Wooster athletes look to finish seasons on top of OCC
Tennis serves OCC competition
With a third overall finish at the OCC meet, the team’s young core and leadership shined throughout the season in victories against the OCC.
During the OCC meet, the team was lead by Andrew Simmons (10) playing first singles who finished in fourth place. Stephen Kridel (12) and Steven Serban (12) took fifth overall.
Marc Jeffries (12) emphasizes dynamics of the team was and notes how successful the team is because of it.
“Our lineup has been very talented as well as being prepared at any moment to compete,” Jeffries said.
The team looks to build of its younger core for the seasons to come.
Girls’ lacrosse team finds success
The girls’ lacrosse team has had major success this season with an 8-6 record and is now finishing season play to start tournament play.
The team is led by captains Olivia McCory, Jessie Ballow, and Halle Kotulock.
According to Sidney Chamberlin (10), one big win for the team was against Anthony Wayne in overtime with a score of 12-11. “It was a tough game, but it was such a rewarding feeling to have been able to finish as strong as we did,” Chamberlin said.
Kotulock says that the team is looking to make it as far in tournaments as possible and while doing that, make a difference in girls’ lacrosse.
Softball players set goals
With a 9-14 record, as of 5/11, the girls softball team made strides throughout the season to improve on last year’s record, which was a goal made by Lexi Rehm (11) at the beginning of the season to improve from last years record of 6-11.
Audrey Cass (11) says the team’s record could have been better, but notes the team found success at all aspects of the game.
“Everybody wanted each other to succeed on the field and at the plate, and our approach to each game helped us a lot,” Cass said.
With multiple returning letter men returning next season,
the girls softball team looks to end their play with a solid season.
Boys’ lacrosse finishes strong
The boys’ lacrosse team is hoping to finish the season with wins in the rest of their games and to improve on their current 4-8 record.
The team is led by captains Jordan Grossen, Eddie Rooney, and Ben Kubiak. Adam Swindell (10) says one of Wooster’s key wins this year was their away victory over St. Edwards.
“They were a pretty good team and we were the underdogs, but we all played as a team and got the win,” said Swindell.
Grossen says that the team wishes to end the season 7-8 and advance in the playoffs.
Their last home game will be on May 13th at 7:30 against Hawken.
Track strides to end of season
The boys and girls track team both have had a productive track season, with strong showings at the many OCC meets as well as invitationals.
The boys and girls team both had their last duel against Madison last Friday where both boys and girls came out on top.
Eamonn Hashem (10) said, ”the season went fairly well because at every meet, more than a dozen people would improve by setting personal records bettering the team overall.”
This Friday May 13th 3:00p.m. At Follis Field, WHS is holding the OCC meet for track and field with field events starting at 3:00.
Baseball swings for the postseason
The Wooster varsity baseball team has had a winning season currently sitting at a 14-7 record thus far.
Jacob Saal (12) commented on the season saying, ”Overall the season went pretty well because we are currently in first place in OCC. We still have two regular season games left but we have had a strong showing heading into the playoffs.”
The varsity baseball team has a handful of regular season games left and are currently entering the playoffs this week.
The season however is not over and the generals play at home against Clear fork this Friday.