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WolfPack Weekly Roundup: October 11, 2017
Categories: General, Athletics
Posted: 10/11/2017

The WolfPack ended a great week of competition last week with Lower School Night at the varsity football game. Whitefield rallied for a spectacular comeback win against Fellowship Christian and celebrated our youngest fans. Lower School students were recognized before the game, helped to make the tunnel for the football team to run through, and cheered alongside our varsity cheer quad. It’s always great to see the Whitefield community of all ages filling our stands. Thank you, Lower School families, for coming out to support our football team!

Other highlights from last week included victories by our Middle School football, JV football, and Middle School softball teams against Walker and an exciting varsity cross country meet in Douglasville, Georgia on Saturday. You can find details from these events and more below!

The WolfPack has a short week ahead following Fall Break, but you still have a handful of opportunities to back the Pack! Click here for the full athletic calendar. Also plan to join us for more Friday night lights this month, as we’re looking forward to three more home football games this season. Click here for our varsity football schedule.

Go WolfPack!
Danny Ryan
Athletic Director
Sports Recaps: October 2-10, 2017

MS Softball
vs. Walker: Win 16-13
*Ellery Young (8th) pitched the whole game, and had 5 strikeouts, including the final out with bases loaded; she also had 3 assists and tagged out a runner trying to steal home
*Kathryn Moorer (6th) had a double and 3 RBIs in the game
*Ilsa Messner (7th) had a walk, and 3 singles in 4 at bats, while scoring three runs for the team
*Madison Martin (7th) had a single and a walk in 3 at bats, and scored two runs for Whitefield
*Zoe Justice (8th) recorded 5 outs at first base, and had a walk, and a single in 3 at bats, while scoring 2 runs and getting an RBI

Varsity Volleyball
vs. Mount Pisgah: Loss (30-28, 17-25, 23-25)

vs. St. Francis: Loss (7-25, 16-25)

Varsity Cross Country
Asics Invitational
*Boys finished 12 out of 19 schools in the Championship Race, with 11 boys acheiving a PR
*Girls had 3 PRs
*Shout-out to Robert Matherne (11th) for running under 20:00 for the first time!
*Notable performances by Annie Edwards (10th), Karalese Wehner (9th), Luke McLemore (11th), Caleb Corliss (11th), and Nathaniel Talley (9th)

Varsity Football
vs. Fellowship Christian: Win 31-24
*70 yd pass from Thomas Joiner (12th) to Austin Sumter (12th) for a TD; total of 207 passing yds for Joiner
*Additional TDs by Bryce Davis (10th), Kaleb Brooks (11th), Thomas Joiner (12th)
*Matthew Sumlin (11th) had a 31 yd field goal, with 4 successful points after kicks

Junior Varsity Football
vs. Walker: Win 21-12
*Joel McKinney (9th) had 1 passing TD and 1 rushing TD
*David Eaton (10th) had 1 passing TD
*Myles Redding (9th) had 1 receiving TD

Middle School Football
vs. Walker: Win 26-12
*Rushing TDs by Ashton Vreeland (8th) and Caleb LaVallee (7th)
*Passing TDs by Ayden Duncanson (7th) to Jon Cassady (7th)

5-6 Grade Football
vs. Mount Vernon Presbyterian School: Loss 0-28
*Bryce Bowling (6th) had three spectacular special team kickoff returns
*The offense was led by Mac Wotton (6th), Ian Weihe (6th) and Aaron Schuster (6th).
*The defense was led by Andrew Glover (6th), Taylor Craig (6th) and Callum Neese (6th)