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Cabinet High School Highlights

Thursday, May 1, 2014

MILFORD

BASEBALL

April 24: Milford 5,
Souhegan 2

Ryan Britton pitch masterfully, but the Spartans still needed a dramatic, late-inning comeback to pull of their victory over Souhegan.

Milford trailed 2-0 in the sixth, and a run in that inning helped cut the defecit to one. The Spartans exploded for four runs an inning later and Souhegan was unable to respond in the last half of the seventh.

Britton pitched all seven innings, allowing only one earned run. Drew Jepson had a solid game offensively for Milford.

April 25: Milford 6, HB 4

Hollis held a four-run lead heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, but Milford scored three runs in the fourth and fifth to rally for a 6-4 victory at home.

Seth Hopkins (2 for 4, two runs, two RBIs) completed the comeback with a two-run double in the fifth as the Spartans improved to 4-1 on the season.

Mason Gaudette earned the win, allowing three earned runs and striking out five in five innings of work, while Sawyer Trask pitched two scoreless innings for the save. Drew Jepson chipped in offensively for Milford with a 3-for-4 day at the plate.

Austin Pigott suffered the loss for the Cavaliers (3-2), while Evan Flaherty recorded one hit and scored twice in the loss.

BOYS LACROSSE

April 25: HB 24, Milford 9

Ryan Papineau scored nine goals and assisted on three others as the Cavaliers improved to 4-0 with a win over the Spartans.

Patrick Dunn added six goals and five assists for HB, while Ryan Walsh had three goals and two assists and Peter Traver also had three goals. Will Crosby had two goals and two assists, including his first varsity goal, and Peter Bertone also scored. Trevor Cooke made 13 saves.

Milford (1-2) got six goals and two assists from Harrison Urda, while Liam Shea added two goals and Willie Miles had one. Max Urda assisted on three goals while Adam Audet made 12 saves.

April 28: Merrimack
Valley 16, Milford 12

Harrison Urda had four goals with an assist while Ross Briggs had three goals and two assists but it wasn’t enough as the Spartans, who trailed 9-3 at halftime, fell to 1-3. Liam Shea and Evan Wandrey each had two goals with an assist while Max Urda had a goal. Andrew Schoolcraft played well defensively for the Spartans.

SOFTBALL

April 25: HB 8, Milford 7 (8 innings)

Hollis Brookline let a six-run lead slip away in the fifth inning, then pushed one run across in the top of the eighth inning to pull out an 8-7 extra-inning win at Milford on Friday.

Trailing 6-0 in the bottom of the fourth, Milford scored three to cut the deficit in half and then tied it in the fifth with three more, including a two-run homer off the bat of Jen Dupuis.

HB (1-3) grabbed the lead again in the top of the seventh, only to watch Milford (3-2) return the favor in the bottom half of the inning to force extras. The Spartans had the winning run on third base in that seventh inning, but left the runner stranded.

HB’s Natalie Paquin led off the top of the eighth with a walk, reached second on a sacrifice bunt, advanced to third on a Tori Sargent single and beat the throw home on a fielder’s choice to second base off the bat of Kelsey Mansfield.

Ashley Skey then took the circle to close out her complete-game effort with a 1-2-3 inning, finishing things off with her sixth strikeout of the game. She walked just one and allowed eight hits in the win.

Olivia Lukovits (2 for 5, two runs, RBI, double), Sargent (3 for 3, double, two RBIs) and Skey (3 for 4, solo homer) powered the Cavaliers’ offense.

Katherine Paul added three hits for Milford, scoring two runs. Delaney Parker pitched into the fourth inning when she was relieved by Kaitlyn Nelson, who ended up taking the loss.

April 28: St. Thomas 5, Milford 4

A third inning St. Thomas grand slam was the difference, as the Spartans dropped to 3-3. Delaney Parker went the distance in the circle for Milford, giving up five hits while striking out eight and walking three. Carley Holtshouser went 2 for 4 with two RBIs for the locals.

GIRLS TENNIS

April 28: Milford 5, WLC 4

The Spartans took four of six singles to help pick up the win. Shannon Kolanski at No. 2 (8-4), Kathryn Shangraw at No. 3 (8-1), Isabelle Rivas at No. 4 (8-4) and Courtney LeCuyer at No. 5 (8-4) all triumphed. Milford’s doubles team of Kolanski and LeCuyer at No. 5 picked up the clincher, 8-1.

WLC’s wins came from Maddy Bacon at No. 1 singles (8-4), Jordan Kross at No. 6 (8-6), and the doubles teams of Bacon/Naomi Wright at No. 1 (8-4) and Kross/Tatum Vander Hayden (8-6) at No. 3.

TRACK

April 29: Milford tops Souhegan, HB

The Spartans recorded 129.5 points to finished just ahead of Souhegan (124) in a five-team meet. Hollis Brookline (67.5) was third, followed by Pembroke and Sanborn.

Leading the way for Milford was Amy Arena, who won the 200 (27.1), and Brianna Lippitt, who won the 300 hurdles (53.0). The Spartans also got first from Olivia Mabbett in the high jump (4-10) and Emily Wood in the pole vault (9-0), and won both the 4x100 (53.0) and the 4x400 (4:23.6).

Souhegan’s Esther Johnson swept the throwing events, winning the shot put (30-10), discus (93-9) and javelin (96-5). Mikayla Hickey took first in the 100 (13.3) while Sarah Hurd was first in the 400 (1:06.2) and Hannah Culver was first in the 800 (2:26.4). Madeleine Hunt won the 1,600 (5:30.5) and Hannah Gillis took first in the 3,200 (12:24.7).

SOUHEGAN

BASEBALL

April 25: Souhegan 10, ConVal 0

Chandler McKenzie threw a complete game and the Souhegan offense exploded for eight runs in the fourth inning as the Sabers cruised to a victory over Con-Val.

Souhegan started their scoring barrage in the second. Ian Towle scored on a Mike Mancini double before Mancini scored on a Kess Gronstra single.

The offense truly got into rhythm in the fourth inning, as the Sabers sent 12 players to the plate. Souhegan scored eight times that inning on six hits, two walks and two errors.

Mancini led the Souhegan offense with three hits and two RBI. Seth Learned had two hits and knocked in a pair while Thomas Bennett and Kees Gronstra also had multiple hits.

MacKenzie was dominate on the mound, allowing only three hits and two walks while striking out four. Behind him, Stevie Upton had a standout game defensively in left field. Upton threw out a runner at homeplate and later doubled up a runner at first.

GIRLS LACROSSE

April 24: Notre Dame Prep (Mass.) 12, Souhegan 6

The Sabers knew they were facing an admirable foe in Notre Dame Prep from Hingham, Mass., and they put forth a valiant effort. Souhegan limited the No. 1 prep team in Massachusetts to only five second-half goals as it fell, 12-6.

Mickenzie Larivee led Souhegan with three goals. Maddy Learned scored a pair and teammate Jesse Jay also found the back of the net. Taylor Behn, Casey Johnson and Emma Fleuette played great defense for goalies Meaghan Allard and Sami Beaudry, who combined for 12 saves. Souhegan is now 3-2 overall.

April 29: Souhegan 14, Manchester Memorial 3

The Sabers improved to 5-2 with a big win over the Crusaders, as 10 different players scored for Souhegan. Jesse Jay had two goals and two assists, Brittany Ireland and Liz Wilson had two goals and an assist each and Madison Learned also had two goals. Gwen Hale, Allie Chapman, Olivia Durling, Kaite Almeida, Juliane Donohue and Mickenzie Larivee added a goal each.

Souhegan also got a win on Monday, beating Westford (Mass.) 9-8 on the road. In that game, Jocelyn Donohue had four goals and an assist, Larivee added three goals and four assists while Learned had two goals and three assists. Meaghan Allard made 15 saves for Souhegan.

SOFTBALL

April 29: Souhegan 19, Lebanon 2 (5 innings)

Hannah Cochran got the win as the Sabers crushed the Raiders in a Division II game. Cochran finished with nine strikeouts and allowed just three hits. Sam Allen led the offense, going 5 for 5 with two doubles and four runs scored, while Abrie Davis was 4 for 4, scoring three runs to go with three walks. Hailey Yabroudy was 3 for 5 with a double and a run scored.

BOYS TENNIS

April 25: Souhegan 8, HB 1

The Sabers were running on all cylinders at Jasper Valley, sweeping their doubles matches as they cruised to a victory over Hollis Brookline.

Nathanial Dziadek, Anthony Zeolie, Jason Emmond, Parker Desborough and Brendan Sileo each had singles wins for Souhegan. The five players also contributed to doubles wins along with teammate Alex Frazier. Matt Spooner had the lone win for the Cavaliers, winning 8-2.

Souhegan improves to 2-1 while Hollis Brookline falls to 2-4.

April 28: Souhegan 6,
ConVal 3

Anthony Zeolie at No. 2 (8-0), Parker Desborough at No. 4 (8-6) and Alex Frazier at No. 6 all recorded singles wins for the Sabers, but Souhegan swept doubles to improve to 3-1. The teams of Zeolie/Jason Emond (9-7), Nathaniel Dziadek/Frazier (9-8,7-5) and Brendan Sileo/Desborough (8-4) did the job.

April 29: Souhegan 7,
St. Thomas 2

Nathanial Dziadek and Alex Frazier helped lead the Sabers to their fourth win of the season.

Dziadek won the No. 1 singles match, and Frazier took home a win at No. 6, and the pair teamed up to win the No. 2 doubles match.

Souhegan (4-1) also got singles wins from Anthony Zeolie, Jason Emmond and Brendan Sielo.

Sileo and Parker Desborough teamed up to win the No. 3 doubles match.

GIRLS TENNIS

April 28: Souhegan 9,
ConVal 0

The Sabers cruised as singles winners included Lindsay Moss (8-1, Mave Morgan (8-0), Annie Protzmann (8-0), Bailey Farris (8-5), Natalie Nelson (8-5) and Anna Redway (8-0). The doubles teams of Morgan/Protzmann (8-3), Moss/Farris (8-5) and Nelson/Morgan Zifchak (8-1) also won.

TRACK

April 26: Sabers run at Merrimack Valley

The Souhegan boys and girls track teams competed at a meet at Merrimack Valley. The boys got an oustanding performance from Eli Moskowitz, as he won the 400-meters (52.3), set a meet record in winning the 3,200 in 9:31.9, and was named the Outstanding Male Athlete of the meet. Ben DeForest finished first in the high jump (6-0) and the 110 hurdles (14.7) while Brady Camplin was third in the 400 and teamed with Ben Massa, Ben Platt and Ryan Lynch to take third in the 4x400 relay.

For the girls, Mikayla Hickey was second in the long jump while Sarah Hurd, Emmy Ehrenstein, Min Lu Kelly-Durham and Amy Lambert finished second in the 4x800 relay.

April 29: Souhegan sweeps five-team meet

The Sabers scored 137 points to come in ahead of Milford’s 87. Sanborn (83) took second while Hollis Brookline (33) was fourth and Pembroke fifth.

Souhegan got a big day from Eli Moskowitz, who won the 800 (2:02) and the 1,600 (4:35.9). Ben Platt took first in the 3,200 (10:44) while Brady Camplin was first in the 400 (53.7) and Ben DeForest won the 300 hurdles (42.8). Trevor Brown came in first in the pole vault (11-6) while Souhegan was first in the 4x100 (47.2) and the 4x400 (3:43.6)

Milford’s Ian Michaud was a double winner, taking the 110 hurdles (16.5) and the high jump (5-6). Eric Baerenrodt was first in the 100 (12.1) and Willie Miles won the shot put (37-11).

WILTON-
LYNDEBOROUGH

BASEBALL

April 24: Pittsfield 16, WLC 15

The Wilton-Lyndeborough offense went off for 15 runs but unfortunately, the Pittsfield offense went off for one more as the Warriors fell. The Warriors led for the majority of the contest and seemed prime for the victory after two Pittsfield groundouts to begin the seventh. The Panthers then forced a handful of walks before scoring the winning run on a walk-off single.

Pat Martin led the Warriors offense, hitting a three-run home run and knocking in five runs. Kyle Pratt also had five RBIs off of three hits. The WLC offense had 14 hits in the game while the pitching staff allowed 16 walks.

April 28: WLC 6,
Newmarket 0

Patrick Martin pitched a complete game for the Warriors, allowing just three hits and striking out 14 Mules. Kyle Pratt and Connor Melrose each had a two-run double for WLC (3-3) and Shawn McClure was 2 for 3 with a run driven in for the Warriors.

SOFTBALL

April 23: WLC 12,
Sunapee 0

The Warriors exploded for 12 runs as their undefeated season continued, shutting out Sunapee for their fourth win. Sarah Holka had a great game on the mound, allowing only three baserunners and striking out eight over five innings of work. She also helped herself out at the plate, hitting a triple and knocking in two runs.

Ally Schwab had two hits and three RBIs while Lorrie Blais also had a pair of hits, including a couple of nice bunts.

April 28: WLC 12,
Newmarket 0

Sarah Holka tossed a two-hitter, striking out 12, as the Warriors improved to 5-0. Ally Schwab, Sami Bosquet, and Jenna Bragdon (homer) all had two hits apiece.

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