Area sports roundup, April 13: Keene girls lacrosse falls to Exeter, Conant baseball loses, ConVal track & field impresses

The Keene Sentinel, N.H.
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Apr. 14—Keene girls lacrosse falls to Exeter

EXETER — The Keene High girls lacrosse team fell to Exeter, 12-2, Wednesday. Senior Kristen Leslie scored both goals for the Blackbirds.

Keene faces Exeter again Thursday in Keene at 4:30 p.m.

Conant baseball stumbles against Winnisquam

TILTON — The Conant baseball team fell to Winnisquam, 6-0, in its season opener Wednesday in Tilton.

The Orioles only mustered up one hit and struck out 13 times in the loss.

Senior Griffin LaBonte started for the Orioles, going an inning and two-thirds. Junior Kace Aho, freshman Jordan Ketola and sophomore Luke Lambert also got time on the mound.

Senior Colson Seppala had the lone hit for Conant.

"Not our best outing, but there were definitely some positives," said head coach Aric LeClair.

They get another crack at Winnisquam Thursday in Jaffrey. First pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m.

ConVal track & field impresses against Milford

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal co-ed track & field team had 36 athletes compete Wednesday against Milford — 20 for the first time ever.

Freshman James Post picked up a second in the 400 meters and his older brother, Ian Post, was second in the 1600M and 800M.

Logan Decker picked up the win in the 3200M run, the only win for the team.

Freshman Aida Davis finished third in the 400M and junior Allison Bull was second in the 800M and 1600M in her first ever track meet. Emma Carpenter and Reagan Riffle went 2-3 in the 3200M.

Grace Shippee finished third in the discus in her first full throws since the 2019 season.

"We are definitely a young and inexperienced team but I was impressed with everyone's effort and performances and think we will see a lot of growth this year," said head coach Lance Flamino in an email.

— Sentinel Staff