Thursday, August 30, 2012
Seahawks look to best last year's 15 wins.
South Lakes’ 2012 volleyball season got underway with a 3-1 loss to Westfield Wednesday, but the Seahawks, under sixth-year coach Cheri Hostetler, are looking to improve upon last year's 15-10 record. With the loss of just four seniors from 2011, Hostetler remains optimistic that this year’s team can make an early-November push and compete for the competitive Liberty District title. “One thing that we have is really great team chemistry,” said Hostetler. “That’s hard to get sometimes, but a good number of the players have played together now for a couple of years and we expect to have that as an advantage.” The Seahawks will have to replace First Team All-Liberty District middle hitter and team captain Sarah Delaney, who now plays at …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Second-year coach Wooten hopes for better than 2011's 1-9 record.
Team: South Lakes Seahawks (Liberty District) Coach: Marvin Wooten (2nd year) 2010 Record: 1-9 (1-6, Liberty) Last Game: Lost 17-7 at Thomas Jefferson on Nov. 4, 2011 Key Departures: QB Calvin Vaughn, SS Devin Johnson Key Returning Players: CB/WR Zac Parker, QB Rashaan Jones, CB/WR Kai Denny, RB R.J. Lee Position Strengths: RB, WR Key Games: Aug. 30 at Westfield; Sept. 7 at Herndon; Sept. 14 vs. Stone Bridge. Overview: Coach Marvin Wooten’s first year at South Lakes was a tumultuous one full of adversity on and off of the football field. Wooten's mother was killed in a car accident days before his team’s season opener against Westfield. After inheriting a squad that went 8-4 under coach Andy Hill the previous season, the Seahawks posted …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Seahawks hope to improve on last season's six wins.
Even though South Lakes High School's varsity baseball team has started the season with two losses (13-3 to Herndon and 16-0 to McLean), coach Galvin Morris remains optimistic about the young team. With only five seniors on this year’s roster, South Lakes will depend on the contribution of its underclassmen throughout the season. Senior athlete Ryan Forrest, who is a also a top South Lakes wrestler, led Seahawk batters last season in batting average (.346) and hits (18) and posted an on-base percentage of .435. “Ryan brings his wrestling mentality to our baseball program. He brings his mental toughness and leadership,” said Morris. “ Senior catcher Austin Schweppe joins Forrest and will be expected to produce similar results to his …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Forrest brothers both earn Liberty District championships as seven Seahawks advance to regionals.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Brothers Ryan and Josh Forrest both won their weight classes to lead South Lakes to a third-place finish at the Liberty District Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Langley High School. Senior Ryan Forrest (160) became South Lakes' first-ever four-time District champion. Sophomore Josh Forrest (170) earned his title by pinning his opponent in 48 seconds. South Lakes coach Bruce Hall says the team's 144 points was the most ever by the Seahaks in District competition. Langley won the team title (216 points), followed by Marshall (192). Other Seahawk finishers: (first through fourth places advance to Friday's Northern Regional Tournament at Hayfield High School). Alex Smurda– 2nd place, 285 lbs. Devon Johnson – 3rd place, 138 lbs. Mike …