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U5 Chiefs get 4th straight win in final home game

Playing their last home game of the season, the U5 Laconia Chiefs hosted the Hudson Bears this past Sunday. The Chiefs are in the midst of the playoff hunt and needed a win to keep their hopes alive. They received the opening kickoff and started their march down the field. Utilizing both sides of the field, tailback Jackson Reulke let the crowd know what kind of day it was going to be. He followed his fullback Phil Nichols right up the gut for a 35 yard scamper. He also tacked on the extra point to give his team an early 7-0 lead. The defense came out just as fired up and shut down the Bears straight "T" offense. Linebackers Nolen Perrino and Nichols kept the Hudson run game to little or no gains with every carry. When the offense got the ball back, it was Reulke (19 carries for 127 yds and 3 TDs) finding a seam behind guard Cooper French and tackle Aaron Williams and racing 47 yards for his second touchdown on the day. The score gave the Chiefs a 13-0 halftime lead.
The second half opened up with more stifling defense by the youngsters from Laconia. D tackles Garrett Mango and Anthony Coote continuously smashed through the Bear's offensive line and stopped their backs in the backfield. The Chief's offense took over where they left off and pushed the ball down the field. QB Logan Dee made a great fake to his tailback and was able to boot it around the left end for a nice 18 yard touchdown run. Laconia recovered a muffed kick return attempt by Hudson and ate up over 8 minutes driving the ball down the field. Reulke finished off his day with a walk-in 5 yard touchdown and then threw the halfback toss to Perrino to put the nail in the Hudson coffin, 26-0. The Chiefs have one away game at Goffstown left and could finish as high as third with another victory.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 07:32

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Sant Bani Soccer drops to .500

The Sant Bani soccer team lost a heartbreaker at home on Wednesday to the Proctor JV1 team 6-4. Ahead 4-1 halfway through the second half, thanks to three goals by senior co-captain Harrison Evans, some great goalkeeping again by Ander Trevino Aizpurua and an unassisted goal by junior Mohamed Sapry, things suddenly fell apart for the now 4-4 Sant Bani squad. Five unanswered Proctor goals within a 20 minute span turned what appeared to be an upset win into disbelief.

Sant Bani coach Todd Schongalla said after the game, "For some reason, we fell apart defensively. Fatigue made it hard for us to get the ball out of our own end. We need to do a better job of clearing the ball and maintaining possession." The team hopes to return to a winning record on Saturday, as they travel to Bethlehem and visit the White Mountain School.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 07:23

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LMS boys' B soccer team takes 4-0 win over Barnstead

On Wednesday the Laconia Middle School boys' B soccer team played a home game against Barnstead and won 4-0. Scoring for the game was provided by striker Noah McLeod, fullback Cole Reid, left forward Kyle Leighton assisted by Colby Reid, and right forward Stefan Sevegjarto. The Barnstead goalkeeper made incredible saves while handling 18 shots on goal throughout the game.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 07:04

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Inter-Lakes earns tough volleyball win over Belmont

The Inter-Lakes High School varsity volleyball team improved to 10-3 on Wednesday night with a 3-1 victory over Belmont. Set scores were 25-16, 28-26, 25-27, 25-19. The Lakers were led by their senior captains Jordan Donohue (23 kills, 11 blocks, 10 digs) and Lydia Swedberg (18 digs, 17 service points). Hayley Roth registered 32 assists, eight points and three kills in the win. Also contributing were Victoria Burns (11 digs, nine points) and Jessica Schofield (7 kills, 5 blocks).

For Belmont, Megan Bailey recorded two aces, one kill, four digs, two blocks and 34 assists. Jessie Bergeron tallied three aces and 20 digs, Bridget Annis added eight kills and three blocks, Louisa Bergeron had 11 kills and two blocks and Alyssa Woods recorded an ace and eight kills.

Belmont coach Melissa Miner said it was a tough loss for Belmont. "We were excited to go up against Inter Lakes again, we knew this was going to be a tough match since it took us five sets the last time.  We've been working hard in practice on hitting and blocking and it showed tonight.  We definitely were much stronger on offense this time, but unfortunately our serving errors cost us the match."

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 07:03

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