High schools: Golf, field hockey, volleyball and soccer results

Published: 09-28-2023 12:18 AM


Windham 191, Bow 200, Winnacunnet 207, Milford 240

Key players: Bow – Jacob Gancarz (36), Owen Webber (39), Sean Guerrette (40), Aidan O’Keeffe (42), Ian Soucy (43)

Highlights: The Falcons competed against Division II’s top two programs at Windham Country Club, losing to the undefeated Jaguars, but defeating a strong Warrior program.

Coach’s quote: “Happy to see us play so well at a challenging track against some really good competition.” – Bow’s Matt Davis

Records: Windham 24-0; Bow 21-3, Winnacunnet 19-3; Milford 1-20

Derryfield 82, Bishop Brady 78, Coe-Brown 77, Sanborn 60

Key players: Coe-Brown – Alex Myslinsky (23 points), Joe Fenton (21 points), Hunter Demas (20 points), Liam Marquette (13 points)

Highlights:  The Giants and Bears kept things close against one of the strongest programs in Division III at Apple Hill Golf Club.

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Records: Derryfield 12-3; Bishop Brady 14-7; Coe-Brown 15-7; Sanborn 5-12

Field Hockey

Concord 5, Manchester Central-West 0

Key players: Concord – Ally McGonigle (2 goals, 2 assists), Lilly Merrill (2 goals), Elliana Wing (first varsity goal)

Highlights: Wing collected a rebound off the Manchester goalie’s pad and put the ball in the cage for her first varsity goal. Nadia Hanna, Amy Desrochers and Emma Pelletier controlled the middle of the field. Anya Kendziora and Lexi Magee did a great job keeping Manchester’s right side of the field at bay.

Coach’s quote: “I was very pleased to see the team bounce back from a previous loss and get the win tonight against Manchester Central-West. And hats off to Manchester’s goalie (Chloe Gilroy) who made some fantastic saves.” – Concord’s Nicole Armaganian

Records: Concord 6-3; Manchester 2-8

Girls’ Volleyball

Winnisquam 3, Hanover 0

Key players: Winnisquam  – Caiden Carter (10 kills, 3 digs, 3 aces), Lucy Prunier (20 assists, 3 digs, 3 aces), Victoria Kelly (4 kills), Shayla Jordan (9 digs, 2 aces), Triniti Carter (4 kills, block), Kaylin Stankatis (6 aces, 3 digs), Loralie Nelson (5 digs)

Highlights: Winnisquam won the battle of the two Bear squads, 25-22, 25-19, 25-17.

Coach’s quote: “Nice team win. Winnisquam built leads throughout all three games with solid team play. The team only missed four serves throughout the match. All 13 members of the team contributed to the win.” – Winnisquam’s Mike Livernois

Records: Winnisquam 3-6; Hanover 4-5

Boys’ Soccer

Manchester Central 4, Concord 2

Key players: Concord – Benjamin Hughes (goal), Bronson Becker (assist), Festo Bahininwa (10 saves), Dean Ayotte (midfield), Irankunda Mvuyekure (forward)

Highlights: Concord trailed 1-0 early, but Hughes scored the equalizer off a through ball from Becker, and pressure from Hughes and Mvuyekure up front forced Central to give up an own goal to give the Tide a 2-1 halftime lead. The Little Green scored three goals in the second half to claim the win. Bahininwa made several outstanding saves while filling in for injured starting goalkeeper, Matthew Jenness.

Coach’s quote:  “We battled from beginning to end with Central, who is a top-eight team.” – Concord’s Scott Dunlop

Records: Central 7-2; Concord 2-6

Girls’ Soccer

John Stark 2, Keene 0

Key players: John Stark – Madi Lamothe (goal), Makayla Pellerin (goal), Avery Geaumont (assist), Haley Stafford (assist), Ava Martin (6 saves)

Coach’s quote: “Keene did a great job playing very defensive, but our team eventually sorted out a solution to find the back of the net. We had lots of positive contributions throughout the match.” – John Stark’s Eddie Marceau

Records: John Stark 6-2-1; Keene 0-9-0

Merrimack Valley 9, Plymouth 0

Key players: MV – Ashlyn Fortier (3 goals), Corinne Palhof (2 goals), Jules Palhof (goal), Izzy Navoy (goal), Sierra Mercer (goal), Taiylor Stinson (goal), Sydney Bailey (2 assists)

Highlights: The Pride got on the board early and surpassed its season-high mark of two goals a game by halftime. MV controlled possession and took advantage of chances in the attacking third in the second half, while a scrappy Plymouth team picked up a couple chances in the Pride’s defensive end.

Coach’s quote: “I am pleased that we were able to improve on finishing. We have been struggling to break through and score more than two goals per game. Hopefully, this helps us against Pembroke on Saturday.” – MV’s Kylee Yam

Records: MV 6-1-1; Plymouth 0-10-0