Greens Farms Academy sports roundup
Updated 4:46 pm, Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Dragons plated a run in the first inning -- tying it 1-1 -- then scored two runs in both the second and third innings to go up 5-2.
Jonah Singer, Drew Martin, Alex Berman and Connor Bamford each had a hit and scored a run for GFA. Corey Eisenband had four hits for Harvey (1-3).
Jake Berman started on the mound and earned the win for the Dragons, going three innings. Brian Dexheimer entered in relief in the fourth, while Singer closed it out in the seventh for the save.
Harvey, which finished the day with nine hits, scored a run in the seventh.
On April 19, the Dragons lost to Hamden Hall 12-2 -- their third straight defeat. Berman hit an inside-the-park home run for the Dragons, while Martin chipped in with two hits.
Softball -- The Dragons fell to 0-3 on the season after a 15-5 loss to Greenwich Academy on April 15, and a 15-4 loss to Hamden Hall two days later.
Against Hamden Hall, senior Miranda Princi hit a triple for GFA.
Boys lacrosse -- The Dragons fell to 1-5 on the season with losses to Hamden Hall, 8-5 on April 20, and Gunnery, 21-8 on April 17.
The Dragons were tied at the half against Hamden Hall, but failed to mount a comeback after allowing two goals early in the third quarter.
Jack Mackle led the Dragons with two goals and one assist. Goalie Riley Grady made 14 saves in goal.
Against Gunnery, the No. 1 team in western New England, the Dragons pulled to within 12-7 in the third quarter. But Gunnery proved to be too tough in the end.
Mackle scored three goals. Grady turned aside 28 shots.
Girls lacrosse -- The Dragons picked up a pair of wins against Kingswood Oxford, 13-7 on April 20, and against Holy Child, 16-13 on April 18.
The Dragons led Kingswood Oxford 8-4 at haltime, then increased their lead in the second half.
Against Holy Child, the Dragons rallied after trailing 8-7 at halftime. Both teams exchanged goals for the first 10 minutes of the second half.
The Dragons took their first lead (13-12) with seven minutes remaining, and maintained ball possession from then on. Five different players scored the team's final five goals. Wong led the Dragons with five goals, while Grady and Kaitlin Ball each had three.
Boys tennis -- The Dragons improved to 4-0 (3-0 in FAA) after defeating Hamden Hall 5-2 on April 17.
Against Hamden Hall, Kyle Wolfe set the tone at No. 1 singles with a convincing win over Zack Bayer, 6-0, 6-2. The Dragons' other singles players -- Gabe Tishman, Brian Niguidula and Cole Rummelsburg -- also won in straight sets. The Dragons' No. 1 doubles team of Danny Ross and Scott Brown, and No. 2 team of Reilly Carter and Kourosh Saghri, both lost in three sets. The No. 3 doubles team of Firouz Saghri and Nick Puljic rallied to win a third-set tiebreaker 10-7.
Girls tennis -- The Dragons defeated Hamden Hall 7-0 on April 17.
Frankie Garofalo won at No. 1 singles 6-1, 6-0, while Caitlin Rummelsburg won at No. 2 singles 6-0, 6-0. Emily Cahill was victorious 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3 singles. Kendall Meyer won her first varsity match playing singles, 6-2, 6-2. At No. 1 doubles, Olivia Kjorlien and Avery Wolfe won 6-1, 6-0. Jessica Liu and Suzy McGrath were victorious at No. 2 doubles (6-0, 6-0), as were Maggie Sherin and Georgie Garner at No. 3 (6-0, 6-0).