NEWPORT — The Tigers fell to under .500 with a 65-55 loss to Winnisquam. Richard Holmes had 30 points for Newport leaving him another 30 points short of 1,000. Holmes is averaging more than 25 points per game.
SUNAPEE — Jenn Colby closed to within five points of 1,000 as she scored 30 points during Sunapee’s 56-33 Class S win against Laconia Christian. Also finishing in double figures was Hillary Jordan who netted 11. Heather Wilkie grabbed 13 rebounds off the bench.
CLAREMONT — Coach Gene Grumman’s team didn’t shoot well and didn’t handle the press well as the Cards dropped a 62-42 decision in Hanover. The Marauders jumped out to a 39-19 halftime lead and never looked back.
LANGDON — Chris Ahern scored 18 fourth-quarter points to spark Fall Mountain to a 74-70 win over Hinsdale. The physical contest saw Fall Mountain take 36 free throws, 15 in the fourth quarter. The Wildcats were trailing by 20 points in the second quarter.
NEWPORT — Using a box-in-one defense against senior Mike Skarin, Littleton looked to have an upset on its mind. Instead it was Newport coming away with an 86-68 victory. Chris Heiser picked things up scoring 18 points with Dennis Valcourt hitting for 18. Newport remains undefeated for the season.
SUNAPEE — Adam Dillon scored 31 points as Derryfield handed the Sunapee Lakers their sixth loss in seven games, 67-43. The Lakers fell behind early, 18-7, played Derryfield even in the second frame, before falling out of contention in the third period.
CLAREMONT — Stevens held Fall Mountain to 15 second-half points on its way to a 51-41 victory. Liz Edson came off the bench with a solid performance.
LANGDON — Center Tammie Smith had her best performance as a Wildcat scoring 11 points in Fall Mountain’s 51-41 loss to Stevens. Meredith Piletz and Cindy Richardson added 10 points each.
NEWPORT — A balanced Hanover club overshadowed the play of Tiger standout Mike Kennedy. Hanover registered a 72-60 victory. Kennedy scored 21 first-half points on his way to a 27-point effort. Bob Dykeman added 12.
SUNAPEE — Led by a balanced attack with four starters scoring in double figures, Sunapee went on to a 52-45 victory over Belmont. John Fortier had a dozen points while Kim Sorento and Bob Ashford had 11. Freshman Mike Richardson netted 10.
CLAREMONT — Paced by the second half effort of Dana Hadley under the boards and his 11 points, the Cards kept pecking away and their hard work paid off as they took a 60-48 decision over the heavily-favored Fall Mountain Wildcats.