Highlights Hollis Brookline Journal
Sept. 12: HB girls take third, boys fourth
Hollis Brookline’s girls cross country team finished third, while the boys finished fourth at Saturday’s 48th annual Coach Korcoulis Invitational in Hollis.
Cavaliers standout Sarah Cramton won the girls race in 20 minutes, 43 seconds, but it was Concord winning the team event with 47 points. Oyster River was runner-up with 64, followed by HB in third with 69. Campbell (188) and Milford (198) were also at the meet, finishing eighth and ninth respectively.
Also scoring for HB were Kay Patridge (11th, 21:03), Megan Cramton (12th, 23:04), Madilyn Partridge (22nd, 23:51), Lauren Cole (31st, 24:59) and Celeste Fetter (43rd, 25:20).
Campbell’s top runners were Caitlyn Callinan (21st, 23:41), Jaime Minervini (28th, 24:23) and Samantha Molinari (40th, 25:18); while Milford was led by Shannon Hull (27th, 24:12), Brianna Berry (41st, 25:18), Lindsey Wright (49th, 26:39), Grace Vogel (50th, 26:35) and Steph Bishop (52nd, 26:50).
On the boys side, OR won the race with 35 points and Concord was runner-up with 61. HB finished fourth with 126 points and Campbell came in seventh with 200. Milford didn’t have enough runners to qualify for the team portion of the meet.
Individually, OR’s Patrick O’Brien won the race in 16:52.
The Cavaliers were led by Cameron Jackson (13th, 18:31), Joel DeLong (24th, 19:34), Kyle Hsu (27th, 19:49), Evan Simonds (28th, 19:51) and Patrick Bloniasz (34th, 20:01).
Campbell’s top performer was Jeff Allen, who finished sixth in 17:43, while Payton Musco (30th, 19:52) and Brendon Jeffrey (49th, 21:12) also ran well for the Cougars.
Milford’s top three runners were Ethan Briggs (37th, 20:08), Jake Sickler (40th, 20:18) and Joseph DeGraphenreid (44th, 20:57).
Sept. 9: HB 3, Dover 0
The undefeated Cavaliers celebrated their home opener with a 25-9, 25-18, 25-15 victory over Dover.
Kaitlyn Johnson led the attack with 11 kills, while Maddy Blake and Rachael Bill finished with nine and eight kills respectively for HB (2-0). Bella Zampieri (three aces, 18 digs) and Hannah Balfour (three aces, 33 assists) also played well in the win over the Green Wave (1-1).
Sept. 11: HB 5, Goffstown 1
The Cavaliers improved to 5-0 following their dominant victory over Goffstown.
Torrey Cook led the way for Hollis, scoring three goals and providing an assist. Courtney Ulrich and Madeline McCann also netted goals for the Cavs. Haley Modelski finished with a pair of assists.
Olivia Clegghorn led the Cavaliers’ defensive effort, stopping five shots in net.
Sept. 11: Goffstown 2, HB 1
It took 70 minutes, but the Cavaliers managed to tie up their contest against Goffstown. Unfortunately, the opponent scored the game-winner minutes later, downing Hollis.
Skye Jacobs scored the lone goal for the Cavs off an assist from Jonathan Brackett. Eric Pratt, Sam Hall, and Zac Crooks also had standout performances in the loss.
Sept. 15: Souhegan 6, HB 1
Souhegan’s Katie Casey scored three and notched an assist as the Sabers improved to 4-1. HB’s lone goal was scored on a penalty corner by Teagan White, assisted by Kelly Snyder. Maddie Kuchta and Natalie Paquin played well defensively for the Cavs (1-4) while Mikey Lemay also played well at midfield.