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
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.
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.
Middies Softball game at St. Catherine’s, 4:30 p.m.
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.
Outdoor Track meet at Manchester HS, Time TBD