St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School celebrated the winter varsity athletic season in an all-school assembly on Thursday, February 17. Highlights of the season included six varsity girls qualifying for this weekend’s state wrestling tournament, the middle school boys’ basketball team winning the Super-7 tournament championship, the Middle School swim team going undefeated for the season, and varsity swimmer Jackson Frazier ’24 placing 11th place in the 100 Breast at the state swim meet.
In girls’ wrestling, six girls qualified for the state wrestling tournament by finishing in the top four at the regional tournament. Charlie Barron ’22, Verena Pate ’23, and Melanie Val ’24 finished first in the region in their respective weight classes. Riley Burnette ’22, Iliana Pate ’22, and Stella Wilson finished in second place in the region. Hadlee Hale ’24 finished in fifth. The girls’ team placed third in the region. The state tournament is this weekend.
The Middle School boys’ basketball team won the Super-7 conference tournament and finished second in the conference in regular season play with a 12-3 record. Elijah Stark ’26 was named MVP of the Super-7 tournament. Sam Goodpaster ’26, Eliot Sparacio ’26, Tyler Rundle ’26, and Gus Sherrill ’27 made the All-Tournament Team. Sam Goodpaster ’26, Elijah Stark ’26, and Tyler Rundle ’26 were named to the All-Conference Team.
The Middle School swim team went undefeated for the season. Anara Summers ’28 set new records in Girls’ 50 Free, 200 Free, 500 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast, and 200 Individual Medley. Sarah Russell Roberson ’26 set a new record in the Girls’ 100 Freestyle. Nine swimmers qualified for the Middle School Championship meet. Sawyer Barry, Konrad Knoll, Kiran Malde, Caroline Newbauer, Sarah Russell Roberson, and Will Roberts traveled as a team to compete in Nashville at the MTHSSA Middle School Championship meet. Kiran Malde ’26 finished 5th out of 105 in 50 Free and 8 out of 38 in 100 Breast. Sarah Russell finished 6 out of 31 in 200 IM and 8 out of 42 in 100 Fly.
Ten varsity swimmers qualified for the MTHSSA Region Meet. The following swimmers competed at the Region Meet: Sienna Barry ’25, Sara Knight ’24, Maya Mauzy ’25, Reese Michaels ’24, Libby Neubauer ’23, Toby Van de Ven ’25, Lucie Watch ’22. Three swimmers, AJ Clements ’23 (100 Backstroke and 50 Freestyle), Jackson Frazier ’24 (200 Individual Medley and 100 Breaststroke), and Loulie Frazier ’25 (100 Backstroke) qualified for the state meet. At the state swim meet, Jackson Frazier ’25 dropped 0.12 seconds on the 100 Breast to finish 11th overall out of 83 swimmers. He also dropped 0.74 seconds in the 200 IM to finish 37 out of 91 swimmers. During the season, the team set a new record in the girls’ 400 Free Relay (Maya Mauzy, Lucie Watch, Reese Michaels, Sienna Barry).
In boys’ varsity basketball, Kyler Cantrell ’23 was named to the All-District Team.
After recognizing the seniors on each team, coaches bestowed awards for Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, and Coaches’ Award. The first two awards are voted on by the team.