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Greens Farms Academy sports roundup

Updated 4:37 pm, Monday, May 13, 2013

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  • Senior Madison Leonard pushes the ball upfield in the Greens Farms Academy girls lacrosse team's 21-15 win over Hamden Hall on May 10. Photo: Contributed Photo / Norwalk Citizen
    Senior Madison Leonard pushes the ball upfield in the Greens Farms Academy girls lacrosse team's 21-15 win over Hamden Hall on May 10. Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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Girls lacrosse: Greens Farms Academy defeated The Masters School 16-1 on May 7, then beat Hamden Hall 21-15 on May 10.

Against Hamden Hall, senior Meighan Grady led the team in scoring with eight goals. Seven other players contributed scoring in the victory. The win helped the Dragons secure a spot in the Fairchester Athletic Association Tournament.

In the win over Masters, ten different players scored for the Dragons. Junior Tia Carson and sophomore Ellie Wong led the team with three goals each.

Boys lacrosse: The Dragons fell to King School 10-4 on May 11.

Justin Arzi led the Dragons with two goals. Max Tarika and Ryan Eckert each scored once, while Conor Eckert had one assist.

Riley Grady made eight saves in goal for GFA.

Golf: The Dragons finished seventh in the FAA Tournament on May 6 at New Canaan Country Club.

Eighth grader Dustin Cook shot an 83 to finish in a tie for eighth overall, earning him an honorable mention medal.

For the second straight season the Dragons went under .500 as a team, with this year's score being 15 strokes better than last year's. Sophomore Ian Bell had a strong year for the Dragons, followed by juniors Jack Wood and Mark Whittaker. Two freshmen, Samyukt Kumar and Lauren Telesz, rounded out the team.

Baseball: The Dragons beat Rye Country Day School 4-1 on May 7, then fell to Hamden Hall 3-1 on May 10.

The Dragons entered the seventh inning tied with Hamden Hall 1-1, before their opponent scratched out two runs. Alex Berman had an RBI single, while Drew Martin, Connor Bamford, Jake Berman and Ben Enelow all had hits for the Dragons.

In the win over Rye, senior Jonah Singer recorded his fourth win on the mound, scattering nine hits in a complete-game effort. Alex Berman led the offense with two hits, including a double with two RBI. Jake Berman chipped in an RBI double, while Brian Dexheimer had a triple.

Softball: The Dragons lost 15-0 to St. Luke's on May 7.

Senior Miranda Princi tallied the team's third double play of the season, catching a line drive just before it hit the ground. Senior Sarah Young made some nice grabs in center field.

Impressive pitching from St. Luke's kept most of the Dragons from producing solid hits.

Girls tennis: The Dragons continued their winning ways with a 5-2 defeat of FAA rival Convent of the Sacred Heart on May 7.

While the Dragons lost at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, they rolled through the remaining five matches, slashing their opponent's early lead. Senior Caitlin Rummelsburg extended her undefeated streak in singles this season to 13-0 with a 6-4, 6-4 win at No. 3. Junior Emily Cahill, also a standout at singles for GFA this year, won her match at No. 4, 6-2, 6-3. The No. 1 doubles team of senior captain Olivia Kjorlien and sophomore Avery Wolfe won 6-3, 6-3. Seniors Jessica Liu and Suzy McGrath won 6-1, 6-4. Rounding out the win for the Dragons were juniors Maggie Sherin and Georgie Garner at No. 3 doubles, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 1-0 (5).

The Dragons improved to 11-2 on the season.

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