Belmont controlled the field for most of the first half, scoring the first two goals of the game. Hollis-Brookline was able to chip away at the lead but Belmont stayed on top. Belmont held a slim 4-3 lead heading into the halftime break.
Hollis-Brookline tied the game at 4 early in the second half, then Belmont took control. Taylor Becker's outstanding netminding thwarted all attempts by the visitors to take control of the game and the offense provided the firepower to outscore the visitors 5-3 throughout the remainder of the game to come away with a 9-7 win and improve their record to 5-0-1 on the season.
Becker's seven saves combined with three goals and an assist by Allivia Burbank, two goals each by Katherine Jeas and Emily Ennis, single tallies by Kaitlyn Berry and Anna Scott and an assist by Jen Hamilton kept the Lady Red Raiders undefeated.
Belmont hosted Monday and then faces Pinkerton Academy at 5 p.m. today at Belmont High School.
Last Updated on Monday, 06 May 2013 10:50
The team has a busy week as they host Kingswood Monday, travel to Bow Tuesday, host Inter-Lakes Wednesday, and entertain White Mountain Thursday. All matches start at 4 p.m. except Thursday's match versus White Mountain which starts at 3:15 p.m.
Last Updated on Monday, 06 May 2013 10:47
Scoring for Gilford in singles play were: Cheralynn Corsack, Charleyne Panner, Lindsey Corsack and Abby Lines .
The doubles teams of Cheralynne Corsack/Panner, Lindsey Corsack/Emily Hanf, and Lines/Sisi Remick were also victorious.
Last Updated on Monday, 06 May 2013 10:45
Sydney Strout came out pitching on fire by striking out 8 of the first 9 batters she faced. Strout finished with 13 strikeouts, gave up 4 hits and no walks. Strout pitched 3 games last week for Gilford and combined for an amazing 45 strikeouts.
Friday it took until the 4th inning until Prospect Mountaon could make contact when they scored 2 runs on 2 hits. Gilford exploded for 6 runs in the 3rd inning on 4 hits, one bunt and one walk.
Hannah Chase led the inning off with a single followed by Mollie Dignan who got on with a bunt. Lisa Osborne hit a two run single to score Chase and Dignan to give Gilford a 2-0 lead. Osborne scored on a Paige Laliberte fielder's choice followed by Kelsey Buckley who walked and scored on a Caitlin Houston single making the score 4-0. Sarah Lachapelle upped the score to 6-0 when she hit a two run single scoring Laliberte and Houston. The Gilford defense was solid behind Strout committing no errors.
Gilford offense was led by Sydney Strout 2 hits (1 double), and singles by Mollie Dignan, Lisa Osborne (2 RBIs), Caitlin Houston (2 RBIs), Sarah Lachapelle (2 RBIs), Mikaela Mattice, Hannah Chase
Gilford played at home against Inter-Lakes on Monday.
Last Updated on Monday, 06 May 2013 10:30
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