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Gilford takes advantage of errors to top Laconia 9-3 in softball

Gilford beat Laconia 9-3 on Thursday, Sarah Lachapelle got the win by striking out 6, giving up 4 hits and 3 walks. Gilford jumped out quickly in the top of the 1st inning scoring with 4 runs. Lead off batter Brooke Beaudet hit a double followed by Jillian Lachapelle who reached first on an error. Both Beaudet and Lachapelle scored on a Jordan Dean single and Dean later scored on an error. Shannon Mercer hit a single to drive in Maddie Harris who reached 1st on an error to make the score 4-0. Laconia answered by scoring two runs in the bottom of the 1st. Gilford added one run in the 2nd on three consecutive hits. Brooke Beaudet hit a single, advanced to 2nd on a Caitlin Houston single and scored on a Jillian Lachapelle single to give Gilford a 5-2 lead. Gilford scored 4 insurance runs in the 5th inning on 3 hits (Maddie Harris, Jordan Dean and Stevie Orton) and took advantage of 3 errors. The highlight of the inning was Stevie Orton 2 run single.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 08:37

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U11 Laconia lacrosse gets past Concord Crush 10-5

The Laconia U11 boys' team traveled to Concord to play the Crush team this past Sunday and came home with a 10-5 victory. This was a "settle the score" game as these two teams had played to a 9-9 tie the first game of the season. Fighting off the heat, the Laconia offense was able to find the back of the net early and often. Attack Cole Roy netted 6 goals, 5 of which came off of assists from middie Zach Whitney, who also won every faceoff he took. Evan "Papi" Carignan notched two goals while Zach Kitchen and Bree Ricker had a goal each. The Laconia defense was just as impressive, especially in several man-down situations. Keith Corriveau, Edgar Conroy, and Jake Mello frustrated the Crush offense while never coming off the field despite the weather.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 08:23

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Gilford tennis blanks Conant for 10th win

The Gilford High School boys' tennis team raised improved to 10-0 with a 9-0 win over Conant last Thursday. Gilford swept singles, led by Andrew Caulfield, Bryce Workman, Grant Workman, Keaton Quigley, Nolan Dwyer, and Brad Bergman. They also swept doubles: Alden Blais/Christian Workman, Christian Ayer/Tyler Hanf, and Ethan Drew/Connor Craigie. The Eagles host Moultonborough on Monday and Kingswood on Wednesday; both matches start at 4 p.m.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 08:22

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Round-up: Grand slam makes the difference for LHS baseball

Laconia baseball's offense was running on all cylinders last weekend, topping Gilford, 11-7 on Thursday afternoon. A day later the Sachems remained unbeaten (7-0), rolling past White Mountains 7-3. Noah Chertok led the offense with a grand slam and five RBI Thursday and Andrew Salta drove in three runs on on three hits and scored twice. Laconia traveled to Gilford yesterday and will head to Inter-Lakes tomorrow.

Gilford looked to rebound after the Laconia loss yesterday as they hosted the Sachems. The Golden Eagles (4-2) host Belmont today and Farmington tomorrow, and head to Raymond on Thursday to close out four games in four days.

Inter-Lakes picked up a pair of wins against Mascoma Valley Saturday, topping the Royals, 12-1 and 7-4. The Lakers (4-4) looked to top the .500 mark against Belmont yesterday before hosting Laconia tomorrow.

Belmont had their five game win-streak come to an end with a 7-5 loss to Bow. Joe Levesque had four hits and scored a pair in the loss. The Red Raiders hosted Inter-Lakes yesterday before heading to Gilford today and Newfound tomorrow.

Winnisquam has strung together three wins in a row after dropping the first four of the season. The Bears' recent win came against Newfound in a 13-0 rout. Mike Lowrey pitched a complete game shutout with eight strikeouts. Winnisquam (3-4) welcomed Prospect Mountain today and hosts Franklin tomorrow.

Prospect Mountain topped Pelham, 13-0 on Thursday. The Timberwolves (7-2) traveled to Winnisquam yesterday and host Somersworth tomorrow.

Softball

Prospect Mountain rebounded after their first loss of the season with a 5-2 win over Pelham. The Timberwolves (7-1), one of six teams with only one loss on the season, visited Winnisquam yesterday and host Somersworth tomorrow.

Belmont is included in the one loss club with a 5-1 record on the season. The Red Raiders hosted Inter-Lakes yesterday and visit Gilford today and Newfound tomorrow.

Gilford has won three in a row after dropping the first four of the season. The Golden Eagles (3-4) looked to continue their winning ways against Laconia yesterday and Belmont today.

Laconia fell to White Mountains, 13-0, for their fourth loss in a row. The Sachems (3-5) headed to Gilford yesterday and visit Inter-Lakes tomorrow.

Winnisquam bested Newfound 15-3 Friday afternoon. The Bears (3-4) welcomed Prospect Mountain yesterday and host Franklin tomorrow.
Inter-Lakes picked up their first two wins of the season in a sweep of Mascoma Valley. The Lakers (2-6) won 11-7 and 15-1 in the twin bill. Laconia visited Belmont yesterday and host Laconia tomorrow.

Girls' lacrosse

Laconia squeaked by St. Thomas Aquinas, 16-15 Friday. The Sachems are in second place in the DIII standings at 6-1. The team hosted Pelham yesterday and welcomes Bow tomorrow.

Gilford was 4-2 heading into yesterday's match against Plymouth. The Golden Eagles host Belmont today and Kearsarge Thursday.

Belmont was looking for their first win of the season against St. Thomas Aquinas yesterday. the 0-8 Red Raiders also head to Gilford and Plymouth this week.

Boys' lacrosse

Laconia improved to 6-2 with a 7-4 win over Gilford. The Sachems traveled to Manchester West yesterday and host ConVal today.

Gilford fell to 1-5 after the Sachems loss. The Golden Eagles host Hopkinton today.

Boys' tennis

Gilford remains atop the DIII standings after a pair of 9-0 victories over White Mountains and Conant. The Golden Eagles (10-0) welcomed Moultonborough yesterday.

Prospect Mountain picked up a 5-4 win against Kearsarge Friday. The Timberwolves (6-4) visited Inter-lakes yesterday.

Inter-Lakes (5-5) began a three game home-stand yesterday against Prospect Mountain. The Lakers also host Bow Thursday.

Girls' tennis

Prospect Mountain has won five straight on the road to improve to 7-2. The Timberwolves returned home yesterday to host Inter-Lakes.

Inter-Lakes was 4-5 headed into the match at Prospect Mountain yesterday. The Lakers also travel to Bow Thursday this week.

The Golden Eagles fell to 5-4 after a 9-0 Conant loss. The Golden Eagles visited Moultonborough yesterday and head to Kingswood tomorrow.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 08:21

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