Boys Varsity Squash traveled to New Haven on Monday, February 12 to face a heavily favored Hopkins side. The Storm were shut out 7-0 but showed late-season grit that will serve them well in the busy final week of the 2017-18 campaign. Dennis Polyakov ‘18 battled back from a 2-0 deficit to force a 5th game and saved 7 match balls before ultimately falling just short in a marathon match at the number 1 spot.
This week sees the Storm on the road Tuesday, February 20 against Greens Farms Academy with a chance to knock off their higher ranked league rivals. They then host Canterbury School on Wednesday, February 21 for Senior Day to celebrate 4 graduating members of the starting lineup: Ajit Akole (c), Logan Diliberto (c), Polyakov, and Ian Thomas. To complete their season, the team will head to Providence, RI Friday through Sunday for the New England Interscholastic Squash Association Championships.
Boys Varsity Basketball
After decisive wins against Rye Country Day School and Masters NY this week, the boy's varsity basketball team is well-poised to enter the postseason earning a first-round bye in the FAA.
Girls Varsity Basketball
On Monday, February 12 the GVBB team had its biggest challenge of the season as they took on a highly talented Putnam Science Academy. The opening minutes were fast and furious as PSA stunned the Storm with speed and stifling defense. Luke's struggled to protect the ball and maintain an offensive rhythm. By halftime, PSA had taken a commanding 39-29 lead. The Storm settled in and battled back in the second half. Luke's adjusted to PSA, who dictated the tempo throughout the game. Powerhouse Sydney Cummings got going under the boards and Janelle Johnson started hitting shots. Ultimately, the Storm would fall to PSA in a hard-fought battle 71-54. Maya Klein (13), Janelle Johnson (12), McKenna Frank (11).
On Thursday, February 15 GVBB traveled to King to play their FAA rivals in the last regular season of the year. Notable performances came from Sarah Lau '24 and Adian Panian '23 who had been pulled up from the JV squad. The future certainly looks bright for this Varsity team! Final score was 64-43. McKenna Frank (16), Janelle Johnson (11), Maya Klein (10).
The Storm girls finish with an impressive 23-3 overall record and were 9-0 in the FAA's.
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