High School Highlights


Souhegan 8, Milford 2

Owen Batchelder had a two-run double and Max Benevides a two-run single to spark the Sabers, who implemented a 13-hit attack for win May 17.

Bryce Reagan, Alec Burns, Tucker Aiello and Caelan Behn each had two hits while Benevides went 3 for 4. Alec Burns picked up the win for Souhegan, allowing three hits and two runs over six innings. Nick Cauley, who had two hits and an RBI, took the loss for the Spartans. Ryan Flaherty drove in the other Milford run.

Souhegan 10, ConVal 4

Tucker Aiello pitched a complete game May 18, allowing nine hits while fanning five. He was helped by four Saber homers by Bryce Reagan (two), Alec Burns (also went 3 for 3) and Max Benevides.

Milford 5, Pelham 4

After losing two games in a row the Spartans contained the Pythons for the win. Kolbe Heiple got a two-run single in the sixth to put Milford ahead 5-3, then shut the door.

Tyler Gendron got the start on the mound, going 6 2/3 innings giving up four runs and striking out three.

Gendron also had a double and an RBI. Ricky DeBernardo had a hit and an RBI.

Souhegan 8, Pembroke 2

The Sabers got 6 1/3 strong innings of four-hit pitching by Tucker Aiello on Monday to improve to 12-2. Aiello fanned five, walked three and did not allow an earned run.

Offensively, Caelan Behn went 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI while Alec Burns went 3 for 4 and Max Benevides had two doubles, three RBIs and a run scored. Ryan Hill was a defensive standout in center.

Milford 2, Lebanon 0

The Spartans earned their second straight win Monday with a victory over Lebanon. Jamie Pare went the distance on the mound for Milford giving up two hits and striking out five. Jacob Wilder had two hits and both of the Spartan RBIs. Tyler Gendron, Nick Cauley, Ryan Flaherty and Weston Pare also had hits.


Goffstown 6, Milford 2

Goffstown jumped out to an early lead May 17 with two home runs. Delaney Parker, Carley Holtshouser and Amanda Atkinson all saw time in the circle.

On the offensive end, Atkinson was 3 for 4, Jen Carson was 2 for 4 with a double and a run and Holtshouser went 1 for 3 with a run and an RBI.

Pelham 1, Milford 0

The Pythons scored in the first inning Friday and it turned out to be the only run of the game.

Milford had outstanding pitching performances by Carley Holtshouser (two innings), Amanda Atkinson (two innings), and Jenna De’Angelis (two innings). Leading the offense were Jen Carson, who went 2 for 3, De’Angelis (1 for 2) and Racheal Nelson (1 for 2).

Boys Lacrosse

Belmont 15, Milford 14 (2 OT)

The Spartans couldn’t hang on as Belmont came up with its first win of the season on Friday.

Owen Clary and Cam O’Shaughnessy had good days putting the ball in the right spot, scoring six and four goals respectively. Goalie Tim Gagnon made five saves in net for Milford.

Bishop Brady 10, Milford 5

Owen Hutchinson scored a pair of goals, but the Spartans were doubled up on the road and dropped to 4-7 on Saturday. Collin Cederberg contributed a goal and two assists, Cam O’Shaughnessy added two assists, while Ben Noble and Matt Hannon each scored for Milford. Tim Gagnon made seven saves in net and Josh Shaw paced the defense with five caused turnovers and five ground balls.

Bedford 4, Souhegan 3 (4 OT)

It was a nailbiter that saw four overtimes and the Bulldogs coming out on top Monday. Scoring the goals for Souhegan (8-6) were Tyler Hall (two goals) and Foster Burnley (goal). Leading the way on defense were Sam Ezequelle, Finley Morgan, Palmer Belowski, David Labonte, Justin Ward and Jack Manning; also having a tremendous game despite the loss was goalie Alex Burnley who made 14 saves to keep the Sabers in it until the end.

Girls Lacrosse

Souhegan 8, Bedford 4

The Sabers moved to 12-2 on the season Friday with an impressive win over the Bulldogs.

Leading the way were Sammi Jay with three goals, Taylor Clark with two goals, and Abby Cranney also put in two goals. Goalie Meaghan Allard had a great day in net with 10 saves.

Souhegan 8, Norwell 7

Sammi Jay scored a pair of goals to help the Sabers (13-2) top a strong Massachusetts team on Sunday. Taylor Clark and Abby Cranney each added a goal and an assist, while Izzy Aiello, Brigid Casey, Casey Johnson, Clare Woodford also found the back of the net. Savannah Behn added an assist and Meaghan Allard made seven saves in net.

Girls Tennis

Souhegan 8, Hollis Brookline 1

The Sabers ended their regular season with a win against the Cavaliers on May 17.

Winning in singles for Souhegan was No. 2 Eliza Cullen (8-6), No. 3 Lila Morgan (8-0), No. 4 Sophie Knight (8-6), No. 5 Zoe Garvey (8-4), and No. 6 Laura Gainor (8-0). Souhegan swept the doubles matches with forfeits from Hollis Brookline.

Track and Field

Durham wins two, sets jav record

Milford’s Rebecca Durham was a double-winner in the 1,600 (5:00.9) and 3,200 (11:08) and broke a school record en route to fourth in the javelin (104-2) at the Londonderry Invitational on Saturday. Spartan freshman Robyn Krafft prevailed in the discus (118-7).

The following is a list of locals who finished top six (top three for relays) in their respective event at the Londonderry Invitational.


Pole vault – 3. William Shepard (Mi) 13-6, 4. Billy Seguin (S) 12-0.

High jump – 5. Victor Ceballos (S) 5-8, T6. Tom Robinson (S) 5-6, T6. Andre Ostaudelafont (NN) 5-6.

Shot put – 46. Michael Boucher (Mi) 40-3 ½.

Discus – 2. Tom Robinson (S) 123-1, 6. Dean Paquette (S) 118-10.

Javelin – 4. Tom Robinson (S) 143-9.

300 hurdles – 5. Tirell O’Brien (Mi) 43.91.

3,200 run – 6. Florian Bochert (Mi) 9:53.21.


Pole vault – 4. Lindsay Wright (Mi) 8-0.

Long jump – 6. Amy Arena (Mi), 15-4 ½.

Shot put – 4. Autumn Ciardelli-Zaryckyj (Mi) 30-1.

Discus – 1. Robyn Krafft (Mi) 118-7.

Javelin – 4. Rebecca Durham (Mi) 104-2.

4–800 relay – 1. Souhegan (Jane Leighton, Madeleine Hunt, Elise Lambert, Arielle Zlotnick) 9:18.31.

100 hurdles – 6. Ashley Barham (S) 18.08.

1,600 run – 1. Rebecca Durham (Mi) 5:00.90.

400 dash – 6. Elise Lambert (S) 61.8.

800 run – 3. Marissa Romano (S) 2:22.38.

3,200 run – 1. Rebecca Durham (Mi) 11:00.28, 2. Alex Matsis (Mi) 11:14.18.

4–400 relay – 2. Souhegan (Jane Leighton, Elise Lambert, Marissa Romano, Madeleine Hunt) 4:16.20.