Athletics News, October 18

John O’Neill, Director of Athletics
October 18, 2019

Girls’ JV Soccer On the Way Up

In just their second game of the season, the girls’ JV soccer team showed marked improvement from their opener two weeks ago. Squaring off against Brimmer & May on the road, the Blue & Gold trailed 3-2 late in the second frame before eventually falling 5-2. Despite the result, head coach Alex Tzelnic was encouraged by the way his team competed. Of note was the play of Audrey Wu and Ana McEleney. Wu was a standout on the defensive line and was directly responsible for turning away multiple scoring chances throughout the game. McEleney excelled on the other end of the field by applying constant offensive pressure and advancing the ball up the field. In addition, classmates Lucy Zhang and Olive Kiraly showed their versatility by making impact plays from new positions on the field. The team will look to continue their upward trajectory next week at Cambridge Friends.

Athletics News

  • The BDS boys took home a second place finish in the Park Invitational this week. In a field of 175 runners, Miles Sandoski (13:03) and Henry Buckley-Jones (13:29) finished 1-2. Alexander Colangelo, Cole Sparks, and Aaron Radke rounded out the scoring.
  • Maya Gregor powered in three goals for the field hockey team during their gut-wrenching 4-3 loss on the road at Shady Hill this week. After falling behind 2-0 the Blue & Gold held a 3-2 lead with two minutes to play before surrendering two late scores.
  • Quinn Foley was strong on both sides of the ball during varsity football’s loss to Rivers this week, while a pair of big catches by Noah Burd set up the Blue & Gold’s lone scoring drive.
  • An interception by Ben Rowe and touchdowns by Adam Kokinos and Noah Brauner were the big plays during the JV flag football team’s hard-fought loss to Shady Hill this week.
  • The girls’ varsity soccer team was outplayed by Shady Hill this week. Piper Morris and Margot Klug provided the lone bright spots in a disappointing performance by the Blue & Gold.
  • The boys’ soccer team lost at home to Shady Hill this week. Jack Abruzzi and Alex Foley both stood out with strong performances in the loss. Issac Frehywot scored the team’s lone goal.

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