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WLC’s Pat Martin throws a no-hitter and hits a home run

Conant softball keeps rolling, Mascenic tops Hillsboro-Deering

  • The Conant girls softball team beat Mascenic on Tuesday, May 20

    The Conant girls softball team beat Mascenic on Tuesday, May 20

  • The Conant girls softball team beat Mascenic on Tuesday, May 20

    The Conant girls softball team beat Mascenic on Tuesday, May 20

  • The Conant girls softball team beat Mascenic on Tuesday, May 20
  • The Conant girls softball team beat Mascenic on Tuesday, May 20

WLC baseball

The Wilton-Lyndeborough baseball team beat Portsmouth Christian at Dover 6-0 on Monday. Pat Martin pitched all seven innings, giving up no hits while recording 10 strikeouts and just one walk. This was the first ever no-hitter for Martin, a senior. He also led the offensive charge with a three-run homer in the first inning. Christian Seeley went 2-3 with an RBI. WLC is now sixth in Division IV at 6-4.

Conant softball

The Orioles kept their undefeated season going with a 19-0 win over Mascenic on Tuesday. Conant remains No. 1 in Division III with a 12-0 record. They’ve scored 153 runs on the season while allowing only 13.

Mascenic softball

The Mascenic girls softball team earned its second win of the season, defeating Hillsborough-Deering by a score of 6-5 on Monday Sarah Sharp scored three runs including the game-winner in the 7th inning. Tori Keating scored two runs while Autum Firmin had a big two-out double to tie the game at five. Amber Salo played a great game at third base. Firmin gave up five hits and four walks and had two strikeouts in the win.

“We put forth effort in all facets of the game. Our base running was exceptional today,” said head coach Emily Gannon. The Vikings are now 2-9 and will play a doubleheader at WLC on Friday.

ConVal softball

The ConVal girls softball team posted a 8-2 win over Merrimack Valley on Monday. Courtney Fisher struck out 10, walked none and allowed two hits in the complete game effort. Stellar defensive plays by the ConVal defense kept the Pride off the base paths, allowing only three base runners on the night.

The Pride got their first hit of the game with a lead off hit but Emmasae Hallen made a stellar play, catching a hard hit line drive and quickly firing to first to double off the Pride base runner. In the 7th, Merrimack Valley lead off batter Leigh Balch reached on a Cougar error before 3rd baseman Emily Frost garnered the teams second hit putting two runners on. With two outs, catcher Reilly McCarty attempted a fake pickoff move and slipped as the ball trickled out of play, allowing both runs to score making it 8-2. Fisher ended the mini rally with a high fastball for the three pitch strikeout.

The Cougar offense was led by Taylor Guay who went 3-4 with two runs scored and Hallen who went 2-3 with five RBI and a run scored. The Cougars pounded out nine hits and sent 12 batters to the plate in the 2nd inning, scoring seven times.

The Cougars return home Friday to face Souhegan on senior day.

Conant baseball

The Conant baseball team fell to Monadnock 2-1 on Monday. Garrett Poole pitched all six innings allowing two runs. The Orioles scattered six hits over seven innings, but never got the big hit, leaving six runners in scoring position. The Orioles sit at 5-7 and will play Campbell at home this afternoon.

ConVal boys tennis

The ConVal boys tennis team defeated Souhegan 6-3 on May 20. Carl Svensson, Brendan Grenier, Andrew Pierce, and John Colantino won their singles matches for the Cougars. In doubles play, Svensson and Daniel Forrest won by a score of 8-1, while the duo of Lithgow and Grenier won 9-7. The last time the Cougars faced Souhegan, the score was reversed as Souhegan won 6-3. Coach Mike Young was please with his teams performance saying, “Carl Svensson played his best for an 8-0 win, while Andrew Pierce also had a convincing singles win.” The Cougars sit at 5-5 and will host St. Thomas this afternoon.

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