High School Highlights
Milford 3, Pelham 0
Gabby Monaco (five aces, four kills, three blocks), Maddy Wheeler (five digs, four kills) and Ellie Chappell (five digs, one ace) all played well in the Spartans’ 25-7, 25-13, 25-20 victory over the Pythons on Oct. 12.
Milford 3, Fall Mountain 0
The Spartans moved to 10-4 on Monday with a relatively easy 25-14, 25-16, 25-11 win.
Key contributors included Julia Guarniere (six aces, four digs), Gabby Monico (two aces, three blocks, three kills) and Robyn Krafft (three aces, four kills).
Sanborn 5, Milford 4 (OT)
Milford had plenty of scoring opportunities in overtime, but eventually fell to Sanborn on Oct. 13.
Trailing 1-0 out of halftime, the Spartans tied things up on a Sydney Kolasinski goal.
Sanborn quickly scored twice to make it 3-1.
Milford would not be denied, scoring two straight goals of its own – Meredith Recks (assisted by Lauren Dishong) and another by Kolasinski – to knot the game up again.
The offense kept coming in the final minutes, as Sanborn went ahead 4-3 only to watch Milford respond via Kolasinski’s third goal to force overtime with 16 seconds to play.
Milford 3, St. Thomas 2
Milford improved to 3-10-1 thanks to Russ Lippitt who had two goals and Mike Federico with the other. Assists came from Jacob Wilder, Griff Comtois, and Mason Mallows. Goalkeeper Derek Curtis had two saves.
Windham 0, Souhegan 0 (OT)
Souhegan (6-4-2) got six saves from goalkeeper Will Facques including on a breakaway in the first half on Oct. 14. The Sabers held the ball for long stretches of time but could not get one to go in despite a great team effort.
Milford 2, St. Thomas 2 (OT)
Milford tied to put its record at 7-5-2 as the Spartans got two unassisted goals on Oct. 14. The first was scored by Brianna Degroot and the second by Aspen Tlapa. Goalkeeper Jade Gregg made 10 saves.
Souhegan 2, Windham 1
Souhegan improved to 6-6-2 on Oct. 14 thanks Kate Hollister and Emma Williams who each scored a goal against an undefeated Windham team.
Division II prelims, TBA