Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

May 9, 2013

Dunn, baseball team on a roll


The Andover Townsman

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With the game on the line, Chris Dunn stepped up and delivered the two-run single that gave Andover a 5-4 walkoff victory over Bishop Guertin in nine innings on Friday. Andrew Deloury stayed hot with three hits and two runs and Alex Brickman had two hits for the winners.

Colin Flynn allowed just one earned run and struck out five in a complete-game effort to lead Andover past Tewksbury 5-2 on Monday. Nathaniel Giammasi opened the scoring for the Warriors with an RBI single, and locked up the win with a two-run knock in the sixth. Cam Farnham added two hits for the winners.

Alex Brickman drove in a pair of runs, scored three times and moved from DH to pitcher to earned the save as Andover edged Salem (N.H.) 20-8 last Wednesday. Andrew Deloury scored four runs and Tim Awiszus had a pair of RBIs for the winners.

SOFTBALL

Leary can’t be stopped

Meg Leary was 3 for 3 with three runs scored, including a solo homer as Andover slipped past North Andover 7-6 on Friday. Tori Roche continued her outstanding freshman season with two RBIs and Amy Stankiewicz had two hits, an RBI and was the winning pitcher.

Mimi Olney was 2 for 2 with a pair of runs and an RBI, but Andover fell short to Lowell 12-8 last Wednesday. Paige Hartnett scored two runs and drove in two more and Meg Leary had two hits and an RBI for the Warriors.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Warriors earn revenge

Jaclyn Torres scored five goals and Meagan Keefe scored twice and assisted on three other goals as Andover avenged its first loss to North Andover in 10 years with an 11-6 win over the Scarlet Knights on Friday. Weezie Gross and Charlotte Lenes each added two goals and Courtney Grygiel finished off the scoring with one goal.

Despite a hat trick for Weezie Gross, Andover fell to Needham 18-6 last Wednesday. Meagan Keefe, Courtney Grygiel and Charlotte Lenes each scored a single goal for the Warriors.

GIRLS TRACK

Kobelski family dominate

Lizzie Kobelski won the 100 hurdles (16.24) and cousin Cassie Kobelski kept dominating with a win in the shot put (37-4 ¼) to help Andover edge North Andover 76-69 last Wednesday. The Golden Warrior throwers continued to dominate, with Ryan MacRae winning the discus and Melissa Shattuck taking the javelin and Helen Root won the pole vault for the winners.

BOYS TENNIS

Freshman takes thriller

Andover freshman Owen Plourde battled Lawrence standout Chen Chen for well over two hours before rallying back for a brutal 2-6, 7-5, 12-10 win at No. 1 singles to help the Golden Warriors best the Lancers 5-0 on Monday. Joe Hallal and Jason Rosenfeld also took a tough win at No. 1 doubles.

Sebastian Boulas earned a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles and Owen Meech and Jason Spencer teamed to sweep No. 2 doubles as Andover rolled past Lowell 5-0 on Friday. Sam Rowe battled for a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles for the Warriors.

Varun Penamatsa scored a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles to lead Andover to a 5-0 win over Central Catholic last Wednesday. Owen Plourde took second singles and Amith Vhaskara won No. 3 to complete the singles sweep.

BOYS LACROSSE

Tyrrell scores three

Hunter Tyrrell scored three goals to lead Andover past North Andover 10-6 on Friday. Andrew Eriksen chipped in with three goals of his own, while Tyler Weeks and George Cardillo each scored twice for the winners.

Jordan Maue made 10 saves and allowed just a single goal as Andover rolled over Haverhill 9-1 last Wednesday. Andrew Eriksen scored a team-best three goals while Justin Brosnan added two scores and George Cardillo had one goal and two assists for the winners.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

Dean keeps surging

Despite 14 kills for Alec Dean, Andover dropped a tough 25-14, 20-25, 25-20, 12-25, 15-7 on Monday. Sager Kaul added 16 service points and T.J. Doherty had 26 assists for the Golden Warriors.

Despite 11 digs for Kyle Surehan and 16 kills for Alec Dean, Andover fell to Central Catholic 25-16, 19-25, 25-20, 25-17 last Thursday. Dean also scored 15 service points for the Warriors.

T.J. Norton notched 17 assists, but Andover lost to powerhouse Lawrence 25-14, 26-24, 25-17 last Tuesday. Alec Dean added eight kills and Kenny Doherty had eight blocks for the Warriors.

BOYS TRACK

Naveed takes two

Hamza Naveed won the 400 (51.63) and 200 (23.56) for Andover, which lost to North Andover 91-64 last Wednesday. Mark Zavrl continued to surge with victories in the shpt put (45-9) and javelin (159-1) and Mike Maldari won the 2-mile for the Warriors.

GIRLS TENNIS

Yan hangs on

Karen Yan fought for a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles for Andover, which improved to 11-1 with a 5-0 win over Lowell on Friday. Pooja Nukund took top singles 6-2, 6-1 and Sydney Ferry swept No. 3 singles for the winners.

Annie Garvin and Michaela Comerford won No. 1 doubles 6-0, 6-0 and Kayla Yee and Lynn Wang swept to victory at No. 2 doubles as Andover kept rolling with a 5-0 victory over Lawrence on Monday.

Julia Alagero and Annie Garvin teamed to win No. 1 doubles 6-1, 6-1 and Michaela Comerford and Sydney Ferry took second doubles by the same score as Andover topped Central Catholic 5-0 last Wednesday. Paige Webster scored a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles for the winners.