High schools: Coe-Brown boys, Kearsarge girls win big indoor track meet, plus Saturday’s hockey results

Coe-Brown’s Cameron Lee (second from left) clears a hurdle on his way to the win in the 55-meter hurdles on Saturday at Plymouth State. Lee won the hurdles in 8.69 seconds and also scored in the 300 meters to help lead Coe-Brown to the team victory in a 20-team meet.

Coe-Brown’s Cameron Lee (second from left) clears a hurdle on his way to the win in the 55-meter hurdles on Saturday at Plymouth State. Lee won the hurdles in 8.69 seconds and also scored in the 300 meters to help lead Coe-Brown to the team victory in a 20-team meet. JAY SMITH / NHXCTF

Kearsarge’s Molly Ellison (1) and Merrimack Valley’s Madison Geddes (3) race in the 1,000 meters on Saturday at Plymouth State. Ellison went on to win in 3 minutes, 11 seconds, to help lead Kearsarge to the victory in the 17-team meet.

Kearsarge’s Molly Ellison (1) and Merrimack Valley’s Madison Geddes (3) race in the 1,000 meters on Saturday at Plymouth State. Ellison went on to win in 3 minutes, 11 seconds, to help lead Kearsarge to the victory in the 17-team meet. JAY SMITH / NHXCTF

Published: 01-14-2024 7:53 AM

Boys’ Indoor Track

Coe-Brown 1st, John Stark tied 2nd, Merrimack Valley 6th, Belmont tied 7th, Kearsarge 10th, Pembroke tied 14th

Key players: Coe-Brown – Cameron Lee (1st 55 hurdles in 8.69 seconds, 6th 300), Elias Warner (1st shot put at 47-8), Jamie Lano (1st 3,000 in 8:42), Thomas Small (3rd shot put), Sanjith Nomula (3rd 3,000), Luc Kerouac (4th 3,000), Max Lemay (4th 1,500), Landon Graveline (6th 3,000), Bryce Sartin (6th long jump), 4x400 (1st in 3:43), 4x200 (3rd); John Stark – Eli Lemire (1st 1,000 in 2:44), Sam Kinsey-Turner (1st high jump at 6-0), Logan Montgomery (2nd 600, 4th 55 dash), Rio Calle (2nd long jump, 4th high jump), Joel Douzanis (2nd shot put), Alex Keirstead (4th 600), 4x400 (2nd); MV – Mychal Reynolds (1st 600 in 1:28, 4th 55 hurdles), Ben Geoffrey (5th 1,000), Nathan Bain (6th 1,500), Abhiman Karki (6th shot put), 4x400 (5th); Belmont – Damien Sanborn (2nd 55 dash, 2nd 300), David Tripp (5th 55 hurdles), 4x200 (6th); Kearsarge – Daniel Dalbec (1st 1,500 in 4:17); Pembroke – Zachery Heichlinger (5th shot put), Gavin Currier (6th high jump)

Highlights: The Bears won four of 12 events to finish first out of 20 teams in Saturday’s meet at Plymouth State. Coe-Brown scored 69 points, narrowly ahead of John Stark and Hollis-Brookline, who tied for runner-up with 64 each. Londonderry (38), Sanborn (23), MV (20), Belmont (19) and Plymouth (19) rounded out the top eight team scores. Kearsarge (10) and Pembroke (3) were the other local team scores. 

Girls’ Indoor Track

Kearsarge 1st, Belmont 2nd, Coe-Brown 8th, John Stark 9th, Merrimack Valley tied 12th, Pembroke 14th

Key players: Kearsarge – Molly Ellison (1st 1,000 in 3:11), Maelle Jacques (1st 1,500 in 5:26, 1st high jump at 5-0), Amelia Lefebvre (2nd high jump), Gabrielle Lamb (2nd shot put), Juliet Faria (4th 55 dash), 4x400 (2nd); Belmont – Ava Lacasse (1st 55 dash in 7.74 seconds, 2nd 300), Hannah Young (3rd 55 dash, 6th long jump), Adeline Takantjas (3rd 55 hurdles, 5th 300), Jaelyn Nialetz (3rd 600), Ava Tonkin (6th shot put), 4x200 (1st in 2:00); Coe-Brown – Bristol Shirland (2nd 55 hurdles), Paige Murdough (2nd 3,000), Maggie Escabi (2nd long jump), Shannon Ross (5th long jump), Tessa Kouchoukos (6th 300), 4x200 (5th), 4x400 (6th); John Stark – Kayla Barriere (4th 1,000), Anna Chasse (5th 1,000), Rylee Barnard (6th 1,000), 4x400 (4th); MV – Sydney Spack (5th 600), 4x400 (5th); Pembroke – Alexis Brown (5th 55 hurdles), Jasmine Blake (6th high jump)

Highlights:  Kearsarge topped a 17-team field with 58 points in a 17-team meet at Plymouth State on Saturday. Belmont (50) and  Londonderry (44) finished second and third. Coe-Brown (30), John Stark (11), MV (4) and Pembroke (3) rounded out the local scores. 

Boys’ Hockey

Concord 1, Bishop Guertin 1

Key players: Concord – Chad Lariviere (g0al), AJ Dow, Tyler Fennelly (assist), Alex Pelletier, Luukas Meyer

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Highlights: The Crimson Tide and Cardinals traded goals in the second period, and nobody else could find the back of the net for the rest of the game.

Coach’s quote: “It was a hard fought game. We played hard and are happy with our effort.” – Concord’s Duncan Walsh

Records: Concord 5-0-1; Bishop Guertin 4-2-1

Bow 5, Pinkerton 2

Key players: Bow – Brodie O’Neil (2 goals), Billy Smethurst (goal), Aidan Labrecque (goal), Landon Wescott (goal), Mason Marquis (18 saves)

Highlights:  After a scoreless first period Bow went up 2-0 in the second.

Records: Bow 5-2-0; Pinkerton 4-3-0

Girls’ Hockey

Concord 3, Bishop Brady-Trinity-Londonderry 2

Key players: Concord – Ayva Walsh (game-winning goal), Callie Fortin (2 goals)

Highlights: Walsh scored the game-winning goal off her shot from the point.

Coach’s quote: “We’ve had a couple of one-goal games that haven’t gone our way this season, so it’s great to see the team come together and get a win in a close game like this. I’m proud of the effort we put in, it will give us some confidence going forward.” – Concord’s Kate Billings

Records: Concord 2-3; BTL 2-5