Receiving contributions from numerous players, Greenwich Academy turned away Taft, 3-1, in a volleyball match held on Saturday.
The host Gators won the match, 25-14, 23-25, 25-21, 25-23.
“The team was supercharged by the Homecoming crowd,” GA coach Christy Girard said. “The team worked tirelessly on their defense this week. Their work paid off, as they read the hitters, adjusted their defensive bases and got digs everywhere on the court.”
Whitney Wise registered 16 kills and two blocks to help lead Greenwich Academy, which improved to 7-3 with its third straight win.
“Whitney Wise had one of her best games,” Girard said. “She has worked hard this year on developing her attack to the next level.”
Valeska Lasky recorded 34 assists, seven kills, seven digs and three assists, while Megan Belcastro notched eight digs for the Gators.
“Megan not only led the team in digs, she was terrific with her communication to the whole team,” Girard said.
Alexandra Trofort posted seven aces, five kills, two blocks and six digs, while Catherine Burns had six digs for Greenwich Academy.
Evie Kay Girard recorded 15 kills and seven digs for Greenwich Academy, which hosts Greens Farms Academy Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Brunswick was defeated by unbeaten South Kent School, 5-2, on the road in a game held on Saturday.
The Bruins dropped to 6-5-1 on the season, while the Cardinals improved to 12-0.
South Kent tallied a trio of first-half goals for a 3-0 halftime lead.
In the 53rd minute, following a Cardinal corner kick, the Bruins mounted a counter attack that led to their first goal. Brunswick’s John Dunn moved the ball to Mike Huber, who then sent a long pass to Nico Montoni near midfield. Beating a pair of defenders, Montoni went bottom right with his shot, for the goal.
South Kent answered with goals at the 58th and 67th minutes, building a 5-1 advantage.
In the 78th minute, Brunswick’s Henry Foster converted a penalty kick for the final goal of the contest.
Eric Meindl made seven saves in goal for the Bruins.