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May 23, 2013

Moffitt goes deep for walkoff winner

SOFTBALL

Eugenie Moffitt certainly made her first career varsity home run a very memorable one, blasting a seventh-inning homer to give Andover an 8-7 walkoff victory over Masconomet on Friday. Moffitt also tripled and singled, Lauren Giacchetto had two hits and scored twice and Amy Stankiewicz drove in three runs and was the winning pitcher.

Tori Roche managed Andover’s lone hit in a 6-0 loss to North Andover last Wednesday.

Girls tennis

Doubles fight to win

The No. 3 doubles team of Pooja Mukund and Karena Yan earned the toughest victory of the day, a 6-0, 7-6 (7-1) win as Andover won its 14th straight match, beating Masconomet 5-0 last Thursday. Julia Alagero and Laurie-Maude Chenard took No. 1 doubles and Samantha Camilo took top singles.

Paige Webster earned a tough 6-2, 6-4 victory at No. 2 singles to guide Andover to a 5-0 defeat of Haverhill last Wednesday. Julia Alagero and Laurie-Maude Chenard combined to take No. 1 doubles and Pooja Mukund took third singles.

Samantha Camilo won top singles 6-2, 6-1 to lead Andover to a 5-0 win over North Andover last Tuesday. Rachel Holzman (6-1, 6-1) and Paige Webster (6-1, 6-2) earned wins at No. 2 and No. 3 singles respectively.

Boys tennis

Slamming Sams

Sam Mack and Sam Rowe combined to take No. 1 doubles 6-1, 6-1 to help Andover beat Methuen 5-0 last Wednesday. Sicco Huizing and Amith Bhaksara scored a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 2 doubles and Kellen McAuliffe earned a tough 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 3 singles.

Sebastian Boulas and Drew Rooks battled for a 7-6, 6-4 win at No. 1 doubles, but Andover lost to Wellesley 3-2 last Thursday. Austin Bendetson earned the Warriors’ other win, with a victory at No. 1 singles.

volleyball

Warriors snap skid

Kenny Doherty recorded 14 service points and Alec Dean had 1 kills as Andover downed Haverhill 25-22, 25-17, 25-17 on Monday. T.J. Norton chipped in with 28 assists and Kyle Surehan had seven digs for the winners.

Kenny Doherty scored team-highs with nine blocks and 16 service points for Andover, which lost to Lexington 25-23, 21-24, 28-26, 25-22 on Friday. Alec Dean chipped in with 15 kills and Kyle Surehan had seven digs and four aces for the Warriors.

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