Merrimack High School Highlights

BOWLING

Feb. 28: Locals solid at Individual Meet in Manchester

Merrimack’s Zack Amodio had a big day, advancing to the round of eight in the Championship Flight bracket. Teammate Jacob Weaver joined him in the Round of 16 at the NHIAA Bowling Individual Championship in Manchester.

Chase Hussey, of Stevens, finished as the state champion, topping Keene’s Ben Drogue in the final.

Bishop Guertin’s Matt Tierney finished third in the Medal Flight bracket

Tierney bowled a 200 and a 213 to advance himself to the semifinals.

The Cardinals also had solid outings from Mike Pavetich and Kyle Cushion, who finished 21st and 28th in the state, respectively.

Souhegan’s David Wieczerzak placed 23rd while Hollis Brookline’s Mark Thibeault finished 26th overall.

HOCKEY

Feb. 25: Merrimack 10, Pembroke-Campbell 0

Merrimack’s Tucker Twardosky scored three goals that weren’t even needed as the Tomahawks shut out Pembroke Academy-Campbell 10-0 at West Side Arena.

Aaron Tupper scored the first and only goal needed with some help from Shane Foye and Jason Fortin. That one goal would have held up for the win as Matt Brewster (eight saves) and Greg Amato (11 saves) shared time in net for the Tomahawks (13-4), who now await tournament pairings for their next opponent.

Also scoring goals for Merrimack were John Tiano, Foye (two goals), Aiden O’Brien, Fortin and Kyle Feeney. Assists on goals went to Fortin, Owen O’Brien (two), Tyler Brewster (two), Tiano, Owen Hastings, Darwin Carozza, Hunter Burke, Isaiah Kepnes and Aiden O’Brien.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Feb. 27: Merrimack 48, Memorial 37

The Tomahawks played well on defense, especially Dylan Richardson, who was a force all game on the boards. Austin Franzen had a game-high 16 points in the win.