SGHS Weekly Athletic Update


JV Lacrosse Players with Coach Anna Newbold at the Spring Fling Pep Rally on Friday, April 12

Senior Athlete Ceremonies are the Week of April 29

Mark your Calendar!

The Winter/Spring Athletic Banquet will be on May 16th.

SGHS Athletic Trainer, Sadie Smith and VCU Sports Medicine will conduct Athletic Physicals at Saint Gertrude on August 2nd 3pm-6pm.

Fall Sports Tryouts will begin on August 5th.

The varsity soccer team defeated St. Margaret’s School on Friday, 4/12, 5-0 in front of a great crowd. The team dropped games this week to Trinity and Veritas School but is hoping to have some rest over the break before coming back stronger and ready to finish the season!  

The lacrosse teams battled but dropped games at Trinity Episcopal this week. The Varsity team hosted Christ Church on Wednesday, April 17 before heading into spring break.

The varsity softball team fell just short in a 5-6 extra innings lost to CVHAA. The game was highlighted by a GRAND SLAM from Freshman picture, Leah Robinson! The team dropped a game this week to Goochland High School.

The outdoor track & field competed at Collegiate School on Wednesday, April 17. They will have a break of meets and focus on training for the LIS Championships on May 11.  

The golf team played on Thursday, April 18 at Windy Hill before heading into the break.

Competitions for Week of April 29

Monday, 4/29

Varsity Softball/Middies Softball, games vs St. Margaret’s at the SGHS OAC, 4:00/5:30 p.m.

Middies Lacrosse, game vs St. Catherine’s at the SGHS OAC, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 4/30

Varsity Softball, game at St. Catherine’s, 5:00 p.m.

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

Middies Lacrosse, games away vs Tuckahoe, 5:00/6:15 p.m.

Middies Softball, game vs Collegiate at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 5/1 Senior Recognition for Soccer and Lacrosse

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

JV Lacrosse game vs Powhatan at the SGHS OAC, 6:00 p.m.

Middies Softball, game at OLL, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, 5/2 Senior Recognition for Softball and Track

V/JV Lacrosse, games vs Trinity Episcopal at the SGHS OAC, 4:30/6 p.m.

V Softball, game vs Trinity Episcopal at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

V Soccer, game at Steward School, 4:30 p.m.

Friday, 5/3

Middies Lacrosse, games vs Fuqua/St. Catherine’s at the SGHS OAC, 4:30/6 p.m.

SGHS Weekly Athletics Update


Sophomore, Emily Czaja participated in an event at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club where she met and swam with Olympic Athletes, Simone Manuel and Martiza McClendon. Emily is pictured with Manuel, McClendon, a swimmer from Collegiate School and some swimmers from the Boys & Girls Club.

Senior Athlete Ceremonies are coming up! Stayed tuned for confirmed dates shortly.

Mark your Calendar!

The Winter/Spring Athletic Banquet will be on May 16th. SGHS Athletic Trainer, Sadie Smith and VCU Sports Medicine will conduct Athletic Physicals at Saint Gertrude on August 2nd 3pm-6pm. Fall Sports Tryouts will begin on August 5th.

The varsity soccer team had a big win over the weekend at Virginia Episcopal School, 2-0. On Tuesday, April 9, the team dropped a close 1-2 game to Goochland High School. The Gators next faced Trinity Episcopal on Thursday, April 11 who at the time was ranked 3rd in the state polls. The Gators held the Titans to just three goals but could not find the net in a 0-3 loss. Today, Friday, April 12, soccer will host St. Margaret’s School.  

The lacrosse teams started the week with games at Collegiate School on Monday, April 8th with only a portion of the varsity game being played before weather forced the officials to call the games. The teams next traveled to Saint John Paul the Great on Wednesday but came up just short of the victory. The varsity team hosts St. Catherine’s School today, Friday, April 12.

The varsity softball team dropped a game to Collegiate School on Tuesday, April 9. On Thursday, April 11, the squad traveled to play CVHAA’s softball team. Today, Friday, April 12 the Gators host St. Margaret’s School.                                            

The outdoor track & field competed on Saturday, April 6 at Woodberry Forest and had some solid results! Top ten finishes included Mary Kehoe taking 2nd in the 1600 and 4th in the 800 as well as Sha”Lelia Moore taking 9th in the 400!  The Gators next traveled to JR Tucker for a meet on Thursday, April 11. There were a number of runners and throwers with positive improvements, highlighted by:

Mary Kehoe- 1st place in both the 800 meter run and 3200 meter run, Leah Bishop- 3rd place in the 100 meter dash, Sha’Lelia Moore- 3rd place in the 400 meter dash, and 9th and 13th place finishes and major distance improvements in the shot put from Madison Kuriger and Julia Barrafato, respectively.

The golf team traveled to Salisbury Country Club on Thursday, April 11. Next week, the team will just participate in one meet and the schedule will be updated as soon as that has been determined.

Middies Lacrosse had a great team win over Walker Grant Middle School. Middies Softball had a great win over visiting St. Catherine’s School on Thursday, April 11. Both teams will have home games following their varsity counterparts today, Friday, April 12 at 6:00 p.m. with softball taking on St. Margaret’s and Lacrosse taking on St. Catherine’s.

Competitions for Week of April 15

Monday, 4/15

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

Varsity Soccer, games Trinity Episcopal, 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 4/16

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

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

Varsity/JV Lacrosse, games at Trinity Episcopal, 4:30/6:00 p.m.

Middies Lacrosse, game vs. St. Michael’s at the SGHS OAC, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 4/17

Varsity Lacrosse, game vs.Christ Church at the SGHS OAC, 4:00 p.m.

Outdoor Track meet at Collegiate School, 3:30 p.m.

Golf Match at CCV Westhampton, 4 p.m.

Middies Softball, game at Collegiate School, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, 4/18

Golf Match at Country Club of Virginia, 4:30 p.m.

SGHS Weekly Athletic Update


Ali Pristas ‘ 20 comes out to make a save against Veritas School.

The varsity soccer team has put together a solid string of games over this past week, with a tie 1-1 vs Fredericksburg Christian last Friday, March 29, a 2-0 win over James River Eagles on Tuesday, April 2 and a 1-1 tie vs. Veritas School yesterday, April 4. The team will travel to Virginia Episcopal School tomorrow, Saturday, April 6.

The lacrosse teams had competitive games with state ranked, Saint Anne’s Belfield last Friday, March 29, but came up just short of the win. A rainout forced a reschedule for the JV game vs. Nansemond Suffolk, but the varsity game was able to be played on Wednesday, April 3. The Gators have been generating a lot of offense in recent games, and the defense has steadily improved and is really clicking. Rachel Hudgins ‘20 was awarded the Player of the Game by Coach Royster and Coach Schmidt! The varsity will next travel to VES tomorrow, Saturday April 6. The JV team hosts St. Catherine’s School today, Friday April 5 at 4:30 p.m.

The varsity softball team had a tough week with three games against challenging teams. The Gators fell to reigning LIS Champs, St. Margaret’s School on Monday, April 1 but bounced back to a victory on Tuesday, April 2 vs. Saint Anne’s-Belfield to sweep the series with the Saints, 8-4. Highlights included another strong pitching performance from Leah Robinson ‘22, who also recorded a double and Natalie Olenic ‘20 who also hit a double. Each team member contributed on offense and defense for the win. To finish a tough week of 3 games in 4 days, the Gators fell to the Titans of TES on Thursday, April 4 but are looking forward to some rest and recovery before next week.

The throwers from outdoor track & field competed on Saturday, March 30 at Manchester High School. Madison Kuriger ‘22  and Julia Barrafato ‘22 both had great showing in the shot put. Tomorrow, Saturday, April 6, the Gators will travel with coach Eric Goode and the Cadets to a meet at Woodberry Forest.

Isabella Riley ‘20 continues to lead the the golf team and recorded her first birdie in match play on Wednesday, April 3 at Sycamore Creek. Next week, the team will have two matches on Tuesday, April 9 and and Thursday, April 11.

Competitions for Week of April 8

Monday, 4/8

Varsity/JV Lacrosse, games at Collegiate, 4:45/6:15 p.m.

Middies Lacrosse, games vs. Tuckahoe at the SGHS OAC, 5/6:15 p.m.

Tuesday, 4/9

Varsity Softball, game game at Collegiate, 4:30 p.m.

Varsity Soccer, game at Goochland HS, 4:30 p.m.

Golf Match at Hunting Hawk Golf Club, 4:30 p.m.

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

Wednesday, 4/10

Varsity/JV Lacrosse, games at Saint John Paul, 4/5:30 p.m.

Middies Lacrosse, game vs. Walker Grant at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, 4/11

Varsity Soccer, game vs.Trinity Episcopal at the SGHS OAC, 4:30 p.m.

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

Outdoor Track meet at JR Tucker High School, TBD

Golf Match at Salisbury CC, 4 p.m.

Friday, 4/12 SPRING SPORTS PEP RALLY at the OAC

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

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

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

Middies Lacrosse, game vs. St. Catherine’s at the SGHS OAC, 6 p.m.

Middies Softball, game vs. St. Margaret’s at the SGHS OAC, 6 p.m.

Saturday, 4/13

Middies Lacrosse, game vs. Blackhawks at Courthouse Field 7, 1 p.m.