Sports Recap, Week of April 21

The Academy-Mohawk Girls’ Lacrosse team had their first win of the season on  Wednesday, 12-6 over Amherst Middle School. Sarah H had eight saves in goal and the team was lead offensively by her sister Lizzie who scored a career high seven goals! Riley H and Esme M-R each scored two goals, while Sunta C scored one goal. Earlier in the week, the team had lost to Stoneleigh Burnham, 14-5. Ella D and Sienna B played well defensively, while Lizzie and Riley (one assist) scored three and two goals, respectively.

Last Saturday, the Varsity Ultimate team, helped by several JV players, had a very strong showing in the C Division of the Northfield Mount Hermon Boys’ Tournament. The team won two out of three games and also was formally recognized by all of their opponents for their sportsmanship. Later in the week, on a rainy and windy Wednesday, the Varsity came out cold from the long bus ride to Dublin and never recovered from Dublin’s early lead. The Academy lost 14-4. Corinne L and Liam F had two points apiece, while Amun P and Ben S-G had a strong defensive game in the zone.  On Thursday the Varsity team played Four Rivers Boys in a 15-1 loss. Nat B-O scored the Aardvarks’ only point off of an assist by Henry W-W.
The JV Ultimate team lost to Buxton 15-4 on Thursday. Sam F scored three times and Saraphina F scored once, while Talos P had a number of critical catches for the team. Sam and Will D had strong games on defense, while Lila G and Kathleen S also made great contributions.