Spring Sports Information
If you missed the spring sports registration on February 8th, please read this INFORMATION LETTER. Reading the letter will answer most of your questions about being eligible to play a spring sport. All online and PIAA CIPPE forms are due by no later than Wednesday, March 1st. If you have any questions about a particular spring sport, please contact the appropriate coach:
Baseball: Vince Rossomando email@example.com
Lacrosse: Ryan Tessler firstname.lastname@example.org
Rowing: JD Bridges email@example.com
Tennis: Justin Goulet firstname.lastname@example.org
Track & Field: Mike Meistering email@example.com
Ultimate Frisbee: Tom Croskey firstname.lastname@example.org
Grade School Basketball Clinic
The Grade School Basketball Clinic dates for this spring are now posted! The clinic is available for all grade school girls and boys, grades 3-8. View the clinic information HERE
. Register HERE
. Contact Jim Stewart at email@example.com if you have any questions.
College Camps Now Drive Recruiting
Click on this LINK to see the blog post by Recruit U CEO George White '79. Click HERE to see the article. Any students having aspirations of playing college sports should take a look.
Basketball in the BAL Semi-Final!
The basketball team will face Valley Forge Military Academy on Thursday, February 16th at 7:00pm at VFMA in the semi-finals of the BAL tournament. The team is coming off two convincing wins over Devon Prep (68-29) and MaST (52-35). Senior Mike McFadden has scored 21 and 25 points, respectively in those games. In the MaST game, McFadden hit six 3-point field goals while Aidan Bauer and John McCrane chipped in with 11 points and 10 points, respectively.
Congratulations to seniors John McCrane and Aidan Bauer, voted All-BAL 1st Team and 2nd Team, respectively.
Basketball to host Springfield (Delco) in the District One 5A Playoffs!
HGP, the 7th seed in District One 5A, will host #10 Springfield Delco on Wednesday, February 22nd at 7:00pm in Chapman Arena. All tickets (Kindergarten and above) are $5. No passes accepted. Doors will open at 6:15pm. The District One 5A Bracket can be viewed HERE.
Bowling Crowned 2017 BAL Champions!
Congratulations to coaches Tom Eckerle, Eric Michaels '14 and our bowling team! The team finished 12-0 in matches this season in the BAL. The Firebirds are now 14-3 overall with a 55-13 game record, 44-4 in the BAL. Congratulations to John Schrenk and Ryan Callahan, who finished first and second, respectively, at the BAL Individual Championships on February 15th!. The Eastern Regionals will be held on March 3rd and 4th in Reading, PA.
John Schrenk was been named the Bucks County Courier Times Athlete of the Week for the week of February 6th. John's 236 BAL Average and his 737 series vs. Christopher Dock have been record setting numbers. Congratulations to John on this honor!
Congratulations to our Firebirds who have achieved BAL All-League Honors!
2nd Team: Dan Reifsnyder
1st Team: Ryan Callahan, John Wisniewski, John Schrenk
BAL MVP: John Schrenk
BAL Coach of the Year: Tom Eckerle, HGP
Ice Hockey now 17-2-1
Ice hockey went on the road to Princeton Day School on February 13th and came home with a 4-1 victory. Luke Aquaro had 2 goals and Shane Stevens and Jack Smiley each had one. Stevens and Aquaro each had an assist, but so did goalie Tristan Devine! Devine also had 36 saves in net. The team went on the road again on February 15th and defeated CB South 5-0. Luke Aquaro and Jack Smiley each scored twice and Tom McNulty scored on a power play. Tristan Devine stood tall again in net with another shutout. The team is now 17-2-1 and looks forward to their Senior Night game next Thursday, February 23rd at Grundy vs. St. Joe’s Prep at 7:20pm
Indoor Track and Field looking forward to the Meet of Champions
Good luck to the following members of the indoor track and field team competing in the Meet of Champions February 17th and 18th at Lehigh University:
Sean Lawall '17 HJ
Mark Featherstone '17 3000m
Distance Medley Relay: Kevin Dineen '17, John Gasiewski '19, Sam Huslin '17, Callahan Lennon '17
4x800Relay: Sean Dixon '17, Tony Carbino '19, Liam Flood '17, Jacob Lawall '18
Swimming looks forward to District Champs after finishing 6-6 on the season
Congratulations to the swim team, who finished 6-6 for the regular season. The focus now shifts to the District One Championships on March 2nd and 3rd at LaSalle University. Several team members achieved personal bests as well as new district cut times in the final meet vs. Lower Moreland:
One New District Cut Time!
Nicholas Polidoro 200 Freestyle 2:07.22
Jack Barry 200 Freestyle 2:21.67
Erik Fenstermaker 200 Freestyle 1:54.49
Liam Farrell 200 IM 2:26.49
Erik Fenstermaker 50 Freestyle 24.13
Zach Geiser 100 Butterfly 59.45
Nicholas Klein 100 Butterfly 1:15.26
Matt Doucette 100 Freestyle 52.45
Nicholas Gill 100 Freestyle 1:01.84
Caleb Ferns 500 Freestyle 6:40.99
Andrew Iannacone 100 Breaststroke 1:02.55
Ice Hockey Defeats Gloucester Catholic, 5-2
The Ice Hockey Team improved its record to 15-1 with a 5-2 win over Gloucester Catholic on January 30th. Jacob Crespo, Tim Wolfe, Tom McNulty, Jack Smiley and Zach Babst each scored while Byron Hartley, Andrew Serafin and Eric D'Angelo added assists. Goalie Tristan Devine was outstanding, stopping several point blank shots in the first and second period to keep the game tied. The team will face Gloucester Catholic again next Monday, February 6th at Grundy, 3:45pm.
Head Junior Varsity Soccer Coach
Assistant Ultimate Coach
Assistant Throws Coach: Indoor Track and Field and Outdoor Track and Field
Assistant Rowing Coach
Customized Blankets by Custom Made Comfort
Great gift idea! Visit this LINK
to see custom made blankets for fall sports. Please contact Tony McBryan at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Special thanks to RecruitU Founder and CEO, George White '79, who spoke to freshman, sophomore and junior students and parents on April 26th. View the presentation here:
HGP College and Athletics Admissions Night a Great Success!