Recent Posts

News Archive
WolfPack Weekly Roundup: January 9, 2018
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 1/9/2018

The WolfPack eased back into athletic competitions last week, competing only on Friday and Saturday. Varsity and JV basketball teams as well as varsity swimming participated in events against St. Francis, Lovett, and Pinecrest. For highlights and more information, check out the recaps below by clicking “read more.”

Last week also held special email updates from myself and Crissy Watkins, our assistant athletic director for Middle School sports. Click here to read the email detailing plans for our football program, and click here to read Coach Watkins' Middle School athletics update.

The week ahead is filled with great opportunities to come out and cheer for our student-athletes! Girls soccer players will have the opportunity to participate in a camp throughout the week, while winter sports continue with basketball, wrestling, and swimming competitions. Click here for our full athletic calendar, and be sure to note the athletic events occurring on Whitefield’s campus on Friday and Saturday. Let’s fill our stands and back the WolfPack!

Looking forward to cheering alongside you this week,

Danny Ryan
Athletic Director
Sports Recaps: January 4-8, 2018

Boys Varsity Basketball
vs. St. Francis: Loss 45-70
*AJ Hopkins (10th) scored 14 points with 3 rebounds and a steal
*Devonte Watson (10th) and Andrew Thomas-Brown (10th) each scored 9 points, with 6 rebounds and 4 rebounds respectively
*Justin Hall (9th) played strong, scoring 6 points with 3 rebounds and 2 blocks

vs. Pinecrest Academy: Loss 37-49
*Andrew Thomas-Brown (10th) led the Pack with 12 points, followed by AJ Hopkins (10th) with 10 points and Devonte Watson (10th) with 9 points
*Rees PicKell (10th) was quick on the court, picking up 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and 3 blocks
*The WolfPack made 15 free-throws out of an attempted 19

Girls Varsity Basketball
vs. St. Francis: Loss 10-73
*The Lady WolfPack fought hard and put forth a strong effort against St. Francis
*Shelby Wingate (11th) led the team with 9 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 steals
*Mimi Little (11th) picked up 7 rebounds and made 4 steals

vs. Pinecrest Academy: Loss 20-65
*Shelby Wingate (11th) played strong, scoring 16 points with 8 rebounds and 4 steals
*De'vyn Elliot (9th) scored 4 points and made 1 block
*Ebonie Trueblood-Riles (11th) picked up 6 rebounds

Boys Junior Varsity Basketball
vs. Pinecrest Academy: Win 56-19
*Myles Redding (9th) had a good floor game directing the flow and assisting on several baskets
*Eric Little (9th) and Ethan Garrett (9th) played a tenacious defense

Varsity Swimming
vs. Lovett
*The varsity swim and dive team had a strong showing on Friday night with both the boys and girls teams finishing in third place
*1st place finishes by Brooks Merkle (12th) and Emilie Grand'Pierre (11th) in both the 200 IM and the 100 Breast
*2nd place finishes by the Girls 200 Medley Relay (Karalese Werner (9), Katie Cella (12), Emilie Grand'Pierre and Isabel deAntonio (10)), the Boys 200 Free Relay (Brooks Merkle, Jack Overstreet (10), Cole Peterson (10) and Devin Wade (10)) and Avery Fassnacht (9) in Diving
*3rd place finishes by Devin Wade in the 50 Free and Katie Cella in the 100 Breast