Kids Sports for May 29-30
The Nashua Cal Ripken baseball season is heating up, and here’s a look at some recent contests:
Aaron Ackerman pitched two scoreless innings, hit a double, and made a spectacular play at third too lead the Royals attack.
Andrew Butler hit a grand slam and was a single away from the cycle to lead the Royals’ victory.
Andrew Butler pitched two scoreless frames. David and Brendan Butler had big hits for the Royals.
Aaron Ackerman pitched two solid innings, collected two hits,a walk and scored three runs to lead the Royals at Jackson Field.
Ben Sterner smoked a triple to center while also making a nice play, with solid defense at shortstop.
Kayden Abreau pitched two solid innings for the As, including three strikeouts.
Cam Flanders had five hits to lead the winners, including a two-run homer Zander Kalloger homered while Zach Jones (three hits) and Nolan Sullivan two hits) also helped out. Jones also struck out six.
The Giants were led by Johnny Graven (three hits) and Max Demers and Jack Ninteau (three runs each).
Other hits came from Dacks Brayden Ouellette Aden Pimentel, Aiden Odonoghue and Myles McKenney, who also played well defensively.
Nolan Sullivan led the way for the Dbacks with three hits, including a homer. Gavin Suchecki had two hits and four runs while Cam Flanders had two hits and three runs.
Aiden O’Donoghue pitched well for the winners, while the Royals were led by Ray Derusha and Aivan Garcia.
The Phillies got a walkoff double by Rick Nunez, and were also led by Brady Wessel (two hits, four runs), Owen Varley (three hits, three runs), and Will McKenney (two hits, four runs).
The Royals had a grand slam blast from Ian McCubrey that cleared Amherst St.
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The Phillies enjoyed hitting from Will McKenney (four runs, two hits), Cooper Vaillancourt (three runs, three stolen bases), Rick Nunez (three runs, two hits), CJ Burge (three runs), Jesse Sakellarios (three runs), and Sean Hall (two hits). Sox had timely hits from Daymien Roy and Jace Dillon.
Marcus Conti struck out seven over four innings, while leading the Athletics offensive attack were Ryan Caruso and Andrew Thibeault who each had two hits and three RBIs.
Joey Lantz also had a hit and an RBI. Ian McCubrey homered for the Royals.
The Phillies came out on top on a mad dash theft of home by Owen Varley. Phillies got hits from Will McKenney, CJ Burge, Rick Nunez, Cooper Vaillancourt, and Patrick LeMay. D-Backs led by Brayden Ouellet (two hits), Cam Flanders (three hits), and Gavin Suchecki (three runs).
RUNNING SERIES IN MAY
Healthy Kids Running Series, a five week running program sponsored by St. Joseph Hospital that will be held locally in the spring and fall for youths ages 2-14, will take place on Sundays at 3 p.m. at Lincoln Park in Nashua.
The spring program is underway and runs through June 20.
This spring the program has have added a high school division. The program offers age appropriate running events including the 50 yard dash, 75 yard dash, quarter mile, half mile, one mile, and this year the two mile.
Kids compete each week for a chance to earn points. At the end of week five, the runners with the most points will receive trophies. All participants receive a medal, a shirt, and race bibs.
There will be no race on Memorial Day weekend. For more information, including costs, go to the signup link at https://runsignup.com/Race/NH/Nashua/HealthyKidsRunningSeriesNashuaNH.