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Fall Sports

Fall Sports

Athletics News

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  • Paladins Shine on the Court, Field and Mat

    Despite the cessation of our spring sports for the time being, we’re pleased to report that our Basketball, Baseball, and Wrestling Paladins and coaches were recently recognized for several accomplishments in their respective sports.
     
    Paladins Boys Basketball
     
    After two straight GHSA State Playoff appearances, Coach John Bauersfeld was named Forsyth County Coach of the Year. Coach JB led Pinecrest to its first Elite Eight appearance as a member of the GHSA last year. The Paladins finished ranked No. 6 in final Class A Private rankings for the 2019-2020 season. 
    Read the Forsyth County News article HERE.
     
    Caleb Bohn – Named to AJC All State Honorable Mention, Basketball
    Caleb Bohn – Named to All County 2nd Team, Basketball
    Oscar Lynch – Named to All County 2nd Team, Basketball
    Read the Forsyth County News article HERE.
     
    Paladins Girls Basketball
     
    Meghan Sullivan – Named All County Honorable Mention, Basketball
    Aryn Spain – Named All County Honorable Mention, Basketball
    Read the Forsyth County News article HERE.
     
    Paladins Wrestling
     
    Mark Metz and Joe Metz - Both named to All County 1st Team All County, Wrestling
    Read the Forsyth County News article HERE.
     
    Paladins Baseball
     
    Caleb Bohn and Jay Sorohan – Rawlings Perfect Game Honorable mention among Southeast Region Players, Baseball
    Read the Rawlings press release HERE.
     

    We are Paladin strong!
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  • Impressive Athletics Factoid!

    Did you know? The average number of Pinecrest graduates, beginning with our first graduating class of 2007, who go on to play College athletics after graduation, is 9% (or 61 graduates).
     
    The national average each year is 7%.
     
    Of these graduates, 28% have played D1 and 38% have played D2.
     
    Pretty impressive for a high school whose largest graduating class to date is 73 students!
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  • Swimmers Recognized with Pinecrest Awards

    After very successful swim seasons and an amazing State run by many of our Varsity athletes, swimmers from our Middle School and Varsity teams were recognized and awarded by Coach Jordan for excellence and great accomplishments. Congratulations to the following:
     
    Most Outstanding – High Point Gold Award
     
    Anthony Birozes (VB) – 393.5 Points/5 Records
    Diego Perez (VB) – 9 Team Records
    Mercedes Persichetti (VG) – 278.5 Points
    Ryan DellaFranco (MSB) – 225 Points
    Allison Kelton (MSG) – 112.5 Points
     
    High Point Silver Award
     
    Diego Perez  (VB)
    Lindsay Cottick  (VG)
    Elliott Bryson  (MSB)
    Mariann Figueredo  (MSG)
     
    High Point Bronze Award
     
    Mason Carter  (VB)
    Charlotte Adams  (VG)
    Warren Tran  (MSB)
    Addison Gorman  (MSG)
     
    Paladin Award
     
    Brendan Spillane  (VB)
    Lindsay Cottick  (VG)
    Colin Meersman  (MSB)
    Mariann Figueredo  (MSG)
     
    Scholar Athlete Award (Varsity Only)
     
    Jacob Couvillon 
    Sarah Meersman
     
    Most Improved Award
     
    Austin Nguyen  (VB)
    Kate Patota  (VG)
    Christian Carroll  (MSB)
    Nikki Tabak  (MSG)
     
    New Pinecrest Records
     
    Varsity Boys
    Diego Perez – 9
    Anthony Birozes – 5
    Mason Carter – 3
    Brendan Spillane – 2
    Henry Borgerding – 1
     
    Varsity Girls
    Maria Birozes – 3
    Mercedes Persichetti – 3
    Charlotte Adams – 2
    Lexi Carter – 2
    Sarah Meersman – 2
    Lindsay Cottick – 1
     
    Middle School Boys
    Warren Tran – 4

    We are so proud of all of our Paladins swimmers, and a big thank you to Coach Jordan, the entire coaching staff, and all of our wonderful volunteer parents!  What a season!
     
     
     
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  • Tennis Anyone?

    Save the date for a PAC FUNdraiser!  We’ll host a Round Robin Mixed Doubles event on Friday, May 8, from 8:30am-2pm, at Creekstone Estates (just minutes from Pinecrest).
     
    But before May – you can support Paladins Tennis by making a purchase from Your Serve Tennis and/or have your racquet restrung on March 11, from 10am-7pm. Deck yourself out in a new outfit for the FUNdraiser or the upcoming ALTA season! Tell them Pinecrest sent you, and the Pinecrest Tennis Team earns 10% back!
     
    Registration for the Round Robin will open soon. Do-over packages are available. Continental breakfast, mimosas, lunch, and beer will be included.
     
    Questions?  Contact Karen Kress or Nikki Van Wingerden.
     
    See you on the court!
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Fall Sports Varsity Coaches

List of 5 items.

  • Cheerleading - Catherine Cooney

    cheerleading@pinecrestacademy.org
    Prior to coaching at Pinecrest, Catherine Cooney coached Varsity Basketball Cheer at St. Francis. Coach Cooney is the Department Chair for Mathematics in the High School and is mom to Ethan.
  • Cross Country - Gillian Brown

    crosscountry@pinecrestacademy.org
    Gillian Brown has served as Assistant Coach with the Varsity Cross Country program since 2017, and also serves as Assistant Coach for Middle School Girls Basketball. She has served as Head Coach of the Cross Country program since 2018. Before joining Pinecrest, Coach Brown served as Assistant Track Coach at Jacksonville High School in Jacksonville, NC, where she served as Hurdle, Long, and Triple Jump Coach. She attended Belmont Abbey College, where she ran track all four years, as a sprinter, jumper and middle distance, and ran Cross Country for two years. Coach Brown teaches High School Science at Pinecrest.
  • Fencing - Chad Morris

    fencing@pinecrestacademy.org
    Chad Morris helped start the Pinecrest Fencing program and has been coaching Fencing at Pinecrest since 2014. He also coaches at the Dunwoody Fencing Club. Students at Pinecrest have finished in the top 15 in individual fencing championships for the last two years. Two students have made the Junior Olympics Team, and one student is now part of the Cadet Puerto Rican team. Coach Morris also teaches High School Science. He is married to wife, Tanya, and they have a daughter, Alyson.
  • Football - Terance Mathis

    football@pinecrestacademy.org
    Pinecrest welcomed Coach Terance Mathis as Head Football Coach in late Spring of 2017. After graduating from the University of New Mexico, Mathis played in the NFL for 13 seasons for teams including the New York Jets, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was a two-time MVP during his tenure with the Falcons, and was Falcons Man of the Year for his community service. He played in the Pro-Bowl in 1994. After a successful professional career, he became the Offensive Coordinator for Savannah State University, then served as an Assistant Coach at South Forsyth Middle School. Prior to joining the Pinecrest coaching staff, Coach Mathis was an Assistant Coach and Head Freshman Coach at Lambert High School. Coach Mathis and his wife, Arnedia have a daughter, Terae, and son, Terance Jr.
  • Volleyball Coach - Meg Bohn

    volleyball@pinecrestacademy.org
    Meg Bohn has been coaching and teaching at Pinecrest Academy since 2008. She coached Middle School Volleyball from 2007-2009 and again in 2017, winning a NAML championship in 2009. She served as the Varsity Volleyball Coach from 2011-2014, and 2018-present. Coach Bohn has coached the Lady Paladins to 4 GHSA State Playoff appearances including 2012, 2014, 2018, and 2019. Bohn also serves as a High School Theology Teacher. Coach Bohn and her husband Mike have been Pinecrest Parents since 2002. All five of their children have attended Pinecrest Academy, including two Pinecrest alumnae Abbey Bohn ‘14, and Mariana Bohn ‘17.

Fall Sports Accolades

List of 7 items.

  • Cheerleading

    2006 Runner-Up
    2007 5th Place
    2008 7th Place
    2009 8th Place
    2014 3rd Place
    2015 6th Place
    2016 6th Place
  • Cross Country - Boys

    STATE CHAMPIONS
    2007

    Region Championship

    2007

    State Playoffs
    2004 5th Place
    2005 4th Place
    2006 Runner-Up
    2007 Champion
    2008 4th Place
    2009 Runner-Up
  • Cross Country - Girls

    STATE CHAMPIONS
    2007

    2004 5th Place
    2005 5th Place
    2006 3rd Place
    2007 Champion
    2008 5th Place
    2009 3rd Place
  • Football

    Region Champion
    2007, 2009, 2015

    State Playoffs
    2007 1st Round
    2008 1 st Round
    2009 Final 4
    2010 1st Round
    2014 1st Round
    2015 Quarterfinals
    2016 2nd Round
  • Fencing - Boys

    Region/Area Champion

    State Playoffs
    2019 13th Place
    Sophomore Matthew Crane qualified for the Nationals and the Junior Olympics
  • Fencing - Girls

    Region/Area Champion
    State Playoffs
    2017 8th Place
    2018 5th Place
    2019 6th Place
  • Volleyball

    STATE CHAMPIONS
    2009

    Region/Area Champion

    2006, 2007, 2008 2009

    State Playoffs
    2004 1st Round
    2005 Elite 8
    2006 Finalist
    2007 1st Round
    2008 Final 4
    2009 Champion
    2010 1st Round
    2014 1st Round
    2016 Sweet 16
    2018 1st Round

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