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Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week

Posted on: January 12, 2022 9:00 am
Highlander GMC Athletes of the Week
Congratulations to our Highlanders who were named GMC Athletes of the Week!
Adella Reupert    Girls' Swimming     Jr.
Adella is a complete student-athlete. In her three years with the team, Adella has always been one of the most reliable and dedicated swimmers. This year she is focusing on 200 free, where she has dropped 6 seconds, and 100 back, with a recent 2 second drop at the Princeton Invitational.
Anabelle Hageman Girls' Swimming Fr.
Annabelle brings her positive attitude and smile to every practice. There is little doubt she is motivated to improve and help the team in any way she can. Annabelle has competed in the 500 free, 100 fly, 200 free and IM, along with other events. In each she continues to show significant improvement. 
Tyler Obert   Boys' Swimming       Jr.
Tyler is a team leader at practices. All of A group follows his lead no matter how hard the sets are. Tyler's most recent PR's occured at the Princeton Invitational where he dropped 3 seconds from his 200 free time and 2 seconds on his 100 fly time.
Brianna Hensley Girls' Swimming Sr.
After a season off from swimming, Breanna has come on strong her senior year. Her whole season so far has seen continuous drops in PR times. Most recently, Breanna dropped significant time in her 200 IM time and Saturday dropped her 100 fly time down to a 1:13.15 .
Gia Hensley    Girls' Swimming    Soph.
Best teams need athletes like Gia that are supportive and dedicated. Gia is always cheering on her teammates and shows respect to her competition. With significant work on technique, Gia has found a lot of PR times, but most recently she posted a 6 second drop on 100 fly bringing it to a 1:13.15.
Samantha McDonald Girls' Swimming Fr.
Samantha comes to us with year-round swim experience. With that she has built improvements in her strokes, especially breaststroke and free. She is very coachable and with minor adjustments in her stroke, Samantha dropped her 100 free time by 3 seconds.  
Cora Mundstock        Girls' Bowling    Soph
In her second year on the Girls Bowling team, Sophomore Cora is making giant strides! Not only is she averaging 10 pins more per game than she was at the end of last year, but she has also broken her personal 2-game series record, her high game, and has moved into the top 40 individually in the GMC! This past week, Cora led the ladies in both the match against Middletown and the 4th place finish at the Back to School Bash tournament in Fairfield.
Kate McMullen Girls' Basketball Jr.
Kate, a junior post player, scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in a loss to Fairfield. It was her fourth double figure scoring game of the season and the highest individual point total scored in a girls basketball game by a player since 2019. Kate is an outstanding student and also a member of the girls volleyball program.  
Riley Philpot     Girls' Basketball        Fr.
Riley, a freshman guard, grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds in a loss to Fairfield and followed up that performance by scoring 7 points, grabbing 5 rebounds and dishing out a season-high 4 assists in a loss to Lakota West. Riley is an outstanding student and has contributed valuable minutes this season as a freshman playing on the varsity squad.
Drew Scherra Boys' Basketball Sr.
Drew Scherra has steadily improved this season. He continues to give good minutes off the bench while improving his work ethic and competitiveness. Drew is a 3 sport athlete as well with a 3.3 GPA.