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Georgetown Prep's indoor track team concluded their winter season last week. This season, the team won the Montgomery County Indoor Private School Championships and the Jesuit Invitational meet.

The Hoyas concluded the indoor track season with 12 athletes and relay teams ranked in the Montgomery County top ten leaderboard:

  • Odera Nweke' 19: 4th in the 55-meter. He also broke the school's 55-meter record. Nweke also finished 1st in the Long Jump competition.
  • Obiajulu Oranuba '18: 10th in the 300-meter.
  • Timothy Peoples '19: 10th in the 500-meter.
  • Patrick Howley '18: 10th in the 1000-meter
  • Craig Benjamin '18: 8th in the High Jump competition.
  • Michael Butler '19: 9th in the Shot Put competition.
  • Christopher Barclay '18: 1st in the Pole Vault competition.
  • The 4 x 400-meter Relay Team: 8th
  • The 4 x 800-meter Relay Team: 9th
  • The SMR Relay Team: 4th
  • The DMR Relay,: 10th

Visit the Montgomery County Running website for the full rankings and results.

Congratulations on a great season!

Read more about Indoor Track Finishes Winter Season Strong

For the teams' full schedules and rosters, visit Prep's athletic page.

Varsity Basketball

Georgetown Prep hosted St. Stephen's & St. Agnes in the conference semifinals on Friday evening. The Saints dominated the first quarter to lead 19-11 heading into the second quarter. The Hoyas scored 20 points in the second quarter to trim St. Stephen's & St. Agnes' lead to six at the half (37-31).

In the second half, Prep scored 51 points and dominated both ends of the court. The Hoyas would go on to win 82-67. Prep was led by Mezzie Offurum '18 (22 points), Kaymdyn Curfman '19 (21 points), and DeJean Desire '19 (17 points). With the win, Prep advances to the I.A.C. championship game.

On the other side of the tournament bracket, Bullis defeated Episcopal High School to advance to the I.A.C. championship. The I.A.C. championship was scheduled for Saturday afternoon, but due to inclement weather, the game was postponed to Tuesday, February 20 at Georgetown Prep at 7:30 p.m.

Prep's overall record is 19-5 and the team is currently ranked #7 in the Washington, D.C., area by The Washington Post.

Varsity Hockey

Prep's varsity hockey entered last week's I.A.C. conference tournament as the league's #2 seed. Prep took on St. Albans on Tuesday. The Hoyas dominated the game from the opening face-off and would go on the win 7-0 to advance to the I.A.C. championship game against the league's #1 seed, Landon.

In the I.A.C. championship game on Thursday evening, Prep and Landon played evenly throughout the first period. Prep answered an early Landon goal to tie the game at one before Landon scored to take a one-goal lead into the second period. Landon opened a two goal lead early in the third period and would score on an empty net late in the period to win the I.A.C. championship, 5-2.

Prep and Landon play again tomorrow, Tuesday, February 20, at Rockville Ice Arena in the MAPHL quarterfinals. The game time is set for 4:00 p.m.

Prep's overall record for the season is 10-10.

Varsity Wrestling

Prep's varsity wrestling team competed in the Maryland State Championships this past weekend at Hartford Community College.

The Hoyas placed 12th out of 32 competing teams. Three Prep wrestlers paced in their respective weight classes:

  • Kyonte Hamilton '21 (Second Place)
  • Kobe Borda '19 (Sixth Place)
  • Thomas Whittier '18 (Seventh Place)

Prep will compete in the National Prep tournament this Thursday, February 22 at Lehigh University.

Swimming and Diving

This past weekend, the Georgetown Prep swimming and diving team competed at the Eastern Invitational held at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

As a team, Prep finished eighth overall at the meet. The medley relay team of Ryan Mathis '20, Dylan Danaie '21, Brett Feyerick '21, and David Fitch '21 finished seventh overall. Feyerick placed fourth in the 100-meter backstroke.

Prep divers had a great meet. Gellert Kish '21 placed third, while teammates Jacob Morales '19 and Hamilton Sateri '21 placed seventh and twelfth, respectively.

Winter Sports Schedules

Varsity Basketball

Varsity Hockey

Varsity Swimming and Diving

Varsity Wrestling

Upcoming Schedule

  • Tuesday, February 20: Varsity basketball hosts Bullis for the I.A.C. championship at 7:30.
  • Tuesday, February 20: Varsity hockey takes on Landon in the MAPHL quarterfinals at 4:00 p.m. at Rockville Ice Arena.
  • Thursday, February 22: Varsity wrestling will compete at the National Prep tournament at Lehigh University.

Hoya Saxa!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

Read more about AD'S BLOG: WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19

For the teams' full schedules and rosters, visit Prep's athletic page.

Lyons '18 Signs Collegiate Letter of Intent

Garrett Lyons '18 has signed his collegiate letter of intent to play soccer next fall at Saint Joseph's University.

Lyons earned All-I.A.C. honors each of the last three seasons and was named second-team All-Met by The Washington Post for his outstanding play this past season.

He led Prep's varsity soccer team to a second place finish in the I.A.C. regular season and conference tournament.

Varsity Basketball Wins 2018 I.A.C. Regular Season Title

Third-year coach Ryan Eskow and the 2017-18 varsity basketball team won the 2018 Interstate Athletic Conference (I.A.C.) title on Friday night in thrilling fashion.

The Hoyas beat St. Stephen's & St. Agnes 65-63 on senior night to secure an 8-2 I.A.C. regular season record and the outright regular season championship. Prep held a 34-32 halftime lead and the game remained close through the final quarter. St. Stephen's & St. Agnes led by as many as four points before the Hoyas tied the game with under a minute left in the game. With the game tied at 63, DeJean Desire '19 scored on an offensive rebound as time expired to win the game for the Hoyas. Prep was led by Jared Bynum '18's 25 points and Ike Nweke '18's 12 points.

Prep will enter the I.A.C. conference tournament as the league's top seed. The Hoyas will host the winner of St. Stephen's & St. Agnes-Landon on Friday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. The I.A.C. championship game will be played on Saturday, February 17.

Prep's overall record is 18-5 and the team is currently ranked #7 in the Washington, D.C., area by The Washington Post.

Varsity Hockey

Prep's varsity hockey lost to Bishop O'Connell High School last Tuesday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The Hoyas were without five players due to injury or illness. Prep battled with O'Connell for the first period, but fell short in the second and third periods en route to a 5-2 loss.

Prep enters the I.A.C. conference tournament as the league's number two seed. The Hoyas take on St. Albans in the I.A.C. semifinals tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13 at 3:00 p.m. at Rockville Ice Arena. If Prep wins, the I.A.C. championship game will be played on Thursday, February 15. The location and game time will be announced at a later date.

Varsity Wrestling

The Prep varsity wrestling team went 1-1 last week in I.A.C. duel match competition.

On Thursday, Prep dropped a match at Bullis, 55-24. The Hoyas rebounded to defeat St. Stephen's & St. Agnes the next day, 54-21.

Prep competed in the Melee on the Metro meet at Woodrow Wilson High School on Saturday. The Hoyas placed seventh out of 24 teams. Kynote Hamilton '21 won the 195 lb weight class. Thomas Whittier '18 and Kobe Borda '19 paced second in their respective weight classes while Mateo Aguiar '20 finished sixth.

Prep will compete in the Maryland State Championships this Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17 at Hartford Community College.

Swimming and Diving

This past weekend, the Georgetown Prep swimming and diving team competed at the Washington Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships (Metros), the largest meet in the region featuring the very best swimmers and divers from the area's private and public schools.

In the diving competition, Gellert Kish'21 and Hamilton Sateri '21, as well as Junior Jacob Morales '19, put the Hoyas on the board, finishing 10th, 12th, and 14th, respectively.

Multiple Prep swimmers delivered personal bests at prelims including co-captains Jay Walton '18 and John Wills '18, along with Nathan Higgins '18, Andrew Mister '18, Michael Amberman '19, Trent Schlosser '19, , Ryan Mathis '20, Nick Spicer '20, Daniel Yuan '20, Dylan Danaie '21, Brett Feyerick '21, and David Fitch '21.

Seven swimmers went on to deliver exceptional swims at finals, ultimately missing the championship by just a few points. Particular congratulations go to Feyerick, a two-time 2018 Metros champion in the 100-backstroke and the 100-freestyle.

This Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17, Prep will travel to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to compete at Easterns Invitational.

Winter Sports Schedules

Varsity Basketball

Varsity Hockey

Varsity Swimming and Diving

Varsity Wrestling

Upcoming Schedule

  • Tuesday, February 13: Varsity hockey will take on St. Albans at Rockville Ice Arena at 3:00 p.m, in the I.A.C. semifinals/
  • Thursday, February 15: Varsity hockey I.A.C. championship TBD.
  • Friday, February 16: Varsity basketball hosts the I.A.C. semifinals at 7:00 p.m. Opponent TBD.
  • Friday, February 16: Varsity wrestling will compete in the Maryland State Tournament at Hartford Community College.
  • Friday, February 16: Swimming and Diving will compete in the Eastern Invitationals in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  • Saturday, February 17: Varsity wrestling will compete in the Maryland State Tournament at Hartford Community College.
  • Saturday, February 17: Swimming and Diving will compete in the Eastern Invitationals in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  • Saturday, February 17: Varsity basketball I.A.C. championship TBD.

Hoya Saxa!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

Read more about AD'S BLOG: WEEK OF FEBRUARY 12

For the teams' full schedules and rosters, visit Prep's athletic page.

Varsity Basketball

The Georgetown Prep varsity basketball went 1-1 last week in I.A.C. conference play.

On Tuesday, Prep traveled to Northwest, Washington, D.C., to take on St. Albans. After a low scoring first quarter, the Hoyas pulled ahead of the Bulldogs in the second and head a one-point halftime lead, 18-17. After an even third quarter, St. Albans held the Hoyas to only nine fourth quarter points and would go on to win, 45-40.

The Hoyas hosted Episcopal High School on Friday night in a critical conference matchup. Prep dominated the game from the opening tip and led 20-8 after one quarter. The Hoyas took a 41-24 led into the second half. Prep maintained a double-digit lead the entire second half and would beat Episcopal, 82-61. Prep was paced by Jared Bynum '18 (21 points) and Ike Nweke '18 (20 points).

The Hoyas will travel to Bethesda this Tuesday, February 6 to take on Landon at 6:00 p.m. Prep will host St. Stephen's & St. Agnes in their 2017-18 conference regular season finale on Friday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Prep is 6-2 in I.A.C. play and 16-5 on the year. The Hoyas are ranked # 7 in the D.C. area by The Washington Post.

Varsity Hockey

Prep's varsity hockey went 1-1 last week.

Prep took on DeMatha Catholic on Wednesday evening at Rockville Ice Arena. DeMatha, one of the area's top programs, controlled the puck from the start of the game and would go on to win, 5-1.

Prep took on Bullis on Friday night in an important I.A.C. league match. Prep's offense took advantage of early scoring opportunities and controlled the puck on both sides of the ice. Prep would beat Bullis, 7-2.

The Hoyas take on Bishop O'Connell High School on Tuesday, February 6 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex at 3:30 p.m. Prep takes on Churchill High School on Wednesday, February, 7 at 5:50 p.m.

The Hoyas are 9-8 on the year and 3-1 in I.A.C. play.

Varsity Wrestling

The Prep varsity wrestling team competed in the I.A.C. Championships on Saturday morning. The Hoyas placed third in the league championships. Three Hoyas won their respective weight classes:

  • Thomas Whittier '18 (Three-time I.A.C. champion)
  • Kobe Borda '19 (Three-time I.A.C. champion)
  • Kyonte' Hamilton '21

Other Hoyas placed in their respective weight classes:

  • Mateo Aguiar '20 (Second Place)
  • Ryan Yousefi '19 (Second Place)
  • Alex Matta '18 (Third Place and All I.A.C. at large)
  • Declan Keating '20 (Fourth Place)
  • David Mitchell '19 (Fourth Place)
  • Kevin Rejevich '18 (Fourth Place)
  • Sean Yousefi '20 (Fourth Place)

The Prep varsity wrestling team will travel to Potomac, Maryland on Wednesday, February 7 to take on Bullis in a duel match.

Swimming and Diving

The Hoyas' swimming and diving team defeated Paul VI High School last Wednesday, 107-62.

Prep competed in the WMPSSDL diving and swimming championships last week.

The diving competition, held at Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, three Hoyas placed:

  • Jacob Morales '19 (Third Place)
  • Gellert Kish '21 (Fourth Place)
  • Hamilton Sateri '21 (Sixth Place)

In the WMPSSDL swimming championships, the Hoyas finished in second place overall. Prep finished with 377 points while Gonzaga won the meet with 446 total points.

The Hoyas will compete in the Washington Metropolitan Championships (Metros) this week. The Metro diving championships will be held on Wednesday, February 7 at 3:00 p.m. at Germantown Swim Center. The Metro swimming championships will be held on Friday, February 9.

Winter Sports Schedules

Varsity Basketball

Varsity Hockey

Varsity Swimming and Diving

Varsity Wrestling

Upcoming Schedule

  • Tuesday, February 6: Varsity basketball is away at Landon at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 6: Varsity hockey takes on O'Connell at 3:30 p.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
  • Wednesday, February 7: Diving will compete in the Metro Championships at Germantown Swim Center at 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 7: Varsity hockey takes on Churchill High School at 5:50 p.m. at Rockville Ice Arena.
  • Wednesday, February 7: Varsity wrestling is away at Bullis.
  • Friday, February 9: Swimming will compete in the Metro Championships at Germantown Swim Center.
  • Friday, February 9: Varsity basketball hosts St. Stephen's & St. Agnes at 7:30 p.m.

Hoya Saxa!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

Read more about AD'S BLOG: WEEK OF FEBRUARY 5

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

Feyerick.

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!

Varsity Basketball

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.

Varsity Hockey

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.

Varsity Wrestling

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 Basketball

Varsity Hockey

Varsity Swimming and Diving

Varsity Wrestling

Upcoming Schedule

  • 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.

Hoya Saxa!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

Read more about AD'S BLOG: WEEK OF JANUARY 29
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