Roundup: Milford tracksters sharp
The Milford High and Souhegan High girls track teams headed up to UNH to compete in a six-team meet on Sunday morning.
The Spartan girls took second, and Souhegan was fifth in the event.
Sophomore Renee Wilson had a busy and extremely productive day for Milford, winning the long jump with a 16-3 effort. Wilson also earned a second in the 300 at 45.64 and fifth in the dash at 7.94.
Wilson then joined Robyn Krafft, Ashleigh Matsis and Samantha Sullivan for third place in the 4×160 relay with a 1:32.4 clocking.
Krafft won the shot put with a 33-7.75 heave, and senior Lauren Robinson raced home at 3:07.44 to dominate the 1000.
Lori DeMambro was second in the 1500 at 5:27.94, Meg Sawyer (46.54) was third in the 300, and Matsis took fourth in the 600 with a 1:54.04 clocking.
For Souhegan, senior Arielle Zlotnick led the charge, winning the 1500 with a time of 5:10.54. She came back to take third in the 1000 as well in 3:14.54. Freshman Chloe Trudel was the winner in the 3000, rolling with a time of 10:48.54.
Adrianna Zlotnick had a fifth-place finish in the 1500 at 5:34.24. Delaney Facques was fourth in the 300 at 46.64. Sophia Lunati grabbed fifth in the 600 at 1:57.24. Junior Ashley Barham was fifth in the hurdles at 10.04. Two other Saber freshmen were also heard from as Maddy McFee was sixth in the high jump at 4-6, while Emma Herrero soared 13-10 for sixth in the long jump.
Seven boys teams competed with Souhegan earning fifth and the Spartans taking seventh.
Nathan Stine ran a spirited 3000, taking second in 9:57.84, missing the win by .3 seconds.
Carter Schade was fourth in the 1500, racing home at 4:38.74. Sophomore Connor Holland earned fourth in the 600 at 1:42.04. Christian Hall was fifth in the 300 at 41.14 and sixth in the high jump at 5-6. Thomas Headington scored a point for sixth in the 1000 at 2:55.44.
For Milford, senior Victor Garcia had a pair of runner-up finishes, in the long jump at 19-10.5 and and 300 at 40.04. Garrett Majore was third in the high jump with the junior clearing 5-foot-6.
The Cougars take down a powerful Spartans squad to improve to 6-0. Garret Walker won by pin at 182 and Robert Ladd won by pin at 160, to pick up significant wins for Campbell. Others picking up wins were Tyler O’Mara (138), Trevor O’Mara (145), David Donnelly (152), Brett McInerney (170), and Matt Graveline (195). All of Milford’s wins were due to forfeit.
Milford swimmers fare well
The Spartan boys team defeated Merrimack, Wilton-Lyndeborough, and Campbell; but fell to Nashua North and Londonderry. Andrew Bartolomucci won both of his events in the 200 IM and 100 fly, making the cut for the state meet with both events.
Josh Anderson picked up his second state meet cut with a second place finish in 100 backstroke. The girls team beat Wilton-Lyndeborough and Campbell, whle losing to Londonderry, Merrimack, and Nashua North.
Calista Chappell won the 200 freestyle with a state meet cut and Elaine Danas placed fourth in the 200 IM and third in the 100 fly making the state meet cut for both events.
Lillian Chappell made the state meet cut by winning the 50 freestyle and finishing third in the 100 backstroke.
North-Souhegan 11, Central-West 3
John Natale had a hat trick plus an assist as the Saber-Titans evened their record at 2-2 at Conway Arena. Seven others scored for North-Souhegan: Evan Soucy (assist), Ryan Dancoes (two assists), Jake Lopes (two goals), Chris Weeden, Isabelle Gates, Michael Dodge (two assists), and Brendan Gaffney (assist).
Manchester West 35
Souhegan closed out the pre-New Year’s portion of the Division II schedule with a gate-to-wire win at West.
Sophomore Matt McCool led all scorers with 32 points while Jeffrey Boehm added 13 for the 3-0 Sabers, who led 39-21 at the half.
Milford 62, ConVal 54
Leading by three to start the fourth, Milford saw Sam Santaniello score seven of his game-high 17 in the quarter to lock down the win and improve the Spartan mark to 2-1.
Jake Greska added 16 points, and Max Fortin had 13. Gavin Urda faced all kinds of pressure at the point-guard spot and handled it brilliantly.