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Gilford tennis blanks Conant for 10th win

The Gilford High School boys' tennis team raised improved to 10-0 with a 9-0 win over Conant last Thursday. Gilford swept singles, led by Andrew Caulfield, Bryce Workman, Grant Workman, Keaton Quigley, Nolan Dwyer, and Brad Bergman. They also swept doubles: Alden Blais/Christian Workman, Christian Ayer/Tyler Hanf, and Ethan Drew/Connor Craigie. The Eagles host Moultonborough on Monday and Kingswood on Wednesday; both matches start at 4 p.m.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 08:22

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Round-up: Grand slam makes the difference for LHS baseball

Laconia baseball's offense was running on all cylinders last weekend, topping Gilford, 11-7 on Thursday afternoon. A day later the Sachems remained unbeaten (7-0), rolling past White Mountains 7-3. Noah Chertok led the offense with a grand slam and five RBI Thursday and Andrew Salta drove in three runs on on three hits and scored twice. Laconia traveled to Gilford yesterday and will head to Inter-Lakes tomorrow.

Gilford looked to rebound after the Laconia loss yesterday as they hosted the Sachems. The Golden Eagles (4-2) host Belmont today and Farmington tomorrow, and head to Raymond on Thursday to close out four games in four days.

Inter-Lakes picked up a pair of wins against Mascoma Valley Saturday, topping the Royals, 12-1 and 7-4. The Lakers (4-4) looked to top the .500 mark against Belmont yesterday before hosting Laconia tomorrow.

Belmont had their five game win-streak come to an end with a 7-5 loss to Bow. Joe Levesque had four hits and scored a pair in the loss. The Red Raiders hosted Inter-Lakes yesterday before heading to Gilford today and Newfound tomorrow.

Winnisquam has strung together three wins in a row after dropping the first four of the season. The Bears' recent win came against Newfound in a 13-0 rout. Mike Lowrey pitched a complete game shutout with eight strikeouts. Winnisquam (3-4) welcomed Prospect Mountain today and hosts Franklin tomorrow.

Prospect Mountain topped Pelham, 13-0 on Thursday. The Timberwolves (7-2) traveled to Winnisquam yesterday and host Somersworth tomorrow.

Softball

Prospect Mountain rebounded after their first loss of the season with a 5-2 win over Pelham. The Timberwolves (7-1), one of six teams with only one loss on the season, visited Winnisquam yesterday and host Somersworth tomorrow.

Belmont is included in the one loss club with a 5-1 record on the season. The Red Raiders hosted Inter-Lakes yesterday and visit Gilford today and Newfound tomorrow.

Gilford has won three in a row after dropping the first four of the season. The Golden Eagles (3-4) looked to continue their winning ways against Laconia yesterday and Belmont today.

Laconia fell to White Mountains, 13-0, for their fourth loss in a row. The Sachems (3-5) headed to Gilford yesterday and visit Inter-Lakes tomorrow.

Winnisquam bested Newfound 15-3 Friday afternoon. The Bears (3-4) welcomed Prospect Mountain yesterday and host Franklin tomorrow.
Inter-Lakes picked up their first two wins of the season in a sweep of Mascoma Valley. The Lakers (2-6) won 11-7 and 15-1 in the twin bill. Laconia visited Belmont yesterday and host Laconia tomorrow.

Girls' lacrosse

Laconia squeaked by St. Thomas Aquinas, 16-15 Friday. The Sachems are in second place in the DIII standings at 6-1. The team hosted Pelham yesterday and welcomes Bow tomorrow.

Gilford was 4-2 heading into yesterday's match against Plymouth. The Golden Eagles host Belmont today and Kearsarge Thursday.

Belmont was looking for their first win of the season against St. Thomas Aquinas yesterday. the 0-8 Red Raiders also head to Gilford and Plymouth this week.

Boys' lacrosse

Laconia improved to 6-2 with a 7-4 win over Gilford. The Sachems traveled to Manchester West yesterday and host ConVal today.

Gilford fell to 1-5 after the Sachems loss. The Golden Eagles host Hopkinton today.

Boys' tennis

Gilford remains atop the DIII standings after a pair of 9-0 victories over White Mountains and Conant. The Golden Eagles (10-0) welcomed Moultonborough yesterday.

Prospect Mountain picked up a 5-4 win against Kearsarge Friday. The Timberwolves (6-4) visited Inter-lakes yesterday.

Inter-Lakes (5-5) began a three game home-stand yesterday against Prospect Mountain. The Lakers also host Bow Thursday.

Girls' tennis

Prospect Mountain has won five straight on the road to improve to 7-2. The Timberwolves returned home yesterday to host Inter-Lakes.

Inter-Lakes was 4-5 headed into the match at Prospect Mountain yesterday. The Lakers also travel to Bow Thursday this week.

The Golden Eagles fell to 5-4 after a 9-0 Conant loss. The Golden Eagles visited Moultonborough yesterday and head to Kingswood tomorrow.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 08:21

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Adult co-ed softball league forming in Moultonborough

MOULTONBOROUGH — An organizational meeting for the adult co-ed slow-pitch softball league in Moultonborough will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20 at the Moultonborough Recreation Department. Team managers are invited to attend. Rules and expectations will be discussed. The deadline for team registrations is 5 p.m. on May 29. For more information on the league, contact Dan Sturgeon at the Rec. Dept. at 476-8868.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:31

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GIlford softball tops Newfound for second win in a row

Gilford won their second game in a row by beating Newfound 11-5 on Wednesday. Gilford scored in each of the seven innings and pounded out 10 hits. The Golden Eagle bats are coming alive with 15 hits yesterday against Inter-Lakes and 10 hits today against Newfound combining for 25 hits over the past 2 days. Caitlin Houston (1 RBI, 3 runs scored), Brooke Beaudet (1 double, 1 RBI, 3 runs scored) and Jillian Lachapelle (1 double, 1 RBI, 1 run scored) each had 2 hits apiece and Jordan Dean (1 triple, 1 RBI, 1 run scored), Sarah Lachapelle (1 double, 1 run scored), Maddie Harris (1 run scored) and Shannon Mercer (1 run scored) had one hit apiece.

Sarah Lachapelle was the winning pitcher recording 6 strikeouts and giving up 9 hits and 2 walks.

Gilford scored 2 runs in the 1st inning highlighted by back to back doubles from their two freshmen Brooke Beaudet and Jillian Lachapelle. Gilford scored one in the 2nd when Maddie Harris led off with a single, stole 2nd and scored on a Caitlin Houston fielder's choice. Gilford scored one more run in each of the 3rd and 4th innings and scored three in the 5th inning on 3 hits: a double by Sarah Lachapelle, and singles by Shannon Mercer and Caitlin Houston as well as taking advantage of 2 errors and 1 pass ball. Gilford scored one more run in the 6th inning when Jordan Dean led off with a triple and scored on an Emily Theberge sacrifice fly. Gilford finished the final frame by scoring 2 more times. Cailtin Houston singled and scored on an error and Brooke Beaudet walked and scored on an error.

Gilford travels to Laconia tomorrow.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:29

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