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The Inter-Lakes Angels 12 and under Babe Ruth softball team started out strong, winning all five games they played, allowing only a total of five runs scored on the team all weekend. The team was led by the stellar pitching of Delanie Fletcher, Julia Gintof and Jordan Durand. Durand also hit a rand slam. The girls' defense was nearly impenetrable. Makena Kimball, Jessalyn Brown, Hailey Hart, Morgan White, Jordan Jones, Abi Johnson, Emma Wheeler, Mollie Durand and Lilly Simpson comprise the rest of this team, which will play again at the Inter-Lakes Jamboree held Saturday June 8 at Prescott Park in Meredith (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Monday, 20 May 2013 11:45

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New Hampton JV girls' lacrosse gets win over Belmont

A late game surge propelled the New Hampton junior varsity team past the visiting Belmont High School girls' lacrosse team by the score of 12-6 on May 18. The loss drops the Lady Red Raiders to 9-2-1 heading into their final contest of the season this week.
New Hampton scored in the first minute of play to take an early lead but Belmont's Emily Ennis tied the game less than two minutes later. With the action moving up and down the field, the teams traded scoring chances throughout the half. Both teams had ten shots on net in the half and New Hampton held a 5-3 advantage at the break.
The teams continued the performance into the second half, moving up and down the field and trading goals. With ten minutes remaining New Hampton possessed a slim 7-5 lead. Then, New Hampton took control, scoring four unanswered goals to go up 11-5. The teams traded single tallies after that and at the final whistle Belmont suffered its second defeat of the season, final score 12-6.
Emily Ennis paced the Red Raider attack with three goals. Jen Hamilton, Anna Scott and Allivia Burbank added single tallies. Burbank also had an assist on Hamilton's goal with a beautiful, long pass from midfield to the wide open Hamilton on the right side of the net. Sarah Thayer played well offensively with several ground ball controls. Alexa Robbins recorded 10 saves in net.
Belmont traveled to Robbie Mills Field to close out the season Tuesdy against Laconia.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 May 2013 11:42

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Bow hands Gilford girls' tennis third loss of season

The Gilford High School girls' tennis team will head into the playoffs with a record of 11 wins, three losses and the fourth spot in Division III standings after losing to Bow on Thursday.
Gilford lost to Bow by the score of 8-1. The only Gilford player to score was second-seeded Charleyne Panner, who beat Nisha Naik 8 games to 2. 
Panner and Cheralynn Corsack, comprising Gilford's top doubles team, nearly earned a second point, losing to the doubles team of Naik/Sunday Swett in a tiebreaker. 
Gilford will host its first playoff game on Wednesday, against fifth-seeded Monadnock. If Gilford wins, the team will have a chance to seek revenge against the top-seeded Bow, which has a bye in the first round of elimination play.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 May 2013 11:32

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Gilford boys' team earns top spot in tennis playoffs

The Gilford boys' tennis team ended the regular season with a 9-0 win over White Mountains last Thursday. The team ended with a 14-0 record and the top seed in the upcoming tournament. Winning their singles' matches were Andrew Caulfield, Matt Saulnier, Alex Simoneau, Keaton Quigley, Erich Berghahn, and Nolan Dwyer. The Eagles swept the doubles with wins from Caulfield/Saulnier, Simoneau/Berghahn,and Quigley/Dwyer.
The team has a bye in Tuesday's Division III quarterfinals and hosts a semi-finals match on Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Gilford town courts.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 May 2013 11:31

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