Weekly Athletics Write-Up

Boys’ Varsity Soccer

The Boys’ Varsity Soccer team played two out of league games this past week. On Wednesday, the team traveled to Rivers to take on the reigning NEPSAC Class B champions. The boys came up short falling 5-1 in a game that was much closer than the score would suggest. Alex Zecca ’15 scored his first goal of the season. On Sunday, the boys traveled to Lancaster, MA to play the Masters School (NY) in the New England Prep Showcase. The Beaver boys took control early and cruised to a 6-0 win. With the win, the team now stands at 3-1-0 overall and 2-0-0 in league play. This week, the team will play three league games in Landmark (away on Monday), Berwick (home on Wednesday), and Portsmouth Abbey (home on Saturday).

Girls’ Varsity Soccer

The Girls’ Varsity Soccer team played two tough games this past week. On Wednesday, after tying a strong Pingree team at 1-1 with 15 minutes to go, the team struggled to finish the game, and lost 4-1. Then, on Friday, the team played valiantly, but lost to defending EIL champs, LCA, 4-0.  This week, the girls look to rebound against Dana Hall and Portsmouth Abbey.

Varsity Golf

The Varsity Golf team had two matches this week. The team hosted LCA on Wednesday, and won 4 1/2 to 1 1/2. Seniors Tyler DeLuca and John Kalnins both won their matches, as well as newcomers Joey Kremer ’15 and Zach Rosenberg ’15. On Saturday they traveled down to Portsmouth Abbey and played a strong team at a very challenging course and lost 5-1. Joey Kremer ’15 won his match and Ben Snyder ’17, playing in his first ever varsity match, beat his opponent in strokes but unfortunately lost in match play. The team looks to rebound on Thursday when they host league rival Bancroft.

Varsity Field Hockey

The Varsity Field Hockey team had a busy, yet successful week as they played three games and came out with 2 wins and 1 loss. Monday the team took on Montrose, away at their turf. Beaver came away with a 3-0 win over the Mavericks. Sammi Sparrow ’15 started the team off by scoring the first goal; her second of the year. While Flora DiCara ’16 and Capt. Liza Howard ’14) followed up each with their first goal of the season.  Beaver took on the Field Hockey powerhouse Pingree on Wednesday and held them to a 0-0 tie to just before the half.  Pingree, one of the strongest teams in the league, came away with a 5-0 win after a strong 2nd half performance.  On Friday, the girls were at it again, taking on LCA at home. The team walked away with a comfortable 5-1 win over the Lions.  Capt. Liza Howard ’14 lead the charge with 2 goals in the game, making that 3 goals on the season for her. Micki Pierce ’16 also scored for Beaver on a corner play marking her first goal of the year. Sammi Sparrow ’15 got her third goal of the season, an unassisted chip shot to the upper right hand corner of the net.  Freshman Kat Green ’17, one of the only two freshmen on Varsity, scored her first career goal putting Beavers up 5-1. It was a great week for the Field Hockey team, and they will be back in action on Wed. Sept. 25th away vs. Groton, followed by two home games on Friday, September 27 vs. Dana Hall and again on Saturday, September 28 vs. Portsmouth Abby.

Cross Country

The Beaver Country Day Boys & Girls Cross Country teams opened up the 2013 season Thursday, September 19 against Bancroft School at Larz Anderson Park in Brookline, MA. George Wright ’14 easily outdistanced the field to begin his final year at Beaver with a time of 16:55. 8 Beaver Boys placed in the top 10 to have an impressive start to the 2013 season. Senior Captain Murray Sklonick had an impressive performance placing 3rd followed by Niles Cohen ’16, Samuel Glenn ’16, Pablo Fiori ’16, Liam Brady ’14 & Senior Captain Clayton Starr.

On the Girls side Libby Pohl ’17 led the way placing first leading the girls team to victory. Senior Captain Alexandra Bernard placed 3rd followed by Catherine Wei ’15.

Both teams will be back in action on Wednesday, September 25 as they travel to Dana Hall School in Wellesley. The Girls will have a Tri-Meet with Dana Hall and Landmark and the Beaver Boys team will have a dual meet against Landmark.

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