Seven in a row! The Mat Hawks claimed another NCISAA Championship at Wesleyan Christian Academy on Saturday, February 17th. It was a close battle with second-place finisher Providence Day, but the Hawks' depth proved to be the difference. Freshman Dean Omirly was the lone individual champion, winning in the 195 weight class. Four 2nd-place finishers, two 3rd-place finishers, three 4th-place finishers, plus a 5th and a 6th all contributed points to the team win.
The varsity girls' basketball team dominated the quarterfinal game of the NCISAA Tournament, winning 62-30 over North Raleigh Christian Academy. The Hawks advance to the semifinals and will face #1 seed Wesleyan Christian Academy on Friday, February 23rd at 2:00 at Forsyth Country Day.
The JV boys' basketball team finished their season with a 10-game wining streak and a conference championship! The Hawks came on strong after dropping a 4-point loss to Providence Day on January 9th, and would go on to win the rest of their games by an average of just over 14 points.
Season complete. The varsity boys' basketball team showed a lot of hustle all season, but ended the year with a loss to Cannon School at home on February 9th. With a final record of 10-15, the Hawks failed to qualify for the NCISAA Tournament.
For the second year in a row, the JV girls' basketball team won the conference championship! The Hawks redeemed their one-point loss from February 6th with a 10-point win over Charlotte Country Day to claim the title. Paige Nurkin was the leading scorer with 11 points, followed by Zoe Claytor with 9, and Tianna Sullivan and Meredith Reese with 7 each.
The varsity swim swept the CISAA Championship on Monday, February 5th, winning both the girls' and boys' team competitions. Two girls' relays broke CISAA Championship meet records, and several swimmers achieved personal best times. Full meet results and photos will be shared soon!
The Hawks now prepare for NCISAA Championships in Greensboro, NC, on Monday, February 19th. Go Hawks!
Season complete. The middle school swimming team competed in the GCMSAA Conference Championship at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center uptown on Wednesday, January 24th. The boys' team finished 3rd and the girls' team finished 4th - impressive for a young team without any year-round/club swimmers! Even better, 14 swimmers achieved best times, and seven of them attained personal bests in more than one event. Way to go, Hawks!
The 8th grade girls' basketball team competed in the first round of the Greater Charlotte Middle School Athletic Association (GCMSAA) basketball tournament, and fell to Holy Trinity 31-19. The Hawks finished the season with a record of 4-10.
The 8th grade boys' basketball team competed in the first round of the Greater Charlotte Middle School Athletic Association (GCMSAA) basketball tournament, but fell to Holy Trinity 32-46. The team finished the season with a record of 6-8.
The MS Mat Hawks finished 5th out of 6 teams in the GCMSAA Championships, with no one wrestling in four of the 17 weight classes. Four wrestlers made it to the final round and all four won their divisions. Congratulations to Dave Mosrie (115), Max Rimler (154), Walker Mermans (128), and Bryce Pang (184)!
Charlotte Latin's football team won the NCISAA Division II Championship by shutting out the Country Day Buccaneers 33-0 on Friday, November 17th. The game marked the end of Larry McNulty's 32-years as the head of the football program. Coach McNulty will retire this June. Way to go, Hawks!