Merrimack High School Highlights
Sept. 24: Merrimack 3, Manchester Memorial 0
Jen Coffey recorded 14 kills, 10 digs and three blocks to pace Merrimack’s attack in a 25-16, 25-7, 25-4 victory over Manchester Memorial.
Jo Coffey (five aces, six digs, 31 assists), Katie Flynn (five aces, seven digs, six kills) and Elise Jolly (two aces, eight digs and five kills) were all solid from the service line, while Lianna Klinger (eight digs) also played well in the win for the undefeated Tomahawks.
Sept. 29: Merrimack 3, Alvirne 0
The Tomahawks moved to 10-0 on the season by beating the Broncos in three games, 25-12, 25-17 and 25-18.
Jen Coffey led Merrimack with 19 kills and added three blocks while sister Jo Coffey had 26 assists and 11 digs. Katie Flynn also had six digs, three aces and two kills and Elise Jolly had four blocks while Caitlyn Paulson chipped in with four aces.
Alvirne (3-7) got six kills and four digs from Malory Coronis, while Steph Jones had 14 assists and three digs. Jess Baker chipped in with three fills, three digs and a block and Vivian Susko had 10 digs.
Sept. 24: Tomahawks
Freshman Nick Edgeworth shot a 39 for Merrimack, but the Tomahawks came up short as a team in a 203-224 loss to Winnacunnet and 210-224 loss to Concord.
Zak Kerr (40), Brennan Gillis (42), Jon Dinsmore (49) and Jake Chambers (54) also competed for the Tomahawks, who fell to 2-12 on the season.
Sept. 30: Merrimack
secoond behind Bedford
Brennan Gillis’ 39 led the 3-15 Tomahawks (224) to a split on the day, behind Bedford (197) and ahead of Salem (242) at Souhegan Woods. Zak Kerr (42), Nick Edgeworth and Jake Chambers (47 each) and Jon Dinsmore (49) also played well for Merrimack. Bedford’s Ryan Brown was the medalist with a 38.
Sept. 30: Merrimack 1, Nashua South 0
The Tomahawks picked up their first win of the year on a goal by Ingrid Havron, assisted by Dena Noisuex. The ‘Hawks (1-6-1) got a solid defensive effort by Abby Smith, Kelly Eno, Brenna Field, and Gina Decinto. Keara Venne earned the shutout in goal with five saves.
For 1-7-1 South, Adaeze Obinelo had five saves while Emily Durette, Kennedy Dowling and Sarah Allison played well at midfield.