NHIAA Roundup: Campbell blanks Hopkinton
Connor Sahlin went the distance allowing only two hits, striking out eight and walking two, to lead Campbell of Litchfield to a 1-0 baseball victory against Hopkinton in Litchfield.
Sahlin improved his record to 5-0 for Campbell (9-2). Vinnie Bucci scored the game’s only run when Tyler Butler’s ground ball went through the shortstop’s legs in the second inning. Hopkinton’s Liam McNicholas also pitched well, going six innings. He fanned two and allowed three hits for the 8-5 Hawks.
Coe-Brown 12, Pembroke 6/ Coe-Brown 14, Pembroke 5: At Pembroke, the visitors took a pair of games in a doubleheader, with the second game shortened to six innings due to darkness. Pembroke was led by Noah Cote (3-for-4, two runs) in the first game.
Derryfield 9, Portsmouth Christian 3: Winning pitcher Kyle Slevira hurled a complete game five-hitter, walking three and fanning nine. Parker Blaisdell, Sawyer Strong, Rob Rizos, Max Hatheway and Harrison Mahan each had two hits. Strong had a two-run double and Mahan added a two-run single. Strong finished with three RBIs. Derryfield raised its record to 7-6.
Nashua North 2, Trinity 1: Zach Smith went the distance for North allowing five hits. He fanned four and walked no one.
John Vidal and Brennan Kastens each drove in a run.Andover, Mass. 5, Bishop Guertin 0: In the loss Andrew Mierzwa and Justin McQuarrie each had two singles for the 10-7 Cardinals.
Goffstown 6, Manchester West 4: On Tuesday, Goffstown (13-1) was led by winning pitcher Joe Small who pitched 6-2/3-innings before Jason Thomas got the last out for the save. Mike Bailey collected two hits including a solo homer.
Joe Small, Ryan Pinard, and Tim Riehl each had 2 hits for Goffstown. Dylan Bissonnette and Jordan Bemis each had two hits for West.
Goffstown 9, Hollis/Brookline 5: Goffstown was led by sophomore pitcher Anna Strong who pitched seven innings and fanned 11 batters. Senior Hannah Gifford and junior Nicole Nanof each hit consecutive homers in the fifth inning.
Trinity 13, Nashua North 2: At Manchester, Aly Pascucci pitched a four-hitter to lead the Pioneers. Trailing 2-0 in the fourth inning, Trinity rallied for five runs and then broke it open in the fifth when Hope Willard tripled home three runs. Jenna Arcand went 3-for-4 and Senior Sidney Elithorpe had two hits and a walk.
Pelham 17, Bow 0: Freshman pitcher Shannon Morin twirled a five-hit shutout and helped her cause with three hits and two RBIs. Chantal Roussel also had three hits and two runs and Hannah Paitchel collected two hits and three RBIs. Jordan Parece and Kelsey Grimard each drove in two runs and Erin Long had one RBI for 9-4 Pelham, winners in seven of its last eight games.
Pinkerton 5, Manchester Memorial 0: At Derry, Chris Gerossie improved his record to 6-0 to lead the Astros. Gerossie threw a complete game, scattering four hits while striking out eight. Connor Donahue and Riley Cahill provided the offense for the Astros with two hits each. Donahue and Joe Murphy each added two RBIs.
Manchester Central 17, Nashua South 0: At Manchester, the hosts slugged 18 hits and pitcher Sarah Lavallee allowed just one South hit in a rout. Colleen O’Hara (3-for-3, four runs, three RBIs), Celina Therrien (3-for-4, three runs, three RBIs) and Allie Jacques (2-for-4, three RBIs) led the Central attack.
Concord 4, Bishop Guertin 3: Kristina Terrazzano suffered the mound loss. She allowed eight hits, seven walks and fanned six batters. Leah Perez had an inside-the-park homer and drove in two runs for BG. Gina Pustizzi also had an RBI.
Holly Kathios and Dakota Bilodeau each had three hits.Timberlane 5, Londonderry 4 (9 innings): At Londonderry, Mikayla Livingston doubled to score Christina Nye for the winning run in the top of the ninth.
Jess Walsh (3-for-4) chipped in for the Owls (12-4). Londonderry (7-7) was led by Sam Harris (2-for-3 with three RBIs) and Cassidy Litch (2-for-4, RBI).
Pinkerton 16, Manchester Memorial 0: At Manchester, a 13-run third inning pushed the Astros to victory. Rachel Byrd went 4-for-4 with four RBIs, Candace Moore was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and Abby Amato, Natalie Fabrizio and Ashley Walalis each added two more RBIs to power Pinkerton. Rory Burke had Memorial’s lone hit.
Hopkinton 5, Franklin 2: On Tuesday, winning pitcher Alexis Blanchette hurled a five-hitter and was helped by a three-run triple from Kelly Scammon. Franklin pitcher Kelsey Bird allowed five hits in the loss.
Londonderry 12, Bedford 1: On Tuesday, Samantha Harris and Julie Hamilton each clouted a grand slam to lead the 7-6 Lancers. Harris hit her homer in the first inning and Hamilton, who finished with three hits and four RBIs, belted her homer in the fifth inning. Leah Hunt fanned eight batters and walked no one for the mound win. Summer Vose had three hits and two RBIs and Brooke Tulley contributed to the 16-hit attack with two hits.
Goffstown 11, Timberlane 4: In Goffstown, Lexi Foster tallied three goals and Sydney Dubois added a goal and one assist for the Grizzlies. McKenzie Chu (2 goals), Sydney Gagnon (2 goals, 3 assists), Anne Steckowych (2 goals, 2 assists), Alyssa Bourque (1 goal, 1 assist) and Courtney Caron (2 assists) contributed to the win.
Goffstown Goalie Dulcie Trottier had eight saves.
Souhegan 16, Londonderry 4: At Amherst, Mickenzie Larivee (six goals, three assists), Madison Learned (five goals, four assists) and Jocelyn Donohue (four goals) led Souhegan (13-2). Chelsea Lewis (goal, assist), Hannah Kearney (goal), Alexa Bedell (goal) and Breda Holland (goal) paced Londonderry (7-7).