Aardvark Athletics Recap: Week of October 9

On Tuesday, the Girls Varsity Soccer team defeated BART 2-0 behind goals from Ruby C and Calla J in their final RVAL game before the RVAL tournament.
On Tuesday, the Boys Varsity Soccer team defeated BART 6-1. Hendrik P, Liam F, Nat B-O, Ishan S, and Jeremy F scored goals while Tucker Z-A had two assists. Kyle N and Alex T combined for a strong game in goal. On Thursday, the boys lost to Four Rivers 4-1, with Tucker Z-A assisting Hendrik P on the team’s lone goal.
On Wednesday, the Cross-Country team hosted the weekly RVAL race. Katie T finished 24th out of 37 girls. In the boys race, the team was led by Kyle M and Patrick O, who finished 31st and 32nd, respectively. Leo W, Izzy S, and Seamus T-G rounded out the Academy’s top five finishers.
A mixed gender Academy team composed mainly of 7th and 8th graders lost a suspenseful soccer game to the Greenfield Center School 7-5 on Thursday afternoon. Trailing 3-0 at the half, the Aardvarks tied the score after the break on two goals by Atticus R and another by Nick F, assisted by Greta M. Two additional goals were scored by Charlie P. The team exhibited “true grit” by bouncing back on two occasions and maintaining its composure throughout the contest. Gwen H had 12 saves to keep the game close to the final whistle.