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NHIAA Roundup: Merrimack field hockey earns fifth shutout of season

September 19. 2018 10:56PM

Heather Rohr recorded her second straight and fifth overall shutout to lead the Merrimack High School field hockey team to a 5-0 home victory over Nashua South on Wednesday.

Rohr made three saves in the win, which improved Merrimack to 6-2. She held Bedford, Londonderry, Nashua North and Keene scoreless earlier this season.

Chloe Kapsambelis scored twice and Theresa Twardowsky logged a goal and two assists for the Tomahawks. Brenna Davenport and Ellie Boucher also scored Merrimack.

Nashua South is 1-6.

Londonderry 3, Windham 2: In Windham, Londonderry built a 3-0 halftime lead behind goals from Lauren Mullen, Courtney Shay and Grace Chicko. Alivia Proulx, Lauren Doherty and Chicko each had an assist for the Lancers (6-2). Morgan Brutus made nine saves for the Londonderry. Liv Manchester and Maddie O’Hare both scored second-half goals and Kayla Antonucci made three saves for Windham (6-1).

Goffstown 4, John Stark 0: In Goffstown, the Grizzlies (4-3-1) received two goals from Shannon Gifford, two assists from Jess Vo and eight saves from MacKenzie Potvin en route to their third straight and fourth overall shutout win. John Stark of Weare is 2-5.

Manchester Central 3, Nashua North 0: In Manchester, Emma Dudley scored twice and notched an assist for Central (3-3). Katlyn Parker had a goal and Emily Ahern recorded two asists. Julia Pariseau made six saves for the shutout. North is 1-5.

Boys’ soccer

Winnacunnet 3, Dover 2: In Dover, Winnacunnet of Hampton (3-3) erased the Green Wave’s 2-0 halftime lead behind three second-half goals. Chaz Zilowski scored the game-winning goal on a breakaway and Jack Shaake tied the game at 2-2. The Warriors also received a penalty-kick goal from Marcos Chanlatte. Noel Huliselan and Will Weete each scored for Dover (1-6).

Keene 3, Portsmouth 1: In Keene, Owen Fauth recorded a goal and an assist while Devin McLaughlin and Noah Timmer also scored for the Blackbirds (5-2). Portsmouth is 4-3.

Pembroke 2, Souhegan 1: In Amherst, Cameron Rivard scored the game-winning goal off an assist from Hunter Kennedy with four minutes remaining. Connor Mantaeu’s goal in the 12th minute gave the Spartans a 1-0 advantage. Souhegan (0-6) responded in the 29th minute with a free-kick goal by Ethan Lim. Hunter Hart made six saves for Pembroke (6-1). Etan Ramm made eight stops for the Sabers.

Hopkinton 2, Raymond 2: In Raymond, Paul Molnar scored twice over the opening 32 minutes for Hopkinton (4-3-1), which had approximately 12 breakaway chances. Ian Heck and Shea Dickson each logged an assist and Sam Crawford made four saves for the Hawks. Raymond (3-3-1) scored in the 24th and 55th minutes.

Inter-Lakes 5, Somersworth 0: In Meredith, Quinn Taylor, Andrew Spicuzza, Brady Poehler, Eddie Bird and Eli Dupigny each scored for Inter-Lakes (3-5). Hunter Sanders earned the shutout in net. Somersworth is 0-8.

Girls’ soccer

Bishop Guertin 1, Alvirne 1: In Nashua, Bishop Guertin’s Brenna Paquette and Alvirne’s Ashley Lecomte each scored in the second half. BG is 3-2-1 while Alvirne is 2-4-1.

Salem 5, Spaulding 3: In Rochester, Kaitlyn Casperonis scored twice and Katie Ray added a goal of her own for Spaulding (0-7). Salem improved to 1-4-1.

Portsmouth 3, Keene 0: In Portsmouth, Maddy Roelofs scored twice while Kellsie Flint added a goal and an assist for the Clippers (3-2-1). Keene is 0-6.

Pembroke 2, John Stark 1: In Weare, Pembroke (7-0) tallied both its goals in the second half. Chelsea Woodsum scored the lone goal for John Stark (5-1-1) off an assist from Aria Ulmer.

Bow 2, Hollis/Brookline 1 (OT): In Bow, Lauren Goyette provided the game-winnning goal following a corner kick from Megan Remick and Kayleigh Marshall scored off an assist from Miah Munro in regulation for the Falcons (6-2). Hollis/Brookline is 4-2-1.

Newmarket 5, Wilton-Lyndeborough 2: In Wilton, Alyssa Levesque scored twice while Brigid Moore, Nicole Berry and Abby Henry also found the back of the net for Newmarket (5-1). Wilton-Lyndeborough (4-2) scored the game’s first goal.


Bishop Guertin 3, Portsmouth 1: In Nashua, Bishop Guertin won, 25-19, 17-25, 25-21, 25-22. Julia Pascucci logged 27 assists, 14 digs, nine kills and six aces while Rita Dow had 11 kills for the Cardinals (5-1). Paola Matos added 18 digs for BG. Portsmouth is 3-4.

Pinkerton 3, Nashua North 0: In Derry, Pinkerton won, 25-18, 25-18, 25-17. Reese Asselin logged 17 digs and 13 service points while Leya Wang had 12 kills for the Astros (5-2). Pinkerton also received 18 assists and eight service points from Ella Dandrade. Abby Coy recorded nine service points and four assists for Nashua North (4-3).

Hollis/Brookline 3, Windham 0: In Hollis, Kaleigh Whalen had seven kills, Hanna Close notched four kills and Ashley Burtt registered two kills and two blocks for Hollis/Brookline (7-0). Natalie Cook had six aces and Sammie Sheppard had six digs. Windham is 1-5.

Campbell 3, Epping 1: In Litchfield, Hayley Pelletier had 11 kills and 29 digs for Epping (4-2). Gabi Hughes had two aces, four kills, 30 digs and a block, Oakley Lustenberger had three aces, a kill and 31 assists, and Addy Bickford had 40 digs.


At Green Meadow GC, Hudson

Concord 189; Alvirne 196; Merrimack 275.

Individual results: 1. Evan Makris, C, 37; 1. Jackie Dowd, A, 37; 3. Matt Hauschild, C, 38; 3. Colin O’Brien, C, 38; 3. Sean McDonough, C, 38; 3. Winsor Bean, C, 38; 7. Zack Gamble, C, 39; 7. Tyler Lizotte, A, 39; 7. Mike Dowling, A, 39; 10. Tyler Bruns, C, 41.

Records: Concord 13-2; Alvirne 7-8; Merrimack 0-10.

At Passaconaway CC, Litchfield

Pinkerton 196; Londonderry 204; Bishop Guertin 210.

Pinkerton’s top five scorers: Cam Leppert, 35; Matt MacDougall, 38; Jacob Tinker, 39; PJ Daniele, 40; Nick Tufts, 44.

Records: Pinkerton 11-4; Londonderry 5-8; Bishop Guertin 6-8.

At Farmington CC, Farmington

Derryfield 76; Prospect Mountain 67; Campbell 33

Individual results: 1. Sam Reynolds, PM, 26; 2. Gunnar Senatore, D, 24; 3. Colin McCaigue, D, 23; 4. Madison Molina, D, 15; 5. Max Tuttle, PM, 15; 6. Max Smith, D, 14; 7. Aidan Gehly, PM, 13; 8. Joel White, PM, 13; 9. Nick Molinari, D, 12; 10. Ryan Santosuoso, D, 12

Records: Derryfield 13-2; Prospect Mountain 7-5; Campbell 2-10