Hanover, Lebanon Rule All-Star Team
Concord — The Hanover and Lebanon high school girls hockey teams have combined to fill nearly half of the slots for the New Hampshire High School Hockey Coaches Association all-state team.
Fresh off their fifth straight NHIAA Division I state championship and sixth in seven years of state sanctioning, the Marauders landed five of its players on the association’s three all-state squads. The Raiders, who reached the state semifinals before being knocked out by Berlin-Gorham, added three players to the list.
The first team includes Hanover’s Matti Hartman and Caroline Howell along with Lebanon’s Michaela Schones. The Upper Valley’s leading scorer with 52 points, sophomore Hartman became the fastest Marauder to reach 100 career points with a goal in the Marauders’ 5-1 state championship win over Berlin-Gorham last Saturday. Howell’s 20 assists ranked third on the team, and Schones excelled for Lebanon with a team-high 31 points after moving from defense to center.
Lebanon defenseman Aubrie Mazurek and goaltender Erika Moffitt joined Hanover forward Eliza Laycock and blueliner Margeaux Baker landed on the second team. Hanover forward Sarah Wagner was an honorable mention.
Oyster River’s Sandra Strogen was chosen player of the year, and Berlin-Gorham’s Tanya Rosenburg was selected coach of the year.
N.H. Senior All-Star Game
Exeter, n.h. — Five area high school hockey stars are set to suit up in today’s New Hampshire Senior All-Star Classic, a pair of concurrent contests set for the Rinks at Exeter.
Hanover’s Tom Peters and Lebanon’s Dylan Gaudette and Joe Grout have been chosen by the New Hampshire High School Hockey Coaches Association to play in a 3 p.m. game pitting top senior talent from all three NHIAA boys hockey divisions .
The NHHSHCA will select 20 players from the 43 in the game to make up the Granite State’s roster for this summer’s Make-a-Wish Classic against Vermont at the University of Vermont’s Gutterson Field House. .
A game featuring only NHIAA D-III skaters will also be held today, starting at 3:15 p.m. The 26 athletes selected for the contest include Kearsarge forward Will Aufranc and defenseman Shayne Cashin.
Dartmouth Spins Shutouts
Los Angeles — Junior Kristen Rumley pitched a one-hit shutout and freshman Ashley Sissel and sophomore Morgan McCalmon combined for a two-hit shutout, as Dartmouth (9-10) defeated Canisius, 2-0, and Bethune-Cookman, 4-0, respectively, on Friday afternoon at the LMU Invitational II.
They were the first back-to-back shutout for the Big Green since last season, when it blanked Yale, 5-0 and 8-0, on April 21.
Rumley struck out 11 batters for her sixth win of the season, allowing just a first-inning single. After the hit, she fanned 10 of the next 19 batters.
In the first game against Bethune-Cookman, Sissel was perfect through 41⁄3 innings, before allowing a pair of singles. She was replaced by McCalmon, who did not allow a hit in the final 22⁄3 innings to pick up her first win of the season. The duo allowed just two hits with six total strikeouts. McCalmon helped her cause with a home run.
Kansas 13, Dartmouth 5
Lawrence, Kan. — The 18th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks pounded out 19 hits — nine for extra bases — in handing visiting Dartmouth a defeat. Connor McKay went 3-for-5 with a double, home run and four RBIs, and Colby Wright also had three hits and scored three times to lead Kansas (15-7) to the victory.
Senior Jeff Keller was 3-for-4 with two doubles and scored three of the five runs for Dartmouth (2-8). Teammate Joe Purritano was 3-for-4 with a walk as the Big Green collected 13 hits.
Dartmouth right-hander Michael Danielak (0-2) pitched six innings and gave up eight runs, six earned, on a dozen hits with one walk and three strikeouts.