IMS Falcon Report 2.16.23
We had some thrilling match-ups and nailbiter games this past week. Read all about it in the latest Falcon Report.
By Adam Marcia
Varsity Hockey played this past Friday vs. Berkshire. The Falcons created many opportunities in the offensive zone with some good shots on net, but were unfortunately not able to convert. Meanwhile on the other end of the ice, Lionel had a shutout. His saves and a solid defense kept the score neutral and the game ended in a scoreless tie. Thanks to the alumni and fans who came out to support. Wish the Hockey team luck tomorrow when they take on Rumsey Hall.
JV Hockey played away @ Rumsey Hall yesterday afternoon. The team battled hard on the ice to stop Rumsey’s strong offensive game. The Falcons had strong passing and a few good looks. Jack had found space in front of the Rumsey net and sent one in for a goal. The Falcons did fall short in the end, but the JV hockey team will rematch this Rumsey team next Friday in their final game of the season.
Varsity Girls Basketball hosted Rumsey Hall yesterday in a thrilling match up. IMS played an unstoppable defensive game, coming away with more than twenty steals in the end. The defense gave their offense a chance to catch up, and they started knocking down shots. Imogen, Emma, and Genesis led in scoring. Rosie controlled the paint and grabbed what seemed to be every single rebound that bounced off the glass. Girls basketball communicated well and finished at the rim to get the 36-28 victory over Rumsey Hall.
Varsity Boys Basketball played Rumsey Hall on Saturday. The Blue Dogs got a steep lead early on in the first half. With a few readjustments, the Falcons were able to claw back and get the lead again. They moved the ball around well coming out of the half. Leo managed the paint with strong rebounding and several put-backs. Jeremiah and Nosa found the open spot and capitalized with good shooting. IMS fell short in the end, but it was a real heater of a game.
JV Basketball played away at Berkshire Country day yesterday. The Falcons came ready to ball. The plethora of steals led to many fast breaks and points in transition. Edward, Abdul, and Frydl kept the lead with their consistent scoring from beyond the arc. Miles and Thatcher were finding rebounds any way they could. Nekhel made his presence known to the opposing defense and had six points on the night. The whole team played so well that everyone scored!
5/6 Basketball played last Wednesday, and have been working on mechanics in practice. They’re preparing for a game against Rumsey Hall tomorrow. With the 6th graders gone, the 5th graders will be the ones suiting up for this competitive game. Wish them luck!
Varsity Squash had an action-packed weekend with their matches against Taft on Friday and Salisbury on Saturday. Despite being younger than the high schoolers they were up against, the Falcons played incredibly well. IMS had the shut-out on Friday and an assertive 5-2 victory on Saturday. This capable squad of squash players is a force on the court. Their matches are truly exciting to watch. They look forward to playing again this Saturday at Kent.
JV Squash walked into their match with a lot of students and an equal number of parents prepared to spectate. Without a lot of warm up time, the Falcons jumped right into matches and played well. They represented IMS with solid play and good sportsmanship. IMS ended up with an assertive victory over Dutchess Day and Millbrook. Wish them on as they take on Berkshire’s 3rds team tomorrow afternoon.
Ski Racing had a fantastic afternoon of racing yesterday at Mohawk. Everyone who skied two runs had found success in both runs, which can be a challenge in Slalom. The Falcons dominated by taking 2nd through 9th place, and 11th, 12th, and 13th place. The team has been performing on an exceptional level and they look forward to the Middle School Championships on Wednesday. Wish the Ski race team luck next week!
Swimming has been training hard and also having fun in practice this past week. They’ve been working on their dives off the block, while also enjoying their time playing water polo. They are eager to compete tomorrow @ CJR vs. Litchfield Club. Be sure to root them on for their final meet of the season!