High schools: MV track piles up wins in quad meet, plus more results from Tuesday

Published: 05-01-2024 1:04 AM

Girls’ Track

Merrimack Valley 94, Kennett 88, White Mountains 30, Kingswood 28

Key players: MV – Elizabeth Barrington (1st shot put, 1st triple jump, 1st high jump), Tessa Lynch (1st long jump, 3rd 100 hurdles, 5th javelin), Madison Geddes (1st 1,600), Lily Moser (1st 300 hurdles), Nicole Geoffrion (1st discus), Hannah Barrington (2nd long jump, 2nd triple jump, 2nd high jump, 4th 400), Abby Ciarametaro (2nd discus, 3rd shot put), Kendra Davidson (2nd 3,200), Trinity Delaney (2nd 100 hurdles), Sydney Spack (3rd 400), 4x400 (1st), 4x100 (3rd)

Highlights: Elizabeth Barrington won three events and MV won all but one of the field events as the Pride won a four-team meet at Kennett.

Souhegan 82, John Stark 63, ConVal 52, Manchester West 29

Key players: John Stark – Rebecca Mussey (1st discus, 2nd javelin), Ayris Beliveau (1st 300 hurdles, 2nd 100 hurdles, 3rd 200), Izabel Korbet (2nd 400, 5th 100 hurdles), Rachel Berube (2nd 1,600), Jenna Sinclaird (3rd javelin, 4th high jump), McKenna Whittier (3rd discus, 5th javelin), Evelyn Tagliaferro (3rd 400), 4x400 (2nd), 4x100 (3rd)

Highlights: The Generals finished second in a quad meet at Souhegan thanks to strong performances in the hurdles and field events.

Newfound 144, Belmont 138, Raymond 64, Campbell 60, Inter-Lakes 53

Key players: Belmont – Ava Lacasse (1st 100, 1st long jump), Adeline Takantjas (1st triple jump, 2nd 300 hurdles), Jaelyn Nialetz (1st 400, 3rd 200, 5th triple jump), Aspen Fillebrown (1st 100 hurdles, 3rd 300 hurdles, 4th long jump), Talia Watson (2nd 200, 3rd 100), Emilie Defrancesco (2nd 800), Rebekah Edgren (3rd 800), Eleni Papadopoulos (4th 800), Cate McDonald (4th 100), 4x400 (1st), 4x100 (2nd)

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Highlights: The Raiders won six of 16 events to finish second in a five-team meet hosted by Inter-Lakes.

Boys’ Track

Kennett 87, Merrimack Valley 72, Kingswood 50, White Mtns. 33

Key players: MV – Nicolas Oglesby (1st long jump, 2nd high jump), Aiden Paquette (1st triple jump, 2nd shot put, 3rd discus), Abhiman Karki (1st discus, 3rd javelin, 4th shot put), Mychal Reynolds (1st  800), Davian Loiselle (2nd javelin, 3rd 400), Ben Geoffrey (2nd 1,600), Ben Newton (3rd 1,600), Cameron Moore Jahn (3rd 300 hurdles, 4th 110 hurdles, 4th 200), Tony Wang (4th shot put), 4x100 (3rd), 4x400 (3rd)

Highlights: The Pride scored well in the field events to finish second in a quad meet at Kennett.

Souhegan 86, ConVal 84, John Stark 71, Manchester West 20

Key players: John Stark – Rio Calle (1st 200, 1st long jump), Joel Douzanis (1st shot put, 2nd triple jump), Logan Montgomery (1st high jump, 2nd 200), Cedar Beaupre (1st 400), Eli Lemire (2nd 800, 3rd 1,600), Alex Descoteau (3rd discus), Alex Keirstead (3rd 800), Owen Dion (3rd javelin, 5th discus), 4x400 (1st), 4x100 (3rd)

Highlights: The Generals won six of 17 events, but finished third overall in a competitive quad meet at Souhegan.

Belmont 130, Newfound 105, Inter-Lakes 99, Raymond 78, Campbell 36

Key players: Belmont – David Tripp (1st 110 hurdles, 1st 300 hurdles), Brady Filteau (1st discus, 3rd shot put), Devlin Gamache (1st high jump), Colby Vetter (2nd 200), Cullen Decato (2nd 110 hurdles), Nathan Allard (2nd long jump, 4th triple jump), Sam Slayton (2nd triple jump), Tyler Flanagan (3rd triple jump), Damien Sanborn (4th 400), Derik Matthews (4th 100, 6th 200), Ethan Rivera (4th shot put), 4x100 (1st), 4x400 (2nd)

Highlights: A balanced effort led the Raiders to victory in a five-team meet hosted by Inter-Lakes.

Boys’ Lacrosse

Kingswood 14, Hillsboro-Deering/John Stark 1

Key players: HDJS – Miller Twombly (goal), Logan Luciano (assist), Noah Carter (17 saves)

Coach’s quote: “We show a lot of heart each game and never quit. The scoreboard might not show it yet, but the coaches all see the improvement we are making game to game. If we keep that up, wins will come as a result.” – HDJS’s Howie Roever

Records: Kingswood 3-3; HDJS 0-5

Girls’ Lacrosse

Derryfield 19, Kearsarge 4

Key players: Kearsarge – Ociee Ilg (goal, 2 assists), Addy Rossi (2 goals), Nadia Spiegel (goal), Tori Wooten (defense), Stella Syvertson (8 saves)

Coach’s quote: “Ground balls and passing on the move are critical fundamental skills in lacrosse. Too many turnovers is never a good thing. Our student-athletes will work hard to improve transitions and find the back of the net more often later this week.” – Kearsarge’s Katherine Bucklin Stearns

Records: Derryfield 4-2; Kearsarge 1-4

Boys’ Tennis

Coe-Brown 7, Milford 2

Key players: Coe-Brown – James Larson-Clarke (8-2 win at No. 1), Ciaran Kenyon (8-4 win at No. 2), Landon Beattie (8-2 win at No. 3), Max Heigis (8-4 win at No. 4), Luke Melanson (8-3 win at No. 5) 

Highlights: The Bears snapped a three-match losing streak with a win over the Spartans.

Records: Coe-Brown 2-4; Milford 1-5

Girls’ Tennis

Bow 7, Keene 2

Key players: Bow – Jaden Glace (8-2 win at No. 2), Katie McCabe (8-3 win at No. 3), Maddie Desrosiers (8-4 win at No. 4), Makaylie Laws (8-1 win at No. 5), Lilly Gula (8-5 win at No. 6), McCabe/Gula (8-1 doubles win), Desrosiers/Laws (8-2 doubles win)

Highlights:  The Falcons dropped matches for the first time this season, but still came away with a solid victory against the Blackbirds. Desrosiers and McCabe rallied from deficits to win their singles matches.

Coach’s quote: “A couple of players faced some adversity and settled down and came back for wins. A good win for us over a probable tourney team.” – Bow’s Steve Langevin

Records: Bow 5-0; Keene 3-2