Greens Farms Academy roundup
Updated 2:54 pm, Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The Greens Farms Academy boys basketball team extended its school record win streak to 15 games with wins over Christian Heritage (70-64) and Kingswood-Oxford (77-57) last week.
GFA closed out regular season at 18-3, and earned the No. 2 seed in the Fairchester Athletic Association playoffs. The Dragons host third-seeded King today at 4:30 p.m.
Junior Sean Obi extended his consecutive double-double streak to 43 games. Obi had 37 points, 20 rebounds, five assists and five blocked shots against CHHS. He scored 25 points and grabbed 21 rebounds against KO.
Also contributing against KO were junior Hunter Eggers (16 points), Westport senior Brien Comey (11 rebounds) and seventh-grader Tremont Waters (eight points).
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The GFA girls basketball lost to Hamden Hall, 50-26, Hopkins, 41-33, and Watkinson, 50-29. to finish the season at 5-16.
Senior captain Bridgette Foster was honored last Wednesday against Hopkins in celebration of Senior Day.. Foster (11 points) had a career-best 7-for-8 from the free throw line.
Johnson (12 points) led GFA in scoring against Hopkins.
Grady (13 points) and Johnson (12 points) led the Dragons against Watkinson.
The GFA girls squash team lost its final match of the season to St. Luke's, 5-2 last week.
GFA ended its season at 4-8.
The GFA boys squash team lost 5-2 to Kingswood-Oxford.
The GFA wrestling team defeated New York Military Academy, 54-12 last week. Senior captain Charlie Ross won his final dual meet match with a first period pin, and classmate Aubrey Carter won a 9-3 decision.
In the Western New England Tournament, eighth grader Cristian Rivera (106) wrestled a very strong tournament pinning a wrestler who earlier in the season beat him by pin. He eventually went 3-2 on the day losing to the same wrestler twice and taking fifth place.
At 132, senior Max Perron placed third, with his only loss coming in the semifinals to a strong wrestler from Hamden Hall. Freshman Riley Grady wrestled at 113 pound, and knocked off the No. 2 seed to advance to the finals. Grady took second place.