NHIAA Roundup: Central, Londonderry, Raymond girls earn softball victories
Sarah Lavallee pitched a complete game and collected two hits to help the Manchester Central softball team post an 8-3 Division I victory over Winnacunnet in Hampton on Monday.
Lavallee allowed five hits, struck out 12 and didn’t walk a batter.
Kindred St. Germain and Kim Leiter each added two hits for Central. Lavallee and Leiter each had two RBIs. Winnacunnet’s Casey Maggiore had two hits, incuding a home run, and three RBIs.
Londonderry 19, Pinkerton 9: Julie Hamilton led Londonderry’s 23-hit attack with five and winning pitcher Leah Hunt collected four hits and two RBIs. Sam Harris drove in five runs with two hits and Cassidy Litch (three RBIs) and Summer Vose each had three hits. Pinkerton (8-6) trailed 10-0 before scoring eight runs in the third inning. Candace Moore (three RBIs) and Natalie Fabrizio (two RBIS) led the Astros. Londonderry (6-6) travels to Bedford today for a 4 p.m. make-up game.
Raymond 6, Somersworth 4: At Somersworth, freshman Makayla Makepiece had a pinch-hit two-run double in the fourth inning to highlight Raymond’s victory. It was a 4-4 game after four innings, but the Rams scored a run in the fifth and another in the sixth. Raymond’s Kim McLaughlin pitched a complete game and collected six strikeouts.
Conant 12, Monadnock 5: Winning pitcher Ivy Chalke fanned 12 batters and allowed just three hits.
Bishop Guertin 12, Nashua North 0: Facing only 22 batters, winning pitcher Bridget Soraghan allowed one hit and walked five for the Cardinals. Gina Pustizzi and Jocelyn Petry each had two hits and drove in three runs. Holly Kathios collected two RBIs and executed an unassisted double play in the field. Freshman Dakota Bilodeau added two hits and joined Soraghan, Anna Casey, Olivia Coluntuoni and Leah Perez with one RBI apiece.
Spaulding 3, Bedford 0: At Bedford, Spaulding’s Joshua Gagne threw a shutout and was backed by two hits apiece from Rick Creteau and Spencer Hoyt. Gagne allowed eight hits and fanned five. Conner Lee and Brett Veilleux paced Bedford with two hits apiece. All three runs off losing pitcher Grayson Jennings were unearned, and were scored in the first inning.
Alvirne 6, Salem 1: Derek Hudson pitched a complete game five-hitter. He walked four and fanned nine. Anthony Cestrone had two singles and scored twice for Alvirne, which received RBIs from Danny Brown, Matt McKinley, Tyler Brown, Hudson and Robbie Flohr each drove in a run. Matt Meisner had two hits for Salem (7-7). Alvirne (8-4) has won eight of its last nine.
Derryfield 7, Epping 6: In Manchester, Derryfield rallied with two outs to score the winning run in the seventh inning. Miles Fey singled, stole second and after a walk, Kyle Slevira (two hits, three RBIs), drove in Fey to end the game.
Derryfield (6-6) tied the game in the third inning with two runs. Rob Rizos had an RBI double and scored on a groundout from Harrison Mahan. The Cougars took a 6-4 lead in the fourth inning when Slevira doubled home Burton Owen and scored on a passed ball.
Epping (2-9) tied the game in the sixth inning on a two-run single from Bryce Pietrini. Brandon Mailhot added two hits for the Blue Devils.
Pembroke 7, Souhegan 6: Jerry Caruso threw six strong innings for the win and teammate Liam Wright gained the save with a scoreless seventh. Pembroke was led by Vinny Dustin (two hits, three RBIs) and Jake Gaskell with two hits.
Derryfield 21, Belmont 1: At Belmont, Polly Carter collected seven goals and two assists as Derryfield raised its record to 11-0. Brynn Polgrean added six goals and an assist for the Cougars, who led 14-0 at halftime. Belmont dropped to 1-8.
Hanover 18, Goffstown 5: At Hanover, Sydney Dubois collected a goal and three assists for Goffstown, but the Grizzlies fell to 4-7. Sydney Gagnon added a goal and an assist for Goffstown. Hanover improved its record to 11-1.
Dover 13, Keene 5: At Keene, Kate Martin and Kaeleigh Lord each scored twice in Keene’s home loss.Lebanon 16, ConVal 7: At Peterborough, Zoe Paige scored four goals and Lilly Grisafi made 15 saves but ConVal came up short at home.
Pinkerton 17, Central 1: At Derry, the Astros received four goals from Evan Sweeney and three from Brett Dattillo and improved their Division I record to 12-3. Jackson McCormack scored for Central, which dropped to 3-12.
Central’s Myles Myrdek made 15 saves.