Week in Sports: Week of Jan. 30


Druw Van Der Werff

Sophomore Zack Haskell has his opponent in a crucifix hold during a tri-meet at Boys’ Latin School of Maryland. JC faced Boys’ Latin and Gilman on Feb.1 and lost both matches 36-40 and 24-42, respectively.

Indoor Soccer – Thursday, Saturday

The women’s indoor soccer team had a busy and exciting week, resulting in a championship win. On Thursday, Feb. 2, they traveled to Du Burns Arena to face Notre Dame Prep in the IAAM semifinals game. They won with a score of 5-2 and moved on to championships.

On Saturday, Feb. 4, they traveled to Du Burns Arena again to face Mercy in the IAAM A Conference Championship. The team ended the game victoriously with a final score of 4-3. This is the first time the women’s indoor soccer team has won the championship since 2010. “Throughout the season, we became more creative on the field and also built up our defense,” senior centerback Gabby Centi said. “I am so happy to finally win a championship after four years of dominating the league and coming short every time.”

Women’s Basketball – Wednesday, Friday

The women’s basketball team had a busy schedule this week with two games. They travelled to play Archbishop Spalding on Wednesday, Feb. 1, and lost 53-59. Then, on Friday, Feb. 3, they played at home against Roland Park Country School and lost 47-57.

Women’s Swimming – Sunday

The women’s swimming team finished their season on Sunday, Feb. 5, by traveling to McDonogh School to compete in the IAAM Swimming Championship. The team placed 7th out of seven teams in the B Conference. Senior Julianna Richard won first place in both the 50m freestyle and 100m freestyle. “A bunch of us took time off [our previous best times] and even won our heats.” Richard said. “We all came together to have a fun time at champs and came out of it really happy.”

Men’s Basketball – Monday, Wednesday

The men’s basketball team had two away games this week. The first was on Monday, Jan. 30, at Glenelg Country School. The two teams were evenly matched, but the Patriots lost 52-58. On Wednesday, Feb. 1, they pulled through with a win of 76-65 at Archbishop Spalding.

“On Wednesday, we faced some adversity being down two starters, but we stayed together and really defended for 32 minutes giving us a win,” senior forward Nick Rosaschi said. “My favorite play from either game was on Wednesday when we finished the [first] half on a scoring run and Nigel ‘Slick’ Haughten hit a three at the buzzer before halftime.”

Wrestling – Wednesday, Thursday

The wrestling team had two consecutive away tri-meets. The first was at Gilman School on Wednesday, Feb. 1, against Boys’ Latin and Gilman. They lost to Boys’ Latin 36-40 and to Gilman 24-42. Thursday’s meet at Franklin High School proved to be equally challenging with two losses as well. The final scores were 9-57 against Hereford and 21-57 against Franklin.

Christina Giovanazi is a Sports Editor and Adria Pirozzi is a Contributor for The Patriot and jcpatriot.com.