Sachems knocked out of baseball playoffs by Conant

MANCHESTER — Laconia's bid for a state high school baseball championship ended in the semi-final round of the NHIAA Division III tourney last night at Southern N.H. University, where the Sachems were beaten 5-3 by Conant (Jaffrey).
Laconia, the tourney's top seed, finished a stellar campaign with a 17-2 record.
The Orioles entered the tournament as the 5th seed and will not play Somersworth for the title on Saturday at NE Delta Dental Stadium, home of the Fisher Cats.