Athletic News

Boys Squash Opens 2019 with Big Win

Carly Barbato – January 7, 2019

On Saturday, the boys varsity squash team returned to action after a pause in their 2018-2019 schedule for the winter break. The Big Green earned a big 5-2 win in their opening 2019 contest on the road against a talented Belmont Hill squad.

In the even match-ups, after falling in the first game #2 Merritt Wurts ’21 rallied to earn three straight victories for the 3-1 win. At the #4, Adrian Todd ’21 won his first game then went on to exchange games with his opponent and ultimately lost a close match, 2-3. #6 Charles Braff ’21 decisively defeated his opponent in three straight games for the victory.

Next up, the odd match-ups were led by #1 Chait Shah ‘19 who defeated his opponent in three straight games. Fellow classmate, #3 Teddy Durfee also earned a decisive 3-0 victory. Max Geraci ’19 valiantly prevailed, 3-2, at the #6 spot after exchanging games with his opponent. #7 Freddy Manning ’21 was outlasted by his opponent, 0-3 in closely contested games.

Results:

  1. Chait: W 3-0 (7,7,4)
  2. Merritt: W 3-1 ((6),8,4,11)
  3. Teddy: W 3-0 (8,7,8)
  4. Adrian: L 2-3 (9,(11),9,(8)(6))
  5. Max: W 3-2 (5,(4),8,(9),4)
  6. Charles: W 3-0 (7,3,8)
  7. Freddy: L 0-3 (10,8,7)

With Saturday’s victory, the Big Green improve their season record to 3-2 and will return to action this Saturday, 1/12 at the Choate Tournament.

Go Big Green!