Sports news and results from around the region for Oct. 10
∎ The Monadnock Mountaineers came a play away from their fifth shutout of the season. Their opponent, Keene, scored a touchdown on the final play of the game to make the score 34-7. Daniel Curran led the Mountaineers defense with 14 tackles, eight of which were in the backfield. Fullback Stanley Scott rushed for two scores.
∎ The Granite State Panthers lost a rainy, closely-contested struggle against the Seacoast Titans 7-6. After Cooper Wayrynen’s 4th-quarter touchdown pass to Brandon Ford, the Panthers elected to go for a two-point conversion and the win, but the Titans held fast. Granite State plays at Berlin Sunday at 1 p.m.
∎ ConVal girls soccer played a solid game against Goffstown last Friday, but came up short in the end. The Cougars lost 1-0 after failing to connect on a handful of second-half scoring opportunities. Grace Bowman, Jess Nerz and Haley Zanga played strong games in the loss.
∎ The ConVal girls soccer team also dropped a tough one to Coe-Brown on Tuesday night; after an early goal by Sylvie Holding (assisted by Zoe Paige and Meghan Close), the Cougars could not hold on to the lead in the second half. The Bears scored quickly in the overtime period to put the Cougars away.
∎ Conant girls field hockey lost in a 6-0 blowout to Hopkinton Saturday. Sarah Gonsalves put on a valiant effort in goal for the Orioles, but was overwhelmed by the Hawks’ offensive attack. Hopkinton kept the ball in Conant’s defensive end for the majority of the game. Conant also lost 2-0 to Monadnock on Tuesday night.
∎ The Dublin School mountain biking team competed at Vermont Academy. Due to previous success in the
C division, Myles Spencer of Harrisville was moved up to the B category and finished an impressive 10th place on a very technical course. AJ Simpson made his first podium appearance, placing third in the Boy’s C race, and Lillian Campbell placed fourth in the girls C division.