Faculty Professional Development
On Saturday the team traveled to the ancestral home of basketball, Springfield, Massachusetts, and was soundly thumped by a talented Commonwealth Academy squad, 86-29. Commonwealth, one of the top AAA teams in New England, took advantage of superior height and speed, holding Dublin to just 1-19 shooting in the first half. Jaydon Belliveau-Ryan (Peterborough, NH) '20 led all scorers with 16 points, but lacked a supporting cast offensively. Will Campbell (Milford, NH) '19 added 6 points and 7 rebounds.
Dublin Varsity boys' basketball improved to 2-0 in the River Valley Athletic League with a 57-39 victory on the road against Four Rivers on Friday night. Offensive efficiency helped propel the Wildcats, as they shot 43% from the floor. Co-captain Will Campbell (Milford, NH) '19 led the way in all categories, collecting 15 points on 7-11 shooting, 11 rebounds, and 5 assists. Jaydon Belliveau-Ryan (Peterborough, NH) '20 had 11 points to go with 9 rebounds and 5 steals; Wyatt Switzer (Marlborough, NH) '19 added 8 points; and Harrison Atlas (Houston, TX) '18 added 6.
The Dublin Girls' Varsity basketball team started the new year with a rematch against RVAL rival Stoneleigh Burnham School, hosting them at home. Dublin and Stoneleigh exchanged baskets at the beginning game, and Stoneleigh pulled ahead in the middle of the first half. The Dublin girls didn't lose their heads. they settled into their game, played strong defense, and made a few key shots. Down by 2 points in the last minutes of the first half Senior Sabrina Hayden (Marlborough, NH) made 2 free throws to tie the game and Junior Bette Imhoff (Dublin, NH) made 1 of 2 to take the lead.
The girls came out of the half and continued to build momentum, putting up a quick 8 points. From there, the team never looked back, holding Stoneleigh to only 12 second half points and finishing the game with 35-29 win.
Juniors Stella Davis (Dublin, NH) and Bette Imhoff led all scorers with 13 and 10 points respectively. Davis and Hayden combined to pull down 10 rebounds.
Snowboarding competed in a giant slalom race at Gunstock on Wednesday.
Boys team finished 5th out of 10 teams competing. Top four finishers for Dublin were: Alexander “AJ” Simpson 9th (New York, NY), Garret Autera 18th (Roswell, GA), Emil Hristache 22nd (Peterborough, NH), and Miles Morgan 27th (Hollis, NH). Joe DuPont-Roche (Peterborough, NH) had a very good first run finishing 7th but couldn't complete his second run.
Girls team finished an infentesimally second to Vermont Academy (284-283). In a trick of mathematics, Imogen VonMertens (Hancock, NH) finished 3rd in both races but missed the podium finishing 4th overall. Lucy Martin (New Canaan, CT) reversed that by finishing 8th in both races but finishing 7th overall. Alissa Muise (Blue Hill, ME) finished 9th to close out the scoring for Dublin.
In its first game back from the holiday break, Dublin Varsity boys' basketball traveled to Cambridge on Wednesday to take on Buckingham Browne & Nichols. The Wildcats struggled to hold their own in the front-court, getting outrebounded and outscored in the paint from the get-go. Down by 20 points at the half, Jaydon Belliveau-Ryan '20 jump-started a comeback, hitting three three-pointers on his way to a game-high 23 points. But BB&N answered with a 12-0 run that put the game out of reach, defeating Dublin by a final score of 67-40. Co-captains Wyatt Switzer '19 and Will Campbell '19 added 7 and 6 points respectively.
- Mya Kerwin (Hancock, NH) 10th 1:27.17
- Laura Coffin (Keene, NH) 31st 1:51.64
- Caitlin Hegarty (Durham, NH) 34th 1:57.36
- Grace Stone (Greenwich, NY) 36th 2:00.87
- Ann Ratta (East Kingston, NH) -- 18th after 1st run but got hurt and didn't take 2nd run
- Silas Howe (Amherst, NH) 13th 1:32.38
- Sean Brown (Hampton Falls, NH) 14th 1:32.49
- Reed Brencher (Killingworth, CT) 20th 1:41.36
- Henry Luettgen (Winchester, MA) 25th 1:58.04
- Will Boot (Larchmont, NY) 2:04.64