Athletics Christmas Break Recap


The Saint Gertrude Varsity Basketball team 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. Three Gators were named to the All-Tournament Team- Seniors Aimee DeBell and Margot Powers and Freshman, Nan Kerner, who was also the Tournament MVP. The JV Basketball team defeated Maggie Walker on the first day of the tournament, as well. The JV White team hosted Williamsburg Christian on Wednesday, January 3rd and will host CVHAA on Friday at 4:30PM before the Varsity takes on CVHAA at 6PM. The JV and Varsity team travels to St. Margaret’s School on Thursday, January 4 for LIS action.

The Swim team traveled to Woodberry Forest on Dec 15 and had another strong showing. Top 5 finishes include: 2nd in the 200 medley relay (Clark, Cjaza, Lewis, Butt), 5th in the 200 Free (Farrey), 4th and 5th in the 200 IM (Lewis and Czaja), 2nd in the 50 Free (Clark), 5th in the 100 Butterfly (Luck), 2nd in the 100 Free (Clark) 3rd in the 200 Free Relay (Clark, Lewis, Butt and Czaja), 4th in the 100 Backstroke (Butt) and 5th in the 100 Breaststroke (Smith). The team will swim at St. Catherine’s on Saturday, January 6.

Indoor Track & Field began practicing over Christmas break with new head coach, Ed Gotta. The team will travel to Liberty University for an invitational on Saturday, January 6.

There will be an informational meeting for girls interested in softball on Tuesday, January 9 after school in the athletic lobby.