Spring season wrap up
As summer rolls in, spring sports wrap up.
Both varsity and JV women’s badminton had losing seasons this spring, with records of 5-8 for both teams. Varsity had the most success against Institute of Notre Dame and Oldfields School, beating IND twice 7-0 and Oldfields once 7-0.
Varsity and JV baseball also had dry spells this season with records of 5-15 and 5-11, respectively. The varsity team had its biggest win over Boy’s Latin in their first official game of the season. JV pulled a surprising upset against Calvert Hall when they met them for the second time this season, beating them 6-4.
Despite moving down to the MIAA ‘B’ conference this season, varsity golf did not have a stellar season yet again. The team had a record 1-5, winning their lone match against Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
Men’s varsity lacrosse had a winning season with a record of 9-4. They did, however, lose in the MIAA ‘B’ Conference semi-finals to St. Peter Paul, 11-0. JV men’s lacrosse did even better than varsity, going undefeated in their league play and winning the championship against McDonogh, 11-9.
Women’s varsity and JV lacrosse had tough seasons, ending with records of 6-7 and 5-5-1, respectively. The varsity team had four losses with only one or two point differentials. JV had their biggest league win against Notre Dame Preparatory, winning 13-6.
The varsity and JV softball teams took hits this season, winning only three games each. Varsity and JV suffered nine and 11 losses, respectively. Starting off strong with two wins, the varsity team lost momentum, winning only one more game the rest of the season.
Overall, men’s varsity tennis had a winning season of 5-4 defeating Archbishop Curley, Key School, St. Mary’s, Glenelg Country School, and Indian Creek.
Track and Field:
The men’s track team had another winning season going 8-0 and snagging the MIAA ‘B’ Conference Champions title. At the MIAA Championships, they placed fifth among both ‘A’ Conference and ‘B’ Conference teams. The women’s track team had an evenly matched season, going 2-2 overall. They placed sixth at the IAAM Championships.
*The records of the teams were taken from the Athletics section of johncarroll.org.
Emily Clarke is a Managing Editor for The Patriot and jcpatriot.com