Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

October 24, 2013

Leone, field hockey earn sweet revenge vs. Central Catholic

The Andover Townsman

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Jacquelyn Leone took a pass from Weezie Gross and beat the goalie for the lone score of the game midway through the second half as Andover avenged its only loss of the season, beating Central Catholic 1-0 on Saturday.


Weezie Gross scored one goal and added two assists to help Andover beat Tewksbury 5-1 last Wednesday. Jacqueline Leone added two goals and Brenna Keefe and Kat Vieira each added single goals for the winners.


Tori Roche scored a goal, but Andover ended up with a 1-1 tie with Beverly on Monday. Christine Aumais assisted on Roche’s goal and Nicole Schena had 11 saves for the Warriors.

Girls volleyball

Hu comes through

Chelsea Hu notched five kills and five aces and Wylie Boughton had three blocks to help lead Andover past Winchester 25-8, 25-23, 25-15 on Monday. Mackenzie Kennedy had 22 service points for the winners.


Maddy Reppuci had eight kills and fourth blocks to help Andover blast Chelmsford 25-15, 25-10, 25-14 on Friday. Mackenzie Kennedy added 17 service points, Sarah Kenyon had four aces and Amy Stabkiewicz had two digs for the winners.


Azita Bakhtyari continued to dominate, notching team-highs in service points (16) and assists (23) as Andover rolled over Lowell 25-16, 25-11, 25-9 last Tuesday. Rachel Schnakenberg added nine kills and three blocks for the winners.

Girls swimming

Murtagh, Warriors keep rolling

Caroline Murtagh won the 200 freestyle, Melissa Zhang took the 50 freestyle, Emilee Nason won the 200 IM and they teamed with Anna Carroll to win the 200 freestyle relay as Andover rolled past Dracut 85-70 on Saturday. Kate Hunt added a win the 500 freestyle for the Warriors.


Soojin Kim won the 100 breaststroke in 1:15.20, qualifying for her eight different individual events for States, as Andover won every event on the way to beating Melrose 80-76 last Tuesday. Maeve Awiszus took the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke, Emilee Nason took the 200 freestyle Kristin Pettini won the 200 IM for the Golden Warriors.


Burke shines

Ryan Burke placed second overall with a 77 and teammate Brett Krekorian was third with a 78 to lead Andover at the MVC Meet last Thursday. Tim Awiszus added an 86 for the Golden Warriors.


Brett Krekorian and Ryan Burke each shot a 77 to help Andover take fifth as a team with 322 points at the Division 1 North Championship on Monday.


Brett Krekorian earned a 2-1 victory as Andover rolled over Billerica 15-5 last Tuesday. Tim Awiszus added a 1-up win for the Golden Warriors.

Boys soccer

Mauge clutch

Edgar Mauge scored one goal and assisted on another as Andover blasted Dracut 5-1 last Tuesday. Declan Collins, Sam Kelly, Kyle Surehan and Alex Gray each chipped in with a score for the Golden Warriors.


Alex Gray and Demetri Kostakis each scored a goal as Andover played Haverhill to a 1-1 tie last Thursday. Declan Collins assisted on a goal and Mike Weber had 11 saves for the Warriors.

GIrls soccer

Giant killers

Andover sophomore Veronica Alois’ second-half goal was enough to hand Canton just its second loss of the season, as the Golden Warriors earned a 1-0 victory on Saturday.


Lily Puccia scored a goal, but Andover lost to Chelmsford 3-1 last Tuesday. Hannah Ameen assisted on Puccia’s score.

Boys cross country

Galat leads way

Max Galat (fifth) and Rob Perry (ninth) each scored top-10 finishes but Andover lost to Billerica (26-31) and Tewksbury (18-37) last Wednesday. Alex Bensley added a 12th for the Golden Warriors.

Girls cross country

Aruri takes another gold

Leila Aruri was first overall in 19:09 and Sarah Rothmann (third) and Chantal Kellerd (fifth) added top-five finishes as Andover beat Tewksbury (17-43) but lost to Billerica (27-28) last Wednesday.