Despite trailing at the half, the Lady Astros had a great comeback to win, 55-49.
Brittany Gagne had 20 points with great hustle. Kaitlyn Meskell and Olivia Mathieu had a great game rebounding.
Winnacunnet tops Astros
Pinkerton’s varsity boys dropped one to Winnacunnet Dec. 14, 66-58.
The Astros had balanced scoring. Cam Welch had 15 points and Scott Bradley had 10. Justin Scott, Luke Testa and Luke Rosinski chipped in 9 points apiece.
Pinkerton led most of the game, but ran out of gas in the fourth period.
The Astros were down 2 with a minute 30 seconds, but had to foul and lost by 8 points to the senior-laden Winnacunnet Warriors.
Young Astros win opener
The freshman Astros had some first-game jitters in their season-opener against Spaulding.
But the young team overcame that and won, 48-26.
Ben Olson stood out as a dominant force inside for the Astros in the win.
Astro bowlers No. 1 seed
On Dec. 8, Merrimack, Sanborn, Pinkerton and Raymond bowlers met. The Pinkerton varsity bowlers were the number one seed with a total of 1,721 for the standard games.
Andy Stock had games of 122 and 134; Raina Stobbs 157 and 130; Ben Campbell 14l and 193; Zakk Salvo 180 and 236; and Nick Stilian 256 and 172. Extra bowler Primo Lombardi had games of 150 and 182.
Pinkerton had a 919 first series and an 856 second for a total of 1,775 giving Pinkerton top team total for standard, number one seed and a bye for the Baker match.
Pinkerton then went on to win the next two games 184 to 131 and 180 to 155.
Junior Astros fall short
In a matchup Dec. 8 with Merrimack, Sanborn, Pinkerton and Raymond, the junior Astro bowlers lost both standard games to Merrimack, 710-690 and 843-652.
Jordan Caux had games of 113 and 116; Alexandria Albano 123 and 114; Ritziko Linzi 116 and 115; Michael Komisarek 205 and 131; and Whitney Leyland 133 and a 176. Natalie Fabrizio, as an extra bowler, rolled a 101 and 131.