Local roundup: Hanover boys lacrosse gets first win

Staff Reports
Saturday, April 20, 2019

MERIDEN — The Hanover High boys lacrosse team took an early 4-0 lead and swooped to an 8-5 win over Maine’s Yarmouth High at Kimball Union Academy on Saturday.

Yarmouth attempted a comeback in the second quarter, scoring two goals. Hanover kept its lead sure and steady as both teams scored three goals in the second half. Brandon Brigham was strong at the faceoff, winning 15 of 17.

Kyle Rozzi and Charlie Baughman both scored three goals for Hanover. Caleb Morse scored one goal and had one assist. Brigham and Sylas Oberting had seven ground balls each. Goalie Mason Winter had six saves in net for the Mauraders.

The contest was played on KUA’s Pope Field artificial turf field because of rain that created slopping conditions on the Marauders’ home grass surface. Hanover is unable to use its own artificial field as it undergoes drainiage work.

Hanover (1-2) will travel to Keene on Tuesday.


Marauders, Raideropen season at MV

PENACOOK N.H. — Hanover athletes racked up a bunch of event wins at the season-opening Merrimack Valley Invitational.

Daniel Frost came away with third place in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 10 minutes, 14.19 seconds. Colm Seigme came in third for the 2,000-meter steeplechase in 6:56.03. The Hanover boys 4x100 meter relay team won, getting it done in 44.55 second. Kyle Doucette wo the 200 dash with a 23.21 and came in second for the 400 with a 52.81.

On the girls’ side, the Marauders’ Christine Aman won her 2,000-meter steeplechase in 7:36.98 and came in second in the 800 run in 2:22.84. Anna Stafford came was second in the 300 hurdles with 52.03. The Hanover 4x800 relay team finished second with 10:14.95. Ella Maclean finished third in the 100 dash with a 13:38. Kira Smith ran a 1:04.71 in the 400 dash to claim third place. Leila Trummel finished third in the 3200 meter run with a 12:24.36.

The Raiders also enjoyed some success at the meet. Cody Davis finished fourth in the 3,200 with 10:26.26. Emma Doyle got fifth in the discus, throwing 81 feet, 5 inches. Laken Mooney jumped 30-10 in the triple jump for sixth place.

WOMEN’S GOLF Big Green in hunt

RINGOES, N.J. — The Big Green shared the low team tally of the day on Saturday and closed within two strokes of Columbia for the lead after two rounds of the Ivy League Championship.

Kaitlyn Lees moved into second place individually with her second 2-over-par 74. At 4-over 148, she’s one shot behind Columbia’s Jennifer Wang (70-77-147) for the overall lead.

Dartmouth and Harvard had the low team scores of the day at 302. The Big Green sits alone in second place at 33-over 609 in a jampacked race, with the Lions at 607, Penn at 610, Harvard at 611 and Princeton at 615.

MEN’S GOLF Dartmouth still fourth

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Jason Lieu shot a 2-over-par 73 and Sam Ohno continued his par-happy ways to keep the Big Green in fourth place through two rounds of the Ivy League Championship at Hidden Creek Country Club.

Dartmouth has a team 597 through two days, 13 strokes behind leader Princeton.


Cornell 13, Dartmouth 4Dartmouth 16, Cornell 1

ITHACA, N.Y. — The Big Green and the Big Red both played one good and one bad game and came away with a split.

Cornell blasted four home runs to take the opener. Dartmouth started off slowly but attempted a comeback in the fifth inning with three runs but never got close. Micah Schroeder had three RBIs and Billie McFayden had one.

In the second game Taylor Ward delivered a two-run home run to completely turn the tables. Almer scored four runs and added an RBI, Ward finished with three runs and two RBIs, Schroeder had three runs and three RBIs, and Schae Nelson had two runs. Pitcher Heather Turner threw a strong game. only allowing one run earned on three hits and one strikeout.

MEN’S LACROSSE Penn 22, Dartmouth 6

PHILADELPHIA — Dartmouth’s last away game of the season ended in its 28th consecutive Ivy League defeat thanks to several five-goal runs by the Quakers.

The game started off strong for the Big Green as George Prince scored the first goal in less than two minutes of play. Penn was quick to answer with their first 5-0 run. Prince and Matt Paul both ended with two points, and Ben Martin netted two goals and two assists to end the game with four points.


Johnson & Wales 16Colby-Sawyer 5

NEW LONDON — Johnson & Wales extended a win streak to five games by beating the Chargers on their Senior Day.

Sierra Schuster and Sarah Morin each had two goals. Grace Vosburgh and Jess Tattersall each added one. Goalie Kailyn Lapham had 10 saves.

WOMEN’S TENNIS Columbia 4, Dartmouth 1

NEW YORK — The Big Green went down against Columbia when it couldn’t get its grip on singles matches.

Dartmouth’s only point of the game came from doubles victories. Abigail Chiu and Nicole Conrad defeated their opponents, 6-3. Allison Chuang and Nina Paripovic defeated their opponents, 7-5.

The Big Green travels to Cornell for its last game of the season on Saturday.

MEN’S TENNIS Columbia 7, Dartmouth 0

HANOVER — The 16th-ranked Lions (15-3, 5-0 league) handed the 40th-rated Big Green (14-7, 3-2) a rare shutout defeat at the Boss Center.

Columbia won two matches for the doubles point and was ahead in the third when it clinched. The bottom three players in the Lions' singles ladder all won in straight sets to take the match.

Dartmouth faces Cornell on Sunday.