Track and field meets
The MVFHS boys and girls track teams tackled Carver and Tri County at Carver, Monday. Tri County was "no contest" losing to the Vineyard girls, 121-14 and to the boys, 134-2.
Carver, on the other hand, gave the Islanders all they could handle and more, defeating the M.V. girls, 77-59 and the boys, 75-61.
Alice Hopkins had a double win in the shot put with a 31' 1.5" heave and the discus, sailing the dish 86' 8".
Kate Nevin won the high jump, clearing the bar at 4' 10".
Other pointers in the field events were Alexia Schroeder, second in the triple jump, 31' 1.5", Morgan Ibarrondo, third in the long jump at 13' 10", and Cassaundra Gaines, third in the javelin at 77' 2".
At the conclusion of the field events Carver enjoyed a 36-18 point lead.
Allison Flanders was first to reach the tape in the two mile, taking 12 minutes, 52 seconds to reach the finish line.
Hilary Dreyer and Katelyn Mahoney took first and third at 800 meters.
Morgan Ibarrondo and Melissa McCormick earned first and third points in the high hurdles. Morgan's winning time was 18.4.
Ibarrondo also was second in the 300-meter hurdles, less than a second behind the Carver winner. Ashley Rebello was second in the 100-meter dash. Rebekah Nivala was second in the 400 and Diana Nash third in the 200.
Allison Flanders and Nica Sylvia took second and third in the mile.
The Islanders won both of the relays. Alexia Schroeder, Ashley Rebello, Nina Butler, and Ashley Medeiros completed the 4x100 in 55.5 seconds.
Rebekah Nivala, Katelyn Mahoney, Kim Carlomagno, and Hilary Dreyer won the mile relay in 4:48.
Carver swept the field events, taking first in the shot, discus, javelin, and the high, long, and triple jumps.
The Vineyard picked up points at place and show.
James Bishop and Garrett Rice were second and third in the shot put; Ry Yennie and Ryan Gorman did as well in the discus.
Adam Herman and Spencer Hughes were 2-3 in the javelin and E. J. Sylvia was third in the high jump.
Connor Rasmussen and Josh Jackson were place and show at the triple jump and Jackson was also third in the long jump.
Carver outscored the Vineyard in the field events, 36-18.
The Islanders did better in the running events, winning six of the eight individual races.
Jackson Parker won the two mile at 11:07 and Mason Fischer took third.
Josh Jackson led all to the tape in the 300 hurdles at 47.2. Augustus Paquet-Whall was third.
Paquet-Whall led a Vineyard sweep of the high hurdles in 19.7. Jason Mello and David Flanders were second and third.
Ry Yennie reached the tape first in the 400 at 58.0 and Jackson Parker won the mile in 5:09. Casey Decker was third.
Other pointers were David Amabile, second in the dash, and Colin Kelley and Logan Russell 2-3 in the half mile.
Carver won the 100, 200, 800 and both relays.
The State relays
Thirty-six schools participated in the state relays competition at Bishop Feehan, Saturday.
The Vineyard's best finish was in the long jump relay where Connor Rasmussen, David Amabile, and Josh Jackson combined for 53' 11.5" good enough for 6th place in the event.
Other top-ten finishers were: high jump - E.J. Sylvia, David Amabile, Josh Jackson, 10th with a combined total of 15' 9".
Discus - Jim Bishop, Garrett Rice, Ry Yennie 9th at 314' 4".
Distance Medley - Mason Fischer, Colin Kelley, Logan Russell, Jackson Parker, 10th.
Sprint Medley - Ry Yennie, Casey Decker, Thomas Knowles, Jackson Parker, 9th.
The girls discus relay of Alice Hopkins, Emma Lee Iversen, and Rebekah Nivala finished 8th at 229' 2".
Weather-permitting, Sacred Heart visits today for dual meets. The Sacred Heart teams are the perennial threats to the Vineyard's Mayflower League championship aspirations.
Vineyard and Bishop Stang sailors jockey for position at the start of the first race. Photos by Ralph Stewart
Bishop Stang and Xavier scuttled
The MVRHS co-ed sailing team soundly defeated Bishop Stang of North Dartmouth and Xavier of Middletown, Conn., Saturday. The Vineyard sailors swept the regatta, beating both teams 3-0.
High scoring Edison Parzanese returned to the line up Monday after missing the Nauset game with a hamstring.
The MVRHS boys lacrosse team rang up its eighth win of the season against one loss, dropping Bishop Stang at North Dartmouth, Monday, 14-5. The prelates could not find a way to stop Edison Parzanese who scored seven times. Tim Scott contributed three goals and assisted twice. Duncan Meyst, Cesar Ferrini, Taylor Pierce, and Ben Rossi also scored.
The Islanders led at the break, 8-0.
Friday, the Vineyard squeezed by Nauset on the Cape, 6-3. Both Riley Dobel and Michael O'Donoghue scored twice. Pierce and Scott also scored.
Girls at New Bedford
Katherine Clark (3) and Alaina Aristide (3) accounted for half of the Vineyard's dozen points, Monday, in the Islanders 12-4 shellacking of New Bedford, here. Tiffany Smalley cashed an interception.
Zoë Fisher stopped eight shots on goal.
Last Friday the Islanders trounced Nauset at No. Eastham, 12-4, paced by Katie Campbell's three goals, four assists, and Taylor MacDonald's two goals, three assists.
Coach Dripps's squad is 5-2.
Caetlyn Hutchinson plays 1st singles.
The winless MVRHS girls tennis team (0-6) gamely took on a Cape Cod perennial powerhouse, Barnstable (9-0) Friday, and lost all five matches.
Shown here are the Vineyard's singles players: Caetlyn Hutchinson, and Laura Kimball.
Monday's challenging match with Chatham (5-1) was rained out.