The Bulldogs have recently been ranked for having one of the best high schools for sports across the US. According to the article by IcePop, the Bulldogs place 12th place in the nation for sports due to participation, high school enrollment, amount of sports offered, and amount of championships won. It is fair to say that Bedford does not mess around when it comes to sports and our teams are receiving recognition for their impressive achievements. Now, let’s see what has happened in the world of BHS sports this past week…
Alpine Skiing: Last Thursday the boys and girls alpine team competed in a slalom race at Pats Peak. The top three finishers for the girls team was Jessie Rioux, Mykenzie Kyle, and Maddie Goldstein. Top three finishers for the boys team was Cole Berube, CJ Ladue, and Nick Purnell.
Boys Basketball: The varsity boys had a successful past week beating both Londonderry and Memorial in two close scoring games. The team won 68-63 against Memorial and beat Londonderry in a 67-60 defeat. The team now has a record of 5-5.
Girls Basketball: The varsity girls only played in one game last week and added on to their list of wins. The team played Londonderry last Friday and secured the victory with a 57-32 W over the Lancers. The team’s record is now 6-2.
Boys Hockey: The boys took on Nashua South on Saturday, and beat the Panthers in a 5-3 defeat. This is the team’s third win in a row, and are working towards keeping their winning streak.
Girls Hockey: The girls hockey team took on Kingswood Regional High School last Monday, and won in a 7-4 defeat for the Bulldogs.
Nordic: The boys and girls nordic team competed at the Gunstock Paintball classic last Wednesday, this is a unique and fun race for the athletes because it simulates being in a biathlon race. The top two finishers for the girls were Avery Manni and Maddie Beaton, while the top two finishers for the boys were Nick Michaud and Evan Kaplo.
Swimming: The Bedford swim team had a meet against Milford and Londonderry at the Londonderry Workout Club last Friday. The Bedford boys and girls both ended the meet with more points than the competitor teams, winning the meet and making new best times.
Track: The boys and girls track team traveled to Exeter on Saturday and both teams had very successful meets. Both the boys and girls 4×4 relay teams placed first out of 9 teams, and the Bulldogs also had the top finishers in the 55m hurdles, those finishers were Sheridan McGadden and Patrick McDonald.