Week in Sports: Week of Dec. 5

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Emily Stancliff

Clearing his second attempt, senior Iain Olsen beats his personal record in the high jump with a height of 5’4.” The men’s indoor track and field team competed in an MIAA meet at Loyola Blakefield on Thursday, Dec. 8.

Indoor Soccer – Monday, Wednesday

The women’s indoor soccer team defeated Friends School 6-1 on Monday, Dec. 5. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the team played their second game of the week and won against Roland Park Country School 7-2.

Women’s Basketball – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

The women’s basketball team dominated the competition this week against Mercy High School, Notre Dame Preparatory School, and Severn School. The team started the week off with a win at home on Tuesday, Dec. 6, against Mercy High School with a score of 63-26. Following up on their win, they faced Notre Dame Preparatory School at home on Wednesday, Dec. 7, dominating the court with a score of 71-39. The finished the week with a strong win against Severn School on Friday, Dec. 9, with a final score of 62-15.

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Sophomore Kaelyn James dives off the block at the start of the 100m freestyle. On Wednesday Dec. 7, the women’s swim team lost to Roland Park Country School and the men’s swim team lost to Archbishop Curley.

Women’s Indoor Track and Field – Saturday

After a long week of practice, the women’s indoor track and field team went to the CCBC Essex Campus on Saturday, Dec. 10, to compete against 13 other Harford County schools. The team had a good showing in many individual and team events, finishing third place overall. Among the top runners were seniors Caroline Barwick, Charlotte Haggerty, Abby Hormes, Alexa Martinez, Adria Pirozzi, Stephanie Imbierowicz, and junior Chika Chuku. Top team events included the 160 meter relay, 400 meter relay, and 800 meter relay.

Women’s Swimming – Wednesday, Friday

The women’s swimming team competed in two meets this week. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, JC lost to Roland Park Country School 66-29 and the Institute of Notre Dame 58-31 at the Bel Air Athletic Club. On Friday, Dec. 9, the team was defeated 80-50 by Maryvale at Loyola College.

Men’s Basketball – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

The men’s basketball team had four challenging games this week. On Monday, Dec. 5, the team started the week strong with a win against Glenelg Country School at home with a score of 66-60. They traveled to Gilman School on Wednesday, Dec. 7, but took a tough loss to the Greyhounds with a score of 71-64. Rebounding on Friday, Dec. 9, the team won against Boys’ Latin School at home with a close score of 64-60. On Sunday, Dec. 11, the team faced Paul VI Catholic High School in Virginia and lost with a score of 52-90.

Men’s Indoor Track and Field – Thursday

This week, the men’s indoor track and field team traveled to Loyola Blakefield on Thursday, Dec. 8. The majority of the team competed in the JV meet, which was not scored, however, several players broke personal records and season’s best records. These record breakers included freshman Tim Karbler and David Baranoski, sophomores Ayo Bodison, Bryan Stancliff, Adam Spaeth, Dan Jenkins, and Justin MaGee, juniors Marco Bateson and Robbie Baranoski, and seniors Iain Olsen and Max Moxey.

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Sophomore Zachary Haskell prepares to return an opposing wrestler at the Knightmare Invitational at Parkville on Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10. JC finished second overall with 75 team points, five wrestlers in the finals, and three champions.

Men’s Swimming – Wednesday

The men’s swimming team faced Archbishop Curley at the Bel Air Athletic Club on Wednesday, Dec. 7. The team lost with a final score of 42-105.

Wrestling – Friday

On Friday, Dec. 9, the wrestling team attended the Knightmare Invitational at Parkville High School. They placed second overall, with a total score of 75 points. Loyola Blakefield placed first with a final score of 81, and Springbrook High School placed third with a score of 66.5 points.

James Keller is a Copy Editor and Emily Stancliff is a Sports Editor for The Patriot and jcpatriot.com.