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September 13, 2012

SPORTS ROUNDUP

(Continued)

Pinkerton takes tie

The JV Lady Astros team could not find the back of the net Sept. 7 in Keene, no matter what they tried to do on offense.

Steph Modrak and Erin Johnston played great defense. Haley Harrington and Laura Moran showed great hustle in the 0–0 tie.

Freshman

Astros fall short

The freshman Lady Astros traveled to Winnacunnet and struggled in the first half, but made adjustments at halftime.

After trailing 4–0 at the half, the Lady Astros only allowed 1 goal in the second half. Defensively, and in net, Ali Benway-Farnimeau did a great job.

Sarah Meisner cleared the ball numerous times. Mackenzie Pierce, Amanda Thomas and Madeline Humel were offensively working hard to spread out and get past Winnacunnet’s defense.

Frosh drop one to Exeter

The freshman Lady Astros lost to Exeter Sept. 7, 2-1.

Amanda Thomas scored the goal and led the team offensively with the help of MacKenzie Pierce and Korryn Lima.

CROSS-COUNTRY

Boys

Pinkerton takes invitational

The Long Red Line won the Paul Letarte Invitational at Great Glenn Trails for the seventh consecutive year. Leading the way were seniors Patrick Chabot (2nd in 17:51), Sean Kopetz (3rd in 18:01),

and Chris Poggi (4th in 18:02).

Following closely behind were Connor Kwiecien, Joe Poggi, Owen Clark and Getachew Silva.

Girls

Varsity

Trailblazers take second

The Pinkerton girls competed in the Souhegan Relays at Freestyle Farms in Amherst.

The Trailblazers took home tons of hardware, taking second team overall in the meet with a low team score of 15 points, just behind Londonderry scoring 8 points, and having one three-person team take second place individually.

The top three-person team for Pinkerton included freshman Ariel Vailancourt, junior Haley McMullen and senior Felicia Dowling. They placed second overall with a time of 53:42. Other very strong performances were run by freshman Taylor Lacey, junior Danika Ashness and senior Siobhan McLaughin.

JV

Jr. Trailblazers take third

The junior Trailbalzers took third overall in their race behind Keene and Londonderry. Top finishers for the trailblazers include freshman Vivienne Rouge, placing fourth overall; senior Hannah Pierce, placing 13th overall; and junior Meredith Haney, who placed 17th overall.

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