Thanks to a slew of forfeits and falls, the wrestlers of Germantown Academy cruised to an Inter-Ac League win over The Haverford School on Jan. 18.
The Germantown Academy boys basketball team play a tightly contested game against visiting Episcopal Academy on Jan. 18. The clash between two Inter-Ac League teams came down to the wire, but the Churchmen were able to escape with a 58-53 win.
Germantown Academy fell to No. 5 nationally ranked Miami Country Day School, 74-56, on Jan. 18.
Last year, the Patriots beat the Blue Devils by a combined 54 points, but things were different in the latest contest. Thanks to a fourth-quarter comeback, GA was able to defeat SCHA by the score of 54-44.
In the Patriots' closest game of the season -- a 4-2 win -- Matt Cho '21 recorded his first hat trick of the year. The output was crucial, as GA was playing with only seven healthy players in its lineup.
The Patriots hosted the fourth annual Shot Put Invitational on Jan. 15 and showcased some high numbers.
After recording a 64-59 result over Carver E&S on Jan. 12, the Patriots earned their first Inter-Ac League win on Jan. 15 against William Penn Charter.
With their victory over Agnes Irwin School on Jan. 15, the Patriots wrapped up their 17th result of the season and their fourth win in the Inter-Ac League.
On the day, Germantown Academy took first place in 10 of the 12 events.
One day after having their comeback attempt against Springside Chestnut Hill Academy fall short, Germantown Academy played spoiler to Carver High School of Engineering & Science.
Maddie Vizza '20 and the GA bench propelled the Patriots to a 51-44 win over Archbishop Wood in the Maggie Lucas Showcase.
Through five such competitions, the Patriots have five wins. The latest result came on Jan. 12 when GA traveled to The Hill School and came away with a 100-86 win.
Emma Atkinson '20 broke the Hill pool record in the 200 IM and the 100 Backstroke -- a record she already owned -- with times of 2:04.70 and 55.29. GA had nine first-place finishes against Hill and won the meet, 109-77.
Behind a staunch defense and a high-powered offense, the Patriots cruised to a 54-26 victory.
SCH would go 9-10 from the free-throw line in the final minute to secure a 78-69 win.
On Jan. 11, the Patriots got their chance to show how they stack up against Inter-Ac League competition. In their first dual meet, the Patriots took down Episcopal Academy, 56-24.
Elijah Wroten '19 was one of 63 players in Pennsylvania to be selected by The Maxwell Football Club to receive a Mini Max award.
The longtime coach and teacher will retire after 30 years at Germantown Academy.
With winter break now in the rearview mirror, Germantown Academy's swimmers were back in action. On Jan. 9, the Patriots hosted Lawrenceville School and recorded a 109-71 win, their fourth victory in as many dual meets.
Before winter break, Head Coach Jeff Thompson said that the swimmers and divers were going to be working hard during their time off from classes. When the Patriots hosted Lawrenceville School on Jan. 9, that hardwork paid off.
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