Local Roundup: The ‘D’ Does The Job
Hanover’s Richard Qiu serves during a doubles match with partner Jackson Greenspan against Lebanon’s Jacob Ryder and Donncha Coyle yesterday at Alexis Boss Tennis Center in Hanover. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »
Hanover’s Katie Irwin hits a return while playing with partner Kendra McGowan against Lebanon’s Brielle Giaccone and Ashley O’Keefe at Alexis Boss Tennis Center in Hanover yesterday. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »
Lebanon’s Donncha Coyle swings back for a forehand during a doubles match with partner Jacob Ryder against Hanover’s Richard Qiu and Jackson Greenspan. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »
Keene, n.h. e_SEmD In an offensive game, Hanover High’s defense was the standout, holding host Keene to just one goal in a wet and wild 19-1 girls lacrosse victory.
“They did a great job,” said Hanover coach Chris Seibel of his defense. “The midfield was in control and Emily Gougelet (six saves) had a great game clearing the ball.”
On offense, junior Hannah Seibel had three goals and three assists to give her 100 points for her Hanover career. “That’s quite an accomplishment,” her coach said.
Rachel Boghosian led the offense with five goals and one assist, while JJ Daniell added four goals and four assists. Christine Croitoru and Mason McNulty chipped in with two scores apiece.
Evie Keating fueled the offense with five assists while scoring once, as did Sophia Lubrano.
The Division II Marauders (12-1) are at D-I Manchester Central on Saturday.
Oxbow 11, Montpelier 7
Montpelier e_SEmD Emily Speck (three assists) and Mikayla Hodge (two assists) had four goals each as the Olympians improved to 6-4. Hodge, a junior, netted her 99th career goal on her fourth strike.
Lauren Tomlinson (four assists), Amber Strock and Drew Pierson also had goals for the O’s, while Becca Calhoun contributed one assist.
Savannah Fay made 23 saves for Oxbow, which plays at Chelsea tomorrow.
New Hampton 9, KUA 5
Meriden e_SEmD Storm Sideleau scored four times for the Wildcats, who slipped to 3-11 in their home finale.
Goalie Christine Bouchat-Bonin made eight stops for the Cats, who wrap up the year at Northfield-Mount Hermon tomorrow.
Lincoln, n.h. e_SEmD The Engineers came back from a 14-6 deficit in the final inning only to see the rally fall one-run short.
Woodsville dug its own hole by allowing eight runs in the third inning despite giving up just two hits in the frame. Three errors proved costly, forcing Woodsville coach Willy Kingsbury to use three pitchers in the inning to stop the flow of runs.
Rallying back, the Engineers had the bases loaded with two outs before a fly ball ended the contest.
Andrew Coleman led the 14-hit offense with three hits and two RBIs. Coleman is 14 for his last 23 at the plate. Ben Fournier added three hits and three runs scored, while Garrett Phelps had two hits and two runs scored.
Woodsville is at Profile tomorrow.
Newport 13, Fall Mtn. 4
Walpole, n.h. e_SEmD The Tigers trounced the Wildcats to improve to 6-8.
Andrew Houde contributed at the plate and on the mound, striking out nine in a complete game while going 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI to help his own cause.
Taner Sherman (2-for-4, three runs) Matt Bocko (2-for-4) and Carl Green (1-for-2, double) all had three RBIs for Newport while Austin Turner had a strong game at catcher, according to Newport coach Ben Bates.
The Tigers are off until Monday, when they make the short trip to Mascoma.
Con-Val 6, Lebanon 5
Peterborough, n.h. e_SEmD The Raiders surrendered a 4-0 lead while falling to 1-12.
Austin Pelletier, Ryan White, Connor Greeley and Cam Broughton all had two hits for the Raiders, White’s steal of home plate staking the visitors to an early 4-0 advantage.
A pair of errors cost the Raiders in the fifth, when the Cougars scored three of five unearned to take the lead.
“We played hard, and probably should have had a better fate,” said Lebanon coach Doug Ashey.
Greeley pitched the first five innings for the Raiders, who host Manchester West on Saturday.
Kearsarge 0 (6)
Claremont e_SEmD The Cardinals mercy-ruled the Cougars in their regular-season home finale behind a stellar outing from pitcher Ryan Tanguay.
Tanguay, a junior, didn’t allow a hit until there were two outs in the final inning, struck out nine and walked two.
“He was just dominant tonight,” said Stevens coach Paul Silva.
Tanguay also fared well at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a double.
Austin Tenney (4-for-4, RBI) and Bryar Rouillard (2-for-4, three RBIs) also had strong days offensively for the Cards (9-3), who are back at it tomorrow on the road against Monadnock.
The Cougars (6-8) go to Conant tomorrow.
Just One for Hanover, Sanborn
Kingston, n.h. e_SEmD The Marauders led 2-0 after one inning when the game was postponed because of rain.
The Marauders host John Stark tomorrow.
KUA 15, Proctor 2
Meriden e_SEmD The Wildcats moved into tomorrow’s semifinals of the Lakes Region League tournament against Holderness School after a one-sided victory over Proctor.
Niko Rufo, Alex Wesoja, Nick Roberto, Doyle Somerby and Paul Leger combined for 8 hits, 11 RBIs and 10 runs scored.
Woodsville 12, Lin-Wood 3
Lincoln, n.h. e_SEmD Becca Hanley had a bases loaded triple in a seven-run fourth inning to propel the Engineers (9-3) to the victory.
Hanley finished the game with a triple, double and three RBIs. Julia Bowman was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in the third inning and four RBIs. Lottie Page added two hits and a double.
Danelle Huntington pitched the first three innings and Page finished it off.
Woodsville is at Profile tomorrow.
Hanover, Sanborn Suspended
Kingston, n.h. e_SEmD The Indians held an 8-5 lead in the bottom of the first inning when the game was suspended because of rain.
No completion date has been determined.
“We took a two-hour ride, played one inning and then got sent two hours home,” said Hanover coach Mike Landau. “What are you going to do?”
The Marauders host John Stark tomorrow.
Newport 12, Fall Mtn. 0 (5)
Langdon, n.h. e_SEmD Stephanie Carl was the star for the Tigers, throwing seven strikeouts against two hits in the shutout while homering and tripling offensively.
Newport improved to 12-2.
Noelle Peterson had a triple and Mindy Carl two singles for Newport, which plays at Mascoma on Monday.
Stevens 13, Kearsarge 2
Claremont e_SEmD The Cardinals improved to 9-3 in their regular-season home finale while the Cougars dipped to 0-14.
The Cards begin a three-game road trip to finish the year tomorrow at Monadnock.
Kearsarge, also on a three-game road trip to finish the season, goes to Conant tomorrow.
Con-Val 13, Lebanon 1
Peterborough, n.h. e_SEmD The Raiders fell to 2-11 in the lopsided loss.
Lebanon plays its home finale today against Merrimack Valley.
Proctor 7, KUA 2
Meriden e_SEmD The Wildcats finished the season 2-9 in a game called after five innings because of rain.
Senior Evie Whittemore had a two-run single for the Wildcats.
Hanover 9, Lebanon 0
Hanover e_SEmD The Marauders concluded their regular season with a perfect 14-0 record after beating Lebanon yesterday on the indoor Boss Center courts.
Hanover will be seeded either first or second and host a first round match in the New Hampshire Division II playoffs that being next Tuesday. Lebanon is currently in third place in the division with one match remaining.
The Raiders are 11-2 on the season, their only losses coming against Hanover.
Kotaro Horiuchi topped Max Reed, 8-2 at No. 1 singles, followed by Christian Mueller over Nabeel Kahn (8-2), Brendan Barth over Will Sanborn (8-2), Henry Pletcher over Jeff Purdy (8-1), Jackson Greenspan over Wyatt Goodwin (8-0) and Sandy Yu over Jacob Ryder (8-6).
In doubles it was the team of Kotaro/Mueller over Reed and Kahn, 8-1, Barth/Pletcher over Sanborn/Purdy 8-2 and Greenspan and Richard Qui defeated Ryder and Donncha Coyle, 8-1.
Lebanon hosts Windham in the regular season finale tomorrow.
Hanover 9, Lebanon 0
Hanover e_SEmD The Marauders shut out the Raiders in a match moved to Dartmouth College’s Boss Center because of inclement weather.
Zoe Yu defeated Lebanon’s Brianna Li 8-2 in the match of the day at No. 2 singles.
Camille Hankel (8-0), Kendra McGowan (8-2), Katie Irwin (8-2), Hazuki Horiuchi (8-4) and Liza Goss (8-0) also garnered singles wins for Hanover.
In doubles play, the Marauder combinations of Hankel Yu (8-2), Irwin-Horiuchi (8-1) and Goss-Emily Acker (8-0) earned wins.
Both teams have one regular-season match remaining, the Marauders traveling to Pelham today and the Raiders playing at Windham tomorrow.
Hartford Third at SVCs
Springfield, Vt. — Zach Temple shot a 6-over-par 78 to lead the Hurricanes to third place at the Southern Vermont Conference championship at Crown Point Country Club.
Mak Lyford shot 83, Mike Follensbee carded 86, Chris Bateman finished at 90 and Jackson Dwyer contributed a 91 for Hartford.
Rutland’s Max Major claimed the individual medal at 1-over 73, beating teammate Drake Hull in a playoff.
Team scores: Rutland 307, Burr & Burton 330, Hartford 337, Mount Anthony 398.
Shaw Third for Ghosts
Randolph e_SEmD Randolph’s Zach Shaw shot a 9-over par 46 to place third overall at a three- team match on Montague Golf Club’s back nine yesterday. Vaughan Keenhold shot a 57 for the Ghosts, who did not have enough participants for a team score.
Peoples Academy’s Adam Badger earned the medal with a 6-over 43. Peoples edged Montpelier, 180-189.
Hanover Sweeps NMH
Hanover e_SEmD The Marauders captured both the boys and girls first varsity eight races yesterday with charge-ahead sprints during the final 500 meters.
Hanover’s boys finished in 4:28.5, nearly eight seconds ahead of Northfield-Mount Hermon.
The girls race was tighter, with the Marauders’ time of 4:19.84 less than three seconds better than NHM.
Lebanon competed in the second varsity eight races, the Raider boys finishing third in 4:48.23 and the girls placing third in 5:20.13. Hanover had also edged NMH at the front of both of those races.
Hanover e_SEmD For the second time in as many days, Dartmouth senior Courtney Bennett was named a third-team All-American. The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association announced its 2013 Division I All-American selections yesterday morning, with Bennett earning a spot on the third team.
For Bennett, a senior, this recognition comes just a day after Synapse Sports tabbed her as a third-team All-American in its annual postseason awards release.
One of three captains on this season’s squad, Bennett, an All-Ivy First Team player, finished fifth on the team in scoring with 22 points on 13 goals and nine assists.
The IWLCA is the main organization associated with women’s college lacrosse and its awards are regarded as the most prestigious in the sport.
To Selection Camp
Princeton, n.j. — Dartmouth College heavyweight rower Brandon Stoner has been chosen to participate in the US Rowing under-23 national team selection came this summer.
A member of the Big Green’s first varsity eight, Stoner most recently helped the Big Green to the Packard Cup in a win over Syracuse. The junior is one of 20 athletes, including 10 from the Ivy League, who have been invited to the camp; he joins Big Green lightweight teammate Josh Konieczny as an invitee.
The camp will choose the men’s eight and four crews that will compete in the U23 World Championships in Linz, Austria, from July 24-28. A full roster is expected by July 10.