EPPING — The Epping-Newmarket football group will enter a coronet of a Division III report subsequent week — back-to-back highway tests during Somersworth and Campbell.
The Blue Devils will do so entrance off a span of feel-good wins on their home field.
They softened to 2-0 with Saturday’s 40-30 win over Newfound, pulling divided late in a fourth entertain when quarterback Jake Bisaillon strike far-reaching out Matt Lockard for their second touchdown hook-up of a game.
Bisaillon threw 6 TD passes in final week’s eye-opening, 56-0 subjection of Franklin. He threw 5 some-more on Saturday — many of them of a “big play” variety.
The comparison helped lift his group out of an early 8-0 hole in a second entertain when he strike Lockard low down a left sideline. Later in a quarter, Bisaillon strike Shane Moore on another low round as a Blue Devils grabbed a 14-8 lead.
Bobby Edwards combined a 65-yard scoop-and-score touchdown on a fail recovery, a vicious play that helped Epping-Newmarket take a 20-16 lead into halftime.
The Blue Devils’ flitting diversion was a disproportion over a final 24 mins of diversion time.
Bisaillon strike Moore for an 80-yard touchdown explosve to extend a lead to 10. Then — after a invulnerability pressed Newfound on a fourth-down play from a 2 — Bisaillon connected with receiver Doug Nadeau for a TD and 34-22 advantage with 11:54 remaining in regulation.
Newfound pulled behind within 34-30 with 6:32 to play, though Bisaillon and Lockard connected for one some-more pivotal measure with 3:02 left in a game.
Epping-Newmarket degraded Newfound (0-2) for a deteriorate true season. The Blue Devils are 2-0 for a initial time given 2011, when a group started 3-0 on a approach to a Division VI state pretension game.
UNH volleyball edged by Fairfield
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Mali Jereczek available her initial career double-double with 12 assists and 13 digs as a University of New Hampshire volleyball group was degraded 3-1 by Fairfield University on Saturday in a team’s final compare of a Fairfield Invitational during Alumni Hall.
The set scores were 25-13, 25-23, 19-25, 25-23. UNH is now 2-8 while Fairfield softened to 4-5.
Courtney Bowman and Kennedi Smith (The Woodlands, Texas) tied for a group high with 8 kills, and both Wildcats had dual blocks. Bowman also available 13 digs.
Gabri Olhava had a clever diversion during a net with 10 blocks; she also had 6 kills. Logan Welti finished with a team-high 19 digs and Emma Patlovich led a ‘Cats in assists with 20.
No. 24 Wildcats tie Columbia, 1-1
DURHAM — Freshman Jacob Gould — a former standout during Exeter High School and a Seacoast United U.S. Developmental Academy — scored a equalizer in a 64th notation with his initial collegiate idea as a No. 24 University of New Hampshire men’s soccer group tied Columbia, 1-1, during Wildcat Stadium on Saturday evening. With a tie, a Wildcats sojourn undefeated with a 4-0-1 record.
— Staff Reports