Sports Recap – Week of January 23

The Academy ski team had a strong showing at Wednesday’s slalom race at Berkshire East, with Kyle N finishing 33rd and Reilly O finishing 35th.

The girls’ basketball team had an active week with games against Stoneleigh Burnham’s JV team and Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School’s middle school team. On Wednesday, the girls took an early lead against SBS and their strong defense allowed them to hold on to the lead the entire game.¬† Elaina GB, Eliza B , and Cristy and Macy K led the defensive effort, while the team got strong rebounding from Ruby R and Adeena BS. Eliza (10 points), Sylvie M (5 points, 3 assists), and Cristy (2 points, 2 assists) had great games on the offensive end. On Thursday, despite playing with a lot of energy and heart, the team lost to a strong PVCICS team.