James Dowling threw three touchdown passes and Zach Twardosky ran for 111 yards and two scores as Merrimack improved to 2-0 with a 49-21 win over Dover on Friday night in Merrimack.
Dowling connected with Jared Dyer (79 yards receiving) for two scores and with Devin Wood (111 yards) for one. Dyer added a rushing TD, as did Jake Bunis. Dyer and Woods also had interceptions for Merrimack, which grabbed three picks and amassed five sacks. Dover (1-1) got TD runs from Domenic Sprague and Luke Geppert, and a 37-yard interception return for touchdown from Gabe Rubio.
Pelham 34, Sanborn 0: In Pelham, Ian Hoey threw four touchdown passes as the Pythons improved to 1-1. He went 5-for-5 for 108 yards passing. Zach Jones caught TD passes of 28 and 7 yards, Colby Travis reeled in a 23-yard strike, and Charlie Katin hauled in a 42-yard pass for a score. The Pythons rolled up 210 yards on the ground, with Katin gaining 55 and Matt Crowley picking up 49 and a touchdown. Zach Cardoso gained 40 yards on 12 carries to lead Sanborn (0-2).
Nashua North 36, Spaulding 0: In Nashua, quarterback Curtis Harris scored on runs of 30, 3 and 3 yards as part of a 160-yard night, Jayden Espinal added a 7-yard score and Anthony Greene had a 4-yard TD for the Titans (2-0). Spaulding is 0-2.
Portsmouth 49, Winnacunnet 21: In Hampton, quarterback Jacob Boutin ran 18 times for 109 yards and two touchdowns and Jack Russo ran 13 times for 78 yards and three scored as the ClipperCats (1-1) rolled. Oscar Lalime returned an interception 17 yards for a score. Winnacunnet’s Elliot Beals threw TD passes of 7 yards to Kylan Delage and 11 yards to Don Gould, and Chris McClelland returned a fumble for a score. The Warriors are 0-2.
Bow 48, Kingswood 0: In Wolfeboro, Andrew Robbins had two touchdown runs and Sebastian Beaulieu had two TD passes as the Falcons rolled to 2-0. Beaulieu connected with Cooper Larabee for a 20-yard score and Steven Guerrette for a 35-yard scoring strike. Guerrette chipped in a 5-yard TD run. Robbins scored on runs of 2 and 3 yards. Andrew Bliss returned an interception 53 yards for a score and Ethan Kruger added a 20-yard TD run. Kingswood is 0-2.
Lebanon 21, Trinity 7: In Lebanon, John Thibault scored the only touchdown for Trinity (1-1). The Raiders are 2-0.