The hiking club is off to a great start this fall reports Freshperson Claire Grunberg. They have already enjoyed two trips to the High Ledges in Shelburne, and a visit to the Hoosac Tunnel near North Adams with a waterfall hike nearby as early highlights. This week’s great weather afforded several fun outings for the hikers. On Monday, they were joined by members of the soccer team, Sra. Rodriguez Salas, and some of her friends, to hike to the top of Catamount. At the top, McLeod Pond was warm and inviting and several hikers jumped in. Tuesday’s hike, a more modest elevation, was in Mohawk State Forest in Charlemont and featured seeing several small frogs. On Wednesday, the group looked at maps and then collected trash at the river spot across the street from the school.
The Boys’ Varsity Soccer team had a great week. On Tuesday, they defeated Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School 5-0. For Charlemont, Tucker Zakon-Anderson had two goals, while Henry Walker West, Winston Posner, and Raymond Mossman each scored once. Jaromil Topolski also had a strong game for Charlemont on offense, while Tucker Boyd led the way defensively. The boys defeated Four Rivers Charter School 2-0 on Wednesday behind goals from Aiden Brenizer and Sam Fisher. Harper Walker West contributed with an assist and Henry Walker West provided strong leadership in a defense that shut out a solid Four Rivers team.
The Girls’ Varsity Soccer team lost to Stoneleigh Burnham on Wednesday 5-0 despite goalie Lilah Feitner’s 22 saves in goal. Sylvie Mauri, Eliza Bigelow and Emily Comeaux played well on defense while the offense was led by strong efforts from Saraphina Forman, Elaina Gibb-Buursma, Sunta Corciulo and Izzy Brenizer,
The Cross-Country team raced a tough course at Dublin on Wednesday. Out of the 70 boys racing, Patrick Osborne finished 18th. Jeremy Forbes, Grayson RIzzi, Eli Catanzaro, and Julian Keins rounded out the boys’ top five runners, with Seamus Turner-Glennon completing his first race of the season. Katie Tobits and Michaela Lindsey had solid outings in the girls’ race.
The Boys’ JV Soccer team fought hard but lost 7-0 to Mohawk on Thursday. Raymond Mossman, Evan Comeaux, and Will Draxler had strong games on offense, while Liam Fisher, Solly Chase, and Zander Frangie played well on defense.
On Thursday, The Girls JV Soccer team tied 1-1 with Greenfield Middle School in Greenfield. The girls were led by Ruby Chase, who scored their goal, and Juliet Corwin, who had a solid game in goal.