Jack Ledford '18, the Chargers number 1 player on the boys tennis team, advances to the FHSAA State finals championships on April 30th at Sanlando Park. Both boys doubles teams, as well as four of the five singles positions, advanced to the semifinal rounds, a first for the Chargers. Girls number 3 singles player Wynn Bryant '20 advanced to the final beating Bradenton Christian in the quarters and ODA in the semifinals before losing to the Charger nemesis, St. Stephens in the finals, 2-6,0-6. Sofia Marston '21 also had a strong tournament before losing in the semifinals to St. Stephens. The girls number 1 doubles team of Melanie Friedman '18 and Bella Rawson '19 beat Sarasota Christian in the quarterfinals before losing to ODA in the semifinals. The girls number 2 doubles team of Wynn and Sofia beat St. Pete Catholic and Cardinal Mooney en route to the finals where they lost to St. Stephens 6-3, 6-2.
by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing & Communications
Julianna Wright '18 placed 1st in the Florida Scholastic Rowing Association Sculling State Championships. She raced in the lightweight women's single category and placed 1st with a time of 6:29 in qualifying heats. She went on to win the grand final with a time of 6:24, earning her the State Championship Title.
Twelve Upper School students received Triple Crown awards this week for playing three varsity sports during the school year.
Jack Ledford and Drew Zolper signed letters of intent to commit to playing sports in college next year. Jack signed to play tennis for Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Drew will be playing soccer at Sewanee: The University of the South. Congratulations to the students and their families!
The Varsity Baseball Chargers faced 2 of the top 3 teams in the conference this week. They had a tough time generating runs on Wednesday, dropping their game with Northside Christian 10-0. The Chargers also lost a tough game to ODA 3-11.