LHS athletic round-up: football team in must-win situation

The Laconia High School football team (2-4) was shutout 37-0 on Saturday in Plymouth. Laconia only managed 115 yards of offense as the Bobcats (6-0) remained undefeated on the season. The Bobcats, led by senior quarterback Colin Sullivan and Jared Kuehl, controlled the tempo from the opening whistle. Kuehl had two scores, one receiving and the other on the ground, while Sullivan threw for two and ran for another.

Laconia will host Lebanon (2-4) tonight at Bank of New Hampshire Stadium. The Sachems are in a must win situation if they want to keep their hopes alive of playing in NHIAA's Division II playoff tournament.

Boys' Soccer

The soccer team improved to 10-4 this week after splitting a pair of games in Division III play. The win came when Laconia traveled to Tilton to take on Winnisquam (2-10-1). The Sachems extended the winning streak to seven with a 5-2 win. Laconia could not continue their winning ways in Gilford (10-2-1) on Wednesday afternoon when they fell 5-1.

The boys are away on Tuesday when they travel to Belmont (6-6-1).

Girls' Soccer

The girls' team battled to a scoreless tie last Thursday when they hosted Division III powerhouse Belmont (11-2-1). The Sachems would continue the scoring drought losing 1-0 to Kingswood on Tuesday as the Knights notched their first win of the season to improve to 1-12.

The Sachems host Inter-Lakes (9-4) today at Robbie Mills Field. Laconia will try to avenge the 1-0 loss to the Knights when Kingswood comes to town on Tuesday.

Field Hockey

The Sachems went 1-1 on the week to improve to 8-5 on the season. The week started Friday night when they hosted undefeated Gilford (11-0-2), where the girls fell 2-1. On Tuesday the Sachems traveled to Bethlehem where they would shutout Profile School (1-12) 2-0.

The Sachems finished the regular season last night hosting 6-7 Somersworth.


The Laconia girls volleyball team split a pair of games this past week ending the week with a 4-7 record. On Friday the Sachems swept 2-10 Fall Mountain 3-0. On Tuesday the girls traveled to Hanover (9-3) only to return home with a 3-0 loss.

This week the girls play host to 10-2 Gilford on Tuesday night and travel to Conway to take on Kennett (1-12) Wednesday.