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February 22, 2012

Hillie Huddle

Hanul Moon led the way for Haverhill High at the MIAA Division 1 State Swimming and Diving Championship on Friday night. The senior placed ninth in the state in the 1-meter dive with a score of 345.70. Maxwell Hoffman (25th, 100-yard free style swim), Nick Roy (25th, 500-yard free style swim) and Conor Cronin (26th, 500-yard free style swim) also finished among the top in the state.

Michael McNaughton was the top finisher for the Hillies at the 2012 MIAA Division 1 Boys & Girls Indoor Track Championship. McNaughton placed third in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:32.60.

Also finishing in the top 10 in the state were: Patrick Garvey (8th, high jump), Jackie Solimine (8th, 1,000-meter run), Bridget Twomey (6th, one-mile run), Jillian Meserve (8th, one-mile run) and Riley Gilmore (9th, two-mile run). Each of those athletes qualified for the MIAA All-State Championship on Feb. 26.

With a 53-36 victory over Mt. Alvernia, the girls' basketball team finished the regular season with a 15-7 mark and qualified for the MIAA Tournament. Playoff match-ups will be announced by the MIAA on Friday afternoon. The boys' basketball team closed out the regular season with a 63-50 loss to Methuen at home on Friday night. The hockey team was edged 6-5 by Methuen on Saturday afternoon. The Hillies close out the season this week with a pair of games in the Newburyport Tournament.

Join us for a night of laughs at the fourth annual Haverhill High School Comedy Night on March 9 at DiBurro's function hall. Three professional comedians will perform and there will be a variety of raffle and silent and live auction items. All proceeds will benefit the Haverhill High Athletic Program. Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased at Haverhill High School. More information on tickets and sponsorship opportunities is available from Tom O'Brien at (978) 374-5732.

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