Greens Farms Academy sports roundup
Updated 2:07 pm, Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Girls tennis: Greens Farms Academy improved to 6-2 on the season by defeating Westover 6-1 on April 26 and Holy Child 5-2 on April 24.
Against Westover, senior Caitlin Rummelsburg won at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-2. Senior Olivia Kjorlien moved to No. 2 singles and won handedly, 6-0, 6-0. Junior Emily Cahill won 6-0, 6-0 at the No. 3 spot.
The Dragons lost only four games across three doubles matches. Senior Kyja Kutnick teamed with sophomore Avery Wolfe to win 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles. Seniors Jessica Liu and Suzy McGrath were victorious at No. 2 doubles 6-0, 6-1. Rounding out the win for the Dragons were junior Maggie Sherin and Georgie Garner at No. 3, 6-2, 6-1.
In the win over Holy Child, junior Frankie Garofalo took No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-0. Rummelsburg won at the No. 2 spot, 6-2, 6-0, while Cahill was victorious at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-1. The Dragons' doubles wins came at No. 1 (Kjorlien and Wolfe, 6-2, 6-0) and No. 2 (Liu and McGrath, 6-1, 6-0).
Boys tennis: The Dragons lost to Brunswick 5-2 on April 24, then defeated Canterbury 6-1 on April 27.
Against Canterbury, the No. 2 doubles team of sophomores Danny Ross and Firouz Saghri found themselves down 2-5, but staged a furious comeback, winning 9-7. The No. 3 doubles team of senior Matt Fisher and sophomore Nick Puljic won 9-6. In singles, the Dragons were led by junior Kyle Wolfe, who won decisively at No. 1.
In the loss to Brunswick, sophomore Gabe Tishman won at No. 1 singles after his opponent defaulted in the second set because of injury.
The No. 1 doubles team of sophomore Scott Brown and senior Clay Garner won a second-set tiebreak, but lost in a third-set tiebreaker.
Baseball: The Dragons lost to King 2-1 on April 24, before bouncing back to top Masters School 6-2 on April 27.
Junior Jeremy Platt tossed a complete game for the Dragons with seven strikeouts against Masters. He also tripled at the plate. Seniors Brian Dexheimer and Jonah Singer, as well as junior Drew Martin, each had two hits. Freshman Connor Bamford chipped in with a single and two RBI.
Against King, Singer pitched six innings, striking out five.
Dexheimer hit two doubles, while Martin chipped in with a run-scoring double.
Softball: The Dragons lost to Rye 23-2 on April 23, then fell to Cheshire Academy two days later, 20-0.
Junior Alyssa Matte and senior Sarah Young recorded hits for GFA.
Golf: The Dragons earned their first win of the season on April 23, beating Masters 7-2. The Dragons shot a 243, while Masters carded a 255.
Eighth grader Dustin Cook took medalist honors, winning his head-to-head match. Juniors Jack Wood and Mark Whittaker also defeated their opponents, as did sophomore Ian Bell. Freshman Samyukt Kumar and sophomore Kevin Wong both played well in GFA's victory.
Boys lacrosse: GFA fell to South Kent 18-9 on April 27.
The Dragons went up 5-2 early, but were unable to hold the lead.
Senior Justin Arzi, sophomore Sean Kozdeba and freshman Jack Mackle each scored two goals to lead the Dragons. Junior Max Tarika had a goal and four assists. Ryan Eckert and Conor Eckert also scored. Sophomore goalie Riley Grady had 15 saves.
Girls lacrosse: GFA experienced a pair of tough losses, falling to Rye Country Day 18-11 on April 26 and to Greenwich Academy 17-4 on April 22.
Against Rye, the Dragons fell behind 11-2 at halftime.
The Dragons also fell behind early to Greenwich Academy, including 11-1 at halftime.