The Greenwich High School wrestling team continued its strong season at the Wilton Duals Saturday, going 4-1.
The Cardinals beat Brien McMahon, 46-18, Wilton (48-24), Darien (69-9) and Masuk (52-17). With the victories GHS improved to 15-5 overall.
“This was one of those days that prepares you for the postseason tournaments,” GHS coach George Albano said. “Obviously, we went there with a goal to be 5-0, but you can learn a little bit from a loss. It was a good day for our team.”
Brandon Aguda (106), Jack Freiheit (152), Alex Jarombek (132) and Justin Montier (170) each went 5-0 for the Cardinals.
“They are all juniors and they are starting to click at the right time,” Albano said.
Aguda and Freiheit each notched their 25th win of the season, while Montier earned his 24th. Jack Stevens went 3-1, Alex Margeotes was 4-1 and Erik Menchaca finished 3-2 against tough competition for GHS..
Brunswick ran its record to 16-1 with one-sided victories against Chase Collegiate and Forman on Saturday.
The Bruins beat Chase Collegiate 53-22 and topped Forman 78-0. Jimmy Bell (132-pound) won his match by pinfall in just 30 seconds for Brunswick. Lucas Bell (152) and Michael Keating (170) also pinned their opponents for Brunswick. Gregg Nabhan pulled out a 3-2 decision against Chase’s Joe Praino in the meet’s hardest-fought match at 160.
Andrew Hennessy (106), Alex Russell (182) and Matt Marvin (195) each won by technical fall. Jimmy Bell, Aiden Reynolds (145), Griffin Thomas (170) and Marvin pinned their foes against Forman. The victory was Reynold’s first dual meet triumph.
Brunswick will host Trinity School Tuesday and then will wrestle Hotchkiss and Salisbury on the road on Wednesday. The Bruins will compete in the WNEISWA Tournament on Saturday.
Brunswick School used a big second period to register a 4-3 comeback win over Albany Academy (Albany, N.Y.) on Friday night.
After a scoreless period, there were plenty of goals in the second period. The Bruins erased 1-0 and 2-1 deficits to take a 3-2 lead heading into the final period. Freshman Phil Kemp, sophomore Colin Slyne and junior Tommy Dunleavy each scored second-period goals for Brunswick.
Junior Max Masiulis tallied during a 4-on-4 situation, giving the Bruins a 4-2 advantage in the third period. Albany made it 4-3 with a power play goal, but the Bruins held on for the win.
Matteo Esposito, a junior, made 27 saves for Brunswick, which plays Kent on Monday.
Brunswick notched its third win of the season, beating Hamden Hall on the road Saturday, 93-68.
Six swimmers had personal-best times in nine events for the improving Bruins (3-6). Pat Stefanou (50 freestyle, 24.78), Scott DeAngelo (100 butterfly, 1:03.84), Will Powers (100 freestyle, 53.04), James Simone (500 freestyle, 5:27.50) and James Granruth (100 breaststroke, 1:10.25) each won their respective events for the Bruins.
DeAngelo’s winning effort in the butterfly cut Hamden Hall’s lead to 36-34 and began Brunswick’s rally. Powers placed second in the 200 individual medley, Stefanou was second in the 500 freestyle and Jack Muccia was the runner-up in the 100 backstroke for Brunswick.
Julian Ronda also had a pair of second-place finishes for the Bruins (200 IM, 100 breaststroke). The Bruins 200 freestyle relay squad of Granruth, Nelson Vargas, Julian Ronda and Chris Gendell touched the wall first in 1:45.65. In the 400 freestyle relay, Gendell, Powers, Simone and Stefanou won in 3:44.95.
The Bruins will face Westminster School and Northfield Mount Herman Saturday at Westminster.
Greenwich Academy added another convincing win to its ledger, swimming past host Hamden Hall, 92-63.
Kitty Arenz, Sydney Heath and Quinn Scannell won two individual events apiece for the Gators. Arenz placed first in the 200 freestyle, touching the wall in 2:03.17 and won the 500 freestyle (5:37.96). Heath posted first-place finishes in the 50 freestyle (27.24) and 100 freestyle (59.52), while Scannell won the 100 butterfly (1:02.04) and 100 backstroke (1:02.46).
Elizabeth Fitzpatrick took first on the one-meter diving board, earning a score of 243.75. GA also received a winning effort from Hannah Subramaniam in the 200 individual medley (2:24.14). The Gators, who won 10 of the 12 events, touched the wall first in the 200 freestyle relay (1:50.68) and the 400 freestyle relay (3:57.24).
Convent of the Sacred Heart extended its winning streak to three games, upending host Chase Collegiate, 47-40, on Saturday.
Center Emily O’Sullivan recorded 15 points and 10 rebounds, while point guard Colleen O’Neill tallied 13 points, seven rebounds and four assists for the Tigers. Claire O’Neill added 11 points for Sacred Heart, which improved to 11-4 on the season. Sacred Heart led 28-20 at halftime, then used a 10-0 run to take a double-digit lead in the second half.
Claire O’Neill’s back-to-back 3-pointers sparked Sacred Heart’s spurt.
“Overall, I was pleased with the way my team competed today,” CSH coach Sean Green said. “Our captain Colleen O’Neill is giving a lot of herself by trying to create easy scoring opportunities for her teammates and I think she’s doing an excellent job.”
Sacred Heart hosts Holy Child Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
HOPKINS 26, GREENWICH ACADEMY 13: Kelly Bojic scored five points and Katie Tenefrancia had three for host Greenwich Academy.
Alice Hudson and Katherine Larsen each added two points in the loss. Brooke Powers scored seven points in the Gators’ 51-21 defeat at the hands of Masters on Friday. Bojic and Tenefrancia had four points apiece.
Brunswick 53, Chase Collegiate 22
285 — Joe Fervil (B) won by forfeit; 106 — Andrew Hennessy (B) tech. fall William Bianchi 19-2; 113 — Matthew Szczygiel (CC) pin. Emmett Bell 3:15; 120 — Hayden Hall (CC) major dec. Sandro Mariani 10-2; 126 — Dylan Dalessio (CC) pin. Jack Jones :30; 132 — Jimmy Bell (B) pin. Andrew Svitlik :30; 138 — Owen Schubert (B) won by forfeit; 145 — Joe Accousti (CC) pin. Aiden Reynolds 1:10; 152 — Lucas Bell (B) pin. Peter Ohanesian 4:48; 160 — Gregg Nabhan (B) dec. Joe Praino 3-2; 170 — Michael Keating (B) pin. Claude Raffin 3:02; 182 — Alex Russell (B) major dec. Severino Guerriero 10-0; 195 — Matt Marvin (B) tech. fall Tim Healey 17-1; 220 — Daniel Hughes (B) won by forfeit.
Brunswick 78, Forman 0
106 — Andrew Hennessy (B) won by forfeit; 113 — Emmett Bell (B) won by forfeit; 120 — Sandro Mariani (B) won by forfeit; 126 — Jack Jones (B) won by forfeit; 132 — Jimmy Bell (B) pin. Sondra Farbstein 1:40; 138 — Owen Schubert (B) won by forfeit; 145 — Aiden Reynolds (B) pin. Nate Langh :58; 152 — Kyle Davis (B) pin. Logan Rice 1:17; 160 — double forfeit; 170 — Griffin Thomas (B) pin. Parker Broadnax 1:07; 182 — Alex Russell (B) won by forfeit; 195 — Matt Marvin (B) pin. Marcus Sebastian 1:14; 220 — Daniel Hughes (B) won by forfeit; 285 — Joe Fervil (B) won by forfeit.
Greenwich Academy 92, Hamden Hall 63
200-yard medley relay — 1. Hamden Hall (Tucker, Quinn, Pinek, Shi) 2:02.64; 200-yard freestyle — 1. Kitty Arenz (GA) 2:03.17; 200 individual medley — 1. Hannah Subramaniam (GA) 2:24.14; 50 freestyle — 1. Sydney Heath (GA) 27.24; one-meter diving — 1. Elizabeth Fitzpatrick (GA) 243.75; 100 butterfly — 1. Quinn Scannell (GA) 1:02.04; 500 freestyle — 1. Kitty Arenz (GA) 5:37.96; 200 freestyle relay — 1. Greenwich Academy (Hannah Subramaniam, Megan Apostolities, Sydney Heath, Kitty Arenz) 1:50.68; 100 backstroke — 1. Quinn Scannell (GA) 1:02.46; 100 breaststroke — 1. Quinn (HH) 1:16.82; 400 freestyle relay — 1. Greenwich Academy (Quinn Scannell, Kitty Arenz, Regan Cowin, Megan Apostolities) 3:57.24.