Bishop Guertin skiers bring home state crown
The Cardinals had a great showing at the Division I State Meet. Colin Rathbone and Colby Rathbone placed sixth and seventh respectively, to lead BG in the Giant Slalom event. BG would finish second overall as a team in the Giant Slalom.
The Cardinals would go on to win the Slalom with 374 points. Sam Froio finished third and Colby Rathbone placed eighth in the Slalom.
With a win and a runner up, Guertin won the Division I State Championship with 736 points to Bedford’s 726.
Bishop Guertin 54, Manchester Memorial 47
The Cardinals (10-2) cut it close, but picked up a home win against Memorial. Kyle Baker led BG with 16 points, John Sullivan had 11 and Dylan Santosuosso added 10. BG visits Manchester Central on Friday.
Exeter 73, Nashua North 61
The Titans drop to 8-3 after losing to undefeated Exeter on the road. Nate Kane led the team with 16 points, Brenden Choate scored 14 and Curtis Harris had 13. Gabe Buxton had 12 rebounds to lead the defense. North visits Windham on Friday.
Nashua South 50,
Ivan Nyantenji knocked down 16 points to squeeze the Panthers (8-4) by Trinity. Andres Hulfachor added 14 in South’s fifth straight win. South hosts Concord on Friday.
Alvirne 60, Salem 57
The Broncos picked up a big road win to improve to 5-6. Meshack Mugariri scored 15 points, Liam O’Neil collected 14 and Jacob Hibbard had 13 for the locals. Alvirne hosts Winnacunnet on Friday.
ConVal 42, Souhegan 40 (OT)
Matt McCool dropped 21 points in the Sabers (4-6) loss to ConVal. Curtis Redd added eight points for the locals.
Souhegan had to come back from an 11 point deficit to force overtime. Souhegan hosts Kingswood on Friday.
Nashua South 36, Trinity 24
The Panthers evened their record at 7-7 with Tuesday night’s road win. Julianna Martin had 10 points and Aryanna Murray had seven. Cath Covert and Kirsten McIntire had six apiece. South visits Concord on Thursday.
Salem 55, Alvirne 48
The Broncos fell to 2-11 despite 11 points from Paige McKinley, nine from Sara Ruigrok and eight by Alyssa Scharn. Salem’s Jordyn Franzen scored 24, including her 1,000th career point.
Alvirne visits Winnacunnet on Friday.
Exeter 52,Nashua North 42
The Titans (3-11) shooting woes and turnovers, results in their fifth straight loss. Victoria Conrad and Lilly Brooks had eight and seven points. North hosts Windham on Friday.
Manchester West 47, Milford 24
The Spartans (0-15) hung tough against West with a 22-14 halftime deficit, until West outscored the locals 25-10 in the second half. Sarah Dobbs led the Spartans with 11 points. Milford visits Pembroke on Wednesday.