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September 11, 2013

SPORTS ROUNDUP

(Continued)

FIELD HOCKEY

Varsity

Lady Astros starts with shutout

The varsity Lady Astros traveled to Nashua on Sept. 3 to take on South in their season-opener. They led, 7-0, after the first half and finished at 9-0.

Pinkerton goals were scored by Kaylie DeCosmo (4), Elizabeth Tveter (2), Julie Saltamartini, Laura Moran, Erin Johnston. Assists were from Saltamartini (4), Gabby Guerard, Jessica Cote.

Warriors top Astros

After trailing by 2 goals early in the second half, the Astros staged a 2-goal comeback before falling to the Warriors, 4-2. Defensive efforts were led by Jess McCully, Jess Cote, and Alex Albano. Key saves by Jordan Dudley kept the game in close range for the Astros.

JV

JV blanks South

The JV Lady Astros beat South, 12–0. Kristin Crowell earned the game ball, while Abby Amato and Maddy LoLiata each had hat tricks. Amanda Szostak and Kristin Crowell each had 2 goals. Maddie Humel had 2 goals and an assist. Bailie Freeman and Kelsey Weston each played great defense in the win.

Astros trounce Warriors

The JV Lady Astros got goals from Amanda Szostak and Abby Amato and an assist from Mackenzie Pierce as they defeated Winnacunnet, 2–0. Alyssa Greig showed great hustle throughout the game.

Freshman

Pinkerton falls to Souhegan

The freshman Lady Astros lost to Souhegan on Thursday, 3-0. They had a slow start, but Hailey Hicks, Emma Bennett, Rachel Spellman, Sarah Nowick, Eleni Dionis tried to turn it around on offense in the second half. Defensively, Lauren Middleton blocked 3 shots in net.

FOOTBALL

Varsity

Astros fall to Bedford

The varsity Astros traveled to Bedford on Friday night for their first game in the revamped Division 1. The Astros scored first on a long run by Manny Latimore, but Bedford was able to answer and took a 7-6 lead.

The Astros were able to score again for the 12–7 lead, but the Bulldogs completed a 25 yard pass for the 14–12 lead midway through the fourth quarter. The Astros were not able to get back on the scoreboard and dropped their season opener, 14–12.

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