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Engineers Earn First Win

Pitching, Offense Rule As Woodsville Rolls

  • With a nosebleed from the previous play held in check by a paper towel, Woodsville’s Jaime LoCascio rounds third base during yesterday’s win over Lin-Wood. (Valley News - Libby March)

    With a nosebleed from the previous play held in check by a paper towel, Woodsville’s Jaime LoCascio rounds third base during yesterday’s win over Lin-Wood. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Woodsville’s Jason Fullerton looks out of the dugout yesterday. (Valley News - LIbby March)

    Woodsville’s Jason Fullerton looks out of the dugout yesterday. (Valley News - LIbby March) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Woodsville’s Ben Fournier tags out Lin-Wood’s Andy Harrington yesterday in Woodsville. (Valley News - Libby March)

    Woodsville’s Ben Fournier tags out Lin-Wood’s Andy Harrington yesterday in Woodsville. (Valley News - Libby March) Purchase photo reprints »

  • With a nosebleed from the previous play held in check by a paper towel, Woodsville’s Jaime LoCascio rounds third base during yesterday’s win over Lin-Wood. (Valley News - Libby March)
  • Woodsville’s Jason Fullerton looks out of the dugout yesterday. (Valley News - LIbby March)
  • Woodsville’s Ben Fournier tags out Lin-Wood’s Andy Harrington yesterday in Woodsville. (Valley News - Libby March)

Woodsville — Sam Wilson pitched a two-hitter to lead the Woodsville baseball team to a 12-2 victory in six innings over visiting Lin-Wood yesterday afternoon.

Wilson went the distance, striking out seven Lumberjacks, walking four and allowed two unearned runs. Garrett Phelps had a single and a two-run double in the five-run fifth inning en route to collecting three RBIs. Ben Fournier added four hits and drove in two while Matt Abrams had three hits.

Woodsville (1-3) visits Moultonborough tomorrow.

Fall Mtn. 12, Newport 5

Langdon, n.h. — The Tigers (0-4) had their best offensive showing of the season, but fell to the Wildcats.

Aaron Cherry singled and doubled to drive in three runs. Tanner Sherman had two runs scored and a single. Matt Bocko singled and scored a run. Cherry started on the mound, taking a tough luck loss allowing just one earned run in four innings, recording two strikeouts against three walks and six hits.

John Stark 6, Lebanon 0

Weare, n.h. — The Raiders’ early-season woes continued as Lebanon managed just four hits in falling to 0-3.

Connor Greeley took the loss for Lebanon, tossing 51∕3 innings while allowing four earned runs on five hits. Cameron Broughton pitched the duration, allowing one hit. Noah Mayes had a double while Greeley, Tanner Simms and Grayson Hardy singled.

The Raiders look forward to their home debut on Monday against Sanborn.

Softball

Woodsville 13
Lin-Wood 1 (6)

Woodsville — The Engineers scored early and often in blowing out the Lumberjacks to improve to 2-1.

Kat Emley keyed a four-run first inning for Woodsville with a two-out bases clearing double. Abby Simano scored twice, had three RBIs and ended the game with her two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning. Paige Martin was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.

Danelle Huntington started in the circle, pitching four innings while recording six strikeouts. Lottie Page tossed the last two innings. The Engineers visit Moultonborough tomorrow afternoon.

Windsor 21
Bellows Falls 8

Westminster, Vt. — The Jacks benefitted from 20 walks and a pair of hit batsmen to beat the charitable Terriers.

Taylor Potwin and Erin Lapine had matching lines of three runs scored, a hit and two RBIs for Windsor (2-2). Nikki Kibling added a pair of runs, a pair of RBIs and a single. Ashley Bly pitched the first four innings, allowing seven runs on 10 hits while striking out five. Mariah Marsh added three innings in the circle, giving up one run on four hits with one strikeout. Windsor hosts Leland and Gray on Wednesday.

Stevens 14, Mascoma 0 (5)

Claremont — Tori Maslan pitched a five inning one-hitter to lead the Cardinals (2-1) past the Royals.

Maslan recorded 11 strikeouts against five walks. Danielle Tenney had a double and two RBIs while Jenna Deschaine had a single and drove in two. Abbey Rouillard and Gabby Cutts also had hits. Mascoma pitching surrendered 14 walks and the Cardinals took frequent advantage.

Boys Lacrosse

Hanover 8
Yarmouth (Maine) 7

Hanover — The Marauders beat a second opponent from Vacationland this season as Jesse Brown had four points to lead the attack.

Brown finished with three goals and an assist for Hanover, which trailed 2-0 early and then emerged late as the teams battled back and forth the whole way. Brendan Forauer and Andrew Huizenga each had a goal and a helper while Conor Austin, Zach Taylor and Worthy Gardner also scored. Austin Taylor added an assist. Goalie Dan DeRoy stopped three shots for the Marauders.

Josh Martin was an impressive 13-for-18 on faceoffs while Carl Keating had seven ground balls. Hanover hosts Manchester Central this afternoon.

St. Johnsbury 9
Hartford 8

St. Johnsbury, Vt. — John Bielecki had five goals and an assist for the Canes, who lost a back-and-forth contest at St. Jay.

The hosts broke an 8-8 tie on a goal with five minutes to play. Andrew Atkinson, Zach Summarsell and Walker Judd also scored for Hartford. Goalie James Young stopped nine shots for the Canes, who host Randolph on Tuesday.

New Hampton 8
Kimball Union 6

Meriden — The Wildcats battled to a 6-6 tie for 45 minutes before surrendering a pair of goals in the final three minutes to lose a tough one.

Andrew Jarrett had three goals to lead KUA. Morgan Dewdney, Eric Megnia and Mike Robertello also scored. Cam Beecy was a perfect 5-for-5 on faceoffs to help give the Wildcats an edge. KUA (0-5) visits Proctor tomorrow night.

Kearsarge 15, Lebanon 4

North Sutton — Travis Newman had four goals and a pair of assists as the Cougars (3-2) dominated the Raiders.

Ollie Gallo had two goals and two assists while Robbie Lutz and Peter Allen each had two goals and a helper. Andrew VanHooydonk scored twice while Tom Barss, Matt Pickman and Jordan Barthol also had goals. First year senior lacrosse player Jason Harrington added an assist.

Goalie Will Aufranc stopped 20 shots for Kearsarge, which hosts Pembroke on April 26.

Girls Lacrosse

Kearsarge 17, Pelham 3

Pelham, n.h. — The Cougars led 10-0 after just eight minutes of action and remain undefeated at 4-0.

Gemma Bready had five goals to lead a balanced scoring attack. Caitlin Anderson and Jonalyn Burt each had a pair of goals. Freshman Kaileigh Davis scored the first two goals of her career, while Marissa DeAngelis also scored her first varsity goal.

KUA 15, Tilton 5

Tilton, n.h. — Morgan Walsh scored four goals and Marina Cerulo three as Kimball Union dominated Tilton School. Amelie Poirier had 13 saves in goal for the Wildcats.

Boys Tennis

Kearsarge 5
White Mountains 4

North Sutton — The Cougars (2-4) won five of six singles matches to edge the Spartans.

Carver Bosela won 8-3 in the top singles contest. Vinny Metrano (8-6), Will Anderson (8-3) and Charlie Bossi (9-7) also won. Drake van Kannewurff added an 8-0 victory at No. 6 singles for his first win of the season.

Kearsarge returns to action on April 29 at Gilford.

Girls Tennis

Kimball Union 6
New Hampton 3

Meriden — The Wildcats (2-1) won four of six singles matches and earned the home victory.

Bea Sanchez-Argueso won 6-4, 7-5 while Maya Karosas was a 6-3, 6-1 victor.

Rebecca DeTurk (7-5, 6-2) and Molly Adams (6-1, 6-2) also won. DeTurk and Adams parterned for an 8-4 victory in their doubles match while Sanchez-Argueso and Lindsey Landweherle won 8-2 in their doubles match.

KUA visits Proctor on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Women’s Lacrosse

Colby-Sawyer 19
Green Mtn. 7

New London — The quartet of Laurel Bauer, Alyssia Janak, Carly Baker and Caitlyn Whearty each scored three times to lead the Chargers over the Eagles.

Katie Cawley added her first varsity goal while Sara Berry and Michelle Upham also scored. Colby-Sawyer led 5-0 after just 10 minutes of play and had a 14-6 advantage at the half.

Former Oxbow goalie Karley Hamilton and former Stevens goalie Jodi Dumayne combined to hold the Eagles’ offense in check.

The Chargers visit Castleton on Saturday at noon.

College Baseball

Dartmouth 12
Saint Anselm 2

Hanover — Matt Parisi and Jeff Keller each had three hits as the Big Green cruised to victory over Saint Anselm.

Chad Piersma added two hits as Dartmouth won for the sixth straight time to improve to 23-6. Starting pitcher Adam Frank threw three innings, walking three and hitting a batter while holding the Hawks scoreless.

Louis Concato followed with two perfect innings of relief before Beau Sulser recording six outs out of the seven batters he faced.

Dartmouth visits Yale for a pair of doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday.