High School Highlights
Hollis Brookline 5, Souhegan 2
For the first time in over a year, the Souhegan baseball team met its match on May 12.
Kaito Kramarcyck tossed a complete game and Hollis Brookline snapped Souhegan’s 26-game win streak Friday with a 5-2 victory in Hollis.
Kramarcyck surrendered only four hits and two earned runs while striking out three and walking one. Owen Batchelder smacked a two-run homer in the first frame for the defending champion Sabers (8-1), but that was the final blemish during Kramarcyck’s outing.
The Cavs (5-6) evened the score in the bottom of the first inning, highlighted by an RBI double from Dan Leone. HB took the lead for good in the fourth off an error and a Steve Peik RBI single.
Peik, Leone and Nick Fotherfill finished with multiple hits for Hollis Brookline, while Peik Tyler MacDormand, Leone, Nate Corsetti and Mitch Dryer each drove in one run.
Tucker Aiello took the loss for Souhegan – the Sabers’ first setback since April 13, 2016 – allowing four runs off five hits over four innings. He struck out three and walked none.
Coe- Brown 7, Hollis Brookline 4
The Cavaliers were leading in the seventh inning May 10 until Coe-Brown’s Jake Rich singled in the winning run with two outs. Hollis Brookline’s Nate Corsetti had pitched a gem until luck ran out in the final inning.
Hollis Brookline 9, Hanover 2
Mitch Dryer went 3 for 4 on Saturday, while Nick White and Dan Leone each collected multiple hits as Hollis Brookline won its third game in four tries to reach the .500 mark.
Dryer’s two-run single gave HB (6-6) an early lead and the Cavs scored four runs in the fourth off singles from Joe Messina and Dryer, along with a double by White.
Joe Brown earned the win on the mound, striking out three over five innings while allowing two runs off two hits.
Milford 5, Hollis Brookline 3
Ryan Flaherty for the second game in a row had the big hit, a two-RBI single in the bottom of the fifth Monday to break a 3-3 tie for Milford (7-3). Tyler Gendron had two hits and two RBIs for the Spartans and also got the win on the mound. He threw a complete game giving up two earned runs on three hits and struck out four. For Hollis Brookline (6-7), Jack White had a double and Nick Fothergill hit a triple in the fifth inning to tie the game. Nate Corsetti threw a complete game for the Cavaliers in the loss.
Hollis Brookline 3, Londonderry 0
Nick Wood totaled 13 kills and two blocks, helping the defending champion Cavs to a 25-14, 25-16, 25-19 sweep.
Scott Van Coughnett finished with 27 assists and 12 digs, while Jonathan Brackett added four aces and Vivek Nithipalan had 10 digs for HB (8-2).
Hollis Brookline 3, Souhegan 0
The Cavaliers moved to 9-2 after a 25-11, 25-11, 25-15 straight set win for their Senior Night, highlighted by junior Scott VanCoughnett setting the school career assist record at 1,014.
HB team leaders were Nick Wood (12 aces), Sterling Bates (three kills), Nathan Cole (five kills), Hayden Kabushta (two kills), Colton Mailloux (four kills) and Vivek Nithipalan (three digs).
Hollis Brookline 6, Goffstown 2
The Cavaliers won May 10 with a strong performance by goalie Garrett Moloney who had 13 saves. Contributing on offense was Ryan Olson who netted two goals and ditched off an assist.
Hollis Brookline 14, Manchester Memorial 0
Will Crosby had five goals and goalie Garrett Moloney picked up his first career shutout as the Cavaliers moved to 7-3.
HB 6, Winnacunnet 5
Garrett Moloney made nine saves – a couple from point-blank range – to help the Cavs win their fifth straight May 12 and fourth in as many days.
Ryan Olson paced the offense with a goal and two assists, while Derek Davidson and Will Crosby each scored twice.
Hollis Brookline 17, Merrimack Valley 7
Senior Will Crosby had an incredible nine-goal outing Monday, the first in the history of the Cavalier program as HB improved to 9-3 with its sixth straight win.
Teammates Derek Davidson and Ryan Olson had a hat trick and three assists each. Goalie Garrett Moloney had 10 saves.
Hollis Brookline 5-5, ConVal 3-2
The Cavs pulled off a doubleheader sweep Wednesday with Nic Vahe, Paradie in singles and the doubles team of Nic Vahe-Cherkassky getting two wins apiece.
Hollis Brookline 8, Goffstown 1
The Cavaliers are becoming a force in Division II, now 11-1 with win singles wins by Nic Vahe (8-0), David Cherkassky (8-3), Darius Paradie (8-2), Cam Vahe (8-6), Matt Williamson (8-2) and Ben Zielinski (8-4).
Nic Vahe-Cherkasslky (8-2) and Alex Anghel-Max Burns (9-8, 7-5) posted doubles wins.
Hollis Brookline 5, ConVal 3
The Cavaliers split in singles matches May 10 with wins from No. 1 Courtney Koran (8-0), No.5 Holland Traver (8-1), and No. 6 Sam Randlett (8-0). Hollis Brookline got the victory by winning the two doubles matches with No. 1 Koran-Maddy McCann (8-2) and No. 2 Emily Spooner-Julia Stam (8-0), while the third match was suspended.
Hollis Brookline 3, Mascenic 0
The Cavaliers prevailed May 10 with scores of 25-18, 25-23, 25-17. Nick Wood and Jonathan Brackett each had 16 kills with Scott Van Coughnett putting up 32 assists.
Hollis Brookline 6, Goffstown 3
The Cavaliers got four wins and took advantage of two Grizzlie forfeits on May 11. Singles winners for HB included Courtney Koran at No. 1 (8-2), Maddy McCann at No. 2 (8-1), Julia Stam at No. 4 (8-5), and Koran-McCann at No. 1 doubles, 8-3.
Hollis Brookline 6, Milford 3
The Cavaliers improved to 7-3 in Division II on Monday despite forfeiting two matches to the 0-11 Spartans at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles.
Singles winners for HB were Courtney Koran at No. 1 (8-0), Julia Stam at No. 2 (8-1), Sam Randlett at No. 4 (8-1) and Megan Shoults at No. 5 (8-2).
The top two doubles teams of Koran-Shoults (8-2) and Stam-Randlett (8-1) also won.
Milford’s lone non-forfeit win came at No. 3 singles, where Sydney Kolosinkski triumphed 8-3.