Area Sports Roundup, May 7

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May 8—ConVal baseball falls to Hollis-Brookline

PETERBOROUGH — After a solid two innings to start the game, the wheels fell off for the ConVal baseball team in a 16-3, 5-inning loss to Hollis-Brookline Friday in Peterborough.

Hollis scored 11 runs in the third inning.

Brady Carpentiere got the start and "did his job pitching to ground balls," said head coach Matt Harris. "We just didn't make the mental plays."

Owen McGuire went 1-1 at the plate with two runs scored an a hit by pitch. Sam Scheinblum went 2-2 with a double and an RBI.

ConVal next hosts Pelham Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

ConVal softball falls late to Hollis-Brookline

PETERBOROUGH — A late-inning explosion pushed Hollis-Brookline softball over ConVal, 7-1, Friday in Peterborough.

Tied 1-1 heading into the fifth inning, Hollis scored six late runs on ConVal's Lily Mandel to get the win.

"[Hollis] came to play tonight," said ConVal head coach Amanda Hinton.

Hinton said she would have put another pitcher in once Hollis started hitting Mandel, but did not have another other pitchers available.

The Cougars only mustered two hits, a double from Sam Henderson and a single from Morgan Bemont.

Brianna Hutchinson had the lone RBI for ConVal.

ConVal's game against Souhegan, originally scheduled for Monday, has been postponed because of non-COVID- or weather-related issues. The Cougars next take the field against Pelham Wednesday in Peterborough.

KHS boys tennis finishes undefeated week

The Keene boys tennis team wrapped up a 4-0 week with another tight win Friday, 5-4 against Concord in Keene.

The Blackbirds took four of six singles, with Nick Walton, Dillon Rodgers, Max Santos and Sam Bergeron each winning their match.

Concord took two of three doubles, but Keene got the points they needed with Walton and Ethan Lewis earned the win at first doubles.

"The guys ground it out," said head coach Bill Hay. "Wasn't easy. ... Good atmosphere."

Keene moves to 5-4 on the season and travels to Lebanon Monday.

Keene girls tennis falls to Concord

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