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Baseball team wins Old Line tournament
Congratulations to the Goretti baseball team for winning its first ever Old Line League tournament championship. The Geals defated The Heights on 2-1 in a thrilling game Wednesday afternoon.
Goretti seniors to continue their athletic careers
St. Maria Goretti is proud to announce that the following seniors will continue their academic and athletic careers at the following colleges and universities:
Forrest Buterbaugh – Basketball at Roanoke College
Luke Daigneault – Cross Country/Track at Hillsdale (MI) College
Michael Fairley – Lacrosse at Susquehanna University
Tyrus Fleetwood – Basketball at Washington Adventist University
Ryan Grant – Basketball at St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Ryan Kinter – Baseball at Shenandoah University
Maggie Murray – Basketball at Roanoke College
Kevin Proctor – Soccer at St. Vincent College
Michael Smith – Lacrosse at Randolph-Macon College
Aaron Snook – Tennis at Bridgewater College
Mitchell Swope – Cross Country at Hagerstown Community College
Athletic awards ceremony
The annual Athletic Awards Ceremony was held Monday, May 13 in the Gael Center. Clink on the link below to see a list of this years award winners. 2013 award winners
Fall Sports Dates
The dates for the start of fall practices have been announced. Boys soccer and volleyball will begin on Thursday, August 8. Golf, cross country and girl’s soccer will begin on Monday, August 12.
Physical Evaluation Form To participate on any Goretti athletic team you must complete your ‘Physical Evaluation Form’. You may not participate in either practices or games until this form is returned to the Head Athletic Trainer Thomas Chatfield.
Goretti basketball program picks up more post season accolades
Martin Geben ’14 and Head Coach Amrit Rayfield were recently recognized by the Herald-Mail for their accomplishments on the hardwood this season.
Martin was named the Washington County boy’s basketball ‘Player of the Year’, while Coach Rayfield was named the ‘Coach of the Year’ by the Herald-Mail.
In addition, Tyrus Fleetwood ’13 was named 1st-team all Washington County, while Ryan Grant ’13 and Forrest Buterbaugh ’13 were named Honorable Mention.
On the girl’s side, Maggie Murray ’13 was honored as member of the second team all Washington County.
Baseball team raffle winner
Congratulations to Karri Dawson of Hagerstown for winning a one-week vacation in Ocean City, MD. Karri had the winning ticket in this years raffle, with all proceeds going to the annual baseball team trip to Tarboro, NC.
We would also like to give special thanks to Chris and Kathy Litzinger for their continued support of Goretti athletics.
22nd Annual Mike McCollum Golf Classic a huge success
Thanks to all who played in and sponored the 22nd annual Mike McCollum Golf Classic on Oct. 4 at Fountain Head Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament benefit student-athletes at St. Maria Goretti High School. Almost 100 people enjoyed a great round of golf, fantastic dinner and silent auction at the end of the evening. A great time was had by all!
Plan to join us for the 23rd annual outing on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013!
Athletics are a vital part of the total curriculum at St. Maria Goretti High School. As an extension of the academic classroom and traditional school day, many valuable lessons are learned through athletic participation. The objective of athletics is to foster an environment where young people reach their fullest potential intellectually, emotionally and physically.
Goretti encourages students to vary their athletic experiences in order to enhance the diversity of learning. Goretti athletics are dedicated to teaching the principles of participation, excellence, discipline, loyalty, self-confidence, dealing with success and failure, respect for authority and getting along with others.
Good sportsmanship, displayed by participants and fans alike, is highly valued and an expectation at Goretti. The manner in which teams win or lose reflects the values the school holds most closely.
St. Maria Goretti offers the following sports:
Fall Winter Spring
Cross Country Basketball Baseball
Golf Swimming Lacrosse
Cross Country Basketball Lacrosse
Golf Cheerleading Softball
Soccer Swimming Tennis