Sports Talk

HB boys cross country finishes 14th at Meet of Champions

Sophomore Kenny Corsetti led the Cavaliers with a 61st-place finish with a time of 16:52.5 to help Hollis Brookline to 14th at the NHIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday at Mines Falls Park in Nashua.

Sophomore Evan Simonds (76th, 17:05.2), senior Joel DeLong (88th, 17:16.7), junior Adam McQuilkin (111th, 17:43.1), sophomore Matthew Hutchinson (117th, 17:53), junior Patrick Bloniasz (130th, 18:11.3) and sophomore Kyle Hsu (140th, 18:40.8) also competed for HB.

Nashua North won the boys meet with 84 points, while Oyster River senior Patrick O’Brien took the individual title at 15:03.4. Hollis Brookline totatled 374 points in the field of 19 teams and 151 individuals. The Cavaliers reached the Meet of Champions thanks to a fourth-place finish at the Division II championship.

The girls team didn’t advance to the Meet of Champions, but sophomore Kay Partridge qualified as an individual and represented HB with a 35th-place finish in the girls race with a time of 19:29.7. Souhegan won the team title and Jacqueline Gaughan (17:14.6) took top individual honors.

HBJC cheerleaders finish strong competitive season

The Hollis Brookline Jr. Cavalier Cheerleaders just finished a very successful competition season. The D10 girls had another solid performance at the Fall Harvest Competition at Londonderry High School and the D14 girls finished first, making them undefeated this season.

Additionally, they were the overall tri-tournament champions, which is the second year in a row one of the HBJC teams has achieved this distinction. The D14 girls will be competing at the regional competition in
Hartford, Conn., on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Hollis native Modelski earns honor for WPI women’s soccer

WORCESTER, Mass. – Hollis native and Worcester Polytechnic Institute sophomore Hannah Modelski has been named NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

Led by graduate student Jaime Espinola, a rare four-time honoree, and seven three-time selections 39 WPI student-athletes were honored for the fall season.

Modelski was named in her first year of eligibility.