High schools: Bow girls win 5th straight hoops contest, Tuesday’s basketball and Alpine results

Bow’s Juliette Tarsa takes a shot during a game against Timberlane at Bow High School on Tuesday. Tarsa scored 25 points to lead the Falcons to their fifth straight victory, 47-22.

Bow’s Juliette Tarsa takes a shot during a game against Timberlane at Bow High School on Tuesday. Tarsa scored 25 points to lead the Falcons to their fifth straight victory, 47-22. CHIP GRIFFIN / Photos By Chip

Published: 01-23-2024 11:26 PM

Girls’ Basketball

Bow 47, Timberlane 22

Key players: Bow – Juliette Tarsa (25 points), Ella Trefethen (11 points), Bry Szepan (4 points), Kate Labrecque (4 points)

Highlights:  The Falcons won their fifth straight game on Tuesday night.

Records: Bow 7-2; Timberlane 4-6

Concord Christian 61, Merrimack Valley 34

Key players: Concord Christian – Lilli Carlile (23 points), Emma Smith (18 points), Kate Smith (8 points), Kayden Rioux (8 points), Taylor Rioux (4 points);MV – Kayla Smith (13 points)

Highlights: Concord Christian had a very strong first half defensively, lead 15-3 after the first quarter and 30-13 at halftime.

Coach’s quote: “Concord Christian can beat you in many ways and it showed tonight. We got it to 10 (points) in the third, but they keep coming at you. Proud of the way we played, but need to continue to improve.” – MV’s Bob McNutt

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Records: Concord Christian 9-0; MV 5-5

Coe-Brown 54, ConVal 21

Key players: Coe-Brown – Kalina Kasprzak (13 points), Hannah Meehan (11 points), Zoey Smith (10 points)

Highlights: The Bears’ full court press allowed them to go up 14-1 at the end of the first quarter and Coe-Brown never looked back.

Coach’s quote: “Nice to get a couple wins. Need to keep improving and get confident as a team.” – Coe-Brown’s Joe Vachon

Records: Coe-Brown 4-5; ConVal 0-8

John Stark 59, Pelham 42

Key players: John Stark – Eleanor Girardet (18 points, 19 rebounds, 5 blocks), Avery Geaumont (15 points), Abby Duclos (10 points, 8 rebounds)

Highlights: The Generals led 33-15 at halftime and maintained the lead in the second half thanks to a balanced scoring effort.

Coach’s quote: “The last three games we have come out really strong and it’s great to see getting into the thick of our schedule.” – John Stark’s Tiffany Lewis

Records: John Stark 7-3; Pelham 5-4

Gilford 55, Kearsarge 53

Key players: Gilford – Olivia Keenan (17 points), Millie Caldon (12 points), Ryan Guyer (10 points), Megan Hughes (10 points); Kearsarge – Tessa Marinello (28 points), Ava Shapiro (12 points)

Highlights: Down 53-52 with under 10 seconds to go, Hughes hit a 3 to give the Eagles the victory.

Records: Gilford 7-4; Kearsarge 7-4

Boys’ Basketball

Pelham 78, John Stark 45

Key players: Pelham – Dom Herrling (19 points), Zach James (15 points); John Stark – Hayden Pond (16 points, 3 steals), Logan Montgomery (7 points), Aiden Harris (6 points, 6 rebounds)

Highlights: The defending champion Pythons raced out to a big lead at halftime, 25-9, and the Generals couldn’t close the gap in the second half.

Coach’s quote: “We were just outmatched tonight, give all the credit to Pelham, but I was really impressed with how we came out in the third quarter. That took a lot of character and I hope that carries with us these next two weeks.” – John Stark’s Mike Smith

Records: Pelham 8-1; John Stark 3-7

Boys’ Alpine Skiing

Hanover 784, Bow 721, ConVal 711, Goffstown 671, Windham 665, Souhegan 386

Key players: Bow – Collin Atwell (186 points), Aaron Barrieau (182 points), Oliver Weiss (181 points), Ian Soucy (172 points)  

Highlights: The Falcons finished second to the defending champion Bears in a six-team giant slalom and slalom race at Mount Sunapee on Tuesday.

Girls’ Alpine Skiing

Hanover 774, Souhegan 746, Bow 727, ConVal 699, Goffstown 585, Windham 485

Key players: Bow – Sierra Scull (185 points), Ava Gadbois (183 points), Sophia Coombs (182 points), Vivian Madden (177 points)

Highlights:  The Falcons finished in the middle of the pack in a six-team meet at Mount Sunapee on Tuesday. Both slalom and giant slalom races were contested.