Seventh grader Hugh Wilcox capped an outstanding season by leading the Heathwood boys to the SCISA 3A boys cross country championship, finishing seventh overall individually and earning All-State honors with a PR of 17:38.63 in the finals.
Heathwood Hall assistant athletic director Andrew Richardson will now serve as the school’s head girls soccer coach in addition to his ongoing duties as the head coach of the Highlander boys. The multi-faceted Richardson will also be the defensive coordinator for the Heathwood football team under the newly-hired Marcus Lattimore, as well as serving as the school’s middle school head basketball coach. We talked briefly on Monday with the energetic, talented and highly-regarded Richardson about all things Heathwood, athletically speaking.
Heathwood Hall named Marcus Lattimore as its new head football coach on Monday. We talked with Lattimore shortly after his appointment had become official.
Senior Josh Caldwell, the Providence Heart Heathwood Boys Player of the Week, signed with West Point on Friday to play college basketball for the Black Knights of Army. Great job, Josh!
Senior setter Jaylen Davis, the Providence Heart Heathwood Girls Player of the Week, was named the Region 1-3A Volleyball Co-Player of the Year. Great job, Jaylen!
Heathwood cross country runner Maryah Nasir won the SCISA Region 1-3A meet and enters Saturday’s state meet as the favorite to win her second consecutive state Championship. The junior has been nothing short of superb this season, winning 6 of the 8 meets she entered and being ranked the top junior girls runner in the Midlands in public or private schools.
Already a top basketball and baseball player for the Highlanders, junior DQ Joseph has made his mark on the Heathwood football team this fall in his first year on the team. The junior CB/WR talked with us last week about making the decision to play football and how well he has adapted to the game.
Sophomore Trevor Squirewell is outstanding at safety for the Heathwood football team, second on the team in tackles with a knack for big hits. We talked with Squirewell last week before the Highlanders thumped O-P 40-17 last week. Heathwood will host arch-rival Hammond Friday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Junior Olivia Moran played a critical role in the Heathwood girls’ runner-up finish in the state swim meet. Moran, in her fourth year swimming for HHES, finished second in the 200 IM and 100 Butterfly and swam the second leg in the Highlanders’ victorious 200 Medley relay foursome.
Heathwood junior Emmye Mullins finished 7th overall in the SCISA Region 1-3A girls cross country meet to claim a spot on the All-Region team. Mullins, the second-seeded runner on the Highlanders behind defending state champion Maryah Nasir, will team with her classmate to lead the HHES girls in Saturday’s SCISA state meet, which will be held on their Heathwood home course.