High School Highlights
Merrimack 12, Trinity 4
The Tomahawks came home with the win April 19 after putting a dozen runs on the board. Starting pitcher Justin Grassini went 4 1/3 innings, striking out six, and giving up three earned runs. Putting together the hits for Merrimack were Andrew Michaud (three hits, two RBIs), Nick Dutton (three hits, two RBIs), Alving Costa (two hits, two RBIs), and Tim Moran (two hits, RBI).
Concord 4, Merrimack 2
The Tomahawks matched Concord in hits, but couldn’t match them where it counts Monday. Moving the bats well for Merrimack were Andrew Michaud (three hits, RBI), Alex Thornton (two hits), and Tyler Rohr (one hit, RBI). Starting pitcher Jake Mainey went 3 1/3 innings, giving up four runs on five hits and striking out three.
Pinkerton 12, Merrimack 4
Miranda Deliback went the distance for the Tomahawks (0-3) in the circle on April 18 and Brenna Davenport went 2 for 4 with a two-run triple and a run scored, but it wasn’t enough. Delibac was touched for six earned runs on 13 hits. Kaleigh Blades also went 2 for 4 with a run while Olivia Kapsambelis had a homer in three trips.
Merrimack 4, Concord 0
The Tomahawks grabbed their first win of the season on the road against Concord on Monday. Miranda Delibac ptiched all seven innings, striking out two, walking two, and gave up only five hits.
Working the bats were Jess Trahan (2 for 3, run), Brenna Davenport (1 for 3, triple, run), Morgan Peffer (1 for 3, run, two RBIs), and Jaclyn Doyon (2 for 3).
Merrimack 13, Manch. Central 10
The Tomahawks picked up their first win of the season (1-3) on April 20 as John Tiano was dominant on faceoffs, scoring three goals with two assists while Jay Lanigan had four goals and four assists.
Also contributing for Merrimack were Alec Bronchuk (two goals, one assist), Greg Bourque (first varsity goal), Jordan Petrocelli (goal, assist), T.J. Fasano (goal, assist), Ben Eichman (goal) and Jason Theriault (assist).
Adam Black and Josh Korsak played well defensively in front of goalie Garrett Murray (20 saves).
Peabody (Mass.) 16, Merrimack 8
Alec Bronchuk recorded three goals and an assist, but the Tomahawks were defeated at Saint Anselm College on Saturday.
Jay Lanigan added two goals and an assist, while John Tiano tacked on a goal and three assists. Jordan Petrocelli scored twice and Greg Bourque had a goal to round out the Merrimack offense.
Garrett Murray made 10 saves between the pipes, while Devin Johnson made five saves as Jason Theriault led the defense.
Nashua South 19, Merrimack 5
The Tomahawks dropped this one at Stellos Stadium on Monday.
Nashua South 9, Merrimack 0
The Panthers (5-1) took out the brooms as they swept the Tomahawks (0-6) despite a little drizzle on April 19.
Concord 8, Merrimack 1
Freshman Cam Wilson was the main bright spot for the Tomahawks April 20, winning his first varsity match at No. 3 singles, 8-2. He was also part of the competitive No. 2 doubles match with Jeff Gerhard before the pair fell, 8-5.
Concord 9, Merrimack 0
The Tomahawks’ tough start continued as they dropped to 0-6 on April 20. The closest match of the day for Merrimack came as Rebecca Eelman lost 8-4 at No. 3 singles.
Track and Field
Top 10s at Nashua North Invitational
Full results at lancertiming.com
800 – 4. Bailey Carrillo, 2:27.02.
1 mile (fr.-so.) – 4. Sophie Kim, 5:55.43.
300 hurdles – 3. Siaoli Wright, 49.02.
High jump – 2. Elise Jolly, 5-0.
Triple jump – 10. Victoria Pater, 29-11 Â½.
Shot put – 5. Lauren Hatfield, 29-1.
High jump – 8. Owen Ploss, 5-7.
Discus – 8. Jason Hatfield (Me), 106-8.