Spring Season Begins with Baseball, Tennis, Track Wins

The Cosmos kicked off their spring season with victories for the junior varsity baseball and varsity tennis teams and Ross School’s largest-ever track team. View the Spring Athletics Schedule on Section XI's website "Despite less than favorable weather conditions, Ross athletes and coaches have put in a tremendous amount of effort and preparation. The work has paid off, as the teams have experienced many early successes on the field, court and track. The Ross community can look forward to more positive accomplishments throughout the season," said Howard Brown, Ross School Athletics director.

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VARSITY TENNIS

Boys varsity tennis improved its record to 3–0 with a 7–0 victory over Connetquot on March 28 at the Tennis Center. Earlier in the week they beat Mattituck and Shoreham–Wading River 5–2.

Tennis teams have tough matches coming up against William Floyd and Westhampton on April 4 and 7, but coach Juan Diaz is confident of success. “We have a solid team with strong players in all positions, and we are going to be competitive in our conference,” Juan said.

Matthew Benedict Jack Boyland Madison Hummel Alex Kang Aaron Kresberg Jonas Linnman-Feuerring Jan Menke Fuad Neto Dan Okin Nico Osch Harrison Rowen Gideon Yektai

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JV BASEBALL

On March 28, the JV baseball team broke into the win column with an impressive 12–9 victory against Stony Brook. Congratulations to coaches Mark Foard, Matt Karis, and Matt Crane and all our players.

The team will take on Pierson at home on April 3 at 4pm on Field 3.

Huy Dang Mark Do Mark Frenzel-Sulyok Tristan Griffin Greg Gropper Sam Hamilton Tommy Jerido Griffin Kim Shiyang Liu Eisei Maeyama Kei Maeyama Seamus McCarthy Eli Schultz Eric Sun David Tang Kevin Weiss Jingyi Xu Oscar Zhao Zhe (Steven) Zhao Siheng (Tommy) Zhou

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TRACK

The boys and girls track teams competed in their first meets on March 24 and 25—the first meet ever for more than 75 percent of the students. The 26 boys and 30 girls battled against Southampton high school, placing first, second, or third in most events. Several students received honorable mentions.

“Despite very cold conditions for a spring track meet, we were very impressed with the enthusiasm, effort, and results,” said head coach Peter Roberts.

Boys Meet Awards High Jump John He, 2nd place 110m High Hurdles Tony Kim, 2nd place, 23.3; John He, 3rd place, 23.5 400m Intermediate Hurdles Alex Lawson, 2nd place, 1:33.4 Shotput Jack Kim, 3rd place, 30' 2" 100m Peter Zhang, 3rd place, 13.0; Max Lee, honorable mention, 13.4; Ted Morency, honorable mention, 13.6; Feng-Ping Cheng, honorable mention,13.6; Leo Cheng, honorable mention, 13.8; Charles Xiang, honorable mention,13.9 200m Feng-Ping Cheng, 3rd place, 27.1; Ted Morency, honorable mention, 29.0; Jack Kim, honorable mention, 29.5 400m Jeong Ho Ha, 3rd place, 59.0 800m Mark Cheng, sole competitor, 3:03.1 1600m Anish Rishi, 3rd place, 6:09.6 4 x 100m relay Max Lee, Leo Cheng, Feng-Ping Cheng, and Jeong Ho Ha, 1st place, 51.9 Long Jump Leo Cheng, honorable mention,15' 5"; Alex Lawson, honorable mention, 15' 0.5" Triple Jump Jack Kim, honorable mention, 27" 4.5"

Girls Meet Awards 3000m Marietta Walterscheid-Muller, 1st place, 12:35 1500m Marietta Walterscheid-Muller, 2nd place, 5:53 Shotput Gloria Feuer, 23' 6" 100m Marie Lovrek, 3rd place, 15.1; Savannah McMenamin, honorable mention, 15.3; Aina Tomas, honorable mention, 15.6; Natalie Earsakul, honorable mention, 15.9 200m Jordyn Moncur, 3rd, 31.1; Natalie Earsakul, honorable mention, 33.3; Savannah McMenamin; honorable mention, 33.4; Aina Tomas, honorable mention, 33.8 400m Ella Gatfield, 3rd place, 75.3 800m Yvonne Zhang, 3rd place, 3:12 Long Jump Liza Marinokha, honorable mention, 24' 4.5" High Jump Liza Marinokha, honorable mention, 3' 9"