This week, the Boys and Girls Cross-Country teams did not compete, but began to make final preparations for the upcoming Eastern Independent League Championship Meet. The Beaver boys will be defending their crown on Friday, November 2nd at Pingree.
The Field Hockey team played a well fought game on Friday against Concord Academy and managed to score their first goal of the season. Despite the goal and strong play, Concord won the game. The Beaver squad has endured several player injuries and sickness over the last two weeks, which has allowed for growth from a number of younger players. They will continue to work on game development and skills for a full four days before heading to Berwick on Friday.
Golf was busy this week with a tri-match on Wednesday and an away match on Friday. The team ended up splitting the tri-match, beating Landmark for the second time this season by a score of 5 – 1. Unfortunately the team lost a close one to Portsmouth Abbey 4 – 2. The boys were able to regroup, headed out to Concord and beat them on Friday 4 1/2 to 1 1/2. Senior captain Alex Gosman and junior John Kalnins both won with strong rounds. Alex shot a 2 over par 36, and John had his best round of the year shooting a 9 over par 43.
The Boys Soccer team won two pivotal EIL games this past week to push their league record to 10-0-0. On Wednesday, the boys played their best match of the season, taking down Portsmouth Abbey 4-0. On Friday, Concord Academy came to Beaver with hopes of avenging an early season loss to the Beaver boys. Zachary Herivaux, Zach LaCava, Silmar Bueno and company created a host of quality chances and Michael Gray led the boys in the back to come away with a solid 2-0 win. This week, the boys will travel to Worcester to take on Bancroft on Wednesday and then will host Berwick on Friday.
The Girls’ Varsity Soccer team lost 3-0 against Newton Country Day early in the week. The defensive unit contributed a solid effort for 80 minutes, while the offense created several scoring chances. The team used the remainder of the week to prepare for their final EIL matches against Winsor, Berwick, and LCA.
The Varsity Volleyball team lost three matches this past week against Pingree, Concord Academy, and Bancroft. The girls will look to get back on track against Milton Academy and Dana Hall this week. The girls record now stands at 4 – 7.