NHIAA Roundup: Exeter, John Stark, Bishop Guertin boys earn lacrosse wins
Isaiah Thompson collected six goals and two assists to lead Exeter to a 19-7 Division I boys' lacrosse win over Nashua North in Nashua Monday.
The 3-2 Blue Hawks were also led by Buddy Carr, who added four goals. Exeter teammates Sean Penna and Jack Carr each had a hat trick. Jake Genest had two goals for 3-3 Nashua North.
John Stark 6, Hopkinton 2: In Weare, the top scorer for John Stark was Brody Fredericks with three goals and one assist followed by Matt Richard with one goal and two assists.
Jake Blanchette and James Smugereski each had one goal and Drew McQuarrie recorded his first varsity point with an assist. Gage Huard and Cooper Bourque led the defense in front of goalie August Colburn with 11 saves.
Bishop Guertin 23, Manchester Memorial 2: At Manchester, 19 different players found the scoresheet for the visiting Bishop Guertin of Nashua Cardinals (6-0).
Alex Astarita (three goals, assist), Connor Donahue (three goals, assist), Nick Prunier (three goals, two assists) and Dom St. Laurent (four assists) led the way. Bobby Legend Kaliskey scored two goals for Memorial (0-5) and Nicholas Burgess and Mohamed Ehlassan added assists.
Andover, Mass. 10, Londonderry 8: In Andover, Mass., David Wiedenfeld netted two goals and two assists and teammate Shayne Holland had three goals for the Lancers. John Derhak, Nick Yennaco and Dillan McKay each scored once for the Lancers.
Goffstown 18, Keene 1: At Goffstown, Jack Carney scored five goals and added an assist to lead the Grizzlies (3-1). Brad Chapdelain (two goals, five assists) and Steve Dubois (two goals, four assists) chipped in.
Pinkerton 16, Concord 4: At Concord, the Astros improved to 6-1 on the season. Sean Delea (three goals, two assists), Brett Dattilo (three goals) and Todd Billetter (three goals) paced the Pinkerton attack.
Derryfield 17, Belmont 2: Polly Carter scored five goals and added three assists for the Cougars. Brynn Polgrean added four goals and one assist and Madi Kochanek collected three goals and one assist. Emma Garfield garnered two goals and Maddie Pierson, Alex Campbell-Diehl and Carolyn Adie each scored once.
Pinkerton 17, Nashua North 5: At Nashua, the Astros (7-0) led 11-1 at the half and never looked back. Kennedy Daziel (fourgoals, assist), Maggie McCarthy (five goals), Aleah MacKay (two goals) and Dani Tompkins (two goals) led Pinkerton. Kara Upton scored four goals for North.
John Stark 17, ConVal 6: On Monday in Weare, Maddy Zimmerman scored three goals for ConVal and teammates Meghan Close and Zoe Paige each contributed one goal and one assist. Ingrid Aho scored one goal. Lilly Grisafi had 11 saves in goal for the Cougars.
Salem 11, Nashua South 4: At Salem, Nick Shumski and Jake White each collected two hits and drove in three runs. Jake Shepley added two hits to the 12-hit attack and Josh Perrault, Matt Meisner and Kyle Nagri each had two hits. Nashua South collected nine hits, three from Ryan Penkala and two each from Michael Habibi and Christopher Byers.
Alvirne 4, Bishop Guertin 0: At Nashua, Tyler Brown pitched a complete game and scored twice as Alvirne improved to 2-3 in Division I. Brown allowed three hits, struck out eight and walked one. The loss dropped BG to 4-3. BG's Quinn DiPasquale struck out four in two innings of relief. Alvirne will play Exeter at home today (4 p.m.).
Timberlane 4, Nashua North 2: At Nashua, North (3-4) was led by Brendan Martin with three hits. Losing pitcher Steve Waible allowed two earned runs and seven hits in six innings.
Campbell 5, Hopkinton 2: At Hopkinton, catcher Zack Byers and third baseman Vinnie Bucci each collected two hits to help Campbell (5-1) overcome an early 2-0 deficit and stretch its Division III winning streak to five games. Hopkinton fell to 3-1.
Dover 4, Exeter 0: At Exeter, left-hander Anthony Lupi pitched a shutout as Dover (6-0) remained the only unbeaten team in Division I. Exeter, last year's Division I champion, fell to 3-3.
Newfound 4, Belmont 2: At Bristol, Dahlton Fairbank pitched six innings to collect the win and added two hits and three RBIs in Newfound's victory.
Zach Desrochers had two hits and struck out two in the seventh to record the save.
Pinkerton 10, Merrimack 0: At Merrimack, Connor Donahue pitched a complete game to highlight Pinkerton's victory. Donahue struck out seven and allowed three hits.
The Astros received three hits and two RBIs from Mike Albetski. Brendan Carter had two hits for Merrimack.
ConVal 6, Hanover 0: Ivon Clough hurled the shutout, allowing two hits. He fanned 15. Clough had two hits, as did Tyler Aborn, Matt Davis and Brandon Carland. ConVal improved to 3-2.
Hollis/Brookline 12, Pembroke 1: At Pembroke, the Spartans were held to three hits and fell to 1-4 in Division I. Jake Gaskell, Noah Cote and Liam Wright collected Pembroke's hits. Hollis/Brookline raised its record to 4-2.
Pinkerton 4, Merrimack 2: At Derry, Rachel Byrd, Natalie Fabrizio and Lauren Phillips each collected a hit and an RBI to highlight Pinkerton's victory. Angelica Gonzalez had a two-run triple for Merrimack.
Concord 4, Central 0: At Padden Field in Manchester, Concord received a complete-game pitching performance from Dani Morrill, who also had two hits and two RBIs in the victory.
Concord also received three hits from Aelin Shea. Kindred St. Germain and Sarah Lavallee each had two hits for Central.
Londonderry 12, Keene 0: At Keene, Colleen Lewis, Leah Hunt and Summer Vose each collected two hits for the Lancers. Hunt finished the game with three RBIs to help the Lancers improve to 3-3 in Division I. Keene slipped to 1-6.
Windham 2, Oyster River 1: At Windham, the hosts came out on top in a pitchers duel. Rachel Rogers struck out nine to earn the win for Windham while Caitlyn Miller fanned 10 for the Bobcats.
The Jaguars scored the game-winner in the fifth when Christina Steere doubled, moved to third on a passed ball and scored on a fielders choice by Cailyn Costa.
Windham's Rachel Vafides doubled with two outs in the home first and scored on a Bobcat fielding error. Oyster River tied the game in the fourth when China Wong reached on an error and Miller drove her home with a double.
Gilford 9, Laconia 3: On Monday in Laconia, Gilford (4-1) was led by winning pitcher Sarah LaChapelle and Maggie Fillion who drove in two runs. Caitlin Houston also singled home Jordan Dean and Lisa Osborne late in the game to provide the insurance runs. Mollie Dignon 2 and Fillion each finished with two hits. LaChapelle allowed six hits and fanned eight.