Greens Farms Academy sports roundup
Updated 4:59 pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Dragons continued to battle in the second half against Hamden Hall, but ultimately fell short despite a strong effort on both ends of the floor from senior guard Jessica Liu (six points). Eighth grader Lexi Kimball was asked to step up in the absence of senior Meighan Grady and did so, scoring nine points, to go along with four steals and three blocks. Junior Caroline Kruk pulled down seven rebounds for the Dragons, while freshman Erin Reilly had eight boards. Sophomores Claire Comey and Lisa Johnson combined for six points and 12 rebounds.
The Dragons came out slow in their final FAA game of the season, against Hopkins, and couldn't recover. Sophomore Campbell Goldsmith proved to be a spark off the bench with six points and seven rebounds. Johnson nearly had a double-double, recording nine points and nine boards.
Boys basketball: The Dragons pushed their win streak to 12 games with an 89-57 rout of St. Luke's on Feb. 16.
Junior guard Matt Tate recorded a triple-double with 16 points, 14 assists and 11 steals. Senior Hunter Eggers scored a season-high 29 points and hit six 3-pointers in the process.
On Feb. 15, the Dragons defeated Kingswood-Oxford 71-56 behind 14 points, 10 rebounds and eight blocks from senior forward Sean Obi. Sophomore Zach Baines had 13 points and 11 rebounds, while Tate had 15 points and seven assists. Eggers led all scorers in the win with 17 points.
Girls squash: The Dragons faced a challenging opponent on Feb. 14, falling to St. Luke's 7-0.
Playing No. 6, junior Katlin Ball had a tough five-set match. The game consisted of long rallies, accurate shots and great endurance on the court. Ball, however, fell short.
Boys squash: The Dragons dropped a close match, 4-3, to Kingswood-Oxford on Feb. 13. Playing at No. 4, senior Spencer Hartig won his match convincingly, 3-0. Hartig's speed, footwork and shot selection left his opponent on his heels.
Junior captain Ryan Schendel also played a smart match, moving his opponent from corner to corner. Schendel won 3-0.