KidSports Wrapup for March 25: Basketball, hockey, gymnastics, tryouts
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Boys Biddy City Final: Sonics 51, Satellites 36
The Sonics bench built a lead the resilient Satellites could not overcome to win their second City Championship in three years. The Sonics were led by Jordan Buckmire’s 11 points while Jacob Murphy came up big in the fourth quarter with six points (10 overall). Aaron Silva, Matt Savoia and Tim McMeniman all chipped in with six points each off of the bench.
The Satellites, who came in to the game with a record of 16-3 were led by Steve Lambert (13 points), who recorded several rebounds and blocks. Matthew Lambalot added six points.
The Sonics, who finish with an overall record of 16-4 consist of Tony Agor, Robert Batsevich, Buckmire, Tyler Crocco, Nick Kelly, Nathan Kumar, Colin Manning, McMeniman, Murphy, Ben Pelletier,
Michael Riley, Savoia, and Silva.
Boys Biddy ABA Final: Satellites 48, Warriors 45
The Satellites beat he Warriors 48-45 to win the ABA title.
Steve Lambert had 24 for the winners, while Partha Porikafor had a career game defensively and Matt Lambalot
controlled the boards both offensively and defensively.
The Satellites reached the overall ABA final by beating the Bullets 61-46 for the ABA Division II title. Lambert, Matt
Lambalot and Jordan Donnelly combined to score 41 points. The Bullets were led by Casey Mcnally (11
points) and Ashanti Brodie (12 points).
Girls Biddy City Final: Knights 47, Tigers 28
Grace Tomasetti, Fiona Curran, Emma Williamson and Hailey Sullivan played great on both ends of the
court against a strong Tigers team to help the Knights win the Girls Biddy City Championship.
Abbie King led all scorers with 16 points, followed closely by Neysa Ouellette (nine) and Megan Morelli (eight).
Other scorers for the Knights were Erika Dahl (two), Molly Dee (four), Danielle Upton (two), Madeleine Paul (two) and Brenna Herbert (four).
The Tigers were led by Marissa Guadette with eight points, along with scores from Stephanie Luce, Amber Dube,
Emily Foltan, Shardei Spearman and Lexi Correa.
Boys Jr. Biddy City Championship: Sonics 45, Jets 25
The undefeated NBA Division Sonics beat the undefeated ABA Division Jets 45-25 to win the Boys Jr. Biddy City Championship.
The Jets took an early lead in the first quarter, led by point guard Micheal Robbins (14 points), but in the end it was the Sonics that showed a solid team effort from their players to win the title.
The Sonics had three players in double digits – Emeka Okorie and Curtis Harris with 10 points each, and Cody Rocheau with 12 points. Solid defense from Colin Keavey, Joey Buturla, Aiden Carrol and Nathan Kane (three points) held the Jets starting line from scoring a lot while the Sonics second and third line of Jackson Lewis (four points), Aditya Dhavala (three points) and John McLaughlin also contributed to the offense.
Cadet Boys State Final: IC 57, St. George 52
The Immaculate Conception Cadet Boys won the State CYO title on March 17 at NHTI in Concord with a 57-52 victory over St. George Cathedral of Manchester.
Nathan Hale led the offense with a game-high 20 points, while Max Serra added 11 points. Defensively, strong performances were turned in by Dylan Gamache, Keenan Dwyer and Cameron Novotny while Nathan Fallon and Sean Murphy controlled the boards.
Other team members making their presence felt defensively were Christian Lowell, Kyle Capone and Caiden Daigle. St. George was led by Dimitri Stamoulis who scored a team-high 17 points.
The IC team is coached by Ed Gillis and Rod Martone. The team now moves on to the New England Regional Tournament in Burlington, Vt., the weekend of March 30-April 1.
Jr. Mites: St. Chris Green finishes undefeated
The St. Christopher School Jr. Mite Green team finished their perfect season of 13-0 with a 12-point win in the Deanery Championship game against the Parish of the Resurrection White team.
St. Chris managed to open up a small lead going into halftime, increasing their lead during the third quarter with great ball movement and unselfish play. The team received tremendous contributions throughout the year from Nasir Perry, Joseph Kenosian, Alex Karski, Manny Mendoza, Alex Nichols, Ben Bourne, Abby Coy, Natalie Sheehy, Matthew Thibault, Chase Nickerson, Emeka Okorie and Alex Williams.
Immaculate Conception 21, St. Chris Gold 8
The St. Christopher School Gold Jr. Mite team wrapped up the 2011-12 season with a 21-8 loss to
Immaculate Conception Parish. The St. Chris scorers were Spencer Labrecque (four points), Michael Popkik (two points) and Emma Tomasetti (two points).
Cavaliers AAA win St. Patrick’s Day Pot-of-Gold Tournament
The Cavaliers Squirt AAA team captured the championship at the St. Patrick’s Pot-of-Gold Tournament in Woodstock, Vt.
In the tourney opener, the Cavaliers beat the Middlebury Huskies 8-0. In their first game of Day 2, the Cavs battled the Henniker Huskies, a team they would see in the championship game, and came away with a 3-2 victory. In Day 2’s night game, the Cavs beat the host Woodstock Marauders 4-2 to reach the title game. In the final, the Cavs pulled out a 4-1 win in their second meeting of the tournament against Henniker.
The Cavs’ front lines of Isaac Rogers/Austin Csizek/Brandon Hugh and TJ Vitullo/Max Sears/Brendon Ferrio outscored their opponents 19-5. While the Cavs’ defensive pairings of Sean Kelly/Chris Sullivan and David Wang/Anil Rao, and goalie Ben Goolsby shut down their opponents’ offense.
Vitullo earned Squirt MVP honors, while Rogers won the shooting drills, Goolsby took second in the goalie drills and the Cavs relay team took third place in the tournament skills competition.
In Valley League Youth Hockey regular season action, the Cavaliers were lost 6-5 to the Boch Blazers. The Cavs’ offense was led by Isaac Rogers, who netted three goals, and Austin Ciszek, who scored the other two. Brandon Hugh recorded the only assist. TJ Vitullo played an excellent game at center in defeat.
NSG Levels 4-6 compete at Amherst Sectionals
Nashua School of Gymnastics’ Levels 4-6 had their second Sectional Meet at Gymnastics Village in Amherst on March 17. Gymnasts needed a 33.00 or higher to qualify for States. The NSG Optional Gymnasts (Levels 9-10) also competed at a Meet at Gymnastics Village.
Level 4 (Ages 6-8)
Cristina Cross had an All Around score of 36.875 (1st place). She scored a 9.375 on vault (1st place), 9.325 on bars (1st place), 9.175 on beam (2nd place), and 9.0 on floor (2nd place).
Sue Mai White had an All Around score of 36.875 (1st place). She scored a 9.3 on vault (2nd place), 9.275 on bars (2nd place), 9.250 on beam (1st place) and 9.050 on floor (1st place).
Casey Orner had an All Around score of 35.625 (2nd place). She scored a 8.725 on vault, 9.1 on bars (3rd place), 9.250 on beam (1st place), and 8.550 on floor.
Amanda Beauregard had an an All Around score of 35.325 (3rd place). She scored a 9.275 on vault (3rd place), 8.150 on bars, 9.1 on beam (3rd place), and 8.80 on floor (3rd place).
April Koczalka had an All Around score of 34.850 (5th place). She scored a 9.2 on vault (4th place), 8.825 on bars (4th place), 8.175 on beam, and 8.650 on floor (4th place).
Nithya Arun had an All Around score of 34.15. She scored a 9.3 on vault (2nd place), 7.625 on bars, 8.625 on beam, and 8.6 on floor (5th place).
Level 4 (9-10)
Sarah Thomas had an All Around score of 35.600 (2nd place). She scored a 8.95 on vault, 9.3 on bars (1st place), 8.7 on beam, and 8.65 on floor.
Cloe Rivest had an All Around score of 33.025 (4th place). She scored a 9.350 on vault (1st place), 7.350 on bars, 8.275 on beam, and 8.050 on floor (4th place).
Level 5 (7-8)
Samantha Gates had an All Around Score of 34.80 (2nd place); she scored a 8.15 on vault, 8.65 on bars, 9.00 on beam and 9.00 on floor.
Corey Foster had an All Around Score of 33.05 (3rd place); she scored a 8.475 (1st) on vault, 7.70 on bars, 8.725 on beam and 9.15 (1st) on floor.
Level 5 (9-10)
Emily Colburn had an All Around Score of 36.325 (1st place); she scored a 8.50 (1st) on vault, 9.30 (1st) on bars, 9.675 (1st) on beam and 8.85 (3rd) on floor.
Breanna Vivier had an All Around Score of 34.875 (3rd place); she scored a 8.35 (3rd tied) on vault, 8.775 (2nd) on bars, 9.00 (4th) on beam and 8.75 (4th) on floor.
Emma Lynch had an All Around Score of 33.30; she scored a 8.35 on vault, 8.20 on bars, 8.45 on beam and 8.30 on floor.
Sarah St. Lawerence had an All Around Score of 32.80; she scored a 8.35 on vault, 7.00 on bars, 8.85 on beam and 8.60 on floor.
Level 5 (11-12)
Meghan Cox had an All Around Score of 36.325 (1st place); she scored a 8.55 (3rd) on vault, 9.275 (1st) on bars, 9.45 (1st) on beam and 9.05 (1st) on floor.
Reece Greenleaf had an All Around Score of 35.325 (2nd place); she scored a 8.35 (4th) on vault, 8.825 (3rd) on bars, 9.20 (2nd) on beam and 8.95 (2nd) on floor.
Madelyn Campano had an All Around Score of 34.975 (4th place); she scored a 8.525 (3rd) on vault, 9.05 (2nd) on bars, 9.15 (3rd) on beam and 8.25 on floor.
Hannah Speight had an All Around Score of 33.15; she scored a 8.10 on vault, 7.70 on bars, 8.60 on beam and 8.75 (4th) on floor.
Level 6 (9-10)
Devon Rosier had an All-around Score of 34.775 (1st); she scored a 9.000 (1st) on vault, 8.400 on bars, and a 9.275 (1st) on beam and an 8.100 on floor .
Abbey Catalano had an All-around Score of 33.000 (4th); she scored a 8.850 on vault, 7.800 on bars, 8.600 on beam, and an 7.750 on floor.
Jenna Hantula had an all-around score of 34.475 (3rd); she scored an 8.300 on vault, 8.225 on bars, 9.250 on beam and an 8.700 on floor.
Level 6 (12)
Kyra Rivest had an All-around Score of 34.675 (1st); she scored a 9.325 (1st) on vault, 8.050 on bars, 8.650 (2nd) on beam and a 8.650 (1st) On floor.
Abby Fitzpatrick had an All-around Score of 34.200 (3rd); she scored a 9.150 (2nd) on vault, 8.400 (3rd) on bars, 8.600 (3rd) on beam and a 8.250 On floor.
Megan Middlemiss placed 1st All Around; She placed 5th on bars, 1st on beam and 4th on floor.
Laura Maggioli placed 6th All Around; She took 2nd on bars, 2nd on beam and 6th on floor.
Molly Fitzpatrick took 2nd on vault and 2nd on floor.
Registration dates set for Force, Crusaders
Registration for the 2012 flag football, tackle football and spirit for Nashua PAL Force and Nashua Elks Crusaders is set for Wednesday, April 4 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, April 14 from 9-11 a.m. at the Elm Street Middle School. It is mandatory that participants also register online with the state officials at http://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Default.asp?snid=jBMCZ1O7X&org=nhyfsc.org
2012 PAL football camps scheduled for June
The Nashua PAL Force City Football Camp, a week-long camp which focuses on strength and speed technique along with the dynamics of offensive and defensive positions, is scheduled for June 11-15 from 6-8:30 p.m. each day at Artillery Field (behind Holman Stadium). All participants must currently be in grades 2-7. There is a $20 cost per participant.
The NPF Position Specific Camps, which focus more on fundamental and techniques of specific offensive and defensive positions along with more one-on-one instructional time are schedules as follows:
Offensive skills positions of quarterback, receivers and running backs, along with defensive the positions of linebackers, safeties and corners on June 18 and 19 at Artillery Field (behind Holman Stadium) from 6-8:30 p.m. All participants must currently be in grades 2-7. There is a $10 cost per participant.
Offensive and defensive linemen on June 21 and 22 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Artillery Field (behind Holman Stadium). All participants must currently be in grades 2-7. There is a $10 cost per participant. For more information, contact NPF football director Jason Fiore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 438-2303. All registration forms must be turned in by May 23.
Nashua Cal Ripken
South registration open
Nashua South Cal Ripken is currently accepting registration information for the upcoming 2012 season. Any boy or girl (ages 5-12) born between May 1, 1999 and April 30, 2007 is eligible to apply. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn the game of baseball and play against great competition. Nashua South is hosting the 11-year-old New England Regional All-Star Tournament this year. Visit www.NashuaSouth.org for more information.
West, Northwest merge to form Central league
Nashua Central Cal Ripken baseball is now accepting registrations for the spring season. Nashua West and Nashua Northwest have recently merged to create Nashua’s newest baseball league for players age 4½ thru 12. Registration can be completed online at www.nashuacentral.org. The fee is $45 for each player, new and returning, and $60 maximum for each family. Visit www.nashuacentral.org for more information and to register.
Nashua Little League
Registration open for 2012
Nashua Little League offers levels for all boys and girls from age 5-12 years old. We also have The Challenger Division (5-18 year olds), a program for developmentally and physically challenged youth, helping them to enjoy the full benefits of Little League participation in an athletic environment structured to their abilities. Spring baseball registration fee: $35 for the first child and $30 for each additional child (family cap is $75). To register, visit www.nashualittleleague.org. This is for minors and majors only. For additional information, visit www.nashualittleleague.org or contact Marion at (978) 226-3868 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
NH U14 Black Flies need two players
The 2012 New Hampshire Black Flies 14U AAU baseball team is seeking one or two players to complete the roster. Based in Bedford, this highly competitive program offers a small roster size, indoor winter training at the Hampshire Dome and the Playball of Nashua, professional instruction and league play (both AAU and GSBL).
The season ends in July with a trip to compete in the AAU National Championships in Fort Myers, Fla., at the spring training facilities of the Red Sox and Twins. For additional details or to request a tryout e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hudson Heat U10 needs to fill roster
The Hudson Heat dirls fastpitch U10 team is looking for a couple of girls, who are serious about softball, to fill out their roster for the upcoming tournament season. Hudson Heat Softball is a very successful organization focusing on teaching solid techniques and mechanics to play at a very competitive level. They are looking for girls born in 2001 or 2002, who are ready to train and compete at the highest level. If interested, contact coach Brian Coyle at HudsonHeatGold@yahoo.com for additional information on trying out for this team.
MYA spring registration now underway online
Registration for the Merrimack Youth Association’s spring soccer season is open online at www.myasoccer.org. Early registration closed March 17. Late registrations will be accepted through April 1. The spring season runs from April 28-June 16.