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April 17, 2014

Baseball earns back-to-back walk-offs

BASEBALL

With the game tied in the bottom of the seventh inning, Gabriel Hernandez singled, advanced to second on a bunt, went to third on a wild pitch, then scored when Quinn McCarthy laid down a perfect two-strike suicide squeeze bunt to give Andover a walk-off, 2-1 win over Chelmsford last Friday, April 11. It was the Warriors’ second walk-off in as many days.

Max Krinsky earned the win, coming on in relief to strike out two batters and pick a runner off at first. McCarthy led the way with two hits.

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Trailing by two runs heading into the seventh and final inning, Tim Awiszus tied the game with a two-run triple and Alex Brickman singled him home to give Andover a 5-4 walk-off victory over Billerica last Thursday, April 10.

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Despite two hits and an RBI for E.J. Perry IV, Andover fell to Dracut 4-3 last Monday, April 7. Colin Flynn drove on the other Golden Warrior run.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

Four straight wins

Kenny Doherty scored 18 service points and three aces to lead Andover to a 25-17, 25-10, 25-12 victory over Billerica last Friday, finishing off a 3-0 week for the Warriors. Terence Norton added six blocks and Devin Dean had 11 digs for the winners.

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Chase Webber recorded 20 kills to lead Andover to a 24-26, 25-15, 25-19, 25-10 win over Lowell on Monday. Adam Yee had seven blocks and David Lee added 43 assists for the winners.

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Kyle Surehan dished out 47 assists while Alec Dean had 16 kills and 25 service points to lead Andover to a 23-25, 25-16, 25-18, 25-18 win over archrival Central Catholic last Wednesday. Kenny Doherty chipped in with seven blocks and Devin Dean had 15 digs for the winners.

BOYS TRACK

Throwers shine

Andrew Marotta won the discus with a 122-1 and Owen Focke took the javelin with a 145-5 as Andover’s throwers came out hot and led the Golden Warriors to an 89-61 win over Lowell last Wednesday, April 9, snapping a three-year winning streak for the Red Raiders.

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