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The Octagon

Check out the season wrap-up for baseball, player statistics

Annya Dahmani, Feature Editor
May 25, 2017 • 18 views
Filed under Sports

After their final game on May 8, the baseball team ended their season 8-6 in league and 9-7 overall.  Date: May 8 Opponent: Faith Christian Location: Faith Christian Score: 14-12, Cavs’ victory Top player stats: sophomore Nate Jakobs (1.000 batting average, 4 runs, 3 hits, 4 RBIs), s...

Junior swimmer sets yet another state record, becoming state champion of two events (videos included)

Junior swimmer sets yet another state record, becoming state champion of two events (videos included)

Larkin Barnard-Bahn, Reporter
May 25, 2017 • 42 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Video

In a spectacular finish to the season, junior Amalie Fackenthal triumphed in the state championships, winning two events and setting a state meet record. The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Swimming and Diving Championships were on May 19-20 at Clovis Olympic Swim Complex in Clovis, C...

Junior golfer falls short of victory in Section Masters but still goes down in history

Junior golfer falls short of victory in Section Masters but still goes down in history

Briana Davies, Reporter
May 24, 2017 • 71 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The golf season came to an end on May 15, with Section Masters. One hundred and seventeen golfers participated from schools all over northern California – all-division inclusive (Division I to Division VI). Country Day was represented by its only qualifier: junior Miles Edwards. Edwards advanced after fini...

Girls’ relay swimming team makes history, qualifies for section championship finals

Girls’ relay swimming team makes history, qualifies for section championship finals

Larkin Barnard-Bahn, Reporter
May 18, 2017 • 63 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Sac-Joaquin Section Championships were filled with Country Day firsts: the first SCDS girls’ relay team to make the section championship finals and also junior Amalie Fackenthal’s first places in both her events. This is the third consecutive year Fackenthal has held varsity section cha...

Track and field profits from largest turn-out; sophomore places first twice in League Championship Finals

Track and field profits from largest turn-out; sophomore places first twice in League Championship Finals

Héloïse Schep, Reporter
May 18, 2017 • 63 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Though the track and field team had one of their largest turn-outs, 4 people, at the League Championship Finals, sophomore Heidi Johnson was the only athlete who placed first in any category. On May 11, the team attended the CVCL/NPAC/SMAL League Championship Finals, competing in seven categories. Johnson placed f...

Shocking turn of events lands junior golfer spot in San-Joaquin Section Masters

Briana Davies, Reporter
May 15, 2017 • 65 views
Filed under Sports

On May 8, Sectionals came down to a nail-biter as junior Miles Edwards missed qualifying for the CIF San-Joaquin Section Masters by just one stroke – or so he thought. Four Country Day golfers qualified for Sectionals – Edwards, sophomore Harrison Moon and freshmen John Snyder and Ted Zhou – thou...

Tennis finishes off season in quarterfinals of Section Championship Tournament

Tennis finishes off season in quarterfinals of Section Championship Tournament

Anna Frankel, Reporter
May 9, 2017 • 113 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Junior Nico Burns was the only tennis player to participate in the Section Championship Tournament in Stockton, although sophomore Michaela Chen and seniors Emil Erickson and Christian Van Vleck also qualified.   The team competed in small-school, coed Division III, which is comprised of seven leagues, ea...

Only sophomore track star qualifies for Sacramento Meet of Champions

Héloïse Schep, Reporter
May 8, 2017 • 69 views
Filed under Sports

Only sophomore Heidi Johnson qualified to compete in the Sacramento Meet of Champions, held on April 29 at American River College. Johnson competed in the varsity triple jump. She finished at 35 feet and placed fourth of 26 athletes. Johnson said her greatest challenge was trying to apply various ju...

Simple mistakes cause softball to lose against Buckingham Charter, Valley Christian

Bryce Longoria, Reporter
May 7, 2017 • 63 views
Filed under Sports

Date: March 5 Opponent: Valley Christian Final score: 8-20 (Cavs’ loss) Important fact: This was the first back-to-back game for the team this season. Inside info from sophomore Sophie Naylor: We made good contact when we hit, but we were slow defensively. The ball kept getting past the infie...

Despite quick innings, more outs against Faith Christian softball falls yet again

Bryce Longoria, Reporter
May 6, 2017 • 59 views
Filed under Sports

Although the softball team has not won a game this season, their chances looked good in their matchup against the Faith Christian Lions on May 2. The Lions are only 2-9 this season, which is the worst record for an opponent the Cavs have faced this season. Unfortunately, the girls were unable t...

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