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Thursday, May 3, 2012

High school sports highlights: Softball, baseball, track, tennis, lacrosse

SOFTBALL

Salem 2, Merrimack 0

The Tomahawks were tied with the unbeaten Blue Devils (10-0) going into the bottom of the fifth, when Salem scored the only two runs of the game.

Brittany Camera pitched well for Merrimack, now 6-4, scattering 10 hits over six innings while striking out four and walking one. She had one of her team’s two hits, with freshman leadoff hitter Rene LeClaire getting the other.

Angelica Gonzalez played well defensively for Merrimack at third base.

Nashua South 6, Pinkerton 4

Trailing 4-0, South rallied for six runs in the bottom of the sixth to beat the Astros and improve to 4-6 on the season.

Lindsay Davis had a double and triple for South, knocking in two runs. Morganne Mackay and Sami Durkee each had a double and knocked in a run for the Panthers.

Julianne MacDonald picked up the win for South, allowing just three earned runs in seven innings. She also had a double and RBI.

Campbell 13, Raymond 0

Allie Nolan went two innings and Emily Paquin finished up, combining on a no-hitter for the Cougars in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy rule.

Campbell had just five hits, but took advantage of 11 walks. Carrie Fernandez had a hit and three RBIs for Campbell, with a hit and two RBIs by Hannah Neild and singles hits from Erin King, Nolan and Brittany McNulla.

Souhegan 12, Lebanon 7

Cori Sousa went the distance for the win for the now 7-2 Sabers, allowing six hits and five walks while striking out four.

Offensively, Kara Foley reached base five times for the Sabers, including three hits and two runs scored. Both Ali Sumski and Meghan Howard knocked in a pair of runs each for the winners, while Kate Stover executed a perfect suicide squeeze to score Angela Mukai.

Alvirne 2, Man. Memorial 1

It was scoreless after eight innings, with Memorial scoring once in the top of the ninth and Avirne winning it with two runs in the bottom of the ninth.

Taylor Carbone went the distance for the now 9-1 Broncos, allowing just three hits and two walks while striking out 11.

Brooke Kennedy walked to start the winning rally, then scored the tieing run on a Carbone double. Carbone moved to third on an error and scored on a sacrifice fly by Chelsea Drew.

Carbone led the Alvirne offense with two hits.

Bishop Guertin 12, Keene 1

Jess Lemos and Leah Perez had three hits and two RBIs each for the Cardinals, while Jacklyn Dubois knocked in three runs with a double and a triple.

Holly Kathois picked up the win with a complete game three-hitter, striking out five.

WLC 14, Moultonborough 1

Sam Broderick allowed just four hits and struck out eight over six innings and helped her own cause with two doubles and five RBIs. Katie Day added two hits for the Warriors, who improved to 8-0.

Winnacunnet 8, Nashua North 0

Grace Countie pitched three strong innings for relief for North and also had a stolen base. Meghan Dezurich also had a steal for the 0-9 Titans, who didn’t have a hit.

BASEBALL

Nashua North 5, Winnacunnet 4

Winnacunnet scored four runs in the top of the fourth to take the lead, but North rallied for five in the bottom of the fifth.

The rally included a leadoff single by Addison Hanscom, a pair of walks, an error and a three-run triple by Jake Mellin. Louis Tarantino had two hits to lead the Titan offense.

Kyle McCarthy, who pitched the first five innings to pick up the win, with North getting scoreless innings of relief from Parker Jamerson and Mellin.

Hollis Brookline 13, Windham 1

A trio of Hollis Brookline pitchers, Tim Rencken, Cam LaFleur and Danny Buxbaum combined on a four-hitter in a game shortened to six innings by the mercy rule.

Leading the Cavalier offense was Colin Pellerin, who had three hits and four RBIs, Kyle Gervais, who had a pair of hits and Jeremy Heard, who knocked in a pair of runs.

Campbell 8, Raymond 7

Down 7-0 in the top of the second, Campbell rallied to pull within 7-5 and won it with three runs in the bottom of the seventh.

The winning rally included singles by Cade Lacroix and Christian Bourgea and then, after Chuck Neild was hit by a pitch, Cody Caron knocked in his fifth and sixth runs of the game with a single. The game winner came on a single by Zach Byers.

Vinnie Bucci pitched 4 1/3 innings of hitless relief, striking out six, to keep Campbell in the game. Caron pitched a scoreless seventh to pick up the win.

Merrimack 5, Salem 0

Tom Hudon struck out 11 and allowed just two hits over the first six innings, and Patrick Korianski completed the shutout with one inning of scoreless relief as the Tomahawks evened their record at 5-5. Jackson King had two hits and drove in a run for the winners. Dylan O’Brien added a hit and an RBI.

Con-Val 3, Milford 1

Sean Stroehlein pitched a one-hitter for Milford, striking out six, but errors led to two unearned runs and Milford dropped to 2-6 on the season.

Ryan Britton and Kevn Poulter led the Spartan offense, each going 2 for 3.

WLC 8, Moultonborough 1

Patrick Martin gave up four hits and no runs over the first five innings to get the win, striking out four.

Kyle Jennings led the offense for the now 7-1 Warriors with two hits, an RBI and two runs scored.

Alvirne 6, Manchester West 0

Corey Landry pitched a complete game shutout and also had a triple and an RBI for the winners, who improved to 4-7. Luis Matrille and Tyler Brown also knocked in runs for the Broncos.

Pinkerton 5, Nashua South 2

South managed just two hits, including a single by Sean Burrows who knocked in both Panther runs. James Buckley had the other South hit and Ted Christie pitched well in a losing cause for 4-6 South.

BOYS TRACK

Pinkerton 76, Alvirne 60

Phil Skinner had a big day for the Broncos, winning both the long jump (18 feet, nine inches) and the triple jump (40-4) and finished second in the high jump (5-10).

Aaron Ballomo was a double winner for Alvirne, winning both the 3,200 (10 minutes, 11 seconds) and the 1,600 (4:39).

Other Alvirne winners included Jeff Ogiba in the shot put (41-2) and Ethan Boucher in the 11 hurdles (16-4).

GIRLS TRACK

Pinkerton 71, Alvirne 64

Brittany Lambert had a big day for the Broncos, winning both the high jump (5-1) and long jump (16-4). She also took second in the triple jump (29-0).

Lydia Lyman won the 3,200 for Alvirne (11:59.2) and took second in the 1,600 (5:33.9). Other Bronco winners were Meghan McCarthy in the 300 hurdles (52.8) and Marie Morrier in the 800 (2:31.5).

GIRLS TENNIS

Nashua South 9, Nashua North 0

In the girls tennis chapter of the spring Battle of the Bridge, South dominated, taking all but three games.

Singles shutout winner for the Panthers were Hannah Drake, Nora Erskin, Michaela Baney, Katelyn Griswold and Ruth Wendell as the Panthers improved to 7-2. North falls to 0-7.

Ashley Chen lost only one game in her singles win for South.

BOYS TENNIS

Nashua South 7, Nashua North 2

North got off to a good start with singles victories at No. 1 from Tom Russo and No. 2 from Jacob Arrikian, but it was all South the rest of the way in the boys tennis chapter of the Battle of the Bridge.

Singles winner for South were Ethan Karbassi, Subbarao Yalamanchili, Mayank Dubey and Mike Hirsch. The Panthers went on to sweep doubles.

Exeter 7, Bishop Guertin 2

Andrew Xiao figured in both Bishop Guertin wins, taking No. 1 singles 8-1 and teamed with Sam Fordin for an 8-2 victory over No. 1 doubles. Exeter stays unbeaten at 8-0. BG falls to 6-2.

Keene 9, Alvirne 0

The Broncos came close in three matches, but got swept by the Blackbirds.

Playing well in a losing cause for Alvirne was Ku Venuthurupalli, who dropped a 9-7 decision at No. 3 singles, Travis Terrio, who lost 8-6 at No. 2 and Sid Moparthi, an 8-5 loser at No. 4.

BOYS LACROSSE

Hollis Brookline 19, Milford 2

Ryan Papineau and Trevor Kerkhoff had four goals each for the Cavaliers, who improved to 6-1 on the season.

Connor Moynihan added three goals and four assists for the Cavs, while teammates Chris Hyde and Pat Doyle had two goals each. Brad Whitaker led the winners with six ground balls, with four more by defender Alec Grant.

Bedford 14, Souhegan 6

The game was tied at 2-2 after one quarter, but the Bulldogs outscored the Sabers 6-1 in the second to break open the Division II game.

Souhegan (7-2 in division) got two goals from Jason Barsky, who was hit hard at the end of the third quarter and taken to a nearby hospital in an ambulance as a precaution. Souhegan coach Jonathan Salch said after the game that Barsky would be OK.

MacKenna Walker added a goal and two assists while Mitchell Hale had a goal and an assist for the Sabers. Zadek Burstein and Blake Burnley also had a goal each.

BOYS VOLLEYBALl

Mascenic 3, Hollis Brookline 2

In a tight match throughout, Mascenic pulled out a 25-14, 15-25, 25-17, 24-26, 16-14 win.

Mac Brown had 30 assists, 13 service points and 10 aces for the Cavaliers, who got 11 kills from Brian Thibodeau and seven from Jon Northcott. The Cavs are 4-2.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Bishop Guertin 20, Spaulding 9

The Cardinals improved to 7-1, getting four goals from Jess Lambert and three each from Nicole Pettiglio and Caley Prunier. Emma Annand, Callie Santos and Tiffany Stanton had two goals each for BG. Santos added five assists and Tiffany Stanton had four for the winners.

Souhegan 16, Hollis Brookline 3

Madison Learned had five goals and three assists to lead the Sabers (8-1) past their Division I rivals. Meggie Whitney also had four goals and Jocelyn Donohue chipped in three goals.

Megan Kolopsky made nine saves in goal while Mickenzie Larivee had one goal and two assists. Jamie Wallisch had three assists and Colleen Walsh and Libby Bacher each had a goal.

Kasey Rich scored two goals for the Cavaliers (5-2) and Allie Kohler also had a goal while Erin Turner made six saves.