This will be the last Athletic Update of 2019 as the teams go on Winter Break. Happy Holidays and a Happy and Healthy New Year from the Berkeley Carroll Athletics Department!
7/8 Girls Basketball: The girls took out BFS 31-11 behind 19 points from Margo S. '24.
Varsity Boys and Girls Swimming: Varsity Boys dominated Grace Church this week, while Varsity Girls hung close with them despite having only two healthy swimmers at the meet. The Boys 200 meter Freestyle team set a school record of 1:42.95. Congratulations to Michael M. '23, Youssef E. '21, Zeb S. '23, and Alex R. '22.
JV Boys Basketball: The team is on a 4 game winning streak, taking all three games in this period. Last Friday the Boys defeated Friends Seminary on the road 64-44. The team went on the road again Monday and defeated Packer 62-45 behind 16 points each from Nick E. '23 and Jonatan P. '23. The team closed out their pre-holiday schedule with a home win over Fieldston 62-37, with Nick E. '23 and Dylan A. '22 leading the way.
Varsity Girls Basketball: This week, the Girls competed in the Brearley Holiday Classic. The team dropped a heartbreaker in the first round to Nightingale, 39-33, before falling to host Brearley in the consolation game.
Varsity Boys Basketball: The Boys had quite a week. They have spent much of this time down 3 starters due to injury and illness. No excuses given, the Boys went to Friends Seminary Friday with only 7 players and had a late lead before losing 76-70 in overtime. The team was led by Elijah B. '22 with 33 points and Alex J. '21 with 16. After the weekend, they went on the road again to play rival Packer. This time, the Boys pulled the game out in overtime 69-60; led by Elijah B. '22 with 29 points, Alex J. '21 with 17 points, and Elliot R. '21 with 12 points. Elliiot hit two big 3's in overtime. Finally, last night, the team hosted Fieldston and came away with a convincing 78-66 victory. Again, the team was led by Elijah B. '22 with 22 points and Alex J. '21 with 20 points. This game saw the return of Evan W. '22 in limited action off the bench and he chipped in 12 points. The team now gears up for a game with Dalton on Friday in the Rye Holiday Classic, facing either Rye or Masters on Saturday before breaking until the new year.