NHIAA Roundup: Salem's Hanninen deals Lancers first loss
Trinity batter Maria Feren connects on a double vs. Manchester West during their game Monday in Manchester. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Manchester West shortstop Mikayla Duval can't handle the throw as Trinity's Josie Zalensky slides in on a steal during their game Monday in Manchester. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
The defending Division I softball champs — specifically, Camryn Hanninen — said “not so fast” to the division’s first-place team.
Hanninen fired a one-hitter, leading host Salem to a 3-0 victory over previously unbeaten Londonderry on Monday. Salem improved to 9-2, while Londonderry dropped to 8-1.
A clean single by Sarah Fawcett in the fifth inning broke up the no-hitter. Fawcett also walked, but other than that, Hanninen was perfect. The right-hander finished with five strikeouts.
In a pitchers’ duel with the Lancers’ Andi Nelson, Hannenin also contributed an RBI single in the sixth inning. Hailey Shaw had Salem’s other RBIs, both singles, in the second and sixth innings. Nelson allowed eight hits and a walk, fanning four. Only two of the runs were earned.
Pelham 7, St. Thomas 6: In Pelham, Sarah Ratcliffe hit a solo home run and the Pythons (7-1) erased a 5-1 deficit by scoring six runs on six hits in the fifth inning. Emily Bevens had a two-run single that tied the game, 5-5, before Kate Fisher delivered a two-run single that handed Pelham a 7-5 lead. St. Thomas (3-4) received a two-run home run from Abbey Bass and a three-run home run from Jillian Cortez.
Manchester West 15, Trinity 14: In Manchester, freshman Paige McNamara got the Blue Knights (1-8) their first win of the season with a game-winning two-run triple in the bottom of the seventh. McNamara finished with three hits and five RBIs while Christine Brockway added three hits of her own to go with three RBIs. Trinity (1-7), which had a nine-run fifth inning, got three hits and four RBIs from Alyssa Caradonna.
Goffstown 20, Lebanon 3: In Goffstown, the Grizzlies banged out 18 hits en route the the big win. Among the offensive highlights for Goffstown (7-1) were a double and a triple for Alyssa Lombardi while Shannon Gifford also tripled. Goffstown’s Olivia Baldyga hurled a two-hitter and struck out nine to earn the win in the circle. Lebanon dropped to 1-6.
Pinkerton 13, Manchester Memorial 1 (5 inn.): In Derry, every starter had a hit for the Astros and seven regulars had at least one run batted in. Abby Amato led the charge for Pinkerton with two hits and three RBIs while Caitlin Hogan, Jess Nardozza and Alyssa DiMauro each contributed a pair of RBIs. Kiara Roberge and Brianna Messier each had a hit for Memorial (1-10).
Campbell 4, Fall Mountain 1: In Langdon, Marissa Carignan fanned 11 and allowed and allowed just two hits to lead Campbell. Abi Grey offered support for Carignan with two RBIs and a run scored while Cassidy Gibbons had a triple and a run batted in. Fall Mountain is now 3-4.
Hopkinton 3, Derryfield 2: In Manchester, Alexis Blanchette struck out 10 and scattered six hits to help the Hawks improve to 7-2 on the season. Hopkinton got an RBI each from Gabby Lajeunesse, Megan Blanchette and Katie Meserve. Derryfield starter Emily Moll went the distance for the Cougars (4-4) and struck out six.
Raymond 17, Somersworth 15: In Somersworth, six runs in the seventh gave the Rams their first win of the season. Kaley O’Neill, who had two hits and three RBIs, drew a bases-loaded walk to bring in the winning run for Raymond. Sam Reynolds matched O’Neill with two hits and three RBIs while Megan McCoole (two RBIs) and Maddy Sharpe (four runs scored) each had a pair of hits. Abby Gould collected four hits and four runs scored for the Hilltoppers (0-7).
Portsmouth Christian 15, Newmarket 1 (5 inn.): In Newmarket, the Eagles earned their fifth consecutive win with the run-rule win. PCA pitchers Cy Karnes and Ashley Vining combined to allow one unearned, as Karnes picked up seven strikeouts and the victory. Karnes added three hits at the dish while Bryn Lauer and Maddy Thyng each had two hits. Newmarket slipped to 2-7.
Merrimack 1, Nashua South 0 (9 innings): In Merrimack, Spenser Clark broke up Devin Gates’ no-hit bit with one out in the eighth inning and Cody Pfeifer came up with an RBI single in the ninth for the Tomahawks (3-6). Nick Dutton had Merrimack’s only other hit. Justin Grassini struck out eight in eight innings, but Jake Mainey picked up the win for pitching a scoreless ninth. Gates struck out 11 and surrendered one hit in 8.2 innings. Joe Routhier had two of South’s three hits. South dropped to 3-7.
Hopkinton 8, Derryfield 7: In Manchester, Hopkinton (7-3) took advantage of eight Derryfield errors by scoring seven unearned runs. The Hawks took control in the third, when they scored five runs on four errors. Charley Lynch had two hits, two stolen bases and scored twice for the Cougars (4-4). Richie Tarpey and Sawyer Strong each had two hits for Derryfield. Ben McManus had two of Hopkinton’s seven hits.
Bishop Guertin 16, Alvirne 6 (5 inn.): In Nashua, the Cardinals (3-6) busted offensively in their second consecutive win. Nick Slater and Tyler Faulkner paced the BG offense with three hits and three runs scored each while Aidan Coyne (two RBIs) and Ryan Bue (three runs) each added a pair of hits. Brett Anderson allowed just one earned run over four innings to take the win on the mound. Alvirne is 4-6.
Bedford 5, Concord 3: In Bedford, the Bulldogs stayed perfect on the season despite a seventh-inning scare from the Crimson Tide. Concord scored two runs in the seventh to cut into a 5-1 deficit before Bedford reliever Nick Gelinas closed out the ballgame. Connor Collins and Liam Greene each posted a pair of hits from Bedford, which got six innings of two-run ball from Joe Quintal. Kurt Stadnicki and Eric Sullivan had two hits apiece for Concord.
Goffstown 11, Lebanon 5: In Lebanon, Matt Woodward earned the win with five innings on the mound and paced the Grizzlies with three hits at the plate. Jake Hunt, Tyler Small and Connor Hujsak followed Woodward with two hits each. Lebanon fell to 3-6.
John Stark 4, ConVal 1: In Peterborough, Derek Goldrick was a dual-threat in the win for the Generals (5-2). Goldrick tossed 6 ⅓ innings of two-hit ball and struck out 12 while helping his own cause with a solo home run. Brett Patnode finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs for John Stark. ConVal, which slipped to 3-5, got an RBI double from John Grossi.
Londonderry 6, Salem 3: In Londonderry, the Lancers (7-5) found their way to a win via a three-run sixth inning. Nate Sullivan’s two-run double was the highlight in the sixth for Londonderry. Sullivan finished the game with four hits, three RBIs and two runs scored while also picking up the save on the mound with 1-2-3 seventh. Anthony Ferraro was the winning pitcher for Lononderry, scattering six hits over six innings. Nick Robertson had two hits and Matt Soldano knocked in a run for Salem (7-4).
Exeter 6, Timberlane 2: In Exeter, Nate Verge pitched a complete game and struck out four for the Blue Hawks (10-0). Kyle Ball and Bobby Cliche each had two hits for Exeter. Tom Polhemus added a solo home run. Connor Schott had two hits and an RBI for Timberlane (3-9).
Windham 10, Oyster River 8: In Windham, the Bobcats tied the game in the top of the sixth, but the Jaguars got the last laugh with two runs in the bottom of the inning and held on for the win. Steve Koza reached base four times, including two hits, while collecting two RBIs and two runs scored for Windham (8-1). Chad Roche and Chris Houde also had two hits for the Jaguars. Oyster River (4-4) got three hits, three runs scored and four RBIs from Brennen Oxford.
Epping 5, Hinsdale 4: In Epping on Saturday, Noah Armstrong pitched three shutout innings and also drove in the game-winning run with a single in the bottom of the seventh. Armstrong’s hit scored Jayden Towle. Garrett Hughes, Douglas Nadeau, Jr., Ben Mailhot and Bryan Morrissey each had an RBI for the Blue Devils.
Prospect Mountain 2, Mascenic 0: In New Ipswich, Caleb Piwnicki pitched a complete game and struck out 10 for the Timberwolves. Piwnicki surrendered five hits. Belmont 9, Newfound 1: Im Bristol, Cole Contigiani threw a complete game and Jonny LeClair had four hits, two RBIs and scored twice for the Red Raiders. Kyle Minery added two hits and an RBI for Belmont.
Windham 17, Alvirne 2: In Windham, Annie MacLeod and Emma Lindquist each scored five goals for the Jaguars (7-4). Windham also received two goals and two assists from Ryane Farrell. Mary Johnson made four saves. Alvirne (1-6) trailed 10-2 at halftime.
Derryfield 22, Alvirne 4:Derryfield won its 150th game since establishing its varsity boys team in 2007.
In the thumping of the Broncos, Connor Glosner led all scoreers with five goals and four assists. Derryfield (10-0) goalies Avry Trues recorded five saves and Jack Perkins had two. Scoring single goals for Alvirne (1-7) were Bill Derosa, Michael Miller, Jeff Harmon and Anthony Rico. Derryfield’s other scorers included freshman Gunnar Senatore (three goals, two assists), John Anderson (two and three), Lee Sites (two and two), Eric Mayer (three goals) and Jon Maclean (two and one).
Souhegan 6, Concord 5: In Amherst, Nick Jordan and Foster Burnley scored fourth-quarter goals to propel the Sabers (6-2). Alex Burnley stopped nine Concord (7-3) shots. Palmer Belowski and Sam Ezequelle each had five ground balls for Souhegan.
Trinity 7, Bishop Brady 6 (4OT): In Manchester, Mike Etzo’s tally in the fourth overtime got the Pioneers back above .500 at 4-3 on the season. Ethan Messner added five goals while goalie Owen McNichols made a pair of key stops in the third overtime on the way to victory. Bishop Brady slipped to 2-3.
Pinkerton 14, Nashua North 2: In Derry, a 13-0 edge by halftime spelled success for the Astros (10-0). Ryan Auger topped Pinkerton’s scoring with four goals and four assists while Chad Teresky and Chris Valentine each netted three scores. Brendan Martin scored both goals for North (2-7)
Winnacunnet 8, Alvirne 1
Singles: Dylan Taylor (W) d. Jared Whalen, 8-2; Dimitris Minichello (W) d. Austin Gill, 8-6; Mark Fagan (W) d. Chris Murphy, 8-2; Sam Cranford (W) d. Jackson Tarrant, 8-1; Max King (W) d. Max Bonney-Liles, 8-5; Cam Leno (W) d. Connor Lambert, 8-4
Doubles: Taylor/Minichello d. Whalen/ Gill, 8-1; Fagan/King d. Murphy/Tarrant, 8-1; Bonney-Liles/Lambert d. Cranford/Leno, 8-5
Records: Winnacunnet, 8-1; Alvirne, 3-7.
Bedford 9, Spaulding 0
Singles: Zack Gould (B) d. Carter King, 8-1; Ro Yerram (B) d Hunter Hart, 8-1; Jason Boucher (B) d. Griffen Towle, 8-1; Andrew Allen (B) d. Alex Lagace, 8-0; Ricky Salvatore (B) d. Liam Sullivan, 8-0; Zach Suozzo (B) d. Nick Ward, 8-4
Doubles: Salvatore/Alex Tjie d. King/Towle, 8-2; Suozzo/Tyler Whitney d. Hart/Lagace, 8-1; Ishaan Chatterjee/Nick Stefekos d. Ward/Ben Mathias, 8-3
Records: Bedford, 8-0; Spaulding, 1-8.
Exeter 5, Pinkerton 4
Pinkerton (8-1) vs. Exeter
Singles: Seb Tonini (P) d. Cam Maher 8-5; Henry Su (P) d. Tucker Guen, 8-6; John Marineau (P) d. Eric Schleicher, 8-2; Blake Stevens (E) d. Henry Andrews, 8-1; Zach Butenas (E) d. Jeff Marquis, 8-2; Tate Pinyochon (P) d. Holden Moore, 8-6
Doubles: Maher/Guen d. Tonini/Marineau, 8-4; Schleicher/Butenas d. Su/Pinyochon, 8-4; Stevens/Nick Morales d. Andrews/Derek Wilson, 8-5
Records: Exeter, 9-1; Pinkerton, 8-2.
Bow 9, Monadnock 0
Singles: Brayden Binder (B) d. Tan Henderson, 8-2; Evan Alfano (B) d. B. Maas, 8-0; Michael Mullen (B) d. J. Middleton, 8-1; Caleb Olson d. C Ellnor, 8-0; Neeraj Naik (B) d. C Bean, 8-1; Jonathan Cook (B) d. E. Goodale, 8-0
Doubles: Olson/Binder d. Henderson/Maas, 8-3; Alfano/Daniel Silva d. Middletwon/Bean, 8-2; Seamus O’Reilly/Will Angarella d. Ellnor/Goodale, 8-2
Bow 6, Monadnock 0
(second match, suspended)
Singles: Brayden Binder (B) d. Tan Henderson, 8-2; Evan Alfano (B) d. B. Maas, 8-1; Michael Mullen (B) d. J. Middleton, 8-2; Caleb Olson (B) d. C. Ellnor, 8-0; Neeraj Naik (B) d. C. Bean, 8-1; Will Angarella (B) d. E. Goodale, 8-0
Records: Bow, 8-2; Monadnock, 1-6.
Nashua South 5, Lononderry 4
Singles: Cam Ness (L) d. Pranar Prabhala, 8-4; Amol Khanna (S) d. Ryan Leo, 8-2; Quentin Caruso (L) d. Anirudh Naidu, 9-7; James Liang (S) d. Josh Galluzzo, 8-3; Rohan Kumar (S) d. Jay Hayes, 8-6; Lynn Lee (S) d. Ben Doris, 8-5
Doubles: Prabhala/Khanna d. Leo/Cullen, 8-2; Ness/Caruso d. Naidu/Liang, 8-3; Galluzzo/Hayes d. Matt Beaudette/Mike Beaudette, 8-4
Records: South, 6-3; Londonderry, 4-6.
St. Thomas 5, Goffstown 4
Singles: Kelly Walsh (G) d. Kierra Crowley, 8-3; Bailey Gagnon (G) d. Marleigh Tetreault
8-1; Jull Broom (S), d. Lauren Beaule, 8-6; Sydney Lewis (G) d. Arianna Gaffney, 8-4;
Taylor Mason (S), d. Hannah Pilloni, 8-3; Olivia Foirini (S) d. Hanna Tate, 8-0.
Doubles: Walsh/Gagnon d. Crowley/Tetreault, 9-7; Broom/Gaffney d. Beaule/Lewis
8-1; Mason/Birch d. Pilloni/Tate, 8-5.
Goffstown record: 3-6.
Berlin 5, Moultonborough Academy 0
Singles: Audrey Coulombe (B) d. Megan Colby, 8-0; Myra Arsenault (B) d. Brianna Lear, 8-2; Emily Theriault (B) d. Kayleigh MacDonald, 8-3; Rylie Binette (B) d. Hannah Finnegan, 8-5; Julie Downs (B) d. Gabby Zaki, 8-0.
Berlin 8, Moultonborough Academy 1 (second match)
Singles: Audrey Coulombe (B) d. Megan Colby, 8-2; Myra Arsenault (B) d. Brianna Lear, 8-5; Emily Theriault (B) d. Kayleigh MacDonald, 8-4; Rylie Binette (B) d. Hannah Finnegan, 8-3; Julie Downs (B) d. Gabby Zaki, 8-4; Haley Coulombe (B) d. Haley Adams, 8-3.
Doubles: Coulombe/Arsenault d. Colby/Finnegan, 8-0; Lear/MacDonald d. Theriault/Downs, 8-2; Binette/Coulombe d. Zaki/Adams.
Plymouth 6, Manchester West 3
Singles: Dominique Bolduc (W) d. Makayla Keeney, 8-2; Mikayla Bolduc (W) d. Hannah Bancroft, 8-5; Lilly Friedman (P) d. Lejla Hodzic, 8-5; Kasey Collins (P) d. Carolina Patino, 8-6; Ally Smith (P) d. Lauren Trippiedi, 8-2; Lydia Mardin (P) d. Abby Bellanger, 8-6
Doubles: D. Bolduc/M. Bolduc d. Bancroft/Friedman, 8-3; Keeney/Collins d. Hodzic/Patino, 8-3; Smith/Mardin d. Trippiedi/Emily Graham, 8-1
Records: Plymouth, 5-3; West, 5-4.
Exeter 8, Pinkerton 1
Singles: Ashley Keaveney (E) d. Zoe Freedmane, 8-3; Melissa Wood (E) d. Reiley Reinert, 8-1; Zoe Pantazelos (E) d. Samantha Donahue, 8-1; Sophia Scala (E) d. Michaela Forand, 8-1; Chloe Freedman (P) d. Rachel Court, 8-5; Charlotte Gaughan (E) d. Julia Farnum, 8-0
Doubles: Keaveney/Wood (E) d. Z. Freedman/Reinert, 8-1; Pantazelos/B. Heslop (E) d. Donahue/Forand, 8-6; Scala/Gaughan (E) d. C. Freedman/Farnum, 8-5
Records: Exeter, 7-1; Pinkerton, 6-4.
Derryfield 8, Concord 1
Singles: Sam Grondin (D) d. Aidan Connor, 8-6; Gavin Shilling (D) d. Adam Bryant, 8-0; Jeff Pratt (D), d. Sebastion Hartmeyer, 8-6; Max Curtin (D) d. Matt Charlain, 8-2; Ethan Chen (D) d. Kevin Neary, 8-4; Ethan Crandlemire (C) d. Trent Henrich, 8-2.
Doubles: Shilling/Grondin d. Connor/Bryant, 8-4; Chen/Curtin d. Hartmeyer/Cherlain, 8-0; Henrich/Pratt d. Neary/Andres Norton, 9-8 (7-4).
Bishop Guertin 3, Coe-Brown 0
Set scores: 25-5, 25-18, 25-11
BG highlights: Joe Hyatt 12 aces, seven kills, two blocks; Jake Wizboski three aces, four kills, three blocks
Records: BG, 6-3; Coe-Brown, 2-7.
Hollis/Brookline 3, Windham 2
Game scores: 19-25, 22-25, 27-25, 25-13, 15-8.
Hollis/Brookline (6-2); Nick Wood: 31 kills, 4 aces; Jonathan Brackett: 12 digs; Scott Van Coughnett 51 assists; Vivek Nithipalan: 12 digs and Mike Moscatelli: 2 blocks.