Local Roundup: Mascoma defeats Hopkinton in girls hoops

Published: 02-06-2024 5:52 PM

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GIRLS BASKETBALL

Mascoma 54, Hopkinton 31

Key players: Mascoma — Leah Larocque, Emily Seiler, Alexis Patterson, Makenna Houston

Highlights: Leah Larocque played great, as did Emily Seiler in the front court, as the Royals handed the Hawks just their second loss of the season.

Coach’s quote: “We finally came to play in the second half.” — Mascoma’s Tonya Young

Records: Mascoma 8-6; Hopkinton 13-2

BOYS BASKETBALL

Thetford 60, Randolph 52

Key players: Thetford — Mitchell Parkman, Dylan Vance, Sam Parkman, Xander Oshoniyi; Randolph — Ethan Davignon

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Highlights: The Panthers fought through the diversity of foul trouble and injury to earn their 15th win in 16 games and stay atop the VPA Division III standings.

Coach’s quote: “We played OK defense for most of the game. Also knocked down late-game free throws” — Thetford’s Jason Gray

Records: Thetford 15-1; Randolph 9-6

GIRLS HOCKEY

Hanover 4, Berlin-Gorham-Kennett 0

Key players: Hanover — Nora Bradley (one goal, one assist), Maeve Lee (three goals, one assist), Maggie Feng, Faith Lindsay, Casey Wilkinson (one assist each); Berlin — Olivia O’Neil (35 saves)

Highlights: Nora Bradley’s first-period goal was her 100th career point. Maeve Lee scored in each period for a hat trick. Eleanor Edson had 12 saves for the shutout.

Coach’s quote: “Any time you come out of Notre Dame Arena with a shutout, it’s a good day. We got off the bus ready to play, outshooting them 17-4 in the first. It was a complete-game effort the girls should feel good about.” — Hanover’s John Dodds

Records: Hanover 9-3-1 league, 10-4-1 overall; Berlin 11-2-0

Hanover 4, Concord 0

Key players: Hanover — Nora Bradley (two goals), Maeve Lee and Maggie Feng (one goal each), Hannah Gardner (two assists), Heidi Kauffman, Lucy Braga, Julia Lawe, Maeve Lee (one assist each); Concord — Kaylee Dellolacono (38 saves)

Highlights: Concord kept it a one-goal game with some strong goaltending until Hanover broke it open with three goals in the third period of Saturday’s win at Campion Rink.

Coach’s quote: “Down a couple players to injury, the girls adjusted well to new line combinations and controlled play in the offensive zone for much of the game. It was a nice team effort today with contributions coming from our entire lineup.” — Hanover’s John Dodds

Records: Hanover 8-3-1 league, 9-4-1 overall ; Concord 5-5-0

BOYS HOCKEY

St. Thomas 3, Lebanon 2

Key players: Lebanon — C.J. Gogan was a positive factor every time he was on the ice.

Highlights: Paddy Mooney (from Benjamin Benes) and Keegan Dannehy (unassisted) put the Raiders up 2-0 after one but it wasn’t enough in a one-goal loss at Campion Rink.

Coach’s quote: “We let a team with high-end talent hang around. We lost our composure, and they made us pay by scoring two on the power play.” — Lebanon’s Dean Cashman

Records: St. Thomas 5-9-0; Lebanon 8-4-0 league, 10-4-0 overall