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Winter Sports Recap 2024

Our winter sports season wrapped up in February, following months of competition from our basketball, indoor track and table tennis teams. Thank you to everyone who came out to support our student-athletes!

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Varsity Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball

The Varsity Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball team had an overall record of 9-7 and a NYCAL record of 8-6, leading them to finish the season tied for 3rd place. The team earned a valiant victory in the the quarterfinal playoff home game against Grace Church; they were down by 13 points halfway through the third quarter, but were able to pull off a victory. Throughout the season, the team was led by Chosen K. '25 and Matthew D. '24, and there were also significant contributions from Ben S. '25 and Esteban R. '25, and a fantastic debut season from Andres Catano '26. As Coach Casey Shane describes, making the NYCAL playoffs and winning a playoff game were high-level priorities for the team. Although the team didn't win a championship, "I am proud of the efforts and hard work our program has put forward to continue being a strong force in the NYCAL," writes Casey.


Varsity Girls/Non-Binary Students Basketball

The Varsity Girls/Non-Binary Students Basketball team ended their season with a 9-11 record. One of the highlights of the season was their playoff game against UNIS, a performance coaches Cheikh Fall and Jessica Fairweather considered the team's best of the season, writing, "Everyone was in sync, playing hard and playing for each other. Despite the disappointing reflection of the scoreboard, that was a championship win for us." Seniors Alma B. O. '24 and Winter H. R. '24 led the team with their play and their actions; the other players rallied behind them all season long. The team began the season with the goal of being a NYCAL contender; they ended up with the lowest point deficits in a loss vs. #1 Grace Church (10 point loss) and #2 Columbia Prep (9 point loss) in the last four years. As the coaches wrote, "We reached our goal and then some."


Varsity Indoor Track

The Varsity Indoor Track team had a strong showing at The Armory for the 2023-24 winter season. The team sent several runners to the NYCAL championship meet, including Zach P. '24 who placed first in the 1000m with a personal record of 2:54.83 and second in the 1600m with a time of 4:48.64. Delilah S. '25 placed third in the 55m dash with a time of 8.06 and third in the 300m with a time of 45.53; Simone A. '27 won the 600m with a time of 1:46.83; Sienna B. '26 placed second in the shot put. Calhoun also came in second in the women's 4x400m relay.


Varsity Table Tennis

Calhoun's Table Tennis program continues to grow. As coaches Xiaolin Lin and Heyden Ashton describe, the team won many games this season, putting in a tremendous effort in each one. The team shared a strong bond and players supported and cheered for each other during practices, regular season competition and playoff matches. "Our three individual players consistently shone in every game," and "our newly formed double players showcased exceptional skills," write Xiaolin and Heyden. Team spirit and sportsmanship dominated the season, and "the players dedicated themselves to rigorous training, demonstrating unwavering commitment to elevate the team to new heights."


Junior Varsity Grey Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball

The Junior Varsity Grey Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball team finished up their season with an overall record of 13-7, marked by several key wins on the court. The team's playoff game at Columbia Prep stood out to coach Justin Drucker, writing "we competed so hard." Even though they lost the game, he is proud of the team's effort and how they showed up during the season and in the playoffs. Monte G. '25 was an incredible team leader and assistant coach.


Junior Varsity Girls/Non-Binary Students Basketball

Members of the Junior Varsity Girls/Non-Binary Students Basketball team grew throughout the season – on an individual and team level. As assistant coach Kaliph Grant writes, "We had multiple players step up at times and lead the team in different ways during the season. All of our players took tremendous leaps of growth in their overall skill set of basketball." In their last few games of the season, the team scored their most points: 17 points vs. Grace Church, 19 points vs. Columbia Prep, and ending their last game with a team total of 23 points vs. Avenues.


Junior Varsity Green Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball

The Junior Varsity Green Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball team ended the season with a 4-3 record. Through practices and games, members of the team bonded and developed a strong group rapport; as coach David Shepard describes, "they have a band of brothers for life." Both ninth and tenth graders exhibited strong leadership on and off the court, coming together as a team to grow their skills.


Middle School Grey Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball

The Middle School Grey Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball team notched several wins throughout the season, including an early home game against Trevor Day School, where they defeated their opponents 51-21. They also won several away games, including their 35-14 victory against Heschel and their 66-50 win against St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's. 


Middle School Girls/Non-Binary Students Basketball

Throughout the season, members of the Middle School Girls/Non-Binary Students Basketball team gained experience on the court – learning about the fundamentals of the game and working together. A highlight from the season was their game against St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's School, where they defeated their opponents 34-16. 


Middle School Green Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball

The Middle School Green Boys/Non-Binary Students Basketball team's season was defined by skill growth and teamwork. Highlights from their time on the court include wins against the Garden School, Bank Street, and Village Community School.


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