Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

HOCKEY

SNH Cavaliers AA2 win two

The Cavaliers first topped the Manchester Flames, 4-2 as the line of Colin Flood, Will Dodge and Isaac Windsor clicked for all four Cavaliers goals.

In the first period, defensemen Bryson Giersch and Aidan Rowe set the tone. Dodge scored first, assisted by Windsor, while Flood scored the second, assisted by Dodge. Forwards Jack Conmy, Jonathan Childs and Ryan Bizier also kept the pressure on.

Manchester came back in the second to cut the lead in half with a 2-on-1 break in beating, goaltender Matt D’Ortona. But Flood scored his second goal to make it 3-1, assisted by Dodge. The pair reversed roles for a 4-1 lead, with defenseman Matthew MacBean also picking up an assist.

In the next game the Cavaliers AA2 blanked the Cavaliers Squirt AA1 team, 7-0.

AA2’s Ryan Kelley and Jake Lacasse played well early as a Lacasse steal set up a Dodge score.

For AA1, Chase Devins, Jesse Gertz and Emma Dunn had several scoring chances and Mike Spinazzola and Sinead Macraeg played well defensively. Cavan Quinn also played well in goal for AA1.

The Cavaliers AA2 went on to score six goals in the next two periods: Windsor (two), Jonathan Childs (two), Flood (one) and Dodge with a goal and two assists. Rowe and MacBean also had assists while D’Ortona earned the shutout in goal.

Cavs AA defeat Newburyport

The Cavalier Mites topped Newburyport 5-0 for their second straight win.

The offensive forward line of Jake Morowski, Brendon Doughty and Alex Gertz got things started very early in the period with just 15 ticks off the clock. Morowski converted a Doughty centering pass for the game’s first goal.

Meanwhile,the defensive pair of Saige Devins and Dan Byrne continued to keep the pressure on. Gertz turned his own intercepted pass into a goal making it 2-0. Morowski netted his second of the game on a pass from Gertz just a minute later.

The Cavs got solid goaltending from Noah Soule while the forward line of Andrew Byrne, Aine Kelly and Daniel Byrne played well.

Brendon Doughty and Andrew Byrne each netted a goal for the Cavs in the third period.

HELP WANTED

Milford looking for coaches

Milford High School is seeking qualified applicants for the positions of varsity boys tennis coach and varsity boys soccer coach. All interested candidates should go to www.milfordk12.org/ and click on Human Resources for an application.

Merrimack needs football coach

Merrimack High School has an immediate opening for a varsity football head coach. The coach will oversee all aspects of the program. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Paula Williams, SUA No. 26, 36 McElwain St., Merrimack, NH or to paula.williams@merrimack.k12.nh.us.

FOOTBALL

Junior high league starting

The Northeast Junior High Football League (NJHFL) is currently accepting new members for the 2015 season.

The NJHFL offers three distinct levels of football and cheerleading for those athletes in grades two through eight. The league also holds its own cheer competition that is open both to league members and nonmembers.

The NJHFL has 13 organizations, representing 29 teams from southern New Hampshire and northeastern Massachusetts. Currently, over 900 players and close to 700 cheerleaders participate in the league annually. For more information or league contact info, please visit the league’s website www.northeastjhfl.com.