Big things are going
on at Crossroads School. The sports program is flourishing this spring with an
array of student-athletes shining in the spotlight for the Roadrunners. Swim
phenom Zoe Darmon, a freshman at the school, has qualified for automatic CIF times
in three individual races and has broken the school record in the 500
The boys’ swim team
has qualified for CIF in the 4x100 free relay and the 200 medley with much help
from freshman Luke Young, while the girls have qualified in the medley and are
looking to qualify in the 200 freestyle relay as well.
On the diamond, the
Roadrunners have proven to be just as good with pitcher
leading the team to a 3-1 record for the season. So far this season, Freedman
has 13 strikeouts through the 11 innings he's pitched in. But Freedman isn't
the only player to stand out. The Roadrunners have a large squad with a good
depth of talent at all positions.
Samantha Hardy (pitcher) has done a stellar job on the mound allowing very
few hits and throwing consistently over the plate. The softball team is
undefeated in league and has a 3-1 overall record for the season.
The track team
competed in an invitational last Friday. They won some serious hardware
in multiple relays. Crossroads earned first place in the boys 4x100, 4x800, and
distance medley relays. The girls’ team ran away with the gold in the
4x400, 4x800, and the distance medley relays
varsity volleyball is undefeated in season thus far: 4-0. Lucas Kaplan is
the senior co-captain and libero who has led the team with stellar defense and
excellent passing. A tremendously consistent player, Kaplan's leadership
on and off the court keeps the team focused and has helped bring them back from
golf, Matthew Jacobson has been low medalist for the first two matches.
Tuesday he was one over par, 37 at Woodley Lakes Golf Course.
Thursday, he once again shot the low score for the team. Matthew looks to
lead the resurgent golf team whose numbers have more than doubled with a
talented group of young players (there are no seniors on the team.
In boys’ tennis former Crossroads’ student Clay Thomas, has
been named the No.1 men’s singles player by the ISTA. Thomas currently
plays for UCLA.
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