Hollis Brookline High School Highlights
Sept. 10: HB 3, Keene 1
Kayleigh Crocker recorded five kills and four aces and Emily Cook served nine aces to lead Hollis Brookline past Keene 21-25, 25-17, 25-15 and 25-8 on Wednesday night.
Lex Chilton (four kills) and Emma Tanner (four aces) also chipped in with solid play as the Cavaliers improve to 2-1 on the season and set the stage for coach Becky Balfour’s 300th career win, a milestone that will happen with HB’s next victory.
Sept. 15: Merrimack 3, HB 0
The Tomahawks remained unbeaten on the year with a sweep of the Cavaliers, 25-10, 25-22 and 25-16. Merrimack (5-0) got a big game from Jen Coffey, who had 18 kills and nine digs, and Jo Coffey, who had 27 assists and a block. Elise Jolly also had five blocks, five digs, three aces and two kills while Cailtin Paulson had seven digs and two aces and Lianna Klinger added five digs. HB (2-2) was led by Maddy Blake, who had 13 kills, while Kaitlyn Koszan had seven digs and Selene Berube had three aces.
Sept. 11: HB second
The Cavaliers were just nosed out by St. Thomas, 214-215, but topped Bishop Brady (228). HB’s top scorers were Jack Shields (39), Pat macDonald (43), Josh Farmer (43), Cory Quinn (44) and Chris Cadman (46).
Sept. 12: HB 1, Goffstown 0
Hugh Devlin scored midway through the second half on a feed from Nathan Rogers to seal the win for the Cavs who improve to 3-1.
Goffstown applied pressure late, but Michael Pattelena earned his third shutout of the year with five saves.
Sam Hall, Joe Brown, and Joe Demaio added great depth for the Cavaliers who host Oyster River on Wednesday.
Sept. 12: HB 1, Goffstown 1
Hannah Modelski (Michele Philpot) from put the Cavs on the board first, with a goal coming 20 minutes into the first half.
Goffstown evened the score 22 minutes later and the score stayed that way until the end. Ryan Philbrook made five stops for Hollis Brookline.
With the tie, Hollis goes to 2-2-1 on the year.
Sept. 12: Merrimack Valley 4, HB 0
The Cavaliers’ defense was supported by goalies Ashley Skey and Cassie Reijgers who combined for seven saves.
Natalie Paquin, Nellie Putur and Hannah MacLeod were key to the defense with strong support on the offense from Nicola Chomiak and Tegan White.
Sept. 16: Souhegan 5, HB 0
The Sabers moved to 4-1 as Lauren McCormick had a pair of goals while Katie Casey and Kaylyn Forest each had a goal and an assist. Katie Almeida added a goal and while Madison Angulas had two assists. Natalie Nelson was strong in front of goalie Clair Foley. For the Cavs, who trailed only 1-0 at halftime, Ashley Skey had 23 saves and Cassie Reijgers three.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Sept. 16: Cavaliers finish second
Cam Jackson led the way for the Cavs (39 points0 with a third place finish in 18:12 while Goffstown took first with 23 led by first place finisher Jackson Brannan. ConVal was third at 54. Other top HB finishers included Adam McQuilkin, seventh in 18:55; Joel DeLong, eighth, 18:58; Ryan St. Hilaire ninth, 19:07; and Tucker Wood, 12th,19:48.
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Sept. 16: Cavaliers top
Hollis Brookline, led by first place finisher Sarah Cramton (20:40), totaled 30 points to top Goffstown (48) and Con-Val of Peterborough (63). Other top Cavs finishers were Pauline Zimmermann, fifth, 22:40; Madylin Partridge, sixth 22:50; Lauren Cole, eight, 23:08; and Emily Babcock, 10th, 23:20.