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Athletics Update - January 20

King School’s varsity winter athletic programs continued their hot stretch this week, sweeping all competitions this past Wednesday, January 18! 

Girls Basketball

Varsity Girls Basketball earned an impressive 41-26 win over The Williams School on Wednesday. Senior Charlotte Black ’23 led the team in scoring with 12, while senior Meredith Joo ’23 and junior Leina Wyatt ’24 each ended with 9. The team secured its second Housatonic Valley Athletic League (HVAL) win in a row for the Vikings, defeating Christian Heritage 52-28 on Friday, January 13. Tomorrow, Saturday, January 21, the Vikings will take the court again at home against Canterbury School at 2:00 p.m. in the Upper School Gym.


Varsity Ice Hockey welcomed Wooster School to Stamford Twin Rinks on Wednesday. After a slow start, the Vikings used a balanced attack of crisp passing and timely scoring to cruise to an 8-1 victory. Congratulations to freshman Max Winston ’26 on scoring his first varsity goal! Sophomore Brandon Chan ’25 notched four assists on the day, while juniors Ben Bradley ’24 and Ryan Wempen ’24 had two goals each, and sophomore Justin Garvey ’25 added two assists. The Vikings remain hot, having recently defeated Hamden Hall 7-2 and Harvey 6-4 since the return from the December break. The team will travel to Rye Country Day School tonight, Friday, January 20, for a huge FAA contest. The puck drop is scheduled for 5:45 p.m.

Squash Team

Varsity Squash took to the courts against Greenwich Country Day School on Wednesday and came away with a strong 5-2 victory! Mischa Kandel ’23, Ben Persily ’23, Aidan Bresnahan ’23, Nina Griffith ’27, and Oliver Donnelly ’26 all earned match wins for the Vikings. Last week on our home courts at MSquash in South Norwalk, King dominated Hamden Hall, sweeping all ten matches 3-0!

Varsity Basketball

Varsity Boys Basketball hosted familiar FAA opponent Rye Country Day School on Wednesday  in the Upper School Gym. After a close first half that saw the Vikings head to the break up 29-26, the team stepped up their defensive pressure in the second half to build a 20-point lead, ultimately securing an important 74-49 league win. In addition to making 16 total three-point shots in the game, every active player on the roster scored for King! Last weekend’s game against a very physical Capital Prep Bridgeport team went a much different way, but the result was the same, with the Vikings holding on for a hard-fought 72-71 win!

The King JV Red and JV Blue Basketball teams each also have win streaks going, with the Red team currently undefeated at 7-0, with recent big wins over Harvey School and Greens Farms Academy (GFA), and the Blue team coming off of wins over St. Luke’s, GFA, and Masters. JV Blue will be in action today against Rye Country Day School.

View recent athletic photo galleries here.

Follow all athletic game schedules and scores on our website.