SGHS Weekly Athletics Update


 

Winter Sports are just around the corner. Please be sure students have a current athletic physical uploaded into Magnus prior to tryouts. Basketball tryouts begin next Monday,  November 4, 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the SGHS Gym. Swimming practices start on November 11, 6-7 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Pool and Indoor Track practices begin on November 18, 4-5:30p.m. at Benedictine College Prep. 

The Cross Country team will compete this afternoon, Friday, November 1 at the LIS Conference Meet at Panorama Farms. All qualifying runners will finish the season at the VISAA State Meet on Thursday, November 7. 

The Tennis team still has more to play in the  LIS Tournament, which began on Tuesday, October 29  but was rained out on day 2 of competition. The Gators will finish the season this afternoon, Friday, November 1 at the Collegiate School Courts with matches beginning at 12:00 p.m.

Field hockey ended a successful season at Saint Anne’s Belfield on Monday, October 28th as they fell to the host school in the first round of the LIS tournament. The team won more games this year than in the past four years so it was a tremendous send off for the senior class! To top it off, the Gators were unanimously recognized by the league coaches with the Sportsmanship Award for the LIS conference this year.

The volleyball team finished its season with a tough loss at St. Margaret’s School on Tuesday, October 29th. Senior, Renee Bosetti earned All-LIS Conference honors for her tremendous play this year! Renee is also the 2nd Saint Gertrude student athlete to be nominated for the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award; Caroline Gill earned this recognition earlier this year! 

 

Upcoming Competitions

Thursday, 11/7

VISAA State Cross Country meet for qualified runners at Pole Green Course, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, 11/15

JV/V Basketball Scrimmages vs Douglas Freeman at SGHS Gym, 4:30/6:00 p.m.