High school roundup: Brunswick wins FAA tennis tournament
The Brunswick School tennis team continued its standout season, winning the FAA Team Tournament on Tuesday at Sound Shore Indoor Tennis Center in Port Chester, N.Y.
The Bruins, who won the FAA regular season title, were sparked by Evan Lee who won the singles player title at the FAA Championships. Lee, who was seeded sixth, went 3-0 on his way to winning the singles championship.
Seeded sixth, Lee beat the first, second and sixth seeds to claim the title. In doubles action, both of Brunswick’s doubles teams advanced to the semifinals. Christian Hartch and Alex Penn lost to the eventual champions from Rye Country Day School in the semifinals. Lorenzo Gunningham and Edward Nagler of the Bruins lost to the top-seeded team from Greens Farms Academy in the semifinal round.
Brunswick has qualified for the NEPSAC Class A Championships, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday.
GREENWICH ACADEMY, SACRED HEART AT FAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Georgia Ryan of Greenwich Academy turned in a strong performance at the FAA Girls Tennis Championships held at Sound Shore Indoor Tennis Center in Port Chester, N.Y., on Tuesday.
Ryan, the Gators’ No. 1 singles player, advanced to the championship match, where she lost to her opponent from Rye Country Day School, 8-4. Ryan defeated her foe from Hopkins School in the first round, edged Sacred Heart’s Grace Coale in Round 2, 8-6, and had a victory against King in the semifinals, 8-6.
Greenwich Academy’s doubles team of seniors Karina Toub and Annabel Thrasher advanced to the finals, where they lost to Hopkins School, 8-4. Toub and Thrasher had victories against Holy Child, St. Luke’s and Sacred Heart Greenwich.
For Sacred Heart, Megan Farrell and Isabella Gunningham had a strong run in the tournament, advancing to the semifinal-round. They won their first two matches in the tournament.
GREENWICH HIGH GIRLS GOLF
Greenwich posted a 190-259 win against FCIAC foe Danbury in a match held Tuesday at Griffith E. Harris Golf Course in Greenwich.
Cardinals junior Sydney Nethercott was the match’s medalist, shooting a 2-over-par 37 over nine holes. Grace Sunoo, a senior, shot a 48, while Jackie Intriere carded a 50 for Greenwich.
For Danbury (0-9), Ilona Furey shot a 57. With the win, Greenwich improved its record to 7-4.