HHS sports roundup: Soccer, cross country end seasons with wins

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Owen Schnur
Hopkinton High School junior Owen Schnur controls the ball during Sunday’s 3-1 victory over Bellingham. PHOTO/JOHN CARDILLO

Hopkinton High School’s boys and girls soccer and cross country teams ended their seasons this weekend vs. Bellingham, with each team winning its finale.

Boys soccer closed its campaign at 2-4-4 after a 3-1 home victory on Sunday. After falling behind six minutes into the action on a penalty kick, the Hillers tied the game in the 48th minute on a goal from sophomore Sam Vasington.

Junior Owen Schnur put HHS ahead seven minutes later, converting a cross from Peter DeMichele. Schnur added an insurance goal in the 73rd minute on a penalty kick.

On Saturday HHS dropped a 1-0 decision despite outshooting the host Blackhawks.

Girls soccer finished with an impressive 6-2-2 record after blanking Bellingham 3-0 on Sunday. Gabi Ciri, Brooke Birtwistle and Lexy Trendel scored the goals.

On Saturday the Hillers rolled to a 5-0 victory behind goals from Johanna DuPont, Ava Perlov, Alexis Viehl, Brooke Birtwistle and Kelly Teitel.

Boys cross country capped an undefeated season with a 15-48 victory at Bellingham on Saturday. Senior Nick Brown finished first, with teammates Jake Lacoche, Matt Burdulis, Wyatt Ruff and Craig Salois bunched together in the next four spots.

Girls cross country also posted a 15-48 victory at Bellingham on Saturday to finish the season at 4-1. Senior Olivia Jones won the race, with Hope DeLuca, Autumn Tumbleton, Katie Callery and Grace Joy in the next four spots. Greta Field and Lisa Levandovsky took seventh and eighth.

Field hockey, which closes its season next weekend, routed Bellingham 5-0 on Sunday. Rachael Nordling scored two goals. Alyssa Souza, Vani Sharma and Maura Souza had the others.

On Saturday the Hillers settled for a 1-1 tie. Sharma scored the HHS goal off a pass from Sophia Luce.

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