February 1st, 2013

Sacred Heart Notes

Staff Report

Sacred Heart Notes
Regional runners up / photo submitted by SHA athletic department

A look at the upcoming week for the Valkyries

The writer is a member of the Billy Reed Sports Journalism Academy, sponsored by Catholic Sports Network. Each correspondent will write a weekly notes column about his or her school, in addition to submitting photos, game stories, and features as requested.

By Amanda McDonald and Hillary Reader

Recent Results

Basketball: The Valkyries’ varsity defeated Withrow (Ohio) 55-43 on Jan. 26. The freshman team lost to Elizabethtown 39-24, and the JV squad fell 58-30 on the same day. On Wednesday, DaiJia  Ruffin had 15 points and 13 rebounds as the varsity downed Assumption 51-44 in the second round of the Louisville Invitational Tournament. .

Bowling: SHA rolled to a second-place finish in the regional tournament Monday at Strike and Spare. The team will compete in the state tournament on Feb. 8.

Cheerleading: The state championship competition, scheduled for Jan. 26, was postponed because of bad weather in the Bowling Green area. It has been rescheduled for Feb. 23 at Western Kentucky University.

Swimming: The Valkyries competed in the Brown Sprint meet on Jan. 26.  The team of Sally Brink, Mary Claire O’Daniel,  Alli Overfield and Amy Teta won the 100-yard  cork screw relay.  The 200 medley relay team of Teta, O’Daniel, Ali Nevius and Overfield placed second. SHA senior Virginia O’Brien won the 50 backstroke.

This weekend

Swimming: Sacred Heart will compete in the Jefferson County Invitational at the University of Louisville.

Dance: Sacred Heart’s dance team is competing in Nationals in Orlando, Fla. It will compete in hip hop at 9 a.m. Saturday and jazz at 8 a.m. Sunday.



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