High School Highlights
Sept. 20: Spartans run at
The Milford boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Nashua Invitational. The girls finished 10th overall, while the boys came in 13th.
Aimee Krafft led the girls, finishing 39th overall in 21 minutes, 25.7 seconds, while Miranda Couture came in 48th in 21:53.8.
Shannon Hull (22:19.6) and Kaela Greska (22:27.3) finished 59th and 59th, respectively, while Lindsay Wright rounded out Milford’s top five, placing 65th in 22:58.7.
Milford’s Jake Ricca was the top finisher for the boys, comgin in 39th in 17:53.6. Tim Tamulonis finished 52nd in 18:25 and Blake Audibert came in in 19:24.1 to place 75th. Jacob Sickler finished 81st in 19:51.9 and Joseph DeGraffenried was 86th in 20:27.4.
Sept. 19: Milford 1, Hanover 1
Kelsey Poulter scored Milford’s only goal, with the assist going to Julia Mazzeo.
Kaitlyn Nelson made three stops in net for the Spartans. Coming off the bench, Meghan Marshall and Lauren Dishong both played very well. With the tie Milford is now 4-0-2.
Sept. 17: Milford takes third
Hollis Brookline’s Jack Shields shot a 38 for medalist honors at Apple Hill Country Club in East Kingston, as the Cavaliers shot a 202 and cruised to victory over John Stark (223), Milford (228) and Sanborn (229).
Evan Ryan led Milford’s golfers with a 39, while Hunter Hoffman (45), Nick Cauley (48), Weston Pare (48) and Mitch Lepine (49) also posted scores for the Spartans.
Sept. 17: Milford 3, ConVal 0
Maddy Wheeler was a machine from behind the service line, recording 11 aces to go along with four digs and two kills, as Milford beat ConVal 25-8, 25-11 and 25-11 on the volleyball court.
Jess Scott (two kills, two digs, four aces) and Jess Leach (three kills, two aces) also had solid days at the net for the Spartans (5-0).
Abby Blanchet (eight assists) and Natalie Olsen (four assists) also played well in the victory.
Sept. 22: Milford 3, Pelham 0
The Spartans are now 7-0 heading into Wednesday’s big match with fellow Division II contender Windham after blanking Pelham, 25-11, 25-9, 25-14.
Abby Blanchete had 10 assists and five aces while Hanna Hembrow added six assists, four digs and five aces. Also chipping in for Milford were Cecilia Arnoldy (seven kills, three blocks), Maddy Wheeler (three digs, three aces) and Jess Scott (eight digs).
Sept. 18: Souhegan tops HB
The Sabers (207), led by medalist Alek Medic’s 36, captured a tri match with Hollis Brookline (214) and Goffstown (240) at Overlook Golf Club in Hollis.
Also for Souhegan, Ryan Stankiewicz was second overall at 39.
For the Cavaliers, Jack Shields was third at 41 while Josh Farmer and Chris Cadman tied for fourth at 42.
Sept. 19: HB 2, Souhegan 1
The Cavaliers scored two goals in under a minute midway through the second half and held off the Sabers’ late charge to win the Division II contest.
Cam Tulley had a goal and an assist, scoring the game-winner just 45 seconds after teammate Guillem Pujadas tied the game in the 54th minute. Nate Rogers assisted on Tulley’s goal and Michael Pattelena made four saves for HB (5-1).
Souhegan scored in the first five minutes of the game, getting a goal from Josh Anson, with Erik Richardson recording the assists. Teigue Young made six saves for the Sabers (3-2).
Sept. 23: Souhegan 2,
Josh Massa and Keelan Mackenzie scored for the Sabers, while assists went to Ali Eweiss and Josh Anson. Teigue Young had seven saves in goal to earn the shutout while Erik Richardson played well at midfield for the Sabers, now 4-2-0.
Sept. 19: Souhegan 3,
Hannah Chick opened the scoring from a Marlena Culver cross. Marlena earned her second assist with a far post ball to Christa Vordenberg.
Souhegan’s third goal came from a well placed ball by Emma Fleuette from an Emma Estabrook cross. Rachel Facey led a strong team defensive effort.
Sept. 17: Oyster River 3,
Souhegan was able to grab a win in game three, but couldn’t overcome a tough start in a 25-15, 25-12, 17-25 and 25-15 loss against Oyster River.
Olivia Richer (four aces, three kills), Kyra Parenteau and Sydney French all played well in the loss for the Sabers (1-3).
Sept. 19: Souhegan 3,
Manchester West 0
Game scores in the sweep were 25-6, 25-13, and 25-14. The Sabers were led by Oksana Clay, who had 13 aces and 10 assists. Sam Allen added two aces and six kills, while Cassidy Alger had four aces and a kill. Souhegan improves to 2-3 with the win.
Sept. 22: Windham 3,
The Sabers fell to 2-4 after being swept 25-8, 25-11, and 25-7. Sam Allen had three kills and one ace while Julianne Donahue added two kills and two blocks.
Sept. 19: WLC 4, Hinsdale 0
The Warriors got goals from Lorrrie Blais, Chelsea Barnes, Ally Schwab, and Naomi Wight to march to their third win of the year.
With assists for Wilton were Dani Bird, Jenna Bragdon, and Kelsey Randlett. Cori Balam stopped three shots for the shutout.