Day 1 of Spring ISSTs round-up below:
Varsity golf finish the first day of ISSTs in second place. Competing at TASIS, the team accumulated 201 points, four points behind the leaders, St. John’s. Led by Chris Fletcher (’18) in second place, all six golfers secured top 10 scores for the day. The team will look to leapfrog St. John’s tomorrow in order to retain their title for a third consecutive year.
The day started with some drama for varsity boys baseball, just barely sliding by with a 3-2 win against TASIS. Despite a shaky start, the team was able to return to their dominant form in their second match against Cobham as they team went on to win 11-0. In their quest for a second championship in as many years, the team faces International School of Brussels tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. GMT and Frankfurt International School at 1:00 p.m.
Varsity Softball lost their first game of the tournament 10-7 in a high-scoring affair against TASIS. However, the team recovered in their second game, defeating ACS Cobham 23-5. Overall, the team scored 30 runs in the day. Tomorrow they play Frankfurt International School (FIS), before their first elimination game.
Despite suffering three losses in the morning, the varsity tennis team totalled 14 wins on the first day across all events. Nils Skattum (’17), and Talia Vasaturo-Kolodner (’19) remain undefeated for varsity boys and girls singles, respectively. Additionally, both mixed doubles teams, Oliver Wilson (’17) and Maia Vasaturo-Kolodner (’17) and Libby Reagan (’19) and Sam Holzman (’19) finish the day without a loss. The boys doubles pair of Nick LeMaire (’17) and Harry deBoer (’17) have also yet to concede a game in the tournament. Action continues tomorrow with the team searching for consecutive championships.
In their attempt to repeat as champions, the track team secured seven medals after the first day of events. Ryan Nealis (’17) won gold for varsity boys track in the 1500m and Anna Costello (’19) won gold for varsity girls shot put. The varsity boys squad also earned a bronze medal. JV girls and boys finished with two medals, respectively. Tomorrow varsity track will continue competing throughout the day in various events.