Brunswick School kept its perfect lacrosse record intact in Western New England Division I play, registering an 11-4 win over host Westminster School on Saturday.
Cooper More recorded a hat trick, while AJ Delgado and Christian Ronda each tallied twice to lead the Bruins. Michael Gottlieb and Coulter Mackesy had one goal and one assist apiece, while Jeffrey Matthews and Tim Saunders each contributed a goal for the victors.
With the win, Brunswick improved its record to 12-1 overall and 7-0 in Western New England Division I.
Goals from Delgado, Matthews and Ronda gave the Bruins a 3-0 lead after the first quarter. Moore and Gottlieb scored during the second quarter, giving the Bruins a 5-2 halftime advantage. Delgado and Moore tallied in the third quarter for Brunswick, which took a 7-4 lead into the final quarter.
The Bruins sealed the victory in the fourth quarter, outscoring Westminster, 4-0. Ronda, Mackesy, Gottlieb and Saunders each notched goals in the final quarter. Christian Barnard made 10 saves in goal for the Bruins, ranked seventh in the latest Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse national poll.
A four-run sixth inning propelled the Bruins past Rye Country Day School, 5-2, in an FAA game held on Saturday. Brunswick is 10-3 overall and 8-2 in FAA play.
In the decisive sixth inning, Billy Carangelo walked and scored when Reed Mascolo hit a 1-1 pitch over the left-field fence for a two-run home run. Mascolo’s first career homer gave the Bruins a 3-2 lead.
Cole Mascolo reached on an infield single and Aidan Redahan was hit by a pitch, setting the scene for Leo Socci, who hit a two-run triple to right field, making it 5-2.
Reed Mascolo struck out five batters in six innings to earn the win and Jake Hyde pitched a scoreless seventh inning to pick up the save. Brunswick hosts Poly Prep in a non-league game on Monday.
Currently, Brunswick is in second place in the FAA, one game behind Hopkins (9-1), with two conference games remaining. Brunswick hosts Hopkins on Tuesday. The top two teams in the FAA receive a bye into the semifinals of the league tournament in two weeks.
On Friday, the Bruins rolled to a 14-2 triumph over host King School. Leading 1-0, Brunswick broke the game open with a six-run fourth inning. Socci hit a two-run homer, Hyde had three hits and two RBIs and Mathews added two hits and two RBIs in the win.
Socci struck out 10 in six innings to earn his third win of the season.
GREENWICH ACADEMY LACROSSE
Six goals from junior attack Eliza Bowman lifted visiting Greenwich Academy to an 11-8 triumph against Loomis Chaffee School on Saturday.
Bowman scored three goals in each half for the Gators, who trailed 5-4 at halftime.
“It was a great win,” GA coach Melissa Anderson said. “They were strong on the draw and we had a little trouble getting into a rhythm.”
Loomis Chaffee had six draw controls in the opening half, compared to three for Greenwich Academy. According to Anderson, GA won the majority of the draws in the second half.
“The second half, we were being more physical on the draw,” Anderson said. “Then we were able to push the fastbreak. Most of our goals were scored in transition.”
Junior attack Tessa Brooks tallied twice, while junior Taylor Lane registered one goal and two assists for GA. Junior Grace Schulze had two goals and junior Katie Goldsmith assisted on three goals in the winning effort.
Cate Spaulding, a junior goalie, made five saves for Greenwich Academy, which outscored Loomis 7-3 in the second half. Jenna Donohue scored five goals to pace Loomis.
Greenwich Academy hosts Westminster on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.
GREENWICH ACADEMY TENNIS
GA suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday, as it was edged by host Hotchkiss School, 5-4.
Georgia Ryan remained undefeated at first singles for Greenwich Academy, defeating Savi Roberts, 6-1, 6-0. Emma Carney was a 6-0, 6-1 winner for the Gators against Grace Kennedy at second singles.
Jennifer Li of Hotchkiss won her match against Maddie Smith, 7-5, 2-6, 10-6. At fourth singles, Ginny Barnes edged GA’s Lily Martucci, 6-4, 2-6, 10-8. In the No. 5 singles matchup, Andrea Jemiolo of Greenwich Academy was edged in three sets, 7-6 (5), 6-2, 10-7.
Karina Toub won her match at sixth singles for GA, 6-0, 6-0. In doubles play, Kennedy/Burns notched an 8-4 win against GA’s Annabel Thrasher/Toub at the No. 1 spot.
Ryan/Carney won 8-4 at second doubles and Hotchkiss was victorious at third doubles, 8-1.