Rain not a problem for Souhegan track teams
April 14: ConVal 3,
The Spartans saw a 2-0 lead slip away as Con-Val tied it in the fourth and picked up the game winner in the sixth. Ryan Britton took the loss despite allowing just seven hits and striking out seven, walking just one over 5 2?3.
Sawyer Trask went 2 for 4 with a triple and an RBI while Drew Jepson went 2 for 3. The Spartans left 10 on base.
April 9: Lebanon 8,
With two veterans sidelined by injury or personal reason, the Spartans saw two players new to the sport this spring step up and surprise.
Jared Blanc, listed as Milford’s seventh player on the depth chart, recorded the Spartans only win on the day – 9-7 at fifth singles.
Blanc teamed up with Alan Brooks for a tough 8-4 loss at third doubles. Brooks, listed as Milford’s eighth player, filled in and battled to an 8-3 loss at sixth singles.
April 14: HB 8, Souhegan 1
Cam LaFluer helped the Cavaliers open with a win both on the mound and at the plate. LaFluer pitched five innings to get the win, striking out 12 and walking one, and the senior was also 2 for 3 at the plate with two walks and three steals.
Austin Pigott was also 2 for 3, including a two-run single in HB’s three-run second inning.
Stevie Upton had two hits in the loss for Souhegan, while Chandler MacKenzie made two outstanding catches in right field behind starting pitcher Seth Learned.
April 14: Souhegan 18, HB 3
Mickenzie Larivee (one assist) and Katie Almieda each had four goals to lead the Sabers. Madison Learned (three goals, three assists), Jesse Jay (two goals, three assists), Jocelyn Donohue (two goals), Olivia Durling (goal, two assists), Kate Bermingham and Emma Estabrook (goal, assist each) also scoredfinished the scoring for the winners.
Meg Sweeney, Moriah Passamonte and Holly Eisenberg each had a goal and an assist for the Cavs, who also got an assist from Fiona Kennedy.
HB goalie Bella Zampieri had three saves for the Cavs while Sami Beaudry (three saves) and Meaghan Allard (two) split the job for the Sabers (1-0).
April 9: HB 6, Souhegan 3
The Cavaliers utilized singles wins from Nicole Hall (8-4 over Maeve Morgan), Teresa Randlett (8-6 over Annie Plotzmann), Lizzy Davis (8-4 over Bailey Farris), Courtney Koran (8-3 over Natalie Nelson) and Audra Paradie (8-5 over Gina Mancini) to grab a 5-1 lead on their way to a 6-3 season-opening win over the Sabers at Camp Tevya in Brookline.
The Sabers lone singles win came courtesy of No. 1 Lindsay Moss beating HB’s Lian Tumas 8-1. Souhegan picked up two wins in doubles action as Moss/Bailey Farris teamed up for an 8-5 victory over Randlett/Davis, while Nelson/Mancini bested Koran/Melanie Murphy 8-4. The Cavs lone doubles win came at No. 1, as Tumas/Hall beat Morgan/Plotzmann 8-4.
April 11: St. Thomas 8, Souhegan 1
The Sabers were swept in the singles matches, despite close contests from Annie Protzmann (No. 3) and Natalie Nelson (No. 4). Souhegan got its lone win from the No. 3 doubles team of Nelson and Adele Patnaude.
April 14: Souhegan 9, Windham 0
The Sabers (1-2) cruised as wins in singles were by Lindsay Moss (8-2), Maeve Morgan (8-0), Annie Protzmann (8-2), Bailey Farris (8-5), Natalie Nelson (8-1) and Gina Mancini (8-2). Morgan and Protzmann won at No. 1 doubles, 9-7, and the teams of Moss/Farris (8-0) and Nelson/Adele Patnaude (8-1) followed suit.
April 11: Souhegan
A few rain drops did not spoil the season opener for Souhegan High School outdoor track and field teams Friday.
Ben DeForest and Eli Moskowitz were double winners for the Sabers with DeForest running and leaping his way to first in the high hurdles (14.7 seconds) and high jump (6 fee, 2 inches); while Moskowitz crossed the finish line first in the 1,600 (4 minutes, 37.3 seconds) and 3,200 (9:47.4). The latter victory bettered his school record time, which was 9:48.54, as Souhegan recorded a clean sweep on both ends of the boys and girls meets.
The boys recorded 104 points, beating Pelham (66), Hollis Brookline (42) and Con-Val (40), while the girls – led by Mikayla Hickey’s firsts in the 100 (13.3), 200 (28.5) and long jump (15-6) – posted a score of 85, which also surpassed Pelham (83), HB (49) and Con-Val (40).
Other firsts for the boys were Brady Camplin in the 400 (52.7), Jon Nogueria in the pole vault (8-0), Nick Tabor in the discus (108-8) and the 4×400 relay team (3:43.7) of Camplin, Ben Massa, Mike Casey, and Ben Platt.
The strength of the Sabers was shown with a plethora of seconds, including Matt Blood in the 100 (11.9), Ali Eweiss in the 200 (25.1), Massa in the 400 (54.5), Platt in the 1,600 (4:47.2), Brett Quinn in the 3,200 (10:38.7) and Peter Forster in the high jump (5-4).
To go along with her three individual wins, Hickey teamed up with Anna Farrow, Olivia Richer and Caleigh Burns for first in the 4×100 relay. Other wins for the girls were had by Madeleine Hunt in the 3,200 (11:49.8), Brooke Tanguay in the high jump (4-6) and Esther Johnson in the shot (30-61?2) and the javelin (91-8).
Seconds were recorded by Sarah Hurd in the high jump (4-6), Min Lu Kelly-Durham in the pole vault (6-0), Miclyn Noorda in the 800 (2:37.4) and Hannah Gillis in the 3,200 (11:55.0).
Souhegan’s track and field teams are scheduled to compete with Hanover and Trinity in Amherst on Tuesday, before taking part in Saturday’s Nashua North Invitational.
April 11: Monadnock 6, WLC 3
Not only did Suzie Lemire and Taum Vander-Hayden record the only singles victories for Wilton-Lyndeborough, but the duo paired up to play in the match of the day.
Unfortunately, unlike their individual wins, the Warriors tandem fell 9-8 (7-5) in the team’s 6-3 loss to Monadnock.
The other WLC win came courtesy of the No. 2 doubles pairing of Chelsea Barnes and Namomi Wight, who recorded an 8-5 win.
April 14: WLC 7, Stevens 2
The Warriors took five of six singles matches to pick up the win. Maddie Bcon (8-2), Taylor Webb (8-6), Chelsea Barnes (8-4), Etta Popek (8-3), Suzie Lemire (8-0) all prevailed. The doubles teams of Bacon/Barnes (8-1) and Webb/Popek (8-3) also triumphed.