NHIAA Roundup: Trinity, Memorial boys’ hoopsters roll to wins
Trinity and Manchester Memorial cruised to easy hoop wins Wednesday.
Carmen Giampetruzzi collected 17 points and 15 rebounds to lead unbeaten Trinity to a 67-50 boys’ basketball decision against Salem at the McHugh Gym. Wenyen Gabriel netted 14 points and hauled in 14 rebounds and Luke Testa had 10 boards. Ryan Otis had nine points for 4-0 Trinity. Salem fell to 0-2.
On the south end, Kabongo Ngalukulondi netted 15 points and Malo Roumraj collected 12 points to lead Memorial to its first season win, 78-48, against Timberlane of Plaistow. Trevon Maughn added 10 points for the 1-2 Crusaders and Dan Nemir had 12 for 0-4 Timberlane.
Memorial led 25-4 after the first quarter and 43-20 at halftime. The Crusaders host Alvirne Friday in a make-up encounter at 7 p.m.
Pinkerton 52, Keene 40: At Derry, Luke Rosinski scored 13 points to lead the Astros (1-2) and teammates Matt Rizzo (nine points) and David Faulks (12 points) chipped in. Mason Blaichari scored 13 points to lead the way for Keene (0-3).
Bishop Guertin 63, Exeter 49: In Nashua, Kyle Gavin netted 15 points including eight in the last quarter for the 3-0 Cardinals. Joe Marandola had 11 points and Andrew Williams added eight in the win. Exeter (2-2), which trailed 30-17 at halftime, closed the deficit to eight in the fourth quarter behind Max Medley (11 points) and Brent Holmes (10). BG travels to Dover for a make-up encounter Friday at 6 p.m.
Manchester Memorial 77, Timberlane 18: In Plaistow, Makenah Grisson scored 20 points and had 16 rebounds to lead the 2-1 Crusaders. A.J. Akot netted 13 points and Angie Marazzi had 11 points. Jenoyce Laniyan collected 10 points and 11 rebounds. Timberlane (0-3) was led by Amanda Colon with 12 points.
Goffstown 43, St. Thomas 32: At Goffstown, Katie Howe led a balanced Grizzlies attack with 10 points. Cassidy Lalumiere added eight and Alicia Minnich had seven. Goffstown improved to 2-1. St. Thomas (1-3) was led by Reagan Williams with eight points.
Bow 49, Somersworth 44: In Bow the Falcons fought back from a 23-18 halftime deficit, led by senior Kirsten Bresson’s 15 second half points.
Bresson finished with a game-high 23 points. Junior Sam Lulka chipped in with 10 points. Senior Taylor Marston threw in eight points, and senior Ashlie Tucker contributed four points, four assists and four steals.
Londonderry 75, Spaulding 30: In Londonderry, Aliza Simpson had 21 points and nine assists. She is now 26 points away from reaching the 1,000-point career scoring mark and needs 50 to reach the 500 milestone assists. Casey Evans added 18 points and 13 boards. Liz Caron had eight points and Noelle Lambert added seven points for the 3-0 Lancers. Spaulding falls to 3-2.
Salem 53, Trinity 45: Amanda Bickford poured in 16 points for Salem (3-0). Amanda Torres led Trinity (2-2) with 21 points.
Manchester Memorial 3, Nashua North 2: At Conway Arena, Zach Pelletier scored the game-winner with 18 seconds remaining, on an assist Brady Sufat. Memorial goals also came from Nick Burgess and Kyle Chalifoux. Memorial improved to 4-1-1. North (5-1) received goals from Jon Searles and Tim Paige. Memorial goalie Aaron Shrum turned back 26 shots.
Concord 5, Pinkerton 1: At Everett Arena in Concord, the Crimson Tide spotted Pinkerton a 1-0 lead on a Bailey Walsh goal. Concord got second-period goals from captain Tim Weinhold and Matt Norris. Weinhold scored again in the third period and Alex Orcutt scored twice, once on an empty net to close the scoring.
Souhegan 10, Moultonborough/Inter-Lakes 1: At Laconia, Junior Alek Medic registered five points with three goals and two assists to pace Souhegan of Amherst. Senior Mike Hayden (goal, three assists) and freshman James Wilson (goal, three assists) chipped in with big games for the Sabers (3-1). Cody Burns had the MIL goal.
Bedford 9, Kingswood 0: On Wednesday at St. Anselm College in Goffstown, Brett Veilleux, Kevin Johnson, Chris Shaughnessy, Asa Palker, Mike Gee, Nate Boyd, Todd Glynn, Chris Viola and Dan Gregson each scored a goal for the 5-0 Bulldogs. Matt Musgrave had three assists in the win. Goalies Stephen Tempesta and Alec Lindberg each combined for 14 saves in net for Bedford, which plays at Lebanon on Saturday at 1:20 p.m.
Bedford 4, Winnacunnet 1: On Tuesday at Sullivan Arena on the campus of St. Anselm College, the Warriors led 1-0 in the first before Bedford roared back and claimed the win going away. Chris Silver staked Winnacunnet of Hampton (1-3-0) to a 1-0 lead 4:20 into the game. Bedford’s Harrison Voloshin tied the game five minutes later with a power-play goal. The Bulldogs scored three in the second period to blow the game open. Kam Blaisdell tallied off a Jeremy Myers feed and then Chris Viola tallied twice, including a shorthanded goal to account for the final score.