The Greenwich High School boys golf team added another impressive win to its ledger, defeating rival Staples 146-150 in a match featuring two premier FCIAC golf squads at Longshore Club in Westport on Monday.
Junior Jackson Fretty earned medalist honors for Greenwich, shooting 33 over nine holes. Senior Jacob Pennella shot a 37 for the undefeated Cardinals, who received rounds of 38 from juniors Billy Nail, Ben Ropiak and Chris Magliocco.
Staples was paced by a round of 36 by Tristan Hochman. Colin Cusa shot a 38, while Ben Kurtz carded a 39 for the Wreckers.
GREENWICH HIGH GIRLS GOLF
The Cardinals raised their record to 6-3 with a 184-290 win over FCIAC foe St. Joseph at Burning Tree Country Club on Monday.
Sydney Nethercott was the medalist for the Cardinals. Nethercott shot a 3-over-par 39, parring seven of nine holes.
Gracie Sunoo had a strong round as well for GHS, posting a score of 44. Jane Giuliani carded a 45, while Carlyn Marinaccio shot a 56 for Greenwich.
Sunoo and Giuliani’s scores were their lowest so far this season.
GREENWICH ACADEMY SOFTBALL
Greenwich Academy ended its season on a winning note on Friday, posting an 13-11 victory over visiting Masters School.
The Gators set the tone in the first inning with two runs. Katherine Dawson led off the inning with a walk, stole second base and scored later in the inning. Aimee Both scored GA’s second run on a wild pitch.
Greenwich Academy took a 6-1 lead into the fifth inning behind starting pitcher Jacquee Moran, who allowed two hits and one run through the first four innings. Masters, however, scored five runs in the fifth inning to forge a 6-6. The visitors capitalized on a pair of walks, three hits and a couple of GA errors. The Gators took the lead in the bottom of the fifth inning with four runs. Moran keyed the inning with a two-run, bases-loaded single.
After Masters tallied five runs in the sixth behind a pair of opposite field home runs, Greenwich Academy took the lead for good by scoring three runs in the bottom half of the inning
Ali Jaquiery singled, advanced to second on an error, stole third and scored on a sacrifice fly by Emma Wu. Dawson singled, stole second and came home on a Booth double. Booth scored on a single by Allison Lindemeyer, making it 13-11.
“It truly was a special inning for our three senior captains, Dawson, Booth and Lindemeyer, as they all had huge contributions to give us the lead,” GA coach Chris Bodnar said.