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January 16, 2014

Naveed, relay take home gold

BOYS TRACK

Relay takes gold

The team of Sebastian Silveira, Oliver Eberth, George Cardillo and anchor Hamza Naveed ran to victory in the 4x400 relay in 3:32.02 at the Dartmouth Relays in Hanover, N.H., on Saturday. Andrew Matteucci added a fourth in the 55 hurdles (8.03) for Andover.

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Hamza Naveed won the 300 in 34.9 and joined Jeremy Travaglini, Oliver Eberth and, George Cardillo to take the 4x400 relay, but Andover lost to Lowell 53-33 last Thursday, Jan. 9. Andrew Matteucci added a win in the 55 hurdles for the Warriors.

BOYS GYMNASTICS

Aronov dominates

Joseph Aronov won the vault (7.8), parallel bars (6.9), high bar (7.3) and pommel horse (7.4) on the way to taking the all-around with a 33.9 as Andover opened its season with a 162-155 win over Attleboro last Tuesday, Jan. 7. Danny Igoe won the floor and Dan Harvey took the rings for the Golden Warriors.

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Joseph Aronov swept the individual events and the all-around (45.2) as Andover edged Lowell 150-146 last Thursday. Dan Harvey added a third in the all-around and Brian McDonough was second in the pommel horse for the winners.

GIRLS HOCKEY

Hughes on fire

Caroline Hughes potted two goals and Veronica Alois added two more scores to pace Andover in a 4-0 win over Westford Academy last Thursday. Jess Leone added two assists and Meghan Johnson earned the shutout in net.

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Caroline Curtin scored a key goal, and Caroline Hughes added a pair of goals and an assist as Andover played Austin Prep to a 3-3 tie on Saturday. Haley Driscoll and Jess Leone each added a helper for the Warriors.

GIRLS GYMNASTICS

Carver stars

Courtney Carver earned victories in the vault (9.1), floor (9.4) and all-around (36.75) to lead Andover past Tewksbury 144.0-128.45 last Friday. Jessie Livingston added wins in the bars (9.25) and beam (9.2) and was second in the all-around.

GIRLS SKIING

Ganley leads way

Julia Ganley placed second overall in 20.35 and Jackie Drew was fifth in 21.21 to lead Andover to a season-opening 101-34 win over Manchester Essex last Wednesday, Jan. 8. Silvia Leung took ninth, Meghan Farrell was 13th and Olivia Lawler placed 15th for the Warriors.

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