Derryfield tennis team remains unbeaten
Derryfield School of Manchester cruised to an 8-1 win over Portsmouth in a key matchup of NHIAA boys’ tennis teams Monday afternoon.
The win kept Derryfield unbeaten at 12-0. Portsmouth fell to 10-1. Derryfield swept singles action, including a 9-8 win (7-5 in the tiebreak) by Sam Grondin over Garrett Huslag at No. 2 singles.
Londonderry 8, Salem 1: At Londonderry, senior lefthander Rob Del Signore struck out 15 batters and allowed just two hits to lead host Londonderry past Salem by an 8-1 score in NHIAA baseball action Monday. Del Signore’s last outing a week prior was a one-hitter in which he struck out 17, walked one and hit one batter in a 2-0 win over Nashua North.
Colby Joncas (double, two RBIs), Del Signore (two RBIs) and Tom Corey (2-for-4, RBI) led the Lancers (9-3) on offense.
Salem (6-5) got hits from Nick Shumski and C.J. Beaulieu.
Manchester Central 2, Spaulding 1: At Manchester, Dario Vitagliano tossed a complete game and struck out five as Central raised its Division record to 4-6. Vitagliano allowed four hits. Michael Plentzas and Collin Duffley each had two hits for the Little Green. The loss dropped Spaulding to 7-4.
Derryfield 2, Pittsfield 1: At Pittsfield, Derryfield receiving a complete-game pitching performance from Kyle Slevira and erased a 1-0 deficit by scoring twice in the top of the seventh. A Slevira groundout scored Rob Rizos with Derryfield’s first run, and Max Hatheway’s two-out single drove in Burton Owen with the second run. Slevira struck out seven and allowed three hits. Derryfield improved to 4-5 in Division IV. Pittsfield fell to 8-2.
Goffstown 5, Souhegan 2: At Goffstown, the Grizzlies won their 10th straight to improve to 10-1. Chris Hood pitched a complete game for Goffstown. Hood, Kyle Indingaro and Tyler Perron had two hits each for Goffstown.
Bishop Guertin 8, Timberlane 4: At Plaistow, visiting Bishop Guertin got balanced offense from Shane Nowak (1-for-3, double, two runs, RBI, two stolen bases), Jason Ferland (2-for-3, double, two runs, two RBIs) and Tim Donovan (3-for-4, double, two runs, RBI). Andrew Williams got the complete-game win with 10 strikeouts. Jake Damphousse (two hits) led Timberlane.
Merrimack 3, Trinity 2, nine inns.: In Manchester, Trinity (3-7) played its fifth extra-inning game of the season, falling to 2-3 in that category. Carmen Giampetruzzi pitched five innings for Trinity and allowed four hits and fanned 10 batters. He did not get the decision. Trinity scored its two runs in the sixth inning. Giampetruzzi scored on a sacrifice fly.
Salem 3, Londonderry 2: Salem’s three-run, third-inning rally was led by Ashley Conway’s two-run single. Brittany Wallace collected three hits. Shannon Crowley had two hits and one RBI for 5-6 Londonderry. Salem (10-1) got 10 strikeouts from Katie Dawson and Londonderry hurler Leah Hunt pitched an eight-hitter. She walked no one.
Pinkerton 10, Bedford 3: In Bedford, Pinkerton was led by Candace Moore and Natalie Fabrizio, each with two hits and three RBIs. Rachel Byrd led an 11-hit attack with three hits. Courtny Pederson had two RBIs in the loss for Bedford.
Bishop Guertin 7, Timberlane 1: At Nashua, Kristina Terrazzano recorded the win, shutting out Timberlane of Plaistow and allowing just one hit. Holly Kathios earned the save. Junior Holly Kathios went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, two stolen bases and a run.
Souhegan 16, Goffstown 6: Souhegan of Amherst scored eight runs in the fifth inning, four on a grand slam by Abrie Davis, on its way to a drubbing of Goffstown.
The loss snapped a nine-game winning streak for the Grizzlies (9-2). The Sabers improved to 6-4.
“It was a big win for us. Really happy the bats showed up,” said Souhegan coach Andrea Bruneau. “They showed really great discipline at the plate. We waited for our pitches.”
Sabers pitcher Hannah Cochran went six innings and held the potent Grizzlies to six runs.
Souhegan finished with 20 hits. Lauren McCormick hit a three-run homer and Hannah Cochran hit a two-run shot.
Derryfield 19, Lebanon 1: In Lebanon, the Cougars (11-0) beat the Raiders (2-7) behind five goals and two assists from Mike Chiasson. Jim O’Brien collected three goals and one assist.
Griffin Phaneuf, Grant Alenson and Drew Johnson each tallied two goals. Tyler Zorn, Lee Sipes, Simon Levenson, Matt Dubreuil and Connor Jackson each had one goal in the win. Lucas Gerow tallied the lone goal for Lebanon.
Souhegan 15, Nashua North 2: In Nashua, the Sabers (7-4) defeated the Titans (7-4) behind Mitch Hale with six goals and one assist. Mack Walker collected three goals and two assists and Blake Burnley added two goals and one assist.
Brendan Cray, Zach Bossi, Wils Dzdquelle and Chayce Fortin each scored once for Souhegan. Tom Haller and Tony Dubiew tallied for Nashua North.
Nashua South 19, Memorial 2: At Manchester, Steven Saucier had four goals and four assists to help South raise its Division I record to 3-7. Russell Applegate also scored four goals for the Panthers, who received three goals from Shane Puleo.
Bishop Guertin 17, Portsmouth 5: At Nashua, the BG girls improved to 10-1. Kristin Cameron (five goals, assist), Averi Farhat (four goals, assist) and Kyra Lowenberg (two goals, assist) led the offense for the Cardinals.
Derryfield 17, Bishop Brady 5: At Concord, Polly Carter scored eight goals and Brynn Polgrean added five as the Cougars improved to 9-0. Jill Provost had two goals for Bishop Brady (5-3).