Thursday’s scores/top performers and upcoming playoff schedule

Woodsville's Olivia Sarkis, left, and Mckenzie Dennis walk off the court after the second-seeded Engineers beat seventh-seeded Newmarket 29-27 in a Division IV quarterfinal at Haverhill Cooperative Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (Photo by Paul Hayes)

THURSDAY

N.H. Girls Hoops

D-IV Quarterfinals

No. 1 Colebrook 54, No. 8 Groveton 40

No. 5 Littleton 46, No. 4 Sunapee 42

No. 2 Woodsville 29, No. 7 Newmarket 27

Vt. Girls Hoops

Harwood 45, LI 33

NCU 62, Milton 28

Lake Region 70, Montpelier 40

Hazen 38, BFA-Fairfax 29

Richford at Danville, ppd. to Saturday at 2:30

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TOP PERFORMERS

Jasmine Brown scored a game-high 20 points as fifth-seeded and defending champion Littleton topped No. 4 Sunapee 46-42 to advance to the Division IV semifinals for the seventh straight season.

Olivia Sarkis hit the go-ahead basket with 20 seconds left to lift No. 2 Woodsville to a 29-27 win over No. 7 Newmarket and send the Engineers to third straight final four.

Sam Howe (27 points, 11 rebounds) and Sage Smith scored 50 of the team’s 54 points as top-ranked Colebrook rallied past No. 8 Groveton to advance to its fourth straight final four.

Tia Martinez delivered 22 points as top-ranked Lake Region closed out the regular season with a 70-40 victory over Montpelier.

Riann Fortin had a game-high 16 points while Cora Nadeau added 14 points, four assists and four rebounds as North Country trounced Milton for its seventh straight season.

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FRIDAY

Vt. Boys Hoops

D-I Quarterfinal

No. 11 Essex (7-14) at No. 3 St. Johnsbury (15-5), 7

D-II Quarterfinal

No. 5 Mill River (16-5) at No. 4 North Country (17-4), 7

D-III Quarterfinal

No. 8 Stowe (12-9) at No. 1 Hazen (17-4), 7

D-IV Quarterfinal

No. 12 West Rutland (10-11) at No. 4 Danville (16-5), 7

Vt. Boys Hockey

D-II First Round

No. 9 St. Johnsbury (9-11) at No. 8 Missisquoi (10-9-1), 7:30

Wrestling

Vermont State Championships at Mt. Anthony, 4:30

N.H. Boys Hoops

WMR at Gilford, 6

Vt. Girls Hoops

SJA at South Burlington, 2:30

Women’s Hoops

NAC Semifinals

No. 5 Lyndon at No. 1 Husson, 5:30

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SATURDAY

N.H. Girls Hoops

D-III Quarterfinal

No. 5 White Mountains (15-4) at No. 4 Newfound (16-3), 7

Vt. Boys Hockey

No. 12 Northfield (3-17) at No. 5 Lyndon (13-6-1), 3

Vt. Girls Hoops

Richford at Danville, 2:30

North Country at BFA-St. Albans, 2:30

Wrestling

Vermont State Championships at Mt. Anthony, 9:45

N.H. Meet of Champions at Nashua H.S. South, TBD

Track & Field

NE Indoor Championships, Reggie Lewis Center, Boston, TBD

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MONDAY

N.H. Boys Hoops

D-IV First Round

No. 9 Colebrook (10-8) at No. 8 Mt. Royal (12-6), 6

No. 12 Lisbon (9-9) at No. 5 Pittsfield, 6

No. 10 Derryfield (10-8) at No. 7 Woodsville (13-5), 7

No. 14 Farmington (6-12) at No. 3 Groveton (15-3), 7

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