SPORTS BULLETIN – Jan. 27
Congratulations to the varsity boys basketball for defeating Redwood 59-48 on Tuesday night. The Pioneers held a previous 4-0 team in the WYL to only 14 first half points, getting 10 tough rebounds from Zach Scattareggia in that big first half. Leading the way for the Pioneers on offense were Carter Glick with 18 points, Juvon Manzanales and Keith Bailey each with 9, and Scattareggia, Dominic Pineda and Joey Saavedra each with 6 points. Special shout out to Matt Ledesma for hitting a HUGE 3-pointer at the end of the 1st quarter. Next up for the Pioneers is Golden West, tonight in the Mt. Whitney gym, varsity at 7:30. Staff and students, amazing show of Pioneer Pride Tuesday night in the MW gym, the largest crowd the boys basketball team has seen in a long time. Hope to see everyone again tonight. With the win, the Pioneers improved to 23-0 on the season, and remain in 1st place at 5-0 in the WYL. Also, reminder to please vote for Varsity boys basketball player Zach Scattareggia for the Tulare County prep athlete of the week for Jan. 24-28 for his games vs. El Diamante and Lemoore.
The girls JV and Varsity soccer games vs. Golden West will be made up on Monday, Jan. 31 at Golden West.
The girls and boys Wrestling tournament, the Central Valley Invitational, at Golden West this Friday and Saturday, has been canceled. Sorry.
Track practice has officially begun. If you are planning on joining the team and are not in a winter sport, the last day to begin is Wednesday, February 2. Please see Coach Moshier if you have any issues or questions.
Softball tryouts continue this week Monday-Friday at 3:45.
Anyone interested in boys golf, whether experienced or new, practice begins this week.
Swim practice continues this week, meet on the pool deck after school.
Attention all boys and girls basketball players and wrestlers, reminder that all student-athletes competing indoors will have to complete weekly COVID-19 testing. Mt. Whitney will be accommodating testing at the COVID Cottage in front of the main office. Testing will be open Monday-Thursday from 9:30am-6:00pm and Fridays 7:30am-4:00pm.
Attention all SENIOR student-athletes, the CIF Central Section Scholar-Athlete Award application for 2021-22 is now available in the Attendance Office. Applications need to be returned to the Athletic Director. The WYL will make selections and submit them to the Section office.
Staff, please excuse the boys soccer team today at 2:45, the bus will leave for Golden West at 3:00. There are no early outs for girls basketball, you are on your own to Golden West, JV be at Golden West by 5pm, and varsity by 6pm. There are no early outs for girls soccer or boys basketball for home games vs. Golden West. There are no early outs for Friday, Jan. 28. Thanks and good luck to our student-athletes.