Marauders End Season on a High Note
The Hanover High softball team won’t be in the NHIAA Division II tournament, but the Marauders can say they ended the season with a victory.
Hanover split a two-stop doubleheader yesterday, losing at Sanborn 26-5 before returning home to thrash Kingswood 13-2 in the nightcap.
The Marauders finished the season 3-15, one spot from a playoff berth.
Against Kingswood, Darby Phillips started and threw four innings of no-hit ball before Amara Nichols relieved and pitched three shutout innings. Katie Fenton was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and teammate Ashley Elder was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. The Marauders made only one error.
Against Sanborn, Phillips and Carmen Lyons had RBI hits for Hanover.
Sanborn 4, Hanover 3
Man. West 2, Hanover 0
Hanover ended its regular season with a pair of road losses in a unique doubleheader yesterday.
In the first game, the Marauders had only six hits in a loss at Sanborn, which snapped a 3-3 tie with a run in the seventh.
The game was suspended on Thursday after one inning and continued yesterday.
Liam Gantrish had three hits and a run for the Marauders, and teammate Joe Cravero had a double and a run. Cyrus Rothwell-Ferraris belted a two-run triple in the fifth.
Isaac Fleming-Steinberg pitched 62∕3 innings for Hanover.
In the second game, Hanover mustered three hits in a loss to Manchester West at Gill Stadium. Pitcher Liam Gantrish allowed seven hits and struck out one in five innings.
Hanover (11-7) will host a first-round game in the NHIAA Division II tournament on Thursday.
Fall Mtn. 6, Mascoma 0
West Canaan — The Royals (7-8) dropped a home decision to the Wildcats (7-9).
Conant 9, Newport 1
Newport — The Tigers (7-9) ended the regular season with a loss to the Orioles.
Worcester, Mass. — The Hanover High crew competed at the New England Interscholastic Rowing Association championships on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester on Saturday.
Hanover’s third varsity placed fourth in 5 minutes, 25.4 seconds, less than 2 seconds from medaling. Kent and Exeter finished first and second, respectively. Hanover was seeded fifth out of 12 teams, and rowed a perfect heat to qualify for the final. The lineup was Addie Brendel, Juliette Dietz, Ollie Weiss, Jesse Weiss, Julia Wilson, Sarah Seigel, Charly Voelkel, Eloise Dietz and coxswain Mesa Merritt.
The first varsity lineup was coxswain Hannah Glenshaw and rowers Claire Callahan, Lizzie Brighton, Katie Brechbuel, Mily Osied, Katie Madden, Caroline Howell, Sarah Wagner and Valentina Sedlececk.
Rhim Continues Race
Brendan Rhim, a Norwich resident and Hanover High student, is 39th overall after the third stage of the Tour du Pays de Vaud in Switzerland.
On Saturday, Rhim was 28th in the 91-kilometer morning race. He was 68th out of 93 riders in the 21.4-kilometer afternoon race.
American Geoffrey Curran is the overall leader.