Merrimack High School Highlights


Jan. 7: Merrimack 42, Goffstown 37

Mitchell McMahon (160 pounds), Adam Black (heavyweight), Brendan Parr (113) and Eric Theriault (126) all recorded wins via the pin to help Merrimack pull out a 42-37 win over Goffstown.


Jan. 10: Merrimack 5, Keene 2

Shane Foye scored a pair of goals and Ryan Downie chipped in with three assists to keep Merrimack undefeated with a 5-2 win over Keene.

Aaron Tupper, Owen O’Brien and Kyle Feeney also found the back of the Blackbirds net for the Tomahawks (4-0 Division II, 7-0 overall).

Feeney also recorded an assist in the win, as did John Tiano.

Remy Tupper and Jeff Gerhard played well defensively in front of goalie Matt Brewster, who recorded 24 saves for the victory between the pipes.

Jan. 12: Merrimack 3, Manchester Memorial 1

Aaron Tupper had a goal and an assist as the Division II Tomahawks remained unbeaten at 5-0. Steve LiCata and John Tiano also scored for the ‘Hawks, while Remy Tupper and Jason Fortin picked up assists. Matt Brewster collected 20 saves in net. Division I Memorial, meanwhile, fell to 3-2-1.


Jan. 11: Boys fourth,
girls seventh

The Merrimack track teams competed at the morning session at the University of New Hampshire, with the boys finished fourth with 37.5 points, and the girls coming in seventh with 14.

Jake Zannoni led the boys with a first place in the 600-meter run, finishing in 1 minute, 33.7 seconds.

Sean Sylvester tied for third in the 300 while Keo Simonson took fourth in the 1,000, Noah Avery was fourth in the 55 hurdles and Andrew Stockhausen was fourth in the shot put.

David Vaccaro finished fifth in the 3,000 while Matt Smith came in sixth in the 55 and Avery Paulson finished sixth in the long jump.

Avery, Sylvester, Smith and Paulson finished third in the 4×160 relay, while Vaccaro, Simonson, Zannoni and John Pitten took fifth in the 4×400.

For the girls, Meghan Glisson was third in the 600, Allison Stankiewicz took fourth and Mia DeMarco finished sixth

Kathleen Elias, Jenny Mullivan, Janette Lopez and Rachel Mack came in sixth in the 4×160, while DeMarco, Glisson, Stankiewicz and Haley Boisvert came in fifth in the 4×400.


Jan. 13: Merrimack 46, Concord 33

Merrimack held Concord to 13 second half points to improve to 3-2. The Tomahawks led 33-30 going into the fourth quarter and outscored the Crimson Tide 14-3. Ian Roberts led the Tomahawks with nine points, followed by Austin Franzen’s eight.


Jan. 13: Merrimack 55, Concord 45

The Tomahawks picked up their first division win of the season by holding off the Crimson Tide in the fourth quarter.

Jolie Jacoby led Merrimack (1-6) with 14 points while Lauren Dubois had 13. Sabrina Johnson and Abby Yuan each chipped in with eight points.