Hollis Brookline High School Highlights


Feb. 11: HB 23, Milford 18

Hollis Brookline survived a close match with Milford, 23-18, to remain undefeated in Division II heading into Thursday’s dual meet with Windham.

Kayne Robert (195 pounds) had the only pin of the night, stopping Milford’s Dustin Post at 2:33, while Nathaniel Lindsay (132), Christian Lopez (152), Andrew Butler (160), Wyatt Farwell (170) and Clement Sherwood (220) also won matches for HB (8-0).

Feb. 12: HB 41,
Windham 31

Earning pins in the victory for Hollis Brookline were Nick McPherson (145), Andrew Butler (160), Wyatt Farwell (170), Caleb Lomme (195) and Kayne Robert (220).

Feb. 14: HB goes 2-1

HB picked up a 72-6 win over Bow and beat Franklin 36-6 but dropped a 44-24 match to Londonderry. The Lancers were the top team of the afternoon, winning all four of their duals.

The Cavaliers got three wins each from Nick McPherson (145 pounds, two pins), Andrew Butler (160, two pins) and Kayne Robert (195, one pin). Garrett Klausner (120) also had two pins for both of his victories on the day, as did Christian Lopez (152) and Travis Guthrie (170).

Caleb Lomme (182) had two wins for HB while Thomas Hoey (126) and Lucas Cummings (138) each recorded a pin. Cameron Deyer (106) and Savannah Eliza (113) also got wins.


Feb. 11: HBDS 2,
Somersworth 1

Hollis Brookline-Derryfield took its fourth straight win Wednesday night, a 2-1 decision over Somersworth. Brett Pearson has an unassisted goal for HB-Derryfield, while Allen Mello scored off an assist from Kyle Stevens. Zach Goyette had 21 saves in goal for HB-Derryfield.


Feb. 13: ConVal 52, HB 52

The Cavaliers let Con-Val back into the game during the fourth quarter, and ultimately lost in overtime. Matt Fothergill finished with a game-high 15 points. Kyle Szewczyk and Trevor Bowler added eight each in the loss.

Feb. 16: HB 62,
Timberlane 54 (2 OT)

Matt Fothergill had seven of his 26 points in the second overtime as the Cavaliers evened their record to 6-6 in Division II. Patch Zorn and Trevor Bowler added nine points apiece.

Feb. 17: Windham 62,
HB 35

The Cavaliers trailed 19-9 after the first quarter and had an uphill climb the rest of the way to fall to 6-7. Trevor Bowler led the locals with 11 points while Matt Fothergill added seven.


Feb. 12: HB 46, ConVal 29

Cassandra Staplefeld scored 24 points to lead the Cavaliers to their third win of the season. Kristin Johnson finished with seven points and 11 rebounds while freshman Joanna Balsamo added seven points and seven boards.

Feb. 16: HB 57,
Timberlane 39

Cassandra Stapelfeld had a game-high 27 points with eight rebounds as the Cavs improved to 4-10. Kristin Johnson added 10 points and 11 rebounds. HB jumped out to an 18-11 first quarter lead and never looked back.


Feb. 11: Boys Alpine Championships

Kennett’s Daniel Nash posted a two-run total time of 1 minute, 4.38 seconds to win the individual giant slalom title and Adam Wright was victorious in the slalom with one run time of 48.82 seconds during Tuesday’s Division II Boys Alpine Championships at Crotched Mountain in Bennington.

The duo helped Kennett to both team titles, posting 349 in the giant slalom and 339 points in the slalom.

In the giant slalom, Kennett edged Hanover (346) by three points, while Plymouth (334.5) was third. Locally, Souhegan (319) was fifth, Hollis Brookline (299) was sixth and Milford (258) was 11th out of the 14 teams competing.

Area finishers in the Top 25 included Souhegan’s Wilson Ezequelle (two-run time of 1:07.38) in ninth, Souhegan’s Patrick Noble (1:08.11) in 17th, Milford’s David Spalding (1:08.56) in 19th, HB’s Luke Martin (1:08.69) in 21st, Souhegan’s Jasper Jones (1:09.2) in 23rd and HB’s Jacob Lysik (1:10.30) in 25th.

In slalom action, Kennett beat out HB 339-335.

Individually, HB’s Paul Menard was third with a one-run time of 49.85 seconds, while other locals in the Top 25 were Ezequelle (51.97) in 10th, Martin (52.96) in 15th, Jones (53.16) in 17th and HB’s Trevor Cooke (54.42) in 20th. Spalding (54.71) and Noble (55.25) finished just out of the Top 25 in 26th and 27th respectively.

Feb. 12: Girls Alpine Championships

Souhegan took second place in the 13-team field in the Division II Girls Alpine Skiing Championships with a final combined score of 695 points. Kennett won the event with a score of 766 and Hanover was third with 691. Hollis Brookline finished in 10th with 557.5 points and Milford was 12th with 366.

Hollis Brookline finished had five skiers finish in the top 50 for the giant slalom. They included Ellie Caswell (1:10.27 22nd place), Niti Suchdev (1:14.06 34th place), Courtney Ulrich (1:15.33 39th place), Jennifer Choate (1:16.86 45th place), and Emily Babcock (1:19.98 50th place).

In the slalom, four skiers finished in the top 50. Choate placed 33rd in a time of 1:31.34 and Babcock placed 36th in 1:33.25. Jocelyn Lysik was 39th with a 1:36.25 and Michaela McLaughlin was 45th in 1:40.95.

Milford’s Meghan Marshall was 47th in the giant slalom (1:17.13)and 34th in the slalom (1:31.38). Miranda Jacques was 47th in the slalom (1:46.08).