Local Roundup: Lebanon boys tennis finish regular season undefeated

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Published: 05-19-2024 4:39 PM

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Boys Tennis

Lebanon 6, Oyster River 3

Key players: Lebanon — Lavi Halwawala

Highlights: Halwawala played well against a serve-and-volleyer but held strong to win the match 8-5.

Coach’s quote: “Ending the season undefeated was gratifying. The boys worked hard to achieve this. As in every high school season, teams get better as the season goes on. The last matches were very tough.” — Lebanon’s Tammy and Chad Arado

Records: Lebanon 14-0; Oyster River 6-9

Girls Lacrosse

Hanover 15, Hollis-Brookline 8

Key players: Hanover — Maeve Lee, Cassidy Loughman, Nora Bradley, Sage Fargher

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Highlights: Lee (6 goals); Loughman (5 goals); Bradley (3 goals); Fargher (1 goal, 1 assist)

Coach’s quote: “Hollis-Brookline has a strong program, and we have had many hard-fought games in recent years against them. For our young team to put in the work, make adjustments and achieve the result that we did means a lot for this program.” — Hanover’s Sarah Martin

Records: Hanover 9-4; Hollis-Brookline 9-5

Lebanon 11
Concord Christian 3

Key players: Lebanon — Hadley Rich, Norah Burns, Tori Palys

Highlights: Rich (4 goals); Sara Forman (3 goals, 1 assist); Abby Ripley (1 goal); Burns (3 goals); Savannah Lindsley (1 goal); Caroline Weber, Abby Auch, Audrey Newton and Biff Maher (1 assist each)

Coach’s quote: “We had a great team effort today and were able to put some things together going into our last week of the regular season.” — Lebanon’s Sara Ecker

Records: Lebanon 7-4; Concord Christian 1-11

Lebanon 16, Trinity 9

Key players: Lebanon — Full team effort today, all players were key contributors.

Highlights: Maddie Jewell (7 goals, 4 assists); Biff Maher (4 goals, 1 assist, 6 draw controls); Sara Forman (1 goal, 7 draw controls); Hadley Rich (1 goal, 4 assists); Lindsey Stark (1 goal); Norah Burns and Abby Auch (1 goal, 1 assist eacj)

Coach’s quote: “Our midfield fought hard today for 50-50 balls (draw controls, ground balls and clears), which made a huge difference in the game outcome. The majority of our goals were assisted, which is a sign of solid team play.” — Lebanon’s Sara Ecker

Records: Lebanon 8-4; Trinity 6-7

Softball

Oxbow 26, Bellows Falls 0

Key players: Oxbow — Noemi Rosa, Mazie Bourgeois, Hadlee Allen, Faith Eastman, Brooke Osgood, Abby Longto

Highlights: Oxbow struck early with nine runs in the top of the first inning, including a three-run homer by Eastman. Rosa, Bourgeois and Allen collect four hits on the day. Rosa would tallies two home runs of her own. Rosa also pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out seven in five innings.

Coach’s quote: “We came to play today after we struggled the day before. It is nice to rebound like that. Already a good day for the whole team. Very proud of these girls it was fun to watch them today.” — Oxbow’s Chuck Simmons

Records: Oxbow 11-0; Bellows Falls 8-4

Hanover 2, Milford 0

Key players: Hanover —i Jess Lobb (7 IP, 5 hits, 1 BB, 6 SO); Abby Campfield (2-for-3, triple, 4 PO)

Highlights: Hanover scored single runs in the first and seventh innings to take the win. The Bears’ defense secured the shutout. Lobb pitched the complete game for Hanover. She allowed five hits and one walk and had six strikeouts.

Coach’s quote: “The grit and determination of this team continues to shine when it matters. It was a great defensive battle today. Our pitching and defense were key today, and we made some big plays when the pressure was on. I’m so proud of this team.” — Hanover’s Megan Sobel

Records: Hanover 7-6; Milford 4-9

West Rutland 7, Windsor 3

Key players: Windsor — Cassie Clark, Hannah Tenney

Highlights: Tenney was solid in left field. Clark was 1-for-3 at the plate with two RBIs on the day.

Coach’s quote: “We played so much better this time against them, and a few plays were the difference. I’m happy with the progress I saw today.” — Windsor’s Wendy Moody

Records: West Rutland 10-2; Windsor 4-6

Oyster River 17, Lebanon 0

Highlights: Oyster River had 17 runs on eight hits and five errors. Lebanon had two hits and zero errors.

Records: Oyster River 13-3; Lebanon 3-11

Baseball

Hanover 3, Milford 1

Key players: Hanover — Jake Toulmin, Allie Muirhead, Jojo Drent, Hayden Avard

Highlights: Hanover scored twice in the second when Muirhead led off the inning with a single, followed by a Jack Lobb sac bunt. Muirhead advanced to third on a balk before Sean Nam hit a hard ground ball to third and reached on an error, scoring Muirhead on the play. Nam then stole second, advanced to third on a throwing error and stole home two pitches later on a botched squeeze bunt that was thrown in the dirt. Toulmin started on the mound going six innings, allowing one unearned run on two hits with 10 strikeouts and six walks. The lefty also picked off four runners on the bases. The lone run came in the sixth inning. Hanover answered in the top of the seventh when Drent singled with two outs, stole second, advanced to third on a throwing error, and came home on an infield single by Muirhead.

Coach’s quote: “We found away to come out on top of a close game, which we have struggled to do most of the year. Toulmin pitched very well and competed even though he didn’t have his best command.” — Hanover’s John Grainger

Records: Hanover 7-6; Milford 5-8