GDS Sports Bulletin—Week of Oct. 24

A pack of GDS runners in the ISL varsity race. Photos by Kaiden J. Yu.

Here are the results from GDS teams’ games and meets during the week of Oct. 24, as well as the schedule for next week’s competitions. The grasshopper icon denotes GDS wins.

Men’s varsity soccer

Tuesday, Oct. 25: St. Andrew’s (3) def. GDS (2)

Friday, Oct. 28: GDS (1) def. Sidwell (1) in penalty kicks in MAC tournament quarterfinal

Men’s junior-varsity soccer

Tuesday, Oct. 25: GDS (3) ties St. Andrew’s (3)

Women’s varsity soccer

Wednesday, Oct. 26: GDS (1) def. Bullis (0)

Women’s junior-varsity soccer

Tuesday, Oct. 25: Sidwell (2) def. GDS (0)

Women’s varsity volleyball

Tuesday, Oct. 25: GDS (3) def. Madeira (0)

Thursday, Oct. 27: GDS (3) def. Holy Child (0)

Women’s junior-varsity volleyball

Tuesday, Oct. 25: GDS (2) def. Madeira (0)

Thursday, Oct. 27: GDS (2) def. Holy Child (1)

Women’s freshman volleyball

Friday, Oct. 28: Madeira (2) def. GDS (0)

Women’s varsity tennis

In tennis, teams compete against each other in seven matches (four singles matches and three doubles matches). The team that wins the most matches is the winner.

Monday, Oct. 24: Holy Child (5) def. GDS (2) in ISL tournament quarterfinal

Cross country

Each race is on a 5-kilometer course and is scored by adding the placements of each team’s top five finishers, with the lowest total winning.

Saturday, Oct. 29: ISL and MAC championships

  • Women’s varsity first of 13 scoring schools
  • Men’s varsity second of seven scoring schools
  • Women’s varsity B fourth of six scoring schools
  • Men’s varsity B first of five scoring schools
  • Men’s freshman/sophomore first of three scoring schools
A trio of GDS ninth-grade runners in the MAC freshman/sophomore race.

Next week’s competitions

Games that GDS may or may not participate in, depending on results from earlier tournament games, are asterisked.

Monday, Oct. 31:

  • Women’s varsity volleyball vs. National Cathedral School at home (5:45 p.m.)
  • Women’s junior-varsity volleyball vs. National Cathedral School at home (4:15 p.m.)

Tuesday, Nov. 1:

  • Men’s varsity soccer at Potomac in MAC tournament semifinal (3:00 p.m.)

Wednesday, Nov. 2:

  • Women’s varsity soccer in ISL tournament semifinal at home (3:00 p.m.)
  • Women’s varsity volleyball in ISL tournament quarterfinal vs. Holton-Arms at home (4:30 p.m.)

Thursday, Nov. 3:

  • *Men’s varsity soccer in MAC tournament final (3:00 p.m.)

Friday, Nov. 4:

  • *Women’s varsity soccer in ISL tournament final (3:00 p.m.)
  • *Women’s varsity volleyball in ISL tournament semifinal at home (4:30 p.m.)

Saturday, Nov. 5:

  • Cross country in DCSAA championship meet at Kenilworth Park (9:00 a.m.)

Sunday, Nov. 6:

  • *Women’s varsity volleyball in ISL tournament final (1:00 p.m.)

Information compiled by Molly Kurtzer-Ellenbogen. Grasshopper icon by Nava Mach.

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