Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

HOCKEY

Cavaliers AA on win streak

After a solid showing in their first game pulled up to the Squirt level, goalie Aiden Kelley and Jake Morowski led their team to their first ever multi-game win streak.

In a 9-3 win over Andover, Alex Gertz led the way with five points (two goals, three assists). Cavs goals were by Noah Soule, two by Morowski, (Soule, Gertz assists), Andrew Byrne, two by Trevor Nogler (assists to Gertz) .The spark died though with Gertz picking up another two goals of his own followed by Soule.

In the second game, the Andover AA3 Squirts topped the Cavs 4-2. Scoring for the Cavs were Kelley (assist by Nick Fortier) and Kevin Sullivan (game-tying goal). Nick Bono also played well, along with defensemen Nick Fortier, Matt Choate Sinead Macaraeg and goalie Chase Devins.

Cavaliers AA split

The Cavaliers first topped Haverhill, 4-2 with early goals from Jonathan Childs and Will Dodge, assists to defensemen Aidan Rowe and Thomas Cahill each had an assist. In the second period Colin Flood scored on a rebound with assist to Dodge and Rowe. Haverhill scored again in the second to cut the lead 3-2 but Ryan Kelley, Jayke Lacasse, Chase Devins and Jack Conmy all had a strong third periods. Defenseman Matthew MacBean played well while goalie Matt D’Ortona made key saves to keep the 3-2 lead. Dodge scored an empty netter for late game insurance, assist to Bryson Giersch.

Chelmsford topped the Cavs 6-5 in the second game, despite two early goals from Dodge (Flood, Childs, D’Ortona assists) for a 2-0 SNH lead. Dodge ended with a hat trick. Chelmsford’s game winner came with four minutes left, snapping a 5-5 tie. Chelmsford answered with four straight before the goals by D’Ortona and the Childs-Flood combo.

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.

Souhegan in need of coaches

Souhegan High School is looking for applicants for varsity girls tennis and freshman baseball coaches. Both positions commence with the start of practice on March 23. If interested in either position, send a letter of interest and a resume to Dick Miller, Athletic Director, at dmiller@sprise.com.

SOCCER

ASC holding spring
soccer registration

Amherst Soccer Club is now accepting registrations for players from any town for the Tots (ages 3-5) and EDP (ages 6-10) spring soccer programs. There are also limited openings on our Hampshire FC/Hampshire United SC Boys and Girls U10-U19 spring soccer teams. For more information go to www.amherstsoccer club.com or contact Lisa Davidson at
treasurer@amherstsoccerclub.com.

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.