NHIAA Roundup: Gonzales hurls Memorial past Bishop Guertin
Kevin Gonzales surrendered three runs in the bottom of the first, but then pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings to help the Manchester Memorial baseball team post a 6-3 road victory over Bishop Guertin on Friday.
Bryant Bettez led the Memorial offense with three hits and two runs. Donovan Murby and Dan Quinn each added two hits for the Crusaders, who improved their Division I record to 2-3. Matt Morais had two hits for BG, 4-1.
Londonderry 9, Central 0: At Manchester, Rob Del Signore and Mike Ryan each collected two hits and two RBIs as Londonderry moved its Division I record to 3-3. Del Signore allowed one hit in five innings to collect the win. Central fell to 0-5.
Campbell 4, Conant 0: At Jaffrey, Connor Sahlin pitched a complete game and held Conant to one hit to help Campbell improve its Division III record to 2-2. Shortstop Christian Bourgea collected two hits and two RBIs.
Portsmouth 19, St. Thomas 8: At Dover, the Clippers and Saints used 11 pitchers in this Division II contest that lasted nearly three hours. Portsmouth improved to 2-1 with the victory. St. Thomas, last year's Division II state champion, fell to 3-2.
Goffstown 11, Sanborn 1: At Goffstown, Tanner Putnam pitched all six innings and struck out nine to earn the win. Tim Riehl had three hits for Goffstown (5-1), and Adam Routhier had a double and homer. Sanborn dropped to 0-5.
Newmarket 9, Epping 1: At Epping, Sam Leahey pitched a complete game and struck out 11 as Newmarket upped its Division IV record to 3-1. Leahey also had three of Newmarket's 12 hits.
Newfound 4, Kearsarge 3: At Bristol, Newfound scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth and improved to 3-1. Zach Desrochers collected the win in relief, and also had a two-run single.
Nashua South 8, Timberlane 3: At Plaistow, South scored in each of the first four innings and handed Timberlane its fifth loss. Matt Byers and Nick Reed each had three hits for South.
Pinkerton 10, Exeter 2: At Derry, Pinkerton's Connor Donahue held Exeter to two hits in six innings and struck out 15. Donahue and Matt Marchman each had three RBIs for the Astros, who received three hits from Nate Rossi. Tyler Grant had two hits for the Blue Hawks.
Nashua North 6, Dover 2: At Nashua, catcher Mat Fortin had two hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs to lead the Titans. Steve Waible and Mike Cadorette combined to pitch three innings of scoreless relief.
Derryfield 9, Nute 3: At Manchester, Noah Goldstein had three hits, three stolen bases and two RBIs to help Derryfield raise its Division IV record to 2-2. Parker Blaisdell (three runs, four stolen bases) and Jim Larson (two hits, three RBIs) also had big days at the plate for Derryfield.
Salem 8, Keene 5: At Keene, Salem scored seven runs in the top of the second and held on to post a road victory. The Blue Devils collected five of their nine hits in the second. Dan Morin led the Salem offense with three hits.
Central 3, Londonderry 2: At Londonderry, Central scored a run in the top of the seventh and held the Lancers scoreless in the bottom half of the inning to collect the road victory. Colleen O'Hara had three of Central's 10 hits. Central's Sarah Lavallee limited the Lancers to four hits, and her opposite number, Leah Hunt, was efficient, too.
Conant 6, Campbell 5: At Jaffrey, Conant tied the game by scoring a run in the bottom of the seventh and then picked up the win by scoring another run in the bottom of the eighth. Kelsey Smith pitched a complete game to earn the win. She allowed seven hits.
Goffstown 2, Sanborn 0: At Goffstown, third baseman Nicole Nanof collected three hits and junior Haeli Campbell pitched a complete game to lead the Grizzlies.
Central 9, Nashua South 8: At Nashua, Central scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal with 29 seconds to play and raised its Division I record to 2-1. Sarah Thompson scored five goals for Central, which trailed 4-1 at halftime. Maddie Coughlin led Nashua South (0-2) with four goals.
Londonderry 22, Salem 2: At Londonderry, Noelle Lambert led the Lancers with five goals and two assists. Alexa Bedell added four goals and two assists as LHS improved to 2-1.
Hollis/Brookline 11, Concord 5: At Hollis, Erin Turner made nine saves and nine Cavaliers scored to help Hollis/Brookline raise its Division I record to 3-2.
Pinkerton 24, Memorial 2: At Manchester, Kennedy Daziel and Maggie McCarthy lit up the Crusaders with five goals apiece as the Astros improved to 4-1. Micaela Capozzo added three goals and two assists for the winners. Memorial dropped to 0-5.
Goffstown 12, Timberlane 3: At Plaistow, Jack Carney's five-goal performance helped the Grizzlies raise their Division II record to 3-1. Mike Conniff had a goal and an assist for Timberlane, which dropped to 0-4.
Trinity 13, West 12: At Manchester, Ryan Askham and Zach Ziemba scored four goals apiece for Manchester West, which nearly erased a nine-goal deficit. Trinity improved to 2-1, while West fell to 0-5.
Goffstown 13, Merrimack 10: At Merrimack, Jack Carney collected three goals and three assists and Sam Shearin added three goals as Goffstown improved its Division II record to 2-1 with this victory on Thursday. Connor Cyr led Merrimack (1-3) with three goals.
Derryfield 17, Windham 2: At Manchester, Jimmy O'Brien assisted seven goals for Derryfield and also scored once as the Cougars improved to 5-0. Anthony Gallo and Troy Peters scored for Windham (1-4), which was blanked in the second half.
Monadnock 8, John Stark 7: At Weare, Brody Fredricks lead the Generals with four goals, but John Stark came up short in overtime and suffered its first loss. Keith Galli scored twice, including the game tying goal with 55 seconds left.