Andover Golden Warriors Girls Volleyball '12

Newton North ends Andover's season

LAWRENCE — Even after a slew of unforced errors left Andover on the brink of elimination, the Golden Warriors didn't easily surrender their unbeaten campaign.

But despite hanging with second-ranked Newton North in the Division 1 semifinals, Andover saw its season-long 23-match winning streak come to a slamming halt last night at Lawrence High School. The Tigers (22-1) posted their 17th shutout of the season, knocking off the Warriors 25-19, 25-22, 25-20.

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Girls Volleyball, 11/13/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover sweeps into state semis

LAWRENCE — For Andover volleyball coach George Sullivan it all proved to be all too symetrical.

The top-seeded Golden Warriors remained perfect on the season and advanced to the state semifinal for the second time in three years with a convincing sweep over sixth-seeded North Andover last night at Lawrence High School.

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Girls Volleyball, 11/10/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover sets up rivalry clash

The season is about to come full circle for the Andover girls volleyball team.

"We started the season with North Andover," said Golden Warriors coach George Sullivan. "Now we will be taken them on for the North title. Everything is back to where it began."

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Girls Volleyball, 11/07/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Hoffman leads way


Andover's unbeaten volleyball team had no problem rolling over Dracut in three games last night in the Division 1 quarterfinals. Although plenty of Warriors (21-0) contributed, Becky Hoffman led the way with a team-leading 15 service points with five aces and also had 12 assists and eight digs.

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Girls Volleyball, 11/05/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Perfect finish

Lauren Murtagh recorded 18 assists and both Azita Bakhtyari and Lauren Gibson had eight kills as Andover swept Methuen in girls volleyball and finished the regular season 20-0.

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Girls Volleyball, 10/31/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Worth the Wait

Liz Wait notched 16 kills as Andover (19-0) held off upset-minded Central Catholic 3-2, winning Game 5 15-9. Michelle Bouchard had 37 digs for the Raiders.

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Girls Volleyball, 10/26/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover 3, Winchester 0


Improving sophomore Azita Bakhtyari had six blocks to highlight unbeaten Andover's sweep of Winchester, improving the Warriors to 17-0.

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Girls Volleyball, 10/22/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Dream Weimer

Sarah Weimer led unbeaten Andover in aces with four and digs with 14 in a 3-0 romp over Bishop Fenwick.

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Girls Volleyball, 10/15/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover wins marathon

For the second time this year, Andover won a 5-set thriller over North Andover. In the 15-0 Game 5 win, the 14-0 Golden Warriors got stellar play from Lauren Gibson, Lauren Murtagh and Azita Bakhtiari.

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Girls Volleyball, 10/12/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Broken fingers!


Despite playing with broken fingers, Liz Wait and Molly Cronin led Andover to a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Central Catholic in volleyball. Wait had 17 kills and five blocks while Cronin chipped in with 11 kills and seven blocks.

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Girls Volleyball, 09/28/12 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars