HS Roundup: Cards roll, big win for Campbell, Miglani paces North
It was business as usual for many of the local high school basketball teams on Tuesday night.
Bishop Guertin got big boys and girls wins, Nashua North and South boys got post-Bridge victories, and Campbell may have gotten the night’s biggest win, handing Hopkinton only its second loss.
Here’s a look at one of the busiest nights of the season:
BISHOP GUERTIN 95, DOVER 47
The Cardinals (7-3) put on an offensive clinic Tuesday night against the Green Wave. Matt Santosuosso led the scoring sheet with 18 points, Luke Anderson recorded 16 points, six rebounds and four assists, Javari Ellison had 15 points and Eli Youseff added 10 points. BG visits Alvirne on Friday.
NASHUA NORTH 78, SPAULDING 41
Parth Miglani put up 23 points on the score sheet to lead the Titans (11-1) to their eighth straight win.
Jayden Montgomery (12 points), Adrian Lazo (nine points), Robinson Rodriguez (nine points) and Luke Peters (nine points) also added to the offense.
North hosts Salem on Friday.
NASHUA SOUTH 57, GOFFSTOWN 53
The Panthers (9-2) bounced back from their loss to rival North by getting a tough win on the road against the Grizzlies (4-7). Zac Castonguay had 16 points, while Josh Caruso added 15 and Dennis Wainaina had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Goffstown’s Connor Hujsak had 21 points.
It doesn’t get any easier, as they host Bedford (11-1) on Friday.
ALVIRNE 60, KEENE 40
The Broncos are in a groove, having one their third straight thanks to Sammy DeWitt’s 25 points, plus the rebounding and defense of Evan Bettencourt.
Alvirne hosts Bishop Guertin on Friday.
CAMPBELL 59, HOPKINTON 57
Jackson Kanaley (10 points, nine rebounds) knocked down the game winning basket to give the Cougars (9-3) their third win in a row.
Austin McHugh tallied 19 points and 12 rebounds and Colton Martel added 17 points and five assists. Hopkinton fell to 11-2. The Cougars head to Conant on Friday.
LACONIA 74, HOLLIS BROOKLINE 38
The Cavaliers (1-11) suffered their third straight loss when they visited the Sachems. Cameron Kump scored 11 points, Kaleb Popham had seven points and five rebounds and Noah Natalino led the defense with five steals.
HB visits ConVal on Friday.
LONDONDERRY 63, MERRIMACK 58
The Lancers (2-10) halted an eight-game losing streak at the Tomahawks’ expense. Merrimack fell to 5-5 and has yet to win or lose two in a row this season. The ‘Hawks are at Manchester Central on Friday.
BISHOP GUERTIN 74, CONCORD 36
The Cardinals (11-0) keep the ball rolling coming away with a dominant win against Concord. Olivia Murray scored 16 points with Brooke Paquette and Brooke Muller adding 15 apiece. BG hosts Mercy on Saturday.
SPAULDING 45, NASHUA NORTH 33
The Titans (0-10) lose a tough game in the final minutes against Spaulding. They closed to within four with four minutes left but the Red Raiders hit three big 3-pointers to close North out.
Summer St. Pierre had a team high 11 points and Angie King had eight for the locals. North visits Salem on Friday.
GOFFSTOWN 50, NASHUA SOUTH 31
The Panthers drop to 3-8 after their loss to Goffstown. Maizie Barker tallied seven points, while Karina O’Donnell and Ella Karavanic had six each.
South visits Bedford on Friday.
HOLLIS BROOKLINE 57, TIMBERLANE 21
The Cavaliers improve to 8-4 after their decisive win against the Owls. Camryn Dunn led all scorers with 15 points, Cheyenne Colbert collected 12 points and 10 rebounds and Daniella Allanach chipped in with 12 points and nine rebounds. HB hosts ConVal on Friday.
LONDONDERRY 53, MERRIMACK 42
The Tomahawks (3-7) fall to the Lancers at home Tuesday night. Alexis Best had a team high 19 points, Madison McCaffery scored 15 and Leah Monroe had eight. Merrimack hosts Manchester Central on Friday.
ALVIRNE 45, KEENE 33
The Broncos (5-6) end their two-game drought by defeating the Blackbirds. Alyssa Scharn and Ella Harston led the locals with 10 points each and Julia Adams added nine.
Alvirne hosts Spaulding on February 7.
MILFORD 39, SOUHEGAN 36
The Spartans (10-2) trailed 36-30 with three minutes remaining, and then scored the final nine points of the contest to edge the Sabers (2-9). Claire Cote (nine points), Lulu Maguire (eight points), Avery Fuller (seven points), Bailey Johnson (six points) and Ellianna Nassy (four points) led the way for Milford.
Kate Canavan had a game high 18 points for Souhegan. Milford hosts Derryfield on Thursday and Souhegan hosts Timberlane on Friday.
HOPKINTON 47, CAMPBELL 28
The Cougars (5-8) drop a tough game on the road against Hopkinton. Kristina Castellano and Evelyn Page led Campbell with six and five points respectively. Campbell hosts Conant on Friday.
HINSDALE 41, WILTON-LYNDEBOROUGH 36
The host Warriors (5-8) lost their third consecutive game. Bri Fish led the locals with 13 points. WLC hosts Holy Family on Wednesday.
(Telegraph staff writer Tom King contributed to this report.)