Sports Talk Hollis Brookline Journal


Hollis Brookline 17,

John Stark 3

Delayni Kovalchek paced the Cavalier offense by going 3 for 4 with a double, a two-run homer and six RBIs on Monday. Natalie Paquin and Kenzie Day each had two RBIs. Cavalier pitchers Olivia Lukovits (two runs on four hits) and Cassidy Pigott (one run on five hits) also performed well.

Hollis Brookline will look to keep it going when the Cavaliers host Hanover on Saturday at noon.

Hollis Brookline 8,

Oyster River 7

The Cavaliers needed some late-game heroics to pull of their dramatic victory over Oyster River on Friday, May 6.

Stephanie Buchanan started fireworks with a two-run home run in the seventh inning, plating Skylar Mack and bringing Hollis within one. Cassidy Pigott’s single was followed by a game-tying triple by Delayni Kovalchek. Natalie Paquin ended the game with a walk-off single, her second hit of the game.

Goffstown 7,

Hollis Brookline 6

Hollis Brookline fell to 2-6 on the season after suffering a tough loss to Goffstown on Thursday, May 5.

Cassidy Pigott started the game in the circle for HB, striking out three in three innings, with Olivia Lukovits striking out one over the final four. Delayni Kovalchek led the Cavaliers in hitting, going 2 for 3, including a three-run home run. Avery Webb contributed an RBI and Pigott was 2 for 4 for the Cavaliers.


Hollis Brookline 3,

Mascenic 0

Brett Belden (16 kills), Jonathan Brackett (four aces), Matt Bonnette (two blocks) and Vivek Nithipalan (five digs) led the way for the 10-1 Cavaliers who enjoyed set scores of 25-9, 25-15, 28-20 on Monday.

Hollis Brookline 3,

Dover 0

Jacob McGettigan recorded 24 service points, including two aces, and Scott Van Coughnett had 20 assists to lead the Cavaliers (7-1) in a 25-14, 25-9, 25-18 victory over Dover (0-7) on Wednesday, May 4.

Nick Wood (12 kills, six digs) and Brett Belden (10 kills, five digs) also had big nights for HB, which travels to New Ipswich for a Monday night match with Mascenic Regiona


Hollis Brookline 4,

Oyster River 1

Nate Corsetti pitched a complete-game three-hitter to lead the Cavaliers to a victory on Friday, May 6. The junior allowed only a single earned run while walking two and striking out a pair.

Kaito Kramarcyzk collected three hits and a pair of RBIs for Hollis, while Cam Chrystal finished with a pair of hits for the Cavaliers.

Goffstown 6,

Hollis Brookline 3

Dan Leone went 2 for 3 and drove in all three of Hollis Brookline’s runs, but the Cavaliers came up three runs short in a 6-3 loss to Goffstown on Thursday, May 5.

Kaito Kramarczk started and allowed two earned runs over five innings. He was relieved by Joe Brown, who allowed one hit, struck out one and allowed no runs in the sixth inning.

John Stark 13,

Hollis Brookline 1
(5 innings)

Nick Fothergill, Cam Chrystal, Dan Leone and Joe Brown all had one hit for the Cavaliers in a mercy rule-shortened loss to John Stark on Wednesday, May 4. Chrystal knocked in the only Hollis Brookline run on a sacrifice fly in the third inning.


Hollis Brookline 7,

ConVal 2

The Cavaliers cruised as singles winners at Nos. 1 through 4 included Courtney Koran (8-2), Nicole Hall (8-2), Maddy McCann (9-7), and Teresa Randlett (8-0) on Tuesday, May 3. HB swept doubles as Koran/Hall, (8-1), McCann/Randlett, and Monika Schneider/Julia Stam (both 8-2) all posted decisive wins.


Hollis Brookline fourth at Sanborn

Hollis Brookline’s girls track team scored 105 points for fourth at Sanborn Regional’s seven-team meet on Tuesday.

Leading the way for HB was Rachel Flanagan, who won the 400 in 1 minute, 4.10 seconds, and the high jump with a leap of 4 feet, 10 inches.

Others posting top-three finishes for the Cavaliers were Madylin Partridge (second in 800, 2:32.20; second in 1,600, 5:31.0), Kay Partridge (third in 1,600, 5:40.70), Naomi Kosper (third in 100, 14.30), Grace Anneser (second 100 hurdles, 19.20; third in 300 hurdles, 57.40) and Amanda McDonough (second in shot put, 31-0; third in discus, 83-2).

Sanborn won the event with 139.5 points, while ConVal (120 points) and Goffstown (118) rounded out the top three.

On the boys side of the meet, the Cavaliers were fourth out of eight teams with 59 points. Sanborn won with 173.5 points, followed by Goffstown (123 points), ConVal (84), HB and Pembroke (43) to round out the top five.

Kris Johnson’s leap of 18 feet, 9 inches won the long jump, while teammate Luke Martin was third with a jump of 17-10. Other Cavaliers in the top three were Luther Payette (second in javelin, 123-9) and Colton Mailloux (second in 800, 2:19.50).