tigers 2-2-0 .500 2

Pirates 3-4-0 .428 2½

Red Sox 1-7-0 .125 5

June 3

Braves 7, Pirates 3

Yankees 11, Red Sox 1

June 4

Braves 6, Tigers 1

A’s 7, Red Sox 5

June 6

Yankees 7, White Sox 0

Indians 13, Braves 4

A’s 4, Pirates 3