ORR Track Team Members Qualify for States

•Old Rochester Boys and Girls Track – On Friday, ORR hosted their annual Freshman Sophomore Meet and had some outstanding performances by members of their team. In the mile, sophomore Mike Wyman took first and set a new meet record with a time of 4:31.1. Colin Knapton also had a good day, placing first in the 100 meter with a time of 11.3 seconds and first in the javelin throwing 148’5”.

For the girls, Paige Santos qualified for states in her two events, taking first in the hurdles with a time of 17.3 seconds, and second in High Jump clearing 5’2”. The girls 4×100 meter relay team, composed of Margaret O’Day, Sarah Pinhancos, Nicole Gifford, and Paige Santos, also did well placing third with a time of 58 seconds. Next up, the boys and girls teams face Bourne High School.

•Old Rochester Boys Tennis – The ORR boys unfortunately lost to Case High School with a final score of 3-2. Nevertheless, there were some good performances by ORR. Jake Jaskolka won both his matches 7-6 and 6-1, and Ollie Sughrue also won his matches with scores of 6-2 and 6-0. Their record now stands at 3-2 overall and 2-1 in the SCC.

•Old Rochester Softball – ORR softball most recently lost to Dighton-Rehoboth 8-1. Despite this, the game was scoreless through three innings, and ORR had some exceptional performances. Jen Galavotti pitched well and was responsible for the only run for ORR. Kayleigh Goulart had two hits for ORR, and Abby Smith also had a hit and played well at second base.

The Bulldogs next went up against Fairhaven High School, and unfortunately, Fairhaven came out on top 12-1. Abby Smith went 3-3 with two singles and a Double and scored the only run on a single by Jen Galavotti, who also had two hits.

The ORR girls were not able to bounce back after the two losses, and lost again to Case High School 12-1. Freshman Kayleigh Goulart did an exceptional job pitching, even in defeat. Sarah Marchisio had a big triple to right and then came around to score on an overthrow. Katie Holden also did a good job as catcher in the came. Next up, the Bulldogs face Wareham.

By India Krawczyk

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