Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


October 17, 2013

Krekorian, golf team score upset


Brett Krekorian fired a 36 and Nick Scarpa was right behind with a 37 to lead Andover to a 12-7 upset victory over Central Catholic last Wednesday, Oct. 9. Kellen McAuliffe (39), Ryan Burke and Tim Awiszus each added victories for the Golden Warriors.

Hunter Guidoboni earned a 1-up victory to help Andover beat Billerica 13-7 last Thursday, Oct. 10. Ryan Burke added a 5-4 win and Colleen Caveney and Tim Awiszus each halved for the winners.

Field Hockey

Schena, Leone key in win over Chelmsford

Nicole Schena made eight saves to lock down Andover’s 4-0 win over Chelmsford last Thursday, Oct. 10. Jacquelyn Leone scored two goals, Christine Aumais and Julia LeBlanc each added singles goals and Brenna Keefe had two assists for the winners.

Jacquelyn Leone and sister Jess Leone each scored a goal to lead Andover past Methuen 3-0 last Wednesday, Oct. 9. Catherine Viera added the other goal and Julia LeBlanc and Christine Aumais each added an assist for the winners.


Kenyon, Bakhtyari lead

Sarah Kenyon notched 16 service points and three aces and Wylie Boughton had eight blocks for Andover in a 25-14, 25-23, 25-20 win over North Andover last Friday. Azita Bakhtyari continued to star with 23 assists for the winners.

Rachel Schnakenberg notched 10 kills to lead Andover to a 25-6, 25-13, 25-7 drubbing of Tewksbury last Wednesday, Oct. 9. Addison Kennedy added five kills and Azita Bakhtyari chipped in with 19 service points for the winners.

Girls swimming

Murtagh takes two golds

Caroline Murtagh won the 100 breaststroke (1:18.51) and swam on the winning 200 freestyle relay as Andover got back on track by beating North Andover 100-79 last Friday. Diana Hansen took the 100 butterfly (1:10.01), Jules Teichert won the 500 freestyle (6:08.65) and Shannon Fitzsimmons took the 100 freestyle for the Warriors.

Emilee Nason won the 100 butterfly in 1:03.37, but Andover lost to rival powerhouse Acton-Boxboro 95-91 last Tuesday, Oct. 8. It snapped the Golden Warriors’ undefeated streak at 55 wins, which went back to the 2008 season. Soojin Kim (100 freestyle) and Alison Murtagh (500 freestyle) added wins for the Warriors.

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    DAVID WILLIS/Staff photo Tim Awiszus has proven dangerous with the bat in his hand. After scraping to make the varsity team last year, the senior has emerged as one of the Golden Warriors' most powerful hitters over the last two seasons.

    Awiszus a force with the bat to lead baseball team Posted 1 day ago 1 Photo
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    Courtesy photo Robert Perry of Andover High School won the men's 800 meter run at the Ottaviani Invitational Track Meet last Saturday at Haverhill High School. Perry won in 2:04 with James Busi of Timberlane High School in New Hampshire taking second in 2:05.7.

    Girls track claims first at Ottaviani Invitational Posted 1 day ago 1 Photo

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    Fitting honor Posted 1 day ago 1 Photo

    COURTESY PHOTO ANA Synchro member Sachiko Hagiya flies through the air with Evan Costanzo as the base. They will perform with their team at their annual "Defying Gravity" show this weekend at the Andover/North Andover YMCA.

    ANA Synchro set to 'Defy Gravity' Posted 1 day ago 3 Photos
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    Courtesy photo The Valley Hockey League Bantam East AA League championship Andover Bantam 2 team includes, front row, from left, Matt Garesche, Will Hamilton, John Wacome, Jeff Zaeder, Will O'Neil, Grant Willis, A.J. Clark and Tommy Duncan; and, back row, from left, head coach Bill Hamilton, coach Chris Huntress, Aram Smith, Tommy Giacchetto, Michael Rosen, Nick Christopher, John Gemmell, Sam Huntress, Konstantinos Kantas and coach Dana Willis. Coach Steve Moreland and teammate John Moreland are missing from the photo.

    Championship season for Bantam 2 team Posted 1 day ago 1 Photo
  • Thursday, April 17, 2014
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    PAUL BILODEAU/Staff photo Nicole Ericson prepares to take a cut for the Andover softball team. After missing her entire junior season with a knee injury, Ericson is back in her rightful place in the middle of the Golden Warrior lineup this season.

    After missing her junior year with a knee injury, Ericson is back and hitting for softball team Posted 8 days ago 2 Photos
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    CARL RUSSO/Staff file photo Terence Norton blasts home a spike last season. Norton and his Golden Warriors have been red hot of late, winning four straight.

    Baseball earns back-to-back walk-offs Posted 8 days ago 1 Photo

    COURTESY PHOTO Gymnast Jackie Giordano of Andover clutches her winning trophy on the medal stand at the USA Gymnastics state championships earlier this month.

    Community Scoreboard Posted 8 days ago 1 Photo
  • Thursday, April 10, 2014
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    File photo John Oteri, seen in action last year, scored goals in all three of Andover's lacrosse games last week.

    Roche, Stankiewicz boost softball to big win Posted 15 days ago 1 Photo

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