The Black & White

Boys and girls tennis wins state championship

Boys and girls tennis wins state championship

By Bennett Solomon

May 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys and girls state tennis championships took place from Thursday, May 23 to Saturday, May 25. Together, the boys and girls teams won the state championship, earning 49 points as a team. Junior Eve Gold and sophomore Sasha Mcleod placed third in girls doubles falling to Severna Park 6–2, 6...

Softball falls to Glen Burnie in state semi-finals 3–1

By Eli Putnam

May 27, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The softball team (15–5) was defeated by the Glen Burnie Gophers (19–3) 3–1 Tuesday night in the state semi-finals. The Vikes scored the first run of the game in the fourth inning on a solo home run by freshman Samantha Tave, but the Gophers responded in the bottom of the inning unfazed, and sop...

Baseball falls to Old Mill 4-3 in state semi-finals

Baseball falls to Old Mill 4-3 in state semi-finals

By Gabe Schaner

May 23, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The baseball team (16–3) lost to the Old Mill Patriots (16–8) 4–3 on a walkoff error by shortstop Matt Ryan. In the first inning, the Vikings got on the scoreboard first. Center fielder Justin Carboni and short stop Matt Ryan both had RBI singles to put the Vikes up 2–0. After the second ...

Photo of the day: May 21

Photo of the day: May 21

By Elyse Lowet

May 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

Athletes from the baseball, softball, track, lacrosse and tennis teams finish out their run through the hallways in celebration of the state championships this week.

Girls lacrosse loses to Severna Park 16–3 in state semi-finals

Girls lacrosse loses to Severna Park 16–3 in state semi-finals

By Reuben Stoll

May 19, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The girls lacrosse team (14–3) fell to the Severna Park Falcons (18–0) 16–3 Friday night in the state semi-finals. The Vikes defense struggled to stop the Falcons early, with the Falcons gaining an early 4 point lead after five minutes gone in the first half. Midfielder Julia Curran scored th...

Softball defeats QO 4–1 to win region for first time in program history

Softball defeats QO 4–1 to win region for first time in program history

By Eli Putnam

May 19, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The softball team (15–4) defeated the Quince Orchard Cougars (15–4) by a score of 4–1 in a nine-inning thriller to win their first ever Regional Championship. First blood was drawn in the top of the ninth inning after a pair of great bunts from the Vikes. With fielding errors by the Cougars and...

Baseball beats Clarksburg 6–2 to win first regional title in school history

Baseball beats Clarksburg 6–2 to win first regional title in school history

By Andrew Eagle

May 19, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The baseball team (16–2) defeated the Clarksburg Coyotes (11–7)  6–2 Friday after a dominant pitching performance from Zach Werkman.  Werkman went all 7 innings, allowing four hits and one earned run while walking 3 batters and striking out two. “It felt amazing to have a big performance ...

Girls lax defeats Richard Montgomery 15–9 to advance to state semi-finals

Girls lax defeats Richard Montgomery 15–9 to advance to state semi-finals

By Reuben Stoll

May 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The girls lacrosse team (14–2) beat the Richard Montgomery Rockets (11–5) 15–9 Wednesday night to advance to the state semi-finals.  The game started off close with the Vikes up 3–2 after 10 minutes of play. The Vikes then started to pull away and added three more goals to make the score 6...

Boys baseball outlasts B–CC 2–1 in low scoring extra inning thriller

Boys baseball outlasts B–CC 2–1 in low scoring extra inning thriller

By Gabe Schaner

May 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys baseball team (15–2) survived the B–CC Barons (16–7) in a 2–1 victory in the sectional finals Wednesday on a walkoff single by second baseman Harry Kaplan. After the Barons took a 1–0 lead in the second inning, right fielder Tyler DeMartino hit a solo home run, knotting the game a...

Girls lacrosse beats Churchill 12–11 in a comeback win; advance to regional final

Girls lacrosse beats Churchill 12–11 in a comeback win; advance to regional final

By Reuben Stoll

May 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The girls lacrosse (13–2) team stormed back for a comeback win against the Churchill Bulldogs (10–3) Monday night in the third round of playoffs. Churchill jumped out to an early lead scoring three goals in a row, only allowing one making the score 3–1 after five minutes. The game went back and ...

A week with division champions softball

A week with division champions softball

By Zara Ali

May 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

For the first time in the team’s history, Whitman girls softball are division champions. The team has torn up the county this season; they’re currently 13-2 and feature one of the best lineups in recent years, said coach Ann Marie O’Donoghue. As a former player myself, I wanted to cover this often overlook...