The Greenwich High School girls lacrosse team continued its perfect season Monday, defeating host Mahopac (N.Y.) High School, 13-9.
Greenwich scored three goals the first three minutes of play and held a 7-3 halftime lead.
"After we scored the first three goals we went into a little bit of a lull and didn't score for about 15 minutes," said GHS coach Caitlin Keane, whose squad posted a dramatic 13-12 win over rival Darien on Saturday. "Once we won the draw we got going offensively."
Senior midfielder Tori Dunster and sophomore midfielder Carolyn Paletta scored two goals apiece for the Cardinals, who received one goal and one assist from junior midfielder Emily Johnson and 10 saves from Hannah Jeffrey.
Up next for the Cards is a matchup against formidable Staples in Westport on Friday at 6:15 p.m.
Hannah Staab pitched another strong game and Greenwich Academy pounded out 13 hits in a 15-0 five-inning win over host Convent of the Sacred Heart.
Staab pitched a two-hitter, had two triples and drove in two runs for the Gators, who scored 10 runs in the fifth inning. The Gators' ace yielded only walk.
"Hannah had good control of her pitches today and once we saw their pitcher for the second and third time we really started hitting the ball," GA coach Doug DeRosa said.
At 8-1 overall and 6-0 in the FAA, GA is off to its best start ever according to DeRosa. Hiromi Terai was 3 for 4 with two RBI, Tyla Taylor had two hits, including a triple, and two RBI and Katie Tenefrancia went 3 for 3 with a double and an RBI for the victors.
"We made a lot of solid contact, but they made some great plays in the field," CSH coach Chris Simonds said. "Their infield was strong."
Greenwich Academy will visit Kingswood-Oxford on Wednesday.
Convent of the Sacred Heart beat Holy Child for the second time this spring and remained undefeated in the FAA, downing the host Gryphons, 6-1.
Senior Krystyna Miles continued her fine season at No. 1 singles for the Tigers, posting a 6-4, 6-1 win over Tori Almeida.
Nicole Fischer was a 6-1, 6-1 winner at No. 2 singles, while freshmen Maddie Church and Cori Gabaldon also won their matches in straight sets at the third and fourth spots, respectively. In doubles action, Julie Randolph and Claire Geithner won their match at No. 1, 6-1, 6-1, while Caroline Egan and Hannah Godbin took their No. 2 doubles match, 6-2, 6-3
The Tigers beat Hackley, 4-1, and upended Westover, 3.5-1.5. Alexa de Allessandrini won both of her matches at No. 3 for Sacred Heart, beating Hackley's Kristen Fallon, 3 and 1, and Westover's Jessica Vhang, 2 and 1. Mimi Dunn won both of her matches, 3 and 1, at the fourth spot for the Tigers, while Guilia Campana was perfect on the day at No. 5.
Sacred Heart, which also received a win from Sam Tarde (No. 2) against Hackley, improved to 2-0-1 in the FAA and 6-3-1 overall.
The Tigers will face rival Greenwich Academy Wednesday at Fairview Country Club at 3:30 p.m.
Greenwich 181, Ridgefield 224: The Greenwich girls golf team defeated Ridgefield 181-224 at Griffith E. Harris Golf Course.
"I am thrilled, especially with Kendyl's score," Greenwich coach Marie Shimchick said. "It has been really good because our three, four and five scores have been coming down."
The Cardinals host Trumbull and Weston Wednesday.
GREENWICH ACADEMY 4, RYE COUNTRY DAY 1: The Gators ran their record to 9-1 with the FAA victory at The Apawamis Club in Rye, N.Y. Junior Camilla Vik was a 4 and 2 winner at No. 1 for GA. Vik birdied the sixth hole for the Gators, who received a 5 and 3 win from Rachel Oates at No. 2
"Our No. 1 and 2 came out of the gate fast and played real well," GA coach Patrick Dwyer said. "We are hitting the key part of our season, so this is the time of year when we want everyone to be playing well."
The Greenwich boys golf team rolled to a 149-169 win over Darien at Wee Burn Country Club.
"I was really proud to see how well they played facing some difficult situations on the golf course," Greenwich coach Jeff Santilli said. "The guys got out of tough spots very well and I think that is our experience factor."
Greenwich hosts Trinity Tuesday at 4 p.m.
Armando Olivieri also shot a 39 for the Bruins (20-2).
boys track and field
The Bruins beat Kingswood-Oxford, 56-21 and lost to Taft, 87-56. Geithner won the 800-meter run, the 1,500-meter run and the 3000-meter event. He won the 1,500-meter run in a personal-best time of 4:09.4. Bradley Seaton won the shot put (45'11), tied for first in the high jump and placed second in the discus with a school record 134'10.
Lewis Morant was victorious in the 100-meter run (:11.2), while Brandon Johnston won the 200 (:23.4) and placed second in the 100 (:11.2). David Russell finished second in the javelin, with a school-record mark of 143'10. The Bruins will face Greenwich High on Tuesday.
Each singles player won in straight sets for Greenwich High in its 7-0 victory against Stamford on Monday.
Junior Tatsuya Tasaki defeated Stamford's Yash Mansukhani at first singles, 6-1, 6-1. Chris Salisbury, Mark Chien, Danny Siciliano and Mike Mannion each won their matches, 6-0, 6-0 for the Cardinals (8-0). In doubles action, Greenwich's Alex Ertel and Jeff Shull got past their foes in three sets, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3, while Jake Tennenbaum/Logan Bunte-Mein won a three-setter, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1.
Greenwich will host rival Staples Tuesday at 4 p.m.
Greenwich High put another dominant triumph in the books, beating host Stamford, 7-0.
Greenwich crew made a strong showing in the 15th annual Saratoga Invitational Regatta in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., over the weekend.
The lightweight women's 2x boat raced by Gillian Burke and Nicole Birkhold placed fifth overall. Greenwich crew's women's jr. B 2x boat (Alex Slabbert, Megan Slabbert) took third and first in their flights. The men's junior varsity 8 boat rowed by Justin Lee, Travis Anderson, Eric Anderson, Albert Rydevik, Karl Johnson, Austin Nasso, Max Meyer, August Allocco and Mallory Madfes placed third in their event.
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