WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt.— Strong pitching by Josh Beayon of Otter Valley and seven runs in the middle innings lifted Vermont to an 11-3 win over New Hampshire in the second game of the 2019 Twin State Baseball Classic at the Maxfield Complex on Saturday.
The participants in the Hanover Lions Byrne Cup Twin State All-Star lacrosse games have been released. The games will be held Saturday, June 22 at Lebanon High School. The girls’ game is at 1:45 p.m. The boys’ game is at 4:15.
EXETER — For the first time since winning four straight from 1999-2002, the Pinkerton Academy of Derry boys’ lacrosse team repeated as NHIAA Division I state champion by defeating Bishop Guertin of Nashua, 14-12, Saturday night at Bill Ball Stadium.
Hopkinton High School sophomore pitcher Megan Kimball-Rhines threw a two-hitter to lift her team to a 2-0 win over No. 4 Campbell High School in a well-played NHIAA Division III softball championshp Saturday afternoon on Chase Field at Plymouth State University.
WHEN THE 2019 NHIAA baseball season began, one of Bedford High School’s goals was to reach the Division I championship game for a fifth consecutive season. The likelihood of that happening seemed far-fetched in late April.
EXETER — Bishop Guertin of Nashua girls’ lacrosse coach Kerry Gobiel and her team went into Saturday’s NHIAA Division I semifinal game against Bedford expecting the contest to be decided in the final minute.
LONDONDERRY — Considering it came in the Division I tournament against his rival school, it may be accurate to say Reece Manor pitched the best game of his high school career Saturday. If not, it was certainly something close to it.
Haleigh Gullison’s three-run home run in the top of the seventh helped the seventh-seeded Red Raiders advance to the Division I softball semifinals with a 7-3 upset win of second-ranked Salem on Saturday in Salem.
DERRY — Pinkerton Academy girls’ lacrosse coach Rob Daziel was concerned with how his team would match up on the draw with Londonderry entering Wednesday’s Division I quarterfinal game between the rival schools.
HAMPTON — Dennis Bruce had a feeling nothing would come easy for his third-seeded Winnacunnet of Hampton softball team against No. 14 Bedford in Wednesday’s Division I preliminary round matchup. That funny feeling for Bruce might’ve stemmed from a grinding two-run regular-season win for the …
AMHERST — No. 12 Pelham, dominated in two regular-season games by fifth-ranked Souhegan of Amherst, gave the Sabers all they could handle Wednesday in a 3-2 loss in the first round of the Division II softball tournament.
It may not have been the dominant performance the team was hoping for, but the Portsmouth High School girls did enough to win the program’s third consecutive NHIAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday at the University of New Hampshire.