The 2016-17 Winter Sports Season finished on February 23rd. Here is a recap of how the teams did this season.
The Girls Basketball Team finished the regular season in 3rd place and played Chatham in the Semifinal Round of the Conference 37 Championships. The team fought hard but came up a little short, losing to Chatham by a score of 55 to 43.
The Boys Basketball Team finished the regular season in 4th place in Conference 37. They beat Gretna in the Quarterfinal Round of the Conference 37 playoffs. They went on to play Dan River in the Semifinal Round. They put up a good fight, but in the end Dan River came up with the victory by a score of 72 to 55.
The Girls and Boys Swim Teams had great Regional and State Championships. The team had a combined 18 members (boys and girls) qualify for the Regional Swim Meet held at Virginian High School in Bristol on Feb 9th. Of those 18 members who qualified for the Regional Swim Meet, 9 members (combined boys and girls) qualified for the State Championships that were held in Christiansburg on Feb. 15th. All of the members swam well, dropping time, and setting personal bests.
The Indoor Track Teams sent members to the combined 1A/2A Regional Championships on Feb. 12th. The boys team was Regional Runner-Up to Auburn High School, while the girls came in 10th place overall. The State Championships were held at Roanoke College Feb. 22-23. The boys team came in 5th place overall, while the girls team came in 15th place overall.
The Wrestling Team competed in the Region 2A West Wrestling Tournament and finished in 3rd place in the region only 12 points behind 2nd place Lebanon. In the Regional Championship the team had one 2nd place finisher, three 3rd place finishers, two 4th place finishers, a 5th place finisher, and a 6th place finisher. The team had a school record when six of the wrestlers qualified for the state wrestling championships which were held at the Salem Civic Center. At the State Championships, the team had two 3rd place finishers, one 4th place finisher and three 5th place finishers. The team finished in 4th place overall.
The Scholastic Bowl Team competed in the Conference 37 Championships on Jan. 21st at Buckingham County High School. The team came in 2nd place, which earned them a spot in the Regional Scholastic Bowl Competition. This was held at UVA-Wise on Feb. 4th. The team did well, but did not qualify for the State Championships.
Spring Sports began practicing/try-outs on Feb. 20th. The regular season games begin on Monday, March 13th. The first regular season games scheduled for ACHS Athletics are on Tuesday, March 14th. That day the Baseball and Softball Teams play Buckingham County and the Boys and Girls Soccer Teams play Heritage High School.
We are offering the following season passes for purchase for this school year’s home, regular season athletic events. These passes do not include tournament, conference 37, Regional or State games.
- ACPS Student Athletic Pass- $25 (Primary, Elementary, Middle, and High School Students will have the opportunity to purchase this optional pass that will admit them to home regular season athletic contests.)
- Family Year - $175 (up to 4 members of current household - including students) - each additional pass $25
- Individual Year - $100
- Family Season - $100/season (up to 4 members of current household - including students) - each additional pass $25
- Individual Season - $40/season (fall, winter, spring)
- Senior Citizen - Complimentary - Ages 62 and Over (This is a lifetime pass, so if you received a pass for the 2013-14 season, you do not need to apply for a new one this year.)
Forms can be picked up in the ACHS main office or can be printed from the ACHS website or here.
Please return your order form to main office at ACHS or you may mail it to the following with a check or money order:
Attention: Chris Dodge
198 Evergreen Avenue
Appomattox, VA 24522