Up-and-coming Concord High School senior Max Leahy (pictured) received the NH Basketball Officials Association’s John E. Burke Sportsmanship Award. David Greenidge, Sr., and Dennis Ordway of the NHBOA presented the award. The John E. Burke Sportsmanship Award is presented annually to a high school boy and girl who exemplify the principles of sportsmanship, integrity and integrity on and off the basketball court.
The Bow Memorial School baseball team (8-5) lost to Amherst Middle School in the Tri-County Division 2 championship game 4-0. Aidan O’Keeffe and Troy Konstantakos played great for Bow, going seven innings total, battering six batters and allowing just one hit for a very solid Amherst team. Clayton Nazdan went 1v3 with a stolen base. Josh Roos and Konstantakos recorded two putouts in the field while Bryce Gervais put on a strong performance behind the plate to win his first game of the season.
Banks beat Kiwanis in the semifinals of Concord Northeast Babe Ruth 17-11. For Kiwanis, Noah Chrabolowski went 4.1 innings, hitting out five and giving up just three runs. Tyler Mayo led the offense with three RBI 2-on-3s. Banks fought hard and Tommy Weaver came in to pitch 5.1 innings to give them a shot at the win. Rowan Arndt led the offense, scoring four goals and stealing six bases.
■ The Concord Police Patrolmen’s Association defeated Rowley Agency 9-6 in the other semi-final of Babe Ruth. Patrick Owen racked up two hits for CPPA and excelled from behind the plate. Deagan Hines pitched five innings and gave up two runs. He also reached base on each of his four plate appearances, scoring four runs. For Rowley, Levi Sweatt, Arden Mawdesley and Logan Hayes each had a hit. Dylan Nadeau drew a walk in his two record appearances.
■The Eagles defeated Granite State Glass 15-4 in the AAA Concord Little League semifinals. Strong outings from FrederikFjeldsted (2.2 innings pitched, four strikeouts), Maddox Harvey (0.2 innings, strikeout) and Leo MacBride (1.2 innings, three strikeouts) and strong defense from CardenAldridge helped the GSG bats in to keep check. MacBride (home run, two hits, two runs), Aldridge (two hits, double, run), Wyatt MacDonald (hit, two runs), Harvey (hit, run) and Tucker Kirshneur (hit, run) led the offense.
In Cap Area Majors softball action, Concord Northeast Local Baskit defeated Hopkinton Key Collision 8-7. For Local Baskit, Natalee Rowell put up four no-hit innings and hit the winning run. Dorothy Ricard, Mahalie Burdette and Anna Leon had key hits in the winning rally. For Key Collision, Ella Johnson threw six great innings and Zoe Freitas was a force behind the plate and on bases.
Hillsboro’s Dave Fleming placed second overall in the 75-91 age group and Loudon’s Joe Labontee placed third overall in the 55-74 age group at the Valley Seniors Golf Tournament event at Passaconaway Country Club in Litchfield. Labontee finished first in his subdivision while Fleming finished second in his subdivision.
SNHU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Karen Pinkos is hosting a High School Elite Clinic on June 28 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. There is a limit of 50 players. Contact Valerie Driscoll at [email protected].
■Spartans Basketball, New Hampshire’s largest AAU basketball program, hosts its annual Summer League session at the Derry Sports Center. Games are played Tuesday through Thursday evenings through mid-August. All exercises take place on Friday evenings. For more information visit nhspartans.com, contact Chris Coates at [email protected] or call 603-926-2276.
Roller skating at the Douglas N. Everett Arena takes place on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Roller Skating is only available for a limited time until July 31st. Admission is $5, but skates can be rented from the Pro Shop if needed for an additional fee of $5. Book a private roller skating event for a birthday party, field trip or rain event. Private events are only $150 per hour. If interested, call 228-2784 or email [email protected]. Visit concordnh.gov/rollerskating for more information.
Summer Boys High School Basketball Tournament will be held on July 9th and the Summer Girls High School Basketball Tournament will be held on July 16th at the NHTI. Contact Paul Hogan ([email protected]) for the boys tournament and Darren Johnson ([email protected]) for the girls tournament.
Concord High School Boys Soccer Alumni Game will be held on August 18 at 5:30 p.m. at Rundlett Middle School. All former players are cordially invited to participate. If you have any questions, please email Scott Dunlop at [email protected].
NHTI basketball camps Will be held over the summer: Point Guard/Post Player Camp at NHTI (June 24-26 and July 1-3), Paul Hogan Basketball Camps (hogancamps.com or 603-340-1719), Rip City Basketball Camp at the NHTI (July 5-8 and July 18-21), the 27th Annual Specialty Basketball Camp (July 24-28), and the Shooter’s Gold Basketball Camps (held throughout the summer in Bow, Conway, Enfield, Gilford, Lancaster, Meredith and Orford). For information on any of these camps, contact Paul Hogan at [email protected].
NH Hoop Skills Basketball Camps, led by Karen Pinkos, Southern New Hampshire University women’s basketball coach, will be held June 27-30 and July 25-28 for girls in grades 2-9 to build skills, build confidence and have fun playing basketball. Visit nhhoopskills.com or contact [email protected] for more information.
4th Annual NH Lightning Softball Camp for players ages 7-12 will be held on July 20th at Martin Field in Concord. Places are limited. Register at www.nhlightning.org.
Hopkinton Middle School has the following fall and winter coaching positions open: college and JV boys basketball, JV field hockey, middle school girls soccer, middle school boys soccer, middle school girls basketball. If you are interested, please contact Dan Meserve at [email protected].
John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching opening for the 2022-23 school year: girls varsity and JV volleyball, bass fishing, JV field hockey and cross country. Submit a recent resume, letter of motivation and three recent letters of reference to Mark Searles, Athletic Director, John Stark Regional High School, 618 North Stark Highway, Weare, NH 03281 or email [email protected].
Hillsboro-Deering High School is looking for a JV girls basketball coach, a collegiate baseball head coach, a collegiate softball head coach and two assistant outdoor track coaches. Interested applicants who can commit to the season should submit an application at hdsd.org/employment. If you have any questions, contact Athletic Director Jay Wood at [email protected].