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NHIAA Roundup: Milford, Timberlane, Salem post victories

January 03. 2018 5:53AM

Pinkerton's Andrew Lufkin drives into Salem's James Hayes at Pinkerton Academy in Derry on Tuesday. (THOMAS ROY/UNION LEADER)

One possession changed things in a blink of an eye for the Milford High boys’ basketball team in its 52-51 win over host Souhegan of Amherst on Tuesday.

A coast-to-coast bucket before the final buzzer lifted Milford to 3-1 on the year. The Spartans, who trailed 39-38 after three, got a team-high 13 points from Jamie Pare while Gavin Urda and Max Fortin added 12 and 10 points.

Souhegan set itself back by being outscored 14-7 in the second quarter before responding in the third, outscoring Milford 17-10. Andersen Geffard (13 points) and Max Leonard (11 points) paced the Sabers (1-2).

Timberlane 69, Manchester West 59: In Manchester, Sam Hovan’s 20-point effort and a 23-point third quarter by the Owls (2-1) spurred the victory. Bobby Horgan paired with Hovan in the post, adding 10 points. West, which played with just five varsity players, got 15 points from Dan Jenkins and 14 from Gob Gob.

Salem 63, Pinkerton 59: In Derry, the Blue Devils (2-1) outlasted Pinkerton’s 14-for-17 effort at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter to take the victory. Zack Caraballo dropped 20 points for Salem, which led by anywhere from eight to 12 points much of the game. Salem also picked up 11 points from Trevor DeMinico. Kason Giordano’s 16 points topped the scoring for the Astros (1-2).

Moultonborough 62, Lisbon 43: In Moultonborough, Reese Swedberg was immense for Moultonborough (4-1) with 27 points to go along with 22 rebounds. Noah Robinson followed Swedberg with 10 points for Moultonborough, which outscored Lisbon 28-13 in the fourth quarter to pull away. Lisbon, which slipped to 1-4, got 17 points from Josh Woods.

Manchester Central 68, Dover 63: The Little Green (2-1) received 20 points from junior Kyler Bosse to down Dover (0-3) at Dover. In a close game throughout, Central built on its 37-34 halftime lead behind 11 points each from senior Antoine Revere and junior Jesus Milan.

Exeter 56, Bishop Guertin 53: In Exeter, the Blue Hawks led 33-19 at halftime and fended off a second-half surge from the Cardinals. Josh Morissette led Exeter (3-0) with 17. BG (0-2) received 17 from John Begley and 10 from Kyle Fisher.

Girls’ basketball

Pinkerton 58, Salem 27: In Salem, the trio of Brooke Kane (16 points), Amanda Lemire (12) and Madison Mahoney (10) led the Astros, who limited the hosts to single digits in every quarter. Pinkerton improved to 3-1; Salem dropped to 2-3.

Central 36, Dover 29: In Manchester, Keltina Francis scored a team-high 11 points for the Little Green (4-1). Shae Rix added nine for Central. Dover’s Division I record fell to 1-3.

Goffstown 53, Pembroke 43: In Goffstown, Kelly Walsh poured in 22 points for the Grizzlies (2-4), who led throughout. Livi Brannen added 12 points and Ali Larochelle eight for Goffstown. Brooklyn Zanis and Olivia Langevin scored 10 points each for Pembroke (2-3).


At Dover

Londonderry 132.2; Bishop Guertin 118.0 Spaulding 102.85.

Also competing: Dover, Milford, Souhegan and Somersworth.


1st place: 8.4 Cameryn Nichols (Bishop Guertin). 2nd place: 8.2 Sophie Hagymas (Londonderry). 3rd place: 8.05 Mira Kutney (Londonderry)


1st place: 8.2 Mira Kutney (Londonderry). 2nd place: 8.1 Skylar Fox (Somersworth). 3rd place: 7.9 Maddie Croteau (Londonderry)


1st place: 9.05 Courtney Baharian (Londonderry). 2nd place: 8.8 Mira Kutney. 3rd place: 8.75 Cameryn Nichols (Bishop Guertin)


1st place: 9.4 Cameryn Nichols (Bishop Guertin). 2nd place: 8.85 Sophie Hagymas (Londonderry). 3rd place: 8.8 Mira Kutney

All Around

1st place: 34.0 Cameryn Nichols (Bishop Guertin). 2nd place: 33.85 Mira Kutney (Londonderry). 3rd place: 31.15 Mikayla Mallett (Dover)