Prep's varsity basketball team hosted league-leading and the number five team in the area, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes on January 14. The Hoyas started strong and led the Saints, 19-18 at the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes held Prep to one point and took a 40-19 lead into the half. The Saints would go on to win, 77-41.
On Friday, Prep traveled to Bethesda to take on rival Landon. Both teams came out strong offensively and the game was tied at 16 at the end of the first quarter. Landon took a three-point lead in the second quarter and led 35-32 at the half. Prep held Landon to only 10 points in the third quarter and took a five-point lead heading into the final quarter. Prep held on for the 67-61 victory. Prep was led by Quentin Southall '20 (12 points) and AJ Thomas '22 (12 points).
On Sunday, Prep played in the 8th annual Shepherd Foundation Hoops Classic at St. John's College High School. Prep took on the host Cadets. St. John's would go on to win, 66-34.
The Hoyas travel to Alexandria, Virginia tomorrow, Tuesday, January 21, to take on Episcopal High School at 6:00 p.m. Prep will travel to Northwest, Washington, D.C., on Friday, January 24 to take on St. Albans at 7:30 p.m.
Prep is 6-11 on the year and 1-3 in the I.A.C.
Prep's varsity hockey team hosted rival Gonzaga on Wednesday at Rockville Arena.
After ending the first quarter tied at one, both teams would add a goal in the second period. With the game tied at two, Prep would score the go-ahead goal and hold one for the 3-2 win over the Eagles. Prep was led by Seamus McNally '23 (1 goal and 1 assist), Alex Chaconas '20 (1 goal), Patrick Fitzgerald '21 (1 assist), and JB Vito '23 (1 assist).
Prep takes on Landon this Friday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Cabin John Ice Rink.
Prep is 7-2 on the year and ranked number three in the area by The Washington Post.
The Hoyas traveled to Potomac, Maryland to take on Bullis in an I.A.C. league match. Bullis would go on win the match, 61-18.
Over the weekend, Prep in the Warpath Invitational and the Escape the Rock tournaments.
In the Warpath Invitational, Prep placed 12th as a team. Three Hoyas placed in their respective weight classes:
Mateo Aguilar '20 – 3rd Place
Tank Spelta '23 – 4th Place
Alex Munoz '22 – 5th Place
Kyonte Hamilton '21 continued his impressive season by capturing his respective weight class at the prestigious Escape the Rock tournament.
Prep will travel to Alexandria, Virginia this Wednesday, January 22 to take on St. Stephen's & St. Agnes at 5:30 p.m. The Hoyas will host Landon on Friday, January 24 at 5:00 p.m. Prep will host the annual Sharknado Tournament on Saturday, January 25 at 10:00 a.m. in the arena.
Swimming and Diving
The Georgetown Prep Swimming and Diving hosted DeMatha and the Heights on January 16.
Prep defeated the Heights 105 – 80. The Hoyas defeated DeMatha, 110 – 73.
Over the weekend, Prep traveled to Baltimore, Maryland to compete in the National Catholic High School Championships at Loyola University. The Hoyas placed second overall with a combined team score of 288.
1.Gonzaga – 336 points
2.Georgetown Prep – 288 points
3.Loyola Blakefield – 282 points
4.St. Ignatius (Cleveland, Ohio) – 244 points
Prep will host the I.A.C. Championships on Wednesday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m.
Prep's indoor track and field team traveled to Alexandria to compete in the Maroon and Black Relays at Episcopal High School. The Hoyas placed 2nd overall.
Nick Aiello '21 took first in the long jump by nearly two feet with a strong early season leap of 20''1.5".
Daniel Atayi '22, Nathaniel Atayi '22. Alejandro Rojas '22, and Joe
Raza '22 4 x 800 meter relay team won with a time of 8:57.64.
Aaron Milton '21 came out on top of a three man tiebreaker for first in the high jump with a 5'6" bounce.
Aiello returned to team up with Josh Brown '20, C.J. Arce '21, and Will Muscatello '20 in sprinting to a second place performance in the 4 x 200 meter relay.
The distance medley team, featuring Matthew Strong '21, Nathaniel
Atayi '22, Teddy Kavanagh '23, and Joe Raza '22, also finished second.
Isaiah West '21 placed third in the 55 meter field in 6.86 seconds.
The 4 x 400 meter relay team of Brown, Rojas, Daniel Atayi '22, and Milton, wrapped up the day with a third place finish.
Prep will host the Last Track to Philly Meet on Saturday, January 25 beginning at 8:15 a.m.
Dan Paro '79