On Saturday, the girls water polo team traveled to Greenwich, CT to compete in the girls water polo “Liquid Four” New England Championship Tournament. With Wednesday’s win, 7-5, over Andover in the play-in match, the team qualified for the championship tournament. In the semifinals, the Big Green fell to defending New England champions, Greenwich Academy, 5-15. The team rebounded in the consolation final to defeat Williston 9-5, and earn the title of third best team in New England for the 2018 season!
Against the Wildcats, the Big Green scored in every quarter and recorded a game-high four goals in the third quarter en route to their consolation final victory. Nikita Pelletier ’20 and Maddie Clough ’20 led the way for the Big Green offense – Nikita netted four goals and Maddie recorded three goals. Morgan Clough ’20 and Monet Meyer ’19 each scored a goal a piece. In goal, Sydney Bluestein ’21 made ten saves and shut out Williston in the fourth quarter to help secure the win for the Big Green.
Consolation Final – 3rd Place
DA: Pelletier, 4; Clough, Maddie, 3; Clough, Morgan, 1; Meyer, 1
WNH: Coscia, 4; Weed, 1
Bluestein (DA) 10 Fulcher-Melendy (WNH) 14
This season, the Big Green posted an overall 12-5-0 record.