HBHS cross country competes in Manchester meet


HB girls 23rd at Man­chester Invitational

The Sabers got top-20 finishes from Madeleine Hunt (11th) and Jane Leighton (19th) en route to a second-place finish in the Girls Large class at the 41st Manchester Invitation­al. The event featured over 80 schools and hundreds of runners from around New England.

Coe-Brown came away with the crown in the Girls Large division, followed closely by Souhegan. Merri­mack (fifth), Alvirne (10th), Nashua South (18th), Nash­ua North (21st), Hollis Brookline (23rd) and Mil­ford (28th) also competed.

Coe-Brown’s Elisabeth Danis won the individual title in the class with a time of 18:19. Hunt had the best finish among local compet­itors, with Leighton right behind her. Other local top-50 finishers were Souhegan’s Shannon Earley (29th), Hannah Gillis (35th), and Elise Lambert (48th), Al­virne’s Katie Bellomo (22nd) and Jessica Fontaine (32nd), Merrimack’s Bailey Carril­lo (27th), Lauren Brennan (28th), Erica Lane (42nd), and Grace Corbett (47th), North’s Nicolina Braccio (33rd) and South’s Lauren Robinson (44th).

Bishop Hendricken of Rhode Island took the Boys Large division. Lo­cal competitors included Nashua South (ninth), Al­virne (10th), Nashua North (12th), Merrimack (22nd), Souhegan (29th), Hollis Brookline (35th), and Mil­ford (36th).

Oyster River’s Patrick O’Brien was the overall winner of the class, with Alvirne’s Kendall Westhoff (8th) finishing with the best time among local runners. Other top-50 finishers in­cluded Alvirne’s Noah Bel­lomo (18th), North’s David Vorbach (29th) and Connor Muise (45th), and South’s Mitch King (35th).

Harwood High School from Vermont took home gold in the Boys Small di­vision. Bishop Guertin (5th) and Campbell (32nd) also competed.

Cameron Daly of In­ter-Lakes finished first over­all, while Campbell’s Jeffrey Allen (16th) had the best time among local runners. The Cardinals had three top-50 runners in Christo­pher Fischer (22nd), Jackson Kiernan (35th), and Aiden Sullivan (38th).

Campbell was the lone lo­cal school to compete in the Girl’s Small division, fin­ishing 23rd. Hanover High School finished first in that class.


ConVal 3,

Hollis Brookline 0

ConVal scored eight min­utes in and added two sec­ond half goals as the Cavs fell to 1-6-1 last Thursday. Sam Hall, Zac Crooks, and goalie Nick Wood (four saves) played well for HB.


Hollis Brookline 4,

Milford 1

Syd Brackett scored three goals and Magnolia Moskun provided three assists for the Cavaliers to lead them to an easy victory over Milford last Friday.

Haley Modelski netted the other goal for Hollis, while Avery Martin scored the lone goal for Milford.

Olivia Clegghorn stopped five shots in net for the vic­tory, while Milford’s Katie Lorden finished with 17 saves.


Spaulding 3,

Hollis Brookline 1

The Cavaliers battled after dropping the first two games, but couldn’t rally all the way against the Red Raiders (8-0). Game scores were 25-21, 25-20, 15-25, 26-24.

Kaitlin Johnson had six kills for HB (4-2) and Han­nah Balfour had 25 assists. Bella Zampieri added 14 digs while Elizabeth Atkin­son and Sierra Dinman had solid games defensively.

Hollis Brookline 3, Win­nacunnet 0

The Cavaliers earned an easy victory over the winless Winnacunnet squad. Game scores were 25-19, 25-15, and 25-13 last Friday.

Maddy Blake led the way with 13 kills, while Hannah Balfour added six aces and 22 assists. Kaitlyn Johnson contributed seven kills, and Bella Zampieri compiled eight digs for Hollis Brook­line (4-1).


Hollis Brookline 3, ConVal 0

The Cavaliers earned a shutout victory during the Andy Eliopoulos Memorial Game last Friday.

Nichole Bourque netted a pair of goals in the win, and teammate Kelly Sny­der accounted for the third. Cassie Reijgers and Emily Dvareckas split time in net for Hollis Brookline.