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Varsity Basketball

The Georgetown Prep varsity basketball team opened their I.A.C. conference schedule last Tuesday night at Bullis. Prep, who was without Dejean Desire '19 and Kamdyn Curfman '19 due to injury, led 16-14 at the end of the first quarter. Bullis pulled ahead in the second quarter and led 38-35 at the half. In the second half, Bullis pulled away and went on to win 83-55. Prep was led by Miles Somerville '19 (16 points) and Zion Russell '21 (13 points)

The Hoyas traveled to Northwest, Washington, D.C., on Friday night to take on St. Albans. Again, without Desire and Curfman, Prep played St. Albans close for the first quarter and led 15-12. Prep's strong defense held St. Albans to only 25 points first half points and led 30-25 at the half. The Hoyas and Bulldogs were tied going in the fourth quarter, but Prep's offense came to life in the final quarter and held on for the 62-57 victory. Somerville (22 points) and Russell (16 points) led the Hoyas.

Last evening, Prep hosted Episcopal High School. Episcopal took an early 18-11 lead and led at the half, 36-24. Prep came back in the second half and pulled ahead by one late in the fourth quarter. Episcopal hit a three pointer with a minute left and held on for the 65-62 win. The Hoyas were led by Somerville (17 points) and Curfman (12 points).

Prep will travel to Bethesda, Maryland this Friday, January 18 to take on Landon at Landon at 7:30 p.m. The Hoyas will travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday, January 19 to take part in the PHT Invitational.

The Hoyas are 8-6 on the year and 1-2 in the I.A.C.

Varsity Hockey

Prep's varsity hockey team took on Gonzaga at Ft. DuPont on Wednesday night. Gonzaga avenged their opening game loss to Prep with a 4-1 victory over the Hoyas. It was Prep's first loss of the season.

The Hoyas rebounded on Friday with a 6-0 win to open their I.A.C. schedule over St. Stephen's & St. Agnes.

Prep takes on Landon this afternoon at Rockville Ice Arena at 4:15 p.m. The Hoyas will host Bishop O'Connell on Friday, January 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Cabin John.

Prep is on the year at 7-1 and is ranked #1 in the area by The Washington Post.

Swimming and Diving

Prep's swimming and diving team hosted Gonzaga on Friday for a critical meet.

In a very close meet, Prep held on for the 95-91 win over Gonzaga. See the full meet results here.

Prep hosted Calvert Hall College High School yesterday afternoon. Prep went on to win, 100-70.

Prep hosts a three-team meet today with Bullis and St. Stephen's & St. Agnes at 4:00 p.m. The Hoyas will travel to Baltimore this Saturday, January 19 to compete in the Catholic Nationals.

Varsity Wrestling

Prep's varsity wrestling team traveled to Alexandria, Virginia to take on Episcopal High School.

In a close team match, Prep lost to Episcopal, 37-30. On Friday, Prep lost to host Landon by a score of 54-27.

Prep hosts St. Stephen's & St. Agnes today at 5:00 p.m. Prep will participate in the Panther Invitational this Friday and Saturday at Paint Branch High School.

Winter Track

Georgetown Prep's winter track team participated in the Frostbite Invitational a few weeks ago.

Odera Nweke '19 placed second the 55-meter race. Michael Butler '19 finished in second place in the shot put competition. Ben Bell '20 placed sixth in the 300-meter race.

The Hoyas will travel to Alexandria, Virginia this Friday, January 18 to take on Episcopal at 4:00 p.m.

Full Winter Schedule

Varsity Basketball Schedule

Varsity Hockey Schedule

Swimming and Diving Schedule

Varsity Wrestling Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

  • Wednesday, January 16: Varsity wrestling hosts St. Stephen's & St. Agnes at 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 16: Swimming and Diving hosts a three-team meet with Bullis and St. Stephen's & St. Agnes at 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 16: Varsity hockey takes on Landon at Rockville Ice Arena at 4:15 p.m.
  • Friday, January 18: Varsity basketball is away at Landon at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, January 18: Varsity wrestling is away at Paint Branch High School competing in the Panther Invitational. Time TBD.
  • Friday, January 18: Varsity hockey takes on O'Connell High School at 6:30 p.m. at Cabin John Ice Arena.
  • Friday, January 18: Winter track is away at Episcopal at 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 19: Varsity wrestling is away at Paint Branch High School competing in the Panther Invitational. Time TBD.
  • Saturday, January 19: Swimming and Diving is away at Loyola University for the Catholic Nationals.
  • Saturday, January 19: Varsity basketball is away at the PHT Invitational in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Game time TBD.

GO PREP!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

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Varsity Basketball

The Georgetown Prep varsity basketball team traveled after Christmas to Charleston, South Carolina to take part in the Roundball Classic.

In the first round of the Holiday Tournament, Prep took on VA Palmetto Christian School. Prep controlled the game from the opening tip and held VA Palmetto Christian School to 28 total points en route to a 87-28 victory. The Hoyas were led by Zion Russell '21 (17 points) and Beluo Oranye '19 (14 points and 9 rebounds). Dejean Desire '19 recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

In the semifinals, Prep took on Roswell High School from Georgia. Prep held a six-point lead at the half and would go on to win by 15 point- 67-52. The Hoyas were led by Kamdyn Curfman '19 (14 points), Desire (13 points), Oranye (12 points), Miles Somerville '19 (11 points) and Russell (11 points).

In the championship game, Prep took on Goose Creek High School from South Carolina. After a close first quarter, Prep would control the final three quarters and would beat Goose Creek by 25 points, 55-30. Prep was led by Somerville (19 points), JB Strachan '20 (8 points), Curfman (7 points), and Desire (7 points and 10 rebounds).

Desire and Somerville earned All-Tournament honors.

On January 2, Prep hosted the seventh annual Shepherd Foundation Hoops Classic. In the men's game, Prep took on St. John's College High School, ranked #6 in the area by The Washington Post. St. John's took a controlling 20-6 lead into the second quarter and led 37-22 at the half. St. John's would go on to win, 84-59. Prep was led by Curfman (24 points), Russell (11 points), and Somerville (10 points). The Hoyas were without their leading scorer, Desire, who was out with an injury.

On Saturday, Prep took on Flint Hill in the annual I.A.C.- M.A.C. Challenge at the Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland. The Hoyas were without their top scorer again, Desire. Prep trailed Flint Hill 38-29 at the half and were down by as many as 15 points in the second half. Prep hit a flurry of threes in the fourth quarter and cut the Flint Hill lead to two points with a few minutes remaining. Flint Hill held on for the 72-68 win. Prep was led by Curfman (21 points), Somerville (17 points) and Russell (17 points).

Prep will open their Interstate Athletic Conference (I.A.C.) schedule this week. The Hoyas will travel to Potomac, Maryland on Tuesday, January 8 to take on Bullis at 6:00 p.m. Prep will travel Northwest, Washington, D.C., on Friday, January 11 to take on St. Albans at 7:30 p.m.

The Hoyas are 8-4 on the year. Prep is ranked #12 in The Washington Post's rankings.

Varsity Hockey

Before the Christmas break, Prep's varsity team took on Mount St. Joseph's at the Gardens Ice House in Laurel, Maryland.

James Flannery '19's first of two goals got the Hoyas on the board 8:33 into the game after taking a pass from Patrick Fitzgerald'21 and scoring from close range. Alex Demers '21 picked up the secondary assist on the play. Less than three minutes later, Alex Chaconas '20 scored unassisted in what turned out to be the game-winner, after he forced a turnover and chipped the puck past Mt. St. Joseph's goalie.

Georgetown Prep peppered Mount St. Joseph with 38 shots on goal, while Prep goaltender Elon Granston '20 made 20 saves on 21 shots.

On January 2, Prep took on the talented Churchill High School for the second time in the span of a month. Much like the first game, Prep dominated from the opening faceoff and would go to win, 9-2. Read The Washington Post's full recap of the game.

On January 4, Prep took on St. Paul's School. Prep dominated the game from the opening faceoff and took a commanding 4-0 lead at the end of the first period. Prep led 8-1 at the beginning of the third period and went on to win, 9-2. The Hoyas were led by Flannery's four goals. Chaconas two goals for the Hoyas.

Prep will take on Gonzaga on Wednesday, January 9 at 4:15 p.m. at Ft. DuPont Ice Rink. On Friday, January 11, Prep will open their I.A.C. schedule against. St. Stephen's & St. Agnes at 6:40 p.m. at Kettler Arena.

Prep remains undefeated on the year at 6-0 and is ranked #1 in the area by The Washington Post.

Swimming and Diving

Prep's swimming and diving team was off for Christmas break.

The Hoyas will host a three-team meet on Wednesday, January 9 with the Heights and DeMatha Catholic at 4:00 p.m. Prep will host Gonzaga on Friday, January 11 at 4:00 p.m.

Varsity Wrestling

Prep's varsity wrestling team had a busy schedule during the Christmas break.

Prep took part in the local Sidwell Friends tournament. The Hoyas placed third overall.

Eight Hoyas placed in the meet:

  • Kobe Borda '19, first-place
  • Carter Tinsley '22, first-place
  • Tim Kirlin '21, second-place
  • Ryan Yousefi '19, third-place
  • Grant Maynard '19, fourth-place
  • Declan Keating '20, fourth-place
  • Sean Yousefi '20, fourth-place
  • Tristian Furnish '21, fourth-place

In the Beach of the East Tournament, Prep placed 54th out of the 108 competing teams. Kyonte Hamilton '21 had an impressive tournament and placed second overall.

In the Mount Mat Madness Meet, the Hoyas placed 22nd out of the 36 competing teams. Borda and Ryan Yousefi both placed eighth in their respective weight classes.

Prep competed in the HUB Cup Tournament on January 5. The Hoyas placed 12th overall. Five Hoyas placed in the meet:

  • Borda, third-place
  • Maynard, fourth-place
  • Kirlin, fourth-place
  • Mateo Aguiar '20, sixth-place
  • Tinsley, seventh-place

The Hoyas will travel to Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday, January 9 for a meet against Episcopal High School at 5:00 p.m. Prep will compete in a quad meet at Landon this Friday, January 11 at 6:00 p.m.

Full Winter Schedule

Varsity Basketball Schedule

Varsity Hockey Schedule

Swimming and Diving Schedule

Varsity Wrestling Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

  • Tuesday, January 8: Varsity basketball is away at Bullis at 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 9: Varsity wrestling is away at Episcopal at 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 9: Swimming and Diving host the Heights and DeMatha at 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 9: Varsity hockey will take on Gonzaga at Ft. DuPont at 4:15 p.m.
  • Friday, January 11: Varsity basketball is away at St. Albans at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, January 11: Varsity wrestling is away at Landon at 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, January 11: Swimming and Diving host Gonzaga at 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, January 11: Varsity hockey takes on St. Stephen's & St. Agnes at Kettler Arena at 6:40 p.m.

GO PREP!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

Read more about AD'S BLOG: WEEK OF JANUARY 7

Varsity Basketball

The Georgetown Prep varsity basketball team went 1-1 last week.

Prep hosted St. Andrews on Tuesday night. Prep battled with St. Andrews throughout most the game, but St. Andrews pulled ahead in the fourth quarter and held on for the 62-53 win. The Hoyas were led by DeJean Desire '19 (22 points).

The Hoyas hosted Walt Whitman High School on Thursday night. Prep jumped out to an early lead and led by as many as 12 points in the first half. Whitman narrowed Prep's lead in the second half, but the Hoyas were able to hold on for the 54-48 victory. Prep was led by Miles Somerville '19 and Quentin Southall '20, who both scored 11 points. Read The Washington Post's full recap of the game.

Prep will travel to Olney, Maryland this evening to take on Good Counsel at 6:00 p.m.

The Hoyas are 2-2 on the year. Prep is ranked #9 in The Washington Post's preseason rankings.

Varsity Hockey

Prep's varsity team took on #6 ranked Churchill High School on Wednesday at Rockville Ice Arena.

Prep's varsity team took on #6 ranked Churchill High School on Wednesday at Rockville Ice Arena.

The Hoyas came out strong with a goal within the first minute of regular play, with more to follow shortly after. The Hoyas took a dominant lead after the first period with a 6-1 lead, making six out of their eight shots on goal.

The second period was quieter than the first, with both teams scoring a single goal. The game concluded with the Hoyas putting three goals into the back of the net without answer from Churchill. Prep went on to win, 10-2.

Some notable goals came from Alex Demersv'21, scoring his first goals in his Prep career, and James Flannery '19 scoring three goals.

The Hoyas traveled to Laurel to take on DeMatha, ranked #3 in the area by The Washington Post. In a close contest, the Hoyas pulled out the 5-4 victory to remain undefeated.

Prep will take on Mount St. Joseph's at Laurel Ice Rink at 6:00 p.m.

Prep is 4-0 on the year and ranked #2 in the by The Washington Post.

Swimming and Diving

The Hoyas hosted a relay meet with Landon on Wednesday at Georgetown Prep. The placed first in most individual and relay competitions and went on to defeat Landon, 117-66. See the meet's full results here.

Prep hosted a three-team diving meet on Saturday. Prep won the meet followed by Gonzaga (2nd) and Bishop O'Connell (3rd).

Individually, Gellert Kish '21 placed first while Jacob Morales '19 and Hamilton Sateri '21 placed second and third, respectively.

Prep is off this week for midterm exams.

Varsity Wrestling

Prep's varsity wrestling team competed in the Armed Forces Meet in Hagerstown, Maryland this past weekend.

The Hoyas finished the tournament with a 2-7 record:

  • Prep 18 – St. John's College High School 64
  • Prep 21 – Old Mill High School 54
  • Prep 35 – Century High School 48
  • Prep 63 – Northwood High School 42
  • Prep 12 – Sherwood High School 68
  • Prep 42 – DeMatha High School 29
  • Prep 27 – Arundel High School 48
  • Prep 30 – Quince Orchard High School 53
  • Prep 26 – North Hagerstown High School 47

Prep is off this week for midterm exams.

Varsity Basketball Schedule

Varsity Hockey Schedule

Swimming and Diving Schedule

Varsity Wrestling Schedule

Full Winter Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

  • Monday, December 10: Varsity basketball is away at Good Counsel at 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, December 10: Varsity hockey takes on Mount St. Joseph's at Laurel Ice Rink at 6:00 p.m.

GO PREP!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

Read more about AD'S BLOG: WEEK OF DECEMBER 10

Varsity Basketball

The Georgetown Prep varsity basketball team opened their 2018-2019 season at home against Gilman on Wednesday night.

Prep held a three-point lead at the end of the first quarter and grew the lead to 14 points in the second quarter. The Hoyas led 36-22 at the half.

Prep's offense was firing on all cylinders in the second half as the Hoyas scored 20 points in both the third and fourth quarters. Prep went on to win 76-60. The Hoyas were led by DeJean Desire '19 and Kamdyn Curfman '19, who scored 24 and 14 points, respectively.

The Hoyas took on Bishop Walsh High School in the Morgan Wootten Tip-Off Classic on Saturday. Prep held a 14-12 lead at the end of the first quarter, but a strong second quarter gave Bishop Walsh a 12-point halftime lead. Prep cut the lead to four points in the third quarter, but Bishop Walsh would hold on for the 52-46 win. Prep was led by Miles Somerville '19 (19 points).

Prep will host St. Andrews this Tuesday, December 4 at 6:00 p.m. Prep will host Whitman High School on Thursday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m.

The Hoyas are 1-1 on the year.

Varsity Hockey

Prep's varsity team took on rival Gonzaga on Friday evening for the team's home opener at Cabin John Ice Rink.

Gonzaga, who is regularly ranked in the top five in the Washington, D.C., beat Prep last season in the playoffs.

On Friday, the Hoyas dominated the game from the opening faceoff. Prep's defense pitched a shutout and the Hoyas scored three goals. Prep beat Gonzaga 3-0.

The Hoyas take the ice again on Wednesday, December 5 at 5:50 p.m. against Churchill High School at Rockville Ice Arena. Prep will take on DeMatha Catholic on Friday, December 7 at Laurel Ice Rink at 5:20 p.m.

Prep is 2-0 on the year.

Swimming and Diving

Prep's swimming and diving team hosted Bishop O'Connell High School on November 27.

Prep won 113 to 70. Read the full results here.

The Hoyas hosted a relay meet with DeMatha Catholic and the Heights on Saturday, December 1. The Hoyas won the three-team meet to improve to 3-0 on the year.

The Hoyas host Landon On Wednesday, December 5 for a dual meet at 4:00 p.m.

Prep will host the Georgetown Prep Diving Invitational on Friday, December 7 at 4:00 p.m.

Varsity Wrestling

Prep's varsity wrestling team competed in the Ray Oliver Tournament at the McDonogh School in Baltimore County.

The Hoyas placed tenth at the meet.

Some top individual performances included:

  • Kyonte Hamilton '21: 2nd place
  • Kobe Borda '19: 3rd place
  • Tristan Furnish '21: 5th place
  • Ryan Yousefi '19: 6th place

Prep will travel to Hagerstown, Maryland to compete in the Armed Forces Meet on Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8.

Varsity Basketball Schedule

Varsity Hockey Schedule

Swimming and Diving Schedule

Varsity Wrestling Schedule

Full Winter Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

  • Tuesday, December 4: Varsity basketball hosts St. Andrews at 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 5: Swimming and Diving hosts Landon at 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 5: Varsity hockey takes on Churchill High School at Rockville Ice Arena at 5:50 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 6: Varsity basketball hosts Whitman High School at 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 7: Varsity wrestling is away in Hagerstown, Maryland at the Armed Forces Meet.
  • Friday, December 7: Swimming and Diving hosts the Georgetown Prep Diving Invitational at 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 7: Varsity hockey takes on DeMatha Catholic at Laurel Ice Rink at 5:20 p.m.
  • Saturday, December: Varsity wrestling is away in Hagerstown, Maryland at the Armed Forces Meet.

GO PREP!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

Read more about AD'S BLOG: WEEK OF DECEMBER 3

Varsity Basketball

Coach Ryan Eskow and the Georgetown Prep varsity basketball team open their 2018-2019 season on Wednesday, November 28 at home against Gilman. The tipoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Prep will take on Bishop Walsh at Bishop O'Connell High School on Saturday, December 1 in the Morgan Wootten Tip-Off Tournament. The game time will be announced later this week.

Last season, the Hoyas won the 2017-18 Interstate Athletic Conference (I.A.C.) championship. Prep secured the I.A.C. regular season title with an 8-2 regular league record. Prep concluded season with a 20-5 overall record and was ranked #7 in the Washington, D.C., area by The Washington Post.

Varsity Hockey

Coach Brian Danver and the Prep varsity hockey team opened their 2018-2019 season last week against Bishop O'Connell High School. The Hoyas would win a close game, 3-2. Prep will return to the ice Friday, November 30 for a matchup against rival Gonzaga. The game will be played at Cabin John Ice Arena at 6:30 p.m.

Last season, Prep finished second in the I.A.C. regular season and made it to the championship game against Landon. In the championship, Prep played Landon evenly for the first two periods before Landon would pull away in the final period. Prep finished the season with a 10-10 overall record.

Prep is 1-0 on the year.

Swimming and Diving

Coach Matt Mongelli '93 and the Hoyas' swimming and diving team opened their season on November 16 at home against St. John's College High School. The Hoyas dominated the meet and went on to win 131.5 to 54.5. Prep will host Bishop O'Connell High School on Tuesday, November 27 at 4:00 p.m. Prep will host the Georgetown Prep Swimming and Diving Relay Invitational this Saturday, December 1. The start time will be announced later this week.

Last year, the Hoyas won their eighteenth consecutive I.A.C. title.

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.

Varsity Wrestling

Coach Joe Spelta and the varsity wrestling team open their season this Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 with the Ray Oliver Invitational at McDonough School in Baltimore, Maryland at 9:00 a.m.

Last season, Prep's varsity wrestling placed third in the I.A.C. 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 Hoyas placed 12th out of 32 competing teams at the Maryland State Tournament. Three Prep wrestlers paced in their respective weight classes:

  • Kyonte Hamilton '21 (Second Place)

  • Kobe Borda '19 (Sixth Place)

  • Thomas Whittier '18 (Seventh Place)

Varsity Basketball Schedule

Varsity Hockey Schedule

Swimming and Diving Schedule

Varsity Wrestling Schedule

Full Winter Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

  • Tuesday, November 27: Swimming and Diving host Bishop O'Connell at 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 28: Varsity basketball hosts Gilman at 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 30: Varsity wrestling is away at the Ray Oliver Invitational at McDonough School.
  • Friday, November 30: Varsity hockey takes on Gonzaga at Cabin John Ice Arena at 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 1: Varsity wrestling is away at the Ray Oliver Invitational at McDonough School.
  • Saturday, December 1: Swimming and Diving hosts the Georgetown Prep Swimming and Diving Relay Invitational.
  • Saturday, December 1: Varsity basketball is away at Bishop O'Connell High School to take on Bishop Walsh in the Morgan Wootten Tip-Off Tournament. Game time TBD.

GO PREP!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

Read more about AD'S BLOG: WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26