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LMS girls' A team picks up 3 wins

The Laconia Middle School girls' A basketball team won its three most recent games, including one against a team that had been previously unbeaten.
Playing on Feb. 7, Laconia beat Gilford by the score of 25-22. Laconia's leading scorers were Jerra Kirk with 9, following by Amelia Clairmont with7, Cheyanne Zappala scored 5 and Katie George contributed 4.
Added coach Chich Tautkus, "Helen Tautkus , Rylee Littlefield and Bella Smith had strong floor games with great pressure defense causing numerous turnovers. Abby Crowell and Allyssa Miner had solid rebounding performances."
The team's next game was on Feb. 12 against Moultonborough, which Laconia won by the score of 53-19.
Zappala was Laconia's leading scorer with 13 points, Rylee Littlefield scored 11, Kirk added 9, Lily Johnson scored 6 and Helen Tautkus scored 4. Coach Tautkus: "Great team victory for the Laconia girls. Bella Smith had another solid performance from the point guard position. She distributed many key assists to her teammates and came up with vital steals throughout the game."
The following day, the team traveled to Merrimack Valley for what would be one of their biggest wins of the season. Laconia won 46-40, lead offensively by Clairmont with 13 points, Smith scored 7, Helen Tautkus added 6, and Kirk, Crowell and Delia Cormier each scored 5.
Coach Tautkus said, "Since Merrimack Valley was previously undefeated, it was the best win of the year. Amelia Clairmont, Abby Crowell and Cheyanne Zappala played stellar defense for the winners. Helen Tautkus had numerous steals and assists for Laconia. Bella Smith and Rylee Littlefield also had solid games." Tautkus added that he, "could not be prouder of this group."

Last Updated on Friday, 15 February 2013 00:17

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Ice racers lapped Berry Pond on Sunday

Members of the Lakes Region Ice Racing Club enjoyed a beautiful day of racing on Berry Pond in Moultonborough on Sunday.
Northfield's Tim Chase in his Toyota MR2 continued his dominance of the 4-cylinder class, winning his 3rd and 4th 2013 feature events. Brian Jensen of Sandwich, driving his red, black, and white pickup finished second in both features.
DJ Mills of Wolfboro handily won the first Modified feature, but broken rear suspension took him out the second. It was looking like the sprint cars were going to win both features until Tuftonboro's Jake Williams got upside down in the snow bank while dealing with a lap car. Last week's winner Rick Martel of Moultonboro took the lead on the
restart and drove on to the checkers.
During the hot laps for the Junior Division, Moultonboro drivers Chris Taylor and Jackie Martel were involved in a crash, removing both cars from competition. Borrowing his sister Alicia's car, Taylor went on to win both features. Cody Brown of Center Harbor finished second in the features in his pickup.
In the V8 Stock division, Moultonboro's Matt Morrill driving the black, Morrill Excavation Monte Carlo, won both features. Tamworth's Danny Cook finished second in the first feature and Moultonboro's Adam Cahoon was the runner up in the second feature. Dylan Cook of S. Tamworth finished third in both events in only his third week of racing.
The Club's next event is scheduled for Sunday on either Lee or Berry Pond starting at 12:30. Check the club's
website at www.LakesRegionIceRacingClub.com or facebook page for the latest race/ice status, information about coming events, and for race photos and video

Last Updated on Friday, 15 February 2013 00:11

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Fay's Boat Yard Mite 1 team splits Sunday doubleheader

After a couple of postponed games because of the snow, the Lakes Region Youth Hockey Association Fay's Boat Yard Mite 1 team played two games on Sunday, ending the day with one win and one defeat. With three team members down they first faced the Dover Stars Squirt Team in the morning. Matthew Hale had two unassisted goals and Peyton Vachon had two goals with one assisted from Logan Stroud.Evan Guerin worked hard with brother and linemate Owen Guerin who was able to hit the back of the net to add the fifth goal for the Lakers. Kameron Young netted the sixth and final goal for the Lakers. Goalie Patrick Goodwin had 12 saves. The Lakers took the win in this game with a score of 6-4.
On Sunday afternoon the Lakers played the undefeated and 1st place NH Jr. Monarchs. Hale netted all three Laker goals with one assisted from Vachon against a tough Monarchs goalie. Liam Lichocki,  Zachary Spicuzza and Breanna Ricker worked hard to keep the Monarchs out of the Lakers end of the ice. Goodwin  had 13 stellar. The Monarchs were able to edge out the Lakers to take the win with a final score of 4-3.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 February 2013 00:08

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LMS boys' A team wins close contest against Moultonborough

The Laconia Middle School boys' A basketball team home on Feb. 12 for the last time this season, playing host to Moultonboro. The young Sachems were able to hold off their opponents for a 33-27 victory. Jake Filgate led all scorers with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Carter Doherty added 8 points and 4 boards while Jake Ellis posted 4 rebounds to go with a couple of nice assists. Defensively, Christian Gaspa led the way with 3 steals while Dalibor Kresovic added a couple of steals of his own. The win improves the Sachems' record to 13-8.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 February 2013 00:07

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