Cabinet High School Highlights
Division II Boys Alpine
The Souhegan and Milford teams competed in the Division II championship meet on Feb. 11, with the Sabers finishing seventh (553) and the Spartans coming in 11th (476). Kennett finished first (765), while Hollis Brookline took fifth (598).
Leading the way for Souhegan was Wilson Ezequelle, who finished 16th in the slalom (1:09.95), while Patrick Noble was 36th and Colin Titus was 39th. In the Giant Slalom, Trevor Brown finished first for the Sabers, coming in 25th (1:05.57). Noble finished 41st and Mitch Greaney was 46th.
Milford’s David Spalding was 21st in the slalom (1:12.02) and teammate Devon Crawford finished 40th. Jimmy Spalding came in at 48th. David Spalding was also first for Milford in the Giant Slalom, placing 27th (1:05.76) while Crawford was 34th and Jack Watton was 40th.
Division II Nordic
Both the Souhegan boys and girls teams competed in the Division II championships, held on Feb. 12. The boys finished sixth (622.5), behind first-place Kennett (767.5), while the girls also finished sixth (656.5), behind first-place Kingswood (729).
Logan Landrum led the way for the boys, finishing 16th in the Classical and 27th in the Freestyle. Kyle Manlogon also came in 29th in the Classical, while Jack Lowell was 33rd in the Freestyle.
Hannah Culver was the top finisher for the girls, taking second in the Freestlye and ninth in the Classical. Lauren Ostrowski came in 23rd in the Classical and 24th in the Freestyle.
Gymnasts from Souhegan, Milford, Wilton-Lyndeborough and Hollis Brookline competed in the NHIAA championship meet on Saturday. The Sabers finished 13th in the team competition while the Cavaliers were 15th.
Sydney French of Souhegan was the top local finisher in the all-around, coming in 23rd. French was tied for 28th on the bars, tied for 30th on the floor and the vault and tied for 31st on the beam. Souhegan’s Hannah Johnson was also 49th in the all-around, finishing tied for 43rd on the vault, tied for 53rd on the floor, tied for 57th on the beam and the bars.
Wilton-Lyndeborough’s Meghan McClure tied for 29th in the all-around, finishing tied for 21st on the vault, 20th on the beam, tied for 31st on the floor and tied for 39th on the bars.
Milford’s Britany Lusczyk was 39th in the all-around, finishing 39th on the floor, tied for 43rd on the vault, tied for 44th on the bars and tied for 47th on the beam. Teammate Shannon Kolasinski was 44th in the all-around, finishing 37th on the vault, 47th on the bars, tied for 50th on the floor and 56th on the beam.
Feb. 14: Merrimack
Valley 59, Milford 40
Despite only scoring 17 points in the first half, the Spartans trailed by as few as six points into the fourth quarter. Ross Briggs and Dan Murray each had 11 points to lead Milford.
Feb. 14: Milford 47,
Merrimack Valley 37
The Spartans improved to 13-1 on the season thanks in large part to the offensive game of Rebecca Cleary (11 points) and Adelle Pitsas (12 points).
Feb. 15: Milford goes 2-1
The Spartans won two of three at home Saturday, topping Salem (24-21) and Keene (42-39) and falling to Nashua North (43-31). Devin Dolliver and Travis Hughes each had fantastic days for Milford.
Feb. 15: Souhegan 7,
Matt Wilson recorded a hat trick in the first period and Joe Nutting added three in the third as the Sabers cruised to a win over Berlin, improving their season record to 11-1.
Wilson scored all of Souhegan’s goals in the first period before Berlin responded with three unanswered, tying the game heading into the third period.
In the final frame, Souhegan exploded for four goals. Nutting scored all three of his goals in the frame to go along with his three assists. Alex Maresco scored the other goal for Souhegan. Mike Hayden had three assists in the victory. Connor McCall had 24 saves for the Sabers.