Bedford Sports Talk

JAGUARS

Two teams headed
to nationals

The Bedford Jaguars Division 13 small blue and Division 12 cheerleading squads won regional titles at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester. Nearly 190 teams competed throughout the day from all over New England, and the Jags Division 13 small blue team obtained the highest score of the day. Most of the team has been together for the last seven years, and the girls have won the state title six times, regional title five times and national title twice. The Jaguars are off to Florida for another chance at the national title on Dec. 13. The team consists of team members Lauren Beaudin, Olivia Burke, Emma Chaberek, Shannon Chiras, Carolyn Colton, Meghan Dillon, Natalie Ferreira, Molly Kraus, Abby Meszar, Breanna Moscillo, Ellie Mullin, Hanna Paradis, Emily Spencer, Megan Spencer, Cami Strickler, Lily Vyhanek and Anna Weinbeck. Coaches are Kate Spencer, Laural Dillon and Lori Radke.

For most of the Division 12 team, this will be its first time at nationals. This team consists of teammates Kaitlyn Belz, Ashley Christerson, Bryanna Dion, Emma Hamlin, Madison LaValley, Madison Oliveira, Alexis Poirier, Bridget Robichaud, Stella Sudderth and Morgan Trenton. Division 10 and Division 13 Red cheer squads both ended up in fourth place at the regional competition. In Division 10, only two points separated first and fourth place.

TRAVEL BASKETBALL

Fourth-grade girls

Bedford went 5-0 and beat Windham 23-9 to win the Bedford Jamboree Fourth-Grade Girls
Championship. Tally Coulter led the team with 13 points and Olivia King added 10 points. King was named to the all-tournament team and teammate Sydney Grogan won the tournament MVP award.

Fifth-grade girls

Bedford was undefeated in the Bedford Jamboree, outscoring Londonderry 29-11 in the championship. Strong defense and balanced team scoring contributed to the team’s success throughout the tournament. Fiona Gillis, Catherine Penick, and Sydney Suozzo were all named to the all-tournament team.

Seventh-grade girls

Bedford defeated Pelham to win the Bedford Jamboree 41-27. Initially a close game, the depth and intensity of the entire team contributed to the victory. The girls were led by an outstanding performance on both ends of the court by Amanda Jonas, who led all payers. with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Emma Rosenbaum was perfect from the field and line for eight points. MacKenzie MacEachern and Zoe Michaud were relentless defensive players throughout the tournament. Allison Morgan led the team in points for the tournament and was named most outstanding player. ??