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Laconia Middle boys down Kennett

The Laconia Middle School boys' A team headed into the holiday break with a victory over the boys from Kennett. Looking to rebound from a tough loss to Belmont, Laconia came out and applied a stingy fullcourt press. Ryan Paiva and Ryan Chaisson combined for 11 steals while Jakob Steele and Ethan Sirles had 3 steals each. While Kennett was struggling to find its offense, the young Sachems seemed to be firing on all cylinders. Paiva led the charge with 16 points and 6 boards, Chaisson dropped 8 pts and Jacob Miner added 4 pts and 3 boards. The 46-28 victory was a great way to springboard into the Holiday Tournament. The tourney starts on the 26th with Winnisquam playing Kennett, Laconia squaring off against Belmont, and Merrimack Valley getting the bye.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 09:54

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LMS girls earn convincing win in North Conway

The Laconia Middle School girls' basketball team improved to 5-0 with a convincing 42-20 win over Kennett in North Conway last week. The entire squad played tremendous team basketball, with pressure defense and unselfish offensive play throughout the game. Amelia Clairmont led LMS with 20 points. The Lady Sachems are looking to win their Christmas Tourney over the holiday vacation beginning with an opening round game versus Bow on Friday the 26th at 4:30 at the LMS Gym. The tournament concludes on Monday the 29th and Tuesday the 30th.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 09:39

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I-LHS swimmers improve their timesInter-Lakes swimmers improve their times at 2 meets over weekend

Inter-Lakes swimmers showed a lot of improvement in competitions over the weekend. In the pool Friday night in Concord Alaina Duchin dropped 10.40 seconds off her 100 Freestyle time. Matthew Sundius dropped 1.75 seconds in the 100 Freestyle, breaking a minute to achieve a time of 59.85 and then dropping 2.68 in the 100 Breaststroke. Clara Bates dropped 4.49 seconds off her 100 Breaststroke and then back in the pool on Sunday in Laconia dropped 6.38 off her 200 IM time and took off 6.96 seconds in her 100 backstroke. Pauline reached a new personal best time in her 100 Freestyle dropping 2.45 seconds.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 09:38

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Round-up: Gilford girls, Winnisquam boys have yet to be defeated

Winnisquam remained unbeaten after a 79-60 victory over Inter-Lakes on Friday. Tucker Normand led the way with 21 points. The Bears hosted Winnisquam yesterday evening and will head to Franklin on Jan. 6.

Inter-Lakes fell to 1-3 after the Bears loss. The Lakers head to Newfound on Jan. 6.

Laconia needed overtime to improve to 1-1 in a win against Newfound, 61-57. The Sachems were led by Andre McNeil and his 19 points. The boys will host DII rival Plymouth on Jan. 6.

Belmont fell to Mascoma 44-36 on Friday. The Red Raiders were led by Trevor Hunt and his 19 points. "We played really hard all night and worked hard defensively and frustrated them," said head coach Jim Cilley in an email. Belmont visited Berlin last night before the holiday break. The Red Raiders return to the court against Gilford on Jan. 6.

Gilford got past Kearsarge 58-49 on Friday night. Zach Djabelarbi had 17 points and 11 rebounds in the win. The Golden Eagles are at Belmont on Jan. 6.

Prospect Mountain (0-3) fell to Sanborn 61-48. The TImberwolves host Campbell on Jan. 9.

Girls' basketball

The Gilford girls' basketball team remained perfect on Monday against Prospect Mountain in their final game before the holiday break. The 5-0 Golden Eagles defeated the Timberwolves 69-35, after winning against Kearsarge on Friday night 56-49. Gilford returns to the court on January 6th against Belmont.

Laconia (3-1) suffered their first defeat, 45-34 to Newfound. Cali Swormstedt had seven points on the evening. The Sachems head to DII rival Plymouth on Jan. 6th.

Belmont picked up a win against Mascoma Valley on Friday evening. The Red Raiders were led by Chayleigh Cadarette who had 19 points and 13 rebounds. Belmont visits Gilford on Jan. 6th.

Prospect Mountain lost to Gilford on Monday. The 2-3 Timberwolves turned back Sanborn 53-32 on Friday. Amelia Duane had 14 points in the victory. Prospect Mountain will head to Campbell on Jan. 9.

Winnisquam secured their first victory of the season over Inter-Lakes, 45-34. Madison Langan led the way 22 points and 18 rebounds. The 1-3 Bears visited 5-0 Newfound yesterday. The girls return to action against Franklin on Jan. 6.

Inter-Lakes fell to 0-4 after the loss to Winnisquam. The Lakers will look for their first win after the break on Jan. 6 against Newfound.

Boys' hockey

Belmont-Gilford skated past Con-Val, 11-1 on Saturday afternoon. Caleb Drouin led the charge with three goals and an assist in the victory. The Bulldogs head to Kennett next weekend for a holiday tournament. They will return to regular season play on Jan. 3 against Sanborn.

Laconia-Winnisquam slipped by Sanborn on Saturday evening 3-2. The 1-1 Wolfpack were led by Jack Decormier's two goals. The team will hit the ice again on Jan. 3 against Souhegan.

Moultonborough-Inter-Lakes fell to 1-1 after a loss 4-1 loss to Kennett. The Renegades host Kearsarge on Jan. 3.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 09:28

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