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Peter Hahn    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Captain David Belluche ’14 set up at the point and sniped the top left corner, drawing a huge roar from the crowd and widening Andover Boys Hockey’s lead to 3-1.Rowdy fans packed the Ted Harrison Rink, as the team faced off against Exeter, its rival, in the final game of the regular season last Saturday.In a previous meeting this season, Andover fell 7-1 to Exeter. Exeter boasted an impressive 21-4-3 record, while Andover’s was 15-6-4. This time, despite an early lead, Andover took a 3-3 tie...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Grabbing a crucial rebound, Co-Captain Katie Kreider ’14 sprinted down the court with the ball. Looked ahead, she connected with Kasey Hartung ’14 through a perfectly placed bounce pass. Laying the ball in, Hartung closed the 4-point gap with two minutes remaining in the game. Tied at 51-51, the play between Andover Girls Basketball’s Co-Captains forced Wednesday’s playoff game against NMH into overtime. Andover, however, could not close the deal, and NMH won 55-51. Even though Andover...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, February 27, 2014
With time running down in the game, Brandon Michel ’14 elevated for a desparate 3-pointer to send the game into overtime. As the buzzer sounded, Michel’s shot bounced off the rim, sealing Andover Boys Basketball’s 53-50 playoff loss against Hotchkiss in the first round of the NEPSAC Class A Tournament. Andover started off in an offensive rut. The team put up only 19 first-half points and fell into a 12-point hole by halftime. “We just came out with no energy. Everyone was tired because we had...
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Staff Report    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Andover Girls Squash has brought home a national championship and a resounding 6-1 victory against Exeter this season, as well as a 14-4 record that catapulted it into the top teams in the league. As an individual sport, the unity of the team as a whole is due in large part to Co-Captains Adèle Bernhard ’14 and Madeleine Mayhew ’15. With seven years of Varsity experience between the two of them, including four combined years as Captains, the two have made an enormous impact on their team....
Staff Report    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Andover Boys and Girls Swimming traveled to Germantown Academy to compete in the 2014 Easterns Swimming and Diving Championships last week. The teams broke a combined 14 records in the two-day competition.COURTESY OF PAUL MURPHYCOURTESY OF PAUL MURPHYAndover Boys and Girls Swimming celebrateafter their fourth and sixth place respectivefinishes at the Easterns Championships in Pennsylvania. Easterns RecordsBoys: 100-Yard Backstroke: Tim Wynter ’14 with 49.08. Broke 17-year-old record set in...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Co-Captain Tim Wynter ’14 coasted to the wall in 49.08 seconds to break a 17-year-old 49.14-second pool record in the 100-Yard Backstroke. The fastest backstroker in 114 years of Eastern Interscholastic Championships history, Wynter currently holds the New England record of 49.06 seconds as well. “Breaking the meet record felt great. It was a good race for me, but I still want to improve on it this coming weekend at New Englands. I think that I can swim faster,” said Wynter. This was one...
Andreas Tonckens    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Danielle Liu ’14, Katherine Sweetser ’16, Kait Simpson ’14 and Amy Zhao ’14 captured first place and the New England record in the 400-Yard Medley Relay with a time of 3:29.64, shattering the previous record by 1.85 seconds. The team posted three new school records and another New England record. The 400-Yard Relay record, however, was short-lived. As the Andover swimmers jumped back into the pool to celebrate, the judges convened. Shortly after, the verdict came out: Andover’s 400-Yard...
Cam Kerry    Thursday, February 27, 2014
In a power play late into the third period, Caroline Garrity ’15 picked up a lost puck and slapped it into the net, giving Garrity her second goal of the game and Andover Girls Hockey a 3-0 lead against Exeter. At home in front of a massive crowd, Andover toppled Exeter in an emotional 4-0 shutout, avenging a tie earlier this season. “Ending the season with such a big win was absolutely perfect. I can’t imagine a better way to finish out what has been a really incredible season for us...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, February 27, 2014
With four seconds on the clock, Co-Captain Katie Kreider ’14 shut out distractions from the crowd to sink two free throws, sealing Andover Girls Basketball’s 38-34 win over Exeter. “I’ll never forget looking up at the scoreboard when the buzzer went off and seeing what we accomplished. The W was all due to our discipline on defense, our underdog mentality and our extreme resilience,” said Co-Captain Kasey Hartung ’14. The win this Saturday avenged Andover’s 53-49 loss to Exeter earlier...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, February 27, 2014
With Andover Boys Basketball trailing 53-52 against Exeter and less than 15 seconds left in the game, Sam Glazer ’15 crossed over his defender and drove to the hoop. Both Andover and Exeter fans collectively held their breath as Glazer elevated for his shot. Glazer was fouled midair, but was somehow still able to contort his body and bank in a tough inside shot. “There wasn’t much going through my head before the shot, to be honest. But after the shot went in, I felt absolute euphoria,”...
Sam Zager    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Moving around the court with ease and hitting her shots with poise and precision, Co-Captain Adèle Bernhard ’14 won the last match of her Andover squash career with a low crosscourt rail. Over the weekend, Andover Girls Squash finished out its season with a seventh place finish out of 16 top New England teams at the annual Interscholastics tournament at Groton. Co-Captain Madeleine Mayhew ’15 opened up with a five-game victory over her Groton opponent. After dominating the first game 11...

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