This Week's FA Athletics

MS Basketball vs. Southside
@ Home
Girls @ 4:00 PM
Boys @ 5:00 PM

Varsity Basketball
@ St. Andrew's (Savannah)
Girls @ 6:00 PM
Boys @ 7:30 PM
St. Andrew's requires all spectators to wear masks.
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Wednesday @ 3:45 PM
Varsity Tennis Organizational Meeting
Athletic Complex Tent

Swim Team Send-Off Treats
MS and US Lunch

Varsity Basketball Senior Night
Seniors Recognized between Games
@ Home vs. Trinity Christian
Girls @ 5:00 PM (New Time)
Boys @ 6:30 PM (New Time)
Volunteers Needed

Saturday @ 8:00 AM
GISA State Swim Meet
Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center

MS Basketball vs. Crossroads
@ Home
Girls @ 1:00 PM
Boys @ 2:00 PM
Volunteers Needed
Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed for this week's Basketball games. 
We would appreciate your help. Thank you!
FA Swim Senior Night
Andrew Kaminer
Holly Lewis
Cammie Pope
Spencer Sullivan
Good Luck to the FA Swim Team
at the State Meet on Saturday!
New Winter FA Spirit Wear
The Booster Club is excited to offer new sweatshirt designs. Please utilize the online order form, and charges will be placed on your family's student account.
MS Golf Sign Up - THIS WEEK
Students who are interested in playing on the Middle School Golf Team this year and didn't play on the team last year should contact Coach Tom Willis. The season will start in mid-February.
PPE Night (Grades 4-11) - APRIL 27
All rising 5th through 12th grade students need to have a Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation (PPE) for each new school year.

The FA Athletic Department and Southeast Georgia Health System conduct on-campus PPE's for current students in grades 4 through 11 during the month of April each year. Once completed, each student will be covered to participate in physical education classes and all athletics for the entire upcoming school year.

We are very fortunate to have community volunteers provide this service for a $10 donation to the FA Booster Club, which will be charged to your school account.

This year's PPE Night will be on Wednesday, April 27.

Completed forms should be submitted to Adam Norman.
Wyatt Johnson Wins National Awards
Wyatt Johnson, a member of FA's Class of 2029, spent the past few days in Schaumburg, Illinois, where he attended the 2021 North American Sport Karate Association's (NASKA) banquet. Each January, NASKA honors its national champions from the previous year. Wyatt received two National Champion Tittle awards on Thursday night. His National Championship titles were for Tradition Forms and for Fighting.

On Friday and Saturday, Wyatt competed in the AKA Warrior Cup, where he won 1st place in Traditional Forms and 2nd place in Fighting.

Congratulations, Wyatt!
Varsity Boys Basketball
FA 59 - Hope Christian 60

This happened to be one of my favorite games as a coach. I think our players enjoyed it as well. Hope Christian is a school in Jacksonville, Florida, and they always have some outstanding players. To me, they one of the best if not the best team we will play all year. This was a non-region game; however, I truly believe it helped us to play such a talented, physical team. 

Hope Christian had the lead throughout the game with tremendous perimeter shooting and really quick guards and forwards that could get to the basket quickly. We had to play tough on the defensive side of the court, and on offense we could not draw any fouls.

With all that said, we stuck around, and the fourth quarter was ours. We outplayed them in every way but ended up being short by one point. Losing hurts, but this game was a great game to be a part of. I love how hard both teams played, and when it was over both teams knew it was a battle. I was pleased with our effort and how we dished back the physicality as much as we got it. It helped us, and it will mean a lot down the road especially when we play Pinewood.

William Jobe played outstanding scoring 22 points followed by Jordan Triplett with 14, Jacob O'Connor with 11, Xavier Preston with 6, Vic Riden with 4, and Bryce Reilly with 2.  

FA 71 - Pinewood 32

This was another important region game, so we needed to be focused for all four quarters. We needed to avenge the one-point loss we had at their place earlier this season. This was as complete of a game as we have had all season. Everyone on this team contributed, and they had fun playing together as this team should. Our scoring was distributed throughout the team. Four players had double digits, and four others scored. We limited our turnovers and we had twice as many assists. We only allowed Pinewood to score three points in the second quarter, whereas we had 22. We went into the locker room at halftime with a 40-17 lead. 

Our bench finished off the game, and they played just as well and hard as the starters. I am proud of this team. You never want to coach a potentially great team that only wants to be mediocre. If you want to be great then play great. They did that tonight. 

Jacob O'Connor had a great night of shooting with 15 points followed by William Jobe with 14, Bryce Reilly with 13, Vic Riden with 10, Jordan Triplett with 8, Grant Moore with 7, Xavier Preston with 2, and Rashon Jackson with 2. 

Our next game is Tuesday night against St. Andrews in Savannah. Game times are 6:00 p.m. (girls) and 7:30 p.m. (boys).

Go Knights!

Coach Carl Nash
Varsity Girls Basketball
FA 53 - Saint Andrew's 32

The girls played the make-up game against St. Andrews on Tuesday night. We opened up in a full-court press and were able to create turnovers, outscoring St. Andrew's 10 to 3 in the first quarter. The girls did a great job getting to the foul line and taking the ball to the basket. It was our best overall game of the season. Tiana Jackson was the leading scorer was 15 points.

Pinewood 44 - FA 41 

On Friday afternoon, it was a great battle against Pinewood. We started off a little bit slow turning the ball over eight times in the first quarter. We were able to get a couple of steals and outscored Pinewood 14-2 in the second quarter. After halftime, we came out and could not get to the basket or make a shot. Pinewood got momentum in the third quarter, taking the lead 36-30. We had a couple of opportunities at the end of the game, but we could not capitalize on offense. Sophie Price had 18 points and went 10/10 from the free-throw line.

Go Knights!

Coach Sarah Helder
MS Boys Basketball
Tuesday vs. St. Simons Christian

The Boys Middle School Basketball team put together a complete team win. Sixth Grader, Wells Williams was on fire with 12 points. Grant Prokop used his size and speed to run the floor, knocking in 8 points. Jaylen Baldwin had the paint on lockdown, putting back 6 points off the boards, and Kingston Blogg dropped two three-pointers. The entire team played and played a big role in the 41-24 win.

Thursday vs. St. Simons Christian

On Thursday, the Knights were victorious on our home court. Grant Prokop continued to power through games with another solid effort. Prokop scored 14 points. Holden Williams had good minutes and contributed with a big three-pointer. Jaylen Baldwin had a big game posting up under the boards and scoring six points. Every player played and contributed to a team win.

Go Knights!

Coach Steve Mendez
MS Girls Basketball
Tuesday vs. St. Simons Christian

On Tuesday night, the Lady Knights pulled away victorious at home against St. Simons Christian. Lucy Euart and Lauren Dunn contributed nicely with Sophia Gegg scoring 20 points. Reagan McLain had a nice long-range three to put the icing on the game with a 33-24 win. Every player on the team is playing and contributing to team wins. 

Thursday vs. St. Simons Christian

On Thursday night, the Lady Knights came away victorious with a 26-11 win over St. Simons Christian on our home court. Sofia Gegg continued to lead the way with 12 points and had her third game with double digits. The game was competitive through the first two quarters, but the Lady Knights had a solid third quarter and held the Tigers to just two points. The Tigers put up eight points in the fourth quarter but Reagan McLain hit a big three to squash the happiness. Reagan played a solid game both on offense and defense, proving she doesn't get rattled.

Go Knights!

Coach Steve Mendez
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