New Hampshire Football Report

Helmet Stickers: Week 1


Thank you to the coaches who submitted player information this week …

David Araujo (Winnacunnet)

Araujo, a senior defensive tackle, recorded eight tackles, including a sack and two other tackles for loss, in Winnacunnet’s 16-13 victory over rival Exeter on Friday night.

Note: For being selected as the New Hampshire Football Report Player of the Week, Smith will receive a $25 gift card from Subway courtesy of MG Sports. The Player of the Week will be selected from the list of Helmet Sticker nominees each week.


Jacob Calabro (Manchester Memorial)
Calabro, a junior linebacker, recorded six tackles, two of which were sacks, returned an interception 40 yards to set up his team’s first touchdown and blocked a point-after attempt with .02 seconds left to give Manchester Memorial a 21-20 victory over Manchester Central.

Alex Cheek (Gilford/Belmont)
Cheek, Gilford/Belmont’s starting quarterback, ran for 190 yards and three touchdowns, and also completed 9 of 11 passes and threw for a TD in his team’s 42-14 victory over St. Thomas Aquinas.

Kai Colson (Manchester Memorial)
Colson, a junior running back, ran for 126 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries in Memorial’s one-point victory over cross-town rival Manchester Central. His second TD came on an 81-yard run with 1:03 remaining that helped Memorial take a 21-14 lead.

Ethan Demmons (Pelham)
Demmons ran for 107 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries in Pelham’s 42-0 win against Sanborn.

Jarrett Henault (Goffstown)
Henault completed 16 of 20 passes for 184 yards and one touchdown, and also ran the ball eight times for 27 yards and two TDs to help Gofftown beat Bedford 26-21.

Jeremy Henault (Goffstown)
Henault, a safety, made nine tackles and intercepted a pass during Goffstown’s victory over Bedford.

Cole Johnston (Plymouth)
Johnston, a senior running back/linebacker, recorded 10 solo tackles and broke up a pass in Plymouth’s 16-14 triumph over Timberlane. His offensive contributions inlcuded 110 yards rushing on four carries, and two receptions for 24 yards.

Moe Kado (Hanover)
Kado scored an offensive touchdown and a defensive touchdown in Hanover’s season-opening 38-0 victory over Fall Mountain. He caught a 63-yard TD pass from Colin Pierce to help Hanover take a 14-0 lead in the second quarter, and returned an interception 51 yards for a TD that made it 26-0 in the third.

Riley Lawhorn (Souhegan)
Lawhorn, a senior running back/outside linebacker, rushed for 236 yards on 26 carries in a 20-0 victory over Hollis/Brookline, last year’s Division II champion. Lawhorn also had an interception, and caught one pass for 21 yards.

Lebanon (Defense)
The Raiders held Stevens to minus-yards rushing in Friday night’s 58-14 Division II victory. The Cardinals were held to less than 75 yards in the game.

Aiden MacDonald (Salem)
MacDonald, a junior, carried the ball 10 times for 126 yards, made nine tackles and returned a kickoff 60 yards in Salem’s 46-12 win against Alvirne.

Dylan McEachern (Londonderry)
McEachern, a senior quarterback, rushed for 203 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries and also completed 10 of 15 passes for 115 yards and a TD in a 23-14 victory over rival Pinkerton. It ws McEachern’s first varsity start at QB.

Peyton Strickland (Goffstown)
Strickland, a junior, had 10 receptions for 143 yards and a TD in Goffstown’s victory over Bedford.

Kyle Tilley (Winnacunnet)
Tilley, a junior quarterback, rushed for 51 yards and two touchdowns in Winnacunnet’s triumph over Exeter.


Nominations for Helmet Stickers can be emailed to and should be submitted no later than noon each Monday. The information must be provided by a member of that team’s coaching staff. Helmet Stickers is sponsored by MG Sports. Contact MG Sports owner Michael Garczynski at for your fundraising needs.


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