Weekly Athletics Write-Up

Boys’ Varsity Soccer

The Boys’ Varsity Soccer Team hosted the Pingree Highlanders on Wednesday. Despite a spirited effort from the visitors, Beaver came away with a 2-1 win to bring their record to 8-0-0 in league play and 9-2-0 overall. Silmar Bueno ’14 scored twice in the game. This week, the boys will travel to Worcester on Wednesday to take on Bancroft. The team will round out the week with a big non-league clash of Class C powers on Saturday when they travel to Wheeler.

Varsity Golf

The Varsity Golf Team hosted a very strong Portsmouth Abbey team last Wednesday and unfortunately lost a close match. Captain Arjun Bakshi ’14 won his match at the number one position on the last hole of the match; he sunk his par put, and his opponent missed his par putt. Three other members of the team, captain Devon Mannion ’14, Zach Rosenberg ’15, and Nick Vaream ’16 played great matches as well, but they all lost by one hole. The team looks to get back on track this week with two away matches against LCA and Landmark, two teams that they have previously beaten earlier this season.

Cross Country

The Boys’ Cross Country team traveled to Concord Academy on Wednesday October 9 and squared off against Concord, Pingree and Portsmouth Abbey in an EIL Showdown. Concord Academy who was led by Junior Finn Pounds swept the competition to improve to 6-0 in the EIL. Senior George Wright finished second with a time of 17:24. Senior Murray Sklonick had another solid race placing 8th with a time of 18:45. Rounding out the Top 7 for Beaver were Freshmen Ryan Joy, Freshmen William French, Freddy Wilson, Senior Liam Brady and Junior Clay Star. The Boys’ team looks to regroup as they travel to Lexington Christian next Wednesday.

The Girls Cross Country team traveled to Concord Academy on Wednesday October 9 and squared off against Concord, Pingree and Portsmouth Abbey in an EIL Showdown. Concord swept the competition. Freshmen Libby Pohl continues her stellar season finishing in second place against a tough field with a time of 20:42. Senior Alexandra Benard also had a solid race finishing in 25:17. Junior Catherine Wei continues to improve shaving nearly 2 minutes off from last race along with Alexia Duarte, Sophie Mattoon and a gusty race from Jackie Morris. The Girls team will travel to Lexington Christian next Wednesday and also will square off with Winsor. The meet is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.

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