The Winter season is upon us, as Upper School teams began their contests this week and Middle School teams wrap up their last week of practices before their games begin. With an explosion in participation, Berkeley Carroll is fielding 12 basketball teams and 6 swimming teams.
Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls Swimming: The Varsity Swim Teams opened the season with a joint home meet against L.F.N.Y. this week. The Boys won the meet both on races and points, with Michael M. '23 setting a new record in the 100 free. The Girls won their races, but trailed in points to the large L.F.N.Y. team. Next week, both teams have home meets against Dwight and Packer.
JV Girls Basketball: JV Girls Basketball open the season with a victory over Fieldston 24 - 20. Lia J. '23 led the way with 12 points. The Girls have their first road game of the season next week at Sacred Heart.
JV Boys Basketball: After dropping their first game in a non-league contest to BFS, the JV Boys Basketball team evened their record at 1-1 with a league victory over St. Anns 70-30. Taro Z. '22 led the way with 23 points. The team wraps up the week at home against Trinity this Friday before playing Collegiate, Dwight, and Friends Seminary next week.
Varsity Girls Basketball: Varsity Girls opened the season with a big league victory on the road at BFS, 45-37. The team then played Fieldston in their home opener and lost 49-33 in a game that was much closer than the final score would indicate. The Girls host Poly Prep on Monday before going on the road against Sacred Heart on Wednesday.
Varsity Boys Basketball: Varsity Boys Basketball opened their season at home this week in a non-league match up against the two time defending Class B Champions Lawrence Woodmere. Unfortunately, the boys dropped a back and forth contest 67-60. The team was led by 21 points from Elijah B. '22 and 17 points from Alex J. '21. The Boys evened their record on the season the next night with a league win over Saint Anns 79-43. Balanced scoring led the attack: 18 from Elijah B. '22, 11 from Alex J. '21, 12 from Jason B. '20, 13 from Evan W. '22, and 14 from Elliot R. '21. The team has a huge road game at Trinity on Friday before taking on Collegiate, Dwight, and Friends Seminary next week.
Middle School Swimming: The Middle School Swim team competed in their first swim meet of the season against the British International School. A total of 20 swimmers in Grades 5-8 competed.