HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP Greenwich softball thumps Trinity Catholic
Greenwich High School’s softball team concluded its regular season by posting an 8-2 triumph against Trinity Catholic School Tuesday at Bruce Park Field in Greenwich.
Sophia Prieto was 3 for 4 with two RBI, while Kelly Brogan and Olivia McClammy each went 2 for 4 in the win. Katie Walko had two hits, while Emma Beinstein had one hit and drove in two runs for the surging Cardinals.
Julie Gambino added one hit and two RBI and Charli Faugno had one hit and drove in a run for Greenwich, which registered 10 hits. Prieto struck out eight batters for Greenwich, which qualified for the postseason.
The Cardinals finished the regular season with seven consecutive victories and have a record of 13-7. They qualified for the CIAC Class LL Tournament and must wait and see if they will earn a spot in the FCIAC Tournament. Greenwich is in eighth place in the FCIAC, which would put them into the conference tournament. But Staples, which is a half game behind them has two more conference games remaining.
GREENWICH ACADEMY TRACK AND FIELD
Greenwich Academy defeated Canterbury and lost to Berkshire School and Wilbraham and Monson in a meet held on Saturday at Berkshire.
The Gators’ record stands at 10-7 after the four-team meet. GA’s top highlight from the meet was produced by its 4 x 400-meter relay team of Evelyn Barringer, Emily Hock, Cora Creighton and Grace von Oiste. The foursome finished first in the event for GA.
Creighton also crossed the finish line first in the 800-meter run and was second in the 1,500-meter event. Von Oiste was the runner-up in the 400-meter run, while teammate Kate Anderson took third in the 800 for GA.
Haylee Ressa (300-meter hurdles) and Julia Howe (3,000-meter run) each posted third-place finishes, while Jessie Ong was fourth in the long jump to also pace Greenwich Academy. Erin Jaquiery finished fourth in the triple jump and took fifth in hte 400-meter competition. Elena Tan (1,500 run), Paige Keating (200-meter run, personal-best) and Ali Jaquiery (triple jump, personal-record) each placed fifth in their respective events for Greenwich Academy.
BRUNSWICK SCHOOL SAILING
The Bruins earned a fourth-place finish at the 18-team Phebe Corckran King Memorial, which was co-hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club and Severn Sailing Association in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday.
During the two-day event, Brunswick registered eight first-place finishes over 36 races — the most in the regatta. Competing against teams from New England, along with the Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes regions, Brunswick finished with 236 team points, nine points behind third-place finisher Toms River (N.J.). St. Mary’s from Maryland won the event with 163 points.
In the A Division, Brunswick’s William Michels served as the skipper with teammate Carlos Flores in crew for the first 10 races. Angus Manion was the crewman in the last eight races, with Michels at the helm. Over 18 races in the A Division, Brunswick registered five victories and five more top-five finishes on its way to totaling 109 points.
In the B Division, Leyton Borcherding served as the skipper in all 18 races. Ryan Heinzerling was crew in the first 14 races and Flores sailed as crew in the last four. Brunswick’s B division boat raced to three wins, three more top-five results and notched 127 points.