NEWPORT — The girls basketball team finished its season on a sour note by losing to Winnisquam, 65-40. The Tigers were 8-for-18 from the line as Winnisquam was 24-for-37. In double figures for Newport were Paula Menard, 11, Zib Rybicki and Brandi Sartwell with 10 each. Newport finished at 1-15.
CLAREMONT — The Cards fell to undefeated ConVal, 74-44, in a Class I matchup. Hanging tough with the Cougars through one period, 17-12, the Cards then went 11:33 without a field goal when Gabe Howard hit a three-pointer. Keith Jacquier played a good game for Stevens.
LANGDON — The Fall Mountain Wildcats completely dominated the game against Monadnock and came away with an easy 65-44 victory. Fearing the game might be a slam-banger, the Wildcats controlled the contest from the opening tip. Sophomore Jason Waysville had a steady game leading the way with 18 points.
NEWPORT — The Tiger girls broke open a tie game with a third-quarter surge to beat Woodsville, 59-43 in their closing game of the season. Newport outscored the Engineers, 20-8, in the third quarter. Susan Feenstra led a balanced scoring attack with 12 points. Wendy Bell had 11 and Becky Learnard added 10.
CLAREMONT — Stevens High School senior Robin-Lyn Ingalls will be one of the school’s top four student-athletes honored at the St. Joseph’s Sports night. Ingalls will receive the top girls award. She earned varsity letters in track, soccer and basketball. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ingalls of Cornish.
LANGDON — Fall Mountain stayed with powerful Lebanon for one half before the Raiders erupted in a 21-9 third-quarter run to seal a 78-47 victory. Kevin Hicks and Pete Palmer led the Wildcats with 10 points each. Brian Baldasaro added seven.
NEWPORT — Joe Clark’s 45-point effort sparked the Plymouth High Bobcats to an 82-71 win over the Tigers. Newport was slapped with four technicals in the game. Bob Dykeman was the leading Tiger scorer with 16 points while Rick Truell added 15 and Dave Colby 14.
SUNAPEE — The Lakers tournament hopes took a turn for the worse as they dropped a 51-47 decision to Chelsea, Vt. Falling behind, 27-24, at the half, the Lakers were not able to make up any ground the last two quarters despite a 24-point effort by Dan Sherburne.
CLAREMONT — Manchester Central’s talent-laden quintet has played better ballgames but it played well enough to down Stevens, 65-44. Stevens loss dims its hopes for a playoff spot. Sixty fouls were called in the game, 36 against Stevens. With everyone playing for the Cards, only Peter Ferland was in double figures with 10 points. Gordy Ranney contributed nine points.