“I believe we have the proper perspective on athletics. We think students learn certain things playing sports that they won't learn anywhere else in terms of teamwork, dedication and sportsmanship. It’s an extension of what we do in the classroom.“JOHN MACKAY, DEAN of special projectS
- Boys Varsity Hockey
With a 19 save shutout in Friday evening's 5-0 at BB&N and 44 saves on 45 shots faced in Saturday's 4-1 win over Pomfret, this SG senior goaltender backstopped the Dragons through two hard-fought wins to kick-off 2019, setting up the team to make a run as they enter the bulk of ISL play. Time and time again his steady demeanor served to quell SG's opponents' attack. The only thing cooler than his well-tailored burgundy gameday suit was his .984 save percentage on the weekend.
- Boys Thirds Basketball
Owen has been a steady presence for the thirds basketball team all season. He is a great teammate who always brings a positive attitude and a solid work ethic to practice. Owen is a smooth shooter with a soft touch a real knack for putting the ball in the basket. Against Tabor last week, his deep three-pointer in overtime broke open a tie game and helped lead the thirds team to victory.
- Girls Varsity Basketball
Leiya was key to two road wins for Girls Varsity Basketball this weekend. She tallied 46 points in two games, including a clutch three-pointer to send Saturday's game into overtime. She has established herself as one of the best players in the league, and despite other teams swarming her constantly, is able to keep her composure and find a way to be effective. Her athleticism and tenacious defense are a force to be reckoned with.