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Brunswick swimming, wrestling, hockey victorious

January 11, 2019

Brunswick School ran its record to 5-0, swimming past host Hackley School, 87-60, in a meet held on Wednesday.

The Bruins won 10 of 11 events en route to registering their latest win.

The meet began with Brunswick winning the 200-yard medley relay in 1:38.14. In the 200-yard freestyle, Christian Farricker posted a winning time of 1:44.68. Teammate Nicolas Apostolides took third in 1:51.41.

The 200 individual medley saw Cole Pierce of Brunswick touch the wall first in 2:02.22. Keegan Drew

won the 50 freestyle (22.52), while Bruins teammate

Marcus Hodgson placed first in the 100 butterfly (53.07).

Michael O’Malley gave Brunswick a first-place finish in the 100 freestyle (50.73). Apostolides was the runner-up in the event (51.55). In the 500 freestyle, Farricker touched the wall first in 4:49.52.

Lucas Hodgson took first in the 100 backstroke for Brunswick in 54.77, while teammate Max Meissner was second in 55.22. Alexander Hazlett was the 100 breaststroke winner for the Bruins. The meet concluded with the Bruins’ 400 freestyle relay team of Marcus Hodgson, Drew, Apostolides and Hazlett registering a winning time of 3:22.20.

BRUNSWICK WRESTLING

The Bruins continued their standout season, upending Suffield Academy in a meet held at Trinity-Pawling School on Wednesday.

Will Donovan won his 132-pound match for Brunswick, defeating Connor Smith by technical fall, 17-2. Luca Errico of Brunswick pinned Jack Kent in the 138-pound match in 1:22.

Nadjingar Ngbokoli (152) of Brunswick won by pinfall against David Towers in 1:31, while the Bruins’ Clayton Ostrover pinned Luca Pirondini in 49 seconds.

Timothy Saunders of Brunswick won his 192-pound match by injury timeout and teammates William MacGillivray (106), Luke Schlank (120) and Harry Fett (160) each won their matches by forfeit.

BRUNSWICK HOCKEY

The Bruins earned a road win at Millbrook School on Wednesday, topping the Mustangs 4-2. Charles Shaffer’s second hat trick of the season powered Brunswick. Brunswick (6-6-4) is back in action against visiting Hoosac School on Saturday.

Shaffer opened the scoring just under four minutes into the first period, finishing a Ryan St. Louis pass to give Brunswick a 1-0 lead. The hosts tied the game with a goal just past the midway point of the first period.

In the second period, St. Louis set up another Shaffer goal with 7:17 remaining.

The duo struck again nearly three minutes later with Shaffer setting up St. Louis for a goal, giving the Bruins a 3-1 advantage.

After Millbrook made it a one-goal game in the opening minute of the third period, Shaffer, who currently leads the team in scoring (12 goals, 14 assists), completed his hat trick.

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