High School Highlights: Merrimack girls soccer blanks Keene
Merrimack 4, Keene 0
The Tomahawks (1-2) secure their first win of the season with a shutout. Abby Morgan scored two goals, Emma Valluzzi and Siobhan McMakin tallied one goal each. Adding in the assist column were Bella Saxon and Amaya Blake with one a piece. Merrimack visits Windham on September 17.
Souhegan 4, Pelham 0
Savannah Behn netted two goals to lead the Sabers (2-0-1) past the Pythons. Jackie Hayden (one assist) and Joely Brummer added one goal apiece. Hunter Stonebreaker captured six saves in net. Souhegan travels to Hanover on Thursday.
Campbell 2, Hopkinton 0
Karleigh Schultz kicked in two goals as the Cougars blank Hopkinton. Campbell hosts Bishop Brady on Friday.
Londonderry 4, Alvirne 1
The Broncos (2-1) drop their first game of the young season. Marissa Juliano tallied the lone goal with an assist from Kelly Perry. Brittney Whiting and Paige McKinley combined for 13 saves. Alvirne visits Goffstown on Friday.
Nashua North 1
After taking an early lead, the Titans (1-2) lost the game in overtime. North hosts Bedford on Wednesday.
Timberlane 4, Nashua North 2
The Titans drop to 1-2 with their loss Tuesday. Joey Morse and Preston Thompson kicked in one goal each, while Colin McMahon assisted on both scores. North welcomes Winnacunnet on Friday.
Keene 1, Merrimack 0
The Tomahawks (1-2) couldn’t convert on their chances and fell to Keene. Jack Goodwin tallied nine saves in goal. Merrimack has its home opener Friday against Hanover.
Hollis Brookline 1, Bow 1
JJ Kennedy scored a goal in the 46th minute and Bow would tie it up for a draw. Ryan Coutu was astonishing in net with 17 saves. The Cavaliers sit at 1-1-2 when they travel to Souhegan on Friday.
Coe-Brown 2, Souhegan 0
Jake Morrisette was the one bright spot for the Sabers (0-4), capturing nine saves in the loss. Souhegan welcomes Hollis Brookline on Friday.
Campbell 8, Somersworth 2
The Cougars (4-0) continue their hot streak claiming their fourth win in a row. After a quiet beginning to the game, Sam Gomes opened the scoring for Campbell. Jack Noury and Brady Mathews saved three shots each. Campbell hosts Raymond on Friday.
Milford 3, Pelham 1
Connor Sullivan, Connor Winder and Ryan Constable each scored a goal for the Spartans (2-1-1). Reilly Hanson and Nick Conforti saved three goals each. Milford plays ConVal on Friday.
Milford 2, Pembroke 1
The Spartans pick up their first win of the season on Tuesday. Sydney Kolasinski scored the first goal and assisted on Ella Forrence’s game-winner.
Abby Forrence added an assist, while Cora Holtshouser was tough in the midfield. Sophia Renda posted the victory with five saves in goal. Milford welcomes Kingswood on Friday.
Nashua South 3, Merrimack 0
The Panthers (2-0) won by the scores of 25-13, 25-18, 26-24. Alexis Farrell played well with five kills, three aces and three blocks. South’s Kara Kelliher (seven kills, three aces) and Cara Lecklider (three kills, seven aces) also provided the offense from both the net and service line. The Tomahawks Anna Niezrecki (eight digs, three kills) and Lindsey Hui (16 digs) played well.
South will host Concord on Wednesday. Merrimack visits Bishop Guertin on Wednesday.
Nashua North 203, Alvirne 227, Merrimack 260
The Titans secure a win at Souhegan Woods Golf Course. Bryce Zimmerman led the meet with a 31. Chris Mcquinn (38) and Eva Gonzales (40) also shot well for North. Alvirne’s Mike Dowling shot a 42 to lead the team. Noah LeClair shot a 44 and Brett McKinley trailed with a 45. Merrimack’s Cameron Higham shot a 47, Patrick Browning had a 50, Hayden Lawton and Matthew Todd ended the day with a 52.
St. Thomas 124, Pembroke 86, Souhegan 85, Milford 83
The Spartans finished last in a close battle for second place. Brandon Shaw led with 20 points, Jacob Dube and Zach Greer had 19 points each.
Hollis Brookline 104, Oyster River 94, Portsmouth 85,
Jack Poitras (38), Grady Sturges (39), Matt Dias (41), Garrett Sturges (41) and Cayden Plummer (41) were medalists for the Cavaliers. Others getting on the score sheet were Rory Klauber (44), Braeden O’Connor (44), Ben Lafontaine (48) and Colin MacDonald (50).