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Week of October 9

Posted: October 18, 2012

Co-Teams of the Week:
Varsity Football: The St. Mark’s Varsity football team defeated St. George’s last Saturday 53-14, earning their first win of the regular season. Led by VI Former Mark Upton’s six touchdown performance, as well as the passing of Logan Lee ‘15 and terrific receiving from Daryl Scales ’14 and Aaron McLean ’15, the Lions registered the most points scored by a St. Mark’s team since 1912. Coach Camp’s team executed perfectly behind its well-drilled offensive line. The Lions defense, too, came up with some fine plays.

Varsity Boys’ Soccer: The St. Mark’s Varsity boys’ soccer team achieved a real milestone when they defeated ISL soccer powerhouse Nobles 4-1 last Wednesday. The victory over the Bulldogs was the first in 19 seasons. On Saturday, the Lions came back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat St. George’s 5-3. The team scored a total of nine goals last week in the two ISL wins.

Co-Student-Athletes of the Week:
Mark Upton ’13: Mark Upton led the Varsity football team to a big victory last Saturday against St. George’s. The senior running back/linebacker rushed 25 times for 211 yards and six touchdowns. Upton also had 14 tackles, including five tackles for a loss, and caused a fumble on defense. He was one of four athletes named “Player of the Week” by the Boston Globe and was named “Star of the Week” in the Boston Herald.

Grant Prudhomme ’13: Grant Prudhomme led the Varsity boys’ soccer team to two wins last week, defeating powerhouse Nobles 4-1 and St. George’s 5-3. Prudhomme had a “hat-trick” in both games, scoring six goals on the week. He is currently the leading scorer in the ISL with nine goals and one assist.

Highlights:
Varsity football, 53-14 win over St. George’s
3rds boys’ soccer, 3-3 tie with Tabor; 4-1 win over St. George’s
Varsity boys’ soccer, 4-1 win over Nobles; 5-3 win over St. George’s
Varsity boys’ cross country, 25-31 win over BB&N
Varsity field hockey, 3-0 win over St. George’s
3rds field hockey, 2-0 win over St. George’s