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NEIBL: Stratham remains unbeaten

The Stratham JV team improved its NEIBL record to 4-0 by sweeping a doubleheader against Lakes Region in Laconia on Saturday. Stratham won Game 1, 15-5, and took Game 2, 13-3.

Frank Krupp hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs to lead the Stratham offense in Game 1. Tim Gori tossed two scoreless innings to earn the win. Jake Wiberg went 2-for-3 and scored three runs. Tyler Leedberg, David Kohl and Duncan Cullinane each had three RBIs in the victory.

Stratham scored eight runs over the final two innings to pull away in Game 2. Kohl, Culliane and Kaleb Cecchetti each had two RBIs in that contest. Leedberg, Jason Yeaton and Wiberg each pitched a scoreless innng of relief.

Junior Varsity
Jutras 5, Kanc Crushers 4

Caleb LeClerc struck out five in two scoreless innings on the mound to help Jutras defeat the Kanc Crushers earlier this week. Jutras also received strong pitching from Mikey Girard, who struck out two and allowed one hit in three innings.

Girard, Leclerc, Izzy Lopex, Felix Soto and Andrew Houghton each had had a hit in the win.

Salem 8, Hollis/Brookline 2

Salem pushed across five runs in the top of the sixth and added two more in the seventh post an 8-2 victory in Brookline.

Hollis/Brookline took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the third before Salem cut its deficit in half in the top of the fifth. Adam Smith and Noah Poulin each went 2-for-4 for Salem. Smith also had a stolen base and scored a run. Poulin’s hits included a double. He also had an RBI and scored twice. Salem’s David Screnci added a double and two RBIs.
Cam Guay went 2-for-3 with two RBIs,  Gavin Knudsen went 1-for-1 with two walks and a run scored to lead Hollis/Brookline.

STA 4/13 Souhegan 3/8

Despite solid pitching from Sean Brennan and Jimmy Reel, Souhegan was limited to four hits and dropped a 4-3 decision to St. Thomas (1) in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday.

Isaiah Gutierrez gave Souhegan three strong innings on the mound before the bullpen faltered and allowed St. Thomas to prevail 13-8 in Game 2. Bobby Henline, Brady Mason and Brandon Dufour each had two hits, including a double, to lead the Souhegan offense in Game 2.

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