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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...
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...
Savannah Mastrangelo
    Thursday, February 27, 2014
After falling to the same St. Paul’s opponent in four games earlier this season, Jack Quamme ’16 outlasted his opponent in a five game thriller and avenged his previous losses this past Saturday at the Boys Squash Interschols. Despite Quamme’s redemption, Andover placed last among the 16 teams in group A. Although the team earned a total of 26 points, only four Andover players won matches throughout the tournament: Quamme, Co-Captain Jack Wain ’14, Rem Remmel ’14 and Justin Curtis ’15. “...
Ryan Simard    Thursday, February 27, 2014
With sweat dripping down his forehead, Co-Captain Christian Vallis ’14 capitalized on his opponent’s weakness and threw him to the mat and so secured eighth place in the 132-pound weight class at Nationals. Due to his “come-[from]-behind match,” as Vallis described it, he was named an All-American for the third time in his wrestling career and outplaced the only opponent he lost to at the New England Championships last week. “[Being named All-American is] a great accomplishment [that]...
Peter Hahn    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Assistant Captain Michael Lata ’14 walked off the wall in Taft’s zone and snapped a hard, low shot into the bottom right corner of the opposing net to complete Andover Boys Hockey’s comeback from a 0-2 deficit this past Wednesday. As the second seed in the Martin/Earl Large School Prep Hockey Playoff Tournament, Andover faced seventh seed Taft in the tournament quarterfinals. With the home ice advantage, the team found the energy to claim three consecutive goals for a 3-2 victory. Taft...
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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