Gleiser first at XC meet

  • Lea Perreard —Tris Wykes

  • Mckenzy Carrier —Tris Wykes

  • Keegan Murphy —Tris Wykes

Published: 9/25/2023 7:27:41 AM
Modified: 9/25/2023 7:26:51 AM

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Hanover High’s Lucien Gleiser finished first Saturday at the Manchester Invitational cross country meet, leading the Bears to victory among 37 teams from around New England.

Hanover’s girls were second and paced by Lea Perreard, who finished second in the 5k race.

With 262 other male runners, Gleiser completed the course in 16 minutes and 6 seconds, nipping the second-place finisher by two seconds.

Perreard finished in 18:10, 50 seconds behind the victor. The meet was divided between small schools, which included Hanover, and large schools. Perreard’s time was 18 seconds faster than the winner of the large school division.

Thetford Academy’s boys were seventh and Lebanon 23rd. The Panthers girls finished 14th among 28 teams and Lebanon was 22nd.

Gleiser and Perreard now rank as the second-fastest Hanover High School boy and girl in school history, said coach Eric Picconi said.

Picconi said Hanover’s boys settled in up front from the start.

“It was confident, bold running at its best,” Picconi said. “Andrew Valentino and Will Parker also climbed the all-time list with amazing, light racing.

Thetford’s top finishers were Brady Sloop (29th, 17:14) and for the girls, Ava Hayden (18th, 20:12). Lebanon’s Chip Silver came across first for the Raider boys (59th, 18:07) and Olivia Hanna (31st, 21:07) for the girls.

Anita Miller of White River Valley, which did not have enough runners for a team score, finished 16th (20:07). Hanover placed three girls in the top ten from a field of 219. Lila Muirhead was fourth (18:53) and Megan Faris, 7th (19:19).

Team results: Boys – Hanover 87, Souhegan 132, Haddam-Killingworth (Ct.) 154, BFA-St. Albans 174, Oyster River 191, Milford 252, Thetford 340, Monadnock 344, Bow 377, St. Thomas Aquinas 418, Lebanon (23rrd) 569.

Team results: Girls: Oyster River 47, Hanover 57, North Shore (Mass.) 212, Mascenic 218, Souhegan 251, Haddam-Killingworth (Ct.) 268, Bishop Guertin 278, Hopkinton 288, Plymouth 318, Thetford (14th) 412, Lebanon (22nd) 484.,

Girls soccer

Hanover 15, Manchester Memorial 0

HANOVER — Bella Hunt scored three times, Bummie Loughman produced two goals and two assists and Sydney McLaughlin had five assists. The Bears hung an 11-0 halftime lead on the Crusaders (0-9), who suffered their most lopsided loss of the season.

Manchester Memoiral, outscored 73-2, thus far, was shut out for the seventh time. Ten Bears had single goals for Hanover (5-3), which hosts Merrimack (4-3-1) on Tuesday.

Mascoma 3, Bishop Brady 2 (OT)

WEST CANAAN — Emily Seiler’s penalty kick after a hand ball in the box with two minutes remaining in double overtime sent the Green Giants (2-4-1) to defeat.

Seiler scored an earlier goal, also on a penalty kick, and Spanish exchange student Andrea Fernandez scored with assist from Braelyn Stone. Mascoma (5-4-1) plays at White Mountains (1-6-1) on Wednesday.

Woodstock 7, Hartford 1

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Chloe Masillo and Olivia Grasso each had two goals and an assist each as the Wasps improved to 3-1 and Hartford dropped 0-4.

MacKenzy McCarry scored for the Hurricanes with an assist from Sylvia Johnson. The hosts started six freshmen.

“We are getting better every time out,” Acker said. “We are learning on the fly and taking some lumps on the scoreboard, but the kids all trust in each other.”

Both teams are on the road Tuesday, Hartford at Windsor (4-1-1) and Woodstock at Otter Valley (5-1).

Rivendell 3, Sharon 0

RIVENDELL — Harper Traendly, Erin Ricker, and Emily Oquendo scored for the Raptors (2-2), who host Randolph (2-4) on Tuesday. Sharon (0-5) visits West Rutland (5-1) on Wednesday.

White River Valley 3, Randolph 2

SOUTH ROYALTON — Cassie Armstrong had two goals, including the winner and Amara Callum-Flowers took nine shots and also scored.

The Wildcats, who trailed, 2-1, at halftime, received seven saves from Imari Taylor. Coach Kim Prestridge touted defenders Tanner Drury, Sadie Kinsley, and Sarah Rule.

“We were consistent with our possession game,” Prestridge said. “The girls continually got to the ball first, which was essential for our success today.:

White River Valley (4-3) visit Green Mountain (2-4-1) on Wednesday.

Boys soccer

Lake Region 5, Thetford 1

ORLEANS, Vt. — The Panthers (4-2) trailed, 2-0, at intermission to Lake Region (3-2-1). Thetford hosts Harwood (2-1-2) on Tuesday.

Rivendell 10, Sharon Academy 0

ORFORD — Jacoby Patterson had three goals and Will Knowles added two against the Phoenix (0-6).

Ragan Pelligrino, Luke Avery, Ryan Lent, Cyrus King and Wyatt Parker all scored for Rivendell and keeper Carter Bacon had six saves.

Rivendell (3-2-1) is at Randolph (5-1) on Wednesday. Sharon plays at Randolph on Monday.

Richford 3, Oxbow 0

BRADFORD — The Olympians (1-5), who suffered their third shutout, are at Danville (1-3) on Tuesday.

Mascoma 3, Bishop Brady 0

CANAAN — Brayden Pierce had a goal and an assist, Tanner Moulton had a goal and Mason Ballard had an assist against the Green Giants (0-5).

Mascoma (5-3) travels to Kearsarge (4-1) on Tuesday

Randolph 4, White River Valley 1

SOUTH ROYALTON — The Galloping Ghosts (5-1) handed the Wildcats (4-3) their second consecutive loss. WRV visits Bellows Falls on Saturday.


Hanover 49,
Hillsboro-Deering-Hopkinton 6

HILLSBORO, N.H. — Quarterback Roger Lucas threw three touchdown passes. Jeffrey Vidou had 253 total yards including touchdowns on a 53-yard punt return and 67-yard run on the first play from scrimmage to lead Hanover.

Lucas connected with Teddy Summer for two scores and to his brother, Roy Lucas, for the third. Tanner Longmoore and David Frechette added rushing touchdowns for the Bears, who led 42-0 at halftime.

Hanover coach Sam Cavallaro praised the kickoff team, led by Longmoore and kicker Ryan O’Hern as they pinned the Hillcats deep in their own territory six times. O’Hern was 7-for-7 on extra points.

Jaysen Oriol, Longmoore, Keegan Murphy, Andrew Frechette, Tristan Robles, Mateo Trimble and Alex Mcgrath all played well on defense, Cavallaro said. Hanover (3-1) hosts Souhegan on Oct. 6.

Windsor 32, Mount Mansfield 12

JERICHO, Vt. — Corey Lockwood had a 26-yard run for a touchdown and caught a 13-yard pass from Brooks Ruderman for another score to lead the Yellowjackets (4-0) over Mt. Mansfield (0-3-1).

Ruderman also had a 76-yard pass play to Daniel Haugaard-Steffensen and one for 13 yards to Gavin Martin, who added his own 3-yard touchdown run. Windsor led, 25-0, at halftime. Windsor is off until a home contest against Springfield on Saturday, Oct. 7

Poultney 28, Oxbow 0

BRADFORD – The Olympians fell to 1-3 and visit Spaulding on Friday.


Hartford 3, Vermont Commons 0

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hurricanes (4-1) host Lyndon Institute (1-2) on Tuesday.

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