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Roundup: Greenwich baseball remains undefeated

Greenwich Time
Updated 11:30 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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The Greenwich baseball team won on the road at Ridgefield 3-2.

The Tigers had the tying run on third in the bottom of the seventh but left him stranded.

Casey Gaynor picked up the win for the Cardinals (5-0, 3-0 FCIAC) with Kyle Dunster coming in to get the save.

"He (Dunster) has been tough," Greenwich coach Mike Mora said. "He really has great movement on his pitches. Casey (Gaynor) pitched another great game."

Taylor Olmstead drove in two runs and Kyle Ballone went 2 for 3 for Greenwich.

Olmstead's hit came with two out in the third.

The Cardinals host Trinity Friday at 4 p.m.

Girls tennis

The Greenwich Academy tennis team improved to 3-0 with a 7-0 win over Holy Child.

No. 1 Dottie Jones won 7-6, 6-1, No. 2 Samnatha Berenblum 6-0, 6-0, No. 3 Madeline Lupone 6-0, 6-0 and No. 4 Julie Berenblum won 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles, the No. 1 team of Olivia Rovelli and Tara Simonson won 6- 0, 6-2, No. 2 Nico Wava and Priyanka Arora 6-0, 6-0, and No. 3 Emma Nosserir and Pamela Detrick won 6-4, 6-0.

The Gators host Greens Farms Monday at 4:15 p.m.

Convent of the Sacred Heart 5, Choate 2: Sacred Heart won its opening match of the year on the road, picking up wins from No. 1 singles Krystyna Miles 1-6, 6-1, 6-3, No. 2 Nicole Fischer 6-4, 6-2, No. 3 Maddie Church 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 and No. 4 Corrie Gabaldon 6-2, 1-6, 6-3.

In doubles the Tigers picked up wins from the No. 2 team of Julie Randoplh and Claire Geithner 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.

"We are thrilled," Tigers coach Anne Fraser said. "Since it was our first match we had to get used to playing again."

Sacred Heart is at King Friday at 4:15 p.m.

Girls golf

Convent of the Sacred Heart fell to Taft 11/2 to 31/2 at the Fairview Country Club in its first match of the season.

No. 4 Alexa deAlessandrini won 2 up and the Tigers captain Giulia Campana tied on the ninth hole.

"It was great to be back out on the course," Tigers coach Karen Ann Panarella said. "It has been dry so the course played well and the greens were fast. For the first time out the played great, I am proud of how they played."

The Tigers are at Holy Child Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

Boys lacrosse

Brunswick traveled to Taft and fell behind early before losing 9-6.

Billy Heidt scored two goals, Nick Bartlett had three and Eddie DeDomenico added one to pace the Bruins attack.

Brunswick trailed 5-2 at the half.

"They jumped all over us in the first half and we were a little sloppy," Brunswick coach David Bruce said. "We played much better in the second half but they were a good athletic team."

The Bruins host Salisbury Saturday at 3 p.m.

Boys volleyball

Greenwich beat Danbury 3-0 in boys volleyball.

For the Cardinals, John Beneville had 3 aces, 4 digs, 9 kills, 2 blocks, Dan Chudy had 5 aces, 8 digs, 12 kills and Jake Oe finished with 1 ace, 1 dig, 4 kills and 10 assists.

Greenwich is at Fairfield Co-op Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Sailing

The Greenwich Academy sailing team defeated Hand 2-0 at Pettipaug Yacht Club in Essex.

Skipper Lucy Hadley with Tasha Kim as crew and Lizzy Michler with Sam Smith as crew both sailed well for the Gators.

"The breeze came and went," GA coach Carolyn Russell said. "It was shifty but we do better in light air."

GA takes on Stamford Thursday at Stamford Yacht Club.

For more on Greenwich sports and the scholastic stars of the day, visit the Extra Time blog at http://blog.ctnews.com/timesports/ For breaking news and scores as they come in to the newsroom, follow us on twitter @GreenwichSports

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