HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP Sacred Heart basketball beats GFA
Sacred Heart Greenwich kepts its perfect record intact in the FAA, defeating Greens Farms Academy, 47-39, in a basketball game held in Westport on Wednesday.
Senior center Sarah Eckerson and senior guard Ryan Smith scored 12 points apiece to spark the Tigers, who are 5-0 in FAA play and 12-1 overall.
Junior guard Leah Atkins recorded nine points for Sacred Heart, which led 19-18 at halftime. Junior forward Morgan Smith added six points and Claire Liddy had four points in the winning effort.
Katherine Marcus scored a game-high 18 points to pace Greens Farms Academy. Georgia Grabowski had 14 points for GFA, which was outscored, 28-21, in the second half.
Sacred Heart visits Taft School Saturday at 4 p.m.
SACRED HEART GREENWICH SWIMMING
Last weekend Sacred Heart brought seven swimmers to Loyola, Maryland to compete in the the 83rd National Catholic High School Swimming & Diving Championships. It marked Sacred Heart’s first appearance at the meet.
The two-day, co-ed meet was open to all Catholic High Schools and included 20 teams.
Senior Emma O’Connor of Sacred Heart placed 11th 100-yard backstroke finals and freshman Alexandra Marshall finished 14th in the 500 freestyle.
Additionally, Sacred Heart relays qualified for the finals and placed in the top-16.
The 200 medley relay team of 15th O’Connor, Erin Quigley, Elisa Taylor, and Laura Moore placed 15th, while the 200 freestyle relay squad of Alex Marshall, Charlotte Fallon, Laura Moore, and Erin Quigley were 15th.
In the 400 freestyle relay, Elisa Taylor, Alex Marshall, Karina Adams and O’Connor) were 12th.
GREENWICH ACADEMY BASKETBALL
Greenwich Academy dropped a 49-44 decision to Hamden Hall Country Day School in an FAA matchup held Wednesday in New Haven.
Senior guard Olivia Davis totaled a game-high 26 points to lead the Gators. Davis converted one three pointer and shot 7 for 11 from the foul line.
Junior guard Francesca Sileo contributed eight points, including a 3-pointer, while Josephine Genereux added four points for Greenwich Academy (3-9).
GA visits Berkshire School Saturday at 2 p.m.
BRUNSWICK SCHOOL SKIING
Brunswick’s Jose Riera posted a first-place finish at a CISL race on Wednesday at Mount Southington. The Bruins finished 1-1 in team competition.
William Kallman was third and Ian Murray finished fifth for the Bruins in the race, which included 129 skiers.
Riera finished with a time of 42.35 seconds over two runs. Murray also won the CISL race on January 9.
The Bruins’ top six skiers posted a team time of 274.34 seconds. Brunswick beat Joel Barlow (291.34) and lost to Fairfield (271.74).
GREENWICH HIGH GIRLS BASKETBALL
Junior Megan Lansiedel scored a game-high 19 points, including four 3-pointers to propel Stamford past visiting Greenwich, 34-29, in an FCIAC game held on Tuesday night.
The Black Knights entered halftime with a 14-7 lead and were ahead 23-13 after three quarters. Greenwich cut Stamford’s lead in half in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Black Knights, 16-10.
Senior guard Michelle Morganti scored a team-high 12 points with one 3-pointer for the Cardinals.
Freshman forward Kelly Martyanov recorded 13 rebounds, while freshman forward Ciara Munnelly had nine rebounds. Junior guard Jordan Moses, junior forward Julia Conforti and freshman guard Kristin Riggs had four points apiece for Greenwich.
Breana Jacobs and Dina Merone had four points each for the Black Knights. Stamford shot 7 of 15 from the foul line, while Greenwich was 8 for 18 from the free throw line.