The Buncombe County Track Championships were held on Monday April 1 @ AC Reynolds High School. Under bright blue skies, with a chill breeze, the Greenies track team employed their full squad for the 1st time this season. The meet had 11 boys teams made up of 7 public schools and 4 private schools. With a fantastic group effort, the Christ School track team won the meet 173.5-109.5 over Asheville High.
A number of Greenies student-athletes and teams were nominated for WNC Sports Awards for their athletic performances in the past year. The 58th WNC Sports Awards Banquet will be held at the Grove Park Inn on May 19th. Last year, nearly 1000 people attended the ceremony recognizing excellence in athletics. More than 120 local high school athletes and teams will be recognized. Conducted by the Mountain Amateur Athletic Club, the banquet will honor finalists for 24 awards and will present 15 scholarships to deserving student athletes!
The Christ School track team opened the season at Mt Tabor High School Friday night. The Greenies participated in the 1st annual Spartan Relays and placed 2nd overall of 12 teams.
Kevin Snyder' 19 made an impact for Christ School Track and Field immediately as a freshman, but with help from Head Coach Randy Ashley and Demeseh Cobb, he transformed himself into an All-American jumper and one of the most decorated athletes in North Carolina. He will take that experience and compete at the Division I level next year. Snyder committed to the University of Miami on Monday, accepting a full athletic scholarship that will allow him to compete in the ACC for the next four years.
Congratulations are in order for Christ School head coach Randy Ashley and Kevin Snyder '19 who were named 3-A Coach of the Year and Athlete of the Year, respectively, by the NCISAA's Track & Field Coaches Association for their work throughout the 2018 season.
ANDREW GRANDE '21
Andrew hit an incredible .680 this month, 18 hits, 16 runs and got a hit in every game. Additionally, he was perfect from the field recording no errors.
XANDER BARBER '23
While playing #1 singles and doubles for Christ School, Xander recorded a perfect month for the Greenies going 8 for 8.