Boys Cross Country
The Boys Cross-Country team defeated Lexington Christian Academy 23-32 at its last home meet of the season. Beaver’s top three finishers took the top three overall spots. Joe Connelly came in first, George Wright came in second, and Murray Skolnick came in third. Beaver also had two other runners finish in the top 10 overall places. Freshman Niles Cohen came in 7th place, and Senior Neil Hildick-Smith finished in 10th place. On Saturday, the boys travelled to Brooks and lost to Brooks and Rivers by razor thin margins.
Girls Cross Country
The Girls Varsity Cross-Country team came out very strong on Wednesday against Lexington Christian Academy. Their focus, determination, and hard work brought home a win for Beaver. Each of the girls significantly improved their times over the 2.76 mile course. The most notable performances were Catherine Wei and Lexie Duarte who shaved two to four minutes off of their personal bests on our home course. The team will be racing next at the EIL Championships on Friday November 2 at the Pingree School in South Hamilton.
The Field Hockey team traveled to Bancroft on Wednesday for a conference match up. Statistically Beaver out shot and out cornered Bancroft. The girls were able to score a lone goal, but it was called back as it did not come out of the circle on a corner. The Beaver team fought and challenged Bancroft and worked together as a team but came up just short. Beaver has a solid week ahead of them to prepare for Concord at home on Friday.
On Wednesday, the golf team took on a talented Berwick team at Putterham. Henry Floyd played his best round of the year so far, shooting an 8 over par 44. He was the lone member of the team that won his individual match against a very strong undefeated team. On Friday, showers washed out the scheduled match against Bancroft. This week, the team will host Landmark on Wednesday and travel to Pingree on Friday.
The Boys Soccer team came out flat against Wheeler on Monday and conceded an early goal. Despite improved play in the second half, the team lost for the first time in October. Wheeler were well organized and worked hard to hold on for the win and extend their record to 10-0-0. The Beaver Boys followed up with a convincing home win on Wednesday against Bancroft to run their EIL record to 8-0-0. Jamie Kennedy scored two goals in the win. On Friday, the team travelled to nearby Dexter and won 7-1. Zack LaCava had five goals, and Zachary Herivaux recorded four assists in the effort. Just past the midway point in the season, Zachary Herivaux, Zack LaCava, and Silmar Bueno sit in the top three spots in scoring in the EIL. Next week, the boys will play two pivotal league matchups against Portsmouth Abbey and Concord Academy.
The Beaver Girls’ Soccer team ended a two game week with a tie and a loss. On Wednesday, Beaver traveled to Bancroft and battled to a 0-0 tie. The back four played solid defense, and the entire team gave a strong effort for 80 minutes. On Friday, Beaver hosted non-league opponent Southfield. With no subs and unfavorable weather conditions, Beaver worked hard but fell 4-0 to a strong offensive team. Beaver will return to EIL action on Monday as they host Newton Country Day School.
The Varsity Volleyball team played Bancroft on Wednesday and came away with a 3-0 win. This week the girls have a busy schedule with away matches at Pingree, Concord and Bancroft. With the win last week, the team’s schedule now stands at 4 – 4.