Local roundup: Hanover Alpine girls take second at states

  • Hanover High's Wesley Stocken competes in the NHIAA Division II Alpine skiing championships at Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway, N.H., on Feb. 11, 2021. Stocken took sixth place in the afternoon slalom, helping the Marauders win their first state title since 2009,

Staff Reports
Published: 2/10/2021 10:44:21 PM
Modified: 2/12/2021 8:39:30 AM

Staff Reports

FRANCESTOWN, N.H. — The Hanover High girls Alpine ski team finished second overall to Kennett, 769-721, at the NHIAA Division II championship on Wednesday at Crotched Mountain. 

The Marauders placed four skiers in the top 10 of the slalom, boosting their overall team score. Katie Stannard (1:09.22) took fifth, and Ella Goodney (1:09.68), Ashley Cotter (1:10.49), Casey McGuire (1:10.5) finished 7-8-9. 

In the giant slalom, McGuire and Goodney tied for 12th with a time of 1:29.79. Cotter (1:30.25) was 14th and Lilly Clapp (1:32.82) was 19th. 

Team scores: Kennett 769, Hanover 721, Souhegan 697, ConVal 676, Bow 632, Oyster River 609, Windham 574, Goffstown 573, Kingswood 558, Pembroke 514, Hollis Brookline 358, Merrimack Valley 162. 



Lebanon 45, Keene 43

KEENE, N.H. — The Raiders ended the game on a 9-0 run to pull out the road win against the D-I Blackbirds. 

Karsten Hanson had 11 points and Jack Stone finished with 10 for Lebanon, which only led 33-31 entering the fourth quarter. 

The Raiders improve to 6-0 and visit Kearsarge on Thursday night. 




Lebanon 52, Keene 50

KEENE, N.H. – Tied at 35 entering the fourth quarter, Catherine Cole netted eight of her 17 points to lead the Raiders past the D-I Blackbirds. 

Ella Longacre and Sally Rainey each finished with eight points, and Molly Smith and Mary Rainey both recorded seven points.

Lebanon (6-0) are scheduled to host Kearsarge on Friday. 



Hanover 2, Windham 1

WEST LEBANON — The Marauders put 20 shots on the visitors net in the second period, giving way to goals from Angus Frew and Alex Rockmore. 

Windham made it 2-1 in the second period, but Hanover (2-5-0) held on in the third, in large part thanks to goaltender Luke Ives stopping a breakaway with 10 seconds remaining. 

Jack Stadheim, Jack Gardner and Curtis Rice each tallied assists for the Marauders, who visit The Salem Icenter for a rematch with Windham on Saturday night. 

Lebanon-Stevens-MR 6, Monadnock-Fall Mountain 0

WEST LEBANON – Up 1-0 after the first period, the Raiders blitzed the visitors for three goals in the second to pull away. 

Griffin Auch scored twice and had an assist for Lebanon (3-2-0). Andrew Duany and Will McGee each netted an assist and goal, and Aidan Yates and Cesar Salcedo scored once. 

“The ice was pretty tilted in the first period and we finally broke through at the midway point,” Lebanon coach Jim Damren said. “Scoring three in the second period was very important because we didn't want to let them hang around.”

Jake Kriplin had two assists and Luke Greene added one for the Raiders, who host Plymouth-Kearsarge on Thursday night. 


Lebanon boys, girls sweep

MERIDEN — Ayla Weale (18:29.2), Zoe Chinn (19:26.9), Anna Illsley (19:51.2), Ana Goodwin (20:26.2) and Maya Barnett (20:31.3) swept the top five spots, respectively to a seal the Raiders team win at Plainfield Elementary School.

On the boys side, Daniel Mladek won the boys race with a time of 16:08.5. His teammate, Seth Carl, finished second thanks to crossing the finish line in 16:40.5. John Bieszczad (17:23.4) was fourth and Micah Achmoody (17:38.4) took fifth. 

Boys team scores: Lebanon 12, Keene 43.

Girls team scores: Lebanon 10, Keene 66, ConVal 85.



Mascoma 31, Winnisquam 21

WEST CANAAN — Cam Stebbins and Roman Farnsworth each picked up decisions, and Damian Nestle pinned his competitor. 

Asa Michetti, Garret Giovagnoli and Emma Mullaly won via forfeit. Mascoma visits Winnisquam on Saturday. 

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