SGHS Weekly Athletics Update


The Swim Team looks to compete this evening, Friday December 13 at St. Catherine’s

The Swim team opened up its season last week with a Trinity meet held at SwimRVA and looks forward to getting in one more day of competition before heading into the Christmas break today, Friday, December 13 at St. Catherine’s Pool. The Indoor track team will have its first competition today and tomorrow, December 13 and 14 at Christopher Newport University. The JV basketball team had their first win of the season last Friday in a close 25-24 win over Spirit. The team also defeated Veritas School on Monday, December 9 before falling in a close game to St. Catherine’s on Wednesday, December 11. The Varsity team has had a great start to the season earning three more wins over Jamestown, Veritas and St. Catherine’s in the past week. The Varsity team is also currently ranked 9th in the Richmond Times Dispatch Pool, which included public and private schools! Both teams travel down to Catholic High School today, Friday, December 13 before heading into exams. The Varsity team is also excited to compete in the Richmond Times Dispatch tournament on December 20, 23 and 23. 

Saint Gertrude hosts the annual Gator Christmas Classic on Friday, December 27 and Saturday, December 28. Stop by the gym and enjoy some great basketball over the break! Admission to the games is $5 per day.

 

Upcoming Competitions

Friday, 12/20 Richmond Times Dispatch Tournament

V Basketball vs Highland Springs at HSHS, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, 12/21 Richmond Times Dispatch Tournament

V Basketball vs TBD at Hopewell, Time TBD

Monday, 12/23 Richmond Times Dispatch Tournament

V Basketball vs TBD at Hanover, Time TBD

Friday, 12/27 Gator Christmas Classic

Saint Gertrude Varsity vs Banner Christian Varsity (Varsity game 1), 11:00 a.m.

CVHAA Varsity vs Norfolk Collegiate Varsity (Varsity Game 2), 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, 12/28 Gator Christmas Classic

Saint Gertrude JV vs CVHAA JV, 10:00 a.m.

Loser of Varsity Game 1 vs Loser of Varsity Game 2, 12:00 p.m.

Winner of Varsity Game 1 vs Winner of Varsity Game 2, 2:00 p.m.

SGHS Weekly Athletics Update


The Varsity Basketball Team was all smiles after a great win over Collegiate on December 4.

The winter sports teams will be recognized with a Pep Rally during lunch on Monday, December 9. There will be music, prizes and games in addition to each winter team being announced. 

Congratulations to Junior Nan Kerner for creating and putting on the first ever Big Assist 3 on 3 Basketball tournament last Saturday, November 30. Teams of Saint Gertrude and Benedictine students competed in basketball games, while other enjoyed contests, food and prizes. Proceeds collected will be donated to The Little Sisters of the Poor as well as each class treasury. Thank you to everyone who came out to support this awesome event! 

The basketball teams had their first regular season games this week after two solid scrimmages. The JV team fell to Collegiate but the Varsity team came back from trailing in the first quarter to earn a convincing, 56-37 win! The JV team will have a chance to bounce back today, Friday, December 6th as they travel to Pocahontas Middle School to take on Spirit. The Swim team will open it’s season today with a Trinity meet held at SwimRVA. The Indoor track team will have its first competition next Friday and Saturday at Christopher Newport University.

 

Upcoming Competitions

Monday, 12/9 WINTER SPORTS PEP RALLY AT LUNCH!

JV/V Basketball Games vs Veritas at SGHS, 4:30/6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 12/11

JV/V Basketball Games vs St. Catherine’s at SGHS, 4:30/6:00 p.m.

Friday, 12/13

JV/V Basketball Games at Bishop Sullivan, 4:30/6:00 p.m.

Indoor Track Meet at Christopher Newport, 3:00 p.m.

Swimming at St. Catherine’s Meet, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, 12/14

Indoor Track Meet at Christopher Newport, 9:00 a.m.