Astros shine at Dartmouth
The Pinkerton team of Patrick Cotnoir, Ryan Dane, Conor Seleny and JR Rosario placed second in the 4x200 in 1:34.51 at the Dartmouth Relays last Monday. Also for the Astros, Adam Spencer was fourth in the 55 hurdles (7.84) and Joron Harrell was third in the triple jump (44-7.5). Pinkerton tied for eighth as a team (18 points).
Courtney Shay led Londonderry girls basketball with 16 points and Colleen Furlong added 11, but the Lancers fell to a talented Bedford team, 63-48, on Friday. Lizzy Stevenson had 12 points, Kendi Barnard had 11 and Catherine Penick added 10 to lead the Bulldogs.
Astros tie for first
Katelyn Bennett was a team-best third overall as Pinkerton skiing tied for first in a seven-team meet with 378 points last Wednesday. Astro Hannah Peterson was fourth overall.Timberlane was sixth with 239 points.
Adamson nets 26
Sam Adamson had a career-high 26 points, and Ali Schiebel and Sarah Dempsey scored 18 apiece as Windham clipped Alvirne 64-55 on Friday.
Pinkerton takes second
Led by a third overall from Kenny McCarthy, Pinkerton boys skiing took second in a seven-team meet with 376 points last Wednesday. Timberlane was third with 364 points.
On the Ball
Londonderry’s Cody Ball is enjoying another excellent season for the St. Anselm basketball team. Considered perhaps the best all-around player on the team, he’s averaging 12.7 points a game, is third on the team in rebounds and second in assists. St. Anselm is off to a 14-2 start.
Pinkerton bowling takes first
Pinkerton’s bowling team won first in a meet against Raymond, Dover, Souhegan and Spaulding at Strikers East in Raymond on Saturday. The Astros took the No. 1 seed in the qualifying round with a two-game standard ten pin total of 1783. Captain Jason Barton rolled games of 195 and 149, Matt Gagnon rolled a 158 and 122,Bryant Nourse bowled a fine 208 and a 164, Lance Lemieux had a 172 and a nice 224 and Harry Michaud bowled a 186 and 205.
The Astros then defeated Souhegan in the semifinals in two games; 198 to 140 and 150 to 123. In the finals, the Astros had an exciting two-round match against Raymond. Both teams tied the first game at 159 with Pinkerton taking the roll-off 40 pins to Raymond’s 24. The second game came down to the last frames with Lemieux striking in the 9th and Michaud throwing three strikes in the 10th to roll the Astros to a 195-191 win.