Girls Basketball: The Girls basketball team went 1-1 this week, defeating Tower Hill and falling to Tatnall. In their 47-30 victory over Tower Hill on Tuesday, the Quakers scored in a variety of ways as six members of the team recorded baskets and three members scored in double figures. Gia Cottone ’26 led all scorers with 11 points while Margo Gramiak ’22 and Naomi Allen ’26 each netted ten. Reagan Brady ’23 added eight points while Caelen Grubb ’22 sunk two three-point field goals in a total team effort!
On Saturday, the team battled against a tough and talented Tatnall team, falling 58-39. In the second half, the Quakers refused to give in and outscored the Hornets 30-24. Gramiak ‘22 led the way with 13 points while Brady ‘23 added eight. They’ll look to get back to their winning ways on Tuesday afternoon when they travel to St. Andrew’s for a 4:00 pm tip-off.
Boys basketball: The boys basketball team won their fourth straight game on Monday evening, defeating Odessa HS 45-28. Robby Tattersall ’23 led all scorers with 23 points while Ish Dobson ’23 and Colin Harron added eight and six points, respectively.
Now 4-0, the boys will look for win number five on Monday evening when they travel to St. Andrew’s School for a 5:30 tip-off.
Indoor Track: On Thursday afternoon, WFS indoor track hosted an outdoor Polar Bear Meet where they competed against six schools from across the State of Delaware. Max Leffler ’22 earned gold in the 1600 while Madeline Rowland ‘23 was the first to cross the finish line in the 55. Zae Turman ’24 finished second in the 55 and earned bronze in the 400.
On Sunday, the team traveled to Ursinus College to compete in the Bears High School Invitational. Max Leffler ’22 continued to shine, placing second in the 1 mile run. In the 200, Sawyer Rowland ’25 placed 24th out of 61 runners! Ellie Criscimagna ’23 turned in another solid performance in the 800 as she was the 20th runner to cross the finish line.
Next Saturday, they will travel to Tower Hill to compete against some of the top competition in the State of Delaware!
Wrestling: It was an exciting weekend for WFS wrestling as they defeated two conference opponents on Friday afternoon in a Tri-Meet and took home 3rd place at the Appo Team Dual Tournament on Saturday!!
In their Tri-Meet on Friday afternoon, WFS defeated Sanford (60-12) and Wilmington Christian (55-23) to earn their first two conference wins of the season. In the Appo Team Dual Tournament on Saturday, the Quakers defeated Dover, Christiana, and Newark Charter in dual meets to take home 3rd place!
Donnie Morton ’22 earned Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament honors as he went 5-0 in the 138 lb weight class, winning four matches by pin and one by forfeit. Phil Crock ’23 continued his excellent season in the 220 lb weight class, going 6-0 on the afternoon (five wins by pin, one by forfeit). Thomas Ellis ’23, competing in the 132 lb weight class, went undefeated as well (5-0) and won four matches by pin.
They’ll get back to work on the mat this week in preparation for the Canal Classic at Middletown High School next weekend. The Canal Classic begins on Friday afternoon and will conclude on Saturday.
Swimming: It was another busy week for Quaker swimming as they competed against Tower Hill and Sanford. The boys, entering the week 2-0, remained perfect as they defeated Tower Hill 89-81 and Sanford 91-79. Tyler Wilmore ’24 won multiple individual events at both meets while Ameer Bashir ’22 and Jalen Stewart ’24 each earned gold in one individual event against Tower Hill and Sanford.
The girls went 1-1, losing to Tower Hill 97-66 and defeating Sanford 91-69. Kira Agne ’23 won multiple individual events at both meets while Aubrey Ashman ’26 won two individual events against Sanford and one against Tower Hill. Against Sanford, the relay teams performed extremely well as WFS won the 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, and the 400 free relay.
Both teams are back in action on Tuesday afternoon when they compete against Tatnall at 3:45 pm. The meet will take place at the Hicks Anderson Community Center.
Individual Winners against Tower Hill:
Tyler Wilmore ’24: 500 free & 100 breast
Ameer Bashir ’22: 100 back
Jalen Stewart ’24: 200 free
Marcel Stewart ’22: 200 IM
Aubrey Ashman ’26: 200 IM
Kira Agne ’23: 500 free & 100 breast
Individual Winners against Sanford:
Wilmore ’24: 100 fly & 100 breast
Bashir ’22: 100 back
Conner Verbanas ’25: 500 free
J. Stewart ’24: 200 free
Agne ’23: 200 IM & 100 free
Ashman ’26: 100 fly & 100 breast
Zarina Stone ’22: 50 free
Anna Maansson ’25: 500 free