New Hampshire Football Report

Bow upsets John Stark

NHIAA Playoff Results
Division I

No. 1 Bedford 33, No. 4 Salem 7
Bedford’s Nick Leahy carried the ball 10 times for 136 yards and two touchdowns. Robert Chaberek added two receiving TDs for the Bulldogs. Salem, which played without Josh Sibanda (concussion) and James LeBlond (ankle), received 86 yards rushing from Domenic Paci.

No. 2 Merrimack 42, No. 3 Goffstown 7
Merrimack quarterback Justin Grassini threw for six TDs to set the state record for TD passes in a season (41). Danny Vanecek caught three TD passes from Gassini, who completed 33 of 45 passes for 392 yards. Goffstown quarterbacks Nik Moquin and Charles Keith each suffered injuries in the first quarter and didn’t return to the game. It was Merrimack’s first playoff win since 1995.


No. 1 Exeter 21, No. 4 Nashua South 17
Exeter quarterback Kyle Ball passed for one TD and ran for another. Sean Holland and Myles Johnson scored for South. Brayden Lowery added a TD run for the Blue Hawks.

Nashua North 64, Bishop Guertin 41
North surpassed 60 points for the second straight week against BG. The Titans beat the Cardinals 67-36 last weekend. North quarterback Jeff Baldassari completed each of his 11 pass attempts for 264 yards and four touchdowns. Tylor Chase gained 147 yards and scored two TDs on 14 carries, and Jordan Buckmire rushed for 151 yards and one TD on 12 carries. North rushed for 375 yards as a team.

Division II

No. 1 Windham 52, No. 8 Hollis/Brookline 7
Fullback Victor Pizzotti ran for 164 yards and four touchdowns on 16 carries for the Jaguars, who remained unbeaten (10-0). Windham, which is trying to reach the Division II championship game for the third consecutive year, outscored Hollis/Brookline 31-0 in the second quarter.

No. 7 Bow 27, No. 2 John Stark 21
Bow overcame a early 14-0 deficit and beat John Stark for the second time this season. Mac Kimball broke a 21-21 tie when he caught a 30-yard TD pass from Matt Hankins in the fourth quarter. Bow’s Matt Scanlon intercepted two passes and blocked a pun that Jack Corriveau returned 15 yards for a TD. Drew McQuarrie couldn’t play QB for John Stark because of a shoulder injury. Parker McQuarrie, Drew’s younger brother, passed for two TDs in the loss.

No. 3 Hanover 13, No. 6 Lebanon 10
Caleb Putnam (4-yard run) and Alex Mosenthal (7-yard run) scored for Hanover, which needed a late interception from Simon Roach to seal the victory. An 89-yard pass from Caleb Broughton to Ryan Milliken ¬†with 3:01 left accounted for Lebanon’s TD. The Raiders also received a field goal from Broughton.

No. 4 Plymouth 28, No. 5 St. Thomas 6
Plymouth gained all of its 327 yards on the ground and forced three St. Thomas turnovers. Garrett Macomber rushed for 145 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries, and Owen Brickley added 114 yards and two TDs on 13 carries. St. Thomas, last year’s Division II champion, got a 1-yard TD run from quarterback Shawn DeKorne.

Division III

No. 1N Monadnock 42, No. 4S Somersworth 0
Levi Bassingthwaite set the school’s rushing record and Jarod Redfield rushed for 160 yards and three touchdowns in the first half as the Huskies remained unbeaten (10-0). Redfield surpassed the 1,000-yard rushing mark in the game. Bassingthwaite ran for a TD and caught a TD pass from J.T. Cloutier.

No. 2N Inter-Lakes/Moultonborough 42, No. 3S Winnisquam 0
Andrew Brothers scored three touchdowns, one on a 55-yard interception return, to help the Lakers advance. Brothers also caught a 35-yard TD pass from Ryan Kelly, and added an 8-yard TD run. Thomas Robinson recorded 10 tackles and ran for two TDs.

No. 3N Stevens 32, No. 2S Campbell 0
Parker Smith scored three TDs for the Cardinals, who led 20-0 after one quarter. Campbell failed to score against both Division III North opponents it faced this season. Monadnock beat Campbell 36-0 in Week 2.

No. 1S Bishop Brady 46, No. 4N Newport 20
Quarterback Joe Bernard tossed six touchdown passes as Bishop Brady stretched its wining streak to seven games. Junior Rich Sullivan scored five TDs for the Green Giants, who also received a TD run from Moses Murenzi.





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