Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


May 1, 2014

Kabriel leads dramatic softball victory


Boys lacrosse

Lakos stays hot

Jake Lakos tallied three goals and two assists as Andover grabbed an early lead and held tough for a 7-6 win over Winchester on Saturday. Hunter Tyrrell, George Cardillo, Will Readon and Jesse Greaves each added a score for the winners.


John Oteri scored three goals and Will Reardon had three assists, but Andover fell to Concord-Carlisle 9-8 last Tuesday, April 22. Will Eikenberry added two scores for the Warriors.

Girls Tennis

Doubles leads the way

Laurie-Maude Chenard and Pooja Mukund fought for a 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 win at No. 1 doubles and Samantha Camilo rallied for a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory at top singles as Andover edged Winchester 3-2 on Friday. Karena Yan added the other win, at No. 2 singles.


Dean brothers strike again

Alec Dean recorded 15 kills and brother Devin Dean had 24 digs as Andover bested rival Haverhill 25-20, 25-22, 21-25, 25-16 last Friday. Daniel Lee had 42 assists and Saga Kaul chipped in with 18 service points for the winners.


Despite 17 kills for Chase Webber, Andover fell just short to Lexington 14-25, 18-25, 25-18, 26-24, 15-12 last Thursday. Devin Dean added 18 service points for the Warriors.


Andover beat Methuen, coach E.J. Perry’s former team, 25-22, 25-17, 25-22 last Tuesday.

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