Recent results: Beat visiting Central Catholic, 2-0; beat visiting Catholic Memorial, 6-0
Overall team record: 4-0-1 (1-0-1 Catholic Conference) as of Sept. 23
The download: The Prep blanked consecutive opponents this past week thanks to solid goaltending by junior Eoghan Daly of Marblehead, senior John Godwin of Reading and sophomore Joey Waterman of North Andover.
The center-back pairing of North Andover resident and senior quad-captain Ryan Hart, along with Danvers resident and senior quad-captain Andrew Behling (2020) dominated the Eagles’ final third. Over the two games, the offense was led by Ethan Ambrosh, a senior quad-captain from Wenham, who recorded a goal and three assists, along with senior quad-captain Gabe Najim of Peabody (two goals) and junior Zach Vlachos of Peabody (two goals). Seniors Garrison Jorge of Reading and Tucker Smith of Wenham each recorded their first goals of the season.
The week ahead: At Malden Catholic Sept. 25; at BC High on Sept. 28
Recent results: Beat Xaverian Brothers, 19-41
Overall team record: 1-0
The download: The team was led by senior captain Steven Jackson of Reading, who broke the tape in the 5K event.
"The meet was held on the challenging Bradley Palmer course, which includes a couple of significant hills and pretty rough footing over its 3.1 miles," said coach John Boyle.
Junior Noah Mooney of Georgetown took second, and was followed closely by senior Connor Hughes of Melrose, who finished third.
The week ahead: Split-squad races in Wrentham and Rhode Island. The varsity top seven will compete in the Championship Race at the Ocean State Invitational in Warwick. The JV and freshman teams will race at the Frank Kelley Invitational.
Chad Konecky is a Communication Specialist for St. John’s Prep.