Sports Talk Merrimack Journal
TRACK & FIELD
The Merrimack boys and girls outdoor track teams swept meet with Memorial on Tuesday, April 19.
The boys – led by the individual wins of Jacob Myers (200, 24.44), Ben Parent (400, 55.14), Jarrod Ottman (800, 2:06.64; 3,200, 10:38.34), Matt Baxter (1,600, 4:45.84), Jacob Marden (110 hurdles, 17.24), Patrick Steines (300 hurdles, 44.84), Tristan Wood (high jump, 5-6), Chase Sweeney (long jump, 18-3 1/2), Brody Kelley (shot put, 36-5), Michael O’Hara (discus, 105-4) and Michael Lindsey (javelin, 127-10) – won 94.83-51.33.
The girls – highlighted by the individual wins of Kayla Valluzzi (100, 14.24; 200, 28.94; long jump, 15-8 1/2), Siaoli Wright (400, 1:02.34; 100 hurdles, 17.64), Erica Lane (800, 2:32.04), Bailey Carrillo (1,600, 5:19.74), Grace Corbett (3,200, 11:53.74), Kathlyn Torrens (triple jump, 33-7) and Kathryn Flynn (108-2) – were 79-66 winners.
Wright grabs first at North
At the Nashua North Invitational on Saturday, Merrimack’s Siaoli Wright gave the Tomahawks their only first-place finish in the 300 hurdles.
Merrimack 15, Bishop Guertin 3
Brenna Davenport went 2 for 3 and drove in four runs to pace the Tomahawks to a five-inning victory over the Cardinals on Friday, April 22.
Jess Trahan tripled twice, scored twice and drove in three runs, while Lauren Gerhard was 2 for 4 with two RBIs and Jocelyån Doyon scored three runs.
Julia Valluzie pitched all five for Merrimack, allowed five hits, struck out three and walked two.
Salem 10, Merrimack 6
Merrimack trailed Salem by just one heading into the half, but the Blue Devils scored three goals in the third period to slowly pull away for their second win on Thursday, April 21. Alec Bronchuk led the Tomahawks (1-4) with two goals and strong play at the midfield, while Jason Theriault tallied his first goal on an assist from Avery Paulson.
T.J. Fasano had an assist and Kyle Newman had a goal as well for the Tomahawks. Tyler Brewster rounded out the scoring with two goals, one of which was assisted by Mitch McMahon. Alex Annutto made 11 saves in net for Merrimack.