High School Highlights
Souhegan 5, Hanover 1
Owen Batchelder and Alec Burns combined on a no-hitter Monday as the Sabers improved to 6-0. Batchelder tossed five innings, striking out eight while walking four. Burns pitched the final two innings, had two K’s, but walked three in the seventh inning and allowed a run on a wild pitch. By that point, Souhegan was up 5-0 as a Burns sac fly drove in Bryce Reagan, who tripled, in the first. Later, Liam McGrath and Ryan Hill had RBI hits. Defensively, Jacob Grassett played well at third. Max Benevides also made a diving catch off a bloop to preserve the no-hitter.
Windham 18, Milford 2
Milford could not overcome a rough top of the first inning where Windham scored five runs without a hit on Monday. Jamie Pare, Nick Cauley, and Ricky DeBernardo each had a hit for the Spartans. Jacob Wilder had an RBI sacrifice fly. DeBernardo got the loss on the mound for Milford.
Souhegan 12, Pelham 1
The Sabers jumped out to an early lead scoring four runs in the first inning on Friday.
Bryce Reagan, Owen Batchelder and Caelan Behn each had two hits, while Batchelder (two RBIs), Alec Burns (three RBIs) and Max Benevides (two RBIs) swung the bat well. Starting pitcher Tucker Aiello was the winning pitcher, allowing one hit, no runs and striking out six over four innings.
Souhegan 23, Trinity 2
Madison Robicheau racked up four hits, six RBIs and four runs scored to lead the Sabers (4-1) in a rout. Cameron Whitney recorded two hits, three RBIs and three runs scored while earning the win. Lucy Stover (four hits, four runs), Sam Speer (four hits, three RBIs, three runs) and Callie McBride (hit, walk, two RBIs, two runs) paced the offense.
Track and Field
Souhegan girls 4Ă–800 relay
shatters meet record
The Souhegan girls 4Ă–800 relay team set a record at the Black Bear Invitational track and field meet held at Coe-Brown Academy in Northwood on Saturday. The team of Elise Lambert, Jane Leighton, Marissa Romano, and Madeleine Hunt shattered the meet record of 9:56.91 held by Coe-Brown. Souhegan’s time of 9:44.89 also places them first in the seeding for the upcoming Division championships.
Madeleine Hunt was second in the 1,600(5:11.56), while Jane Leighton was third in the 400(61.82). Marissa Romano placed sixth in the 400 with a personal best of 62.50. Elise Lambert tied for third in the high jump(5-0), and Arielle Zlotnick was fifth in the 3,200(11:27.96) and sixth in the 1,600 (5:27.97). The team’s score of 33 points earned them fifth place among the 30-plus teams from throughout the state.
The Souhegan boys also competed well. The score of 24 placed them sixth in the meet. Tom Robinson was first in the discus(125-9). Billy Seguin vaulted 10-6 to place third, and Patrick McGrath was also third in the 1,600 meters (4:34.54). Trey Johnson concluded the scoring for the Sabers with fifth place in the long jump (19-4).
For the Milford girls, Robyn Krafft was third in the discus (113-7), while Rebecca Durham placed fifth in the 800 (2:27.94). The Spartan boys were led by William Shepard (second in pole vault at 11-0), Florian Bochert (sixth in 3,200 at 10:10.60) and Tirell O’Brien (sixth in 300 hurdles at 44.16).
Souhegan 11, Bishop Guertin 8
In a Division I showdown April 25 in Amherst, Emma Estabrook had three goals, including a key score late in the second half to help the Sabers keep a three-goal lead.
Other Souhegan scorers included Brigid Casey (two goals, one assist), Abby Cranney (two goals), Sammi Jay (two goals), Savannah Behn (goal, assist), Taylor Clark (goal, assist) and Izzy Aiello (one assist).
Guertin was led by three goals each by Kate Bradford and Olivia Koutsos. The Cards pulled to within 9-7 late but fell short. Katie Lupo and Emily Santomalso scored for Guertin. The Sabers, who scored four unanswered goals after being down 1-0 and led 5-2 at the half, got eight saves in goal by Meghan Allard. Grace Young also had eight saves for BG.
Souhegan 18, Keene 1
Souhegan had shut out Keene in the first half of play and won decisively. Leading the offense for the Sabers were Sammy Jay (four goals, two assists), Brigid Casey (three goals, two assists) and Taylor Clark (three goals, one assist). Meaghan Allard and Alex LaBrosse shared the net for Souhegan.
Needham (Mass.) 8, Souhegan 6
Brigid Casey tallied two goals and one assist against the Massachusetts foe, but the Sabers suffered their first defeat of the season.
Abby Cranney also scored two goals, while Taylor Clark and Sammi Jay each provided a goal and an assist for Souhegan (8-1). Meaghan Allard made six saves in net for the Sabers.
Pinkerton 12, Souhegan 5
Tyler Hall and Thomas Hornor had two goals apiece in defeat for the Sabers on April 26.
Nick Jordan added a goal while Curtis Redd had a pair of assists. Souhegan’s Alex Burnley had a great game in goal with 17 saves.
Milford 7, Coe-Brown 5
The Spartans move to 3-1 on the season on Monday. Leading the Milford offense were Gavin Urda (four goals, assist, seven ground balls), Ben Noble (two goals), Owen Clary (goal, assist), and Owen Hutchinson (assist, five ground balls). Tim Gagnon had eight saves in net.
Souhegan 15, Salem 3
The Sabers moved to 4-2 on the season on Monday. Nick Jordan (four goals), Ethan Hopey (two goals), Thomas Hornor (two goals, two assists), and Nate Chamberlin (two goals) were the leaders on offense. Alex Burnley and John Lohnes shared the net getting 15 saves and two saves, respectively.
Souhegan 9, Pembroke 0
The Sabers remain undefeated in a sweep of Pembroke. Winning in singles were No. 1 Matt Lapsley (8-0), No. 2 Kyle Gibson (8-0), No. 3 Sam Goddard (8-0), No. 4 Dale Estes (8-0), No. 5 Jordon Lau Quan (8-1), and No. 6 Josh Lacaillade (8-0). In doubles the teams of No. 1 Lapsley-Estes (8-3), No. 2 Gibson-Goddard (8-0), and No. 3 Lau Quan-Nick Durling (8-4) grabbed wins.