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Hollis Brookline 8, Milford 4

Tyler MacDormand had a bases-loaded triple while Danny Leone had a bases-clearing double as the Cavaliers improved to 4-8 on Monday. Nick Fothergill also had some big hits and made a couple of big outfield catches. Also for the Cavs, Kaito Kramarczyk pitched five innings of scoreless ball.

The 5-7 Spartans got a hit and an RBI each from Mason Gaudette and Kyle O’Keefe, while Ryan Flaherty pitched well in relief, allowing just two hits and three strikeouts in 2 1/3 innings.


Hollis Brookline 16,
Merrimack 4

Nick Hinchliffe (four goals, one assist), Will Crosby (three goals, one assist), and Ryan Walsh (three goals) helped the Cavaliers improve to 10-3 in Divison II on Monday. Also helping were Garrett Klausner (two goals, two assists), Ryan Olson (one goal, two assists), Peter Bertone (two goals), Jack Barbour (goal) and Derek Davidson (three assists). Garrett Moloney had four saves in goal.

For the 3-11 Tomahawks, Alec Bronchuk had two goals and one assist while Jay Lanigan and Isaiah Kepnes each had a goal.


Hollis Brookline 3, Souhegan 0

The Cavaliers improved to 9-3 on Monday with straight set wins of 25-23, 25-11 and 25-18. Scott VanCoughnett had 33 assists, breaking the school’s single-season assist record, while Brett Belden had 11 kills. Also for the Cavs, Tucker McIllwrath (10 kills, four blocks) and Jonathan Brackett (five kills, three aces) played well.

Agawam (Mass.) 3,
Hollis Brookline 1

The Cavaliers fell in an interstate matchup by set scores of 26-24, 18-25, 25-16 and 25-23 on Saturday.

Nick Wood led the way in a losing effort with 12 kills and eight digs, while Brett Belden tallied 11 kills, four aces and 10 digs. Tucker McIlwrath added eight kills and seven blocks, and Scott Van Coughnett had 30 assists and four blocks for the Cavaliers.

Westfield (Mass.) 3,
Hollis Brookline 0

Hollis Brookline’s Brett Belden (six kills), Nick Wood (five kills, three blocks) and Nate Thomas (seven digs) played well in a 25-20, 25-19, 25-22 loss to Westfield, Mass. (12-2) on Friday, May 13.


Hollis Brookline competes
at Milford Invite

Rachel Flanagan crossed first in the 400 meters (1:04) and tied for third in the high jump (4-11) to help the Cavaliers to third place at the Milford Invite on Saturday.

Kay Partridge (5:27.16), Sarah Cramton (5:27.44) and Madylin Partridge finished 3-4-5 for the Cavaliers in the 1,600. Cramton was also second in the 3,200 (13:03). Grace Anneser was second in the 300 intermediate hurdles (55.38) and third in the 100 hurdles (19.58).

The Cavaliers were second in the 4×400 relay (4:37.57) and 4×800 relay (12:24.33).

The Hollis Brookline boys finished fifth and were led by Joey Dias, who finished second in the long jump (18-4 ¾) and Cam Jackson claimed third in the 1,600 (4:48.97).

Oliver Fetter picked up points with a fourth in the long jump (17-10), fifth in the shot put (37-2 ¾) and sixth in the discus (113-10 ½). Sam Poisson tallied a third in the javelin (137-6).


Hollis Brookline 9, Souhegan 0

Cavalier winners on Monday included Courtney Koran (8-3), Nicole Hall (8-3), Maddy McCann (8-2), Teresa Randlett (8-1), Monika Schneider (8-5) and Sophia Bruzik (8-3). Doubles winners were Koran/Hall (8-1), McCann/Randlett (8-4), and Emily Spooner/Julia Stam (8-0).

Playing well for the Sabers were Morgan Zifchak at No. 5 singles while Lila Morgan, Anna Redway and Emma White each won three games in their matches.

Hollis Brookline 7,
Oyster River 2

The Cavaliers dropped only one singles match and one doubles match en route to the victory on Saturday.

Coutney Koran (8-2), Nicole Hall (8-1), Maddy McCann (9-7), Teresa Randlett (8-4) and Emily Spooner (8-4) won in singles play. The teams of Koran-Hall and McCann-Randlett each won 8-5 in doubles.

Hollis Brookline 9, Milford 0

Hollis Brookline swept its match with Milford as all six Cavaliers singles players – Courtney Koran, Nicole Hall, Maddy McCann, Monika Schneider, Sophia Bruzik and Emily Spooner – won 8-0 on Wednesday, May 11.

Milford’s Katie and Sabrina Brown played well as a duo at No. 1 doubles, but fell to the HB combination of Koran and Hall.

Also recording wins at doubles for the Cavaliers were the pairings of McCann-Schneider and
Bruzik-Julia Stam.

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Hollis Brookline Jr. Cavaliers

Interested in learning about the sport of cheerleading? The Hollis Brookline Jr. Cavaliers Cheer Program is offering a FUN instructional clinic for children 6-8 years of age who are intersted in seeing what the sport of cheer is all about. Kids will learn basic cheer skills such as arm motions, tumbling and jumps. Clinic is offered June 1 at Hollis Brookline High School Mini Gym. Register online at Contact Coach Melisa Scherer at melscherer@ or HBJC Cheer Coordinator, Robin Giaconia, at


Cheer your Bow off’

HBJC summer cheerleading camp "Cheer your Bow off" registration in now open. The camp is offered to participants aged 6 to 13 interested in learning about cheer or desire to improve their skills. The camp is June 20-22 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Hollis Brookline High School Mini Gym. Register online at for summer camp.