Bedford Sports Talk
Friday, January 18, 2013
BYL holding preseason skills
The Bedford Youth Lacrosse is holding indoor skills at NHSportsplex on Tuesdays from 5-6 p.m. for Rec and U11 players, and 6-7 p.m. for U13 and U15 players. Registration for the spring season is required to participate, and details about registration and field assignments for skills are available at www.byla.org.
Bedford Athletic Club dropped its first of the season in a close match to Bedford Bulletin, losing 13-12. Colby Martineau had good defense and Joey Znoj hit a late free throw for Bedford Athletic Club.
Bellwether Credit Union came up short despite a late rally, losing 24-11 to Cross Net. Cody Treu had a great bucket and Aiden Carroll had good ball movement for Bellwether Credit Union while Shawn Toscano and Ryan Predible scored for Cross Net.
Bedford Journal beat Neat As a Pin in a hard fought game 12-9. Ryan Juliano and Owen Zuill led Bedford Journal while The Pinners were led by outstanding play by Colin Chandonnet and Gavin Bolton.
Dovetail Dental squeaked past Flooring Associates 16-12. A three-point play by Matthew Piekerin and clutch foul shots by Bohdan Higley in the final minutes sealed the win. Flooring Associates was lead by Vidhur Narayan, Nick Allen, Ryan Ashburner and Toren Coulter.
Bedford Friends of Recreation defeated Hearthside Realty 14-7. BFOR’s tenacious defense held Hearthside Realty in check most of the game with strong rebounding by Alex Zwickau and Aiden Winstead. Hearthside Realty was led by Matt Ferrucci, Sam Lacombe and Spencer Hewett.
Verizon Wireless Arena defeated NAMTEK Corp. 21-14. Verizon was led by Nikhil Gottemukkala, brothers Sean and Michael McSherry and Zack Gamache. Rohan Nagaraju, Max Manniello and Chris Delano to secure the win. NAMTEK Corp.was led by Ben Westbrook, Micheal Pratt, Jim Westbrook, Cam Climer and A.J. Peluso.
Fifth- and sixth-grade
Keller Williams defeated Bedford Friends of Recreation 24-12. Derek Moscillo, Connor Fulton, Zach Garron and Vincent Capodilupo led the offense to a hard-fought victory. Hunter Sarsfield, Jack Looney and Johnny Redman played a solid defense with help from Nick Michaud and Scott Landies.
Luke Barreto and Paul Connolly both played great defense in helping Hot Rize Bagels defeat the Mavericks 29-13.
Bedford Firefighters won a thrilling game 29-25 in overtime over Next Step Orthotics. Aidan Kenny, Cam Costa and Kyle Christensen made clutch scores while Jack Grogan anchored the defense.
Lucas Codair and Trey Ravenelle helped fuel the offense and Liam O’Brien defended well as Robert Starace Homes prevailed over Northeast Record Retention 33-25.
Seventh- and eighth-grade
Manchester Harley Davidson triumphed over Boehm Graham ID 33-24. Harley had a balanced scoring attack, led by Cameron Curcio, Matt Prothero, Ricky Salvatore and Haaris Mir-Sultan. A strong defensive effort was put forth by Trent Gallo, Tim Hoke, Greg Wheeler and Ian Spendley. Boehm Graham scoring was fueled by Connor McCullough while Sam Lademan played stout defense and secured the boards.
Gould & Gould Law defeated Social Bridges 29-18. Nick Gelinas and Ben Hawkins delivered an outstanding effort for Social Bridges.
Active Body Studio defeated the Celtics 37-27. There was great defensive play and rebounding by Alex Woo, Anthony Rainey, Harry Kollmorgan and Sam Lacombe.
NH Print & Mail jumped out early to win against KerrBuild 35-29. Danny Boyarsky led the scoring with three 3-pointers and Graham Burdon led the defensive effort. Matt Gilligan led KerrBuild with help from Ethan John and Corey McGinley converted a 3-point play and contributed several assists.
Capital Kitchen & Bath defeated Generations 32-18. Generations had some bad bounces but strong play by Tyler Stone and great hustle by Rishab Thapa. Mikael Brown led the scoring for Capital Kitchen while Quinn Hamlin chipped in three 3-pointers to seal the victory.
Third- and fourth-grade
Small Green Computers were led to victory today by strong defensive play by Kennedy Healy and strong offensive play by Abigail Forrester who set up many nice scores 18-6 over TX Instruments. Texas Instruments worked hard and continues to show improvements each week. Emily Richardson and Ariana Steinbrueck showed their skills on offense.
American Red Cross Blood Services beat Bedford Hills Care and Rehab 17-7. Bedford Hills had great hustle by Isabella Krasinski along with strong defense by Elizabeth Chopra.
Maeve Jackson led team Lovering Volvo to a win with great focus and tenacity while Lily Mooney provided solid defensive support to the team. Bedford Athletic Club was led by Marie Hamill offensively with four points, and defensively both Emily O’Brien and Hannah Collins had many key steals and rebounds.
Fifth- and sixth-grade
SnapDragon and East Coast Managers tied 12-12. Veronica Gikas helped lead an exciting SnapDrag comeback and Grace Rooney’s last-minute steal and basket tied the score.
Davidson Keller Williams won a battle against a tough Mavericks team 18-16. Erica Barley played very tough defense and broke up multiple fast breaks for the Mavericks. Megan Souter and Sydney Lynch both played well for the Mavericks with eight and six points respectively.
NH Orthopedics won a close game 14-12 in overtime against the Crazy Monkeys. Cat Ahnen played an outstanding game on both offense and defense, and Carolyn Tierney was a force on both ends of the court.
Seventh- and eighth-grade
Precision Letter provided a complete team effort to achieve its first win of the season over Dunkin Donuts. Molly Elrick lead the team in scoring and rebounds. Elizabeth Mailhot and Chloe Adams provided offensive support while Natalie Laverendeau, Paige Noble, Erica Gettings, Shannon Gettings and Deven Mullen provided shut down defense.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway used a strong defensive effort to beat Adnia Day Spa 41-9. Hope Lang set the offensive pace with 14 points while Anna and Stephanie Ropes contributed 21 points for The Speedway. Paige Wallat and Abby Peters were the top scorers for Adnia Day Spa.
Catherine Beagle led BARC to a victory over Pension Design Services in a close game. Jordan Wasylak and Hannah Thompson of Pension Design Services continued to put the pressure on BARC the entire game.
The girls lost on Wednesday night to Hollis, 10-5. Then, Sunday in Hampstead, they scored 18 points in the second half to win the game, 20-12. Riley Skinner and Julian Bell each scored six points to lead Bedford. The girls are currently 6-2 on the season.
The girls beat Hooksett 21-12 to improve their record to 5-0. Paige Muir, Isabella King, Carly Rinko, Emma LeGoullon and Katey O’Connell all scored. Muir also led the tenacious defense in an all-around strong performance.
The girls beat St Catherine’s 43-13 behind Lizzy Stevenson’s 15 points and eight points each from Courtney Krause and Emily Adams. Bedford then beat rival Londonderry 29-25. Callie DeLisle led the team with five assists while Stevenson, Krause, Sophia King, Delaney Flanagan, Hannah McCarthy and Sarah Cote all scored.
The girls lost to Merrimack 53-26 on Saturday. Bedford was led by Mia Roy’s six points. Mary McGuire added four and Quinn Allen added three more in defeat. The girls also lost to Goffstown on Sunday, 45-20. Roy again paced Bedford with six points, Sadie MacIver added five and Maddy Buffett contributed four.
Good team defense helped lead the Bedford sixth-grade boys go to 6-1 in league play with a 44-38 win over Concord B&G Club. Ryan Tascano dropped in 17 points and Liam O’Connell added 12 points with several assists. Kaleb Harrington scored seven points and was a force on the boards with several rebounds. Lucien Mumpini and Thomas Morgan provided great pressure defense.