Week in Sports: Spring Break Recap and Week of April 10
Athletes hardly saw a day of break this year with several games and meets taking place during their week “off.” From playing in freezing rain to battling the hot sun, their hard work paid off in several exciting matchups.
May 11, 2017
Week in Sports: Spring Break Recap
Week in Sports: Spring Break Recap
Softball – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
The women’s softball team played three games in three days following Easter. For the first game on Wednesday, April 19, they traveled to Catholic High School and lost 10-20. The next day, they played Bel Air High School at home and lost 6-7. On Friday, April 21, the team played a home game dedicated to Autism awareness. Spectators were encouraged to make a $3 donation to be given to the Autism Society of Baltimore-Chesapeake, and they raised a total of $170. They faced McDonogh School and won with a final score of 7-6. Due to a disqualification, the score of this game was later changed to a 0-1 loss.
Women’s Lacrosse – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
The women’s lacrosse team traveled to Roland Park Country School on Tuesday, April 18, and lost 9-11. They faced Maryvale Prep at home on Thursday, April 20, and won with a final score of 12-10. They played at home again on Saturday, April 22, against Dulaney High School and lost 12-16.
Women’s Outdoor Track – Wednesday, Friday
The women’s outdoor track and field team traveled to Maryvale Prep on Wednesday, April 19, to face off against them and Bryn Mawr. Although the meet was not scored, notable performances included Kothenbeutel, who placed second in the intermediate hurdles, and senior Adria Pirozzi, who placed first in the 1600 meter.
On Friday, April 21, they traveled along with the men’s team to Oakland Mills High School to compete in the Scorpion Invitational. Team scores were not recorded, but top performances came from Chika Chuku, who placed second in the 300 meter hurdles and third in the 100 meter hurdles, and Pirozzi, who placed third in the 3000 meter. Also, the distance medley relay team placed fourth. This team consisted of seniors Emily Stancliff and Pirozzi, junior Hadley Leishman, and sophomore Skylar Bensel.
Baseball – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
The baseball team had a busy week, playing three home games in three consecutive days, followed by a game at Ripken Stadium. On Monday, April 17, they played McDonogh School and won 4-2. They played a tough game against Bel Air High School the next day and lost 2-11. They came back the following day and beat St. Mary’s with a final score of 5-2.
On Friday, April 21, the team hosted the Josh Hamer Memorial Game at Ripken Stadium in partnership with the Aberdeen IronBirds. Fans and community members who attended the game were asked to donate five dollars to the Josh Hamer Memorial Scholarship Fund. The team faced Gilman, and lost with a final score of 4-5.
Men’s Lacrosse – Tuesday, Friday
The men’s lacrosse team played two away games in the week following Easter, and won both by a substantial margin. On Tuesday, April 18, they traveled to St. Peter and Paul and won 16-7. On Friday, April 21, they played Gerstell Academy and won 15-5.
Men’s Outdoor Track and Field – Friday
The men’s outdoor track and field team traveled to Oakland Mills High School on Friday, April 21, to participate in the Scorpion Invitational. Team scores were not recorded at this meet, but many players placed in their events. Rice placed second in the high jump and junior Druw Van der Werff placed third in discus.
Emily Stancliff and Christina Giovanazi are Sports Editors for The Patriot and jcpatriot.com.
Week in Sports: Week of April 10
Week in Sports: Week of April 10
Softball — Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
Heading into the break, the softball team had been undefeated, but a tough in-conference loss set the team back. On Monday, April 10, the team defeated Catholic High at home, winning with a score of 13-3. Their first in-conference loss of the season came from their away game against Mount de Sales on Wednesday, April 12, with a close score of 2-3. Playing back-to-back games, the team turned around to play Dulaney High School at home on Thursday, April 13, but lost with a final score of 4-5.
Women’s Lacrosse — Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
The women’s lacrosse team had a packed schedule with three games. They first traveled to Mount de Sales on Monday, April 10, and won with a score of 16-10. Also playing back-to-back, they faced Garrison Forest at home the next day, and lost with a score of 13-18. They ended the week facing Bel Air High School on their home turf on Thursday, April 13, and lost with a score of 9-12.
Badminton — Tuesday, Wednesday
The badminton team hosted two home matches last week.. On Tuesday, April 11, the team faced St. Timothy’s and won decisively, 6-1. They solidified the week with a win over Oldfields on Wednesday, April 12, with a score of 5-2.
Women’s Outdoor Track and Field — Wednesday
The women’s outdoor track and field team traveled to McDonough to face off against Archbishop Spalding and McDonough. While the meet was not scored, several runners and field athletes had season bests or broke their personal records. Two performances of the day included senior Taylor Brewer with four season bests in the long jump, triple jump, high hurdles, and 400 meter dash and the 100 meter relay team of juniors Ashlee Kothenbeutel, Chika Chuku, Lily Derickson, and sophomore Holly Dixon.
Baseball — Tuesday, Saturday
The baseball team participated in a tournament this week, but first had to play on Tuesday, April 11 against St. Paul’s at home. They defeated St. Paul’s with a score of 8-0. In the Bel Air Tournament on Saturday, April 15, the team faced Bel Air and C. Milton Wright. They managed to beat Bel Air, 7-3, but lost to C. Milton Wright with a score of 9-12.
Men’s Lacrosse – Tuesday
The men’s lacrosse team had a light schedule this week with only one game. They faced A-conference opponent Gilman at home and lost with a score of 7-8.
Men’s Tennis – Tuesday
The men’s tennis team had their second away match at St. Mary’s High School. The team lost the match with a score of 0-5.
Men’s Outdoor Track and Field – Tuesday
The men’s outdoor track and field team hosted a MIAA meet on Tuesday, April 11, and had a handful of personal records and season bests. Although the meet was not scored, several people qualified for the MIAA A Conference Championship later in the season. Field event qualifiers included juniors Jared Vogel and Kyle Wedemeyer for pole vault, sophomores Darius Lloyd and Davon Bomar for discus, senior Avery Jones for triple jump, and senior Niko Rice for high jump. Also, several sprinters qualified, including freshman Malik Scott and Jones for the 200 meter and Rice, sophomores Ayo Bodison and Chimzi Chuku, and Scott for the 100 meter.
Golf – Wednesday
On Wednesday, April 12, the golf team traveled to St. Peter and Paul and lost with a final score of 5-16.