Moravian Academy’s swimmers put on great performances in the pool at the District XI Championships! Our boys’ team finished in 3rd place while our girls’ team earned a 5th place finish. Here is a recap of the weekend:
-Girls 200 Medley Relay took 4th Place overall. Members include Priya Francis ’22, Jade Ware*, McKayla Blazure*, and Anna Shoudt* with a time of 1:59.79.
-Boys 200 Medley Relay took 5th Place and set a new school record with a time of 1:46.26, members included Armaan Pandher ’21, Bill Lam*, Mark Nikitine*, and James Foran ’19
-Girls 50 Free: Anna Shoudt* took 3rd Place.
-Armaan Pandher ’21 took 7th Place in the 100 Fly and set a new Moravian Record with a time of 55.07
-Girls 100 Fly: McKayla Blazure* took 1st Place with a time of 1:00.56 and will advance to the State Championship Meet at Bucknell.
-Girls 100 Free: Anna Shoudt* took 4th Place with a time of 56.58.
-Armaan Pandher ’21 took 6th Place in the 100 Back and set a new Moravian Record with a time of 56.25
-Girls 400 Free Relay took 4th Place overall with a time of 3:55.74 members include Lila Mangino*, McKayla Blazure*, Jade Ware*, and Anna Shoudt*.
-Boys 400 Free Relay took 2nd Place, members included Michael Phenneger ’20, Mark Nikitine*, James Foran ’19, and Armaan Pandher ’21
*Wilson Area Students
Good luck to the following swimmers who are going to the PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships @ Bucknell University- Wednesday, March 13th and Thursday, March 14th. The competition will be held and broadcast on PCN Tuesday to Thursday during Spring Break.
Armaan Pandher ’21
Michael Phenneger ’20
James Foran ’19
Alek Krupka ’21 (alt)
Adam Boak ’20 (alt)
Boys’ basketball suffered a tough loss against Executive Leadership Academy by a score 64-60 in overtime at the District XI Champions. However, the team moves on to the PIAA State Tournament as the runner-up. They will play on Saturday 3/9 against Constitution at Father Judge High School. Tip-off is set for 3:30 pm. A big thank you to all of the students, parents, faculty, and staff who attended the District XI finals to support our boys’ basketball team (see pic).
Good luck to all of our student-athletes as they continue in the post-season!
Spring Sports are underway in the Upper School. Although the ground is snow-covered, our teams have made great use of our indoor spaces. The Athletic and Wellness Center and the Walter Hall Gym are in full usage after school to give our teams the opportunity to practice in preparation for the season
This past Tuesday, we took the opportunity to recognize our teams during our winter sports assembly.
Here are the award winners for each of our winter programs:
Captain’s Award – William McKay ’19 and Neel Surya ’19
MVP – Peter Chiaradia ’19 and Jordan Holmqvist ’19
MIP – Abe Atiyeh ’20
Coach’s Award – Abhishek Patel ’22 and Abel Saft ’21
Junior High Boys’ Basketball
Coach’s Award – Vincent Menichelli ’22
Captain’s Award – Maya Ettle ’20, Grace Moser ’20, and Tori Spugnardi ’19
MVP – Maya Ettle ’20
MIP – Marina Falzone ’22
Coach’s Award – Chloe Wreaks ’21
Best Surprise Award – Grace Moser ’20
Captain’s Award – Naveen Ailawadi ’19, James Foran ’19, and Anneliese Shoudt*
MVP – James Foran ’19 and Anneliese Shoudt*
MIP – Veronica Burchielli ’22 and Dmitry Gazheer*
Coach’s Award – Bill Lam* and Jade Ware*
*Wilson Area Students
Congratulations to all of these student-athletes on a wonderful winter season!
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