The Sacred Heart Greenwich soccer team didn’t waste any time in taking control of Monday’s game against visiting Greens Farms Academy.
The Tigers scored three goals during the game’s first 15 minutes and cruised to a 3-0 win over the Dragons.
“We came out very strong and created a lot of opportunities,” Sacred Heart coach Stuart Smith said. “We were determined not to just start strong, but to put away the opportunities we had.”
Senior Stephanie Jordan scored the game’s first goal in the seventh minute off a direct free kick. Senior Erin Cleary tallied in the 12th minute, giving the Tigers a 2-0 lead. Sophomore Amelia Sheehan assisted on the goal. In the 15th minute, Sheehan scored off a pass from freshman Alana Frederick, putting the Tigers on top, 3-0.
Senior Julia Spiegel made four saves for Sacred Heart (7-7-1).
“We took 25 shots today, which is a record for us this season,” said Smith, who credited junior Claire Liddy for leading the team’s strong defensive effort.
The Bruins were represented by three boats at the Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday. Christian Ruf earned a sixth-place finish in the men’s youth singles event. He finished the race, which included 30 competitors, with a time of 18:59.474.
Ben Shore and Christopher Bass finished 25th in the men’s youth doubles race, which featured a 48-boat field. In the men’s youth eights, Brunswick had a 31st-place finish out of 84 boats, registering a time of 15:21.697.
The youth eight boat included: Diego Jasson, Jack Altman, Will Gregory, Hank Michalik, Matthew Jacobson, Jack Mozingo, Scott Gibbons, Austin Sammons and David Sorbaro.
The visiting Bruins were defeated by South Kent on the road Saturday, 2-0. South Kent is the two-time defending New England champion.
South Kent (11-0) scored the go-ahead goal in the ninth minute, tallying on a free kick off a header. In the 56th minute, South Kent scored on a rebound off a corner kick.
The Bruins (4-6-1) were outshot 11-3 on the day. Harry Barringer had a strong game in goal for Brunswick, making nine saves.