Merrimack High School Highlights

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Jan. 17: Dover 42,
Merrimack 33

The Tomahawks were unable to earn their first win of the season despite a solid performance against Dover. A 13-4 fourth quarter proved to be the difference in the contest.

Dana Mendes led Merrimack with seven points, while teammates Kelly Watkinson and Elise Jolly each chipped in six.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Jan. 17: Merrimack 57, Dover 17

The Tomahawks shutout their opponent in the first quarter en route to an easy victory over Dover.

Every Tomahawk scored in the victory, with Shayne Bouque’s 15 points leading the way. Eric Gendron scored 15 while Zak Kerr added eight.

WRESTLING

Jan. 15: Hollis Brookline 54, Merrimack 24

Hollis Brookline improved to 5-0 as they topped Merrimack at home. The Tomahawks fell to 1-3 with the loss. Derek Davidson (106, pin), Jonathan Lopez (113, pin), Nathaniel Lindsay (126, pin), Lucas Cummings (138, pin), Christian Lopez (145, pin), Wyatt Farwell (152), Caleb Lomme (160, pin), Andrew Butler (170, pin), Kayne Robert (182, pin) and Chris Lazich (195) each earned victories for the Cavaliers.

Winning for Merrimack was Ben Cronin (120) and Kyle Newman (132).

Jan. 16: Milford 54,
Merrimack 22

Jake Ricca and Travis Hughes helped Milford bounce back from Wednesday night’s tough loss to Bedford, by recording to big wins for the Spartans on Thursday night against the Tomahawks.

Milford’s Ricca recorded a 6-3 win over Merrimack’s Mitch McMahon at 160 pounds. Milford’s Hughes beat Merrimack’s Nick Klaver 2-1 in heavyweight action.

SWIMMING

Jan. 14: Johnson Leads Tomahawks

David Johnson finished first in 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle to lead Merrimack at Tuesday’s swim meet at Goffstown. Nashua South, Wilton Lyndeborough and Milford also participated in the event. Tomahawks’ swimmer James Jolly finished first in the 50 freestyle and second in the 200 IM. Milford had individual winners in Jason Magri (200 free) and James Halstead (500 free, 100 breast) in addition to winning the 400 freestyle and 200 medley relays.

On the girls side, Merrimack’s lone champion was the 400 freestyle relay.