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Merrimack High School Highlights

Friday, May 2, 2014

BOYS LACROSSE

April 24: Goffstown 13,
Merrimack 8

The Tomahawks offense put up a solid effort, but the team could not contain the aggressive Goffstown attack as Merrimack fell.

Mac Martin and Matt Coburn each had three goals and an assist in the loss. Matt Brewster and Connor Cyr also found the back of the net while teammate Pierre Watt provided an assist.

Trevor Lacey and Josh Tevepaugh played solid defense in front of goalie Robby Todd, who saved 17 shots. Merrimack falls to 2-3 with the loss.

April 25: Merrimack 13, Dover 7

Mac Martin scored four goals and assisted on three more to pace a balanced Merrimack attack Friday in Dover.

Robby Todd recorded 11 saves between the pipes for the Tomahawks (3-3), who also received strong offensive days from Matt Coburn (three goals, three assists), Matt Brewster (three goals, one assist), Tyler Brewster (one goal), Pierre Watt (one goal) and Connor Cyr (one goal, one assist).

GIRLS LACROSSE

April 25: St. Thomas 15,
Merrimack 8

Despite two goals each from Dana Mendes, Julia Perry and Courtney Duffy, Merrimack fell 15-8 at home to St. Thomas of Dover.

Callie Dwyer (one goal, one assist) and Sam Anderson (one goal) chipped in offensively, while Steph Sylvester stopped nine shots in the loss.

April 28: Bishop Guertin 19, Merrimack 5

The Cardinals improved to 6-0 thanks to five goals and three assists from Averi Farhat, and four goals and six draw controls from Bryn Carroll.

Other scorers for BG included Kristin Cameron (three goals, three assists, team-high six ground ball pickups), Erica Chareth (goal, two assists), Kyra Lowenberg (three goals, one assist), Caley Prunier (goal, four assists), and Kate Bradford and Cara Broderick (goal apiece).

Also for Guertin, Mia Vecchione had four ground ball pickups while Caroline Boudreau and Olivia Koutsos had four and three draw controls, respectively. Cards goalie Lauren Trepaney had 10 saves and caused nine turnovers.

For Merrimack (2-3), Dana Mednes scored three goals and Julia Perry added two. Amber Olson had an assist and Steph Sylvester made 10 saves.

SOFTBALL

April 28: Pinkerton 4,
Merrimack 2

The Tomahawks dropped to 3-2 despite the pitching effort of Caitlin Minear, who allowed just one earned run on four hits with five strikeouts. Anjelica Gonzalez had a triple and two RBIs, while other hitting stars for Merrimack included Ashley Grassini (one hit, one walk, one runs scored), Jessica Humphrey (single) and Savannah Zagwyn (run scored).

BOYS TENNIS

April 24: Pinkerton 8,
Merrimack 1

Windy conditions did not benefit Merrimack as the Tomahawks dropped their sixth straight, losing to Pinkerton. The doubles pairing of Andrew MacEarhern and Matt Keeler had the lone win for the Tomahawks, who fall to 0-6 overall.

GIRLS TENNIS

April 24: Pinkerton 6,
Merrimack 3

The Tomahawks had several close matches, but couldn’t do enough to get by Pinkerton. Zoe Lanier had a victory for Merrimack, winning her match in overtime. Rebecca Jackson also had a singles victory, defeating her opponent 8-3. Casey Wright lost a battle in the number-three match, losing the tiebreaker match 11-13.

The duo of Rhianne Tallarico and Kiera Crowley had a doubles victory for Merrimack, winning 8-5.

BOYS TRACK

April 23: Merrimack 78.82,
Memorial 57.14

Nick Masella and Blake Williams won three events each, leading Merrimack to a victory over Manchester Memorial.

Masella dominated the short-distance events, winning the 100-meter, 110 and 300 hurdles. Meanwhile, Williams showed his verstility in both track and field, winning the 400 while also taking home a win in the triple jump and javelin.

Adam Floyd (200), Ben Francis (800), Dylan Richardson (high jump) and Owen Tracey (long jump) also had victories for the Tomahawks.

GIRLS TRACK

April 23: Merrimack 78.5,
Memorial 57.5

Jen Coffey continued to dominate the field competitions as she helped lead Merrimack to a win over Manchester Memorial.

Coffey took home gold in the high jump, shot put and discus. Five of her teammates also won individual events, including Cassandra Redfern (100), Brittaney Gravallese (800), Siaoli Wright (300 hurdles), Kellie Mathewson (pole vault) and Kathlyn Torrens (triple jump). The Tomahawks also got a victory from the 4x400-meter relay team.

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