Golf hits the green


On April 23, the varsity golf team traveled to New Haven Country Club to face Hamden Hall Country Day School, where they were unable to pull off the victory, losing 203-215.

On April 24, the Wyverns traveled to Taft School to face Kent School and Taft School. They lost 419-451 and 393-451 respectively. “This wasn’t our best match,” senior Captain James Amenta said. “The poor result from that match forced us to work harder in practice and work on our fundamentals.”

On April 27, the Wyverns took down Williston School, Berkshire School, and Wilbraham & Monson Academy at Wyantenuck Country Club. The Wyverns shot a combined score of 208 against 210, 223, and 229 respectively. “After going 0-8 we finally got some confidence after the match against Williston, Wilbraham, and Berkshire,” Amenta said. “This was definitely the turning point of our season.”

On May 1, KO traveled to Pomfret School, where they won 195 to 201. Sophomore Henry Krieble and senior Captain Garth Swanson played tremendously, as Krieble shot one under par while Swanson shot two under.

On May 2, the golf team faced Avon Old Farms School, Suffield Academy, and Loomis Chaffee School at Farmington Woods Golf Course and then again a week later as part of the Coppola Cup. The Wyverns placed third.

On May 4, KO faced Loomis Chaffee, Choate Rosemary Hall, and Williston Northampton School at Williston Northampton. The Wyverns had a great win, shooting a combined score of 188 opposed to 200, 203, and 210 respectively. Swanson and Krieble both had great matches, both shooting one under par.

On Wednesday, May 8, KO faced Berkshire School and Hotchkiss School at Wyantenuck Country Club, winning with a combined score of 378 opposed to 408 and 401. Swanson was the only player from KO in this match to shoot under par.

On May 11, the Wyverns faced Northfield Mount Hermon School and Wilbraham & Monson school at the Crumpin Fox Club where they shot the lowest combined score of 402 against 416 and 437 respectively. Krieble finished the day with the best score, as he shot two over par.

On May 18, the varsity golf team participated in Founder’s, shooting 418. This season has been very positive for the golf team. “It has been a lot of fun,” said  Amenta, who will be graduating this year with Swanson.