Sports Recap, Week of May 8:  ULTIMATE SUCCESS

The Varsity Ultimate team had a great showing at Wednesday’s RVAL tournament, winning three games and losing one. As a result of the strong play from all team members, the team finished third out of sixteen teams in the league! The JV team also persevered through the long afternoon of four games, and despite losing its first three games, showed their endurance by winning their last game of the day. Earlier in the week, the JV Ultimate team lost to this year’s surprisingly strong White Oak Varsity 13-0. Saraphina F, Lila G, Sam F, and Talos P all had strong efforts in the loss.

On Wednesday, the Middle School Ultimate team overcame a 10-3 deficit to win their first game of the season, 15-13! The Aardvarks were led by Raymond M (6 assists, 2 points) with great contributions from all team members, including Eliza B (3 points, 1 assist), Sylvie M (3 points), Alec D (2 points, 2 assists), Tor O (3 assists), Ruby C (2 points), Greta M (2 assists),  Linnea Z (1 point, 1 assist), and Rachel R’ who scored her first point of the season! On Thursday, the middle school team lost to Bement 15-5. Highlights included Tess M-R scoring her first point of the season, Bella G adding two points, and a solid defensive effort from Zoe P.
The lacrosse team lost 11-7 to Pinecobble on Thursday afternoon. Solid individual efforts came from Lizzie H (5 goals, 6 groundballs) and Ella D (1 goal, 6 groundballs). Defensively, Christina L played well and Sarah H had 8 saves in goal.