Athletics

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

State Golf Results

The SCDS boy's team tied for 6th in the GHSA Class A Private Golf Championship. Scoring for the Hornets in the 72-hole event were Reed Lotter 152, William Whitfield 152, Andrew Messalle 154 and Dallas Hunter 159. Bryn Sorge competed as an individual in the girls' State Championship. Bryn finished in 9th place scoring 158 for the two day event.  A greatseason for Coach Crenshaw, Coach Small and the athletes! 

GHSA State Track and Field Results

Hard work and hours of practice, hoping to peak at the right time and Helen Kenney accomplished this fete, setting a personal record with a 5' high jump and finishing 3rd in the GHSA Class A Private State Track and Field Meet. Alex Wynn's 6'2" high jump took 6th place. Finishing 3rd in the State in the 4x100m relay was the team of KJ James, Reese London, Kenny Odom and Alex Wynn (42.79). Kenny was 3rd in the 100m (10.92) and Alex 7th (11.11). John Ryan finished 6th in the 1600m with 4:26.47. Anna Pollak was 6th in the 400m (59.47) and 8th in the 200m (26.59). We are proud of our athletes! 

Cannon Honored with Dewitt Award

The Exchange Club of Savannah established the DeWitt Award to be presented to the top eighth grade male and female athletes of the year in public and private schools in Chatham County. The award is based on athletic leadership, academics and community service. David Dewitt saw a need to honor this generation of young athletes and the award evolved in 2019 shadowing the prestigious Hollis Stacy and Ashley Dearing Awards. Stephen Cannon received the award for 2022. Harris Stone was honored in 2021 and Anna Pollak in 2019. Congratulations!!