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Local roundup: Raiders improve to 15-0

  • Lebanon's Sally Rainey.

  • Windsor's Hunter Grela.



Friday, February 01, 2019

Staff Reports

LEBANON — Rebecca Wright scored 20 points as the Lebanon High girls basketball defeated Coe-Brown Northwood, 59-23, on Friday night at Lang Metcalf Gymnasium to improve its record to 15-0.

Sally Rainey added nine points and Carrie Laramie eight for the Raiders (12-0 NHIAA Division II), who saw 10 players dot the scoresheet.

“That was one of our better games sharing the basketball,” Lebanon coach Tim Kehoe said. “We had 18 assists, so I thought we shared the ball realy well.”

Lebanon, which led at the half, 37-8, visits Hanover on Tuesday in the annual Weschler Cup showdown.

Newfound 43
Mascoma 36

WEST CANAAN — Nicole Williams made four 3-pointers to finish with 12 points for the Royals.

Mascoma (5-9) scored 14 points in the third quarter to trail by just two points, 33-31, heading into the fourth. Michaela Dowd and Bella Kondi each added eight points.

“It was a good game, one we could’ve won,” Mascoma coach Walt Hammond said. “To play a team like Newfound close, I’m proud of them. We’re on the rise.”

The Royals will host Newport on Tuesday.

Plymouth 50, Stevens 43

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — The Cardinals came up just short against the Bobcats, falling to 3-13 overall, 2-11 in NHIAA play.

Sydney Miller had 19 points for Stevens. Jenna Pond added 10. The Cardinals will host ConVal on Friday night.

Nute 47, Mount Royal 30

MILTON, N.H. — The Rams (1-11) won their first game of the winter and avenged a 25-point loss earlier this season. The Knights fell to 8-9 overall and 7-7 in NHIAA Division IV play, continuing to struggle with the absence of leading scorer and rebounder Andrew Normandin, who’s out for the season because of injury.

Nute led, 19-17, at halftime before scoring the second half’s first 13 points. Mount Royal’s Louis Larosiliere scored 17 points. The Knights, who missed both free-throw chances, host Farmington on Tuesday.

Woodsville 51, Profile 44 (OT)

WOODSVILLE — Olivia Sarkis poured in 23 points, Emily Prest had 14 points and Morgan Wagstaff added 10 points for the Engineers (11-2), who trailed by a point at halftime.

Woodsville hosts undefeated Blue Mountain on Monday.

Boys Basketball

Windsor 64, Hartford 56

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Yellowjackets (7-5) held off a strong challenge by the host Hurricanes (1-12).

Windsor was led by the three-headed attack of Hunter Grela (16 points), Robert Slocum (15) and Owen Abrahamsen (14). The Jacks outscored Hartford, 13-8, in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

Shea Bean had a game-high 23 points for the Canes. Alex Bushway added 10 points and Dylan Morse had nine.

Both teams return to action on Tuesday when Windsor hosts Green Mountain and Hartford visits Bellows Falls.

Oxbow 52, Randolph 48

RANDOLPH, Vt. — Matt Emerson scored 18 points and Bryce Isley chipped in 13 and the Olympians (7-5) hit some key free throws down the stretch.

“We went into a spread stall late and got some layups off that,” said Oxbow coach Steve Carson, whose team visits Stowe on Monday.

Sharon 59, Craftsbury 28

CRAFTSBURY, Vt. — Olly Skeet-Browning had 19 points to lead the Phoenix (8-4) to their sixth straight victory.

Sharon held a 14-10 lead early before pulling away. Freshman Tyler Chapin made three 3-pointers to finish with 17 points. Fisher Kelley added 15 points.

“It’s a long drive and we had a slow start,” Sharon coach Blake Fabrikant said. “We were able to turn it around defensively and put it away.”

The Phoenix go for seven in a row when they host Twinfield on Tuesday.

Mascoma 76, Newfound 51

WEST CANAAN — Ben Seiler scored 33 points while sinking five 3-point shots and the Royals improved to 6-7 overall and 5-6 in NHIAA Division III action. Dakota DeCocq and Mike Evans each added nine points for Mascoma, which hosts Franklin on Monday.

Thetford 56, Harwood 41

MORETOWN, Vt. — Eli Dunnet had 18 points and the Panthers pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Highlanders.

Jake Colby chipped in 12 points, Owen Deffner added 10 points and Carter Blain had eight. Thetford led, 42-35, through three before going on a 14-6 run in the fourth to put the game on ice.

The Panthers (9-3) host Randolph in a makeup game on Monday.

White River Valley 43
Blue Mountain 33

WELLS RIVER — The Wildcats led, 29-16, at halftime and host Mid-Vermont Christian on Tuesday.

Troy Walker had 15 points and Zeb Perrault had nine for White River Valley (8-4).

Woodsville 62, Profile 32

WOODSVILLE — Brendan Walker and Billy Green each scored 18 points for the Engineers, who improved to 7-6 overall and 7-4 in NHIAA Division IV play. Woodsville visits Moultonborough on Tuesday.

Coe-Brown 43
Lebanon 40

NORTHWOOD, N.H. — Up 33-28 after three quarters, Lebanon was out-scored, 15-7, in the fourth quarter to fall to 8-5 overall, 6-4 in NHIAA Division II play.

Jon Willeman led the Raiders with 13 points, including three 3-pointers, while teammates Hunter Bienvenu and Wade Rainey added eight apiece.

Lebanon visits Hanover on Tuesday in the annual Weschler Cup game.

Plymouth 65
Stevens 41

CLAREMONT — The Cardinals received 12 points each from Josh Stithen and Owen Taylor, but fell to 0-12.

Boys Hockey

Kimball Union 5
Holderness 1

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Sullivan Mack scored two goals to lead the Wildcats (20-4-0).

Goalie Zach Paputsakis made 20 saves for the win. Arlo Merritt, Paul Dore and Drew Bennett also scored. Merritt added an assists. KUA killed 6-of-6 penalties and will host New Hampton on today.

Nordic Skiing

Hanover races at Whitaker

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. — Hanover’s girls were second and the boys were fourth in Thursday’s 5-kilometer class race at Whitaker Woods in North Conway.

Lelia Trumell placed eighth for Hanover in the girls race with a time of 23 minutes, 57 seconds, followed by teammates Margo Davis (10th) and Katie Davis (12th).

Noah Phipps led the Marauder boys with a 10th-place finish (19:56), followed by teammates Jack Meehan (13th) and Peter Burnham (15th).

Team scores: Girls — Kennett 385, Hanover 363, InterLakes 360, Moultonborough 350, Derryfield 335, Oyster River 96. Boys — Kennett 391, Moultonborough 365, InterLakes 363, Hanover 353, Derryfield 327, Oyster River 91.

Alpine Skiing

Hanover Second

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. — Eric Goodney led the Marauders to a second place finish at Waterville Valley.

Goodney was third overall with a combined time of one minute, 5.79 seconds. Dylan Katlowitz was eighth (1:10.91) and Theodore Ruth was ninth (1:11.23). Zane Schiffman rounded out the Hanover scoring runs in 13th (1:15.24).

Kennett’s Connor Glavin won with a time of 1:03.27.

Team scores: Kennett 391, Hanover 372, Plymouth 363, Pembroke 354.