Baylie Scheibert and Cheyenne Wright made some fantastic digs during the match. Sarah Hicks and Whitney Leyland hustled all over the floor as the setters and came up with seven and five assists, respectively.
Brenna Thibodeau, Evan Duval, and Carly McDonough were all great forces at the net for the Astros.
The JV Lady Astros fell to cross-town rivals the Londonderry Lancers Saturday. The Astros were defeated in a hard-fought battle.
Londonderry won by scores of 25-14, 25-12 and 9-15.
Long Red Line is fourth
Pinkerton’s Long Red Line placed fourth among the top teams from all over New England. They dominated the New Hampshire teams.
Running amazing times were Phil Parent in eighth with a 16:10, Tom Hanlon 30th with a 16:48, Owen Clark 33rd with a 16:54, Connor Kwiecien 17:01, Nick Sevilla 17:02, Nick Pietrocarlo 17:08, and Austin Smith 17:09.
Top five teams were: 1. Darien, Conn.; 2. Bishop Hendricken, R.I.; 3. South Burlington, Vt.; 4. Pinkerton Academy; 5. Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
Pinkerton is runner-up
In the JV race, Joe Poggi was Pinkerton’s top finisher in fifth place with a 17:26.
Other terrific performances would include Nate Rees, Sam Lanternier, Matt Robinson, Ryan Lynch, and Nick White, and Ryan Walsh.
The JV team was runner-up out of 40 teams.
It’s third for Pinkerton
In the freshman race, the Astros placed third. Leading the way were Calvin Graves and Jon L’Abbe placing in the top 10 out of 200 runners.
Trailblazers make their mark
The varsity Trailblazers competed in the Elite Race and had some very big performances.
Individually, Morgan Sansing run an outstanding race, finishing fifth overall with a time of 19:15. That time makes her the fastest Division I girl of the day. In addition, she ran the fastest time by a Pinkerton sophomore ever on the course and was only 4 seconds off the best performance by a Pinkerton cross-country runner ever on Derryfield, Ashley Morganstern who ran a 19:11 to win the Class L Championship in 2005.