Bedford Sports Talk

HIGH SCHOOL

Jan. 6: Bedford 77,
Nashua South 69 (OT)

The Bulldogs scored the first nine points of overtime to earn their first win (1-2). Colby Gendron and Ryan Hughes each had 18 points while Josh Koehler added 13 and Ryan Brown chipped in with 12.

Bedford took a 12-point lead into the fourth quarter but was outscored 24-12 by South to send it to overtime. D.J. Frechette led the Panthers (0-3) with 28 points.

JAGUARS

Bedford finishes second

The Bedford Jaguars Division 13 blue cheerleading team placed second at the National Competition held Dec. 13 in Orlando, Fla. The team received a total score of 90 points out of 100, missing out on first place by only 1.5 points. Out of 181 teams competing over the course of two days, the Bedford Jaguars had the fourth highest score of the entire competition. The team is composed of all eighth graders, and most of them have been cheering on the same team together since first and second grade.

“It has been an amazing journey for these young ladies. Over the years they have won states six times, regionals four times and nationals two times,” said coach Kate Spencer. “Not only are they a talented team, but a wonderful group of young ladies.”

Team members are Lauren Beaudin, Olivia Burke, Emma Chaberek, Shannon Chiras, Carolyn Colton, Meghan Dillon, Natalie Ferreira, Molly Kraus, Abby Meszar, Breanna Moscillo, Ellie Mullin, Hanna Paradis, Savona Roberts Emily Spencer, Megan Spencer, Cameron Strickler. Lily Vyhanek and Anna Weinbeck. The team is coached by Kate Spencer, Laural Dillon and Lori Radke.

The Bedford Jaguars Division 12 cheerleading squad also competed at nationals, finishing seventh in its division.