ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT - Week of March 5, 2023
HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FEBRUARY ATHLETES OF THE MONTH:
WRESTLING – Vincent Faldetta
GIRLS SWIM – Katie Carlos
BOYS SWIM – Dylan Dewitt
GIRLS BASKETBALL – Ava Kraybill
BOYS BASKETBALL – Jamil Wilkins
CHEER - Kiara Ygana
GIRLS TRACK – Taylor Rooney
BOYS TRACK- Mike Simeon
GIRLS INDOOR TRACK
Michaela "Kiki" Schlemo competed at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions this past weekend. Kiki ran a personal best in the 3200 meter run. She ran a time of 10:57.53. Kiki has qualified for Nationals which will be held in Boston next weekend.
BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL
On March 2nd our boys basketball team played against Trenton High School in the semi finals of the NJSIAA Group 4 tournament and won 56-51!
We're so proud of our boys basketball team for advancing all the way to the state finals in the 2023 NJSIAA Group 4 State Final at Rutgers University on Saturday - March 4th. They fought hard but lost to Paterson East Side with a score of 52-45.
BOYS AND GIRLS SWIMMING
Our Eagle Swimmers ended the season strong during the Meet of Champions this past weekend at GCIT. Leo Smilveski, Michael Wojo, Charles Schreiner and Dylan DeWitt placed 8th overall in the 200 Free Relay and 6th overall in the 400 Free Relay. Charles Schreiner took 2nd place in the 500 Free. The ladies were equally impressive as Katie Carlos, Denise Yushan, Kayla Nguyen and Rhylee Cornell took 7th in the Medley Relay.
Our two state qualifiers - Tyler Thomas (113 Lbs) and Vincent Faldetta (138 lbs) at the state tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on March 4th.
NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINERS MONTH
March is National Athletic Trainers Month - if you see our trainers, Kyu Lee and Jennifer Zepp, be sure to give them a big thank you for their service to our school and athletic community. They were recently selected by Rothman Orthopedics for their recent life saving efforts. Check out this article by the NJSIAA:
The following spring sports start practice this week: Baseball, Softball, Boys Tennis, Girls Lacrosse, Boys Lacrosse, Golf, Boys Volleyball, Girls Crew and Boys Crew. Check the Athletics Department newsletter each week for updates on your favorite teams.
Click on the link below for schedules and come support our teams:
MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETICS
FERNWOOD CO-ED VOLLEYBALL
Check the newsletter next week for Alder Middle School volleyball pics. Their next home match is on Monday, March 13th at 3:45 at EHTHS.
UNIFIED PROGRAMS - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
NJSIAA: For the most up to date information from the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) visit their website at https://www.njsiaa.org/
NCAA: Thinking about participating in athletics after high school? Then visit the following link from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to prepare: https://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future