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LMS boys still perfect after 14

The Sachems started off their week with a road game at Kingswood. Kingswood's height had Coach Roy concerned, but center Logan Bell quickly put those concerns to rest. He was able to drop 17 points, grab 7 boards, and dish off a season high 5 assists. Forward Drew Muzzey chipped in 7 pts, as did small forward Riley Roy (a season high for him). Noah Cruz added 6 points and led the defensive charge with 5 steals. Bell, Ryan Paiva, and Christian Gaspa each had 3 steals to help keep the Kingswood team at bay. When the smoke cleared, Laconia had its 12th victory of the season, 60-37.

Laconia next played host to Winnisquam. Despite a sluggish start, the young Sachems were able to pound out a 44-17 victory. Muzzey spearheaded the offense with 8 points. The rest of the scoring was balanced as Roy, Paiva and Bell chipped in 7 apiece while Jack Maher added 6. Paiva and Bell had a big afternoon on the boards with 9 and 7 rebounds respectively. The defense was solid once again. Bell had 4 steals while Gaspa and shooting guard Parker Minor picked off 3 each from the Bear's offense.

The Sachems finished off the week playing host to Inter-Lakes. The big men took over in this one as Paiva led all scorers with 14 pts and 8 boards. Bell had 11 and 9, Muzzey 11 and 3, and Ryan McCrea had 12 and 4. The bigs even played a little defense as Muzzey and Bell had 3 steals each and McCrea and Noah Cruz had a pair of steals apiece. As the week ended, the Sachems found themselves on the good side of the 67-34 victory and a nice 14-0 record going into the final week of the season.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014 09:32

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Lakes Region Youth Hockey Squirt team wins cup at Marlborough Tournament

Last weekend, Lakes Region Youth Hockey's Allan Gilbert Builders Squirt One team won the Challenge Cup at the Marlborough Tournament.

Friday morning was the beginning of the 5 game battle, taking on the Brewster Bulldogs for a 8-1 win. The following game that very day was against a tough team from Nantucket that fought the Lakers to a 0-0 tie after two periods. The Lakers finally broke through in the third period on the way to a 4-0 win.

After a very long rest on Saturday, the Lakers competed in a 6 p.m. game against Duxbury, Mass. The Lakers came out with an impressive 8-0 victory and with it the first seed going in the semi-finals early morning on Sunday.

Sunday morning, the Dover Stars were no match for the Lakers. The Lakers took the 9-1 win.

In front of a an excited crowd, the Lakers faced off in the championship game against the 3rd seed Wesley, Mass. From the drop of the puck, the game was a well fought battle between two great teams. The Lakers were able to pull off the win 3-2.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014 09:21

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GHS girls earn win over Farmington

Gilford overcame a sluggish first half to run its record to 8-4 with a 50-27 win over Farmington. The Eagles, playing their first game after an eight day layoff, had trouble converting in the first quarter and took a slim 5-3 lead after one. They pushed the lead to 19-14 at the half. The second half was all Gilford as they outscored the Tigers 31-13. For Gilford Jordan Dean led all scorers with 14 points,7 rebounds and 5 steals. Maddie Harris added a double double on the night with 13 points to go along with a team high 14 rebounds and 4 blocked shots. Cassidy Bartlett added 7 points followed by Kayla Orton and Kelsey Buckley who both contributed with 6 apiece. Brid Fillion and Julia Harris both scored 2 points to round out the scoring.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014 09:14

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BHS's Boles is State Champ X 2

Belmont High School's Joseph Boles, the 2013 NH 1000m state indoor track champion, successfully moved up to the 1500m distance and won his second state championship in two years. His time of 4:17.97 was a new school record. Seeded fifth entering the race, Boles utilized perfect tactics in kicking past his opponents with 250m remaining in the race to give him the victory.

Bruce Zimmer placed 5th in the shot put, with a throw of 43' 3.5" Seeded 5th entering the competition, his consistency in the preliminary and final rounds ensured his state medalist position.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014 09:12

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