Girls Squash Team 1 Wins the Poly Prep Invitational

A Suspenseful Match!

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Team 1 Brings Home a Win!

 The Girls Squash Team 1 won the Poly Prep Invitational on Saturday Decmeber 3rd, defeating Pingry in the final 4-3. Senior Caroline Neave, nationally ranked #3, won the tournament clinching match. Senior Isabel Abt, and Sophomores Beatrice Flynn, and Katherine Langer also brought home a win in their final matches. In the quarters and semis Rye swept both Brearley Prep and Conestoga HS 7-0.

Caroline Baldwin, who had taken the SAT that morning came to the match as well. Coach Campbell said, “When Caroline raced down to Brooklyn from the SATs it gave the team a lift.”

Poly Prep Invitation poster, including all teams playing in the tournament

Junior Kina Kacha said, “It was great to start the season this way. Even though I lost my match in the final I know that I played my best and everyone on the team played so well and so hard. We got along so well and grew closer. Between matches we had fun sitting together and talking about how we were going to play.”

Coach Campbell said, “It was really exciting for our girls squash program to bring home their first trophy from the tournament. I’m not sure who has the trophy right now but the girls had to work really hard to beat Pingry in the final.”