Greenwich extended its winning streak to six games, downing Danbury, 10-6, in an FCIAC softball game held on Friday. The win moved Greenwich’s record to 12-7 overall and 9-6 in the FCIAC. With one game remaining, the Cardinals still have a chance to qualify for the conference tournament, which commences next week.
On Friday, sophomore catcher Olivia McClammy continued her torrid hitting, going 3 for 4 with a grand slam and four RBIs to power Greenwich. Senior pitcher Sophia Prieto was 3 for 3 with an RBI and senior outfielder Charli Faugno had two hits and drove in four runs for the Cardinals.
Senior shortstop Emma Beinstein and senior Michelle Morganti also paced the Cards at the plate. Beinstein was 2 for 4 with an RBI, while Morganti had two hits and one RBI in the win.
Greenwich’s big inning was the fourth, when it scored five runs. Danbury had a four-run fourth inning. The Cardinals close their regular season with a home game against Trinity Catholic on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
GREENWICH HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE
Behind a seven-goal performance from senior attack Grace Fahey, Greenwich registered a 19-10 triumph against Brien McMahon in an FCIAC matchup held on Thursday night in Norwalk.
Senior attack Paige Finneran scored five goals and added two assists, while junior Leah Caputo had two goals and two assists for the Cardinals (7-7). Junior Jessica Ware tallied two goals and two assists, while junior Kate Loughran had two goals and one assist in the win.
Senior Jennifer Kelly notched one goal and one assist for the Cards, who held a 9-2 halftime lead. Sophomore Anna Makover scored a team high six goals for the Senators, who received a hat trick and two assists from senior Sophia Tarasidis.
Fahey scored four second-half goals, enabling Greenwich to pull away from McMahon. Finneran tallied three times in the second half, which saw GHS outscore McMahon 10-2.
Fahey had seven draw controls, while Finneran and Caputo had four apiece. Senior Sloane Loveless had a strong game in goal for the Cardinals, making 10 saves.
GREENWICH ACADEMY GOLF
Greenwich Academy clinched the FAA regular season championship with a 5-0 win over School of the Holy Child in a match held at Innis Arden Golf Club in Greenwich on Thursday.
Emmy Sammons won her match at the No. 1 spot for GA, 4 and 2. Maryanne Grace was a 4 and 2 winner at No. 2, as were Sofia Manuel and Sammy Doniger at the third and fourth spots for the Gators.
Megan Belcastro won her match at the fifth spot by default. Greenwich Academy also posted wins against Taft School, Choate Rosemary Hall and Riverdale Country School during its busy week.
GA will compete in the NEPSAC Championships on Monday at Wyantenuck Country Club in Massachusetts.