DERRY, N.H. — As Sophia Viger stepped onto the mat and looked down the long runway for the vault, her mind filled with fear.
It’s going to feel weird for Windham coach Anne Haky when she looks at her roster next winter and doesn’t see Sam Adamson anywhere.
With the championship hanging in the balance, Pinkerton’s Conor Seleny took the baton in second place, with 200 meters to decide the title.
Pinkerton’s wrestling team had a great showing at Saturday’s Capital Classic in Concord, finishing third with 169 points behind Haverhill (171.5) and Rhode Island power Bishop Hendricken (170.5).
DERRY — Brooke Kane was pretty confused when the buzzer randomly went off after she drained a 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter.
Five of Ethan May’s team-high 15 points came from the foul line in the fourth quarter to lead Londonderry boys basketball to a 54-52 win over Concord on Friday. Cole Keegan and Jackson Cox followed May with 12 and 10 points for the Lancers (3-1).
ANDOVER — The Londonderry girls basketball team had a successful showing in the 33rd annual Commonwealth Motors Girls Christmas Classic, finishing 6th out of eight teams.
SALEM – Like many of the school’s sports programs discovered in the fall, the move up to New Hampshire’s Division 1 hasn’t been that difficult for the Windham boys hockey squad. But the Lancers from Londonderry probably already knew it wouldn’t be.
DERRY — The puck, with Jordyn Wasiejko’s name scribbled across it, will soon find itself on display among the treasured mementos of Pinkerton Academy’s rich athletic tradition.
As the final seconds dwindled away, Windham point guard Riley Desmarais drove past his defender into the lane and dished a no-look pass to a wide-open Rocky Heres. Heres then converted the game-winning laup with two seconds left to give the Jags a thrilling 44-43 win over Trinity on Friday.
SALEM —The Rockingham Area Youth Swim Team (RAYS) held its second home swim meet Dec. 8 at the Salem Workout Club. Ribbons were awarded to the top six finishers in each event. There were many personal best, regional, silver and age group qualifying swims at this event.
HAVERHILL — The annual Greater Lawrence Christmas Tourneys (aka the Commonwealth Motors Christmas Classics) will be highlighting two well known figures from the basketball community who died recently.
Pinkerton senior Amelia Graves, one of the area’s top scholar-athletes, was named to the 9-player Division 1 All-State volleyball first team. Second-teamers included Maddie Sanborn of Londonderry and Taylor Sawyer of Windham.
After advancing to the Division 1 state championship game, Pinkerton had eight players selected to the All-New Hampshire Division 1 South first team. The Astros were led by star fullback/defensive end Gannon Fast and linebacker Jackson Clark.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Pinkerton’s girls cross country team couldn’t defend its New England cross country title Saturday at Derryfield Park, but the Astros did reach their goal of being the top team from New Hampshire.
LONDONDERRY — With the game on the line, Pinkerton’s Nick Lombard saw the play develop, and he reacted.
NASHUA — The conditions were not at all like Pinkerton junior Meghan Cross would have preferred for Saturday’s Meet of Champions at Nashua South High School.
- Officials get Woodmont Commons updates
- XtremeCraze comes to Londonderry
- Beaver Lake to get milfoil treatment
- Police logs
- Parkland trauma manager named to state review committee
- Taking top honors: Sullivan named Citizen of the Year
- Man, 78, charged with sexual abuse of family member
- Smith: Town is thriving, but still much work to do
- Police: Derry woman drove car 117 mph before arrest
- Frost Festival celebrates the season