Greenwich Academy improved its record to 9-4 with a 3-0 road win over NEPSAC volleyball foe Berkshire School in a match held on Saturday.
Sophomore Evie Kay Girard registered 13 kills, seven aces and 12 digs to pace the Gators. Senior Catherine Burns recorded seven kills, while eighth-grader Casey Brower had four kills and three aces for GA, which won the match, 25-10, 26-24, 25-18.
“We were able to mix up the team a bit,” Greenwich Academy coach Christy Girard said. “Casey Brower was terrific on the right side. She has a strong attack and great instincts, coupled with a high volleyball IQ. She will be a force as she gets more experience.”
Senior Valeska Lasky had four kills, 15 assists and five digs, while sophomore Alexandra Trofort notched four aces, nine digs and three kills in the win. Sofia Marti contributed 10 assists for the victors.
Greenwich Academy, which is playing for a berth in the NEPSAC Tournament, which includes eight teams, hosts Choate Rosemary Hall on Wednesday and visits Kent School on Saturday.
GREENWICH ACADEMY FIELD HOCKEY
Using a two-goal first half, Greenwich Academy topped host Westminster School, 3-1, in a NEPSAC matchup held on Saturday.
Cameron Brower scored GA’s first goal in the opening half and Grace Schulze tallied next for the Gators in the first half.
Maya Walker tallied off a rebound of her own penalty corner shot. Greenwich Academy (14-1-1) hosts Oak Knoll, the No.-1 ranked high school team in the nation, Monday at 4:30 p.m.
BRUNSWICK WATER POLO
The host Bruins rolled to victories against visiting Hopkins and Hotchkiss in matches held on Saturday. Brunswick beat Hopkins, 16-5, and Hotchkiss, 16-4.
Against Hopkins, the Bruins jumped out to a 6-1 lead after the first quarter and entered halftime with a 10-1 lead.
Jackson Walker and Dillon Robinson each recorded hat tricks to propel Brunswick. Patrick Mullen, Ryan Miele and Will Morton each tallied twice, while Aidan Marks, Kevin Tu and Vilas Sogaard-Srikrishnan each had one goal.
In the Bruins’ triumph over Hotchkiss, Morton tallied four times, while Robinson added three goals. Mullen, Marks William Ewald and Sogaard-Srikrishnan had two goal apiece and Victor Ferraro had one tally.
Brunswick’s raised its record to 19-2.