Saint Gertrude Wins The Gator Christmas Classic


Saint Gertrude holds off a strong second half from Steward School to win the 2nd Annual Gator Holiday Classic . The Gators defeated Bishop Sullivan in the first round of the tournament and then took on the team from Steward after they defeated a tough team from CVHAA.

Highlights of the Championship game include: Aimee Debell 13 pts, 4 assists, 4 steals, Powers 12pts and Kerner 8 pts, 7 rebounds, 3 steals. In the Championship game for Steward: Pittman: 19 pts 10 rebounds, Traynham 15 pts.  Bishop Sullivan placed third in the tournament.
All Tournament Team:
Tisha Cajes, Bishop Sullivan
Hannah Coley, CVHAA
Aimee DeBell, Saint Gertrude
Nan Kerner, Tournament MVP, Saint Gertrude
Kristin Mentzer, CVHAA
Margot Powers, Saint Gertrude
Sherese Pittman, Steward
Annabelle Smith, Bishop Sullivan
Mimi Traynham, Steward

SGHS Weekly Athletic Update


 

Congratulation to Nan Kerner ’21 on being named the November Gator Athlete of the Month! Through the two scrimmages and one game in November, Nan plays the critical role of point guard and has really stepped up. In the team’s first game of the year, Nan scored 10 points and had 8 steals and 5 assists in 2.5 quarters of play. Way to go, Nan!

 

The JV and varsity basketball program will host its 2nd Annual Christmas Classic on Thursday, December 28 and Friday December 29. The JV team will play Maggie Walker on Thursday, December 28 at 12PM before two varsity games: 2PM Steward vs CVHAA and 4PM Saint Gertrude vs Bishop Sullivan. The following day’s schedule will be determined by the outcomes on December 28. There is an admission to the games, $5 for adults and $2 for students and seniors, each day.

 

The Swim team began its season last Friday, December 1 at Collegiate pool. There were a number of strong performances on the day. Top 5 finishes include: 4th place finish in the 200 yard medley relay (Clark, Czaja, Butt, Lewis), 4th place in the 200 yard free (Lewis), 5th place in the 200 yard IM (Czaja), 4th place in the 400 yard free relay (Clark, Czaja, Shelton, Lewis) and 2nd place finishes in the 500 yard free (Lewis) and 100 yard backstroke (Clark). A full list of results can be found on the website under athletic downloads. The team will next travel to Woodberry Forest today for a meet. After the Christmas break, the team will swim at St. Catherine’s on Saturday, January 6.

 

Indoor Track & Field will begin its season after the New Year. A new coach has been named and will announced over Christmas break.

 

Students interested in participating in a spring sport should sign up on Coach Pochily’s door.

SGHS Weekly Athletic Update


The JV and varsity basketball had a full week this week with each of our three teams playing three games before heading into the Christmas break. The JV teams and Varsity team fell to St. Catherine’s School in their games on Tuesday, December 5. The JV Green and Varsity team hosted Collegiate School on Thursday, December 7 and although neither SGHS team got the win, the Gators showed Grit and Determination and definitely improved from Tuesday’s games. The JV team and Varsity games today at Norfolk Collegiate have been cancelled due to weather concerns and will be rescheduled for later in the week. Saint Gertrude will host its 2nd Annual Christmas Classic on Thursday, December 28 and Friday December 29.

The Swim team began its season last Friday, December 1 at Collegiate pool. The team will next travel to Woodberry Forest for a meet on Friday, December 15 before heading into break.

Indoor Track & Field practiced this week at Bon Secours Redskins Training Center. A coach will be named shortly and the season will get underway in early January.

Students interested in participating in a spring sport should sign up on Coach Pochily’s door.

SGHS Weekly Athletic Update


 

The JV and varsity basketball teams are off to a great start with successful scrimmages at  Patrick Henry and Henrico. The JV green and varsity teams both dominated in their first home game vs Veritas School on Wednesday, November 29. The JV white team opens up the season today, Friday, December 1 as it hosts St. Margaret’s School.

Please plan to come out to the home basketball games next Tuesday and Thursday as the Gators take on LIS rivals, St. Catherine’s and Collegiate!

 

The Swim team begins its season today at Collegiate’s pool for a meet beginning at 7 p.m. There are a number of great returning swimmers this season as well as new swimmers with a lot of potential. The team is geared up for another great season!

 

The SGHS Athletic Department is currently conducting interviews for the indoor track coaching position. If you or anyone you know is interested, please contact Fran Pochily. The team will practice at Bon Secours Redskins Training Center next week on Wednesday, December 6 and Friday, December 8. Transportation is provided. The first meet is set for after Christmas break.

Students interested in participating in a spring sport should sign up on Coach Pochily’s door.