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GFA roundup

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Published 12:54 pm, Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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Girls Soccer

Despite senior goalkeeper Caroline Kruk's best efforts with 16 saves, the Dragons fell 3-1 to Suffield Oct. 9. Against Suffield, GFA was flat in the first half and it was Suffield who found the net first to take the 1-0 lead. Sophomore Ellie Wong put the Dragons on the board early in the second half that tied the game at one, but GFA gave up two late goals in the defeat.

Olivia Lennon got the winning goal in the second half that broke a 2-2 tie and earned the Dragons a 3-2 win over Marianopolis Prep. Clare Mengel had two assists in the victory, including a cross on the game-winning goal. Tia Carson and Lexi Kimball also scored for GFA. The Dragons improved to 5-4-1 with the win.

Boys Soccer

The GFA Boys Soccer team (7-2) dropped a 1-0 decision to Rye Oct. 9, but rebounded to destroy Masters 7-2 Oct. 12.

Against Rye, The Dragons fell behind early after conceded a penalty after nine minutes and couldn't find the score sheet for the rest of the game, despite creating opportunities in the second half.

The Dragons went into the halftime break trailing Masters 2-1, but erupted for six goals in the second half. Brendan Bieder scored three goals in the victory.

Volleyball

GFA had its four-game winning streak snapped against Hopkins (25-27, 25-23, 26-28, 25-23, 12-15) Oct. 9.

The Dragons lost a tough five-game match that saw two sets go to tiebreakers and all five being decided by three points or less. Claire Comey had 27 kills, five kills and five aces in the defeat while Jenna Ball added 17 kills.

Field Hockey

The Dragons (7-3) dropped a 3-0 decision to Greenwich Academy, one of the toughest teams in New England. Junior goalie Jenny Ross kept the score down with an impressive 22 saves, aided by a solid defensive effort behind Hayley Holzinger and junior Juliet Fontana.

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