Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


September 19, 2013

Bakhtyari, volleyball start season with a bang


Azita Bakhtyari tallied 14 aces and 16 assists to help Andover roll over Hamilton-Wenham 25-7, 25-7, 25-7 on Monday. Chelsea Hu recorded seven kills for the winners.


Madelyn Reppucci and Rachel Schnakenberg each notched four blocks to help Andover past Chelmsford 25-17, 25-11, 25-8 Sept. 13, Sept. 13. Sarah Kenyon chipped in with 10 service points for the winners.


Azita Bakhtyari scored team highs in service points (14), aces (9) and assists (28) as Andover topped Dracut 25-7, 25-7, 25-12 Sept. 11. Chelsea Hu added 10 kills and Rachel Schnakenberg chipped in with seven blocks for the winners.


Kim wins three

Soojin Kim won the 200 freestyle (2:02.35), the 100 freestyle (56.95) and swam on the winning 400 freestyle relay as Andover beat Methuen 96-85 Sept. 12. Maeve Awiszus added a victory in the 500 freestyle, swam on the 200 medley relay and joined Kim, Nikole Rudis and Alison Murtagh on the 400 freestyle relay and Jen Manning won the 100 backstroke for the Warriors.

Boys cross country

Galat earns gold

Max Galat placed first overall in 17:34 to help Andover beat North Andover 23-32 on Sept. 13. Tommy Kalantzakos (fourth) and Rob Perry (fifth) added top-five finishes for the winners.

GIrls cross country

Aruri leads victory

Leila Aruri was first overall in 19:51 and Sarah Rothmann took fourth in 20:29 as Andover edged North Andover 27-30 Sept. 13.

Girls soccer

Alois stays hot

Veronica Alois continued to surge with two goals and an assist to lead Andover past Danvers 3-1 Sept. 11. Courtney Grygiel added the other goal and Emily Wilson made six saves for the winners.

Field Hockey

LeBlanc, Warriors tie

Julia LeBlanc scored off an assist from Georgina Christopulos as Andover played Chelmsford to a 1-1 tie Sept. 11. Nicole Schena made 12 saves for the Golden Warriors.

Boys soccer

Forster, Kelly net two

Ray Forster scored two goals as Andover downed Lawrence 4-0 Sept. 10. Sam Kelly added two goals and assisted on another while Mike Weber made eight saves for the shutout.


Despite 11 saves for Mike Weber, Andover lost to Somerville 5-0 Sept. 12.


Krekorian takes win

Brett Krekorian scored a 4-3 victory in the No. 1 spot, but Andover fell to North Andover 12-8 on Sept. 10. Tim Awiszus and Mark Nardone also took wins for the Warriors.


Kellen McAuliffe earned a win, but Andover lost to Haverhill 13-6 on Monday.

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