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Gilford girls inching toward .500

GILFORD — The Gilford girls tennis team fended off Prospect Mountain on Thursday, 5-4

Earning wins in singles matches for Gilford were top-seeded Sarah Fillion, followed by Regan McIntire, Olivia Salesky and Hannah Lord. Gilford's doubles team of Fillion and McIntire sealed the win for the Golden Eagles.

Gilford Coach Hermann Defregger said, "Great match up between two young teams. We played four matches this week with no chance to practice. Came away with two wins and two losses."

Gilford, now 3 and 4, will have the chance to even its record on May 1 when the team hosts Moultonborough.

Berlin's Valliere dominant against Inter-Lakes

BERLIN — Shaeleigh Valliere could have single-handedly beat Inter-Lakes on Thursday night, pitching a no-hitter to shut out the visitors and knocking a ball over the outfield fence for good measure. The Mountaineers won, 16-0.

Inter-Lakes Coach Harry Blood said, "We stuck with Berlin until the 5th when they scored 7 runs... too much for an inexperienced and short-handed team to handle."

Inter-Lakes will try for its first win of the season on May 1, when the team hosts Gilford.

Winnisquam rally falls short

TILTON — The Winnisquam baseball team nearly stole its second win of the season on Thursday, but Raymond was able to hold on for a 7-6 victory. The game hinged on a five-run fourth inning for Raymond.

Belmont's offense was led by Brendon Vaughn, who went 3 for 5 with two runs; and Mikey Lowrey, who reached base four times, hit a double and drove in two runs.

"I like the way we battled back. We gave ourselves a chance to win the game and that's all any coach could ask for," said Winnisquam Coach Frank Caruso. Winnisquam is scheduled to visit Conant on Monday.

Gilford boys get sixth tennis win

GILFORD — The Gilford High School boys tennis team remained undefeated after its sixth win on Thursday, a 9-0 decision against Prospect Mountain.

Gilford's singles matches were played by Grant Workman, Christian Workman, Tyler Hanf, Connor Craigie, Kyle Davies and Alden Blais. Doubles matches were played bye Workman and Craigie, Donny Searle and Brendan Bergman, and Ethan Warren and Colton Workman.

Gilford is scheduled to play next at Moultonborough on May 1.