Friday, May 10, Boston College High School 7, Fenn School 4
Fenn’s lacrosse team couldn’t keep up with Boston College High School on Friday, May 10, dropping a tough 7-4 decision at home. The loss was Fenn’s second straight by that identical 7-4 score. Despite the loss, coach Matt Ward remarked that eighth grade captain and midfielder Ben Cook has played really well the past few games.
Wednesday, May 15, St. John’s Prep 15, Fenn School 14
On Wednesday, May 15, Fenn lost a heartbreaker to St. John’s Prep in front of the home crowd. This one went into overtime before Fenn surrendered the game-winning goal in the 15-14 loss. Coach Matt Ward reported that captain Ben Cook and attack man Teddy Stiga played well offensively. On defense, Luke Swaim was solid and made a number of great clearing plays.
Saturday, May 18, Fenn School hosts Fenn Lacrosse Tournament
Wednesday, May 22, Fenn School hosts Fay School in season finale
Wednesday, May 15, Fenn School 7, Fay School 8
What a way to lose a ball game! Fenn pounded out 11 hits and pushed seven runs across the plate through four innings in Southborough on Wednesday, May 15, but it wasn’t enough for a win. The boys in blue-and-gold gave up a pair of second inning runs, then let the flood gates open by allowing Fay School six runs in the fifth. Fenn was edged by Fay, 8-7. Todd McKeown had two hits and one RBI, while Sam Dean and Jack Doherty also each recorded two hits.
Saturday, May 18, Varsity Baseball hosts the Fenn School Baseball Tournament
Wednesday, May 22, Fenn School hosts Rivers School in season finale
JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL
Monday, May 13, Hillside School 2, Fenn School 6
Fenn’s JV baseball team beat Hillside School, 6-2, on Monday, May 13. Daniel Haines pitched three strong innings for Fenn. The entire team was involved in the offense, but Ben Doty was a standout with solid, timely hitting. Additionally, Josh Weig made two outstanding plays from behind the plate to steal the defensive spotlight.
Thursday, May 16, Fenn School hosts St. John’s Prep
Friday, May 17, Fenn School at Fessenden School
Monday, May 20, Fenn School hosts Landmark School
Wednesday, May 22:
Fenn School at Shore Country Day School in season finale
Fenn School at Dexter School in season finale
Friday, May 10, St. Sebastian’s Country Day School 2, Fenn School 4
Varsity tennis played impressive tennis in the drizzle on Friday, May 10 and emerged with a 4-2 victory. Tucker Winstanley used a counter-punching style to take down a much bigger and stronger opponent. Nate Blunt and Johnny Drapeau continued their winning tennis at #3 and #4 Singles, and Matthew Nicholas and Tim Hibben, playing together for the first time, swept to a 6-0 victory.
Wednesday, May 15, Fay School 6, Fenn School 0
Varsity tennis was riding a three-match winning streak on Wednesday, May 15, as the team headed into its match against Fay School. Despite the home-crowd advantage, Fenn was swept by the strong Fay squad. Highlights included the strong play of Nate Blunt and Tucker Winstanley, both of whom battled to close-fought losses. Johnny Drapeau also battled gamely against a hard-hitting, mobile six-footer at #3 Singles and demonstrated savvy shot selection in his doubles set.
Friday, May 17, Fenn School hosts Roxbury Latin
Saturday, May 18, Fenn School at the Fessenden Tennis Tournament
Monday, May 20, Fenn School hosts Hillside School
Wednesday, May 22, Fenn School at Belmont Hill School in season finale
JUNIOR VARSITY TENNIS
Wednesday, May 8, Rivers School 6, Fenn School 1
Wrapping up seven sets of tennis on four courts in less than an hour indicates just one possible outcome — one team thumped the other. Rivers School administered the thumping on Wednesday, May 8, blitzing Fenn’s JV team, 6-1, at Maynard High School. In all but one of the match-ups, the victor conceded, at most, two games, and both squads were re-boarding their buses by 4:30. The match was contested with a friendly tone, as the Redwings won their sets sportingly, lost once graciously, and shook hands with genuine smiles at the net whenever their scores reached six.
Captain Theo Randall and Ben Ma salvaged the lone point for the blue-and-gold with a brisk 6-0 set at #1 Doubles. Randall nearly earned a second win in his solid set at #1 Singles, building a 4-3 lead before dropping the final three games to the Redwings’ top player.
Wednesday, May 15, Fenn School 4, Fay School 4
Fenn JV tennis emerged with a 4-4 tie against the Fay School on Wednesday, May 15. Theo Randall, Ben Ma and Maxie Murphy each swept their singles matches, but the highlight was the #4 doubles match. Down 0-5, Malcolm Clark and Brian Fortin rallied to draw even at 6-6. Again they trailed in the tiebreaker before coming back to 6-6. Clark and Fortin eventually lost 10-8, but they played their best tennis of the year.
Thursday, May 16, Fenn School hosts Fessenden School in season finale
TRACK & FIELD
Wednesday, May 8, Fenn School at St. John’s Prep
Fenn’s track team was one of six schools competing in a large meet at St. John’s Prep on Wednesday, May 8. Other participating schools, besides the hosts, included Boston College High School, Belmont High School, Xaverian Brothers High School, and Covenant Christian Academy. Fenn placed 4th overall at the end of the day, ahead of BC High and Covenant Christian Academy. Edoardo Takacs won the 100, while Aidan O’Connell placed in the 400, Harry Bertos placed in the 800, and Peter Favero placed in the mile. Fru Nkimbeng and Lukas Zhang placed in the hurdles, Colby Bloch placed in the turbo javelin, and McCliff Metellus placed in the shot put.
Friday, May 10, Fenn School hosted the Learning Center, Shore Country Day School, and Boston College High
Fenn beat BC High and The Learning Center on Friday, May 10, but lost to Shore Country Day School. Highlights included Aidan O’Connell’s second place finish in the high jump with a leap of 4’ 10”. O’Connell also was second in the 400. Rain Yang came in second in the long jump at 15’ 10”. Peter Favero took 2nd in the mile, while Edoardo Takacs won the 100 and the 200. Owen O’Malley placed in the 800, setting a personal record.
Monday, May 13, Fenn School defeated the Learning Center, Carroll School
On Monday, May 13, Fenn defeated the Learning Center and Carroll School. Key places were Colby Bloch in the turbo javelin, McCliff Metellus in the shot put, Peter Favero in the mile, Harry Bertos in the 800, and Aidan O’Connell in the 400
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Fenn School at Landmark School (Gordon College)
(Official results not released as of deadline for this report)
Saturday, May 18, Fenn School at Hillside Jamboree
Wednesday, May 22, Fenn Relays with participants Fay School, Fessenden School, Hillside School, Pike School, and Boston College High School in season finale