Greens Farms Academy roundup
Updated 6:17 pm, Thursday, April 26, 2012
Against King, sophomore Kyle Wolfe and senior Eric Walsh both won convincingly at first and second singles. Eighth grader Cole Rummelsburg (third singles), Westport senior Kishan Patel (fourth singles), juniors Clay Garner and Spencer Hartig (second doubles) and freshmen Griffin Garner and Reilly Carter (third doubles) won in three sets.
Wolfe won 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 against Hamden Hall at first singles.
Walsh, Rummelsburg and Patel won in straight sets.
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Senior Ben Shack Sackler (Weston) and freshman Daniel Ross took control of the match at first doubles after winning the first set, 6-4.
The GFA girls tennis team lost 4-3 to Greenwich Academy and won 6-1 at Hamden Hall.
At GA, GFA's three wins came at third singles and first and second doubles.
Junior Caitlin Rummelsburg lost the first set but won in a third-set tiebreaker.
The undefeated first doubles team of junior Olivia Kjorlien and freshman Avery Wolfe won 6-1, 6-1. The No. 2 doubles team of senior captains Regi Monroe and Taylor Schendel lost the first set before winning in a third-set tiebreaker.
GFA served four bagels at Hamden Hall with sophomore Frankie Garofalo at first singles, Rummelsburg at second singles, Kjorlien and Wolfe at first doubles and Monroe and Schendel at second doubles winning 6-0, 6-0. Sophomore Shelby Marcus won 6-1, 6-1 at fourth singles. Sophomores Maggie Sherin (Weston) and Georgie Garner (Westport) won 8-1 at third doubles.
The GFA girls lacrosse team defeated Holy Child 18-13, and Kingswood Oxford, 16-9.
Wong and Grady led the attack against Kingswood with seven and four goals, respectively.
The GFA boys lacrosse team lost to Harvey 6-5 in overtime last week. Freshman goalie Riley Grady had his best game to date turning back 14 Cavalier shots. Scoring for the Dragons were sophomores Max Tarika and Brendan Bieder and juniors Justin Arzi (Weston) and Ryan Eckert. Senior Harry Garland (Westport) was 9-14 in draws.
The GFA gold team defeated FAA rival Hamden Hall 5-4 last week. The Dragons took three head-to-head matches, plus low team score 238 - 245 for their five points. Freshman Ian Bell led the way for GFA with a 40 on the tough Yale course. Sophomores Mark Whittaker and Jack Wood each added a victory in their matches. Senior Wills Rooney and sophomore Ethan Weinberger (Westport) also helped GFA earn the win.
The GFA baseball team lost 10-0 to Hopkins and King 10-0 and defeated Harvey 6-1.
Sophomore Chris Kondracki had GFA's only hit against Hopkins. Senior Thatcher Gleason and junior Brian Dexheimer (Westport) had hits against King.
Dragon senior Christian Papic threw a complete game for the Dragons in the win over Harvey. Papic gave up only one run with eight strikeouts. Gleason and Papic each had two hits including a double for GFA. Kondracki and sophomore Jeremy Platt (Westport) also doubled for the Dragons.
The GFA sailing team lost to league leaders Greenwich High School and Brunswick last week before finishing seventh in the O'Day Qualifiers in Newport, R.I.
Senior skipper Emily Petno's outstanding speed earned her a victory, but that wasn't enough for the Dragons.
The GFA softball team lost 10-0 to Greenwich Academy and 10-5 to Cheshire Academy.
Freshman Page Soper slammed a triple against Greenwich Academy.
Against Cheshire, senior captain Miranda Princi had six putouts at shortstop and delivered an RBI hit to center fiel in plating junior Caroline Kruk. Juniors Jacqui Young, Sarah Young and Brooke Cirillo and sophomore Helen Filanowski also had hits for the Dragons.