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LMS girls A team heading into tournament with 19-0 record

The Laconia Middle School girls' A team wrapped up their regular season last week with two solid victories to finish the campaign undefeated with a 19-0 record. This weekend the girls play in the Lakes Region Invitational Tournament at Winnisquam High School and follow up with The Bow Invitational Tournament during the February Vacation to complete their season.

Last Thursday, the Lady Sachems soundly defeated Franklin 44 to 10. Amelia Clairmont and Skyler Tautkus led Laconia in scoring with 16 and 12 points respectively. Delaney Ross also chipped in 5 points for the victors.

On Friday, Laconia beat Merrimack Valley 36 to 15. After building a 23 to 8 halftime lead, aggressive rebounding and defense carried the ladies to the victory. Hannah Dow and Megan Gaspa led Laconia with 11 points and 9 points. Gaspa also contributed 12 rebounds for the undefeated team. Avy Bartlett had 4 steals also.

"This has been a wonderful team to coach," says coach Chick Tautkus, " They are motivated, focused , and have a team first attitude. We look forward to ending our season on a positive note in the Winnisquam and Bow tournaments."

Last Updated on Monday, 09 February 2015 10:08

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Round-up: Bulldogs deal Generals their first loss of the season

Belmont-Gilford knocked off the undefeated John Stark-Hopkinton Generals 5-3 Saturday afternoon. The win moved B-G into second place in DIII at 9-1. The Generals hold onto the the top spot at 12-1. The Bulldogs host Moultonborough-Inter-Lakes tomorrow night and visit Kennett the day after.

Moultonborough-Inter-Lakes skated past ConVal, 11-2, scoring over 10 goals for the second time in as many games. The Renegades (6-5) are the visit Belmont-Gilford tomorrow night.

Laconia-Winnisquam fell to Kearsarge, 5-4, last Saturday. The Wolfpack (3-8) head to Kennett tomorrow.

Girls' basketball

Gilford improved to 15-0 with a 56-38 victory over Berlin. Maddies Harris led the team with 14 points on the evening. The Golden Eagles host Laconia tomorrow.

Laconia rolled past Stevens, 53-16. Natalie Compton netted a game high 16 points for the winners. The Sachems (11-3) will try to take down unbeaten Gilford tomorrow night.

Belmont topped Farmington, 80-32. Shannon Davies scored 15 points in the win. The Red Raiders welcome Winnisquam tonight.

Prospect Mountain has strung together four wins in a row after a 51-42 win over Inter-Lakes. Brianna Burley scored 11 points. The Timberwolves (6-7) head to Somersworth tonight.

Inter-Lakes fell to 1-11 after the loss to Prospect Mountain. The Lakers host Newport tonight.

Winnisquam fell to Newport, 46-28, Friday night. Caitlin Dumont scored nine points in the loss. The Bears head to Belmont tonight.

Boys' basketball

Gilford improved to 10-3 after edging Berlin 53-50. Kyle Orton led the way with 11 points. The Golden Eagles head to Laconia tonight.

Winnisquam pushed past Newport 59-57 Friday night. Tim Harmon scored 17 points, including the game winner. The Bears (9-3) welcome Belmont tonight.

Laconia (5-7) dropped their third game in a row after the loss to Stevens, 65-57. Brenden Mooney scored 15 points in the loss. The Sachems welcome Gilford tonight.

Inter-Lakes (3-9) dropped a close game to Prospect Mountain, 54-51. Dillon Dow tallied 20 points in the loss. The Lakers visit Newport tonight.
Prospect Mountain picked up their second win of the season against Inter-Lakes, 54-51, Friday night. The Timberwolves (2-8) host Somersworth in the first half of a home and home match-up. The boys play the second game at Somersworth tomorrow.

Belmont fell to Farmington, 51-40, Friday night. The Red Raiders (2-11) visit Winnisquam tonight.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 February 2015 10:04

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Ice racing club's Latchkey Cup draws hundreds of spectators

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Lakes Region Ice Racing Club conducted 2 days of automobile ice racing last weekend. Oval tracks were prepared on Berry Pond for Saturday's benefit Latchkey Cup invitational race and for Sunday's regular club race.

A large field of cars and hundreds of spectators gathered on Saturday morning for the 31st annual Latchkey Cup that benefits local charities and scholarships. Racers from the Jaffery and Milton ice racing clubs joined the Lakes Region racers for an exciting day of competition. Division winners were as follows: Juniors – Trevor Greene of Moultonborough, 4-Cylinder FWD – Chris Taylor of Moultonborough, 4-Cylinder RWD – Scott Burns of Center Harbor, V8 Stock – Alley Ripley of Center Ossipee, and Modifieds – DJ Mills of Wolfeboro Falls.

The local racers returned to Berry Pond on Sunday afternoon for the regular Lakes Region Ice Racing Club's weekly event. Division winners were as follows: Juniors – Trevor Greene of Moultonborough, 4-Cylinder FWD – Alicia Taylor of Moultonborough, 4-Cylinder RWD – Fabian Smith of Meredith, V8 Stock – Tim Eldridge of Center Ossipee, and Modifieds – Jack Cook of Moultonborough.

Check the club's website at www.LRIRC.com or the Facebook page for the latest race/ice status, information about coming events, and for race photos. The Lakes Region Ice Racing Club races on Lee and Berry Ponds as long as the ice stays safe. See you at the races.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015 08:07

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Round-up: LHS boys fall below .500 after loss to Inter-Lakes

The Winnisquam boys' basketball team could not get past the DIII leader Pelham Pythons Tuesday, falling 76-45. Mike Buxton tallied 14 points in the loss. The Bears rebounded a day later running past Prospect Mountain 78-56. Christian Serrano scored a game high 29 points for the victors. Winnisquam (8-3) heads to Newport tonight.

Gilford continued to roll against Franklin in a 67-25 win Tuesday night. Zach Djabelarbi led the way with 18 points on the evening. The Golden Eagles travel to Berlin tonight.

Inter-Lakes picked up their third win of the season against Laconia 63-52 Tuesday night. The Lakers (3-8) welcome Prospect Mountain tonight.

Laconia fell to 5-6 after the loss to the Lakers. The Sachems look to bounce back at Stevens tonight.

Prospect Mountain fell to Winnisquam 78-56 Wednesday night. The Timberwolves (1-8) head to Inter-Lakes this evening.

Belmont dropped to 2-10 after a 51-50 loss against Bow on Tuesday. Trevor Hunt scored 10 points in the loss. The Red Raiders head to Farmington tonight.

Girls' basketball

Gilford girls' basketball team has run their undefeated streak to 14 games after a 69-40 victory over Franklin. Lexi Colpack scored 15 points in the win. The Golden Eagles (14-0) welcomes Berlin tonight.

Prospect Mountain (4-7) topped Farmington, 60-38. Amelia Duane tossed in 13 points for the Timberwolves. Prospect hosts Inter-Lakes tonight.

Winnisquam fell to Pelham, 62-33. Cora Kelly scored nine points in the loss. The Bears host Newport this evening.

Belmont slipped past Bow 40-37 on Tuesday. Chay Cadarette led the way with 18 points. The Red Raiders (8-6) host Framingham tonight.

Laconia improved to 10-3 after a 65-35 win over Inter-Lakes. Kailey Nute led all scorers with 22 points. The Sachems are in fifth place in the DII standings and will host Stevens tonight.

Inter-Lakes fell to 1-11 after the loss to Laconia. The Lakers head to Prospect Mountain.


Belmont-Gilford improve to 8-1 after a 9-2 win over rink-rival Laconia-Winnisquam. Caleb Drouin and Andrew D'Amour had three goals each in the win. The Bulldogs host undefeated John Stark-Hopkinton Saturday.

Laconia-Winnisquam fell to 3-7 after the loss to B-G. The Wolfpack heads to Kearsarge Saturday.

Moultonborough-Inter-Lakes skated past Manchester West, 13-3 Wednesday evening. Dylan Sheehan netted three goals in the win. The Renegades host ConVal Saturday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015 07:56

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