High school roundup: GHS girls water polo team excels at Choate tourney
Greenwich High School showcased its offensive skills at the Choate Rosemary Hall Water Polo Tournament Saturday, winning all three of its games in convincing fashion.
The Cardinals defeated Choate Rosemary Hall, 13-4, beat Loomis Chaffee School, 20-2 and cruised to a 13-7 win over North Penn High School.
Freshman Kaila Carroll scored a team-high 15 goals over the three games for the Cardinals. Junior Annie Robinson scored six goals on the day, while senior tri-captain Grace Leigh tallied five times. Freshman Marcella Winget, sophomore Barbara Malone, junior Julia Merrill and junior Kellen Carlson each recorded hat tricks for the victors.
Senior tri-captain Ella Jomo, sophomore Peyton Turkeltaub and sophomore Kate Turkeltaub each tallied twice on the afternoon for the Cardinals. Carroll registered a team-high four goals in the win against Choate Rosemary Hall, while Malone had three and Marcella Winget had two goals. Junior goalie Ainsleigh Winget made three saves in the winning effort.
In the Cards’ triumph against Loomis Chaffee, Carroll notched a team-best six goals and added four assists. Leigh had four goals, while Merrill and Carlson had three apiece. Malone, Merrill and senior tri-captain Samantha Bear each assisted on three goals. Ainsleigh Winget was strong in goal, making five saves.
Greenwich plays rival Greenwich Aquatics Tuesday at the YMCA of Greenwich.
The Bruins finished second in the five-team Hotchkiss Invitational Tournament, posting a team aggregate score of 203.
Host Hotchkiss School won the tournament with a team score of 196 at its par-35 golf course. Salisbury School finished with a score of 207, while Millbrook School shot a 220 and Trinity-Pawling School recorded a score of 237.
Charlie Marvin of Brunswick was the tournament’s co-medalist, shooting a 2-over-par 37. Teammate Jack Kulesh shot a 39, while Matt Camel carded a 41. Reid Robbins and Charlie Knight each shot a 43 for the Bruins. Connor Belcastro finished with a 44 for Brunswick.
Up next for the Bruins (8-1) is a match against St. Luke’s School at Fairview Country Club on Monday.
Salisbury School evened the Curtis Cup against Brunswick at six wins apiece by winning the varsity eight race at Lake Washinee in Salisbury. Salisbury’s first varsity eight boat finished the 1,500-meter race in 4:58.4. Brunswick placed second in 5:03.2
The Bruins won the second varsity eight race with a time of 5:06.8. Brunswick’s third boat earned the top two spots in the third race of the day in Salisbury.
Brunswick returns to the water at Captain’s Cove Seaport to race Fairfield Prep on Saturday.