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WolfPack Weekly Roundup: January, 28 2019
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 1/28/2019

Last week Whitefield athletes competed in 19 athletic events, including multiple wrestling tournaments, basketball games, and swim meets. The Pack brought home victories over Mount Paran, Mt. Bethel, and Cumberland Christian! You can find details on these events and more in the recaps below.

We also had the opportunity to celebrate our varsity swim team last week, as they held the Spirit Spotlight for the week. For those who haven’t been able to make it out to the pool this season, check out the team in action with this video. Your next chance to catch the team in action will be tomorrow afternoon at Pace Academy. We are looking forward to cheering them on as they compete toward the end of their season.

This week the Metro 10 playoff games begin for our Middle School basketball teams while JV and varsity basketball teams compete in their final two home games against Mount Paran and Pinecrest. Behind the scenes, our spring sports of tennis, soccer, lacrosse, baseball, and track have begun intense training to prepare for their seasons ahead, and on Friday both the varsity girls and boys soccer teams will compete in their first scrimmage of the season against Pebblebrook at home. You can click here for the full athletic schedule for the week and be sure to join us soon to support the Pack!

Go WolfPack!
Danny Ryan
Athletic Director

Sports Recaps

Boys Varsity Basketball
ML King Classic @ Maynard Jackson High School: L 31-60
*Julian Munoz (12th) led all scorers with 12 points

vs. Mt. Bethel: L 35-61
*Rees PicKell (11th) led the team with 18 points, 4 rebounds, and 6 steals
*Myles Redding (10th) scored 10 points
*RJ Simmons (9th) scored 3 points

vs. Kings Ridge: L 51-53
*Myles Redding (10th) led the team with 15 points and 5 rebounds
*Julian Munoz (12th) scored 14 points for the Pack

Girls Varsity Basketball
vs. Mt. Bethel: L 25-58
*Zoe Justice (9th) scored 6 points and Shelby Wingate (12th) scored 8 points
*Avery Fassnacht (10th) scored a 3-point shot
*Madison Johnson (9th) and Katie Dourron (10th) each scored 4 points

vs. Kings Ridge: L 26-70
*Shelby Wingate (12th) led the team as the top scorer

Boys Junior Varsity Basketball
vs. Mt. Bethel: W 43-37
*RJ Simmons (9th) scored 16 points
*Nico Jacobson (9th) scored 20 points

vs. Kings Ridge: W 47-40

Boys Gold Basketball
vs. Cumberland Christian (6th Grade Game): W 39-36
*Emery McCurdy (6th) led the team with 17 points
*Graham Hood (6th) scored 8 points
*Riley Hugues (6th) scored 10 points

vs. Mount Paran School: W 28-21
*Cannon Richards (7th) scored 10 points and had 9 rebounds

Boys Blue Basketball
vs. Cumberland Christian: L 54-55
*The WolfPack fought hard and took the game to overtime
*Conlon Walker (8th) scored 12 points and Charlie Dew (8th) scored 19 points

vs. Mount Paran School: W 58-43
*Charlie Dew (8th) scored 20 points and Ayden Duncanson (8th) scored 13 points
*Jonathan Cassady (8th) scored 11 points

Girls Middle School Basketball
vs. Mount Paran School: L 20-83
*A’liyah Warrick (8th) led the team with 12 points
*Claire Watson (8th) scored 8 points

Varsity Wrestling
vs. Walker, North Cobb Christian, Fellowship Christian, and Atlanta Jewish Academy
*Jaden Sass (11th), Juanes Henao (9th), Jake Moorer (9th), and Grant Young (9th) all had wins by pin
*Jake Moorer (9th) had the fastest pin of the season happening 20 seconds into the first period
*Grant Young (9th) and Jaden Sass (11th) both added 2 wins (3-1 Young, 6-4 Sass)

vs. Eagle's Landing Christian Academy vs. Landmark
*Juanes Henao (9th) and Jake Moorer (9th) each picked up 2 wins by pin
*Collin Schuster (9th), Judge Swann (11th), and Grant Young (9th) each picked up 1 win
*Jake Moorer (9th) now has 17 wins on the season

Middle School Wrestling
@ Chattahoochee Championship: 2nd place
*Big wins from Kaden McKeon (8th), Jerry Flannery (8th), Nolan Shim (8th) and Jack Schuster (7th)
*Thank you also to Collin Schuster (Varsity) for helping Coach Wright coach the boys!
*Middle School wrestling ended on a high note with first year and second year guys making tremendous strides

Varsity Swimming
@ Cobb County Diving Championship
*Girls placed 13th and Boys placed 17th out of 20 schools
*Top performances included Avery Fassnacht (10th) with a 4th place finish in diving; Emilie Grand'Pierre (12th) with a 4th place finish in the 100 Breast and a 9th place finish in the 200IM; and Amanda King (9th) with 15th place finishes in the 50 Free and 100 Fly
*The team as a whole performed very well with almost every swimmer getting at least one personal record

Middle School Swimming
Metro 10 Championship @ Cumming Aquatic Center
*Boys team placed 3rd, girls team placed 2nd, and the team as a whole brought home the runner-up trophy
*1st Place - Ari Marrero (8th) in the 50 and 100 Free; Tucker Mansfield (7th) in the 50 Breast; and the Girl's 400 Free Relay of Armala Miller (8th), Sarah Kate Smith (7th), Emma Kate Douglas (6th) and Ari Marrero (8th)
*2nd Place - Taylor Wade (8th) in the 200 Free; the Boy's 200 Free Relay of Jackson Brooks (7th), Taylor Wade (8th), Will Overstreet (8th), and Hunter Fennel (6th); and the Boy's 400 Free Relay of Stanton Zwygart (5th), Tucker Mansfield (7th), Jackson Brooks (7th), and Kye Marrero (6th).
*3rd Place - Boy's and Girl's 200 Medley relays; Kye Marrero (6th) in the 100 Free; Tucker Mansfield (7th) in the 100IM; Armala Miller (8th) in the 50 Free; Taylor Wade (8th) in the 50 Back, and Catherine Browne (6th) in the 50 Breast.