The Concord High School baseball team trailed by three runs after the first inning but rebounded to earn a 7-5 Division I victory over Bishop Guertin in a battle for first place at Holman Stadium in Nashua on Monday.
The win improved Concord to 13-2 while Bishop Guertin dropped to 12-3.
Adrian Kennedy earned the win, allowing five earned runs on 10 hits alongside two strikeouts over five innings. He also went 2-for-4 with an RBI at the plate for the Crimson Tide. Zach Miles allowed one walk and struck out one in an inning of relief to earn the save.
Eric Sullivan logged a two-run triple and Trevor Smith had a hit, a run scored and an RBI for Concord.
Noah Therrien took the loss. He allowed six runs on six hits and struck out nine for the Cardinals. Sam Boudreau went 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs while Brett Anderson and Alex George both went 2-for-4 with an RBI for BG.
Nashua South 14, Salem 4 (5 inn.): In Salem, the Purple Panthers (4-9) hung 10 runs on the Blue Devils (0-11) in the top of the fourth inning on their way to a mercy rule victory. Albert De La Rosa led South with three RBIs, while Mason Matylewski, Roe Hendrick and Dante Young each tallied two. Overall, Matylewski went 3-for-4 at the plate including a home run. Noah Poulan and Jake Champange had RBIs for Salem.
Nashua North 11, Trinity 1: In Manchester, Nashua North’s Jimmy Reel got his first varsity hit with a two-run single. Varun Lingadal earned the win, allowing five hits and striking out four over six innings. James Bolton led North offensively with three hits, three runs and an RBI. Cam Tomko had two hits for Trinity. North improved to 4-11. Trinity is 1-14.
Spaulding 17, Pinkerton 9: In Rochester, good showings at the dish for Connor Jenkins (three hits, two RBIs) and Richie Marique (three RBIs) weren’t enough for Pinkerton (10-5) to overcome the Red Raiders (6-7).
Bedford 6, Alvirne 5 (6 inn.): In Hudson, Bedford (8-5) trailed, 5-3, in the fifth inning before the Bulldogs scored three runs with two out on a Kyle Lavigne sole home run, which marked his second of the game, a TJ Crowley RBI double and a Ryan Julian RBI single. Alvirne threatened in the home half of the fifth by putting runners on second and third base before Bedford reliever Michael Pratte came in and struck out the first three batters he faced. Alex Boulay recorded two hits while Nick Jacques and Ryan Santos both drove in two runs for the Broncos (5-8).
Keene 14, Dover 7: In Keene, Brian Langevin and Gabe Fletcher both went 2-for-2 and combined for seven RBIs for the Blackbirds (10-5). Dover is 7-7.
Souhegan 6, Pelham 3: In Pelham, Daniel Trzepacz had a hit, three walks, three steals and an RBI and freshman Kyan Bagshaw recorded his first two varsity hits and scored three runs for Souhegan of Amherst (5-6). Jacob Grassett went five innings to earn the win, striking out seven. Pelham is 3-6.
Kennett 2, Kingswood 0: In Conway, Nate Grames tossed a one-hitter and struck out nine for the Eagles (8-5). Kingswood of Wolfeboro is 1-10.
Sanborn 10, Pembroke 3: In Kingston, Sanborn (3-7) registered 16 hits and received two RBIs from both Jacob Cogswell and Colin Grenier. Nolan Duquette earned the win, allowing three runs on six hits alongside five strikeouts. Pembroke is 5-6.
John Stark 3, ConVal 1: In Weare, Rian Queen came up big with a go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning to break a 1-1 tie. Jake Cole scored the tying run in the previous inning thanks to a base hit and steal that put him in scoring position. Brett Patnode pitched a complete game for the Generals (11-0), racking up 10 strikeouts in his seven innings of work. ConVal is 8-3.
Derryfield 5, Nute 1: In Milton, Evan Drake pitched five shutout innings and Ridge Gonzales pitched two innings of two-hit relief for Derryfield School of Manchester (3-7). Gonzales and Frankie Brandt recorded Derryfield’s two hits in the first inning on two doubles. Colby Jenkins went the distance for Nute (1-9), allowing five runs and striking out six.
Pembroke 6, Sanborn 5: In Kingston, the Spartans’ (6-4) Chloe Carrigan scored the game-winning run in the top of the seventh inning, coming home from third on a dropped third strike. She also struck out 10 batters in the circle and was aided offensively by Brooke Davison (two RBI) and Courtney St. Onge (one RBI). Gabby Dubois had 12 strikeouts for Sanborn (1-8) to go along with a two-run homer.
Bedford 7, Alvirne 6: In Bedford, a Kiara Chase first- inning grand slam didn’t deter the Bulldogs (7-5) from clawing back. Led by the Fraitzl sisters, Maddie and Morgan, Bedford slowly chipped away at the Alvirne (6-8) lead. Morgan’s RBI single in the bottom of the first cut the lead to 4-1. An inning later Maddie hit a solo shot to make it 4-2. A two-RBI single off Maddie’s bat tied the game in the fourth inning. After the Broncos retook the lead, 6-4, Morgan hit a three-run homer to give the Bulldogs the lead for good.
Pinkerton 8, Spaulding 4: In Rochester, the Astros (9-4) trailed 4-0 going into the sixth inning and promptly scored eight runs to take the lead. Ashley Lemay paced Pinkerton with three RBIs and Hannah Sundberg came in right behind her with two. Brittany Faucher went 4-for-4 with a run scored for Spaulding (8-4).
Concord 11, Bishop Guertin 0: In Concord, Abby Rochette pitched a one-hitter and struck out 12 in the circle and recorded three hits and two runs scored at the plate for the Crimson Tide. Autumn Nudd logged two hits and two runs scored while Abby Corbett and Elise O’Neil both drove in two runs for Concord (10-3). Bishop Guertin of Nashua is 1-12.
Souhegan 9, Pelham 0: In Pelham, Cameron Whitney twirled a five-hitter and struck out eight to help Souhegan of Amherst improve to 8-2. Jenna Speer and Carrie Speer hit back-to-back two-run doubles in the third inning and Ava Vanballegooyen belted a two-run home run in the sixth frame for the Sabers. Pelham is 5-5.
Campbell 15, Prospect Mountain 2: In Litchfield, Campbell recorded 14 hits, with Meghan Gibbons, Alexa Robert and Chloe Steiniger tallying three each. Emily and Riley Gamache both had two hits for the Cougars (11-0). Maddie Davis tossed a two-hitter and struck out seven to earn the win. Prospect Mountain of Alton is 4-4.
Belmont 13, Franklin 0 (4 innings): In Belmont, the Red Raiders (10-1) notched 16 hits, including a 3-for-3, five RBI effort from Becca Flemming. Belmont did all of its damage in the third and fourth innings, scoring six in the former and seven in the latter. Kelley Allen earned the win in the circle, pitching four innings of one-hit ball while striking out six. Franklin is 1-10.
Exeter 18, Manchester Memorial 8: In Manchester, the Blue Hawks (13-1) got a triumvirate of home runs from Sam Wiberg, Leah Burns and Sydney Warriner. Wiberg also got the win in the circle for Exeter, allowing nine hits, which included three from Abbey Durell and two from Taylor Wilson. Durell (3) and Wilson (2) combined for five RBIs. Memorial is 2-10.
Londonderry 18, Nashua South 12: In Londonderry, Cole Keegan logged six goals and an assist and Anthony Federico tallied five goals and a helper for Londonderry (9-5). The Lancers also received two goals each from Hunter Smith and Thomas Fougere and 12 saves from Ross Carroll. Drew Fleury scored five goals in the Purple Panthers’ (7-7) loss. Nate Campbell (3) and Jaden Murphy (2) also had multiple goals in the game, while Joe Bodi and Jordan Bodwell each chipped in one. Dominic Pasquale had 10 saves in the South net.
Goffstown 11, Merrimack Valley 8: In Goffstown, the Grizzlies (9-4) took a 7-4 lead into halftime before matching Merrimack Valley’s (7-3) four-goal second half output. Griffin Cook led the way for Goffstown with four goals and Nick Mason had three. Coby Mercier had three goals for the Pride. Goffstown has won seven games in a row.
Pinkerton 18, Dover 5: Owen McCormack scored six goals to lead the Astros (8-4). Hunter Drouin added three goals and five assists, and Ryan Auger had two goals and five assists. Also scoring for Pinkerton were Aiden Price, Mason Drouin, Patrick Last, Jacob McAdams, Jeff Potvin, Jack Ludden and Riley Spellman. Goalies Jack Sweeney and Andrew Hassler combined for five saves. Dover is 3-8.
Trinity 11, Milford 8: In Milford, Will Brown recorded seven points (three goals, four assists), Declan Clougherty had a hat trick and Jimmy Kosiarski contributed four points (two goals, two assists) for Trinity of Manchester (6-3). Dillon Brown, Cade Williams and Nick Roy also scored for the Pioneers. Logan Barnhill had a hat trick, Matt Hannon scored twice and Kyle Forsley made 14 saves for Milford (2-6).
Coe-Brown 10, Kennett 4: In Northwood, Zach Sheehan helped stifle the Kennett offense with nine saves in net. On the other end, Coe-Brown (5-5) had seven different goal scorers, but nobody had more than Wells Lambert, who led the Bears with three. Aaron Bono led all Bears with two assists. Kennett is 1-8.
Bishop Guertin 16, Exeter 7: In Nashua, the Cardinals (11-2) held Exeter (9-4) scoreless in the first half, taking a 10-0 lead into the break. After scoring two in the third, the Blue Hawks did most of their damage in the fourth, scoring five goals, though by then it was too late. Sean Cameron led all BG goal scorers with four and Dawson Clark had a hat trick.
Derryfield 18, Lebanon 1: In Manchester, Lucy Licata recorded nine points (seven goals, two assists), Olivia Strong had eight points (six goals, two assists) and Maggie Cissel logged a hat trick for Derryfield (9-1). Cougars goalie Shawna Lesmerises made nine saves. Lebanon is 5-4.
Nashua South 9, Londonderry 7: In Nashua, Kirsten McIntire recorded a team-high six points (four goals, two assists), Olivia Johnson logged two goals and three assists and Sarah Signorello had two goals and a helper for South (9-5). Panthers goalie Rileigh Bunton made seven saves. Londonderry is 6-7.
Pinkerton 18, Dover 3: In Derry, Zoe Howe registered four goals and an assist while Lily Auger and Abby Jowett both had hat-trick performances for Pinkerton (12-1). The Astros also received two goals and an assist from Lauren Lisauskas and a goal each from Kiley Davis and Amy Quigley. Dover is 2-8.
Hanover 15, Windham 14 (OT): In Hanover, Ryane Farrell and Madi Connelly both recorded four goals, Olivia Kendzulak and Devon Hamilton each scored twice and Alex Perkins made nine saves for Windham (5-6). Farrell recorded two assists and Hamilton had one helper. Hanover improved to 5-5.
Campbell 13, Inter-Lakes 7: In Litchfield, Jocelyn Theriault racked up nine points with six goals and three assists to lead the Cougars (4-5). Bailey Borque, Kate Stoncius and Emma Montenero each had two goals, with Borque adding three assist to her line. Reagan Buhrnan had five goals for Inter-Lakes (0-11).
Milford 18, Trinity 9: In Manchester, Nikki Calder and Maeve Smith combined for six Trinity (1-9) goals, tossing in a trio each. Courtney Ingham had two goals of her own as well as four draw controls. Trinity scored the first two goals before falling behind the rest of the way. Milford is 4-6.
Saint Thomas 18, Gilford 8: In Dover, Shelby Cole led Gilford (2-6) offensively with five goals while teammate Kolbi Plante had a hat trick. Saint Thomas Aquinas improved to 7-2.
Hollis-Brookline 3, Souhegan 0: In Amherst, Max Marshall spread the ball around with 10 assists as Hollis-Brookline (7-4) won a close matchup. Set scores were 25-19, 25-22 and 25-23. Sander (7) and Quintin Wimmer (4) combined for 11 kills, while Felix Yang had three aces. Souhegan is 4-7.
Bishop Guertin 3, Mascenic 2: In New Ipswich, Bishop Guertin of Nashua won, 25-18, 16-25, 25-22, 16-25, 17-15. Joe Noon logged 21 kills, seven blocks and three aces, Chris Barillas recorded 30 assists, nine digs and two kills and Victor Martinez had eight digs, six kills and an ace for the Cardinals (7-5). Mascenic is 4-7.
Pinkerton 6, Concord 0
Singles: Seb Tonini (P) def. Liam Grennon, 8-2; John Marineau (P) def. Anders Norton, 8-2; Henry Andrews (P) def. Jon Shamash, 8-4; Jeff Marquis (P) def. Philip O’Sullivan, 8-4; Alex Tveter (P) def. Devin Philbrick, 9-7; Anthony Walters (P) def. Will Pegnam, 8-0.
Doubles: Rained out
Records: Pinkerton 9-2; Concord 9-3.
Dover 7, Londonderry 1
Singles: Max Casey (D) def. Camden Poitras, 8-5; Nick Marchuk (D) def. Cam Ness, 8-6; Jay Hayes (L) def. Zac Nelson-Marois, 8-4; John Nash (D) def. Tanner Fortier, 8-2; Ty Vitko (D) def. Ben Doris, 8-0; Sebastian Karas (D) def. Jacob Escott, 8-3.
Doubles: Casey/Vitko (D) def. Ness/Hayes, 9-8; Marchuk/Nash (D) def. Poitras/Fortier, 8-1.
Records: Dover 9-3; Londonderry 6-5.
Hanover 9, Salem 0
Singles: Aidan Biglow (H) def. Dylan Laudani, 8-0; Trevor Siegel (H) def. Will Caraccio, 8-1; Will Blinkhorn (H) def. David Little, 8-1; Alec McDevitt (H) def. Ryan Pappalardo, 8-0; Matt Bonner (H) def. Austin Salvetti, 8-0; Kevin Pillsburg (H) def. Logan Krahn, 8-1.
Doubles: McDevitt/Gary Li (H) def. Laudani/Caraccio, 8-2; Andrew Enelow/Chris Lee (H) def. Little/Krahn, 8-0; Pillsburg/Tristan Meyer (H) def. Pappalardo/Salvetti, 8-0.
Records: Hanover 10-0; Salem 0-11.
Kennett 8, Bow 1
Singles: Eric Schander (K) def. Caleb Olson, 8-6; Branden Bailey (K) def. Matt Ferland, 8-5; Jack Wheeler (K) def. Neeraj Naik, 8-3; Foster Piotrow (K) def. Jon Cook, 8-3; Noah Leuctenberger (B) def. Nick Heysler, 8-5; Sam Alkalay (K) def. Jake Valpey, 8-2.
Doubles: Schander/Piotrow (K) def. Olson/Naik, 8-2; Bailey/Wheeler (K) def. Ferland/Cook, 8-5; Heysler/Alkalay (K) def. Leuctenberger/Valpey, 8-2.
Records: Kennett 9-3, Bow 6-6
ConVal 5, Pembroke 4
Singles: Zach Kriebel (CV) def. Finn Riccio, 8-3; Taylor Burgess (CV) def. Nate Quinn, 8-3; Jason Dow (P) def. Jamison Coty, 8-3; Chase Culberson (P) def. Noah Krason, 8-4; Jaimini Viles (CV) def. Ben Sporoic, 8-4; Peter Rosado (P) def. Brady Proctor, 8-6.
Doubles: Kriebel/Burgess (CV) def. Riccio/Dow, 8-1; Coty/Krason (CV) def. Quinn/Culberson, 8-1; Tucker Reinert/Nathan Wood (P) def. David MacKay/Dylan Daume, 8-0.
Records: ConVal 6-6, Pembroke 2-10
Inter-Lakers 5, Moultonborough 4
Singles: Alyssa Floyd (I-L) def. Jess Lear, 8-1; Megan Swedberg (M) def. Ava Duymazler, 8-6; Aubrey Smart (M) def. Maeve Torrey, 8-3; Maddie Colby (M) def. Raven Strother, 8-3; Caitlin Harris (I-L) def. Corrina Brennan, 9-7; Julia Pendergast (I-L) def. Olivia Watson, 8-4.
Doubles: Floyd/Duymazler (I-L) def. Lear/Smart, 8-2; Swedberg/Colby (M) def. Torrey/Strother, 8-1; Harris/Pendergast (I-L) def. Brennan/Watson 8-4.
Records: Moltonborough 8-4; Inter-Lakes 1-10. AT MANCHESTER
Derryfield 9, Alvirne 0
Singles: Abi Leonardi (D) def. Sarah Yi, 8-0; Emma Place (D) def. Sara Ruigrok, 8-1; Miranda Shilling (D) def. Olivia Cakounes, 8-1; Paige Grondin (D) def. Ellie Oching, 8-1; Julia Hardy (D) def. Ryan Dionne, 8-0; Nancy Fortin (D) def. Maggie Zheng, 8-0.
Doubles: Leonardi/Place (D) def. Yi/Ruigrok, 8-1; Shilling/Grondin (D) def. Cakounes/Oching, 8-1; Hardy/Caroline Desmarais (D) def. Dionne/Zheng, 8-0.
Records: Derryfield 11-0; Alvirne 5-6.
Dover 5, Londonderry 0
Singles: Rachel Vitko (D) def. Rachel Cook, 8-3; Maya Ramdev (D) def. Mary Nicole, 8-5; Lauren Hile (D) def. Rachel Court, 8-1; Morgan Raneri (D) def. Amanda Wells, 8-5.
Doubles: Ramdev/Hile (D) def. Cook/Nicole, 8-4.
Records: Dover 7-6, Londonderry 3-6
Goffstown 7, Pelham 0
Singles: Kelly Walsh (G) def. Brooke Contarino, 8-2; Jamie Baines (G) def. Paige Demmons, 8-3; Kyla Bernard (G) def. Sasha Burke, 8-6; Caroline Newell (G) def. Payton Hamlin, 8-3; Hannah Laldlaw (G) def. Ruby Day, 8-2; Molly Stong (G) won by default 8-0. Doubles: Walsh/Baines (G) def. Contarino/Burke, 8-1.
Records: Goffstown 6-5; Pelham 0-12.
Pinkerton 6, Concord 3
Singles: Chloe Freedman (P) def. Leila Spears, 8-3; Julia Farnum (P) def. Eleanor Malette, 8-6; Joanna Dustin (C) def. Madison Allen, 9-8 (7-2); Katie Allen (P) def. Samantha Fune, 8-4; Victoria Hodosl (P) def. Kristin Womack, 8-6; Maddie Frank (P) def. Hannack Womack, 8-0.
Doubles: Spires/Malette (C) def. Freedman/Farnum, 8-1; Dustin/Fune (C) def. K. Allen/Hodosi, 8-3; M. Allen/Leah Sears (P) def. K. Womack/H. Womack, 8-3.
Records: Pinkerton 7-3; Concord 5-6.