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October 10, 2013

SPORTS ROUNDUP

SOCCER

Boys

Varsity

No upset against Hanover

The varsity Astros hosted Hanover Oct. 3 and couldn’t upset the Number 1 ranked team, losing, 3-1.

Andrew Dorci scored his first varsity career goal. Also playing well in the loss were Zach Bell, Tim Wood, Kyle Hicks and Tommy Martin.

Astros topple Blackbirds

The varsity Astros beat host Keene Saturday, 3-0.

Senior Zach Bell scored 2 goals and junior Matt O’Brien added a goal. Seniors Tim Wood, Tommy Martin, Arlo Wetherbee and Cody Anshewtiz played well for Pinkerton. Goalies Eric Werner and Jimmy Mansour combined for the sixth shutout of the season.

JV

Astros lose a tough one

The JV Astros made a game of it, but fell to Hanover last week, 3-1.

After the first half it was still scoreless. Ten minutes into the second, Andrew Brochu passed to Noah Davis to give the Astros the lead. But a strong Hanover squad pulled ahead and won.

Back on track

The JV Astros handed Keene an 8-1 loss Saturday.

Goals were scored by Scott Sherman(2), Julian Noj, Connor Rathburn, Ryan Firkey, Andrew Brochu, Jason Flood, Stuart Graves. Connor Rathburn and Cody Gadsby both played outstanding in the win.

Freshman

Astros beat Lancers in OT

The freshmen Astros beat Londonderry in overtime, 3–2.

Londonderry led at halftime, 2-1. Pinkerton tied it up in regulation, then won in overtime.

Pinkerton goals were scored by Eric Reardon, Cobi Moore (penalty kick), and in the overtime Bennett Meagher scored off a Cobi Moore assist.

Londonderry shuts out Astros

On Oct. 4, Pinkerton hosted Londonderry and fell, 3-0.

The Astros could not capitalize on ample scoring opportunities. Eric Reardon stood out for his consistent solid play on the right side.

Girls

Varsity

Pinkerton falls to Exeter

In a battle of the unbeatens, the Lady Astros fell to Exeter. 3-1, on Oct. 3.

Katyann Grochmal scored Pinkerton’s lone goal off a feed from Aeriela Thornton right after halftime to tie the game at 1-1. The Lady Astros had a few golden opportunities to take the lead in the 10 minutes that followed, but failed to cash in. Exeter scored the go-ahead goal with 20 minutes left.

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