Valley News – Local roundup: Hanover boys hockey downs Salem on the road

Valley News – Local roundup: Hanover boys hockey downs Salem on the road

SALEM, NH — The Hanover High Boys hockey team notched two goals and two assists each from Ryder Wilson and Jack Wilkinson, scoring three times in the third period for a solid 5-2 away win over Salem, the third-ranked team in the NHIAA Division ICH.

“The Orange Line was on fire,” said Hanover coach Dick Dodds, naming Wilkinson, Wilson and Trevor Lichtenstein, who added a goal and two assists.

Power play goals from Wilkinson and Lichtenstein midway through game three ensured a 2–2 draw.

Jack Gardner had two assists and Henry Cotter and Andrew Rudd added one each, with Jo Jo Drent making 19 saves against the Blue Devils (6-3).

“The big third spell propelled us to a second big win in a row,” said Dodds. “We got stronger as the game went on. Coped with a lethargic first half (down 1-0) to come back strong in the third, scoring three goals to open the 2-2 game. Boys found a way to win.”

Hannover (3-4) plays at Nashua South-Pelham on Saturday.

Hartford 7, Burr & Burton 0

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hurricanes broke up a 1-0 game after the first half with six second-half goals to improve to 7-2.

Ezra Mock scored three times with an assist and James McReynolds had two goals and an assist. Blaine Gour had a goal and an assist and Joseph Barwood had the other goal.

Nolan Morlock and Ozzie DeFelice each had two assists and Lochlan Park, Tighe Hrabchak Connor Tierney added one each. Davey Bradley made 19 saves for the shutout.

Hartford plays Northfield at home on Wednesday.

Belmont-Gilford 12, Lebanon-Stevens-Mount Royal 1

LACONIA, NH — The top-ranked Bulldogs (8-0) separated the visitors and freshman goaltender Evan George to lead 4-1 after a period at Merrill Fay Arena. The Raiders ran without their regulars for the second straight year First and second line centers absent due to illness and school suspension.

Nate Dube scored the Raiders’ goal by rebounding a shot from Gabe Ouellette’s first-half rush. Easton Wykes also earned an assist for the game. LSMR (0-8) hosts Kingswood on Saturday.

Ice hockey for girlsLebanon Stevens Kearsarge 3, Bedford 1

WEST LEBANON — Two goals a minute and a half apart early in the second half and a strong defense that kept Bedford on five shots in the last two halves propelled LSK to victory.

Phoebe Ballard, Greta Barber and Olivia Pollard each scored a goal and Andy Lindquist made 12 saves.

“We got better and better as the game went on,” said Raiders coach Mike Sheehan. “We’ve done a great job limiting Bedford’s chances while also creating our own.”

Lebanon (3-4) travel to ConVal-Conant on Saturday.

8 Woodstock, 1 Stowe

STOWE, Vt. – Isabel Konijnenberg scored a hat-trick and had two assists as the Wasps overwhelmed the 1-6 Raiders with two goals in periods one, two and four in the final stanza.

Gracelyn Laperle added two goals and Lily Gubbins, Fiona Piconi and Kassidy Haley had one each, with Haley contributing an assist. Hannah Gubbins had two assists and Meridien Bremel made 15 saves.

Woodstock (8-2) plays Missisquoi Valley at home on Wednesday.

Hanover 7, Burrillville (RI) 2

WEST LEBANON — Maeve Lee had a hat-trick and an assist as the Bears responded to a 2-1 deficit with five goals unanswered after the first period.

Faith Lindsay and Kali McDonnell each had a goal and an assist, and Rachel Rockmore and Julia Howe each scored once. Norah Bradley had an assist and Eleanor Edson made 15 saves.

Lee opened the scoring and after the visitors took the lead in the first half, Lee’s power play goal equalized and Lindsay finally gave Hannover the lead while Rockmore made it 4-2 after two periods.

“We played well against a strong side and it was a good comeback after losing to Bishop Guertin earlier in the week,” said Hanover manager John Dodds

The Bears (8-2 overall, 5-2 league) are at home in Beekmantown Central (NY) next Saturday.

Hartford 10, Brattleboro 1

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hurricanes soared 5-4 over .500 and will host rivals Woodstock in a repeat of last year’s VPA Division II title game on Saturday.

Boys BasketballWhite River Valley 66, Green Mountain 49

CHESTER, Vt. – Brayden Russ scored 24 points as the Wildcats improved to 5-3. Zander Clark had 11 and Tattin Griffin had 10 for the visitors.

White River Valley plays Tuesday at Mill River.

Mid Vermont Christian 67, Proctor 46

PROCTOR, Vt. – The Eagles got another strong showing from Joel Roberts, who scored 25 points, along with Carson Meloon’s double-double of 19 points and 19 rebounds.

Abel Goodwin had 13 points and Roman Goeppner had nine points and 15 boards for MVCS.

“We had a strong first half and took an early lead,” said Eagles coach Erva Barnes. “I felt like we relaxed too much in defense in the second half and allowed Proctor to get 23 points in the last frame. Overall a solid win but we have to pull ourselves together even when playing with a lead.”

MVCS (8-2) hosts West Rutland on Tuesday.

girls basketballHartford 72, Randolph 44

RANDOLPH, Vt. – Newcomer Charlotte Jasmin continued her impressive season, scoring 26 goals as the Hurricanes turned a tight game into a loss in the second half.

Hartford went into the break with a 28-27, then held Randolph to six, points in the third quarter and 17 for the half while scoring 44. Maddi Willey had 15 and Izzy Sirois had nine for Hartford.

Hartford (4-4) welcomes Windsor on Monday.

Rivendell 17, Twin Valley 7

ORFORD — The Raptors clinched their first win of the year against the 0-4 Wildcats in a low points affair.

Ryleigh Butler scored 10 for Rivendell, who kept Twin Valley scoreless in the first quarter and on a point in the fourth quarter.

Rivendell (1-8) is with Leland & Gray on Tuesday.

Thetford 60, Lamoille 31

LAMOILLE, Vt. – The Panthers had double-digit scores from four players, led by Addie Cadwell and Kelsey Bogie with 14 each, Charlize Brown with 13 and Whitney Lewis with 10. Madi Mousely had seven chips.

Thetford (7-2) has won six in a row and plays the Under-32s at home on Tuesday.

Lyndon 54, Oxbow 32

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. – Despite trailing much of the game, the Olympians stayed close for three quarters, trailing 30-25 before Lyndon dominated the final quarter 19-7.

Maggi Ellsworth led Oxbow with 13 and Emerson Fuller added 11.

The O’s (5-4) travel to Montpelier on Tuesday.

inside trackSolberg, Ames and Hastings win Dartmouth Relays

HANNOVER — At the Dartmouth Relays at Leverone Field House on Friday and Saturday, Hanover’s Ian Solberg won the high jump, Lebanon’s Tanner Ames won the weight throw and Lebanon’s Isabell Hastings the high jump, finishing fourth in the two-mile dash. Ames also finished fourth in the shot put.

In the 4 x 400 meter relay, the Hanoverian team with Aidan Powel, Aidan Bradley, Joaquin Martin and Lucian Gleiser took first place and Gleiser was sixth in the one mile race.

The Hurricane boys shine again

BURLINGTON — The Hartford boys finished first in the VPA Division II and third overall out of 27 teams at the Vermont Invitational.

Taking first place for the Hurricanes were Gabe Guillette in the 300m, Aydele Lowe in the long jump and the 4X400 relay team of Guillette, Conner Beland, Jack Fournier-Stephens and Bennett Moreno, who finished second in the 600m 0.32 seconds behind school reports.

Moreno and Fournier-Stephens teamed with Hugh Wendling and Gavin Farnsworth to finish second in the 4X800 relay. Lowe finished fourth in the high jump and Hartford’s Jordan Davis fourth in the triple jump. The top finishers from Thetford Academy included Ulysses Junker-Boyce, second in long jump and third in triple jump, Evan Rich, fifth in triple jump, and Ben Mattern, fifth in 3000m

In the girls, Thetford finished sixth out of 26 teams, Ava Hayden was first in the 3000m, sixth in the 1000m and teammate Jada Rich was fourth in the high jump. White River Valley’s Eleanor Prestridge was fifth in the shot put.

Results: Boys: South Burlington 152, Essex 136, Hartford 85.5, Burlington 70, Mt Mansfield Union 66, Thetford 48, Richford 36, North Country Union 35, Bellows Falls 31, U-32 30, Oxbow 13.33 ( 21.) White River Valley 10 (23.). Girls: Essex 178, South Burlington 138, North Country Union 102, U-32 80, Rice 51.5, Thetford 41, Lake Region 37, Milton 30, Mt, Mansfield Union 29, People Academy 28, White River Valley 23 (12th .) Hartford 16 (15th) Oxbow 4 (23rd)

bowlingWindsor wins at Valley Lanes

RANDOLPH, Vt. — Second in the Baker match, Windsor defeated third-placed South Burlington 2-1, and after losing the first match (165-154) to top seed Craftsbury, he won the next two (191-162, 144-136) finish first.

Leaders at Windsor were Isabella Foster (158, 172), Alyssa St. Louis (168, 164) and Avery Bean (167, 122).

Windsor has a home game at Maple Lanes in Claremont next Saturday against Hartford, Randolph and Brattleboro.

wrestlingMascoma second at Winnisquam tournament

TILTON, NH — The Royals finished second in a 15-team tournament, with Connor Hobbs (170lbs) and Ethan Lewis (182) winning their weight classes. Second went to Asa Michetti (152) and Damian Nestle (220), with Nolan Rombow (160) and Ben Poitras (195) taking third place. Angu Shampney was fourth (160) and Hunter Zarr was fifth (120).

For Lebanon, Taylor Davis (120) was 2-1 for the day, defeating White Mountains’ Logan Sampson by pin in the third period.

Blake Ploss (126) defeated Winnisquam’s Jack Propri by pin in the second half and Concord’s Owen Gragg in the quarterfinals before losing to eventual tournament winner Jayden Deal of Spaulding.

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