October 29th Athlete of The Week is Swimmer, Kaitlyn Bluford.
Congratulations to ALA Gilbert North Girls JH Swim as they captured the 2018 CAA JH State Championships on Saturday at McClintock HS. The girls scored 47 points and won the overall title by one point over Heritage Mesa.
Kaitlyn Bluford won 4 events for the Eagles (50 fly, 50 free, 100 free and 50 back). She set state CAA championship records in the 50 back (30.28) and 100 free (58.28). Kaitlyn also set a state record of 29.68 in the 50 back earlier in the year.
Way to go, Kaitlyn!
October 22nd Athlete of The Week is Junior High Flag Football player, Luc Asay.
Luc helped lead the Junior High Flag Football team to their first CAA state championship this past weekend. He was named MVP of the state tournament.
Way to Go, Luc!
October 1st Athlete of The Week is Volleyball player, Carissa Hayes.
Carissa is a Sophomore Middle Hitter on Varsity. She leads the team in kills, blocks and hitting percentage. She also carries a 4.41 GPA. Carissa helped her team to a 3-2 record in the Chandler Prep tourney over the weekend.
Way to Go, Carissa!
September 24th Athlete of The Week is Varsity Cross Country runner, Matt Vaughn.
Matt gives 110% every single day, and improves each time he competes. His 5k run time at the Fountain Hills Invitational on September 8th was 19:29.4. He then ran an 18:59.5 at the Ojo Rojo invitational on September 15th, and an 18:34.0 at the Doug Conley Invitational on September 22nd. Matt never misses practice, and will do anything for his teammates, always providing an example of excellence to the entire team. He expects a lot from himself, and often pushes himself past the point that most people would.
Way to Go, Matt!
September 17th Athlete of The Week is Junior High Volleyball player, Halle Gibbens.
Our 8th grade volleyball team captured the CAA Spike It Tournament over the weekend with a thrilling 3 game win in the finals over a very talented Paradise Honors team. Game scores were 25-23, 24-26 and 15-13. The 8th graders posted wins over Champions South Mountain, Salt River JH, Red Rock Elementary, Trivium Prep and Paradise Honors.
Our Eagles improve to 13-0 on the season. Halle Gibbens was named tournament MVP.
Way to Go, Halle!
September 10th Athlete of The Week is Swimmer, Kaitlyn Bluford.
This past weekend Kate got first place in the 50 backstroke, 100 backstroke, 50 Butterfly, 100 freestyle, and broke the state record in 50 freestyle.
She broke meet records in both meets at this event with times of 30 seconds in the 50 back, 1 minute 5.31 seconds in the 100 back, 30.46 seconds in the 50 butterfly, 59.64 seconds in the 100 freestyle, and 27.07 seconds in the 50 freestyle.
Way to go, Kaitlyn!
September 3rd Athlete of The Week is Cross Country runner, Wayann Whiterock.
Wayann took 2nd place overall in our first meet with a time of 26.38. Wayann always gives 110% and is continually improving because of it. She has a positive attitude and helps motivate her teammates.
Way to go, Wayann!
August 20th Athlete of The Week is Football player, Taggart Caskey.
Taggart had 4 receptions for 92 yards, 13 defensive points, and 2 receiving Touchdowns in our first game against Kamehameha in Maui, Hawaii.
Way to go, Taggart!