High School Highlights

Matsis claims 1st at invite

Milford’s Alex Matsis crossed the finish line in 20 minutes and 22 sec­onds to claim first place overall at the Coach Korcoulis Invitational hosted by Hollis Brookline.

Matsis beat ConVal’s Clare Veverka by 4.9 seconds to win the race. Milford also featured Lind­say Wright (34th), Makayla Sulli­van (37th), Destiny Bartlett (40th), Grace Vogel (42nd) and Lori De­mambro (43rd) and Kaela Greska (60th).

ConVal (63 points) was first in the team standings, while Oyster Riv­er (68) took second and Campbell (109) was third. The host Cavaliers (133) were fourth, ahead of Milford (145), Hopkinton (157), Bow (163), St. Thomas Aquinas (183), Masce­nic (187) and Sanborn (220).

Hollis Brookline was led by Kay Partridge’s 13th-place finish (22:32.6). Madylin Partridge (17th) and Megan Cramton (20th) also ran well and were followed by team­mates Emma Bruseo (44th), Vic­toria Rezzarday (49th), Catherine Donovan (50th) and Jocelyn Lysik (63rd).

Oyster River (52), was first in the boys 12-team standings, followed by Mascenic (84), Pelham (96), Hol­lis Brookline (120), Campbell (158), Milford (167), Bow (181), Belmont (187), ConVal (192), Hopkinton (252), Sanborn (286) and St. Thomas (290).

Milford’s top finisher was Flo­rian Bochert in eighth place. The Spartans also received contribu­tions from Blake Audibert (17th), Ethan Briggs (38th), Thomas Hern­er (49th), Tyler Russin (57th), Jacob Sickler (62nd) and Trevor Grenier (68th).

Hollis Brookline was led by Ken­ny Corsetti (14th), Adam McQuilken (19th), Evan Simonds (21st), Joel DeLong (32nd), Patrick Bloniasz (34th), Kyle Hsu (39th) and Joe Cas­well (41st).

BOYS SOCCER

Souhegan 6, Merr. Valley 0

Souhegan improved to 4-1 on Friday thanks to six different goal scor­ers, Thomas Robinson, Mason Young, Thomas Hornor, Lucas Bella­panni, Erik Richardson, and Sam Pham. Hornor, Richardson and Bella­panni all collected an assist too. Goalkeepers Will Facques and Matt Greany combined for four saves.

Milford 1, Pelham 0

The host Spartans im­proved to 2-3 on Tues­day thanks to a goal with about two minutes left in the first half by Matt Chase (assisted by Jacob Wilder). Great defense was played by midfielder Jakob Leo and center backs Mike Federico and Mason Mallows. Derek Curtis earned the shutout with six saves.

FIELD HOCKEY

Souhegan 3, Goffstown 0

Souhegan improved to 3-1 in front of its home crowd on Friday thanks to Abby Cranney, who had two goals – one unassist­ed, the other assisted by Erin McCool. Erica Cher­ies scored the other goal, which was also assisted by McCool.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Milford 3, Fall Mountain 0

The visiting Spartans (2- 0) won in straight sets (25- 14, 25-16, 25-9) on Friday.

Some of the Spartans’ top contributors were Maddy Wheeler (nine aces), Emily Flaherty (seven aces and eight as­sists), Julia Mrozek (six kills) and Olivia Blanchet (four aces).

Portsmouth 3, Souhegan 1

Souhegan (0-2) convinc­ingly won the first set 25-9 before losing three straight (25-15, 25-16, and 25-15) on Friday.

For the Sabers, sopho­more Katie O’Brien domi­nated from the service line with 21 service points and three aces.

Junior Anna Wason, sophomore Vivien Merry­field and sophomore Kris­tiana Dibble also played well.

Milford 3, Souhegan 0

The Spartans improved to 3-0 after a 25-21, 25-7, 25-17 straight-set win on Monday. Emily Flaherty led the way with six aces, two kills and 17 assists.

Also contributing to the Milford win were Gabby Monico (three aces, two blocks, and five kills), Ol­ivia Blanchet (three aces, seven digs) and Maddy Wheeler (two aces, six kills). The Sabers fell to 0-3.

GOLF

Milford splits tri-match

Weston Pare and Nick Cauley shot 3-over-par 39s for Milford’s low scores, as the Spartans pulled off a 208-229 win Thursday over Kennett, but lost to Coe- Brown (203) at Nippo Lake Golf Club in Barrington.

The other three recorded low scores for Milford were Hunter Hoffman (41), Evan Ryan (43) and Mitch Lepine (46). Others playing well for the Spartans were Jamie Pare (46), Ben Lopez (47) and Nick Gutterson (48).

Coe-Brown’s Joel Bou­langer was medalist with a 2-under-par 34.

Souhegan takes 2 of 3

Souhegan (209) lost to Windham (186) and won against Pembroke (222) and Kennett (245) on Tues­day. Jeff Boehm led the 8-4 Sabers with a 39, fol­lowed by Ryan Stanke­wicz and Nick Jordan ( 42 each), and John Henzel and Quade Bell (43 each).

Milford swept

The Spartans (4-9) shot a 226 which was not enough to beat out Goffstown (212), Kingswood (213), and Bish­op Brady (224) on Tuesday. Milford was led by Nick Gutterson and Weston Pare who each scored a 44, followed by Mitch Lepine and Nick Cauley (45 each), and Ben Lopez and Evan Ryan (48 each).