Local roundup: Oxbow softball maintains D-III perch

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Published: 5/24/2022 8:01:33 PM
Modified: 5/24/2022 8:01:32 PM

SOUTH ROYALTON — The Oxbow High softball team maintained its position atop the Vermont Division III standings Monday, defeating White River Valley, 19-0, while receiving a five-inning no-hit performance from pitcher Brianna Gray.

The junior struck out five Wildcats and walked one as the hosts put up 10 hits against White River Valley (0-13).

Anastase Bourgeois, Makenna Simmons and Maggi Ellsworth each had two hits for Oxbow, which hosts Division II Spaulding (8-4) on Thursday.

Kearsarge 22, Lebanon 6

LEBANON — The Raiders scored six or fewer runs for the ninth time this spring.

Lebanon (2-13) closes the season by hosting Inter-Lakes-Moultonborough (0-13) on Wednesday and Bishop Brady (3-9) on Friday.

John Stark 18, Hanover 5

WEARE, N.H. — The Bears trailed, 9-4, entering the seventh but couldn’t avoid an eighth consecutive loss. John Stark is 11-2.

Hanover (1-12) is at Hollis-Brookline (9-5) on Wednesday.

Baseball Hartford 10, Windsor 7

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Colin Vielleux had three hits and three RBIs and allowed four hits during five innings as the Hurricanes’ starting pitcher as Hartford topped the Yellowjackets at Maxfield Sports Complex. Vielleux, a senior, surrendered six runs while striking out nine Jacks and walking five.

Zach Johnson and Nate Clark had two hits each, and Matt Hayes smacked a three-run triple during the fourth inning to break the game open for Hartford. Tommy Mangieri pitched two innings of relief, allowing one hit and one run while striking out five batters and walking five. The visitors finished with 10 hits.

Windsor pitcher Adam Dufour went six innings, allowing 10 hits, striking out three Hurricanes and walking one. Teammate Maison Fortin had two hits and four RBIs.

Hartford (5-7) closes out the week and the regular season by hosting Bellows Falls (11-3) on Tuesday and visiting Otter Valley (5-9) and Burr & Burton (11-3) on Thursday and Saturday. Windsor (4-9) hosts Fair Haven (6-8) on Thursday and Woodstock (5-7) on Saturday.

Lebanon 2, ConVal 1

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. — The visiting Raiders (7-7) produced eight hits and gave their NHIAA Division II playoff hopes a boost while deflating those of the Cougars (5-9) during an errorless contest.

Lebanon sophomore Zach Aldrich started on the mound, allowing six hits and one run during six innings of work. He struck out five batters. Senior Cole Fabry earned the save with a hitless inning of relief.

Aldrich and Fabry hit back-to-back doubles during the sixth inning to forge a 1-1 tie. Sophomore Bennett Hewett singled home Fabry with the winning run.

Lebanon hosts Souhegan (12-5) on Wednesday and finishes the regular season at Hanover (10-4) on Thursday.

John Stark 6, Hanover 5

NORWICH—– The Bears (10-4) scored twice during their final at-bat but saw their four-game winning streak snapped by the defending NHIAA Division II chamnpions. Each team committed three errors.

Hanover ace Sam Sacerdote started and allowed 13 hits and five runs, all earned, during a four-inning effort. He struck out five Generals and walked none. Reliever Jake Toulmin surrendered one unearned run while striking out four batters and walking one during three innings of work.

John Hill had two hits and two RBIs, and Ian Hedgepeth had two hits and an RBI for Hanover, which hosts Lebanon on Thursday.

Boys lacrosse Hanover 15, Bow 7

BOW, N.H. — Brendan Logan scored three goals and added four assists to lead the Bears (5-7). Logan, a junior, will attend Phillips Exeter Academy beginning the fall, ending his standout Hanover football and lacrosse career.

D.H. Hendrick had three goals and three assists for the visitors, who also received two goals and an assist from Brendan Kwaku and two goals from Sam McDonnell. Henry Cotter made 18 saves for Hanover, which visits Goffstown on Wednesday.

Hartford 14, Milton 2

MILTON, Vt. — The Hurricanes (12-1) received six goals and an assist from Joseph Barwood, two goals and three assists from Aidan Boonyaharn and two goals and an assist from Ryan Spaulding.

Hartford, second to Rice (10-0) in the Vermont Division II standings, closes its regular season by visiting St. Johnsbury (4-6) on Wednesday and hosting Brattleboro (1-11) on Friday night.

Lebanon 11, Hopkinton 10

HOPKINTON, N.H. — The visiting Raiders trailed, 7-4, at halftime and 9-7 after three quarters but tied the game with six minutes remaining. Freshman midfielder Otto Bourne struck for the winning goal with 2 minutes, 19 seconds to go.

Bourne produced four goals and an assist, C.J. Childs had two goals and two assists and Griffin Auch had two goals and an assist for the Raiders. James Barnett made 11 saves for Lebanon (9-4), which closes the regular season by hosting Gilford (5-7) on Wednesday.

Girls lacrosse Hopkinton 19, Lebanon 7

LEBANON — The Hawks, second in NHIAA Division III, improved to 12-1 while dropping the Raiders to 9-3 and snapping their four-game winning streak.

Kayla Taber, Ella Longacre and Catherine Cole each had two goals and Molly Smith tallied once for Lebanon, which received 11 saves from Baillie Mako and two from Drew Kantor. The Raiders close the season with road games at Campbell (9-5) and Gilford (12-2) on Wednesday and Thursday.

Boys tennis Woodstock 5, Hartford 2

WOODSTOCK — With the Wasps clinging to a 3-2 lead, seniors singles player Max Hambsch and the doubles pairing of Nate Satterfield and Kip Gaddis finished off victories almost simultaneously to clinch it for the hosts.

Nixon Malik, Jake Singelais, Cooper Dorsogna and Hambsch earned singles victories for Woodstock (9-1), which also claimed the second doubles point via the duo of Satterfield and Gaddis.

Hartford (3-8) hosts Brattleboro and visits Mount St. Joseph on Wednesday and Friday to conclude the regular season. Woodstock hosts Burr & Burton (8-4) on Wednesday to do the same.

Girls tennis Woodstock 7, Hartford 0

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION —- The Hurricanes (0-8) were blanked for the seventh time this spring and conclude the regular season Wednesday at Brattleboro (0-9).

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