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WolfPack Weekly Roundup: April 16, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 4/16/2018

Last week we had the opportunity to celebrate the WolfPack in some special ways! On Tuesday, the varsity girls soccer team honored coach Lou Nardi, who is finishing his final season as a soccer coach at Whitefield after faithfully serving for 16 years. The team showed a presentation with photos and videos from alumni players and took time to thank Coach Nardi for the impact he’s had on their lives. On Wednesday, our varsity baseball team competed against Fellowship Christian, the Kona Ice truck came out, and fans enjoyed a free shaved ice as they cheered on the Pack! On Thursday we arrived at school to find the front of the Upper School building decorated in support of our varsity tennis team, which will compete in the region tournament beginning today. It was a great week of competing and celebrating the Pack! You can find recaps from the athletic events of last week below.

This week we’re looking forward to competing in 20 athletic events. On Wednesday, varsity baseball will begin region tournament play, and Middle School track will compete in the Metro 10 meet. Whitefield will host an area meet for varsity track on Tuesday and Thursday, with the return of the Kona Ice truck on Thursday afternoon! Click here to learn more about opportunities to support WolfPack athletics this week!

Go Pack!
Danny Ryan
Athletic Director
Sports Recaps: April 9-15, 2018

Varsity Baseball
vs. Landmark Christian School: Win 2-1
*Patrick Rich's (12th) RBI single in the 4th inning tied the game
*Coleman Miller's (12th) RBI single was the game winner as he knocked Braeden Swilley (10th) who reached on a double
*Alex Carver (12th) had three shutout innings, with Ian Kennedy (10th) taking the mound to give up only one run in four innings

vs. Fellowship Christian: Loss 2-6
*Carson Sanders (11th) had an RBI single on a squeeze bunt in the 4th inning
*Luke Persons (12th) had an RBI single with two outs in the 5th

vs. Fellowship Christian: Loss 1-11
*Carter Huffman (12th) was 1-3 with a double
*Ian Kennedy (10th) was 2-3
*Braeden Swilley (10th) pitched three solid innings in relief

Junior Varsity Baseball
vs. Mount Pisgah: Loss 3-13
*Chase Watson (9th) played well in the field and led the team offensively as well

Middle School Baseball
vs. Kings Ridge: Win 10-2
*Cooper Craig (8th) was 3-3 with two triples, a single, and two RBIs
*Caleb LaVallee (7th) was 2-2 with a double, a two-run home run, a walk, and three RBIs

Varsity Tennis
vs. Walker: Boys Loss 0-5, Girls Loss 0-5
*Everett Sinclair (10th) stepped up from JV to fill in for Preston Evans (11th), and played well with partner Connor Miller (11th)
*The Whitefield girls gave a great effort, with each singles and doubles line playing hard all the way to the last point

vs. Wesleyan School: Boys Loss 0-5, Girls Loss 2-3
*All of the Whitefield boys fought hard against tough opponents
*Keri Quillin (11th) and Hannah Morris (11th) played outstanding and recorded the only two wins for the Pack

Girls Varsity Soccer
vs. Mount Pisgah: Loss 1-2
*Whitefield's goal scored by Anna Grace Kwon (11th) assisted by Lindsey Fry (9th)
*Claire Browne (11th) had four saves

vs. Mount Vernon Presbyterian School: Win 1-1 (4-3 on PKs)
*Goal by Ryan Llewellyn (12th) assisted by Mary Kate Eaton (12th)
*Kailey Williams (10th) and Adiyah Thomas (9th) had three and four saves, respectively

Boys Varsity Soccer
vs. McCallie: Loss 0-1
*Whitefield boys fought hard and played well against a tough opponent

vs. Mount Pisgah: Win 10-0
*Jason Dinschel (10th) led the scoring with three goals
*Rachid Bilotti (12th) and Matthew Sumlin (11th) each added two goals, with Clayton McLemore (12th), Stephen Hellier (12th), and Josh Orr (12th) scoring a goal each
*John Matherne (12th) played in goal

Boys Junior Varsity Soccer
vs. The Kings Academy: Win 3-1
*The Pack dominated possession allowing zero shots and possessing the ball for minutes at a time
*Quality defense from James Heiskell (9th) and KJ Johnson (9th) and proactive goal keeping from Jack Krahel (9th) and William Rowe (9th)

vs. Mount Vernon Presbyterian School: Win 4-1
*Luke Wilson (9th) scored three goals with Joel McKinney (9th) adding the other on a perfect lob shot at an impossible angle
*Strong defense from Matthew Oluyide (11th) and relentless midfield play from KJ Johnson (10th), Micah Messner (9th) and Scott Hellier (9th) fueled the persistent effort

Girls Middle School Soccer
vs. Mount Paran School: Win 4-2
*First half goals scored by Danielle Trovato (7th) (assisted by Hannah Docabo (7th)) and Elizabeth Morris (6th) (assisted by Danielle Trovato (7th))
*Ellie Farrar (7th) had a game-winning save and clearance on the goal line
*Danielle Trovato (7th) finished a through ball from Joey Martin (7th) with 90 seconds left in the game, only to find a loose ball and making a final goal with 37 seconds left
*Great work by Lindsey Sanders (7th) and Annie Strickland (6th)

vs. Kings Ridge: Win 8-0
*WolfPack girls had wonderful ball movement and follow-up on shots in this shutout game
*Goals by Lindsey Sanders (7th), Lilly Phillips (8th), Hannah Docabo (7th), Danielle Trovato (7th), Joey Martin (7th), Elizabeth Morris (6th), and Claire Watson (7th)
*Assists by Joey Martin (7th), Annie Strickland (6th), Danielle Trovato (7th), Elizabeth Morris (6th), and Hannah Docabo (7th)

Boys Middle School Soccer
vs. Mount Paran School: Win 3-0
*WolfPack boys fought hard and secured a shutout
*Drew Heiskell (6th), John Johnson (8th), and Will Overstreet (7th) each scored a goal

vs. Kings Ridge: Loss 2-5
*Goals scored by Nolan Shim (7th) and John Johnson (8th)

Boys Varsity Lacrosse
vs. Kell: Loss 3-8
*Jack Charles (12th) and Thomas Joiner (12th) scored two goals and one goal, respectively
*David Alan Stith (9th) picked up four ground balls

vs. Mount Paran School: Loss 2-5
*Jack Charles (12th) and Joseph Swartz (12th) scored Whitefield's two goals

Boys Varsity Golf
vs. Lovett: Loss 208-171
*Parker Cantrell (12th) had Whitefield's lowest score with 49

Middle School Golf
vs. Fellowship Christian vs. North Cobb Christian: Loss 137-109-114
*Christian Rowe (7th) had Whitefield's lowest score with 42 points

(Boy's Team) vs. Mount Paran School: Loss 129-104
*Jack van Dillen (8th) shot a 43, claiming Whitefield's lowest score