The Octagon

Senior cuts close in second set, but ends victorious against Bradshaw Christian

Senior cuts close in second set, but ends victorious against Bradshaw Christian

Sarina Rye, Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Opponent: Bradshaw Christian High School   Location: Bradshaw Christian   Date: April 18   Final scores: Junior Leo Eisner de Eisenhof won (6-1, 7-5); freshman Ashwin Rohatgi lost (0-6, 0-6); freshman Stephanie Ye lost (0-6, 2-6); juniors Allison Zhang and Jacquel...

Despite more consistent swings, softball team still loses against Buckingham Charter

Despite more consistent swings, softball team still loses against Buckingham Charter

Kristine Schmitz, Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Date: April 17   Opponent: Buckingham Charter Magnet High School   Location: Hemlock Elementary   Final score: 0-15 (Cavs’ loss)   Inside info per assistant coach Maddie Galati:  I was really happy with how well each player was swinging the bat. We hardl...

Baseball teams loses to ‘unsportsmanlike’ Western Sierra (video included)

Baseball teams loses to ‘unsportsmanlike’ Western Sierra (video included)

Larkin Barnard-Bahn, Business Manager

April 19, 2018


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  Date: April 17   Opponent: Western Sierra Collegiate Academy   Final scores: 3-13 (Cavs’ loss)   Inside info (per junior Nate Jakobs): “We threw the ball around too much. Sometimes it's better not to risk a throwing error and hold the ball. “I ...

With key players absent, baseball team falls to Western Sierra

With key players absent, baseball team falls to Western Sierra

Larkin Barnard-Bahn, Business Manager

April 16, 2018


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Date: April 13   Opponent: Western Sierra Collegiate Academy   Final scores: 2-22 (Cavs’ loss)   Inside info (per junior Alex Rogawski): “We played very poor defense, were missing a couple good players - including (junior) Jack (Christian and freshman Michael Tovar) - and just...

Inconsistency hurts baseball team in doubleheader with Valley Christian

Inconsistency hurts baseball team in doubleheader with Valley Christian

Larkin Barnard-Bahn, Business Manager

April 13, 2018


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Date: April 9   Opponent: Valley Christian   Final scores: 1-11 and 4-18 in doubleheader (Cavs’ loss)   Inside info (per junior Nate Jakobs): “I hit a home run on top of buildings beyond centerfield, which felt good. Jack had a nice 2-RBI double as well. Avi got his first hit, too. “We played fine, just a few defensive errors and a lo...

After losing first set, senior bounces back with better footwork

After losing first set, senior bounces back with better footwork

Sarina Rye, Reporter

April 7, 2018


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Opponent: Forest Lake Christian   Location: Forest Lake   Date: April 5   Final scores: Senior Nico Burns won (2-6, 6-1, 6-0); junior Leo Eisner de Eisenhof won (6-4, 6-4); junior Chardonnay Needler lost (0-6, 0-6); senior Zihao Sui and freshman Ming Zhu lost (0-1...

Softball team falls to Valley Christian in first season game

Kristine Schmitz, Reporter

April 7, 2018


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Date: April 5   Opponent: Valley Christian   Location:  Howe Park   Final score: 3-17 (Cavs’ loss)   Inside info per assistant coach Maddie Galati: “I am really happy with how the team approached their first game. They kept an excellent attitude while lear...

Current, former Country Day ballers to play in annual Optimist Basketball All Star Games

Current, former Country Day ballers to play in annual Optimist Basketball All Star Games

Jake Longoria, Media/Broadcast Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, April 7, Sacramento’s top seniors will compete in the 41st Annual Optimist High School Basketball All Star Games. According to the Optimist Game website, these games "provide the top senior athletes of Sacramento and Greater Sacramento the venue to showcase their skills and prowess." Th...

Double loss in doubleheader for boys

Double loss in doubleheader for boys

Larkin Barnard-Bahn, Business Manager

April 6, 2018


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Date: April 3   Opponent: Alpha Charter School   Final scores: 0-18 and 3-23 in doubleheader (both Cavs’ losses)   Inside info (per junior Jack Christian): "The major (factor) that contributed to our defeat was (our) numerous errors on the field throughout both games. If ...

Junior’s string snaps, but team still snatches victory against Golden Sierra

Junior’s string snaps, but team still snatches victory against Golden Sierra

Sarina Rye, Reporter

April 4, 2018


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Opponent: Golden Sierra High School   Location: Golden Sierra   Date: April 3   Final scores: Senior Nico Burns lost (4-6, 1-6); junior Leo Eisner de Eisenhof won (6-2, 6-4); senior Lily Brown and junior Chardonnay Needler won (10-5); senior Zihao Sui and freshman Ashwin R...