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The Packet Sports Spotlight

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Originally published in The Weekly Packet, September 19, 2013
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GSA cross country runners Devlin Valle, John Hassett and Oliver Broughton

The boys finished strong, posting a second place win against nine teams at Bucksport on September 14. From left, GSA’s top three finishers Devlin Valle, John Hassett and Oliver Broughton.

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Boys Soccer: The boys scored a 6-1 win over Mount Desert Island in a September 17 home game. The victory was a team effort, with Anthony Bianco scoring two goals and Ncik Szwez, Ata Bahar, Loriman Looke and Beowulf Urban each notching one. Phillip Shaheen had three assists. They are 1-2 for the season after a 4-3 loss to Washington Academy one week earlier. Next up: Sumner at home on Sep. 19; at Bucksport on Sep. 21; DISHS at home on Sep. 23.

Girls Soccer: The girls posted their first win (5-3) of the season over Washington Academy on September 13, followed by a tie against Bucksport. Despite two overtimes, the match finished at 1-1. Next up: Three away games against Sumner on Sep. 23, Orono on Sep. 23 and DISHS on Sep. 25.

Cross-country: The boys and girls raced to a second place finish behind rival Orono at the Bucksport Invitational Meet September 14. Freshman John Hassett finished third, and Oliver Broughton crossed the line eight seconds behind him for fourth. Devlin Valle notched eighth, Tate Yoder 12th and Oliver Dillon 13th. On the girls’ side, seven runners finished in the top 25, with sophomore Hanna Gutow at fourth, and Rachel DeFosses at 10th. Next up: The Eagles host four teams on the home course on September 20.

Golf: The team hosted two teams in a home match at the Castine Golf Club and are now 7-0 for the season. They posted 189 against Calais’ 221 and Mount Desert Island’s 195. Senior C.J. Chen broke Alex Heilner’s lowest par run and was named medalist for the match. Next up: The team has two matches left before the Penobscot Valley Conference—September 18, MDI and Ellsworth and September 23 at Calais.

GSA soccer player Beowulf Urban controls the ball

Beowulf Urban stays with the ball as the Eagles host Washington Academy on September 12. Catch up on all the teams in the Packet Sports Spotlight

Photo by Franklin Brown
GSA golfer CJ Chen

Senior CJ Chen earned medalist on September 16 against Calais and MDI

Photo by Anne Berleant
GSA golfer Alex Heilner

Senior Alex Heilner is a five-time medalist this golfing season.

Photo by Anne Berleant
GSA cross country runners Devlin Valle, John Hassett and Oliver Broughton

The boys finished strong, posting a second place win against nine teams at Bucksport on September 14. From left, GSA’s top three finishers Devlin Valle, John Hassett and Oliver Broughton.

Photo by Kathy Pelletier
GSA soccer player Anthony Bianco

Senior Anthony Bianco controls the ball in a September 12 match against Washington Academy.

Photo by Franklin Brown