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NHIAA Roundup: Unbeaten Hollis/Brookline sweeps South

October 11. 2017 11:49PM
Hollis/Brookline's Maddie Norris, left, celebrates a score against Nashua South at Nashua High School South on Wednesday. (THOMAS ROY/UNION LEADER)

The Hollis/Brookline High volleyball team’s assault on the rest of Division I continued Wednesday in a 3-0 win over host Nashua South. The Cavaliers picked up the sweep with wins of 25-10, 25-18 and 25-11.

Hollis/Brookline, which improved to 14-0, has swept its opponent in all but one match so far this season. Elizabeth Atkinson and Maddie Norris each posted nine kills for the Cavaliers while Kaleigh Whalen contributed eight kills. Norris added four aces and seven digs with her kills. South fell to 10-4.

Epping 3, Portsmouth Christian 0: In Epping on Tuesday, Epping (7-6) got eight aces, four kills, 19 digs and one assist from Gabi Hughes, Marissa Adams had two aces, two kills, and 17 digs, and Hayley Pelletier had six kills and seven digs.

Boys’ soccer

Hanover 5, Timberlane 3: In Hanover, the Marauders (10-2) picked up their eighth win in as many tries behind sophomore Charlie Adams, who assisted on all five of Hanover’s goals, including the Marauders’ last two within three minutes of each other in the second half.

Hanover held a 3-0 lead at halftime as Earl Barrows, Henry Kahl and Liam Collins each cashed in on an Adams helper. Ryan Boggiatto helped Timberlane make it 3-2 by scoring twice early in the second half before Collins and Nico Mayo-Pushee re-established Hanover’s cushion. Matt Barney added a late goal for the Owls (8-5-1), who have lost five of their last six.

Bedford 2, Nashua South 1: In Bedford, the Bulldogs made it 12 consecutive wins behind a goal each from Charley Speaker and Zach Verow. South (8-4-1) had its five-game unbeaten streak snapped. Alvaro Ramirez had the Purple Panthers’ goal.

Manchester Memorial 0, Concord 0: In Concord, Manchester Memorial and the Crimson Tide played to a scoreless stalemate after 100 minutes of play.

Concord (9-3-1) registered 10 corner kicks and eight shots on goal. Memorial (4-6-2) logged three corner kicks and one shot on goal, all of which came over the two 10-minute overtime periods. Memorial’s Connor Page (eight saves) and Concord’s Liam Devanny (four saves) both put together shutout performances in goal.

Goffstown 6, Milford 0: In Milford, Nick Mason’s two goal effort highlighted a group of five scorers for the Grizzlies (6-7-1). Dave Gibson, Mike Fortin, Ryan Cook and Thiago Fantecelli were Goffstown’s other scorers. Milford fell to 0-13.

Alvirne 3, Spaulding 1: In Rochester on Tuesday, Jackson Ramalhinho, Ryan Ruigrok and Cam Hilton had the goals, Connor Lambert assisted on all three, and Jamie Bertrand made nine saves for the Broncos.

Girls’ soccer

Portsmouth 6, St. Thomas Aquinas 0: In Dover, the Clippers (10-3-1) scored three times in each half to rout the Saints (4-10). Ginger Prevost tallied two goals, including one as part of a three-goal swing in five minutes within the game’s first 10 minutes. Zoe Frizzell and Gracie Getman had the other Portsmouth goals during the stretch.

Goffstown 2, Merrimack Valley 1: In Penacook, Alexa Skinner broke a 1-1 tie in the 56th minute and the Grizzlies (7-6-1) held on from there.

Mandi Dovas got Goffstown on the board first before Merrimack Valley (10-4) evened things on Kaliana Palhof’s goal in the 22nd minute.

Field hockey

Gilford 5, Laconia 0: In Gilford, the Golden Eagles wrapped up their regular season at 11-2-1 as Bri Salanitro’s two goals set the pace. Kellie Ryan, Sydni Lehr and Cloe Boucher also found the net for Gilford while Jenna DeLucca needed just one save for the shutout. Laconia dropped to 2-12.

Pelham 4, Franklin 0: In Franklin, the Pythons are a win away from a perfect regular season as they sit at 13-0 on the season after downing the Golden Tornadoes (4-9). Abbey Bevens scored twice for Pelham while Sydney Weisensee and Amy Granfield followed with a goal each. Ryan Atkins gave the Pythons their third shutout of the season with seven saves.