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Varsity Football

The Georgetown Prep varsity football team traveled Washington, D.C., on September 15 to take on the top-ranked Gonzaga College High School in the 17th annual Jesuit Gridiron Classic game.

Gonzaga kicked a field goal midway through the first quarter to lead 3-0. In the second quarter, Prep quarterback Kyonte Hamilton '21 found Chase Maccartee '20 for a Hoyas' touchdown. Prep's defense held the nation's 10th best team to only three first half points as Prep led Gonzaga 7-3.

In the third quarter, Gonzaga scored on back-to-back possessions to take a 17-7 lead. In the fourth quarter, the Eagles added two more scored to extend their lead to 31-7. Gonzaga held on for the win.

Prep is off this week. The Hoyas will host Riverdale Baptist on Saturday, September 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Prep is 1-2 on the year and ranked #17 in the area by The Washington Post.

Varsity Soccer

Prep's varsity soccer hosted Bishop O'Connell High School on September 10.

The Hoyas capitalized on scoring opportunities to score the games only two goals. Prep's defense continued its dominant play and, again, didn't allow an opposing goal. Prep would defeat O'Connell, 2-0.

Prep traveled to Downingtown, Pennsylvania to take on High Mowing Academy at United Sports Complex over the weekend. Prep scored the only goal of the game and the defense posted another shutout. Prep would defeat High Mowing Academy, 1-0.

This week, Prep hosts the area's second ranked team, Winston Churchill High School, this Friday, September 20 at 4:30 p.m.

Prep is 4-0-2 on the year and ranked #10 in the area by The Washington Post.

Cross Country

The Prep Cross Country team traveled to Frederick, Maryland to compete in an invitational meet hosted by Hood College.

The team finished eighth overall bolstered by strong performances across the board. Matthew Strong '21's 17:47 clocking led a sturdy Hoyas pack that placed six runners within forty seconds.

In addition to a strong race by Matthew Williams '20 and substantial personal bests by Andrew Nguyen '20, Sean Mullery '21, and Daniel Atayi '22, the depth of this close-knit team finish was urgently needed. The front five finished in a three-way tie with Clarksburg and Linganore and only Evan Deobald '21's clutch performance successfully broke both ties in Prep's favor.

Prep will next compete in the Riva Relays this Saturday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Games

Cross Country Schedule

Varsity Football Schedule

Varsity Soccer Schedule

Go Prep!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

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Varsity Football

The Georgetown Prep varsity football team traveled to Baltimore County on Friday afternoon to take on fellow Jesuit school Loyola Blakefield.

The Hoyas scored the first touchdown of the game before the Dons tied the game at 7 near the end of the first quarter. On the ensuing kickoff, the Hoyas' running back Jalen Hampton '20 returned the kick for a touchdown to make the score 14-7 at the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter, Loyola scored on a touchdown pass to tie the game at 14. With two minutes left in the half, Kyonte Hamilton '21 intercepted a Loyola pass and set up a three-yard Hampton touchdown run. Prep led at the half, 21-14.

Loyola tied the game at 21 midway through the third quarter on a short touchdown run. After Prep gave the ball back to Loyola, the Dons scored on an 18-yard touchdown pass to go ahead, 27-21. Prep turned the ball over on their ensuing possession and Loyola kicked a field goal to go up 30-21 at the beginning of the fourth quarter. On their next possession, Loyola increased their league to 37-21 with four minutes remaining in the game. Prep would score a late Hamilton touchdown to make it a 37-27 game, but Loyola held on for the 10-point win.

Prep will take on Gonzaga next Saturday, September 14 in the 17th annual Jesuit Gridiron Classic. The game will be played at Gonzaga at 2:00 p.m. Ticket information can be found below.

Prep is 1-1 on the year.

2019 Jesuit Gridiron Classic

The seventeenth annual Jesuit Gridiron Classic will be held on Saturday, September 14 at Gonzaga College High School. Come support the Hoyas as we take on the Eagles! The varsity football game will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Ticket Information

Cost: $10 each

Tickets may be purchased online.

Method of Payment: Cash or checks only. Please make checks payable to "WJA".

Where to Purchase: Tickets are available for sale at The Prep Store in the George Center. Follow the link to check The Prep Store hours or call 301-214-1206.

All proceeds benefit the Washington Jesuit Academy (WJA), which educates young boys from low-income families in Washington, D.C.

Varsity Soccer

Prep's varsity soccer team took on rival Gonzaga on Wednesday at Long Bridge Park. The Hoyas battled the Eagles to a 1-1 tie.

On Saturday, Prep traveled Southern Maryland to take on St. Mary's Ryken. The Hoyas dominated from the opening kickoff and went on to win, 4-1.

Prep hosts Bishop O'Connell High School tomorrow, Tuesday, September 10, at 4:30 p.m. Prep will travel to Downingtown, Pennsylvania to take on High Mowing Academy at United Sports Complex at 9:00 a.m.

Prep is 2-0-2 on the year.

Cross Country

The varsity cross country team hosted the annual Woodward Relays on Saturday morning. Prep will travel to Fredrick, Maryland on Saturday, September 14 to take part in the Hood College Invitational.

Upcoming Games

Cross Country Schedule

Varsity Football Schedule

Varsity Soccer Schedule

Go Prep!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

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Varsity Football

The Georgetown Prep varsity football team traveled to Virginia on Saturday afternoon to take on host Woodberry Forest School to open their 2019 season.

The Hoyas' running back Jalen Hampton '20 scored Prep's first touchdown of the season. Up 7-0, Prep's Isaiah West '22 scored on the team's next possession to extend the lead to 14-0. Late in the second quarter, Zach Whittier '21 returned an interception back for a Prep touchdown, one of three Hoyas interceptions in the first half. Prep led Woodberry Forest 21-0 at the half.

Woodberry capitalized on excellent field position early in the third quarter to score their first touchdown of the game. On the ensuing possession, Hampton scored his second touchdown of the game to put Prep ahead, 28-7. Prep's defense pinned Woodberry back in their own zone and forced a safety to extend their lead to 30-7. Woodberry would score another touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Prep would go on to win, 30-14.

Prep will travel to Baltimore on Friday, September 6 to take on fellow Jesuit school, Loyola Blakefield. The kickoff is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.

Prep is 1-0 on the year and ranked #7 in the area by The Washington Post.

Varsity Soccer

Prep's varsity soccer team open their season on Wednesday with a home game against Good Counsel.

The Hoyas scored first to lead the Falcons, 1-0. Playing a man down in the second half, Good Counsel added the equalizer and the game would end in a 1-1 tie.

On Friday, Prep hosted St. Paul's. In a back-and-forth contest, Prep would hold on for the 3-2 win.

The Hoyas take on Gonzaga this Wednesday, September 4 at Long Bridge Park at 3:00 p.m. Prep will travel to Southern Maryland on Saturday, September 7 for a game against St. Mary's Ryken at 12:15 p.m.

Prep is 1-0-1 on the year.

Cross Country

The varsity cross country team will open their season this Saturday, September 7 when the team hosts the annual Woodward Relays beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Upcoming Games

Cross Country Schedule

Varsity Football Schedule

Varsity Soccer Schedule

Go Prep!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

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Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! Each Monday during the academic year, Dan Paro '79, Georgetown Prep's Athletic Director and Head Varsity Football Coach, recaps the week of Prep sports and looks forward to the week ahead in the week's AD's Blog.

Varsity Football

The 2019 Georgetown Prep varsity football team will kick off its season this Saturday, August 31 at Woodberry Forest at 2:00 p.m.

Last season, Prep won the 2018 Interstate Athletic Conference (I.A.C.) championship.

In I.A.C. conference play, the Hoyas' defense only allowed 32 points from opponents in five games and the Prep offense scored 156 points.

Three Hoyas earned All-Met honors from The Washington Post: Matt Crowe '19 (second-team), Connor Humiston '19 (honorable mention), and Jalen Hampton '20 (honorable mention).

Hampton was named I.A.C. Offensive Player of the Year. Crowe, Humiston, and Hampton were joined on the All I.A.C. first-team by Mike Butler '19, Peter Davin '19, Ultan Horrigan '19, Finn Muldoon '19, Patrick Donovan-Jenkins '20, Jack Plank '20, and Chris Singleton '20. Justin Clark '19, John Howley '19, Andrew Johnston '19, Grant Maynard '19, Clayton Tinsley '19, Jamaal Jawara '20, and Kyonte Hamilton '21 earned second-team honors.

Prep finished the season with an 8-1 record and 5-0 in the I.A.C. Prep finished ranked #7 in Washington, D.C., area by The Washington Post.

Varsity Soccer

The 2019 varsity soccer team will open their season with a home game against Good Counsel High School this Wednesday, August 28 at 4:30 p.m. Prep will host St. Paul's on Friday, August 30 at 4:30 p.m.

Last year, Prep's varsity soccer team won the Interstate Athletic Conference (I.A.C.) won the 2018 Interstate Athletic Conference (I.A.C.) regular season. The Hoyas finished their I.A.C. regular season with a 9-0-1 record. Prep's defense only allowed two goals in conference play.

The Hoyas outscored their I.A.C. opponents by a score of 22-2. In the I.A.C. championship, Prep was upset by St. Albans, 2-0. Six Hoyas earned All I.A.C. honors: Patrick Dolan '19, Jake Giulieri '19, Timothy Peoples '19, Matthew Zaudtke '19, Dan Schehl '20, and Colton Ward '20.

The Hoyas finished their 2018 season with a 14-2-2 record.

Cross Country

The varsity cross country team will open their season on Saturday, September 7 at home.

Last season, Prep's cross country team placed fourth overall at the I.A.C. Championships. Gray Hall '19 paced the Hoyas and placed sixth overall with a time of 17:58. Hall earned All I.A.C. honors.

Upcoming Games

Cross Country Schedule

Varsity Football Schedule

Varsity Soccer Schedule

Go Prep!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

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Varsity Baseball Wins 2019 I.A.C. Title

The 2019 varsity baseball team and Coach Chris Rodriguez won the Interstate Athletic Conference (I.A.C.) tournament championship on May 11 with two wins against St. Albans. Prep won the I.A.C. regular season title going a perfect 10-0 in league play.

The Hoyas earned the tournament's number one seed and defeated Bullis, 14-0, in the conference semifinals on May 8 to advance to the I.A.C. championship best of three series against St. Albans.

St. Albans hosted a championship series doubleheader on May 11 due to wet conditions on Prep's field. The Hoyas' offense paced the team in the opening game.Travis Rinker '19 hit a home run and Charlie Furlong '19 reached base in all of his at bats. Prep pitcher Ryan Gleason '19 picked up the win and Brennan Lyons '19 pitched in relief of Gleason before Prep scored seven runs in the 6thinning. Prep would go on to win game one, 18-8.

In game two, a first inning RBI single by Rinker proved to be the one run of the game. Jack Flannery '19 pitched a three-hit complete game shutout. With the win,Flannery improved to 11-1 on the mound for the year. Prep would beat St. Albans, 1-0, to win the I.A.C. tournament championship.

Follow the link to read The Washington Post's recap of the championship series.

Prep finished the 2019 season with a 31-5 overall record.

Varsity Lacrosse

The varsity lacrosse team was upset in the conference semifinals on May 7 by the number four seed, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes.

St. Stephen' & St. Agnes led 4-2 at the end of the first quarter and extended their lead to 8-5 at the half. Prep tied the game at 8 early in the third period. The Saints regain the lead and when into the fourth quarter with an 11-9 lead. In the fourth, Prep scored early to trim the Saint's lead to one, but that would be as close as Prep got. The Saints scored an empty-net goal late to make it a 14-11 win. Bullis would go on to beat St. Stephen's & St. Agnes in the tournament championship game to share the I.A.C. title with Prep.

Prep finished the season with a 14-4 record.

Varsity Golf

Prep will next compete in the Washington Metropolitan (Metros) tournament tomorrow, Tuesday, May 14 at PB Dye Golf Club.

Rugby A

Prep advanced to the MAVRC tournament championship to take on the area's top team, Gonzaga.

In the championship game, the Hoyas played the Eagles tough, but went down, 5-0, early. Prep battled Gonzaga late into the second half, but Gonzaga, the number one ranked team in the country, pulled away, 19-0.

Prep finished the season with a 6-3 overall record.

Varsity Tennis

Prep's varsity tennis team fell to St. Stephen' & St. Agnes in the I.A.C. semifinals.

Prep will host Mercersburg Academy tomorrow, Tuesday, May 14 at 4:15 p.m. in their last match of the year.

Prep is 6-5 on the year.

Track and Field

The Hoyas placed fourth in the I.A.C. championships held at St. Stephen's & St. Agnes.

Michael Butler '19 won the 2019 I.A.C. shot-put title.

Odera Nweke '19 placed second in the long jump competition. John Mikita '20 came in second place in the 300 H and third in the 110 HH while Joe Raza '22 finished second in the 3,200-meter race.

Ben Bell '20 placed third 200-meter. The 4 x 100-meter and 4 x 400- meter relay teams both placed third.

Follow the link for the I.A.C. championships full results.


Full Spring Sports Schedule

Varsity Baseball

Varsity Golf

Varsity Lacrosse

Rugby A

Varsity Tennis

Track and Field

Go Prep!

Dan Paro'79
Athletic Director

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