Pelton fans 21 as Trinity girls win
Cam Knowles of Merrimack (8) reaches for home plate during the top half of the seventh inning, but is tagged out by Pinkerton Catcher Nate Rossie to preserve a 2-2 tie. (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Trinity took a 2-0 first inning lead as Allie Bowe scored on a passed ball and Ashley Hill scored on a single from Michelle Taylor. Hill scored the third run on a groundout in the sixth inning. Ameila Karntakosol had the lone Plymouth hit.
Goffstown 9, Portsmouth 3: In Portsmouth, the Grizzlies (2-2) were led by pitcher Haeli Campbell who fanned five and allowed four hits and one walk. Sadi Roberge had a three-run hit for Goffstown and Nicole Nanof collected three hits. Erin Trnka added a two-run single in the win as did Hannah Gifford.
Pinkerton 3, Merrimack 0: At Merrimack, Pinkerton pitcher Samantha Hennequin threw a complete game four-hit shut-out.
Kinsey Manchester was hit by a pitch, went to second on a wild pitch and scored on a two-out single by Samantha Hennequin for a first inning run. Kaylie DeCosmo drove home two insurance runs in the fourth inning with a double to center. Holly Lewis had two singles for Merrimack (1-5). Pinkerton is 2-3.
Epping 5, Derryfield 4: At Epping, Emily Moll pitched a complete game six-hitter for the Cougars (0-5). She walked three and fanned six. Margaret Ives had two hits and drove in two runs with a third inning single.
Bishop Guertin 6, Alvirne 1: At Nashua, winning pitcher Holly Kathios threw a three-hitter into the sixth inning to lead the Cardinals (1-3) to their first win of the season. Stacie Cornell collected two hits and Kenz McCabe drove in two runs for BG. Gina Pustizzi and Kristina Terrazano each had an RBI.
Campbell 4, Hopkinton 3: At Litchfield, Campbell scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to improve its record to 4-1. Olivia Martinage pitched a complete game to collect the win. She allowed four hits.
Salem 13, Nashua South 0: At Salem, Emily O'Brien collected three hits and drove in three runs as Salem remained unbeaten after five Division I games. Katie Dawson allowed four hits in five innings to collect the win.
Windham 19, Oyster River 2: At Durham, Windham scored eight runs in the first inning and added five in the third in this five-inning contest. Windham received four hits from Haley Psareas and three from Cailyn Costa.
Exeter 1, Nashua North 0, Exeter 6, Dover 1: Victory was twice as sweet for the Exeter High School baseball team Monday. Hours after defeating Dover 6-1, the Blue Hawks beat Nashua North 1-0 in 14 innings. Exeter's triumph over North was the completion of a game that was suspended on April 8 after 13 scoreless innings.
After Exeter's Ethan Joyce held North scoreless in the top of the 14th, Jameson Whitely scored from third on Nick Cilia's single in the bottom half of the inning. Whitely began the inning with a double, and moved to third on a fielder's choice. The victory improved Exeter's Division I record to 3-2. North dropped to 4-3.
Earlier in the day, Cilia pitched a complete game to help the Blue Hawks defeat Dover (1-5). He allowed seven hits and struck out two. James Peel and Colin Graham each had two hits for Exeter.
Londonderry 6, Keene 3: In Keene, Mike Ryan bashed a first inning grand slam and finished with two hits for 4-3 Londonderry. Winning pitcher Ryan Moloney pitched a complete game five-hitter with two walks and seven strikeouts.
North 7 Timberlane 3: At Plaistow, Brendan Robins hit a solo home run and drove in two, and Spencer Madden collected two hits and scored twice to highlight North's offensive peformances. Zach Smith earned the win in relief of starter Mike Robert.
Campbell 5, Hopkinton 0: At Litchfield, Tyler Butler pitched a complete game and allowed one hit as Campbell raised its Division III record to 3-2. Butler struck out two. Christian Bourgea led the Campbell offense with two hits.
Alvirne 7, BG 3: At Hudson, Tyler Brown and Mike Sirvydas struck out 11 and held BG to four hits to help Alvirne improve to 3-2 in Division I. Alvirne's Pat Emmanuelson hit a three-run home run to highlight a six-run first inning.
Merrimack 4, Pinkerton 2: At Derry, Devin Gillis pitched 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief and collected two hits to highlight Merrimack's victory. Merrimack's Matt Wojciak struck out 12 in the first 5 2/3 innings.
Derryfield 14, Epping 3: At Epping, Kyle Slevira pitched 4 2/3 innings of scoreless relief and Parker Blaisdell collected three hits to lift Derrfield (3-2) to victory in a game that ended after the sixth inning. Noah Goldstein and Max Hatheway each had two hits for the Cougars.
Salem 10, Nashua South 4: At Nashua, Dan Morin had three of Salem's 14 hits and the Blue Devils scored seven runs in the seventh inning to post this come-from-behind victory. Salem catcher Jake White had two hits and drove in four runs.
Central 12, Salem 4: At Manchester, Connor Rowley scored six goals and assisted on another as the Little Green improved to 2-1. Tyler Cornellier and Mark Beirne each added two goals for Central. Derrick Phillips scored twice for Salem (1-4).
Hanover 10, Nashua South 6: In Nashua, Pat Goff had two goals in the loss for South (1-3). Hanover improved to 7-1.
Pinkerton 23, Nashua North 7: In Derry, Maggie McCarthy scored five goals while Sierra Sanchez and Erin Coutts each collected four goals for 5-1 Pinkerton. Kara Upton had three goals for 2-4 Nashua North.
Bishop Guertin 19, Merrimack 8: In Nashua, Callie Santos scored five goals and Caley Prunier tallied four times for BG (4-1). Courtney Duffy scored three goals and had two assists for 2-4 Merrimack.
Portsmouth 17, Keene 3: At Keene, Payton Wilhelm scored twice and Courtney Laperierre made six saves, but the Blackbirds dropped to 1-3 following this loss.
Plymouth 12, Kingswood 10: In Wolfeboro, Ann Furbush tallied three goals for 3-1 Plymouth. Rachel Lapar scored four times for Kingswood (3-2).