Algonquin Sports Roundup: Soccer Dominates, Football Loses Third Straight

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The Algonquin boys' varsity soccer team had two shutouts this week.
The Algonquin boys' varsity soccer team had two shutouts this week. Photo Credit: Bonnie Fricchione

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. — Here's a recap of the varsity games from last week that you might have missed:

Football (1–3): The Tomahawks lost their third straight game against St. Peter-Marian, 19–6, on Friday. Guardians quarterback Jaylen Evans-Ashton threw three successful touchdown passes in three quarters. Meanwhile, Algonquin’s Stephen Roy scored the team’s only touchdown on a 2-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Soccer (Boys: 5–0–2; Girls: 7–0–1): The boys shut out North Middlesex, 5–0, on Thursday. Liam Donovan, Tyler Morin, Troy Tanzer, Connor Duffy and Nick Steranzella all scored for the Tomahawks. They then shut out Shrewsbury on Saturday, 5–0. Scott Carpinella, Connor Henry, Dan Keller, Tyler Morin and Troy Tanzer scored. Meanwhile, the girls won all three of their games this week. They beat Hudson on Tuesday, 3–0. Amanda Murphy, Carly Demelio and Lucy Leblond scored for Algonquin. The girls also beat North Middlesex, 3–0, on Thursday and Shrewsbury, 3–1, on Saturday.

Field Hockey (3–3–1): Despite Taylor O’Connell’s first-half goal that put the Tomahawks ahead, Groton-Dunstable ended up tying Tuesday’s game, 1–1.

Girls’ Volleyball (6–2): The volleyball team picked up two wins this week. They beat Nashoba on Monday, 3–0, and Fitchburg on Friday, 3–0.

Cross Country (Boys: 3–1; Girls: 3–1): Both boys and girls beat North Middlesex on Tuesday. The boys won, 34–25. Greg Palken finished second with a time of 16:32 and Adam Gilfix finished third with a time of 17:48. The girls won, 38–23. Kyra Shreeve finished second with a time of 20:52 and Megan Walsh finished third with a time of 20:55.

Golf (6–3): It was a rough week for the golf team, which only won the second of three games this week. Algonquin lost to Groton-Dunstable on Monday, 31–23, even though Tomahawks’ Tyler Hatton and Mike Nicolo were co-medalists. The team beat Marlborough on Tuesday, 213–207. They lost to North Middlesex on Thursday in a close match, 204–201.

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