With over 50 teams in 15 sports, the athletic offerings for students at Country Day are extensive. Current GHSA athletic offerings are baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, flag football, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball, and wrestling.  Clay target shooting is a club team competing in GISA. Beginning in 5th grade, students have the opportunity to represent Country Day in several sports offerings, honing skills while learning teamwork and resiliency. A supportive school community and decorated coaches help to provide an environment of excellence, both on and off the field. 

The athletic facilities includes three gymnasiums, a cross country trail, football, soccer, lacrosse, and baseball fields, tennis courts, a weight room and a 6-lane track. The athletics staff also includes two trainers and a strength and conditioning coach to work with students.

Athletics at a Glance

Savannah Country Day is a member of GHSA Class A Private (football, cross country, volleyball, flag football, cheerleading, basketball, swim, baseball, track & field, soccer, lacrosse, golf and tennis). Our clay target shooting team competes in gisa.

Over 80% of Upper and Middle School students participate in an athletic offering

facilities include: three hard surface gymnasiums, two baseball fields, all-weather track, six tennis courts, cross country trail, stadium for football, soccer and lacrosse, a 3,000 sq. ft. weightroom, a baseball hitting facility, and multiple practice fields and activity areas. 

decorated program with 189 region titles and 24 state titles

Two athletic trainers on staff to work with students throughout the day and after school.

Blueprint program offers year-round strength and athletic development for Middle and upper school students

Alumni currently playing at the collegiate level:
Brennan Pastorek (Swim) Stanford
Madeline Wynn (Volleyball) Davidson
Jack Wilson (Soccer) Davidson
Win Johns (Baseball) Columbus State University
Collin Porter (Sailing) Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Ben Goodman (Soccer) Winthrop
Audrey Pastorek (Swim) Villanova
Jarrett Karnibad (Tennis) Mount St Mary's University
Braden Sorge (Baseball) University of North Georgia
Matt Osterman (Baseball) Flagler College
Andre Miller (Football) Army
Kenny Reedy (Football) Army
Amelia wylly (basketball) Georgia College



Athletics News

Cross Country Region Honors - Ryan Runner of the Year

Senior John Ryan was selected by the Region 3AAA coaches as the "Male Runner of the Year". The Brown University commit was 3rd in the GHSA State Meet and set a new SCDS record for the 5K course with a time of 16:17.

First Team All Region were Chase Huggins, Gracie Daters, Anna Pollak, Sarah Jane Schulze and Ryan. Named to the Second Team were Ned Henneman, Anne Chaddock Donegan and Eliza Stubbs. Congratulations to all!

Flag Football Success in 2nd season

The varsity flag football team finished the regular season with a 9-3 record in a strong 10 team Region. They lost to Calvary in the GHSA A-AAAA State playoffs 0-12, The team held their opponents scoreless in their 9 wins. The wins: Johnson High 39-0, Woodville Tompkins 6-0, Beach 19-0, Savannah High 31-0, Islands 29-0, SCPS 33-0, Effingham 34-0, South Effingham 7-0 and Savannah Arts 21-0. Congratulations to Coaches English, Hughes and Mulzer on creating an exciting atmosphere for our team and spectators! 

Go Hornets!  

Clay Target GIAA State Champions

In its 4th year, the SCDS Clay Target Team won the 2022-23 State Championship in the General Division composed of the largest schools in GIAA. With a combined score of 1384, they defeated SCPS (1387) and Back-to-Back Champions BC (1367). Great shooting by senior Owen Haas, who received the Individual High Overall State Championship after tying with 3 athletes and winning the shoot-off. Ericka Ann McKeever was 2nd in the HOA for females. Scoring for the Hornets were Haas 287, Chase Buerger 283, Miles Carson 279, Dan Bradley 268 and Andrew Nicholson 267. A great showing for many SCDS athletes in this meteoric growth of clay target shooting throughout the country and now a varsity sport at many colleges. Congratulations to the Coaches and Team!

Washington Honors

Congratulations to Josh Washington on his selection to play in the FBU Freshman All American Bowl on December 19 in Naples, Florida. Josh had 204 rushing yards, 630 receiving years, 5 touchdowns, 47 tackles and 2 Interceptions in this football season. The FBU All-American Bowl is a developmental week showcasing the nation’s best freshman football players.Two teams are selected, comprised of the top 60 student-athletes in their graduating class.