The Hollis/Brookline sister duo of Haley and Hannah Modelski were too much for the Trinity girls’ soccer team to handle Tuesday in Hollis. The Cavaliers downed Trinity of Manchester 7-2 thanks to Haley, who drove two of her six shots into the back of the Pioneers’ net. Hannah also finished the night with two goals on three shots.
“Going into the game, we knew it would be tough,” said Trinity head coach Miranda Comiskey. “Hollis/Brookline has had a good soccer program since I was in high school.”
The Cavaliers jumped ahead 5-1 at the half.
“The game definitely got away from us in the first half but we stepped it up in the second,” Comiskey said.
Both of Trinity’s goals came from the foot of freshman Sophie DeJong, off set pieces. The first was scored off a penalty kick after an obstruction call on Hollis/Brookline. Sophomore Isabella DiZillo assisted on DeJong’s second goal.
Comiskey said the Cavaliers played “a really good possession game” and weren’t afraid to launch the ball on net.
“They hit their passes and weren’t afraid to take shots from 5-18 yards (out). From the top of the box, they’d take a shot and send it in,” Comiskey said.
The Cavaliers improved to 1-1. Trinity fell to 0-2 and has given up 14 goals in its first two games.
“We’ve had a tough schedule to start but we’re starting to put things together,” said Comiskey.
Pinkerton 5, Merrimack 1: In Derry, Pinkerton opened its season with three goals in the first half. Courtney Velho, who had two goals, Maggie McCarthy and Andrea Galvin each scored in the first half for the Astros. Keara Doolan added a second-half goal. Pinkerton goalies Sammy Mitchell (five saves) and Molly Gingras (four) shared the win in nets.
Portsmouth 6, ConVal 1: ConVal’s goal was scored by Theresa Morano, assisted by Sylvie Holding. ConVal dropped to 0-2 and Portsmouth improved to 2-0.
Souhegan 1, St. Thomas 0: In Amherst, Souhegan’s Hannah Chick scored the game’s lone goal in the 76th minute. St. Thomas of Dover fell to 1-1. The Sabers improved to 2-0.
Souhegan 2, St. Thomas 0: In Amherst, Teigue Young turned back four shots for the shutout. Ali Eweiss (51st minute) and Matt Hopfenspirger (67th) each scored in the second half. Josh Massa and Jasper Jones each had an assist. Souhegan (1-0) got nine shots on goal against the 0-2 Saints. Reed Larson, Pat Noble, Tim Driscoll and Nick Scavetta each played well on defense for the Sabers.
Lebanon 6, West 1: In Lebanon, the Raiders (2-0) scored five first-half goals against the Blue Knights (0-2). Will Patch led the winners with two goals and two assists. Nate Gariepy, Hugh Townsend and Kuda Muhlauri each scored a goal for Lebanon. The West score came off an own goal. Goalie Andrew Laprice had eight saves for West. Miguel Hernandez and Jack Taylor each had two saves in nets for the Raiders.
Hillsboro-Deering 3, Mascenic 1: In New Ipswich, Hillsboro-Deering defeated Mascenic thanks to goals by Shane Kelly, Troy Girard and Brendan Doherty.
Milford 3, Goffstown 2: Sydney Dubois scored both goals for visiting Goffstown in defeat. Olivia St. Jean and Shaughnessy Benoit earned the assists. Bry Fournier tallied 15 saves for Goffstown.
Manchester Memorial 9, Nashua South 2: At Nashua, Jada LeBlanc and Alyssa Gervais led the Crusaders with three goals apiece. Demi Lampron scored two goals. Teammates Hannah Vest and Kendy Gutierrez each tallied five saves in net.
at Amherst CC
Windham 189, Souhegan 199, Portsmouth 218
Jack Grubbs, Windham, 34; Ryan Stankiewiez, Souhegan, 35; Alek Medic (S), 37; James McKee (W), 38; August Darula (S), 38; Patrick Higgins (W), 38; Christian Bassi (W), 38.
At Campbell’s Scottish Highlands, Salem
Derryfield (2-0) 168, Campbell (1-1) 173, Pelham (0-2) 179
Pat McGinley (D) 38; Dave Boardman (P) 42; Kyle Suprenaut (P) 42; Austin Baker (C) 42; Tyler Butler (C) 42; Peter Thompson (D) 43; Max Curtin (D) 43; Trevor Roche (C) 44; Corey McGinley (D) 44