By: Mathew Nelson, Shield Staff
Sports Weekly Wins Recap
On Friday, October 4, the varsity football team celebrated a win against Word of God with an incredible score of 55-0. They were led by Dalton Bennett’s three touchdowns, and Denny Dunmire contributed two more. Jack Ishman threw a TD pass to Zack Weekman to finish off the scoring. Christian Aguilar and Will Weider added the extra points.
The day before, JV football also celebrated a win. They fought hard for a 24-19 win over High Point Christian. Connor McGann threw four touchdown passes to Max White, Chris Rivera, and Jim Matson.
On Tuesday, the lady’s golf team swept a win against Heritage High School with a score of 124-129. They were led by freshman Lily Kate Watson, senior Margaret Ann Andrews, and eighth grader Annalee Caveney.
Varsity Boys Soccer beat Cary Academy with a score of 7-2. Goals were scored by Andrew Austin with four, Greg Kubista with two, and Connor Cabot with one. Assist were by Jacob Swinson, Connor Cabot, and Justin Henry.
JV soccer defeated Cary Academy. Trey Ferguson and Aiden Paunovich contributed one each while Tristan O’Neil scored on a corner kick. Cole Warner had an amazing performance and got his third shutout of the year.
Congratulations to the Marching Knights who turned in a great performance at the Pinecrest Band Festival. The achievements included 2nd Place Music, 2nd Place Marching and Maneuvering, 2nd Place Field Commander, 2nd Place Percussion, 2nd Place Overall Class AA.
Varsity Cross Country had a great run at the Great American CC Race. Twelve new personal records were set with Brooke Robinson medaling in the girl’s race.
The Middle School Cross Country team also had a great run in a five-school meet earlier in the week. Olivia McCoy finished 12th overall out of a large field of 50 runners. Kate Stevens placed 24th, sixth-grader Ava Grimes came in 25th, Kesa White 30th, Bella Gibb 31st, and Grace Smith 49th. For the boys, Ethan Weitzel 21st overall, Josh Dewar 22nd, Riley Boyette 28th, Tyler Edwards 31st, and Gio Thrasybule 35th.
Great job, Knights!