Wolverine varsity football suffered a hard-fought loss versus the Damascus Hornets on Friday, October 11. The game ended 49-19 against the 4-2 Hornets.
The Wolverines faced an upward battle the entire game as the Hornets had put up 14 points in the first quarter with the ‘Rines putting up zero.
The second quarter followed the same. The ‘Rines put up zero while the Hornets dropped 21 points. The third quarter followed suit but the defense managed to limit the Hornets to only seven points.
The fourth quarter had the ‘Rines put points on the board with a touch down by sophomores Peter Kikwata and Donovan Brown.
The ‘Rines play the Magruder Colonels tonight, Friday 18 at 6:30 at Magruder High School.
The varsity girls volleyball team played an amazing game October 16 against Rockville High School. They communicated great on the court and the defense worked hard, getting consecutive blocks. Seniors Isis Barnes and Nakyia Middleton worked well together on defense.
The first set, the girls lost 18-25, but by the second set the girls were working hard beating the Rams 25-11. However, the girls fell short in the third set and lost 14-25 and by the fourth set, lost by just five points. Even though the girls lost with a final score of 3-1, they played their hearts out and left everything on the court.
“I think we played really well,” senior Isis Barnes said. “We had a lot of great blocks and hits I just think that we didn’t finish, but overall we had a great game.”
The junior varsity girls volleyball team played very well October 16 against Rockville High School. In the first set their communication was on point and worked well with each other on defense, but sadly the girls lost the first set 17-25. By the second set, the girls were on fire with great blocks and continued to work well, but by the end of the set Rams managed to pick up beating our girl wolverines 22-25.
As well as a good game played by our girls, the event Dig Pink was held to raise breast cancer awareness. The night was filled with raffle tickets, compelling speeches and family and friends all coming together to support breast cancer awareness. The event raised over $2,000 going toward the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
The girls played hard against Clarksburg High School on October 15. The girls left everything on the field working hard on both sides of the ball, but sadly the girls just couldn’t manage to win losing 3-0. On October 17 the girls played Gaithersburg High School and sadly they lost as by losing to them 6-0.
The varsity boys soccer team saw a hard-fought defeat on senior night versus the Clarksburg Coyotes with a final score of 0-2
The boys team had a really hard first half only allowing only two goals of the many shots that Clarksburg had. The second half had the team playing a much more solid defence in and not allowing any shots in the goal
The varsity boys soccer team also played the Gaithersburg Trojans on the October 17. They unfortunately lost 2-0 after playing a hard fought game.
Girls Field Hockey
The girls varsity field hockey team beat the Seneca Valley Screamin’ Eagles 2-1 at their senior night game on October 14. The team believes they’ve grown really well as a team, and that their communication and skills have definitely improved. The seniors are proud that they were able to take a win on their special night. With playoffs coming ,the team is ready to go.
“I think we work well as a team,” senior Rachel Janzen said. “We really got to know each other, and we had really good communication which makes it easier to play.”
Despite the game being dedicated to the seniors, the rest of the team believes that the game was just as much of a success for them. They felt proud being able to walk away from a game knowing they played really well. Some girls even found that watching the seniors was motivation for them.
“It was kinda inspiring in a way, they put their all into it, we put our all into it and we were all able to support each other in their last game before playoffs,” junior Bethany Hurt added.