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Payton Jancsy    Thursday, May 23, 2013
Despite a big comeback from New Hampton in the second half, Andover Girls Lacrosse held onto the its early lead and squeaked out an 11-8 victory last Saturday. Andover went up early and put tremendous pressure on New Hampton during the first quarter. The team dominated all aspects of play, converting on most of its chances and taking an 8-1 lead going into the second half of the game. During the second half, Andover played a little slower than it had before, allowing New Hampton to net...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, May 23, 2013
Camille Little ’16 broke two school records in the 100m and 200m races at Interschols, leading the girls of Andover Track and Field to a fifth place finish in the tournament. The boys team improved upon last year’s eighth place finish with a sixth place finish this year. Little contributed 26 points, placing first in the 100m, second in the 200m and second as part of the 4x100m relay team. With a 12.38 100m time, Little surpassed Alexis Walker ’12, who held the previous school record....
Kailash Sundaram    Tuesday, May 21, 2013
With twenty-four strikeouts and seven RBIs from Co-Captain Kayla Maloney ’13, Andover Softball took home the Big East Tournament Title for the third straight season. In doing so, Andover became the first team in the tournament’s history to win three consecutive championships. Ravenne Nasser ’15 kicked off the tournament on a strong note for Andover, pitching seven strong innings to lead Andover to a 9-3 victory over Worcester. Maloney and Nikki Pelletier ’13 were instrumental in the victory,...
Cameron Kerry    Thursday, May 16, 2013
Andover Boys Lacrosse capped off a five-game winning streak with a 15-1 win over Brooks this past weekend. Starting with a 17-8 win at Tabor, Andover won four games on the road. The team knocked off Loomis 11-7, Dexter Southland 14-7 and Kimball Union Academy (KUA) 14-7. Andover’s offense has been on a hot streak, scoring more than 11 goals in each of its last five games. When asked why the team has scored with such ease, Tim Bulens ’15 had a one word answer: “Patience.” “We have been able...
Patrick Daly    Thursday, May 16, 2013
Co-Captain Rory Ziomek ’13 gunned down batters from start to finish, earning himself a one-hitter for the game and a strong berth in upcoming playoffs for Andover Baseball. With a full week to recover after it split a doubleheader with Exeter and dropped a game to Cushing Academy, Andover avenged a loss to Tabor earlier this season with a 5-0 win this past Wednesday, clinching a playoff spot in its biggest game of the year. “Getting the win was huge today,” said John Simourian ’16. “Everyone...
Payton Jancsy    Thursday, May 16, 2013
Leading up to Saturday’s game, the Andover Girls Lacrosse team had not lost a game since St. Paul’s on April 17. However, the team’s six game win streak came to an end when Andover fell to Loomis Chaffee 8-9. With 4.7 seconds left, Loomis was able to put home the game winning goal after rallying late in the second period. Throughout the game the score had only been tied twice; the teams were tied at 1-1, as well as at 8-8 with four minutes remaining. Going into the second half, Andover was...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, May 16, 2013
Andover Girls Water Polo pulled out two extremely close wins at home two Saturdays ago against Choate with a score of 9-7 and Loomis Chaffee with a score of 10-9. The team continued its winning streak on Wednesday, defeating Exeter 6-5 in sudden death overtime, but fell to Deerfield 3-10 and Hopkins 7-8 this past Saturday. Andover’s game against Loomis was the second time the two teams met this year. “They did a much better job of anticipating our various offensive movements and strategies...
Jamie Chen    Thursday, May 16, 2013
Andover Ultimate continues to soar forward on an upward trend, sweeping its two Sunday games 15-1, 15-2 at the Amherst Invitational last weekend. After the Invitational, the team then went on to put up a tough fight against seasoned opponent Masconomet last Wednesday, falling just short of a win with a close 12-15 loss. This week, Andover Ultimate came back stronger than ever to avenge a 3-11 loss earlier in the season with a decisive 12-11 victory over Somerville. “What I’ve...
Erica Shin    Thursday, May 16, 2013
On May 5, Andover Girls Crew faced two strong teams, CRI and Saint Paul’s. One week later, the team rowed against archrival Exeter and Tabor. The G1 boat came in third place with a time of 5:55.45, 12 seconds behind St. Paul’s and 18 seconds behind CRI. The G2 boat took second place with a time of 6:00.39, eight seconds behind CRI’s time of 5:52.76, but nine seconds ahead of St. Paul’s. “I think that we did really well,” said Amanda Krakauer ’15, a rower on G2. “We only lost by a few...
Kailash Sundaram    Thursday, May 16, 2013
Fueled by a complete game pitched by Ravenne Nasser ’15, Andover Softball defeated Worcester 7-2 on Saturday. Nasser came within two outs of a perfect game, but ended up surrendering two hits and two runs in the seventh inning. “It wasn’t a fluke that Ravenne retired the first 19 batters in Saturday’s game. She had good command of her fastball and mixed in enough other pitches to keep Worcester guessing,” wrote Head Coach Peter Drench in an e-mail to The Phillipian...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, May 16, 2013
Both Andover Boys and Girls Track finished in second place in a tri-meet against Loomis Chaffee and Northfield Mount Hermon two weeks ago, but rebounded to take first place against Cushing Academy, Pingree and Landmark last Wednesday. In the tri-meet, the boys lost by only 2.5 points, while the girls finished 38 points behind the first place team. However, Andover Track showed that the team wasn’t phased, coming away with a convincing win in a quad-meet against Cushing, Pingree and Landmark...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, May 16, 2013
Andover Boys Crew rowed its way to victory over first-seeded Exeter and Tabor this past weekend. The victories were impressive representations of the progress that the boats have made in regards to speed and unity during the season. B2 beat Exeter by three seconds and Tabor by a few boat lengths, claiming its first win since it beat Exeter several weeks earlier. “The race was a good ending to our week and an important mark of the improvements we have made in regards to our boat speed,”...

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