[Update 5/27] Spring sports progress into playoffs


Junior Dino Profili swings at an oncoming pitch during a varsity baseball game against Fallston High School. JC will compete against Archbishop Curley High School for the championship game on May 13.

Maggie Cassidy, Managing Editor

As the school year nears its end, so does the JC spring sports season as the teams either begin or finish preparing for their final games towards the road to championships

Women’s Lacrosse:

On Tuesday, May 10, the varsity women’s lacrosse team played in the league quarterfinals against Notre Dame Preparatory School (NDP). The final score was 16-15 NDP, knocking JC out of the running for championships. According to Athletic Director Larry Dukes, senior Annie Thomas scored seven goals and junior Erica Bodt scored five.

Men’s Lacrosse:

Men’s varsity lacrosse lost to Annapolis Area Christian 10-13, knocking them out of the running to championships. JC in the MIAA ‘B’ Conference semi-finals on Tuesday, May 17 against them. Previously this season, JC had both won and lost to Annapolis Area Christian.  The first time JC played Annapolis Area Christian, March 22, they won 11-7, and the second time they played, April 21, JC lost 6-8.

Men’s Baseball:

On Friday May 13 JC varsity men’s baseball competed in the first round game of the MIAA ‘A’ Conference Championships against Archbishop Curley High School.  The team continued their winning streak by beating the Curley Friars 9-0. The Friars will move on to play St. Paul’s School in an elimination round, and The Patriots will go on to play the Archbishop Spalding Cavaliers on May 16 in the second round game.

Track and Field:

Men’s varsity track and field won the MIAA ‘B’ Conference Championship this year on Wednesday, May 4. The men’s team also won the seventh Annual Patriot Games. Along with the women’s varsity track and field team, the men’s team will be competing this Saturday, May 14, at Calvert Hall College where they will take part in the MIAA and IAAM ‘A’ and ‘B’ Conference Championships.

Women’s Softball:

On Wednesday, May 11, the JC women’s varsity softball team played in the IAAM ‘A’ Conference quarterfinals game against Mercy High School. Mercy won the quarterfinals against the Patriots with a score of 6-1. The season ended with the women’s varsity softball having a record of 2-6 in their conference and an overall record of 4-11.

Men’s Tennis:

The men’s varsity tennis team played in a tournament at McDonogh School on Monday May 9 and Tuesday May 10, where The Boys Latin School of Maryland, Beth Tfiloh School, and Calvert Hall College all competed. Playing number two singles was junior Christopher Wohlfort who lost to Boy’s Latin. The number two doubles team junior Christopher Scopelliti and senior Ian Casale lost to Mount Saint Joseph High School. And in number one doubles juniors Henry Shepard and Alex Snyder beat Calvert Hall in the first round, but lost to McDonogh School in the quarters.

Men’s Rugby:

On April 28 the men’s A-side rugby team finished their season with a 19-14 win against Archbishop Spalding High School. According to Principal Paul Barker, the team clearly got better over the season despite their size and numbers. Overall their record turned out to be 3-6 for the A-side and on the B-side 3-1.

Women’s Badminton:

The women’s varsity badminton team competed in their last match against Roland Park Country School on April 29.  The final score was 0-7 Roland Park which tied their previous game’s score on April 27 against Garrison Forest School. JC finished their season with a record of 3-9.


The JC varsity golf team had a season record of 1-8 this year, but gained a lot of valuable experience at each and every match according to the Athletic Department. They were the only team in the ‘A’ Conference without a senior on the roster. With six sophomores, two freshmen, and two juniors, they started at least one freshman and one sophomore every match. According to Athletic Department’s statistics, the team learned a lot and hopes to become a much more competitive team next season.

For more information regarding the status of the teams, keep checking www.jcpatriot.com for future recaps.

[Update May 27: Men’s Golf]

Maggie Cassidy is a Managing Editor for “The Patriot” and jcpatriot.com