Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

January 24, 2013

Caveney scores 1,000th point


The Andover Townsman

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Devon Caveney reached the milestone 1,000-point plateau, and did it in fine fashion by leading Andover past Greater Lawrence Christmas Tourney champion North Andover 45-42 last Thursday. She hit the mark in style, nailing a three-pointer while being fouled then adding the free throw.

“This was a great way to get the 1,000 point,” Caveney said “I was really happy. That was the second time I ever got a four-point play.”

Caveney finished the night with 15 points, and 1,008 for her career, while Angelice Gonzalez added 10 for the winners.

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Devon Caveney continued to surge with five 3-pointers, finishing the game with 21 points, as Andover topped Tewksbury 38-26 last Tuesday. Colleen Caveney added eight points while Olivia Biles and Jackie Alois each hit a 3-pointer for the winners.

Girls track

Comeau, Kobelski star

Courtney Comeau was second in the hurdles with a career-best 8.78 and Cassie Kobelski was runner-up in the shot put with a 38-3 to lead Andover at the East Coast Invitational in Providence. Hannah Chapman was second in the triple jump with a school-record 35-6 with Catherine Haut fourth at 35-4 and Jillian Gamache was sixth in the hurdles.

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Cassie Kobelski delivered another huge day, winning the shot put with a 38-3, but Andover fell just short to North Andover 44-42 last Wednesday. Jillian Gamache won the 50 hurdles, Cate Donovan took the 1,000 and Abby Pusis won the 300 for the Warriors.

Girls skiing

Christopher takes first

Kerry Christopher tied for first overall in 21.21 as Andover rolled over Haverhill 131-4 last Tuesday. Nicole Ericson was next in for the Golden Warriors in fourth overall (21.78) while Sarah Faigle was right behind in fifth (21.86) and Julia Ganley rounded out the Warriors in the top 10 in eighth (22.27).

Boys swimming

Camin wins two

Vince Camin won the 100 breaststroke and swam on the winning 200 medley relay as Andover beat Lowell 93-72 on Friday. Andrew Nickerson won the 100 butterfly, Charlie Lei took the 100 freestyle and Alex Blake won the diving for the Warriors.

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Eric Zhao won the 100 backstroke (1:03.71), Aaron Wu took the 100 butterfly (59.79), Eric Shi won the 100 breaststroke (1:09.96) and they teamed with Charlie Lei to win the 200 medley relay in 1:53.34 as Andover topped Xaverian 93-89 last Tuesday. Alex Blake took the diving and Max Blanch won the 200 IM for the Warriors.

Boys basketball

Dunn hot from 3-point range

Chris Dunn sunk five 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 32 points as Andover beat Tewksbury 78-55 last Tuesday. Sam Dowden added 12 points and Max Silveira had seven points for the winners.

Girls gymnastics

Carver stars

Courtney Carver won the all-around with a 36.0, taking first in the beam, second in the bars and floor and third in the vault to lead Andover to a 139.85-135.55 victory over Billerica last Wednesday.

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Jessie Livingston won the vault (9.4) and beam (9.55) and was second in the all-around with a 36.65 as Andover bested Acton-Boxboro 143-131 on Monday. Courtney Carver won the all-around with a 37.15.

Girls hockey

Rodriguez paces rout

Meghan Rodriguez scored two goals top pace Andover in a 7-4 victory over Methuen on Saturday. Jillian Hughes, Meaghan Leary, Mary Latona, Veronica Alois and Brianna Deloury each scored a goal for the Golden Warriors.

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Mary Latona scored a goal, assisted by Caroline Hughes, as Andover played Billerica to a 1-1 tie last Wednesday.

Boys track

Relay clinches win

With the meet to be decided on the final event of the day, Matt Reardon, Hamza Naveed, Dylan Epstein and Billy Baldwin teamed to win the 4x400 relay in 3:44.6 to clinch Andover’s 47-39 win over North Andover last Wednesday. Owen Focke added a victory in the 50 hurdles, Cam Farnham won the dash, Rob Perry took the 1,000 and Adam Ladd won the shot put for the Warriors.

Boys skiing

Baldwin leads the way

Bill Baldwin took seventh overall in 20.90 and Jake Tarricone was ninth in 20.97 to lead Andover past North Andover 99-36 and Manchester Essex 103-32.

Boys gymnastics

Aronov takes all-around

Joseph Aronov won the high bar (4.8) and floor exercise, was second in the vault, parallel bars, pommel horse and rings and took the all-around as Andover topped Braintree 124-106. Brian Manning added firsts in the vault, pommel horse and rings and Evan Igoe took the parallel bars.

Boys hockey

Campbell pots three

Scott Campbell posted a hat trick as Andover bounced back with a 6-3 victory over North Andover on Monday. Brett Coneeny, Conor O’Reilly and Danny Keenan each scored a goal and Mark Campbell had two assists for the winners.

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Scott Campbell scored a goal, but Andover lost to archrival Central Catholic 8-1 on Saturday.