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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. 

Grandy Nominated for Finocchiaro Award

Senior Michael Grandy is SCDS's nomination for the 42nd annual Michael Finocchiaro Award, given to the best football player in Savannah. The winner is chosen by local media and head football coaches from public and private high schools in Chatham County.

Inspired by the NCAA's Heisman Trophy, the award was created by Finocchiaro, a Benedictine alumnus and devoted fan of high school athletics, who died in 2001.

Congratulations Michael!

Spaulding, Johnson "Basketball Players to Watch in Savannah Area"

The Savannah Morning News named the top returning basketball players in the area to watch this season. Junior Robert Spaulding will be the focus of the SCDS offense with teammate Timo Moeller lost for the season with a knee injury. Spaulding averaged 13.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.9 steals per game last year. Senior Kat Johnson is a strong rebounder with a solid midrange jumper. She earned all-region honors last season when she averaged 9.6 points, 9.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per contest. The Hornets begin their seasons at HOME on Saturday the 12th. The girls scrimmage Beaufort at 1:00 PM and the boys meet St Andrews at 2:30 PM. 

Grandy Savannah Morning News "Player of the Week"

SCDS senior running back Michael Grandy took home 95.9% of the vote in a poll of the SMN readers as he closed out his high school football career to be named the "Player of the Week." He also garnered the Savannah Quarterback Club's Offensive Player of the week honors. Grandy rushed for 132 yards and four touchdowns in the 62-14 win over Groves and added an interception he returned about 40 yards to midfield. He had an impressive senior campaign as he rushed for 922 yards and 14 touchdowns on the year. He has an offer from Erskine College. Congratulations Michael!

Cash Ramirez Kicks 46yd Field Goal

Freshman Cash Rameriz had a terrific game on Friday, Nov. 4 with a safety, 3 extra points and two field goals - 30 and 46 yards as the Hornets defeated Johnson High School 29-6. The longest field goal in SCDS history is 51 yards by Colton Litchenberg in 2013. Colton continued his kicking career at Boston College. A great future is ahead for Cash!!

Ryan 3rd in State

Senior John Ryan proved he is one of the top runners in the State. At the GHSA meet he finished 3rd (17:09.04) among the boys in Class AAA. Top finishes for SCDS were Ryan, Chase Huggins 56th 19:29.72 and Ned Henneman 82nd 19:57. The boys' team finished 16th in the State. The girls' team was 15th with Sarah Jane Schulze top for the Hornets in 30th place (22:51.31). Anna Pollak was 80th 25:29.45 and Gracie Daters 83rd 25:34.86. We look forward to the announcements of our Cross Country seniors continuing their careers in College! 

SCDS Middle School  Volleyball Champions

The 7th and 8th grade SCDS volleyball teams won their SPAL Championships. The 6th grade team was the Runner-up and the 5th grade team finished in the Elite Eight of the 16-team 6th grade bracket. The 8th grade team beat Blessed Sacrament, the 7th grade team won in two games against Calvary, and the 6th grade lost a close match to SCPS.  Great coaches and athletes!! The volleyball program continues to have a bright future!!

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