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Sports HighlightsIronmen win two more
The MVRHS golf team won its sixth match of the season, Monday, at Farm Neck's 35-par course, drubbing Diman Voke, 41 to 13.
Tony Grillo and Mike Diaz won their first flight matches 5-4 and 6.5-2.5.
Albion Alley and Henry Smith won at second flight, 8-1 and 7-2.
Third flighters Josh Crowther and Greg Leonard won 6.5-2.5 and 8-1.
Grillo's 35 was the medalist round.
Last Wednesday, MV dropped Nantucket at Miacomet GC 31.5 to 22.5. Grillo, Smith, Luke Pisano and Tad Gold won their matches and Grillo had the one under par medalist round of 35.
The MV record improved to 6-4.
Speaking of golf - Chris Menne of Edgartown, now a senior at UMass Lowell, finished the Dowling Invitational at the Long Island National GC tied for second.
This & that
Like the Marines, MV Youth Lacrosse is looking for a few good men to coach boys on teams from K through 8.
Interested men who have never played the game will be trained. To learn more or to volunteer, call John Stabile at 508-627-1005 or e-mail him at email@example.com.
The boys high school ice hockey team's Booster Club will sponsor a golf tournament at Mink Meadows, Sunday, Oct. 15. The shotgun start of the 18-hole scramble will be at 1 pm. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served at the "turn." Registration fee is $60 per player. Call 696-0178 and leave your name and telephone number and the names (if any) of your playing partners..... Ray Tattersall and the Youth Flag Football League with kids in 2nd and 3rd grades in one division, 4-6th in another division, are looking for referees. Ray says "very little football experience is needed." Call Ray at 693-6737.... After two weeks of interscholastic track and field meets, the West Tisbury girls are unbeaten, having topped Tisbury and Edgartown. Also unbeaten are the Tisbury boys, with wins over West Tisbury and Oak Bluffs. Edgartown's boys are winless losing to O.B. and to West Tisbury. The Edgartown girls are 1-1, topping O.B. and losing to W.T. Oak Bluffs boys and girls have yet to win a dual meet.
The final quadrilateral meet will be held at the high school track on Thursday, Oct. 5.
Hilary Dreyer led the MVRHS girls cross-country team in a sweep of Fairhaven on the 5K Island course that winds through the state forest, Tuesday, making the run in 21:24. The Islanders not only produced the first five runners to complete the course: Dreyer, (2) Sarah Flanders, (3) Elizabeth Reid, (4) Kim Carlomagno and (5) Emily Sobel, the first ten finishers were all Islanders: (6) Julia Sadowski, (7) Eliza Gowell, (8) Laura Jernegan, (9) Alexis Moreis, and (10) Dominique Penicaud.
It was a much more iffy thing for the boys team. After Fairhaven's Mitchell and Donte came in first and second at 18:27 and 18:31, MV's Lucas Emin (18:32) and Evan Kendall (18:49) were third and fourth at 18:32 and 18:49. Then came another Fairhaven harrier, Dawicki, and things looked bleak for the Vineyard.
But the next six runners all wore purple and white: Forest Harcourt, Max Conley, Alan Wiley, Ben Williams, Robert Osmers, Connor Rasmussen and Fairhaven had to settle for 12th and 13th. Thus the Island boys team pulled off a 28-31 win.
Originally scheduled as a three-way meet, Southeastern pulled out at the last minute leaving only Fairhaven to face the Vineyarders.