New Roads girls
and boys soccer teams both defeated Wildwood on Feb. 7 in matches held at
Marine Park and Mar Vista Park, respectively. The final score for the
boys match was 4-3, while the girls match ended 2-0.
girls, goals were scored by freshman Gabby Watkin and sophomore Marlena
Backlar, assisted by junior Claire Van Every. For the girls’ soccer team, getting
the win against Wildwood is a big deal.
The Jaguars (1-10-1) notched their
first win of the season against Wildwood. New Roads boys’
basketball team also racked up both league and non-league wins in two home
games at played at Memorial Park Gym. In the league
It was the Jaguars fourth win of
the season and second victory in the Coastal League this year. In a non-league
those back-to-back wins were offset by consecutive losses. The Jaguars fell to
Wildwood, 62-48, on Feb. 4. New Roads (4-16, 2-9) concluded its regular season
with an 84-36 defeat to Rolling Hills Prep on Saturday, Feb. 8.
defeats didn’t take away the two victories New Roads was able to pick up late
in the season.
“We are proud to have these wins under
our belts, but even more proud of the tenacity and work ethic these teams have
demonstrated this season,” said New Roads Athletic Director Matt
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