The Greenwich Academy field hockey team added another shutout win to its ledger, defeating Hopkins School, 5-0, at home.
The Gators (5-0) have outscored the opposition 25-0 so far this season. Sofia Viola gave GA a 1-0 lead, scoring with 17:49 left in the first half. Karina Schulze’s goal off a Viola pass put the Gators on top, 2-0, with 9:50 to go in the opening half.
Manveer Sandhu tallied off an assist from Grace Schulze at the 27:08 mark of the first half, giving the Gators a 3-0 lead heading into halftime. Sandhu and Viola each notched second-half goals for GA, which saw goalies Maggie Reville and Isabella Santucci combine to make three saves.
GREENWICH ACADEMY CROSS COUNTRY
The Gators defeated Holy Child and Rye Country Day School in an FAA meet held at Rye Playland in Rye, N.Y.
Elena Tan finished second overall in the race for Greenwich Academy, crossing the finish line in 21:31. Sarah Callahan posted a time of 21:59, while teammate Lily Schaeffer finished the race in 22:56 for the Gators. Anji Van Biesen (23:06), Julie Howe (23:23) and Sydney Pittignano (24:45) also turned in strong performances for Greenwich Academy.
GREENWICH HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
The Cardinals were edged by St. Joseph, 3-2, in a tight FCIAC match.
St. Joseph won the match, 9-25, 25-12, 25-21, 21-25, 16-14. Erika Hauschild had 19 kills, 11 service points and 11 digs, while Tara Ford had 18 kills and 10 service points for GHS.
Maggy Egan registered 15 kills and eight digs for Greenwich. The Cardinals are 4-4 on the season. With the victory, St. Joseph ran their record to 8-1, including 5-0 in FCIAC action.
The Bruins dropped a 2-0 decision to Avon Old Farms School at Caputo Field. The Winged Beavers scored in the final minute of each half.
Brunswick’s Eric Meindl earned the start in goal for the Bruins and picked up a save on a diving stop in the opening minutes of action. He recorded nine saves for the Bruins (0-4-1).
One of Brunswick’s opportunity came with less than two minutes remaining in the half on a free kick from 25 yards out. Nick Boardman’s kick went around Avon’s defensive wall and hit off the post. Following the free kick, Avon Old Farms scored on a counter-attack with just 30 seconds remaining in the first half.
Avon scored in the 89th minute of play, taking a 2-0 lead. The Bruins travel to Gunnery yon Saturday at 2:30 p.m.