The GMC Girl's Tennis Championships were held Saturday, 9/27 at Mason High School. Sycamore High School took home the top honors followed by Mason and Lakota East. The winner in the First Singles bracket was Cassidy Hicks from Hamilton. Second Singles winner was Maggie Skwara from Sycamore and the Third Singles winner was her teammate Leah Wallihan. Both doubles champions were from Sycamore as well with Jamie Pescovitz and Caroline Gao winning First Doubles, and Brianna Dooley and Sneha Rajagopal topping the Second Doubles division. Athlete of the Year was Emily Thomas from Princeton and Coach of the Year was Mike Teets of Sycamore.
Final results of the 2014 GMC Boys and Girls Golf Championships are in.
In the Boys Division contested 9/18 and 9/19 at Weatherwax Golf Course finished with Lakota East holding off Mason, who made a second day run at the championship, by a final score of 613 to 617. The Medalist in the boys division was Zack Tenerowicz from Lakota East firing a 145 (72-73) total and besting Scott Purvis of Mason who finished at 146 (72-74).
In the Girls Divison, also finishing at Weatherwax on 9/19, the Mason Comets outlasted Sycamore on the final day to retain the championship by a score of 641 - 643. Mason started the day with a five stroke lead over the Aviators who shot 317 on the second day to pull to within two strokes. The Medalist for the girls was Kellen Alsip from Sycamore shooting 151 (75-76) and topping Katie Tomassoni of Mason who shot 154 (79-75).
For a complete list of results, please visit baumspage.com and click the link for the GMC Golf Championships.
Congratulations to Lakota East and Mason on bringing home the first GMC titles of the 2014-15 school year.
In an Athletic Directors vote at the September GMC Conference meeting, the Athletic Directors chose unanimously to change the start time of GMC Football games from 7:30 to 7:00 for the 2015 season.
School is back in session and all Fall Sports are off and running in the GMC. Many of our schools are making strong showings in and out of the conference in all sports. In Football, this is week three and the final week of non-conference play. Our current conference leaders are as follows:
(Conference records in parentheses)
Football: 2-0 Lakota East (0-0) and Sycamore (0-0)
Girls Volleyball: 10-1 Fairfield (3-0), 9-3 Lakota West (3-0), 8-3 Mason (3-0)
Boys Soccer: 6-0-3 Mason (3-0)
Girls Soccer: 7-0 Oak Hills (3-0), 7-0-1 Mason (3-0), 4-3 Lakota West (3-0)
Girls Tennis: 13-2 Sycamore (6-0)
Check out the Fall Sports tab for more standings, statistics, and schedules.
Lakota West Alum, Marissa Steen, has become the first former GMC golfer to qualify for a U. S. Open golf tournament. She won the sectional qualifier in Houston, Texas, earlier this week (5/20/2014), besting a field of over 71 with a single day, two round total of 146 (2 over par). She now joins 156 of the best golfers from around the world who will be playing in this years USGA championship. The competition starts on June 19th, on the Pinehurst #2 golf course at the Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina.Steen (Lakota West Class of 2008) was a member of four Lakota West golf teams including the Firebird's league championship teams in 2004, 2005, and 2006. She was named to All GMC first teams in both 2005, and 2007, and was a runner-up for medalist honors in the 2007 tournament. Girls golf has been competed as a GMC sport for 21 seasons with boys golf going back to the leagues beginning in 1966-67.