Week of April 24-30, 2017

SOFTBALL


St. Luke’s Varsity Softball traveled to Hamden Hall on Monday 4/21. Courtney Newman ‘18 was once again an RBI machine as she batted in four runs that helped the Storm get the 11-2 victory. Newman drove in runs on a single in the third, a single in the fourth, and a double in the seventh.
Hamden Hall captured the lead in the second inning, but the Storm battled back taking the lead for good with two runs in the third inning off  Newman's single that drove in a run.
St Luke’s scored four runs in the fourth inning on a double by Maddy Sead ‘18, a walk , and a single by Newman
Riley Page ‘19 earned the win for the visitors pitching seven innings, allowing two runs, seven hits, and striking out 11.
The team has three huge games this week.  Monday, 5/1 4:30 vs rivals King, a rescheduled game against The Canterbury School on Tuesday 5/2 and Friday 5/5 at 4:00 vs Hopkins.


BASEBALL

St. Luke’s Varsity Baseball defeated Brunswick School 11-5 on Thursday 4/27, breaking the Bruins 35-game winning streak in FAA conference play dating back to 2014.
What started out as a dreary day for our away game against Brunswick turned out to be the perfect “Storm” for our Varsity Baseball team.
St. Luke’s came on strong early in the game with a single by Colin Meany’17 in the first inning, a single by Andrew Correia‘17in the second inning, and a stolen base in the second inning.
The Bruins evened things up at one in the bottom of the first inning. An error scored one run for Brunswick School.
Then St. Luke’s took the lead for good with two runs in the second inning with Andrew Correia,’17hitting another single off Brunswick pitcher, Michael Beninati, driving in one run and a runner stole home.
St. Luke’s Storm continued to score six runs in the sixth inning. St. Luke’s scored on a single by Juan Velez ‘17, a single by Oz Jensen‘19, a single by Nolan O’Brien, a single by Ryan Higgins’21 and another single by Andrew Correia. Brunswick School scored four runs in the sixth inning thanks to an error and a double.
Nolan O’Brien,’19 earned the win for St. Luke’s Storm baseball. He pitched a complete game 7 innings, surrendering only five hits, and striking out two.
St. Luke’s had 17 hits total in the game. O’Brien, Ryan Neafsey, Correia, Meany, Velez, and Higgins each collected multiple hits for St.Luke’s.
Correia, Neafsey and O’Brien all had three hits to lead St.Luke’s Varsity Baseball. It was an exciting day for St. Luke’s baseball.
Other scheduled games were rained out.
Next up, Senior Day vs Rye Country Day ON TUESDAY 5/2at 5pm.
Go Storm!!!


BOYS TENNIS

Boys Varsity Tennis enjoyed a great week on the courts defeating The King School on Wednesday 4/26 4-3. All three doubles teams won their matches plus the #4 singles. The Storm continued their fine form on Saturday 4/29 at The Gunnery School with another 4-3 win.
Next up for BVT is a home game on Monday 5/1 vs Hopkins followed by another home contest on Wednesday 5/3 against Millbrook.
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