Thirteen student athletes from the Maroon Track & Field team qualified for the prestigious 85th running of the Eastern States Championships at the New Balance Track & Field Center, Armory Track in New York City. After a grueling State Championships on Saturday, those who qualified traveled to New York City to compete against some of the best competition on the East Coast.
Led by six seniors who have climbed together throughout their Episcopal years, the girls’ climbing team captured the Washington Area Interscholastic Climbing League (WAICL) championship, winning the team’s first-ever title in a tension-filled season-ending meet.
Maroon wrestlers turned in their finest state-championship performance since 2015, placing ninth out of 29 teams at the VISAA tournament this weekend in Richmond. William Smith ’19 took first in the 195-pound class, claiming Episcopal’s first state championship since 2011.
Nine more members of the EHS Class of 2019 announced their intentions to continue their athletic careers in college, bringing the total for the year thus far to 17, with more expected later this spring.