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Rams Golfers Dominant in win over KUA (135 words)

The first meeting of the year between the Tilton School Rams and Kimball Union Academu (KUA) golf teams goes to the Rams, 7.5-1.5.
Led by another outstanding performance by the 1-2 combo of James Haddock and Harry Brockman, Tilton took the first 3 points of the match. Anthony D'Alessandro kept his winning streak alive and though Sean O'Brien was unable to win his individual match he helped D'Alessandro to take the best ball and seal the victory for the Rams by taking 2 out of 3.
The final group of the afternoon finish the rout by taking the 2.5 out of the final 3 points. CJ Mulieri maintained his undefeated match play record and Nikko Markham finished strong to gain a tie and a half point. The Rams will take on KUA at Lochmere on Saturday to wrap up the season series.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 May 2013 12:28

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Gilford girls' tennis team remains unbeaten (132 words)

The Gilford Varsity Girls Tennis team pushed its record to 7-0 Tuesday with an 8-1 victory over White Mountains Regional in Whitefield.
Scoring for Gilford in singles play were: Cheralynn Corsack, Charleyne Panner, Lindsey Corsack, Emily Hanf, Abby Lines and Kayla Vieten.
Gilford doubles teams of Cheralynn Corsack/Panner and Lindsey Corsack/Hanf were also victorious.
On Monday they defeated Kersarge 9-0. All of the above Gilford players and doubles teams won their matches, as well as the doubles pair of Emily Curtis/Sisi Remick.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 May 2013 12:26

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Belmont Girls Lacrosse Team wins pair, improves to 4-0-1 (238 words)

BELMONT — The Belmont High School Girl’s Lacrosse Team improved to 4-0-1 on the year with a 17-1 victory over the visiting Sant Bani team on Wednesday.
Alex Lugar, Kayla Harpell, Shea Callahan and Andrea Murphy were among the scorers for Belmont. Cori Heimlich added an assist. Caitlyn Keville played well in her first game of the year. Taylor Becker turned aside 7 shots in net.
Last Saturday they put on an offensive display to defeat the visiting Mount Washington Valley team 17-5.
After breaking out of a 1-1 deadlock early in the first half, the Lady Red Raiders never looked back. Kaitlyn Berry scored three of her four goals in the half, with Allivia Burbank adding two, Emily Ennis added another and Anna Scott adding a goal in a man-down situation. Both Scott and Sarah Thayer were credited with assists. Belmont took a 7-4 lead into the break.
The Lady Raiders began their true offensive onslaught in the second half, scoring ten more times while the visitors recorded a single tally. Berry scored her fourth goal with Ennis adding three (4 total) and an assist, Scott two (3 total) and Burbank two
(3 total). Kate Witschonke and Jen Hamilton each found the back of the net and Katherine Jeas added an assist to round out the scoring for the home team and secure a 17-5 victory.
Taylor Becker had 19 saves in net.
The girls host Hollis-Brookline on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 May 2013 12:20

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Gilford Softball Edges Laconia 2-1 in 10 Innings (402 words)

GILFORD — Gilford improved their record to 7-1 Wednesday , but it took 10 innings to pull off a 2-1 win against local rival Laconia.
Sydney Strout pitched a 1 hitter striking out 17 and only walking one over the 10 innings. In the top of the 6th Laconia took a 1-0 lead on 2 Gilford errors.
Gilford tied the game in the bottom of the 7th when Mollie Dignan led off with a double and moved to third on a Hannah Chase sacrifice bunt. Sydney Strout hit a deep ball to centerfield to score Dignan on the sacrifice fly to put the game into extra innings.
The game remained tied 1-1 until the bottom of the 10th when Lisa Osborne and Abby Harris hit back to back singles. Kristina Hayden pinch ran for Osborne and advanced to third on a fielder’s choice. With runners on 2nd and 3rd with 2 outs, freshmen Sarah Lachapelle hit a pop up to the infield that was misplayed and allowed Hayden to score the winning run.

On a Monday game Gilford beat Winnisquam 9-1.  Strout had a perfect game going into the top of the 4th when Rachel Wilcutt hit a homerun over the Gilford fence, the first homerun over the fence by any team since 2011.
Strout pitched tough striking out 15, allowing just 3 hits and no walks on the day. The Gilford defense was solid behind Strout committing no errors. Right fielder Kelsey Buckley robbed a hit from Becky Ropoza in the top of the 5th inning with a spectacular defensive catch.
Gilford pounded out 8 hits including 3 doubles. In the first inning, Paige Laliberte drew a lead off walk, advanced to third on a sacrifice bunt by Sydney Strout and scored on a Lisa Osborne double. Osborne scored on a single by Caitlin Houston to give Gilford a 2-0 lead. Gilford made the score 3-0 in the 3rd when Lisa Osborne got on with an error and scored on a single by freshmen Sarah Lachapelle.
Gilford scored 3 more in the 5th inning when Lisa Osborne led off with a single and scored on an Abby Harris double. Allannah Mattice ran for Harris and scored on a wild pitch. Sarah Lachapelle got on with an error and scored on an error. Gilford scored 3 more in the 6th inning when Sydney Strout got on with a single and scored on an Abby Harris double. Harris scored on an error. Kelsey Buckley got on with a single and scored on a wild pitch.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 May 2013 12:17

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