Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

May 16, 2013

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The Andover Townsman


Weezie Gross continued to star with six goals and two assists for Andover, which edged Medfield 11-9 on Monday. Meagan Keefe added a goal and four assists and Charlotte Lenes and Jaclyn Torres each had two goals for the winners.

Meagan Keefe scored a whopping eight goals to go with six assists and Weezie Gross added five scores and two helpers for Andover in a 19-9 drubbing of Chelmsford on Friday. Charlotte Lenes had two goals and two assists and Mackenzie Billings also scored twice for the winners.

Weezie Gross scored six goals and added two assists and Meagan Keefe added three goals and five assists as Andover downed Central Catholic 13-6 last Wednesday. Mora Cunningham, Courtney Grygiel and Charlotte Lenes each added single goals for the winners.


Warriors keep surging

Justin Brosnan took a pass from Hunter Tyrrell in front and fired it home with 2:44 to go in double overtime to give Andover a thrilling 9-8 victory over Chelmsford on Friday. Trailing by three goals in the fourth, Will Reardon completed the rally with a goal with 1:54 left in regulation. John Oteri and George Cardillo each added two goals for the winners.

John Oteri and Andrew Eriksen each scored two goals as Andover topped Londonderry 8-4 on Monday. Justin Brosnan added a goal and two assists for the winners.

Justin Brosnan potted four goals and John Oteri added a hat trick for Andover in a 13-1 drubbing of Dracut last Wednesday. Hunter Tyrrell and Will Reardon each scored two goals, Mike Sharrio had one score and Jordan Maue made nine saves for the winners.


Kobelski takes title

Cassie Kobelski added to her outstanding career, winning gold in the shot put with a 38-7 at the Andover Boosters Meet on Saturday.

“This was a great way to get going,” she said. “It gets me in the habit of competing on Saturdays (for big meets). Once I start getting into the major meets I have to start focusing on technique and what I can do.”

Hannah Chapman ended up second in the triple jump with a 34-9 1/2, but she knows she could have had the win.

“My last jump I went all out and I fouled by this much,” she said. “We measured it and it was a 36-2. The winner jumped 35-3. I would have won by almost a foot. But when you get a great jump and you know how it feels, you feel like you can recreate it.”

Lizzie Chapman won the long jump (16-0 ½) and triple jump (34-8 ¼) to help Andover beat Central Catholic 85-60 last Wednesday. Lizzie Kobelski took the 100 hurdles, Hannah Ameen won the 100 dash Cate Donovan took the 800 for the winners.


Deloury swings big bat

With Andrew Deloury standing at third, Chris Dunn dropped down a perfectly-placed suicide squeeze bunt and Deloury scampered home for the run that gave Andover a 4-3 win over Chelmsford in eight innings last Wednesday.

Cam Farnham used his speed to score the tying run in the fifth. He walked, took off to steal second and as a blooper fell in he came all the way around to score on a ball that did not leave the infield.

Chris Dunn continued to sizzle, going 3 for 3 with two RBIs and a run scored as Andover won its sixth straight with a 4-0 victory over Methuen on Friday. Jack Cox added two hits and two RBIs and Alex Brickman scored twice for the winners.

Tim Awiszus had a hit and drove in a run, but Andover lost to Lowell 5-3 on Monday. Chris Dunn added an RBI and a run scored for the Warriors.


Maldari stars at Boosters

Mike Maldari was third in the 800 (1:59.44) and Hamza Naveed took third in the 200 in 22.69 to lead Andover at the Andover Booster Meet on Saturday.

Hamza Naveed continued his outstanding season with wins in the 400 (52.3) and 200 (22.9) but Andover lost to Central Catholic 99-46 last Wednesday. The Warriors excelled in the distance events, with Mike Maldari winning the mile, Max Galat taking the 2-mile and Rob Perry winning the 800.


Webster earns revenge

Paige Webster avenged her only loss of the season, rallying back from a first set loss to take No. 3 singles 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 to help Andover best Lincoln-Sudbury 3-2 on Friday. Julia Alagero and Laurie-Maude Chenard won top doubles and Pooja Mukund and Karena Yan took No. 2 doubles.

Samantha Camilo won No. 1 singles and Rachel Holzman took No. 2 singles for Andover in a 5-0 win over Chelmsford on Monday. Julia Alagero and Laurie-Maude Chenard won top doubles.


Bendetson rolls

Austin Bendetson took No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-2 to lead Andover past Chelmsford 4-1 on Monday. Varun Penamatsa added a win at No. 2 singles and Sebastian Boulas and Drew Rooks teamed to win No. 1 doubles.


Leary a force

Meg Leary was 2 for 2 with three RBIs and a run scored as Andover won a shootout, holding off Lawrence 19-14 on Friday. Lizzie Kaufman drove in two runs and scored two more, Laura Ippolito and Eugenie Moffitt each scored three runs and Amy Stankiewicz scored two runs and was the winning pitcher.

Eugenie Moffitt had a hit and scored a run, but Andover dropped an 8-3 decision to Lowell on Monday. Lea Giacchetto also had a hit and scored for the Warriors.

Meg Leary recorded two hits and scored twice, but Andover lost to Haverhill 10-8 last Wednesday. Eugenie Moffitt added two hits and Tori Roche scored twice for the Golden Warriors.

Jordan Day had two hits and scored two runs but a late Andover rally fell short and the Golden Warriors lost to Masconomet 9-8 last Tuesday. Amy Stankiewicz added a hit and two RBIs for the Warriors.


Bakies big in win

Jon Bakies recorded 13 kills and three blocks and Alec Dean continued to surge with 17 kills and three aces as Andover rolled over Billerica 25-15, 25-13, 25-18 last Tuesday. Kyle Surehan chipped inn with 12 service points and T.J. Norton added 36 assists for the winners.

Alec Dean notched 22 kills and 20 service points, but Andover dropped a heart-breaker 24-26, 16-25, 25-21, 25-20, 16-14 to Lowell on Saturday. Kyle Surehan added 27 digs for the Warriors.

Despite 10 service points and three aces for Ryan Tjalsma, Andover fell to state power Lawrence 25-20, 25-17, 25-18 on Friday. Kyle Surehan added 12 digs and Alec Dean had 11 kills for the Warriors.