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.

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."

LHS athletic round-up: football team in must-win situation

The Laconia High School football team (2-4) was shutout 37-0 on Saturday in Plymouth. Laconia only managed 115 yards of offense as the Bobcats (6-0) remained undefeated on the season. The Bobcats, led by senior quarterback Colin Sullivan and Jared Kuehl, controlled the tempo from the opening whistle. Kuehl had two scores, one receiving and the other on the ground, while Sullivan threw for two and ran for another.

Laconia will host Lebanon (2-4) tonight at Bank of New Hampshire Stadium. The Sachems are in a must win situation if they want to keep their hopes alive of playing in NHIAA's Division II playoff tournament.

Boys' Soccer

The soccer team improved to 10-4 this week after splitting a pair of games in Division III play. The win came when Laconia traveled to Tilton to take on Winnisquam (2-10-1). The Sachems extended the winning streak to seven with a 5-2 win. Laconia could not continue their winning ways in Gilford (10-2-1) on Wednesday afternoon when they fell 5-1.

The boys are away on Tuesday when they travel to Belmont (6-6-1).

Girls' Soccer

The girls' team battled to a scoreless tie last Thursday when they hosted Division III powerhouse Belmont (11-2-1). The Sachems would continue the scoring drought losing 1-0 to Kingswood on Tuesday as the Knights notched their first win of the season to improve to 1-12.

The Sachems host Inter-Lakes (9-4) today at Robbie Mills Field. Laconia will try to avenge the 1-0 loss to the Knights when Kingswood comes to town on Tuesday.

Field Hockey

The Sachems went 1-1 on the week to improve to 8-5 on the season. The week started Friday night when they hosted undefeated Gilford (11-0-2), where the girls fell 2-1. On Tuesday the Sachems traveled to Bethlehem where they would shutout Profile School (1-12) 2-0.

The Sachems finished the regular season last night hosting 6-7 Somersworth.


The Laconia girls volleyball team split a pair of games this past week ending the week with a 4-7 record. On Friday the Sachems swept 2-10 Fall Mountain 3-0. On Tuesday the girls traveled to Hanover (9-3) only to return home with a 3-0 loss.

This week the girls play host to 10-2 Gilford on Tuesday night and travel to Conway to take on Kennett (1-12) Wednesday.

BHS volleyball earns win over Prospect Mountain

The Belmont High School volleyball team defeated Prospect Mountain in three sets, 29-27, 25-19, 26-24 on Friday for the team's 11th win of the season. Belmont's Megan Bailey recorded three aces, two kills, three digs and 28 assists. Jessie Bergeron had an ace, four kills and 23 digs. Shannon Conway had five kills, one block and two digs. Alyssa Woods had seven kills and five digs, while Ashley Ortiz and Sam Lugar provided strong back row defense.

Said coach Melissa Miner, "The Red Raiders went into this match knowing that the last time they met the Timberwolves it took them five sets to win the match. Going into this match we knew that we did not want it to go to five sets, it takes a lot out of a team when you do. The Timberwolves are a strong team, they definitely made us work for our win, but we stayed positive throughout the night and we fought for every point." Belmont's record is now 11-1. The team is scheduled to play again on Wednesday against Inter-Lakes.