The State Qualifying Senior Swimmers at the Senior Parade
Saint Gertrude swimming finished the season with a bang at the VISAA tournament–taking 9th place overall! Top ten finishes include: Penn State bound, Mary Cornett placed 3rd in the 200 IM and 4th in the 100M Breaststroke. Willow Clark placed 7th in the 50 Free and 8th in the 100 Back.. The 4×100 Free Relay team of Cassidy Butt, Audrey Lewis, Willow Clark and Mary Cornett placed 8th! The 4×50 medley relay team of Willow Clark, Mary Cornett, Audrey Lewis and Cassidy Butt placed 9th (1st place in the B-final!)
The indoor track team finished its season at the VISAA State meet on Saturday, February 16. The meet was highlighted by personal bests! Madison Kuriger, on her last throw of the season, breaks the 21′ mark for a New PR of 21-4! In the 55M dash, Leah Bishop and Rebecca Peppers finished 20th and 25th respectively with strong runs that were very close to their PRs! (8.23, 8.53)
In the 300M dash, Leah and Rebecca finished 16th and 19th respectively, with 43 runners registered for that race! Becca finished the year with a new PR (47.93)!
The varsity basketball team defeated St. Catherine’s in the quarterfinals of the LIS tournament at SGHS on Friday, February 15. The Gators traveled to top-seeded, Saint Anne’s Belfield on Tuesday, February 19th but despite a great start to the game, could not get the upset. STAB will host Trinity Episcopal today in the LIS Championship. The All-LIS Team will be announced following the game. The Gators were once again ranked 11th in the state in Division 1 this week, so the team isin a good spot to make the VISAA State tournament. The final VISAA bracket will be released this weekend.
Spring sports practices have started up and softball, soccer and lacrosse will open up the season with scrimmages next week.
Competitions for Week of February 25
Varsity Basketball, 1st round of the VISAA tournament, TBD
Varsity Basketball, 2nd round of the VISAA tournament, TBD
Varsity Softball, Scrimmage at the SGHS OAC vs Goochland, 4:30 p.m.
Varsity Soccer, Scrimmage at the SGHS OAC vs Caroline, 4:00 p.m.
Varsity Lacrosse, Scrimmage at Steward School, 4:00 p.m.
Varsity Basketball, 3rd round of the VISAA tournament, TBD