MVRHS sports highlights


Track and field

The Vineyarders competed Saturday at the freshman and sophomore meet at Notre Dame High School in Hingham.

Anders Nelson took second place in the javelin with a throw of 133′. Julia Neville leaped 13′ 4.5′ to place 13th in the long jump, while Nicole Pearson was 13th in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:30.24.

The Vineyarders, both girls and boys, host Bishop Stang in an Eastern Athletic Conference meet on Wednesday, April 24 at 3 pm.

Girls tennis

Martha’s Vineyard 4, Coyle Cassidy 1

The Vineyarders improved to 3-1 with an Eastern Athletic Conference win over the host Warriors on April 11.

Boys tennis

The Vineyarders (4-0) beat Coyle Cassidy of Taunton, 5-0, in an EAC match on April 10. Natty Schneider bested Dave Capella at first singles 6-2, 6-1; Kent Leonard was a 6-1, 6-2 winner over Matt Vaz at second singles; Justice Yennie clinched the match by blanking Andrew Schlagetar, 6-0, 6-0, at third singles.

Coach Ned Fennessy put in some new faces to play doubles and the Vineyarders didn’t miss a beat. Connor Downing and Sterling Meacham beat Steve Ivan and Steve Grant, 6-0, 6-1, at first doubles. In second doubles, Dunavan Belisle and Charlie Parkhurst won in straight sets over Dan Ritossi and Evan Miles, 6-3, 6-2.