SGHS Weekly Athletic Update


The JV Basketball team went 2-0 in the Gator Christmas Classic over winter break.

Students will celebrate our winter sports teams on Friday, January 11th with a Pep Rally during Mod 8! Following school, the JV basketball team will have a home game at 4PM and the Varsity Basketball team will play a double header with Benedictine vs St. John Paul the Great at the Benedictine Gym! The varsity girls’ game has a 5:30 p.m. tip off, followed  by the varsity boys’ game at 7:00 p.m. Potential students are invited to both games for the Gator Hoo-La Event!

The Gator Alumnae Presentation with Beth O’Connor Baker, SGHS and UVA Hall of Fame Swimmer will be held on January 17.

The event will take place during first lunch!

The JV and Varsity Basketball teams both had a great showing in the 3rd Annual Gator Christmas Classic on December 27th & 28th. The JV team won both of their games and the Varsity team lost a great game in overtime to CVHAA to finish 2nd in the tournament. Caroline Gill and Nan Kerner were earned spots on the All-Tournament team and Nan was named the Tournament MVP! Both teams traveled to Collegiate yesterday, Thursday, January 3, but could not come away with wins. The teams are back in action next week, including a doubleheader event with BCP on Friday, January 11.

The Swim team traveled to UVA for a meet hosted by Woodberry Forest on Saturday, December 15th.

Highlights from this meet include a number top 10 finishes:

500 yard freestyle: Audrey Lewis, 3rd place

400 yard freestyle relay: Clark, Czaja, Upchurch, A. Lewis; 3rd place

100 yard backstroke: Willow Clark, 4th place; Cassidy Butt, 9th place

100 yard breaststroke: Emily Czaja, 4th place

200 yard medley relay, Clark, Czaja, R. Lewis, A. Lewis; 6th place

200 yard freestyle: Willow Clark, 10th place

200 yard IM: Emily Czaja, 10th place

The swimmers will have a local meet at St. Catherine’s School tomorrow, Saturday, January 5.

The Indoor Track team will be back and training hard to get back into meets in the next few weeks.

Competitions for Week of January 7th

Monday, 1/7

JV Basketball vs Spirit at Pocahontas MS, 7:00 p.m. (Make up game from December)

Wednesday, 1/9

Varsity Basketball vs Veritas School at SGHS, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, 1/11 PEP RALLY, GATOR HOOP-LA and DOUBLE HEADER WITH  BCP

JV Basketball vs St. John Paul at SGHS, 4:00 p.m.

Varsity Basketball vs St. John Paul at Benedictine Gym, 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, 1/12

Swimming at the Catholic Invitational at the Freedom Center, 3:30 p.m.

DID YOU KNOW? Saint Gertrude students can get into the Benedictine Basketball Games for free when they present their student ID??

DID YOU ALSO KNOW? Saint Gertrude games are free of charge for all? 😉