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Patrick Daly    Friday, May 31, 2013
Andover Baseball traveled up to its archrival on Wednesday, and after a long fought battle, the team fell to Exeter 6-2. John Simourian ’16 started off the day early with a single to lead off the first. Simourian then stole second, and the team took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning when David McCullough ’13 hit a double to drive Simourian home. However, Exeter, tallying six runs over nine innings, was too much for Andover for the rest of the game. “Quick starts were huge for us this...
Jamie Chen    Friday, May 31, 2013
Andover Ultimate surged forward in the final moments of its game against Andover High to tie the at 12, sending the game into sudden death overtime. The win barely slipped out of Andover’s grasp for a final score of 12-13. Cheered on by a stadium of supporters weathering the torrential rain and sub-50 degree temperatures, Andover Ultimate’s rollercoaster season cumulated in a highly competitive two and a half hour game against Andover High in the annual Andover Cup last Friday. “It...
Cam Kerry    Friday, May 31, 2013
Last Saturday, Andover Boys Lacrosse lost to Exeter 7-3. Tim Bulens ’15, Jack Scheufele ’13 and Foster LeBeouf ’15 scored Andover’s goals. “Offensively we struggled to piece together extended possessions and defensively we were called for numerous penalties. We fought hard in the second half, but it wasn't enough to correct the early mistakes. It was a tough way to end an extremely positive and excited season,” said Jack Katkavich ‘13 in an e-mail to The Phillipian. Andover fell into a 2...
Pranav Tadikonda    Friday, May 31, 2013
Both the boys and girls of Andover Track and Field fell to Exeter in Andover’s final meet of the season on Saturday. The boys lost to Exeter 97-39, and the girls lost 75-60. For the boys, Babatunde Bello ’13 won the 100m race and anchored the victorious 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams. For the girls, Camille Little ’16 won the 100m and 200m races, and anchored the winning 4x100 group. The boys ended the season with a 2-3 record and the girls ended the season with a 1-4 record....
Victoria Bergeron    Friday, May 31, 2013
As two-time defending New England Champions, Andover Boys Crew confidently entered NEIRA’s in hopes of a three-peat. Andover’s B3 came in first for the second year in a row. B1 had a strong, fluid qualifying heat, but ended up finishing sixth in the Grand Final. B1 rowed a tight race and had to work to maintain its speed, making the race much more difficult than it needed to be. B2 won their qualifying heat, and came in third in the final race by only a few milliseconds. The boys,...
Patrick Daly    Thursday, May 30, 2013
Andover Baseball traveled up to its archrival on Wednesday, and after a long fought battle, the team fell to Exeter 6-2. Andover was scheduled to face Exeter this past Saturday, but after a rain cancellation, the game was moved to Wednesday. John Simourian ’16 started off the day early with a single to lead off the first. Simourian then stole second, and the team took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning when David McCullough ’13 hit a double to drive Simourian home. However, Exeter,...
Isabella Haegg    Friday, May 24, 2013
Andover Girls Water Polo had a stellar end to its season with a second-place finish at the New England Championships held at Brown University. Andover, the third seed, pulled out a close 7-6 win against Hopkins , a team it had never defeated before, but fell to Deerfield in the finals 8-2. “We played two of the best games of our season, and we all worked really well together as a team,” said Co-Captain Amelia Danovitch ’13. Andover had a tough start against Hopkins in its first match....
Patrick Daly, Kailash Sundaram, and Andrew Zheng    Thursday, May 23, 2013
Cameron Kerry    Thursday, May 23, 2013
Andover Boys Lacrosse extended its winning streak to seven games after decisive wins over Choate on Saturday and Proctor on Wednesday. With its record at 10-5 for the season, Andover has already bested its 10-6 record from last year. In addition, Andover took two teams off its schedule that it usually defeats and replaced them with two top level teams: Bridgton and Lawrenceville. Despite its toughened schedule, Andover managed to knock off Choate 9-5. Jack Scheufele ’13 and Foster...
Savannah Mastragelo    Thursday, May 23, 2013
Girls Tennis left it all on the court this last weekend as NEPSACs, defeating Taft 8-1 and Milton 5-2, but losing in the finals to Hotchkiss 7-2. Following a strong season, Andover used its practiced doubles techniques and improved tactical skills to advance all the way to the finals. Taft was the lowest seeded team that Andover faced in the tournament, which prepared it for a stronger Milton team in the second round. The match against Milton was tougher, and after the doubles matches...
Isabel Taylor    Thursday, May 23, 2013
With the help of 33 out of 34 middle hits and eight stuff blocks from Theo Agbi ’13, Andover Boys Volleyball concluded its season with a second place finish in the North Eastern Championship Founding Four Tournament. “I am so proud of how we played, and I am so glad I have gotten to play with and meet all the great people on the team,” said Alex Tamkin ’14, an outside hitter. “I think we bonded really well, played well and had a blast doing it.” The tournament, which took place last...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, May 23, 2013
Andover Boys Crew rowed its way to victory this past weekend in its greatest show of overall boat speed and teamwork so far this season, setting a new course record at NMH. The team beat NMH and Hingham in all seven races, and this was the first weekend that all seven Andover boats came in first. In addition to B1’s record-breaking performance, B3 had its best race of the season, finishing the day with the second best time behind Andover’s B1. Setting a new course record helped the rowers...

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