The Gilford High School girls' tennis team stands at four wins, four losses after dropping two decisions this week.
Gilford lost to Berlin 6 to 3 on Monday. Brook Poll's 8-4 win was Gilford's only singles victory of the match, while doubles teams Emily Hanf/Abby Lines and Poll/Sisi Remick were able to earn Gilford's second and third wins.
The Golden Eagles suffered their second loss on Tuesday, a 5-4 decision against Bow. Top-seeded Lindsey Corsack earned Gilford a win in singles play, as did Kayla Vieten in the fifth singles match. Gilford needed to sweep the doubles matches to steal the win, however, only the teams of Lines/Vieten and Poll/Abigail Kourafas were victorious.
Gilford has the chance to earn its fifth win on Monday when the team hosts Kearsarge.
Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014 08:35
The Gilford boys' tennis team raised their record to 7-0 after two wins this week.
On Monday, the Golden Eagles defeated Berlin, 8-1. Winning their singles matches were Andrew Caulfield, Bryce Workman, Grant Workman, Nolan Dwyer, and Brad Bergman. The Eagles swept the doubles: Caulfield/G. Workman, Dwyer/Bergman, and Marek Blais/Sam Shafique all won.
Tuesday's match was a rematch of last year's finals. Gilford beat Bow, 5-4, in an exciting, well-played match. Andrew Caulfield, Grant Workman, and Nolan Dwyer won their matches as the teams split the singles. Caulfield/G. Workman won at first seed doubles, Bow won the second doubles, setting the stage for the decisive third doubles. Dwyer/Bergman played very well, winning, 8-0.
The team is off until next week when they travel to Kearsarge on Monday, host Monadnock Tuesday, and travel to Sanborn on Thursday. All matches start at 4 p.m.
Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014 08:34
The Inter-Lakes/Moultonboro Unified Coed Volleyball team picked up an exciting win on the road at Gilford on Tuesday, 2-1 (25-16, 22-25, 15-10). Leading the way for the Lakers was Pauline Donaldson, who recorded 12 service points, five passes and three sets in a great overall performance. Timothy Brown played a strong game notching his first varsity kill while adding five points including two aces, and nine passes. Debbie Bickford registered nine passes and five service points. Also contributing with multiple service points were Madelyn Edgar (4), Natalie Johnson (3), Brianna Knauss (3) and Hannah Ainsworth (two aces, three points). With the win, the Lakers improve to 2-0 on the season.
Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014 08:30
The Gilford softball team, playing behind sophomore pitcher Sarah Lachapelle, recorded its first shutout of the season by beating Inter-Lakes 15-0 in 4 1/2 innings. Lachapelle struck out 7 batters, gave up 3 hits and walked two. Ten different batters combined for 13 hits for the Gilford offense. Lachapelle led the Golden Eagle attack going 2/3 with a homerun over the fence, a double and 5 RBI. Maggie Fillion went 2/3 , Mikaela Mattice 2/2 (2 RBI and 2 runs scored) and Mollie Dignon (1 RBI), Jessica Freeman (1 run scored), Caitlin Houston (2 runs scored), Shannon Mercer (1 RBI), Kelsey Buckley (1 RBI and 2 runs scored), Maddie Harris (1 RBI and 1 run scored) and Brid Fillion (2 RBI) all had one hit apiece.
Gilford scored the one run they needed in the 2nd inning when Mikaela Mattice was hit by a pitch, stole 2nd and scored on a Maddie Harris single. Gilford scored 12 runs in the 3rd on 9 hits highlighted by Lachapelle batting twice and hitting a double and homerun to score 5 runs. The game was called after 4 1/2 innings by the mercy rule.
Gilford's next game is Thursday (tomorrow) at home against Somersworth.
Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014 08:28
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