Winter and Spring 2024 Highlights

Winter and Spring 2024 Highlights

SCH's winter and spring sports seasons were a resounding success, highlighted by dominant championship runs (softball and crew) and several track athletes qualifying for Nationals. This winning spirit extended beyond the field, with a remarkable 40 student-athletes committing to play at the collegiate level next year. Delve into some of the most inspiring moments on the fields, courts, tracks, and boats:

WINTER

Squash
Upper School girls varsity squash had a tremendous run at U.S. Nationals, starting from the 12th seed and ultimately claiming the Division II title. The Middle School boys team also had a great national tournament, winning the Division III crown. Upper School boys squash finished 3rd in the league and were seeded No. 2 in DIII at Nationals.

Basketball
Varsity boys basketball tied for 3rd in the Inter-Ac this season and senior Cam Burns tallied his 1,000th career point. 

Indoor Track
Four indoor track athletes (Tony Hicks, Stefon Dodoo, Matt McTamney, and Kennedy Hayward) qualified for States and 3 for Nationals (Hicks, Dodoo, and Hayward).

Wrestling
Two wrestling team members qualified for Prep Nationals (Sean Brett and Nasir Yard).

SPRING

Softball 
Varsity softball finished 2nd in the Inter-Ac and was the PAISAA Champions. Pitcher Sami Snyder ’27 tallied her 300th career strikeout in just 2 seasons with the Devils. Senior Kamaha'o Bode finished the Inter-Ac games with an impressive .552 average, a 1.000 slugging percentage, and an OPS (on-base percentage and slugging) of 1.68. She also had a perfect 1.000 Field Percentage at first base with 78 putouts! 

Girls Crew
For the first time in program history, girls crew won the Kate Godwin Trophy for Women’s Sculling, awarded for accumulating the most points of 36 teams during the Manny Flick Series. The junior varsity girls quad (Charlotte Trayes, Caitlin Keough, Emma Ludwikowski, and Ariya Goswami) won silver at the Scholastic National Regatta as well as silver at Stotesbury, bronze at the Cooper Cup, and bronze at City Champs. SCH’s girls novice single (Linnea Klas) also won silver at the Stotesbury Regatta.

Track and Field
Track and field celebrated Inter-Ac Meet champions in the girls 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles, 4x400m, and 4x100 relay, and in the boys 400m, 800m, and 300 hurdles. At the PAISAA meet, the Devils tallied 3 gold medals: Kennedy Hayward in the 100 hurdles (new PAISAA record), Stefon Dodoo in the 800m (new PAISAA record), and Matt McTamney in the discus. Stefon Dodoo finished the season ranked No. 3 in the U.S. and No. 1 in PA in the 800m, and Tony Hicks finished top 5 in PA and top 20 in the U.S. in the hurdle events. Both are slated to compete at New Balance Nationals this summer. 

Baseball
Varsity baseball finished 3rd in the Inter-Ac and fell to the eventual PAISAA champions in the semifinals. Tucker DeLisle tallied SCH records of 156 career and 83 strikeouts this season, Ha’oa Bode finished with 112 career strikeouts and Rory Finn led the Inter-Ac in batting average (.457), home runs (3), and RBIs (15), a baseball triple crown. 

Lacrosse
Boys varsity lacrosse tied for 3rd in the Inter-Ac and earned a No. 1 seed for the first-ever boys lacrosse PAISAA tournament. The team lost to the eventual champion in the semi-final but finished the season with an excellent 14-8 overall record. Several seniors celebrated big career milestones: Ross Prince, 700 faceoff wins; Hayes Schreiner, 800 saves; Stevie Pileggi 100 goals; Alec Tulio, 200 points; and Finn Dougherty, 100 points. Hayes Schreiner was named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American and Ross Prince was selected to play in the New Balance Senior All-America Game. 

Girls varsity lacrosse had amazing career milestones for many players, including seniors Alex Reilly, 200 goals, 200 draw controls, 100 caused turnovers; Madison Freeman, 100 goals; Maddy Caliendo, 100 ground balls; Sarah Scollin, 100 ground balls; and sophomore Molly McCann, 100 saves. In addition, Alex Reilly was named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American and was also recognized with the prestigious Jackie Pitts Award, for going “above and beyond in service to their team, school, and community,” is “an exemplary teammate,” and “an outstanding student with high academic achievement and a role model in their community.” 

Read about the fall season here!

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