Sports Recap, Week of September 12

The Boys Varsity Soccer team played a strong game against Dublin at home on Wednesday. Nat Boyd-Owens scored a goal in the Aardvarks’ 4-1 loss, while Kyle Nitzsche and the boys’ defense tenaciously fended off many attacks. Overall, the team communicated well, played well together, and are optimistic about the season.

The Girls Varsity Soccer team traveled to Dublin for their first game of the season, a 6-0 loss. Lilah Feitner played a strong game in goal, while Sunta Corciulo played tough in her first game as an Aardvark. Playing with only 10 girls, the team persevered and worked well together.

The Academy’s Boys JV Soccer team lost a hard battle to PVCICS on Tuesday at the Oxbow Marina fields, by a score of 2-5. Evan Comeaux and Ben Brause-Breslow played great in goal and the defense was led by Zander Frangie and Sam Rancourt who fought the whole game through. Raymond Mossman’s two goals were assisted by Harper Walker-West, Will Draxler, and Nick Forbes.

The Girls JV Soccer team lost a close game to PVCICS on Tuesday, 1-0. Led by a solid performance in goal by Ruby Chase, the team was excited and optimistic about their play and they forward to the rest of the season.

The Cross-Country team kicked off their season with a race at Putney on Wednesday. They were led by Patrick Osborne (19th) and Jeremy Forbes (32nd).

On Thursday, the Boys JV team played a person down and lost 2-4 to Pinecobble. Raymond Mossman had two goals, while Will Draxler, Ben Brause-Breslow, an Tor Olsson had strong games on defense.

Also on Thursday, the Girls Varsity Soccer team put up a great effort against Four Rivers. Ella Deters scored the team’s lone goal in a 6 – 1 loss. In her first performance in goal, Lila Goleman had nine saves and was helped by a strong defensive effort from Emily Comeaux, Elaina Gibb-Buursma, and Sophia Corwin, while the offensive attack was led by Ella, Corinne Laird, Sunta Corciulo and Izzy Brenizer.