St. Andrews honors winter sports athletes at banquet

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School celebrated the varsity winter sports season with an all-school assembly on Thursday, February 17. -7 tournament championship, the college swim team is undefeated for the season and varsity swimmer Jackson Frazier ’24 places 11th in the 100 Breast at the state swim meet.

Most Improved Player (LR): Abbott Root ’23, girls swimming; Emma Wockasen ’25, Women’s Basketball; Stella Wilson ’25, women’s wrestling; Domas Gintautas ’24, boys basketball; Agustin Diez Rosety ’24, boys swimming; Tom Karanja ’25, Boys Wrestling

In women’s 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 second in the region. Hadlee Hale ’24 finished fifth. The women’s team placed third in the region. The state tournament is this weekend.

The college boys’ basketball team won the Super-7 conference tournament and finished second in the conference in the regular season with a 12-3 record. Elijah Stark ’26 was named Super-7 Tournament MVP. 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.

Coaches Awards (LR): Spears Askew ’23 & Pyunn Ntwari ’22, Boys Basketball; Toby Van de Ven ’25, boys swimming; Charlie Barron ’22 Girls Wrestling; Sanaya Cody ’22, women’s basketball; Reese Michaels ’24 Girls Swimming

The college swim team went undefeated for the season. Anara Summers ’28 set new records in the 50 free, 200 free, 500 free, 100 backstroke, 100 chest and 200 girls individual medley. Sarah Russell Roberson ’26 set a new record in the Girls’ 100 Freestyle. Nine swimmers qualified for the college 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 of 105 in the 50 freestyle and 8 of 38 in the 100 breaststroke. Sarah Russell finished 6 of 31 in the 200 individual medley and 8 of 42 in the 100 butterfly.

Ten varsity swimmers qualified for the MTHSSA region meet. The following swimmers participated in the regional 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 national competition. At the national swimming meet, Jackson Frazier ’25 lost 0.12 seconds in the 100 breaststroke to finish 11th overall out of 83 swimmers. He also lost 0.74 seconds in the 200m individual medley to finish 37th out of 91 swimmers. During the season, the team set a new record in the women’s 400 freestyle relay (Maya Mauzy, Lucie Watch, Reese Michaels, Sienna Barry).

Most Valuable Player (LR): Most Valuable Player (LR): Tyler Rodgers ’22, Golf; AJ Clements ’23, MTB; Lexi Taylor ’23, volleyball; Charlie Barron ’22, women’s cross country; and Alex Brewster ’22, boys’ cross country; (not pictured) Riley Burnette ’22, Soccer

In men’s college basketball, Kyler Cantrell ’23 was named to the All-District team.

After acknowledging the seniors of each team, the coaches presented awards for Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, and the Coaches Award. The first two prizes are voted on by the team.

Seniors

Girls varsity basketball: Sanaya Cody, Sandrine Ishimwe, Montana “Breezy” Rollins

College Men’s Basketball: Pyunn Ntwari

Girls’ Varsity Swimming: Kathleen Perkins, Lucie Watch, Annie Zhang

Receive recognition were

Basketball, varsity women’s team

MIP – Emma Wockasen

MVP – Montana “Breezy” Rollins

Coaches Awards – Sanaya Cody

Basketball, men’s varsity team

MIP – Domas Gintautas

MVP – Kyler Cantrell

Coaches Awards – Pyunn Ntwari, Spears Askew

Swimming, Men’s Varsity Team

MIP – Agustin Diez Rosety

MVP – Jackson Frazier

Coaches Award – Toby Van de Ven

Varsity Women’s Swim Team

MIP – Abbott Root

MVP – Lucie Watch

Coaches Award – Reese Michaels.

Wrestling, Men’s Varsity Team

MIP – Tom Karanja

MVP – Dimitri Sherrill

Wrestling, varsity women’s team

MIP – Stella Wilson

MVP – Iliana Pate

Coaches Award – Charlie Barron

The spring athletics season is underway with SAS competing in soccer, tennis and athletics.

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