Saturday, the girls opened up with a victory over Alton and followed up with a 37 to 27 victory over Gilford. On Sunday, the girls started the day by beating Hopkington 35 to 16.
In the semi-final round on Sunday, Laconia beat Alton again, this time by a score of 35 to 6. Leading scorers were Rylee Littlefield with 8, Cheyanne Zappala with 7, and Amelia Clairmont and Jerra Kirk each with 6. Delia Cormier, Katie George, and Lily Johnson all had solid floor games.
In the finals, Kirk led all scorers with 9, followed by Zappala with 7. Clairmont , Bella Smith and Cormier each had 5 points. Helen Tautkus and Allyssa Miner had 4 points.
Although they were behind most of the game, the Lady Sachems never gave up. The guard trio of Tautkus, Smith and Zappala were pivotal in forcing Gilford into numerous turnovers in regulation and in the overtime, said coach Chick Tautkus, adding that Kirk and Miner were "rebounding machines".
Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 23:52
The team is hosting a raffle for a pair of tickets to the March 29 Boston Celtics game against the Atlanta Hawks. Cost of each raffle ticket is $2 and all proceeds go to the Laconia boys' basketball program.
Last Updated on Friday, 22 February 2013 01:19
Last Updated on Friday, 22 February 2013 01:18
Laconia started Saturday's match on fire, with a strike from Cheyenne Noyes, spare by Aaron Smith and strike by Trevor Lange. Laconia went on to take the first two games from Spaulding. The match went back and forth and Laconia pushed it to game seven but came up a little short. Said coach Jack Batchelder, "The team was determined to do their best today. They had confidence needed to be winners." Laconia's Baker game averages for the season was 115. On Saturday the average for the 7 games was 126. Laconia's other bowlers were Zina LaBrie, Samantha Batchelder and substitutes, Katie Doherty, Tony Roy and Lily Chanthasak. All players contributed in the seven game match and had at least one mark in the effort.
Zina LaBrie and Samantha Batchelder will compete in individual state finals on Saturday. The individual championship competition is made up of the top 64 bowlers in the state and split into two divisions. Zina finished season in 50th place with a 138.56 average while Samantha was 59th with 134.06. The match starts at 11:30am in Manchester.
Last Updated on Friday, 22 February 2013 01:17
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