SGHS Athletics Update


 

The basketball team with the best fans in town after the big win over Trinity Episcopal on Thursday, January 16. 

The Varsity Basketball team had a HUGE victory on Tuesday, January 14 as it upset the #2 ranked team from Saint Anne’s Belfield, 47-46. The team was back in action with another perennially strong team in Trinity Episcopal on Thursday, January 16 and came away with a 45-44 win! These two wins were the first in recent years over STAB and Trinity and the Gators have now beaten every team in the conference! 

The Swim headed back into the pool on Friday January 10th in a meet with various other schools at Swim RVA. The Gators were led by Sophomore, Audrey Lewis who finished 2nd in the 100 free, 3rd in the 100 breaststroke and anchored the relays of Molly Sproull, Vivian Upchurch and Emily Czaja to 4th place finishes in the 200 free relay and 200 medley! Other top performances came from Molly Sproull who finished 3rd in the 100 free and Emily Czaja who finished 3rd in the 100 backstroke! The team also finished 7th overall in the State Catholic Meet on Saturday, January 11. The Gators swim today, January 17 at 6pm at SwimRVA for a meet hosted by Collegiate School.

The Indoor track team was back in action at Liberty University, on Saturday, January 10. The meet was highlighted by three new school records! Mary Kehoe set a new school record in the 1600m with a time of 5:35.91, which was enough for a 15th place finish in this competitive meet. The 4 x 200 relay team of Lauren Horan, Madeline Tuckley, Rebecca Peppers and Leah Bishop set a new school record with a time of 1:57.18 and a 19th place finish. The 4 x 400 relay team of Tabitha Pickral, Camdyn Ratzlaff, Kai’a Coley and Kayda Coley set a new school record with a time of 4:54.63 and finished 17th place. The squad is set to compete at St. Christopher’s tomorrow, Saturday, January 18. 

Upcoming Competitions

Tuesday, 1/21 

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

Friday, 1/24 

Varsity Basketball vs Potomac at Benedictine’s gym, 5:30p.m. Double header Event with BCP

Indoor track at St. Christopher Invitational, 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, 1/25 

Indoor Track at the St. Christopher Invitational , 10:00 a.m.

Varsity Basketball vs Caroline at Highland Springs for Coaches vs Cancer: 10:30 a.m.

Spring Sport Meetings with coaches will be held the week of January 27th.