Week in Review - January 4-8, 2016

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 9:51am

Congratulations to the Reservoir Varsity Wrestling Team!

Over the winter break, the team won the Cougar Claus Invitational at Quince Orchard High School!

The squad went 7-0 for the tournament!   Individual wrestlers going undefeated were Reese Kilcarr (winning all of his matches by pinfall), Dalton Kleinhen, AJ Strott, Shawn Hamilton, and Tyler Ecker.  Dalton Kleinhen and AJ Strott both earned Outstanding Wrestler awards for the tournament as well.  Congrats again to the team and our coaches, Head Coach Andrew McIntyre and Assistant Coach Josh Hamilton!

Congratulations to the Reservoir JV Girls Basketball Team!

Over the break, the JV Girls Basketball Team participated in the Big Doug Memorial Tournament at Glenelg High.

The team improved its overall record to 4-5 with a 43-40 comeback win over River Hill!  Scoring leaders were Jenni Fourney with 20 points, Blair van’t Hoff with 14 points, and Kennedy Hawkins with 5 points.  Leading rebounders were Melina Toibero with 5 rebounds, Kennedy Hawkins with 4 rebounds, Breann Smith with 3 rebounds, and Juli Hancock who also had 3 rebounds.  Congrats again to the team and Coaches Brian Drnec and James Mackin!

Congratulations to the Reservoir Indoor Track and Field Teams!

Over the winter holiday, the Indoor Track and Field Teams participated in the Southern Maryland Track Classic.

The teams recorded a number of great performances.  Brandon King ran a personal best in the 500 Meter Dash.  Madi Pepe ran personal best times in the 200 Meter and the 400 Meter races.  Yash Kommula jumped a personal best and won the meet in the Triple Jump.  Julianne Knoblett ran great times in the 800 Meter and 400 Meter races.  Jake Carson ran a personal best time in the 1000 Meter Run, missing the school record in 1000 Meter Run by 3 seconds.  Finally, Kai Muniz ran a personal best time in the 3200 Meter Run, improving by almost 10 seconds!
The teams compete again today in the Howard County vs Anne Arundel County Challenge and then again on Friday and Saturday at the Hispanic Games in New York City! Congrats again to our indoor track and field team members and coaches!

Congratulations to the RHS It's Academic Team!

On January 2, the It's Academic Team was featured on WJZ TV.  The team of Jamie Hyatt, Pavan Vemulakonda, and Daniel Kirchner defeated teams from Mt. Hebron and Easton.

The game was very close and came down to the very end with Reservoir winning by just 5 points, 490 to 485 over Easton!  Thanks to the JV Cheerleaders for coming along to the show!  The team will travel to Baltimore again on February 6 for the next round of the playoffs.  Congrats again to the team and our coaches, Ms. Jenn Coker and Mr. Jan Edlowitz!

Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Basketball Team!

During the winter break, the team won both of their games at the Holly & Hoops Christmas Tournament at Notre Dame Prep in Towson.  The team's record is now 5-4.

In the first game, Reservoir pulled off a 41-30 victory over Holy Trinity from New York!  Freshman Emily Dorn continued her steady consistent play with another double double, scoring 13 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Senior Mary Dudzinski had a terrific all-around game with 13 points, 11 rebounds, and a big 3 late in the game to help seal the victory.  Junior Kayla Wilson also made huge plays late in the game with 2 difficult runners in traffic. Natalie Verna hit 2 big 3's and played a steady and composed game as she directed the Gators offense.

Returning to NDP the next day for the second game, the team earned a 42-34 win over Dunbar of Baltimore City.  Emily Dorn had another big night, scoring 16 points and grabbing 17 rebounds (a career high). For her efforts this week, Emily was named Player of the Week for Howard County. Way to go, Emily!  Kayla Wilson had 9 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 assists. Natalie Verna had another strong night at the point, leading the team with 4 assists and taking 2 crucial charges late in the game.  Mary Dudzinski had another steady all-around night, with 7 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists. Sophomores Ashley Gray (career high 6 points and strong defense) and Nia Powell (crucial late layup and steady interior defense) also contributed to the victory!

The team get back to league play this week with two home games vs Glenelg (Wednesday) and River Hill (Friday).  Congrats again to the players and Coach Deb Taylor!

Congratulations to the Staff of the new online school newspaper, The Chomp!

The students in our Journalism program, under the direction of Ms. Kelley Thomas, have been working for several months to create a new, multimedia online "newspaper" for Reservoir High.

We have been very impressed with their efforts so far and look forward to seeing what the newspaper staff does to continue developing this new website ... check it out!  The online newspaper will soon be linked to the school website and also can be found at The Chomp.  Make sure to also follow The Chomp on Twitter @rhschomp for all the latest updates.

Congratulations to the Visual Arts Program!

Sandra Lopez Aguilar, Mei Egoshi, and Alex Sadzewicz will represent Reservoir in the Howard County Public School System's Creativity Challenge "Working With Limitations" Exhibit.

The exhibit runs from January 7 - 31 at the Columbia Art Center in the Long Reach Village Center.  Sandra, Mei, and Alex will be honored at a reception on January 14 from 5 to 6:30 PM.  Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday 9:30 AM to 9 PM, Friday and Saturday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, and Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM.  Congrats again to these student artists and our art teachers!

Congratulations to the Allied Bowling Team!

The team bowled two exciting games against the Hammond Bears on Tuesday afternoon.

Will Alexion bowled an amazing 146 in his second game and ended his day with a two game total of 239.  Chase May was very close behind, bowling his highest total of the season with a 234.  Yihui Wang and Demarco Bell clinched the win by bowling a 186 and 184.

The team also celebrated an exciting victory over the Wilde Lake Wildcats yesterday.  Konnor Young came out strong bowling a 91 in his first game and earned an all time high score of 102 in his second game.  Chris Dominguez had an equally great day with a combined two game total of 153.  Gillie Eisenberg clinched the victory by bowling an impressive 151.

Way to go, Gators ... congrats again to our bowlers and Coach Barb Mueller!  Thanks also to all of the students, staff members, and families who came out to help and cheer for the team!

Congratulations to the JV Girls Basketball Team!

Coming from behind, the JV squad earned a 37-34 win over the previously undefeated Glenelg Gladiators.

Jenni Fourney led the way with 24 points.  Gabby Clark was another big contributor with two key 3 pointers for 6 points total.  Gabby was also the leading rebounder for the team with 7 rebounds.  Congrats again to the team and Coaches Brian Drnec and James Mackin!

Have a great weekend...Go Gators!