SGHS Weekly Athletics Update


JV Lacrosse coaches and team members after their first game this week.

The lacrosse teams have had a busy week! On Tuesday, the Varsity team earned a big win over Covenant School, which was a team they lost to earlier in the season! The Varsity played back to back and hosted St. John Paul the Great on Wednesday, with both Varsity and JV falling to the visitors. The JV’s game was a really great start for that squad!  Both teams will travel to Charlottesville today, Friday March 29 to face highly ranked Saint Anne’s Belfield.

The varsity softball team played a tough game with St. John Paul the Great on Tuesday, March 26th, losing 4-5 in extra innings! Every game the Gators are improving! They followed that battle up with hosting a tough Collegiate School team on Wednesday. Next Monday, April 1, the squad will make up a rain out game at St. Margaret’s School before facing Saint Anne’s Belfied at home on Tuesday, April 2.

The Varsity soccer team dropped a game at Collegiate on Tuesday, March 26 but has a chance at redemption as they take on Fredericksburg Christian today, Friday, March 29 at the SGHS OAC. Next week the team will face the James River Eagles on Tuesday, April 2 before away games vs Veritas School and Virginia Episcopal.

The Outdoor track & field heads to its first meet tomorrow, Saturday, March 30 at Manchester High School. Next weekend, the Gators will travel with the Cadets to a meet at Woodberry Forest on Saturday, April 6.

The Golf team played in its first match this week at Meadowbrook Country Club and finished behind St. Catherine’s and Steward School. A team highlight on the season is Isabella Riley (pictured) getting her first birdie of the season in practice recently!  Next week, Gators will have a match on Wednesday, April 3 at Sycamore Creek.

Are you interested in volunteering in the concessions stand at the OAC? As the weather starts to warm up, we will be opening up the snack bar and would welcome anyone who would like to help! Please email, Fran Pochily to discuss your available dates!

Middies Lacrosse and Softball are in full swing as well with games beginning for both sports! The Lacrosse teams have earned wins over Collegiate and St. Michael’s! The softball team took on St. Catherine’s on Thursday, March 28 and earned a big, 14-6 victory!

 

Competitions for Week of April 1

Monday, 4/1

Varsity Softball, game at St. Margaret’s, 5 p.m.

Middies Softball, game vs St. Margaret’s at the SGHS OAC, 5 p.m.

Tuesday, 4/2

JV/Varsity Lacrosse, games at Nansemond Suffolk, 4:00/5:15 p.m.

Varsity Softball, game vs. STAB at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Varsity Soccer, game vs. James River Eagles at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 4/3

Varsity/JV Lacrosse, games vs. SJP at the SGHS OAC, 4:/5:30 p.m.

Varsity Softball, game vs. Collegiate at the SGHS OAC, 4:45 p.m.

Golf Match at Sycamore Creek, 4 p.m.

Thursday, 4/4

Varsity Softball, game at Trinity Episcopal, 4:30 p.m.

Varsity Soccer, game vs. Veritas School at Bryan Park, 4:30 p.m.

Middies Lacrosse, game vs Geronimo at Collegiate Goochland Fields, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, 4/5

JV Lacrosse, game vs St. Catherine’s at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 4/6

Outdoor Track meet at Woodberry Forest, Time TBD

Varsity Lacrosse, game at Virginia Episcopal School, 2:00 p.m.

Varsity Soccer, game at Virginia Episcopal School, 2:00 p.m.

SGHS Weekly Athletic Update


Autumn Kash ‘20 brings the ball up the field in the Varsity lacrosse game vs Fuqua on Wednesday.

The varsity lacrosse team gets its first win of the season on Wednesday, March 20 in a home game vs. Fuqua. The team dropped a close game to Nanesmond Suffolk on Monday, March 18 before getting in the win column. The JV team is slated to open its season with a home game today, Friday March 22. The team will be playing a doubleheader with our middies lacrosse team. The varsity team will get another shot at Covenant School on Tuesday, March 26 before both teams will host St. John Paul the Great on Wednesday, March 27.

 

The varsity softball team took on LIS rivals, St. Catherine’s on Wednesday, March 27 and despite getting out to an early 2-0 lead, could not get the ‘W’ and finished a close defensive battle with a 2-6 loss. Pitcher, Leah Robinson ‘22 hit her second home run in as many games and was fierce on the mound! The team will travel to St. Margaret’s today, Friday, March 22. Next week, the team will host St. John Paul the Great and Collegiate.

Senior, Elise Borghi

The Varsity soccer team had its first home game of the year this week at it took on defending LIS/VISAA champions, St. Catherine’s. The team gained confidence as the game went on and refused to be shut out as Katie Pilot ‘ 21 put in a goal for the Gators. The team will make up a game scheduled for Thursday, March 21 vs. Christ Church at a later time in the season. Next week, soccer will take on Collegiate School and have a second chance at Fredericksburg Christian. The Gator Athletic Department is also excited to welcome Amanda Forester on to the staff as the team’s assistant/goalie coach!

The Outdoor track & field team has new coaches this season! The Gator Athletic Department will join forces with the Benedictine Athletic Department as we welcome Coaches Jamie Hickman and Eric Goode on board for the spring season! The team has started practices at BCP with their new coaches along side the Cadet track team. The first meet will be next Saturday, March 30 at Manchester High School.

The Golf team battled rainy weather this week but has been making strides at practices over the past few weeks. The team will open up the season next Tuesday, March 26 with a tri-match vs St. Catherine’s and Steward School.

Middies Lacrosse and Softball are in full swing as well with games beginning for both sports! We will be posting updates and highlights from those teams, as well!

Are you interested in volunteering in the concessions stand at the OAC? As the weather starts to warm up, we will be opening up the snack bar and would welcome anyone who would like to help! Please email, Fran Pochily to discuss your available dates!

 

Competitions for Week of March 25

Tuesday, 3/26

Varsity Lacrosse, game vs. Covenant at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Varsity Softball, game vs. SJP at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Varsity Soccer, game vs. Collegiate School, 4:30 p.m.

Golf Match at Meadowbrook CC, 4 p.m.

Middies Lacrosse, game vs Collegiate at the SGHS OAC, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 3/27

Varsity/JV Lacrosse, games vs. SJP at the SGHS OAC, 4:/5:30 p.m.

Varsity Softball, game vs. Collegiate at the SGHS OAC, 4:45 p.m.

Middies Lacrosse, game at St. Michael’s, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, 3/28

Middies Softball game at St. Catherine’s,  4:30 p.m.

Friday, 3/29

Varsity/JV Lacrosse, games at STAB, 4:30/6 p.m.

Varsity Soccer, game vs. Fredericksburg Christian at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 3/30

Outdoor Track meet at Manchester HS, Time TBD

SGHS Weekly Athletic Update


The softball team rallies around freshman, Leah Robinson ‘22 after she hits a home run in the team’s win at STAB on Thursday.

The varsity softball team opened up its season yesterday, Thursday March 14 with an LIS game at Saint Anne’s-Belfield. The squad came away with a 13-6 victory! The team will not be traveling to Norfolk Collegiate as was previously scheduled and that game will be made up at a later date. The next game for the Gators will be on Tuesday, March 19 against CVHAA before the home-opener on Wednesday, March 20 vs. St. Catherine’s.

The Varsity soccer team had a great first showing in its game at Fredericksburg Christian on Tuesday, March 12. The team next travels to Saint Anne’s-Belfield today, Friday, March 15 for the first LIS game of the season. Next, the squad is back on the road in an non-conference game at Norfolk Collegiate tomorrow, Saturday, March 16 before a home stint next week.

The Varsity lacrosse team also had its first game yesterday in Charlottesville as the team took on Covenant School. Despite a 6-7 loss, the Gators showed a lot of promise in their first time on the field together this season. They will travel to Norfolk Collegiate tomorrow, Saturday, March 15 before their first home game on Monday, March 18 vs Nansemond Suffolk.

The Outdoor Track & Field team and Golf team started up with practices this week and are both excited to kick off the season with competitions in the coming weeks. JV Lacrosse will also look forward to its first game of the season on Friday, March 22 vs Nansemond Suffolk at the OAC at 4:00 p.m. This game will be followed by a Middies game at 5:30 p.m.

Competitions for Week of March 18

Monday, 3/18

Varsity Lacrosse, game vs Nansemond Suffolk at the SGHS OAC, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 3/19

Varsity Soccer, game vs St. Catherine’s at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Varsity Softball, game at CVHAA, 5:00 p.m.

Middies Lacrosse, games at St. Catherine’s 4:30/5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 3/20

Varsity Lacrosse, game vs Fuqua School at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Varsity Softball, game vs St. Catherine’s at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, 3/21

Varsity Soccer, game vs Christchurch School at the SGHS OAC,  4:30 p.m.

Friday, 3/22

Varsity Softball, game at St. Margaret’s, 4:30 p.m.

JV Lacrosse, game vs Nansemond Suffolk at the SGHS OAC 4:00 p.m.

Middies Lacrosse, game vs Nansemond Suffolk at the SGHS OAC, 5:30 p.m.

Middies Softball, game vs St. Margaret’s at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 3/23

Middies Lacrosse, game vs Blackhawks at the SGHS OAC, 9:00 a.m.

SGHS Weekly Athletic Update


Interested in playing Golf? Contact Coach Janet Phillips (janetwindyhill@aol.com).

Practices are held at Windy Hill Golf Complex and will begin after Song Contest Week.

The soccer team had a great first scrimmage on Monday, March 4. The squad defeated Caroline High School, 4-1 and was able to try out some different options! The team will be the first of the spring sports to open up the season next week with a game at Fredericksburg Christian on Tuesday, March 12.

Competitions for Week of March 11

Tuesday, 3/12

Varsity Soccer, game at Fredericksburg Christian School, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, 3/14

Varsity Lacrosse, game at Covenant School, 4:30 p.m.

Friday, 3/15

Varsity Soccer, game at Saint Anne’s-Belfield, 4:30 p.m.

Varsity Softball, game at Saint Anne’s-Belfield, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 3/16

Varsity Soccer, game at Norfolk Collegiate, 1:00 p.m.

Varsity Softball, game at Norfolk Collegiate, 1:00 p.m.

Varsity Lacrosse, game at Norfolk Collegiate, 1:00 p.m.

SGHS Athletics Updates


Interested in playing Golf? Contact Coach Janet Phillips (janetwindyhill@aol.com).

Practices are held at Windy Hill Golf Complex and will begin after Song Contest Week.

Congratulations to Sophomore, Nan Kerner for being named to the All-LIS Basketball team for the 2018/19 season! The Varsity basketball team finished a very successful season on Tuesday, February 26 in the 1st round of the VISAA tournament. The Gators earned the #11 seed but fell to 6th seeded, Trinity Episcopal.

Soccer and lacrosse will open the season with scrimmages today. Soccer hosts Caroline High School at 4:00 p.m. at the Saint Gertrude OAC and Lacrosse travels to the Steward School for a 4:00 p.m. start.

The Gators will take a break from competitions during Song Contest week and will have games starting the week of March 11. Girls interested in participating in Outdoor Track should look for information on the start to the season from Coach Pochily for the week of March 11, as well.