This week, Georgetown Prep opens the winter sports season. For the teams' full schedules and rosters, visit Prep's athletic page.
Swimming and Diving Team Win 18th Straight I.A.C. Title
Coach Matt Mongelli '93 and the 2017-2018 varsity swimming and diving team won the 2018 I.A.C. title on January 25. Georgetown Prep hosted this year's I.A.C. Championships for swimming and diving. The swimming and diving program has won eighteen consecutive I.A.C. championships.
The team totaled 740 points, 126 points better than second-place St. Albans. Here are the championship meet results:
1. Georgetown Prep 740
2. St. Albans 614
3. Landon 496
4. St. Stephen's & St. Agnes 413
5. Bullis 190
John Wills '18 earned All I.A.C. honors by winning the 200-IM competition. Brett Feyerick '21 won the 100-Backstroke competition to earn All I.A.C.
Three Prep relay teams won I.A.C. titles:
200 Medley Relay: James Walton '18, Ryan Mathis '20, Dylan Danaie '21, and
200 Free Relay: Nathan Higgins '18, Walton, Mathis, and David Fitch '21.
400 Free Relay: Higgins, Wills, Feyerick, and Fitch.
Follow the link to view the full list of the I.A.C. Championship results.
Last Wednesday, Prep hosted a three-team meet with Bishop O'Connell High School and Bishop Ireton High School. Prep when 2-0 at the meet:
Prep 104 – Bishop O'Connell 76
Prep 133- Bishop Ireton 46
Prep will host Paul VI High School on Wednesday, January 31 at 4:00 p.m.
Prep will compete in the WMPSDL Championships this week. On Thursday, Prep will compete in the diving championships and on Friday, February 2, Prep will compete in the swimming championships.
Congratulations to the swimming and diving team!
The Georgetown Prep varsity basketball went 2-1 last week.
On Tuesday, Prep traveled to Alexandria, Virginia to take on St. Stephen's & St. Agnes in an important I.A.C. league game. The Hoyas controlled the first quarter and led 17-4 at the end of the first. The Saints scored 21 second-quarter points to narrow the gap to four points (29-25) at the half.
St. Stephen's & St. Agnes tied the game late in the third quarter. Prep and St. Stephen's & St. Agnes were locked at 43 at the end of three quarter. Prep's defense held the Saints to only three fourth quarter points and the Hoyas held on for the 55-46 road victory. Prep was led by Mezie Offurum '18's 18 points and Ike Nweke '18's 10 points and nine rebounds.
On Friday night, Prep traveled to Potomac to take on the #15 ranked Bullis Bulldogs. Bullis led 13-12 at the end of the first quarter and went into halftime with a 32-25 led. The teams played evenly in the second half, but Bullis connected on free throws late and held on for the 72-65, giving Prep its first I.A.C. loss of the season.
On Sunday, Prep hosted the sixth annual Shepherd Foundation Hoops Classic. Prep hosted #7 ranked St. John's College High School. Prep opened the game on a 16-0 run and led 16-4 at the end of the first quarter. St. John's scored 22 second quarter points to narrow the gap to 36-26 at the half.
St. John's took the lead late in the fourth quarter before Nweke converted on an offensive rebound and put back to regain Prep's one-point lead. Prep held on for the 59-58 win. Prep was led by Jared Bynum '18's 22 points and Offurum's 11 points. Read The Washington Post's recap of the game.
The Hoyas will travel to Northwest, Washington, D.C., tomorrow, Tuesday, January 30, to take on St. Albans at 6:00 p.m. Prep will host Episcopal High School on Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Prep is 5-1 in I.A.C. play and 15-4 on the year. The Hoyas are ranked # 6 in the D.C. area by The Washington Post.
Prep's varsity hockey went 1-1 last week.
Prep took on West Potomac High School at Rockville Ice Arena on Wednesday evening. Prep dominated the game from the opening minutes and went on to win 12-4.
The Hoyas hosted Gonzaga College High School on Friday night at Cabin John Ice Rink. The Eagles controlled the puck early in the first period and the Hoyas were unable to capitalize on scoring chances. Gonzaga would go on to win 7-2.
Prep will take on DeMatha Catholic this Wednesday, January 31 at Rockville Ice Arena at 5:50 p.m. Prep will resume their I.A.C. schedule against Bullis this Friday, February 2 at Cabin John Ice Rink at 6:30 p.m.
The Hoyas are 8-7 on the year and 2-1 in I.A.C. play.
The Prep varsity wrestling team hosted the Sharknado Duels on Saturday. The Hoyas went 1-2 overall in the tournament:
Prep 26 Archbishop Curley 54
Prep 23 Mercersburg academy 57
Prep 40 Woodrow Wilson 39
The Prep varsity wrestling team will compete in the I.A.C. Championships at St. Albans on Saturday, February 3 at 9:30 a.m.
Winter Sports Schedules
Varsity Swimming and Diving
- Tuesday, January 30: Varsity basketball is away at St. Albans at 6:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 31: Varsity wrestling is away at St. Albans at 5:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 31: Varsity hockey takes on DeMatha Catholic at Rockville Ice Arena at 5:50 p.m.
- Wednesday, January, 31: Swimming and Diving hosts Paul VI High School at 4:00 p.m.
- Thursday, February 1: Swimming and Diving will compete in the WMPSDL Diving Championships.
- Friday, February 2: Varsity basketball hosts Episcopal High School at 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, February 2: Varsity hockey takes on Bullis at Cabin John Ice Rink at 6:30 p.m.
- Friday, February 2: Swimming and Diving will compete in the WMPSDL Championships.
- Saturday, February 3: Varsity wrestling will compete in the I.A.C. Championship at St. Albans at 9:30 a.m.
Dan Paro '79