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Weekend Raider Update: Feb. 22, 2021
Andrew Mouzin

The girls swimming and diving team competed in the Class 1 State Championships in St. Peters, Mo. The varsity girls basketball team was in action. The dance and winter cheerleading teams celebrated their seniors. Here is your Weekend Raider Update for Feb. 22, 2021.

Girls Swimming and Diving
The upper school girls swimming and diving team sent 11 members to the Missouri Class 1 State Championships in St. Peters, Mo. on Saturday, Feb. 20. 

Notable placements include:

Senior Gaby Bortnick - 13th place (diving)
Junior Ella Palmet - 19th place (200 freestyle), 14th place (100 backstroke-personal best time)
200 medley relay (freshman Keira Gaffney, sophomore Remley Grant, junior Claire Holland and Ella) - 16th place and broke school record 
200 freestyle relay (Keira, Remley, junior Kate Holewinski and Ella) - 10th place and broke school record 
400 free relay (Remley, Kate, Claire and sophomore Erin William) - 23rd place 

Girls Basketball
The varsity girls basketball team fell to a tough Blue Valley squad, 54-24, last Wednesday, Feb. 17. The varsity team plays its final regular season game tonight, Monday, Feb. 22, against Kansas City East Christian Academy. The JV squad plays its final game of its season tomorrow night, Tuesday, Feb. 23, against Hyman Brand at the Jewish Community Center.

Boys Basketball
The varsity boys basketball team plays its final regular season game before districts on Thursday, Feb. 25, at Bishop Seabury. Senior William St. Peter was honored on Winter Cheerleading/Dance Senior Night and is highlighted on the school's Facebook Page. William was unable to attend the boys basketball senior night festivities earlier in the month. Also, senior Liam Weaver received a McDonald's All-American nomination. Congratulations, Liam!

Winter Cheerleading/Dance Senior Night
The winter cheerleading and dance squads celebrated their seniors prior to the varsity girls basketball game last Wednesday, Feb. 17. Photos are posted on the school's Facebook page.