GHS girls water polo wins a pair
The Greenwich High School girls water polo team notched two victories Saturday, defeating Staples and Deerfield Academy at Hopkins School.
In their 11-2 win against Deerfield, Annie Robinson recorded a hat trick, while Julia Merrill, Charlotte Hallisey and Kaila Carroll each tallied twice for the Cardinals.
Robinson had three goals against Staples, which GHS beat, 12-8. Kellen Carlson also scored three times, while Peyton Turkeltaub tallied twice.
GREENWICH HIGH GIRLS LACROSSE
The Cardinals continued to flourish on the road this week, upending host Daniel Hand, 15-10.
Genevieve DeWinter scored a team-high five goals and added seven draw controls for GHS. Romy Villemure tallied four times, while Erika Bloes had two goals in the win.
Grace Fahey had one goal and three assists, while Maggie O’Gorman scored one goal and Ellie Lufkin had two. Paige Finneran assisted on two goals for the victors, who were tied at halftime, 6-6.
SACRED HEART GREENWICH TENNIS
Facing one of their toughest tests of the season to date, the Tigers lost a 6-3 decision to visiting Taft School in match that followed a college format play (all players competing in singles and doubles competition).
Sacred Heart received victories in singles competition from Grace Coale at the second spot and Ally Schwarz at No. 6. Coale, an eighth-grader, beat Taft’s Sydney Trevenen, 8-2.
“In pro sets, you really have to focus, because every point counts,” Coale said. “You have to take it point by point. Most of the games were pretty close. It comes down to staying mentally strong during those key points.”
At first singles, senior Jackie Beshoory lost to Taft’s Kate Zheng, 8-0. Beshoory and doubles partner Stephanie Beshoory (her sister) were edged, 8-6, at the No. 2 spot.
“Our opponents were really strong today, but we played our best,” Jackie Beshoory said. “They were strong and very consistent. This is my first year playing No. 1 singles and I’m really enjoying playing such strong opponents.”
Stephanie Beshoory, a sophomore, lost at third singles, 8-4. Schwarz won her match at No. 6 singles, 8-2. In doubles action, Nathalie Perrault/Coale were 8-1 winners at the top spot.
“We just tried to attack the net as much as possible,” Coale said.
Schwarz and senior Juliette Guice lost their match at third doubles, 8-2.
“We had a really hard match today against tough opponents, but the season is still going really well for us,” Guice said. “We have improved a lot this season and I’m proud of the progress everyone has made.”
GREENWICH ACADEMY TENNIS
The Gators made it a perfect 10 Saturday, improving to 10-0 with a 7-0 win against host Masters School.
Emma Carney was victorious at first singles for GA, beating Julia Poster, 6-0, 6-0. Claire Wolstencroft won her match at No. 2, 6-1, 6-0, while Olivia Coyle topped Masters’ Katie Accetta, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3. Clarissa Gillis took her match against Mary Sulauik, 6-2, 6-3 at the fourth spot.
Karina Toub/Annabel Thrasher took a 6-1, 6-0 decision from their foes at No. 1. Kate Miele/Lauren Wakeman (No. 2) and Arden Orwicz/Lucy Lefferts (No. 3) also swept their opponents.
GREENWICH HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS
The Cardinals took a 6-1 decision from Brien McMahon in an FCIAC matchup.
At first singles, Maddie Arnold was a 6-2, 6-2 winner for GHS. Martine Fierro won her match at the second singles spot, posting a 6-0, 6-0 win for the Cardinals.
Melanie Leguizamon also was a 6-0, 6-0 winner at No. 3, while Tess Lamhaouar was victorious at the fourth spot, 6-0, 6-1. Doubles play saw Kendall Schrohe and Haley Stober post a 6-2, 6-0 triumph at No. 2 and Efia Howarth/Christina Gianesello sweep their McMahon foes at the third position.
GREENWICH ACADEMY SAILING
The Gators had a busy, yet successful day, competing in two events at the Coast Guard Academy in New London — the Herreshoff Qualifier and the Connecticut State Championships.
At the Herreshoff Qualifier, Grace Austin (skipper) and Mihika Jain sailed in the B Division for Greenwich Academy. They posted two first-place finishes and a second-place finish.
Ashton Borcherding (skipper) and Ever Lasley also fared well for GA. Overall, GA placed third out of 14 boats and advanced to the next week’s finals.
At the Connecticut State Championships, Caitlin Owles (skipper) and Alina Pannone raced in the A Division. Marley Houston and Anji Van Biesen raced to a second and third place showing in the B Division.
BRUNSWICK TRACK AND FIELD
The Bruins defeated Kingswood-Oxford School and lost to host Taft School. Brunswick finished with a team score of 40.5 points, while Taft totaled 108. Kingswood-Oxford had a score of 26.
Cassius Johnson of Brunswick won the 100-meter run in a time of 10.9 seconds. His time tied a school record hand-held time. Johnson also won the 200-meter run in 22.7 seconds. Charlie Ciporin won the 3,000-meter event in 10:34, while Antonio Rogliano was the shot put winner (8-8). The Bruins also won the 4 x 100 relay race in 44.2 seconds.
GREENWICH HIGH SCHOOL BOYS LACROSSE
The Cardinals dropped a 10-5 decision to Chaminade in a non-conference game on Long Island, N.Y.
Chaminade led 7-5 at halftime. Jack O’Connor recorded a hat trick, while Jack Feda registered two goals and one assist. Matt Baugher had two assists for the Cardinals, who saw Bailey Savio win 12 of 19 faceoffs.
Andrew Triscari made 11 saves for Greenwich.