Fall Sports Registration - Cross-Country, Golf, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee
Save the date! Tuesday, May 16th at 7:00pm, Founders Hall. Please read the INFORMATION LETTER. Note - Rowing will have a separate registration later in the summer.
Varsity Athletics Recognition Night - Thursday, June 1 at 6:30pm Chapman Arena
The 2017 Varsity Athletics Recognition Night will be held Thursday, June 1 at 6:30pm in Chapman Arena. The deadline to register and pay is Friday, May 19th. Please read the INFORMATION LETTER. The payment link is in the information letter.
Spring Sports Update
Varsity Baseball is now 9-1-1 (a rare tie vs. Archbishop Wood due to rain) on the season. HGP has outscored opponents 81-9 on the season, including 5 shutouts. Team leaders thus far:
Sean Kerrigan .500, 8 RBI, .600 OB%
Mark Seibert .409, 7 RBI, .536 OB%
Pitching Staff - 0.71ERA, 30H, 99K, 20BB in 69IP
Peyton Birch - 3-1, 1.18ERA, 33K 5BB
John McCrane - 2-0, 1 Save, 0.89 ERA, 24K 5BB
Ryan Staropoli - 2-0, 1 Save, 0.00 ERA, 20K 3BB
The HGP Lacrosse team had a solid spring break splitting two games vs. 2 solid AAA Schools. HGP defeated Wissahickon 9-6 for the first time in school history with junior Matt Rueter leading the way with 12/17 Faceoffs and an assist. Sophomore Dan Kovacevich led the scoring with 3 Goals and junior Zach Nangle had 2 goals/2 assists. Sophomore Goalie Zach May was the star of the game with 16 saves. HGP fell to CB West in a tight 14-12 loss. The team climbed all the way back from a 12-5 deficit and went on a 7-2 run in the fourth quarter. Junior Zach Nangle had 4 goals and an assist.
Rowing is headed to Saratoga Springs, NY for the Saratoga Invite on Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, to face off against some of the best club and school teams from the Northeastern US and Canada. This will be the first "medals" race for the squad. The team competed in the last regular season Philadelphia race last Sunday. Saratoga is chance to race multiple times in a weekend before for the City Championships on May 6-7 back on the Schuylkill. Stay tuned for race times for the City Championships!
The tennis team is having another very successful season. The team is now 10-2 (BAL 7-0) and has captured its 3rd straight BAL Title! The team will look to continue to build momentum for the District One Team Tournament next week. Junior Mark Pabalan recently finished 2nd and Sophomore Keegan Pietrak finished 5th at the BAL Singles Tournament. Both players hope to experience success at the District One Singles Tournament on April 28 & 29th and the Healthplex.
Track & Field
The Outdoor Track & Field team continues its winning ways, remaining undefeated in the Bicentennial Athletic League. Team standouts include sprinters Dan Pawluczyk '17 and Sam Huslin '17, jumpers Sean Lawall '17 and Kevin Trusdell '18, distance runners Callahan Lennon '17 and Kevin Dineen '17, and throwers Adam Lawall '19 and Conlan McHugh '17. The team also has some super sophomores in John Gasiewski '19, Burton Tony Carbino '19, and Jarrett Zelinsky '19. The 2016 District One AA Cross Champions also have top distance performers in the league in seniors Mark Featherstone '17, Sean Dixon '17, and Liam Flood '17. The team looks forward to a few more opportunities before they attempt to win their 23rd consecutive league championship on May 10 and 11.
The Varsity Ultimate team continued its success on Thursday by defeating Council Rock South 15-3. Led by seniors Cam Zubey and Will Abbamont, and juniors Chris Corr and Will Russell, the Firebirds jumped out to an early 8-0 lead to take the half before cruising to an easy victory. For the first time in the program's history, the team is primed to compete for a City title in the Philadelphia High School Ultimate League on Saturday May 6th. Holy Ghost Prep has one more game next week against The Haverford School before it faces off against the best teams in the area.
Immediate Opening for Outdoor Track and Field Coach
Due to health reasons, Coach Mike Meistering is taking a step back to an assistant's role for outdoor track and field. Coach Meistering will remain as head cross-country and indoor track & field coach. We wish Coach Meistering the very best and are truly grateful for the high quality of coaching that he continues to provide for our student-athletes.
HGP is seeking an head varsity outdoor track and field coach effective immediately. Please visit our Employment Opportunities page to see the job description.
Hall of Fame Nominations for the Induction Class of 2018 are now being accepted! If you would like to nominate someone for the HGP Athletic Hall of Fame, click HERE to complete the nomination form. All submissions are due by Friday, May 5th.
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.
HGP Coaching Opportunities: Visit our Employment Opportunities Page
Head Outdoor Track and Field Coach
Assistant Throws Coach: Indoor Track and Field and Outdoor Track and Field
Customized Blankets by Custom Made Comfort
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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!