This weeks Athlete of the week is Molly Messer. Returning from an ACL injury which sidelined her all last season, Molly decided to make up for lost time this past weekend. Scoring a hat trick in Saturday's game vs Brooke. Molly also had a huge assist vs. Wheeling Park and another assist vs Brooke. Look out for this sophomore for the next three years because she just proved that this injury didn't slow her down at all!
This week's featured athlete is Sully Groom of the Men's soccer team! Sully scored 6 goals in 3 games last week, helping the Irish remain undefeated. Last season, Sully won A/AA Midfielder of the Year along with Region 3 Player of the Year and helped lead the Irish to a State Championship Victory. Sully, now a senior, plans to continue his success from last season and has clearly picked up right where he left off!
Last week, Freshmen cross country runner Bella Boggs got 6th in a statewide meet at Cabell Midland. In her first meet, two weeks ago, she got 1st in the competition. She is off to a great start to her High School career.
This week's athlete of the week is John Patnoe, goalkeeper for the boys soccer team! John had a man of the match performance against crosstown rival George Washington last Tuesday, saving a penalty and make a lot of saves. This past Saturday, John saved another penalty in the Irish's win against Grafton. John is off to a great start to his senior season!
Ashley Green of the women’s soccer team had a great week. She is at the helm of the Irish’s back line of defense and helped the Irish remain undefeated as well as concede zero goals over the week. With Ashley’s help the Irish remain undefeated and improve to 9-0 on the season!
Kelan Swan of the men’s soccer team started off his week with a goal and assist against Princeton. In the boys’ second game of the week versus Winfield is where Kelan dominated. He scored a hat-trick and added an assist in a crucial victory against one of the top opponents in our classification. Kelan already has 16 goals on the year and looks to add many more in the team’s undefeated campaign.
Katherine Skinner has been the varsity goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team since her sophomore year. She has been a large part of their 3-peat and incredible defense. This week, Katherine only conceded 1 goal in the Irish’s 3 games. This season, Katherine has only let in 4 goals in 16 games!
Freshmen Will Gruse has burst into a star of the CCHS golf team. This week, Gruse helped the Irish make it to the state golf tournament for the first time since 2019 as well as qualifying individually. Overall, he helped the Irish place 5th in the state and he finished as the runner-up for individuals! Gruse has made an immediate impact and looks to continue his success for the next 3 years!
Zoe Jarvis of the volleyball team played great last week! She led the Irish to a big win versus South Charleston on Saturday. The senior has made big plays all season. She was also named on the all tournament team at the Buffalo Tournament last week! Zoe received an offer from West Virginia Wesleyan to continue her volleyball career. She looks to help the Irish as they move into the postseason!