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Round-up: Batchelder leads LHS baseball to win in opener

Laconia baseball cruised to an 8-1 victory in their season opener against Belmont Thursday. Nate Batchelder pitched six innings giving up four hits and one run while striking out seven. The Sachems (1-0) are in the midst of three games in three days, beginning with a trip to Plymouth yesterday. The next two games are at home against Mascoma Valley today and Inter-Lakes tomorrow.

Belmont fell to Laconia, 8-1 on Thursday, but bounced back a day later in a 9-1 victory against Berlin. Joey Levesque tossed a complete game six hitter while giving up one run and striking out eight, The offense was led by Ryan Gelinas with a pair of hits and RBIs. Belmont hosted Winnisquam yesterday and heads to Bow this afternoon.

Winnisquam dropped their season opener to Campbell, 7-1, Friday. Tucker Normand drove in the lone run in the loss. The Bears (0-1) visited Belmont yesterday and head to Bishop Brady tomorrow.

Gilford shutout Franklin, 5-0, to open the season Wednesday afternoon. Zach Poisson tossed a complete game two hit shutout and compiled 11 strikeouts along the way. The Golden Eagles welcomed Inter-Lakes yesterday and head to Farmington tomorrow.

Inter-Lakes squeaked out an opening day 6-5 win over White Mountains. The Lakers visited Gilford yesterday before heading to Laconia tomorrow.

Prospect Mountain topped Newfound 11-4 Friday afternoon. Dillon Barnes led the offense with a pair of hits and RIBs for the victors. The Timberwolves (1-0) hosted Farmington yesterday and head to Somersworth tomorrow.


Prospect Mountain opened up the season with an 11-4 victory over Newfound. Breanna Burley struck out nine in a complete game outing. Burley helped her own cause at the plate going 2-5 with a home run. The Timberwolves (1-0) hosted Farmington yesterday and head to Somersworth tomorrow.

Inter-Lakes fell 17-2 White Mountains Friday afternoon. The Lakers (0-1) visited Gilford yesterday and head to Laconia tomorrow.

Winnisquam dropped the season opener 9-2 to Campbell. Erica Doubleday went 2-3 with an RBI at the plate in the loss. The Bears (0-1) traveled to Belmont yesterday and head to Bishop Brady tomorrow.

Belmont fell to Berlin, 6-1, to drop to 1-1 on the season. The Red Raiders hosted Winnisquam yesterday and head to Bow this afternoon.

Gilford fell to 0-2 after a 5-4 loss to Newport. Caitlin went 2-3 with a pair of runs scored in the loss. The Golden Eagles hosted Inter-Lakes yesterday and head to Farmington tomorrow.

Laconia dropped the season opener to Belmont, 9-2. The Sachems (0-1) visited Plymouth yesterday before hosting a pair of games against Mascoma Valley today and Inter-Lakes tomorrow.

Boys' tennis

Gilford rolled past Bow, 7-2, sweeping the singles matches in the win. The Golden Eagles (4-0) hosted Prospect Mountain yesterday.

Inter-Lakes evened their record at 2-2 after a 8-1 victory over Sanborn Friday. The Lakers traveled to Moultonborough yesterday and head to Berlin tomorrow.

Prospect Mountain picked up their third win in a row 7-2 against Pelham Friday. The TImberwolves (3-1) hosted Gilford yesterday and welcome White Mountains tomorrow.

Girls' tennis

Prospect Mountain picked up their second win of the season against Pelham, 5-0. The Timberwolves (2-1) head to Gilford today and White Mountains tomorrow to begin a six-game road stretch.

Gilford fell to 2-2 after a 8-1 loss to Bow. The Golden Eagles host Prospect Mountain this afternoon and head to Berlin Thursday.

Inter-Lakes fell to 2-2 after being blanked by Pelham, 9-0 Friday. The Lakers Host Berlin tomorrow.

Girls' Lacrosse

Gilford slipped past Plymouth, 10-7 in the season opener. Jesse McDonough netted four goals and an assist in the win. The Golden Eagles rolled past Coe-Brown, 12-1, in the second game of the season. Gilford (2-0) hosted Gilford yesterday and welcomes Hopkinton tomorrow.

Laconia is averaging 18 goals a game to begin the season. The Sachems rolled to a 19-4 victory over Belmont. Becca and Mackenzie Howe both finished with three goals each in the win. The Sachems (2-0) visited Gilford yesterday and travel to Derryfield on Wednesday in a semi-final rematch from last season.

Belmont fell to Laconia, 19-4, in the season opener. The Red Raiders host Plymouth Thursday.

Boys' Lacrosse

Laconia fell to 1-1 after a 8-4 loss to Trinity Friday. Brenden Mooney netted a pair of goals in the loss. The Sachems visit Plymouth today.

Gilford dropped to 0-2 with the 9-2 loss to Plymouth. The Golden Eagles visited Trinity yesterday and welcome Manchester West today.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015 07:12

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Gilford softball's 3rd baseman shines in season opener

Despite Gilford losing their home opener 10-2 to rival Franklin on Wednesday there were some bright moments for the young Golden Eagle squad. Third baseman and freshman Jillian Lachapelle went 2/4 at the plate, added 2 RBIs and a stolen base in her first varsity game. The Gilford defense tied a school record and recorded 3 double plays in the game. Jillian Lachapelle was involved in one of them. "Jillian had a great start to her high school career," said coach Joan Forge. Gilford had a total of 7 hits. Caitlin Houston 2 hits including a double, Jillian Lachapelle 2 hits (2 RBIS and 1 stolen base), Maddie Harris 2 hits, and Stevie Orton had 1 hit.

Gilford's next game is away at Newport on Friday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 06:54

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Gilford tennis jumps out to 3-0 start to season

The Gilford boys' tennis team started the 2015 season by winning their first 3 matches: 6-3 over Moultonborough, 9-0 over Inter-Lakes, and 8-1 over Profile. Earning varsity wins were Andrew Caulfield, Bryce Workman, Grant Workman, Keaton Quigley, Nolan Dwyer, Brad Bergman, and Sam Shafique. The Eagles' next three matches are home: Friday, 4/17 vs. Bow, Monday, 4/20, a doubleheader vs. Prospect Mt., starting at 2:30, and Thursday, 4/23 vs. Berlin, 4:00.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 06:51

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Round-up: Laconia boys' lacrosse opens with 5-3 win against Gilford

The Laconia boys' lacrosse team opened up the spring season with a 5-3 win over Gilford Tuesday afternoon. The Sachems reached the quarter-finals last season with a 9-7 record. Laconia will host Trinity today.

Gilford finished last season 3-11. The Golden Eagles will look to gain their first win of the season today against 1-0 Plymouth.

Girls' lacrosse

Laconia rolled past Plymouth 17-2 in the season opener. The Sachems are coming off of a semi-final appearance and an 11-3 campaign. Laconia visited Belmont yesterday and head to Gilford Monday.

Belmont opened yesterday against Belmont.

Gilford began the season yesterday in at Plymouth.


Gilford opened the season with a 5-0 shutout against Franklin. The Golden Eagles host Inter-Lakes Monday.

All other games scheduled for earlier this week were postponed due to poor field conditions.

Belmont will begin the season against Berlin, Inter-Lakes heads to Somersworth, Prospect Mountain heads to Newfound, Winnisquam hosts Campbell to round out the action today.

Laconia opens up Monday at Plymouth.


The Golden Eagles dropped the opener to Franklin, 10-2, Tuesday. Gilford heads to Newport today.

The rest of the softball week was postponed due to field conditions.

Today's action will see Berlin at Belmont, Campbell at Winnisquam, White Mountains at Inter-Lakes, and Prospect Mountain at Newfound.

Laconia opens up Monday at Plymouth.

Boys' tennis

Gilford continues where they left off, winning the first three matches of the season. The Golden Eagles (3-0) bested Moultonborough, 6-3, Inter-Lakes, 9-0, and Profile School 8-1. The boys' welcome Bow this afternoon and head to Prospect Mountain Monday.

Prospect Mountain fell to Moultonborough, 5-4 in the season opener. The Timberwolves bounced back against Inter-Lakes, winning 8-1. The team visited Kingswood yesterday and head to Pelham today.

Inter-Lakes dropped the first two matches of the season against Prospect Mountain, 8-1, and Gilford, 9-0. The Lakers (1-2) picked up their first win against White Mountains, 5-4. I-L heads to Sanborn today.

Girls' tennis

Gilford split the first week, beating Moultonborough, 5-4, and falling to Inter-Lakes, 5-4. The Golden Eagles (1-1) hosted Profile School yesterday and head to Bow today.

Inter-Lakes opened the year 1-1 falling to Moultonborough, 6-3, and besting Gilford 5-4. The Lakers headed to White Mountains yesterday and host Sanborn today.

Prospect Mountain hosted Kingswood yesterday and welcomes Pelham today.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 06:42

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