Winter Activities Highlights
Swim and Dive - Congratulations to sophomore, Emily Meilus who is Herndon’s State Champion for the 2nd year in row in the 100 back, setting a new HHS record and All American time! She also place 7th in the 200 free. Sophomore, Christian Ginieczki, took 4th in both the 100 back and 100 fly. Sophomore, Dylan Cudahy placed 7th in the 500 free and 10th in the 200 IM. Senior, captain, Jack Van Camp, Ginieczki, Cudahy, and Senior Jason Maccannon took placed 8th in the 200 med relay. Senior, captain, Charlie Shen, Austen Greene, Derek Urban, and Cale Witmer placed 16th in the 400 free relay
Wrestling – Sam Milligan wrestled his way through the Conference 5, Region 6A North and Virginia Div. 6 State Championship Tournament and finished as the 3rd Place State Wrestler at the 152 pound class. Congratulations, Sam.The following wrestlers placed at Conference 5 Championships and advanced to the Region 6A North Tournament - Andrew Synnott 4th at 113, Bo Shull 4th at 120, Jacob Moberly 4th at 126, H.T. Elston 3rd at 138, Sam Milligan 3rd at 152, Tommy Carnogursky 2nd at 170, Arbaz Hussain 2nd at 220.
Gymnastics –The Hornets team members of Alexa Bradley, Andrea Catacora, Colleen Cecil, Grace Dugan, Bailey Hubble, Alyse Johnson, Kelley, Deegan, Leslie Mendez Salazar, Lexia Rowley, Bronwen Warren and Almira Zaky finished in 2nd place at the Conference 5 Championships. Alexa Bradley won the Conference 5 All Around Title!!!! Alexa competed in the VHSL State Championships as an individual on the Floor and Bars. The State Meet was Sunday, March 8th at Patriot High School.
Basketball – Our Boys concluded their season in the quarterfinals of the Region 6A North Tournament vs. Battlefield Bobcats. The Hornets (16-10) advanced to the Concorde Conference 5 Finals for the third consecutive season. Chris Kucik and Michael Griffin were honored as first team all-conference players for the boys. Our Girls team finished an exciting season with an overall record of 9-13. Next season, we return every player in the program, so keep an eye on the Lady Hornets! Indeya Sanders was named first team all-conference for the girls.
Indoor Track and Field – Jessica Keys won the Conference 5 Pole Vault title with a vault of 9 ft 3 inches while LeClare Beres finished 3rd in the pole vault. Our Girls 4x800 relay team (Hannah Wolfe, Gabby Bustamante, Lauren Bulter and Olivia Duston) won the Conference Title. Freshman Olivia Duston won the 1000 meter conference title. David Im placed second in the high jump with a jump of 5 ft 10 inches. Jared Bane finished 3rd in the 55 meter dash at the Conference Finals.
At the Regional 6A North Championships –The 4x8 relay girls placed 5th and advanced to state meet. LeClare Beres and Jessica Keys tied for 6th in pole vault. James Tourtelotte pole vaulted 13 ft. and placed third and will advance to VHSL State Championships.
At the State Meet, Jessica Keys won the State Title for girls Pole Vault and LeClare Beres finished as our state runner up.
Dance Team – Our Dance Team returned from the National Dance Association Championships in Orlando, Florida. With 500 plus teams in attendance, Herndon made their way to the finals for their Pom Routine and finished an impressive 17th place. Congratulations.
Step Team – “Cold Beast and Shades of You” continues our strong tradition of “Stepping” and will host the annual Stompfest at Herndon High School this March 14th at 6:00 pm.