Cheer on our Wolves During Homecoming Week

 by STJ_Admin

Wolf Nation,

Happy Homecoming Week! Our Wolves are representing SJCA with extra pride this week as we celebrate our school. The Athletics Department encourages everyone to come out to Homecoming competitions to cheer our Wolves on to victory. Student athletes will be coming out to support their fellow athletes for a “Support the Sports” initiative, and they would love to see all of Wolf Nation out in full force for this week’s match-ups.

  • Wednesday, October 10 – Girls Soccer vs. Northern Cambria
    • Orchard Park
  • Wednesday, October 10 – Boys Soccer vs. Northern Cambria
    • Orchard Park
  • Wednesday, October 10 – Girls Volleyball vs. Williamsburg
    • Student Life Center
  • Thursday, October 11 – Cross Country vs. Grier, EJHS, WBHS and P-OHS
    • Oak Hall Park

Keep reading to learn how you can celebrate our Wolves during Homecoming Week!

Support the Athletic Department

If you haven’t done so, please consider donating to the Athletic Department and sign-up to volunteer at home events to help with concessions and gate. Our Wolves appreciate your support!

Parent Athletic Committee (PAC) Meeting

All parents are welcome to the October PAC Meeting!  We would like to see as many parents as possible at the meeting on Thursday, October 11 at 6 p.m. in Room 204.  Come help generate ideas and see how you can help support our athletic programs!

Mandatory Winter Sports Meeting

On October 30 at 6 p.m. in the Student Life Center, the Athletic Department will hold its annual winter sports meeting.  This meeting is mandatory for ALL families with a student athlete wishing to participate in a winter sport.  Please plan to attend.  We will meet as a group and then break into team-specific meetings.

As always, please contact Chad Walsh (cwalsh@stjoeacad.org) if you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding SJCA Athletics.

Boys Soccer

The boys will be playing Northern Cambria today in a home game in Orchard Park. They’ll be returning next week with games against Harrisburg Academy and Belleville Mennonite. Let’s wish them luck!

Girls Soccer

The girls defeated Johnstown Christian School in a muddy battle 6-0 after a tough loss to Troy last week. Adda Fegley led the way with 4 goals, and Clare Marsh scored 2. Clare also had 3 assists and Riley Marflak had 1. The defense was led today by Abby Bulick, Meg Bolich and Lauren Ott.

The girls have their last game of the season at home today at 3:00 at Orchard Park. Come out and cheer the girls on to victory!

Golf 

The golf team won their second consecutive District VI Championship with a team score of 320. Jack Mangene took home the first place individual championship with a score of 72.

The boys are back in action today at the Ebensburg Country Club; they are competing for a chance to return to the state tournament this year. Jack Mangene and Matt Steyers will also be competing at the Western Individual Regional Tournament at Tom’s Run on October 15th for a shot to go to states!

Girls Volleyball

Last Wednesday, the girls hosted Juniata in their annual Pink Out match. Juniata took the JV match in 3 and SJCA won the Varsity match in 3. Our student section came out in force to participate in the Pink Out!

Yesterday, Wolf volleyball fell victim to the Glendale Vikings on Tuesday, despite strong showings from Juniors Maggie Mangene, Ruthanna McMurtrie, Emma Mallison and Senior Michaela Maynard. The girls will host Williamsburg today for the Homecoming match.

Cross Country

On a mud-soaked course, Sera Mazza led wire-to-wire for a win at the Ridgway Invitational. She was clear of the field before she crested the first hill, a little over a half mile into the race. Kate Youngmark joined her on the podium with a 15th place finish.

On the boys side, Carter Kauffman came within a whisker of matching Sera’s efforts; he led for most of the race, only to be passed in the last 600m. He held on for second place; Josh Hershbine joined him with an award-winning race as he finished in 11th place. Aidan Cross, Leland Calistri and Kadan Shirk rounded out the scoring five, which earned the team 13th place.

The Wolves will be in action on Thursday, October 11 for their annual Homecoming meet at Oak Hall Regional Park.

Go Wolves!

@SJCA_Athletics

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