Middle School Roundup: Volleyball and Soccer Post Undefeated Week; Cross Country Ran Well in Minutemen Invite

Middle School Roundup: Volleyball and Soccer Post Undefeated Week; Cross Country Ran Well in Minutemen Invite
By: Kristy Booher Angelo, Associate Athletic Director
For More Info: booherk@gilmour.org
 
 
The Middle School volleyball team was victorious in both of its matches last week defeating Berkshire and Ruffing Montessori. Against Berkshire, Annamarie Wiandt '25 (pictured on the right) served 10 in a row to lead Gilmour to victory in the third set and secure the overall match win. Julia Gainar '24 also exhibited consistent serving the entire game. Against Ruffing, Kendalyn Simpkins '24, playing in her first game of the season, made great plays and served well. Ruby Johnson '25 and Ellie Zorska '26 also turned in successful serving performances.  
 
The Middle School coed soccer team won both of its games last week, defeating Gross Schechter Day and Ruffing Montessori by a combined score of 17-5. In the first win, six different Lancers scored with Carter Richmond '25 leading the way with five goals. Trevor Bilant '26 scored three. Then in the team’s second win of the week, Richmond and Bilant scored to give Gilmour an early 2-0 lead. Ruffing tied the game in the second half before a late breakaway goal by Nate Lindley '26 secured the 3-2 victory for the Lancers.
 
The Middle School cross country team competed in the Minutemen Invitational at Garfield Park in Mentor last week. There was a total of 18 schools and more than 130 runners that participated. Michael Piccirillo '24 (pictured on the left) was the top runner for Gilmour, finishing 77th overall. Cedric Li '24 and Matthew Mirando '25 gave strong performances as Ben Lindley '24Joel Vaughan '26 and Sam Pandya '26 also gave great efforts.
 
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