Roundup: Greenwich Academy field hockey downs Deerfield
Grace Schulze scored two goals and Maya Walker had a pair of assists for the Greenwich Academy field hockey team, which recorded a 3-0 Senior Day victory over visiting Deerfield Academy on Sunday morning.
Up next for the Gators is the FAA Tournament. GA is seeded second in the FAA Tournament and will receive a first-round bye. They will host either Rye Country Day School or Hopkins School in Wednesday’s semifinals.
In Sunday’s game against Deerfield, Schulze opened the scoring with 13:30 remaining in the first half. Walker and Katharine Glassmeyer each assisted on the goal.
Schulze scored again at the 22:31 mark of the second half. Walker set Schulze up for her second tally. Cameron Brower sealed the win for GA, tallying at the 3:11 mark of the second half. Antonia Packard and Julia Freedman were each credited with assists on the goal.
Greenwich Academy registered 17 shots on goal and drew eight penalty corners. Deerfield took three penalty corners.
Greenwich Academy honored seniors Evelyn Barringer, Katharine Glassmeyer, Antonia Packard, Elektra Rogers, Grace Schulze and Maya Walker on its Senior Day.
Schulze and Walker have served as co-captains for two seasons.
GREENWICH ACADEMY VOLLEYBALL
Greenwich Academy capped it regular season in style, edging host Kent School, 3-2, on Saturday. The Gators finished their regular season with a record of 10-5 and earned the No. 2 seed in the FAA Tournament.
GA receives a first-round bye in the tournament and will host a semifinal-round game on Wednesday. In Saturday’s match against Kent, Greenwich Academy registered a 25-16, 25-13, 20-25, 23-25, 15-6 win.
Evie Kay Girard recorded 12 kills, three aces and 15 digs, while Valeska Lasky had eight kills, 30 assists and two aces to pace the Gators. Alexandra Trofort tallied 12 kills and 10 digs, while Megan Belcastro had eight kills and 12 digs in the winning effort.
Casey Brower (five aces, four kills) and Catherine Burns (four kills, 10 digs) also paced GA, which is ranked ninth in the NEPSAC and hopes to move up to the No. 8 spot, so it can qualify for the NEPSAC Tournament.
SACRED HEART VOLLEYBALL
The Tigers were edged by Miss Porter’s School, 3-2, on Saturday. Miss Porter’s won the match by set scores of 25-22, 25-21, 24-26, 19-25, 15-11.
Liv Lockwood recorded 19 kills, three blocks, 11 digs, four aces and one assist for Sacred Heart. Kellie Ulmer posted 24 digs, 11 kills and seven aces for the Tigers, who are seeded fourth in the FAA Tournament and will host St. Luke’s School in Monday’s 4:30 p.m. quarterfinals.
Fran Iraola notched four kills, one block and two aces and Morgan Wilkens had 26 assists, 17 digs and one ace for Sacred Heart.