Pare dazzles for Spartans

Baseball

Milford 1, Lebanon 0

Jamie Pare went the distance, giving up six hits and striking out six in the Spartans (7-7) win. Pare also had a strong showing at the plate with a hit and two stolen bases. Ricky DeBernardo went 1 for 3 with a double and Trevor Coyne added a hit and two stolen bases. Milford had an error free game and recorded nine stolen bases for the second straight game.

Milford 7, Pelham 6

A Kolbe Heiple single in the bottom of the seventh inning won the game for the Spartans (6-7), in a back and forth contest. Heiple was all over the field pitching five innings, giving up two earned runs, and striking out six; while adding two hits and two RBIs to the box score. Tyler Gendron hit one out of the park, ran one out for a double, and tallied four RBIs. Ricky DeBernardo had two hits and touched home twice, with Jamie Pare taking four out of the nine stolen bases for the Spartans. Gendron ended up with the win in relief going two innings.

Pembroke 5, Souhegan 4

Sam Corbett opened the Sabers’ scoring with a sac flu and Caelan Behn smacked an RBI single. Matt Zifchak doubled and scored on a Liam McGrath infield grounder. Jacob Grassett started the game on the hill. He surrendered three runs on six hits over six innings, striking out seven. Max Leonard enjoyed a 3-for-4 day, and Beth Greenwood was exceptional defensively at second.

Souhegan 6, Lebanon 5

Max Leonard singled, stole second and scored on an error in the bottom of the sixth to snap a 5-5 tie as the Sabers improved to 7-5. Daniel Trzepacz had another big day with with three hits and three RBIs while Aiden Casey had two hits and two RBIs. Bobby Henline picked up the win in relief, allowing two hits with a walk and strikeout over 1 1/3 innings. Liam McGrath got the final two outs of the game in the seventh to earn the save. Sabers catcher Caelan Behn blocked several pitches and also threw out a runner at second.

Girls Lacrosse

Milford 11, Pembroke 8

Ashley Wilder found the back of the net five times to lead the Spartans (5-8) in the victory. Bre Degroot and Lauren Deshong tallied three and two goals respectively, with teammate Asten Tlapa contributed one goal. Goalie Meagan McLean made eight saves on the day to keep the Spartans in the game.

Souhegan 10, Bedford 9 (OT)

Savannah Behn scored off an assist from Abby Cranney 13 seconds into sudden death overtime with the Bulldogs a man down as the Sabers moved to 14-1. Behn had three goals for the winners in the key Division I contest, while Taylor Clark and Sammi Jay had two apiece. O’Neill Galinson (goal) Izzy Aiello (goal) and Brigid Casey (goal, assist) also helped out. It was a tight game througout, tied 4-4 at the half and Souhegan trailed 7-5 at one point. Mackenzie MacEachern sent the game into overtime with 2:14 left in regulation for Bedford, now 13-3.

Boys Lacrosse

Bedford 15, Souhegan 7

Tyler Hall led the Sabers with three goals while Luke Civiello also scored but it wasn’t enough for the Sabers, who led 3-1 early but trailed 5-3 by half and never recovered. The loss likely pushes Souhegan (5-11) out of Division I tourney contention and puts Bedford (11-6) as the fourth tourney seed.

Softball

Wilton-Lyndeborough 11, Hopkinton 7

The Warriors improved to 14-3 on the season as Lexie Balam picked up the win. Abby Le Blanc belted three doubles and a single, and Sam Yurcak went 3 for 3. Lily Foisie also contributed with two hits.

Milford 5, Pelham 4

Shannon Harbison hit a one hopper off the left center field fence to score Jenna DeAngelis and Abby Stillwagon, in a walk off win for the Spartans (14-0).

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