Athletic Highlights from Spring 2017
The girls’ soccer team continues to bring impressive talent and teamwork to the field. April 13 the team defeated a previously undefeated team in their league. The team has won all four games played this month. The depth of the team is apparent when the team continues to find success despite key players minor injuries.
The boys’ soccer team has won half of their games this month. This dedicated group of students can be found practicing on the quad at all hours of the day. Their next game will be played at home on April 18.
The baseball team had an impressive 17-11 victory over Layton Christian. The boys are improving as individuals and as a team. At their most recent home game Robbe Genyn and Jaden Tree executed a successful pickle to force a key out for the inning. In the game against Rockwell Ethan Varga hit a homerun and Anthon Varga and Dallon Larson performed the rare and impressive triple play to end an inning in a single play. The next game is April 17, followed by two home games on April 19 and 21.
Track and Field
The track team competed with great energy and enthusiasm at the meet on April 5. Sophia Hope had a first place finish in the high jump. The medley relay also took first place at the meet!
A group filled with primarily novice golfers is off to an excellent start this season and working hard to develop their skills. Their first meet was 3/30 at the Sun Hills Golf Course, and for a few team members this was their first time on a golf course. The girls played well and keep great spirits despite the cold and rainy weather.
The tennis team has had three meets this month. Dheven Duenwald has been a star player for the team. He won an impressive match against Grand High School and he is currently 3 for 3. The next match is April 20 against Manti.
Athletic Scores from Winter Semester 2017
Varsity Boys' Basketball
|11/23/16||El Camino Real||76-52(W)|
|1/30/17||Academy of Sport Science||77-41(W)|
|2/4/17||Layton Christian Academy||65-52(W)|
For the second year in a row, the varsity boys’ basketball team is proud to be selected to compete in the Dick’s Sporting Goods National Tournament. The first game is/was March 30th. It is an honor to compete with such high caliber teams and clearly demonstrates the team’s’ talent to be a part of the tournament.
Varsity Girls' Basketball
|1/19/17||Rowland Hall||71-30 (W)|
|1/24/17||Layton Christian Academy||62-41(W)|
|1/26/17||American Prep Academy||81-35(W)|
|1/31/17||Layton Christian Academy||54-56(L)|
|2/3/17||American Prep Academy||77-20(W)|
|2/17/17||State Basketball Tournament||57-58(L)|
Swim Team Highlights
As a team our swimmers dropped 46.13 seconds off their times at the state meet. Clista and Oliver brought home two medals each for their individual events. Despite the small size of the team by comparison to other teams at the meet the team held their own impressively well. Great season team!
This year two students have been invited to compete at nationals. Congratulations and good luck to Max Angerer and Carla Karch Brosa! Max placed 9th in the nation in the junior men division and Carla placed 6th in junior women division.
Boys’ Basketball A-Team
The team is a great defense minded team with a record of 13-2.
Boys’ Basketball JV Team
This is a new team at Wasatch Academy. The boys are learning to play together and off to a great start this season.