GDS Sports Bulletin—Week of Jan. 31

Senior Nadia Fairfax begins a sprint in the Private and Independent School Invitational. Photo by Kaiden J. Yu.

Here are the results from GDS teams’ games and meets during the week of Jan. 31, as well as the schedule for next week’s competitions. The grasshopper icon denotes GDS wins.

Men’s varsity basketball

Tuesday, Feb. 1: Potomac (79) def. GDS (75)

Thursday, Feb. 3: Flint Hill (100) def. GDS (76)

Women’s varsity basketball

Tuesday, Feb. 1: GDS (56) def. Holton-Arms (13)

Thursday, Feb. 3: GDS (63) def. Flint Hill (52)

Saturday, Feb. 5: Bullis (60) def. GDS (59)

Men’s junior-varsity basketball

Tuesday, Feb. 1: Potomac (47) def. GDS (37)

Thursday, Feb. 3: Flint Hill (67) def. GDS (48)

Women’s junior-varsity basketball

Tuesday, Feb. 1: Holton-Arms (39) def. GDS (16)

Thursday, Feb. 3: Flint Hill (27) def. GDS (24)

Sophomore Madi Moore-Nicholson during the women’s varsity basketball game on Feb. 3. Photo by Reid Alexander. 

Indoor track and field

A team’s score in track and field is the sum of the points it won based on placements in individual events and relays.

Friday, Feb. 4: Episcopal High School Home Meet (unscored)

Saturday, Feb. 5: Private and Independent School Invitational

  • Men seventh of fourteen schools
  • Women eighth of twelve schools

Sunday, Feb. 6:  Potomac Valley Track Club All-Comers Meet (unscored)

Wrestling

Wrestlers earn points from takedowns, reversals and other moves in their one-on-one matchups. A team’s individual scores are added to produce its final score.

Wednesday, Feb. 2: MAC Duals Wrestling Championships

  • GDS (60) def. Potomac (18)
  • GDS (54) def. St. Andrew’s (18)
  • GDS (56) def. Sidwell (25)
  • GDS (56) def. Saint James (18)

Climbing

Climbers earn points based on the difficulty of the climbs they complete in a given period of time. A team’s top five individual scores are added to determine its final score, with the sixth-highest score serving as a tiebreaker.

Sunday, Feb. 6: Washington Area Interscholastic Climbing League Championships

  • Men tied for fourth of seven schools
  • Women third of seven schools
Sophomore Ollie Alfonso-Frank races in the 1600 meters at the Private and Independent School Invitational. Photo by Kaiden J. Yu.

Next week’s competitions

GDS permits spectators to attend home games and livestreams basketball games. Scheduled competitions and spectator policies may be subject to change due to COVID-19 developments.

Monday, Feb. 7:

  • Men’s junior-varsity basketball vs. Maret at home (4:15 p.m.)
  • Men’s varsity basketball vs. Maret at home (5:45 p.m.)

Tuesday, Feb. 8:

  • Women’s junior-varsity basketball vs. Madeira at home (4:15 p.m.)
  • Women’s varsity basketball vs. Madeira at home (5:45 p.m.)

Wednesday, Feb. 9:

  • Men’s junior-varsity basketball at Saint James (5:00 p.m.)
  • Men’s varsity basketball at Saint James (6:30 p.m.)

Thursday, Feb. 10:

  • Varsity wrestling MAC championships at Saint James (2:00 p.m.)
  • Women’s junior-varsity basketball at Potomac (4:15 p.m.)
  • Women’s varsity basketball at Potomac (5:45 p.m.)

Friday, Feb. 11:

  • Men’s junior-varsity basketball at Sidwell (4:15 p.m.)
  • Women’s junior-varsity basketball vs. Holton-Arms at home (4:15 p.m.)
  • Men’s varsity basketball at Sidwell (5:45 p.m.)
  • Women’s varsity basketball vs. Holton-Arms at home (5:45 p.m.)

Saturday, Feb. 12:

  • Indoor track and field Hoxton Invitational at Episcopal High School (10:00 a.m.)

Information compiled by Alex Gerson. Grasshopper icon by Nava Mach.

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