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Posted on Saturday, February 22, 2020
Henry O’Brien ’20Mercersburg’s boys’ varsity squash team reached the championship match of the Division V draw at the 2020 HEAD US Squash High School Nationals before suffering a 6-1 loss in the finals to Woodberry Forest (VA) School February 23 at Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, CT. Alex Lorenzo ’20 won his match at #1 in straight sets, but the six other Blue Storm players came up short. Henry O’Brien ’20 (#2) and Dalton Fitzsimmons ’20 (#7) both took their opponents to five games. Results... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020
Aurelius Dunbar ’20Three Mercersburg wrestlers competed at the 2020 National Prep Wrestling Championships February 21-22 at Lehigh University’s Stabler Arena in Bethlehem, PA. Aurelius Dunbar ’20, the No. 4 seed at 160 pounds, placed fourth to become just the fifth wrestler in school history to place three times at National Preps. is making his fourth National Preps appearance in four years, and went 3-0 on the first day of competition to advance to the championship semifinals. Dunbar (35-7... Read More
Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2020
Jake Evert ’20 on the podium at EasternsMercersburg’s boys took second and the Blue Storm girls earned a fifth-place finish at the Eastern Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships February 14-15. Swimming events were held at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA, with the diving events taking place at Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, PA. Easterns is widely considered the top prep swimming and diving meet in the nation. The second-place finish for the Storm boys is... Read More
Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2020
Addie Geitner ’21Addie Geitner ’21 and James Colwell ’20 won individual events and Mercersburg athletes set or tied four different school records at the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Prep League Indoor Track & Field Championships February 15 in Lawrenceville, NJ. Geitner won the girls’ 1600m in a time of 5:30.00, and Colwell’s first place time of 7.90 in the boys’ 55m hurdles lowered his own school record. Other new school records came from Grace Lewis ’20 in the girls’ triple jump (34’ 3”, bettering... Read More
Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2020
Aurelius Dunbar ’20Aurelius Dunbar ’20 took second place at 160 pounds, and Alex Forrester ’23 (106 pounds) and Aiden Lorson ’22 (138 pounds) will join Dunbar at next weekend’s National Prep Wrestling Tournament after their performances at the Pennsylvania Independent School Wrestling Tournament (PAISWT), which was held February 14-15 at Westtown School in West Chester, PA. In a battle of nationally recognized wrestlers, Wyoming Seminary's Gabe Arnold (31-3) grabbed an early takedown and made... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 14, 2020
Quintin Metcalf ’20Quintin Metcalf ’20 scored 20 points and Kaylen Oweh ’20 added 18 points to send Mercersburg’s boys’ varsity basketball team to the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association quarterfinals with a tough 64-58 win over visiting Friends’ Central School February 14 in the Plantz Courts of Nolde Gymnasium. The Blue Storm (17-8), which is the tournament’s No. 5 seed, advances to face the host Perkiomen School Saturday, February 15, at 1 p.m. in Pennsburg, PA.... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 7, 2020
Quintin Metcalf ’20 goes strong to the basket (photo by Sandi Yanisko/courtesy The Hill School)Mercersburg’s boys’ varsity basketball team rallied for a 53-46 win over the Hun School of Princeton in the first-round of the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Prep League Tournament February 7 in Pottstown, PA. The No. 5-seeded Blue Storm (16-7) advances to the semifinals Saturday, February 8, where it will face the top-seeded and host Hill School. Tip-off is at 5:45 p.m. Hun led 14-10 after the first quarter, 24... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 7, 2020
Hannah King ’23 (photo by Blanca Lopez Martinez ’21)A total of six Mercersburg student athletes (three girls, three boys) won individual events—including a new school record set by Hannah King ’23 in the girls’ high jump—when the Blue Storm hosted the Winter Storm Indoor Track & Field Invitational February 7 in the Hale Field House. Girls’ highlights King’s first-place effort in the high jump 5’ 0” broke the school record previously set by Sarah Kolanowski ’10 (4’ 11”), which had stood for... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 4, 2020
AJ Gray ’20AJ Gray ’20 scored 21 points to go over the 1,000-point plateau for his high-school career in Mercersburg’s boys’ varsity basketball team’s 75-47 win over visiting Broadfording Christian Academy February 4 on Senior Night for the Blue Storm in the Plantz Courts of Nolde Gymnasium. It was the final regular-season home game for the Storm (15-7 overall), which has won seven straight non-league games. All six seniors on the roster scored for Mercersburg: Gray, Kaylen Oweh ’20 (10 points... Read More
Posted on Saturday, February 1, 2020
The start of the girls’ 50-yard freestyle at the MAPL InvitationalJake Evert ’20 and Jonah Harm ’20 each won two individual events and swam in two first-place relays to lead Mercersburg at the 2020 MAPL Swimming and Diving Invitational, which Mercersburg hosted for the first time in school history February 1 in the Lloyd Aquatic Center’s Furnary Pool.Swimming resultsDiving resultsWatch a replay of the broadcast Evert won the boys’ 50-yard freestyle (20.51) and 100 free (46.28), while Harm... Read More

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