Fall sports

Greenwich Academy soccer team starts its season with victories vs. Masters, King

Kit Harned, left and Ellie Burdick, are captains of Greenwich Academy’s soccer team, which is 2-0-1 so far this season.

Greenwich Academy’s soccer team has begun its season in stellar fashion, posting victories against Masters School and King School and dueling neighborhood foe Greenwich Country Day School to a draw.

GA started its 2022 season with an FAA game road game against Greenwich Country Day School on Sept. 10. Chloe Huh registered a goal, while Lola Tirabassi had an assist for the Gators.

Against Masters on Sept. 13, GA earned a tough 3-2 win. Tirabassi tallied Greenwich Academy’s first goal, which was set up by Winnie Welch. Tirabassi then scored off a penalty kick for GA’s second goal. Ellie Burdick capped the scoring with a goal off a Tirabassi assist.

Thursday, Greenwich Academy traveled to King in Stamford and returned home with a 4-1 triumph. Maddie Whidden scored off an assist from Burdick for the team’s first tally. Molly Moore netted a goal off a Tirabassi pass, then Winnie Welch scored, also off a Tirabassi assist.

Sofia Salazar added a goal off a Mia Wilson pass. Greenwich Academy (2-0-1) is in action today at noon against visiting Rye Country Day School.

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