Tomahawk track teams piling up points this spring
A battle between three local teams, saw the Merrimack boys squad sweep up the competition vs. Bishop Guertin and Nashua South.
They went on to win the overall with 134 points.
Adam Thornton won the 100 (11.7) and the 200 (23.9). Ryan Fischer picked up a win in the 400 (55.88) and a runner up in the 3200 (12:00.76). Andrew Peyton ran for double wins in the 1600 (4:38.66) and the 3200 (12:00.75), while Gabriel Victal won the 110 hurdles (20.2). Elijah Demeo won the 800 with a time of 2:04.09. Tristen Wood would round out the track events with a win in the 300 hurdles (45.1). Johnathan Paulhamus, Ben Eichman, Patrick Yudkin and Zach Twardosky won the 4×100 (44.4). Eichman would pick up individual win in the long jump (18-6.5) and triple jump (39-.25), with teammate Jared Dyer winning the shot put (42-5.5) and discus (133-3). Johanna Koroma (100), Violet Davey (100 hurdles) and Jesse Mayhew (javelin) grabbed wins for the third place girls team for Merrimack. Davey, Sydney Ogbunamiri, Jillian Dorf and Koroma won the 4×100 with a time of 53.4 seconds.
Bedford rallied for seven in the bottom of the seventh to tie things at 9-9 and force extra innings. Merrimack, now 4-5, plated one in the top of the 10th, only to see the Bulldogs rally and win on Caroline O’Donnell’s third RBI of the night.
Bedford 4, Merrimack 2
The Tomahawks fall to 2-8 on the year. despite a 4 for 4 day by Eric Stack. Alex Caron had a pair of hits for Merrimack.
Merrimack 6, Keene 3
The Tomahawks won their second straight match (2-6) and among the singles winners were Liann Grosso, Abby Fay, Mady Curran, and Allorah Bowen.
The doubles team of Grosso/Fay (8-0) also won.
MERRIMACK 6, TIMBERLANE 3
Liann Grosso (8-0), Abby Fay (8-0), Alyssa Jones (8-5), Maddy Curran (8-5), and Allorah Bowen (8-4) provided all the wins the ‘Hawks would need to get their first triumph of the season (1-6). Grosso/Fay also won in doubles, 8-1