The second quarter is coming to an end this Friday at Benedictine. The Cadets have one week to see their teachers and make up on any missed assignments they might be missing.
Brandon Jenkins, a transfer from James River, stole the show vs SJPTG on Friday January 10, 2020 with his 29-point performance. Jenkins led the Cadets to an overtime thriller winning 78-74 in a much needed win.
Over this past Christmas break, a new Benedictine Family News Magazine was released and sent out.
Benedictine's wrestling team will go to Hampton Roads for Virginia Duals. "I'm happy to be in the Virginia Duels," said Coach Yost. "I'm hoping we make some noise. Our lineup should be the healthiest it has been all year."
Benedictine's varsity basketball team will vie with St. John Paul the Great this Friday at the lair of the Wolves.
The Athlete of the Week at Benedictine College Preparatory is junior wrestler Brenden Barnes. He won his 100th match this past weekend at one of the toughest duals in Virginia, Battlefield Duals. In this tournament, Barnes finished with a 5-0 record. He faced tough competition against Colonial Forge, Kellam, Anapolis, Highland Springs and Broad Run. Barnes had a stellar performance, and the Cadets are extremely proud of his accomplishment.
Senior CJ Griffith '20 gnawed his way to the top, earning distinction as Benedictine's athlete of the week. Griffith accomplished this with his three hard-fought wins wrestling in the Wildcat Duals at Lake Norman High School this past Saturday the December 7. "It was very competitive," said Griffith. "I fought hard for those wins."
On December 12 at 7 p.m. the Benedictine choir will be putting on Lessons and Carols.
The Sponsors Ball was held on Saturday, December 7 in the old Benedictine gymnasium on Sheppard St. It was a very successful event in which the high-ranking seniors and their sponsors were able to be recognized for all of their hard work this year.
The Benedictine Cadets, led by senior captains Ty Owens and Reese Devries, take a dive into the 2019-2020 season hoping to send more Cadets to states.