SGHS Weekly Athletic Update

The Gator Alumnae Presentation with Beth O’Connor Baker, SGHS and UVA Hall of Fame Swimmer was held on January 17. Students heard from a former Gator what it’s like to compete at the collegiate level, words of wisdom and advice on life after Saint Gertrude. “Take the bull by the horns with your goals. You gotta go for it!”

The JV and Varsity Basketball teams hosted Saint Anne’s Belfield on Tuesday, January 15. The JV came away with a convincing win and the Varsity fell short against the top ranked opponent. The teams traveled to Trinity Episcopal on Thursday evening where JV came away with their second big win in a row, 52-21!

The Varsity team played unbelievable defense against a hot shooting team and fought back hard in the second half but ultimately came up short against the Titans, 54-71. The teams host Episcopal High School tomorrow, Saturday, January 19. Please note that the Senior Recognition Game for Basketball will be on Tuesday, January 29th!Emily Czaja and Cassidy Butt traveled to Northern VA to represent the Swim Team for the State Catholic Meet on Saturday, 1/12. Both had strong showings, with Emily making her State cuts in two events. The team will all be together to compete at St. Catherine’s School in the RVA Classic on Saturday, January 19.

The Indoor Track team will next compete at the Boo Williams Sportsplex for a meet on Wednesday, January 23.

Competitions for Week of January 21

Tuesday, 1/22

JV/V Basketball vs Saint Catherine’s School at SGHS, 4:30/6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 1/23

Indoor Track at Boo Williams Complex, 3:00 p.m.

Friday, 1/24

Varsity Basketball at Huguenot HS vs Great Bridge Christian Academy, 5:00 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? 😉