Brunswick’s Leyton Borcherding, along with skipper Max Anker, won the 420 class at the 2017 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas. The winning duo earned the U.S. title by one point in come-from-behind fashion, besting the race leader on the ninth and final race.
Juniors Aaron Sabato and Trystan Sarcone were named First Team All-Connecticut by News12Varsity.com. The duo led the baseball team to a 14-6 overall record and a runner-up finish in the FAA Championship this season. Sabato was also recognized by News12Varsity.com as a Second Team All-Metro selection.
Following an undefeated run through the New England West 1 (NEW1) conference, five Brunswick lacrosse players were recognized as all-league performers by the coaches in the conference. The quintet of Alex Buckanavage, John Fox, Sean Morris, Jimmy Heidt, and Patrick Burkinshaw led the Bruins to a 15-1 overall record and an 11-0 mark in conference play.
Following their fourth-straight NEPSAC Bowl appearance, a program-record 11 Bruins are headed off to play college football this fall after graduating from Brunswick a few days ago. Additionally, all of the seniors mentioned below were two- or three-sport varsity athletes during their careers at Brunswick.
Brunswick wrapped up the 2017 spring rowing season in Massachusetts on Saturday, with three entries competing in the 71st NEIRA Championships at Lake Quinsigamond. The 1V boat finished eighth overall, adding a second-place finish in the Petite Final, while the 2V and 3V boats each took fifth in Grand Final races.