LHS boys' soccer wins 7th in a row

The Laconia High School boys' soccer team extended its winning streak to seven after defeating Winnisquam 5-2 on Thursday. Jake Sykes scored twice in the first half for the Sachems, assisted by Aidan Dean each time. James Salta also scored for Laconia. Winnisquam's Nick Welch, unassisted, put his team on the board for a 3-1 score at half time. Jake Sykes switched from scorer to assist specialist in the second half, feeding Andrew Sykes and Dean for Laconia's final two goals. Welch, unassisted again, scored for Winnisquam to close the game. Laconia keeper Panthavy Pradachith made seven saves in the game, while Winnisquam's Mike Buxton stopped 14.

Laconia's record improved to 10-3. The Sachems are scheduled to face the Golden Eagles of Gilford on Wednesday.