On Wednesday, February 21, 2024 our Athletic Department put on its annual Winter Sports Ceremony honoring our student-athletes for their hard-work and dedicatIon. The Athletic Department recognized Junior Alex Luebke for his success in the State Tournament. For his efforts, Alex was named to the All-State team in the 200 yard freestyle. CONGRATULATIONS ALEX LUEBKE! WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU!
The Athletic Department held it's Annual Winter Sports Ceremony on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Many athletes were honored by their respective teams for their dedication and hard work. There were only a few that received All-Conference Honors in their sport. All-Conference nominees were selected and voted on by other coaches in conference who felt they were an assest to their teams success. The following athletes received the All-Conference nod:
Swimming: Senior Fabián Fallas Retana, Junior Alex Luebke, Sophomore Spencer Murray, and 7th grader Grant Murray
Varsity Girls Basketball: Senior Maya Foster, Senior Rebekah Leshnock, Junior Eliza Everett, Sophomore Kate Benson, Sophomore Jordyn Driggers, and Honorable Mention Nominee Senior Izzy Driggers
Varsity Boys Basketball: Junior Preston Copeland was named to the All-Conference Team, and Junior Cooper Berkoff was named All-Conference Honorable Mention.
Please join the Athletic Department & the Warrior Club in congratulating these athletes for their efforts during the Winter Sports Season!
The Warriors’ swim team competed against St. Thomas More Academy, Cary Christian School, and Grace Christian School this past Thursday, January 20th at Triangle Aquatic Center at 11:30am. The Warriors placed first in all three men’s relays (200 Medley, 200 Free, and 400 Free) with a comfortable leads. Justin Arens dominated the men’s 200 Yard Freestyle, stealing first place. Arens is just as impressive backwards as he is going forward in the water proved by his second place finish in the 100 Yard Backstroke. Senior Will Patrick placed second and 7th grader Charlie Slawinski snagged third place in the 100 Yard Breaststroke. Junior Victor Luebke won the 100 Free by a solid margin of three seconds and crushed the competition in the 500 Free by a whopping fifteen seconds. Fabian Fallas Retana and Isaac Bostic pulled off first and second place, respectively, in the men’s 50 Yard Freestyle. Coach Campbell celebrated the Warrior’s win by saying, “Many swimmers dropped time in their races and improved their overall technique in the water. Great job Warriors!” You can find the Warriors back at it Tuesday, January 25th at Arendell Parrott Academy.
The St. David’s swim team faced Ravenscroft and Raleigh Charter at Ravenscroft on Thursday December 9th. Both teams were over double our size but the Warriors still gave it their best. “Many swimmers improved their times significantly,” said Coach Campbell. So as a team the warriors may not have won but individually did amazing. Sophomore Justin Arens brought home first and second place for the Warriors. He placed first in the 200yd Individual medley (2:03.79) and second in the 100yd butterfly (57:52). The Warriors will continue working hard in practice, so that we can improve and do even better next meet. They will also look forward to the next meet at O’Neal School on Tuesday, December 14th.