Athletic Results from Thursday, September 1

  • The JV volleyball team came out strong against Covenant Day.  The ladies lost in 2, but almost took the second game.  They are making great improvements every match.  Each girl had moments when they shined.  It will be exciting to see their growth.


  • The Varsity Lady Cougars lost during a tough match to Covenant Day.  They went down the first 2 games, but came back strong in the 3rd game.   Ashley Ervin and Vanessa Vaccaro lead the team from the service line in the 3rd game.  In the front row, Tyler Carson lead the team with kills.  Defensively, the team is strong, however they need to get an offense running. If the ladies will learn to believe they can do it, they are going to turn some heads.  20-25, 18-25, 25-20, 18-25.


  • The middle school volleyball team played Holy Trinity away last night.  It was a beautiful game with solid performances by the team and they won the game in two sets.  The first set was kept close with a point for point matchup until Kendall Applegate had a string of 6 serves to bring us ahead.  Christina Stylianou added 3 more, and Kimmy Byrd continued the streak with 4 more serves in a row and then back around to Christina who added 4 more. Tiffany Knox served for the winning point.  Final score 25:19.  The second set continued with confidence and awesome serving runs. Karlie Redfern started us off and Tiffany Knox racked up another 5 points in a row.  Later, Karlie had another chance to serve and added 2, then Kendall Applegate finished the set with 8 in a row.  Final score 25:9.  This was their best game yet – skilled, poised, and in control.  The first two sets showcased the talents of Karlie Redfern, Tiffany Knox, Kimmy Byrd, Christina Stylianou, Kendall Applegate, Erin Mason, Gracie Swink, Alex Holloway, and Brooke Wurzburger.  The exhibition 3rd set also introduced the talents of Hannah Wheeler, Paige Brenner, and Meghan Hendry.  The middle school volleyball record is 3:0.  They take on Providence Day School away next Tuesday.


  • The Middle school girls tennis team faced off against perennial power Holy Trinity at the Cannon tennis complex on a warm 1st day of September. The Cougars wasted little time in jumping to the lead. Cannon lead in all 6 singles and the girls closed out their matches with a perfect 6 wins. Caroline Malmstrom had to hold off a serve-blasting Bulldog in a close 8-6 win. Sarah Miner battled the heat and her opponent for over 1.5 hours to win 9-8. Jordan Lauher worked through an illness and ran her record to 2-0. Cassidy Goff was solid in her win and Kendall McReynolds and McKinley Riley both notched their first wins of the season.  In doubles Caroline Malmstrom and Kendall McReynolds got a convincing win at 8-2. Mackenzie Hanby and Emily Jin got their first action at # 3 doubles and had an excellent effort fall just short at 6-8.  Cougars will hit the road to face national power Providence Day on Tuesday. The team is 2-0 and will look for its first 3-0 start in 5 years.


  1. McKinley Riley beat Rachel M. 8-3
  2. Kendall McReynolds beat Caroline P. 8-2
  3. Caroline Malmstrom beat Megan L. 8-6
  4. Cassidy Goff beat Kerry K. 8-5
  5. Sarah Miner beat Alina L. 9-8
  6. Jordan Lauher beat Samantha R. 8-1

Exhibition: Soumya Avva lost to Emily Dawson 2-8


  1. Riley/Goff lost to Marshall/Powell 7-9
  2. McReynolds/Malmstrom beat Lane/Kinook 8-2
  3. Jin/Hanby lost to Lewis/Ross 6-8

Exhibition :

Mitlehner/Cheung beat Beatty/Acorn 8-1



  • Two mistakes early in the game and fine finish from Holy Trinity put the Middle School soccer team down three goals early in the game Thursday.  The team fought harder in the second half and James Sirois made several saves, but the Cougars could not sustain enough offense to mount a comeback.  The team fell 6-0 to Holy Trinity.


  • The Varsity Soccer Team tied Covenant Day 0-0. Cannon could not break down a tough Covenant Day defense on Thursday evening.  The Cougars were lead in attack by sophomore Nikolas Styianlou with three shots on goal.  In defense, senior goalkeeper Scott Krusell recorded his third shutout of the season.  Sophomore Larkin Felker also had a strong game at the back.


  • In a tough defeat, the varsity tennis team moved forward in their development of both doubles and singles match play after falling to Charlotte Country Day with a score of 0-9.  The Cougars will face Wesleyan Christian on Tuesday at Wesleyan Christian.  Results for the match are listed below.


Katie Swink 1-6, 0-6 Molly Quillin

Jenna Wagner 3-6, 1-6 Kelsie Grice

Katie Parenica 0-6, 0-6 Berri Flood

Kate Beckman 1-6, 1-6 Lora Handlesman

Leah Baker 5-7, 1-6 Addie Honeycutt

Carly Davis 5-7, 0-6  Lindsey Grier


Nikki Hensley & Leah Baker 1-8 Molly Quillin & Lara Handlesman

Katie Swink & Katie Parenica 5-8 Kelsie Grice & Berri Flood

Kate Beckman & Jenna Wagner  2-8  Lindsey Grier & Kathryn Byron