Exeter holds of Salem to post baseball win
Exeter scored in the bottom of the sixth to take the lead and then held off a seventh inning charge from visiting Salem to earn a 4-3 win in NHIAA baseball action Saturday.
James Mundy tripled to score Ty Mezquita in the bottom of the sixth for the go-ahead run for Exeter (8-7).
In the top of the seventh, Salem (7-10) threatened by getting Nick Shumski to third base with one out, but Exeter pitcher Christian Devine got the last two outs to end the game.
Newport 6, Monadnock 0: At Swanzey, Stephanie Carl shut out the hosts to help Newport improve to 11-3. Maddie Ellnor went 2-for-3 for Monadnock (6-6).
Londonderry 12, Salem 1: At Salem, the game was close (2-1 Londonderry) after one but the Lancers (9-6) pulled away as the game wore on.
Max Hastings (four goals, two assists), Nick Yennaco (two goals, two assists), Dave Wiedenfeld (goal, three assists) and Dillan McKay (two goals) led Londonderry. Salem (4-12) got its goal from John Bartose.
At BEDFORD FRIDAY
Bedford 6, Exeter 3
Singles: Katie Wood (E) d. Julie Aichinger 9-8 (4-7); Anna Corrao (B) d. Melissa Wood 8-4; Anna Heard (E) d. Abby Ramsay 8-6; Katie Lietz (E) d. Anitha Machupalli 8-6; Anli Zhang (B) d. Rachel Salzman 8-3; Maylene LaPress (B) d. Abby Aleksa 8-3
Doubles: Aichinger/Ramsay (B) d. K. Wood/M.Wood 8-2; Corrao/Machupalli (B) d. Heard/Salzman 8-0; Zhang/Sydney Fontaine (B) d. Lietz/Aleksa 8-2
Records: Bedford 14-0; Exeter 12-2
ConVal 5, St. Thomas 2
Singles: Carl Svensson (CV) d. Peter Ferrin 8-2; Zane Keehbler (STA) d. Daniel Forrest 8-4; Kevin Szmyd (STA) d. Brendan Grenier 8-1; Jack Lithgow (CV) d. Alec Keehbler 8-2; Andrew Pierce (CV) d. Matt Weber 8-6; Malik Tabbara vs. Cam Barrett (did not finish)
Svensson/Forrest (CV) d. Ferrin/Z. Keehbler 8-5; Lithgow/Grenier (CV) d. Szmyd/A. Keehbler 8-2; third doubles was not played
Records: ConVal 7-5; St. Thomas 7-6
Londonderry 7, Nashua North 2
Singles: Ryan Broderick (L) d. Jacob Arikian 8-1; Tim Court (L) d. Sam Kluger 8-0; Matt McKinney (L) d. Ethan Kim 8-1; Zachariah Fahsi (N) d. Dan Pleva 8-4; Cam Letalien (L) forfeit win Justin Yeung; Vinee Annu (L) d. Karthik Korrapaty 8-4
Doubles: Court/McKinney (L) d. Arikian/Kluger 8-5; Broderick/Letalien (L) d. Kim/Fahsi 8-2; Korapaty/Will Barry (N) forfeit win over Pleva/Annu
Records: Londonderry 11-3; Nashua North 8-6