Gryphon Athletic Honors

 

2017-2018

Above:  Boys Golf - State Runner-Up


2016-2017

 

  • In a new format beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, The Commercial Appeal named its semi-finalists for each sport at the Sports Awards Ceremony (formerly Best of Preps) held on June 9, 2017 at The Orpheum Theater. From the eight semi-finalists per sport, the Commercial Appeal chose three finalists. From the three finalists a winner was named for each sport. Additionally, there were athletes chosen as Athlete of the Year and Scholar Athlete of the Year for male and female athletes in private schools and public schools. The following St. George's athletes were named as semi-finalists and finalists per individual sport:

           Boys Golf - Davis Irving '18, Winston Margaritis '18 (finalist)
           Girls Golf - Victoria England '19
           Football Offense - Chase Hayden '17
           Boys Basketball - Chase Hayden '17
           Girls Swimming - Sarah Thompson '17 (finalist)
           Boys Soccer - Lathan Spadafora '18
           Girls Lacrosse - Abbigayle Roberts '17, Avery Whitehead '17
           Boys Tennis - Walker Stearns '21 (finalist)
           Girls Tennis - Hannah Grace Howell '19

           Girls Athlete of the Year, Private Schools - Sarah Thompson '17 (finalist)
           Boys Athlete of the Year, Private Schools - Chase Hayden '17 (finalist)

           The following St. George's finalists were named as winners for their category:

  Winston Margaritis '18 - Male Golfer of the Year
Chase Hayden '17 - Male Athlete of the Year, Private Schools
Sarah Thompson '17 - Female Swimmer of the Year

 


200 Medley Relay Swim State Runner-Up
(L-R:  Julia Fogel '18, Gabby Acker '18, Sarah Thompson '17, Mary Miller Goldberg '19)

Sarah Thompson '17 - Backstroke State Runner-Up 

  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Sports Awards (formerly Best of Preps) for the fall season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Football - Ben Glass '17, Chase Hayden '17, Noah Pope '17, Corey Jones '17
    Boys Golf - Luke Georgi '18, Davis Irving '18,Winston Margaritis '18 
    Girls Golf - Victoria England '19 
    Girls Soccer - Sydeny Brown '17, Isabel Correia '17, Olivia Fitzgerald '18, Ann Ragan Grissom '19
    Volleyball -  Miaya Smith '18, Annika Thompson '20, Sarah Thompson '17
    Boys Cross Country - Thomas Mann '19, Zach Williams '19                                                                   Girls Cross Country - Caroline Farrell '17, Sarah Mc Donald '20, Allison Newman '21                             


2015-2016

  • St. George's Independent School was named the overall Best of Preps winner for the Small Pivate School Division at the annual Commercial Appeal Best of Preps Ceremony on Friday, June 10, 2016.

  • The following SGIS student athletes were honored as overall Best of Preps winners for the 2015-2016 school year at the annual Commercial Appeal Best of Preps Ceremony on Friday, June 10, 2016. (SGIS finalists are indicated in each season's recap below):
    Boys Golf - Davis Irving '18
    Girls Swimming - Sarah Thompson '17
    Girls Tennis - Claire Sullivan '16
                                       

  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the finalists for their top four prestigious catagories. St. George's has been awarded finalists in two of those catagories:
    Jake Lindow '16 - Male Scholar Athlete of the Year
    Sope Adeleye '16 - Female Scholar Athlete of the Year
    SGIS finalists for each sport are indicated in each season's recap below.

  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Best of Preps for the spring season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Boys Soccer - Carson Schelp '16, Lathan Spadafora '18,
    Baseball - Stephen East '16, Larry Hubbard '17, Graham Sisson '17
    Girls Track & Field - Miaya Smith '18
    Girls Lacrosse - Amelia Griffin '18, Claire Murphy '18, Kate murphy '19, Lizzie Ouellette '16, Abbigayle Roberts '17 (Finalist), Avery Whitehead '17 (Finalist)
    Boys Tennis - Stephen Ogle '16, Will Patterson '16
    Girls Tennis - Hannah Grace McDowell '19, Hannah Kate McDowell '17, Claire Sullivan '16 (Finalist)


Above:  Girls Tennis - State Runner-Up

Above:  Chase Hayden, '17 was named 2016 Div II-A Mr. Basketball


  • Sarah Thompson '17, was named to the USA Swimming 2015-2016 Scholastic All America Team.
  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Best of Preps for the Winter season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Boys Basketball -  Chase Hayden '17 (Finalist), Noah Pope '17
    Girls Basketball - Miaya Smith '18
    Girls Swimming - Courtney Miller '16, Sarah Thompson '17 (Finalist), Mary Miller Goldberg '19
    Boys Swimming - William McBride '16, John Barton '17



Above:  Chase Hayden, '17 was named 2015 Tennessee Titans Div II-A Mr. Football Back of the Year. 
Jacob Still '16, was a finalist in the LIneman catagory. 

Above:  Boys Cross Country - State Runner-Up

  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Best of Preps for the fall season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Football - Jacob Still '16, Jacob Lindow '16, Chase Hayden '17 (Finalist), Noah Pope '17, Corey Jones '17, Ben Glass '17
    Boys Golf -  Peyton Boucek '16, Winston Margaritis '18 (Finalist), Davis Irving '18 (Finalist)
    Girls Golf - Victoria England '19
    Girls Soccer - Karina Jensen '16, Sydeny Brown '17, Isabel Correia '17
    Volleyball -  Sope Adeleye '16, Sophia Quesada '16, Kathryn Smith '16, Sarah Thompson '17
    Boys Cross Country - Thomas Mann '19, Zach Williams '19
    Jeff Ruffin was named Boys Golf Coach of the Year 


2014-2015

  • St. George's Independent School was named the overall Best of Preps winner for the Small Pivate School Division at the annual Commercial Appeal Best of Preps Ceremony on Friday, June 5, 2015.
  • The following SGIS student athletes were honored as overall Best of Preps winners for the 2013-2014 school year at the annual Commercial Appeal Best of Preps Ceremony on Friday, June 5, 2015. (SGIS finalists are indicated in each season's recap below):
    Male Athlete of the Year - Connor Green '15
    Girls Tennis - Claire Sullivan '16
  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the finalists for their top four prestigious catagories. St. George's has been awarded finalists in two of those catagories:
    Connor Green '15 - Male Athlete of the Year
    Madeline East '15 - Female Scholar Athlete of the Year
    SGIS finalists for each sport are indicated in each season's recap below.

  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Best of Preps for the spring season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Boys Soccer - Logan Parsons '15, Eric Rivera-Peraza '15, Carson Schelp '16, Lathan Spadafora '18, Tim Whicker '15 (Finalist)
    Baseball - Stephen East '16, Ben Glass '17, Connor Green '15 (Finalist), Judson Scott '16
    Girls Track & Field - Hallie Gillam '15
    Boys Track & Field - Derek Dixon '15, Chazz Simmons '15
    Girls Lacrosse - McKenzie Maness '15, Catherine Mann '15 (Finalist), Molly McEwan '15, Abbigayle Roberts '17, Avery Whitehead '17
    Boys Tennis - Stephen Ogle '16
    Girls Tennis - Claire Sullivan '16 (Finalist)
  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Best of Preps for the Winter season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Boys Basketball - Connor Green '15, Justin Wertner '15 (Finalist), Chase Hayden '17
    Girls Basketball - Olivia Roberts - '15
    Wrestling - Drew Ruffin '15 (Finalist)
    Girls Swimming - Lexie Marotta '15, Sarah Thompson '17, Gabby Acker '18, Julia Fogel '18
    Boys Swimming - William McBride '16 

  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Best of Preps for the fall season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Football - Lorenzo Cantu '15 Jacob Still '16, Chase Hayden '17, Noah Pope '17
    Boys Golf -  Reed Rudesill '16, Winston Margaritis '18, Davis Irving '18 
    Girls Golf - Sarah Moon '15, Victoria England '19 (Finalist)
    Girls Soccer - Madeline East '15, Molly Courtney '15, Karina Jensen '16, Isabel Correia '17
    Volleyball -  Roxanna Wood '15 (Finalist), Sope Adeleye '16, Sophia Quesada '16, Kathryn Smith '16 
    Girls Cross Country - Caroline Cannon '15,

  • Madeline East '15, Karina Jensen '16, and Sydney Spadafora '16 were named to the All-State Soccer Team. Madeline East was also named to the Senior All-Star Team West. Congratulations on these much deserved honors!
  • Sope Adeleye '16 was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Phenom list for 2014. Congratulations Sope!


2013-2014

  • St. George's Independent School was named the overall Best of Preps winner for the Small Pivate School Division at the annual Commercial Appeal Best of Preps Ceremony on Friday, June 6, 2014.
  • The following SGIS student athletes were honored as overall Best of Preps winners for the 2013-2014 school year at the annual Commercial Appeal Best of Preps Ceremony on Friday, June 6, 2014. (SGIS finalists are indicated in each season's recap below):
    Male Scholar Athlete of the Year - Dean Brown '14
    Boys Golf - Grant Hirschman '14
    Boys Swimming - Wil Barton '14 

  • The Commercial Appeal held its annual awards ceremony on Friday, June 6, 2014. Most impressive was the fact that St. George's was awarded finalists in three of the four most prestigious categories:
    Male Scholar Athlete of the Year - Deam Brown '14
    Female Scholar Athlete of the Year - Shelby Sims '14
    Male Athlete of the Year - Colin Kraus '14
  • Three members of the Gryphon soccer team recieved All-State honors from the Tennessee High School Soccer Coaches Association. They are Dean Brown '14, Tyler Lourens '14, and Carson Schelp '16. Congratulations on this much deserved honor!
  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Best of Preps for the spring season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Boys Soccer - Dean Brown '14 (finalist), John Hankes '14, Tyler Lourens '14, Carson Schelp '16, Kellen Young '14
    Baseball - William Brown '14
    Girls Track & Field - Hallie Gillam '15
    Boys Lacrosse - Jackson Eber '15, Nick Hoel '14, Zach Lane '14
    Girls Lacrosse - Catherine Mann '15, Molly McEwan '15, Abbigayle Roberts '17, Avery Whitehead '17
    Boys Tennis - Scott Mullahey '14, Will Patterson '16, Marshall Sullivan '15 (finalist)
    Girls Tennis - Claire Sullivan '16 (finalist) 
  • Gryphon Water Polo had three members named to the All-State team. They are Wil Barton '14, William McBride '16, John Barton '17. Congratulations on this much deserved honor!
  • Catherine Mann '15, Molly McEwan '15, and Avery Whitehead '17 were named to the TGLA All-State Team, and Abbigayle Roberts '17 was named to the All-State 2nd team. Catherine and Molly were also named All-American Honorable Mention. Congratulations on this much deserved honor!

  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Best of Preps for the winter season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Boys Basketball - Connor Green '15, Chase Hayden '17, Justin Wertner '15
    Girls Basketball - Olivia Roberts '15
    Boys Swimming - Will Adkins '14, Wil Barton '14
    Girls Swimming - Rachel Howard '14, Lexie Marotta '15, Calla Michalak '14, Sarah Thompson '17
  • Rob Snowberger was named The Commercial Appeal's Best of Preps Coach of the Year for Girls Swimming.
  • The Commercial Appeal has announced the Best of Preps for the fall season.  SGIS student athletes include:
    Football - Dean Brown '14, William Brown '14, McCarthy Robinson '15, Jacob Still '16, Chase Hayden '17, Noah Pope '17
    Boys Golf -  Grant Hirschman '14 (Finalist), Colin Kraus '14, Josh Warlick '14, Winston Margaritis '18
    Girls Golf - Sarah Moon '15
    Girls Soccer - Brittany Correia '14 (Finalist), Catherine Cantu '14, Madeline East '15, Molly Courtney '15, Karina Jensen '16
    Volleyball -  Alexandra Smith '14, Roxanna Wood '15 (Finalist), Sope Adeleye '16, Sophia Quesada '16
    Girls Cross Country - Caroline Cannon '15, Francesca Healy '16
  • Jeff Ruffin was named The Commercial Appeal's Best of Preps Coach of the Year for Boys Golf.

  • Coach Tony Whicker, has been selected by the National Federation of State High School Coaches Association as the recipient of the 2013 Coach of the Year Award at the state level for Boys Soccer. Congratulations, Coach Whicker!
  • Roxanna Wood '15, outside hitter, and Sope Adeleye ’16, middle hitter, were placed on the American Volleyball Coaches Association Phenom List for the 2013 season. They are among several hundred underclassmen representing the United States to receive this honor. This Phenom List serves as the starting point for the Phenom College Preparatory Program, which is an invitation-only program where athletes will participate in various events to showcase their skills in front of 100+ college coaches in attendance. 


       Above:  Volleyball State Runner-Up

         
       Above:  Football State Runner-Up   

                

         Above:  Boys Soccer State Runner-Up                                   Above:  Claire Sullivan '16 (right)
                                                                                                            Tennis State Ind. Runner-Up

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