Home fields were abuzz with activity on Monday as several teams hosted nonleague opponents.
Boys' tennis moved to a 6-0 record after defeating previously unbeaten Pope John Paul II High School 3-2. Senior captain Patrick McCarthy, playing first singles, dropped his first set against PJP's Connor Tomchick 3-6, but rallied to win the next two sets 6-1, 6-3. At second singles, freshman Conner Downing picked up a straightforward 6-1, 6-0 win, while freshman Max Hammond battled opponent Andrew Logue to a close 6-7 loss in his first set before taking a 1-6 loss in the next. The doubles squads were also split along win-loss, with first doubles pairing Dunavon Belisle and Zak Danz earning a victory and James Kelliher and David Webster taking a loss.
Girls' lacrosse powered to a 12-3 win over visiting Fairhaven, with senior captain Charlotte McCarron and sophomore Lee Hayman leading the offense. Hayman notched three goals and three assists, while McCarron had four goals and one assist. Sophomore Belle Dinning had three goals and one assist. Other players scoring for the Vineyard were Molly Houghton, Zoe Listro, Aubrey Ashmun, Emily deBettencourt and Olivia Ogden.
The varsity baseball team dropped a close 2-1 pitchers' duel to visiting Blackstone Valley, despite junior captain Tim Roberts' standout performance on the mound. The junior varsity team picked up their second straight win, however, going 8-3 against Blackstone. Freshman pitcher Aidan Aliberti earned the win, with Chris Mayhew and James Sashin closing out the game. Peter Engley notched a triple and two RBIs, with Jeff Cimeno, Nainoa Cooperrider and Jack Sayre sparking the offense.
In photo, sophomore Lee Hayman on the draw against Fairhaven.