- On Friday the Varsity Cougar Track team competed at Charlotte Latin against Forsyth Country Day, Davidson Day and the host school. In the throws, Emily Ranson took first place honors in the discus with a personal best throw of 70’ 6.75”, Kevin Ross won both the shot put (36’ 7.5”) and the discus (106’ 7”), with Will Safrit tying for 2nd in the shot (34’ 5.25”) and placing third in the discus (78’ 3.25”) behind teammate Chris Pope in 2nd with a personal best (88’ 4”). On the track, Jane Campbell placed 4th in the 100 m Hurdles (18.5) and was 3rd in the 300 m Hurdles (53.1), Cassie Calvert (6:15.9) and Bekah Harmon (6:37.0) both posted PR’s in the 1600 m. In the boys 1600 m Tim Gruber continued to lower his school record time winning in a time of 4:31.5, with Charles Sterner taking 3rd in 5:32.0. In the 800 m Bekah Harmon posted another PR taking 3rd in 2:55.0, and the boys placed 3 in the top 4 with Andrew Powell in 2nd with a new school record of 2:07.1, with Alex Rennie in 3rd at 2:09.4, and Tim Gruber in 4th at 2:10.0. Hines Liles ran a personal best taking 4th in the 3200 m with a time of 11:46.8. The track team will next be in action at home Wednesday at 4:30.
Boys: Charlotte Latin 143.8, Cannon 50.5, Forsyth Country Day 43.7, Davidson Day 25
Girls: Charlotte Latin 155, Forsyth Country Day 60, Cannon 29
- Cannon Varsity lacrosse team traveled to Providence Day School for a game on Friday night. The game started off with Cannon playing possibly their best offensive series of the season. Cannon scored in the first 2 minutes with a Tyler Brown goal from an assist by Paul Anderson. Unfortunately, PDS then put together a series of 9 unanswered goals controlling the ball in our defensive end and face offs. Halftime score 9-1. The third quarter had PDS getting on the board first. Cannon answered with three of their own goals by Timmy Hennigan from Trevor McWilliams, Baylor Koch assisted by Andrew Newman and then Andrew Newman scoring from a Tyler Brown assist. Each team scored one goal in the fourth quarter. Paul Anderson scored unassisted for Cannon. Final score Providence Day 13 – Cannon School 5. The team continues to show progress and plans to make a run in the playoffs with all players back in good health. Next game home vs Charlotte Country Day School on Thursday at 4:30pm.
Tyler Brown 1 goal, 1 assist
Timmy Hennigan 1 goal, 1 GB
Trevor McWilliams 1 assist, 1 GB
Paul Anderson 1 goal, 1 assist, 3/8 face offs won
Baylor Koch 1 goal, 3 GB
Andrew Newman 1 goal, 1 assist, 2/4 face offs won
Tully Moyer 1 GB 2/7 face offs won
Jackson Sipperly 4GB
Brett Morton 1 GB
Mason McClanhan 3 GB, 0/2 face offs won
Mat Lack 1 GB
Wes Buchanan 2 GB
Will Kennan 2 GB
Eric Zelina 15 saves
Shots – 18
Ground Balls – 19
7/21 face offs won
- Middle school lacrosse was down two goals with 4 minutes remaining Friday to Extreme Lacrosse. The Cougars clawed their way back in with great riding and all-round great hustle to tie the game with a minute remaining. Unfortunately, the Cougars were called on a penalty at the end of the game and would be man-down during the first few minutes of overtime. Extreme took advantage and was able to slip a shot past goaltender Dante Lowe and the game was over. Final score in OT: Cannon 4, Extreme 5. Dante Lowe had his best game in goal and the defense played solid throughout. The team is home again today versus St. Mark’s.
- The middle school girls’ track & field team finished 3rd in the GCMSAA Conference meet on Friday with a team score of 73. The middle school boys’ track & field team finished 5th with a team score of 29.