Sports

High School Highlights

Thursday, February 6, 2014

MILFORD

BOYS BASKETBALL

Jan. 28: Oyster River 56, Milford 46

A tale of two halves didn’t go the Spartans’ way, despite the fact they held the Bobcats to 18 points in the final two periods. Ross Briggs and Mitch Banuskevich had 10 points apiece for the Spartans (1-7), who trailed 38-24 at the half.

Jan. 31: Pelham 75,
Milford 64

Despite the loss, Milford played one of its best games of the season on Friday, as it gave 8-2 Pelham all it could handle in the second half. Leading the way for the Spartans was Mitch Banuskevich with 17 points, while Jack Briggs added 13 points. Evan Perron scored nine points and Ross Briggs added eight. The Spartans fell to 1-8.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Jan. 31: Milford 48,
Pelham 30

The Spartans earned their eighth win of the season, thanks in large part to the offensive performances of Rebecca Cleary and Jess Ryan. Cleary led the team with 12 points, while Ryan was right behind her with 11. Adelle Pitsas and Devany Pitsas also had strong nights, adding eight and seven points respectively.

WRESTLING

Jan. 29: Milford 51,
Alvirne 27

Leading the way for the Spartans with victories were Rueben Carson (126), Michael Pellitteri (132), Devin Dolliver (138), Scott Dannewitz (170), and Dustin Post (195). Milford returns to action on Saturday at Windham.

Feb. 1: Milford 49,
Windham 27

The Spartans capitalized on seven pins to overpower Windham and improve to 8-4. Milford wrestlers recording pins were Alex Nguyen (106), Dominic Nguyen (113), Rueben Carson (126), Michael Pellitteri (132), Devin Dolliver (138), Alex Parkhurst (195) and Travis Hughes (285). Jake Ricca (160) and Scott Dannewitz (170) also earned victories for the Spartans.

SOUHEGAN

BOWLING

Feb. 1: Merrimack,
Souhegan get two points

The Tomahawks recorded a 1,647 but only picked up two points against Pinkerton (1,611), Bishop Guertin (1,538) and Souhegan (1,509). Leading the way for Merrimack was Ethan Brodell, who had a 359. Zack Amodio added a 348 and Matt Larson had a 321.

Souhegan was led by David Wieczerzak with a 348 and Jon Noguieria had a 321. Sarah Hurd added a 306.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Jan. 31: Souhegan 43,
John Stark 17

Souhegan had 12 players score buckets while limiting John Stark to only a pair of field goals the entire game as it cruised to victory. Amandra Gendron and Jamie King led Souhegan in with seven points each. Souhegan earned its four straight victory.

SWIMMING

Jan. 31: Girls, boys
top Milford

The Souhegan swim teams looked strong, as both the girls and boys beat Milford.

Jamie Freud led the girls with wins in the 200 and 400 free, while teammate Magaret Dean won the 100 butterfly and 50 free. Mary Rego earned a win for Souhegan in the 100 backstroke.

The boys team had a trio of swimmers win two events: Alex Bedard, 100 free and 100 breaststroke; Tyler Howard, 100 back and 200 IM; and Alex McNally, 200 free and 100 butterfly. Garret Early won the 50 free.

WILTON-
LYNDEBOROUGH

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Jan. 29: Hinsdale 52,
WLC 26

The Warriors held tight with undefeated Hinsdale for a quarter and a half, but then the Pacers found their shooting grove and never looked back.

Leading the way on offense for the Warriors was Ally Schwab with seven points, including one three pointer.

Rachel Graves added six points and Sami Bosquet chipped in with another five.

Jan. 31: WLC 48,
Concord Christian 22

Wilton-Lyndeborough capitalized on a big third quarter to pull away from Concord Christian. Sami Bosquet and Ally Schwab led the way for Wilton, each scoring 12 points. Tessa Simpson added eight. WLC outscored Concord Christian 16-0 in the third quarter to extend its six-point halftime lead to 22.

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