Athletics Recap - Week of January 16-20

January 20, 2017

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  • Swim and Dive

Swim and Dive vs. Stone Ridge at Home - W, 114-72

The Madeira Varsity Swim and Dive team improved their season record to 4-0 with a 114-72 win over Stone Ridge at Madeira’s Hurd Sports center pool on Friday,January 13.

Double winners were Maddie Heilbrun ’18 (200 Free, 100 Free), Giovi Moriarty ’18 (200 IM, 500 Free) and Sophie Davis ’20 (50 Free, 100 Breaststroke). Single event winners were Niya Kelley ’20 (100 Fly) and Meaghan Doyle ’19 (100 Backstroke).

Madeira won the two sprint relays: 200 Medley (Doyle, Davis, Lindsay Lukehart ’19, Moriarty) and 200 Freestyle (Davis, Grace Frerichs ’20, Morgan Rushforth ’19, Heilbrun) 

“This was a good win coming off a hard fought meet just three days ago” said Madeira coach Rod Montrie. “I was worried about us being tired but the girls swan tough and took down a good opponent. Senior captain Romi Gould swam very well and Giovi Moriarty continues to swim fast times at mid-season. Senior captain Grace Bilicki, Sophomore Lindsay Lukehart and Junior Mary Clark had a great meet and Freshmen Lily Rathbun and Grace Frerichs continue to impress.”

Swim and Dive vs. Holy Child at Home - W, 113-70

The Madeira varsity swim and dive team improved its season record to 5-0 with a 113-70 win over Connelly School of the Holy Child on Tuesday, January 17 at Madeira’s Hurd Sport Center.

Event winners for Madeira were Lily Rathbun ’20 (200 Freestyle), Lindsay Lukehart ’19 (200 IM), Sophia Bernstein ’19 (100 Butterfly), Sofie Davis ’20 (100 Freestyle), Meaghan Doyle ’19 (500 Freestyle) and Niya Kelley ’20 (100 Backstroke). 

Madeira won the 200 Medley Relay (Morgan Rushforth ’19, Giovi Moriarty ’18, Lukehart, Grace Frerichs ’20) and the 200 Freestyle Relay (Moriarty, Frerichs, Romi Gould ’17, Davis).

“Our depth really showed through in this meet” said Madeira coach Rod Montrie “Our breaststrokers, Reilly O’Flaherty ‘19, Sophie Tilton ’20 and Mary Clark ’18, all posted best times and Nat Galvan-Duque Aranaz had a great swim in the 100 backstroke. First year swimmers Mary Faith Everman ’20, Lily Mackney ’20, Olivia Lewis ’20, Amy Yu ’20 and Christy Acuna-Girault ’20 all swam great relay splits. I was especially proud of Kate McGowan ’18 and Keya Chava ’20 who took second and third in the 200 freestyle securing a sweep in that event.” 

  • Basketball

JV Basketball vs. Potomac at Home - W, 34-26

JV basketball hosted the Potomac School on Tuesday, January 17, and won the battle 34-26. A’Nya Harrison showed her dominance in the lane, posting 11 points and 15 rebounds, while Freshman Holly Crowley added a team high 15 points.

JV Basketball vs. Foxcroft at Home - W, 48-4

JV Basketball improves to 4-2 on the season, defeating Foxcroft 48-4 at home. Starting with a strong press in the first quarter, Madeira jumped to a fast 18-2 lead. Through a well-balanced offense and aggressive defense, Madeira ended the match with the biggest point deficit on the year.

Varsity Basketball vs. Potomac at Home - L, 47-70

On Tuesday January 17, Madeira Varsity Basketball took on the Potomac Panthers at home. Freshman, Annie Newton had 3 3-pointers; totaling out to 11 points in all. Senior Chioma Anomnachi had a total of 6 points, freshman Amara Eley tallied 14 points, and sophomore Trudy Painter netted 5 points. Despite a great effort, Madeira fell 47 to 70.  

Varsity Basketball at Sandy Spring - W,  

On January 19, Madeira Varsity Basketball took on Sandy Spring Friends School. Madeira led 38-23 going into the halftime break, and maintained the lead, winning 45-30. Sophomore Trudy Painter had a season high with 9 points. Captain Hannah Adams added 8 points. Freshman Annie Newton continued her double-digit point streak with 15 points, and led the Snails to the victory. 

  • Squash

Squash vs. Episcopal at Home - L, 0-9

On Tuesday, the Madeira Varsity Squash Team faced Episcopal High School. Madeira was outlasted by Episcopal, and took a loss in the bought.