Greens Farms Academy sports roundup
Updated 2:04 pm, Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Field hockey: Greens Farms Academy kicked off its season with a commanding 6-1 win over St. Luke's on Sept. 10.
Girls soccer: The Dragons defeated Ethel Walker 7-0 on Sept. 13 to open the season.
Just three minutes in, the Dragons earned their first corner kick, which was taken and scored by freshman Clare Mengel. Soon after, Mengel played a cross to senior Tia Carson, who scored to make it 2-0.
By the end of the half, Carson played a similar ball off to junior Elletra Baldi, who took the halftime score to 3-0 with a shot to the opposite corner.
Early in the second half, GFA earned a direct kick from outside the box. Senior Georgie Garner took the ball and found Carson for a perfectly placed shot past the goalkeeper. A few minutes later, the Dragons earned another corner, which was finished off by junior Campbell Goldsmith for a 5-0 lead. Senior Rachel Cohen and freshman Lexi Kimball both added goals for the Dragons.
Senior Caroline Kruk made four saves in net.
Boys soccer: The Dragons lost 3-1 to Trinity Pawling on Sept. 13.
The Dragons opened the match by dominating play for the first 10 minutes, only to come up empty in front of the goal. Junior Griffin Garner collected a pass from senior Brendan Bieder in the 66th minute and beat the keeper to account for GFA's scoring.
Trinity kicked off the scoring in the 11th minute, then quickly tacked on two more goals before the half ended.
Freshmen goalkeepers Will Harned and Gabe Dumoulin combined in net for seven saves.
Girls volleyball: The Dragons dropped to 0-2 with losses to Convent of the Sacred Heart, 3-0 (21-25, 10-25, 8-25) on Sept. 12, and to Marianapolis Prep, 3-1 (18-25, 25-18, 19-25, 20-25) on Sept. 13.
Against Marianapolis Prep, junior Claire Comey (12 assists, five aces) helped the Dragons stay close in the final set. Senior Laura Reul added seven digs.