Sports Wrap-Up: September 27, 2018

Arthur Siqueira, Israel Safo, Joshua Ali, and Brandon Smith

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Girls Volleyball

Girls varsity volleyball suffered a hard fought defeat versus Quince Orchard Panthers on Tuesday, September 27. The girls lost three sets to zero. Junior Nakyia Middleton had an exceptional game even after she pulled a muscle in the first set.

After her injury, “I came back in and I am proud of the team for fighting hard,” Middleton said.

Wish the girls volleyball team good luck at their next game at Poolesville High School tonight at 6:30 pm.

Cross Country

Watkins Mill High School Wolverines varsity cross country placed third on Tuesday, beating John F. Kennedy Cavaliers, and within five points of Colonel Zadok Magruder High School Colonels and Rockville High School Rams.

Freshman Maya Orellana was the only female runner for the ‘Rines and in her first varsity race, broke 30 minutes.

Senior Zach Pepperl placed second in the whole race for the boys. “I think we did very well,” Pepperl said. “I’ll get better as the season goes on,” he added.

Coach Mary Frank was very proud of the team’s work ethic, “All the runners did better than they expected to,” Frank said. “I was really proud of the team, they put in a lot of work at practice, I’m confident we’re going to have a good season,” she added.

Come support the ‘Rines Tuesday at home versus Magruder Colonels , James Hubert Blake Bengals, and Seneca Valley Screamin’ Eagles.

Girls Soccer

On September 26, 2018, the girls varsity soccer team competed but lost 4-1 in their last game against the Magruder Colonels. Senior Jennifer Lopez scored the goal off of senior Annie Riley’s phenomenal passing skills that led to an assist.

“We played well but let off at the end,” Lopez said. “We need to play the whole game with energy to come out on top and secure the win,” she added. The Wolverines look to win their next game on October 3, which is an away game for them against the Rockville Rams. Go Rines!!!

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