Multiple Teams · Middle School Fall Sports Roundup 10/13/16

7/8 Volleyball: PT ended the season with two hard fought games on Monday, losing to No. 1 seed Orchard in two sets in the IISL semifinals. Coach Curry says, “I’m very proud of these girls for their hard work and good sportsmanship. We ended the season with 17 wins to 7 losses.”

Cross Country: On Tuesday, the boys and girls teams both placed 2nd at the conference meet. Carly Wiegel won the girls race by 13 seconds, and Jack Button won the boys race by 17 seconds.

Middle School Soccer Tournament ChampionsSoccer: The 6th grade soccer team won a white-knuckle overtime thriller over Orchard on Monday, 2-1. Tuesday’s IISL championship was another thriller as the 6th grade team scored the winning goals in the last 20 minutes, winning 3-1. The 7/8 grade co-ed soccer team won 1-0 on Monday over No. 1 seed St. Richard. In Tuesday’s IISL championship, Gabbie Lindeman scored the game-tying goal in the last 30 seconds, and the Panthers were able to claim the victory after penalty kicks! Read more about the 7/8 coed soccer IISL Tournament wins here.

Football: The Middle School Football team played its last game of the 2016 season against a much larger team and scored two great touchdowns against them.

Tennis: The final tennis match of the 2016 Middle School season was at Park Tudor on Monday, October 10 against Orchard. Awards were given to the Most Valuable Players: Jason Russell & Nandini Mathavan; Most Improved: Ethan Warren & Avantika Aggarwal; Mental Attitude: Jack Sturman & Abigail Harris.