The Georgetown Prep varsity lacrosse team opened their season last week with a home game against St. John's College High School.
Prep's Michael Ridgway '21 scored the first Hoyas' goal of the season to put Prep up 1-0 ten seconds into the game. John Gross '20 added two straight goals to put the Hoyas up 3-0. St. John's added four straight goals to end the first quarter and led 4-3 at the end of one.
The Cadets would add two more second quarter goals to lead Prep 6-3 at the half. St. John's would add four more goals before Prep's Gross made the score 10-4 entering the fourth quarter. St. John's would go on to win, 13-6.
On Friday, Prep traveled to Annapolis, Maryland to take on St. Mary's. Colin Burns '23 found Kevin Christmas '20 to put Prep up 1-0. Gross would add another first quarter goal to put Prep up 2-0. The Saints would score five straight goals to end the quarter and led 5-2 at the end of the first quarter. Damon Hsu '20 opened the second quarter up with a Prep goal. The Saints would add three more goals to end the quarter and led Prep 8-5 at the half. Gross got the Hoyas on the scoreboard again early in the third quarter and Ridgway cut the Saints' lead to two goals a minute later. St. Mary's would add two straight goals to go up 11-7 before LSM Jack Plank '20 scored on a transition play to cut the lead to 11-8. Hugh Mullane '21 scored to make it 11-9. After another Saints goal, Ridgway scored to make it 12-10 entering the fourth quarter. Burns found Gross to make it 12-11 with seven minutes left in the game. After a Saints' goal, Patrick Fitzgerald '21 made it a one goal game with less than two minutes left in the contest. Zach Whittier '21 scored on a dodge from X to tie the game at 13 with 3.1 seconds left. With 3.1 seconds left, Chase MacCartee '20 scored from half field as time expired to give Prep the 14-13 thrilling win.
Prep hosts Gilman on Tuesday, March 10 at 4:30 p.m. Prep will take on rival Gonzaga on Friday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. at Georgetown University.
Prep is 1-1 on the year.
Prep's varsity baseball team takes on Curley High School this Tuesday, March 10 at 4:15 p.m. Prep will take on Gonzaga on Friday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. at Nats' Park. The Hoyas will host Mount St. Joseph's in a double header on Saturday, March 14. The first game is at 1:00 p.m. and the second is at 3:00 p.m.
The Georgetown Prep varsity golf team opened their season on March 2 against Good Counsel at Manor Country Club.
Nick Barros '21 led the Hoyas to a 195 - 219 victory over the Falcons with a one over par score of 36.
Xander Maloy '23 posted a 39, while Joe Hemsley '21, Rory Friel '20, and Zach Maloy '21 each recorded 40. The weather began warm and mild but by the second hole the wind picked up and made the closing holes very challenging. Trey Cox '21 and Peter Barros '23 each shot 42 while Eddie McLain '20 finished with a 45 to complete the lineup.
The varsity tennis team opens their season on Tuesday, March 10 with a home match against Loyola Blakefield.
Track and Field
The track and field host the Run and Gun meet on Wednesday, March 11 at 4:00 p.m.
Varsity rugby opened their season on the road with a 19-5 vs Calvert Hall. David Koffi '20, John Mikita '20, and Ben Navabi '22 each scored tries and Sean August '21 and Brendan Beilke '21 each slotted a conversion.
The Hoyas won their home opener 57-8 over Malvern Prep. Mikita led the scoring with two tries and Christian David '20, Will Madden '20, August, Beilke, Dominic Bruno '21, Timmy Hathway '21, and Myles Kelly '21 each scored one. Tommy McHale '21 kicked five conversions and Beilke kicked one as well.Upcoming Games
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