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Good things happen at the Creek...February 2015


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On Saturday, January 31, Brevard County Schools, Florida Virtual School, and Spruce Creek High competed in the Regional Latin Forum at Satellite High School.  Our team represented Spruce Creek High School very well.  Congratulations to the following students who won academic awards: Sierra Barrow – 5th place in Advanced Derivatives; Dani Jaffe – 4th place in Derivatives 1 and 5th place in Classical Art I; Chad Johnson – 3rd place in Advanced Reading Comprehension; Sakyida Sbordone – 2nd place in Derivatives I; Caroline Urgiles – 3rd place in Advanced Derivatives; and Eliza Wade – 5th place in Grammar II. A special thank you to Mrs. Barrow and Mrs. Wade for their help running the creative contests.

The Spruce Creek Girls' Tennis Team improved to 2-0 with a win over Flagler Palm Coast on Wednesday.  Yasameen Joulaee and Ariel McClean-Hill rallied from a 5-2 deficit to win at number 2 doubles; Auburn Smith and  Kinsey Lanier saved four match points in a 7-6 victory. The team travels to Seabreeze today - Go Lady Hawks!

Creek tennis team improved to 2 and 0 with a 5-2 win over Flagler. Collin West and Alex Lacerna had big wins in singles.

Hawk TV has once again won the “Video of the Week” for Bright House Sports Network.  Congratulations to Tyler Sheridan, Lauren Clark, and James Rose for their story on Boys’ Soccer.  Additionally, it is now time to vote for “Video of the Month,” and Hawk TV has two stories in the running.  Go to the Bright House Sports Network website for Central Florida and click on Varsity Reporter if you want to add your vote.

Many outstanding Spruce Creek students were honored at the Scholastic Art and Writing awards in Jacksonville this weekend. This is a prestigious and nationally recognized competition. Honorable mention winners were Daphne Forester, Emily Loewinger, Nicole Pignataro, and Jasmine Rivera,  and Ana Guidabaldi. Silver key winners were Emma Anderson, Nicole Valenzi, Emily Nakamura, Sydney Herring, Caitlin Lopez, Macy Culpepper, and Mike Requeno. Gold Key winners were Brittany Bentozi, Austin Davis, Misa Nguyen, Rachel Widdison and Elaine Newbern.

The Spruce Creek Girls' Tennis team shut out Seabreeze yesterday improving its record to 3-0 and 2-0 in conference play. Next up for the Lady Hawks is Father Lopez on Tuesday, February 10th.

The Creek boys' tennis team shutout Seabreeze yesterday 7-0 to improve to 3 and 0 on the season. Peter Makary led the Hawks with an 8-2 win in singles before Alex Guzhva and Paul Gladstone sealed the deal with a win at number one doubles.

Congratulations to the Hawks Varsity Baseball team for their win last night at Lake Brantley High School last night to complete the sweep of their preseason tournament.  The Hawks took down Eustis High School with a final score of 11-2.  Bryce Hutchinson started for the Hawks and pitched 3 innings with 3 strikeouts.  The offense was led by Steven Staudt who was 2 for 4 with 4 RBI’s, and Walker Bailey who added three hits and an RBI.  Trey Thigpen, William Walter, and Jordan Delucia also played key roles offensively to help the Hawks in the victory.  Way to go Hawks!!

The annual solo & ensemble district competition for singers was held this past Friday & Saturday. Six students from Spruce Creek High School competed. Sydney Rogers, senior, and Sara Skinner, sophomore, both received a rating of "excellent".  Michelle He, senior, Sarah Roddey, junior, Emma Yanus, sophomore, and Charlotte Kelly, freshman, all received a rating of "superior". Everyone with a "superior" rating will return in March to compete again at the state level. Please join our chorus teacher, Mr Adkins, in congratulating these important achievements in singing!

Congratulations to the Papillon Dance Ensemble for earning a Superior rating at the 4th annual Volusia County Dance Performance Assessment!  Papillon has earned Superior all 4 years!  The following students performed as part of the  the All-County Ensemble: Diana Cheney, Madelynn Colburn, Taylor Fordham, Cassie Grose, Laura Harms, Olivia Lindfors, Anna Mandell and Leah Pauletti.  Congratulations, Dancers!

Congratulations to Olivia Andrews, Brooke Lasky, and Marc Mohammed, who recently won the “Video of the Week” award from Bright House Sports Network for their story on Girls’ Basketball.  Congratulations!

The Spruce Creek girls' tennis team swept Deland yesterday 7-0 to remain undefeated.  Senior Savanna Palmer and Freshman Mallory Kelly teamed up for a convincing win at number one doubles and improved to 3-0.

Spruce Creek Girls' Tennis Team improved to 6-0 Wednesday with a 6-1 win over Vero Beach.  Freshman Danielle Dupuis battled back from a set and 4-1 deficit to take the match and remain undefeated in singles play. The Lady Hawks host Mainland this afternoon.

Congratulations to the Hawks Varsity baseball team for their 6 to 1 victory over New Smyrna Beach last night.  The Hawks were led by Bryce Hutchinson who pitched 3 innings, allowing no runs and striking out 6.  Steven Staudt scored 2 runs for the Hawks.  Trey Thigpen and Blake Seeley scored runs as well.  The Hawks were able to manufacture runs in a game where hits were limited, and did a great job taking advantage of opportunities and creating ways to score.  Way to go Hawks! The Hawks will be at home tomorrow night evening at 5 p.m. against Seabreeze.  Don’t forget to come out and support your Hawks and help them take down their cross town rival!

The Creek boys' tennis team shutout Mainland yesterday 7-0 to improve to 5 and 2 on the season. Alex Goozvah and Paul Gladstone led the Hawks with strong wins at number one and two singles before teaming up at number one doubles to complete the sweep. The Hawks take on Lyman at home today right after school. Admission is free.

The Spruce Creek Girls' tennis team improved its record to 7-0 with a win over Mainland yesterday. Yasameen Joulaee and Auburn Smith led Creek with convincing singles wins. Spruce Creek takes on Lyman today at home. Come out and support the Lady Hawks.

Congrats the varsity softball team for their 2-1 win over Seminole last night. Pitchers Tyler Colby and Brandi Polk gave up only one hit. Brooke Hartman had a timely hit to score Ashly Smith. Tyler Colby had a double, Sonya Lindfors had a sac bunt to move her to 3rd and Nathalie Daniele had a great bunt for Tyler to score on the squeeze for the game winning run! Great job ladies! Come out tonight to see us take on Merit Island at 6.

Congratulations to the Creek JV Baseball team for their 10-6 victory over New Smyrna Beach last night.  The Hawks were led by Shawn Johnson who was 3 for 4 with 2 RBI’s, Cody Duke who had a double and 2 RBI’s, and Hunter Fornari who had 2 hits, three stolen bases, and 3 runs scored.  Great job Hawks!!  Don’t forget to come out tonight at 5 p.m. to support your Hawks Varsity Baseball team.  They pay at home against Seabreeze.  Come out and cheer the Hawks to victory!

Congratulations to the boys track team on their fourth-place finish Saturday at the seminal open in Clermont Florida. Leading the way for the Hawks were Tremel McMillon  Dondre  Butler Josh Tse Drew Sivegny and Tyler Simmons. Come support the track team this Tuesday when we compete against New Smyrna, Mainland, and University. Boys and girls track teams, remember your uniforms for tomorrow's meet and team pictures.

Congratulations to the Hawks’ Varsity Baseball team for their thrilling winning Saturday afternoon here at Creek.  The Hawks beat Windermere Prep from Orlando 4-1.  Trey Vickery started for the Hawks and produced his best outing so far this year.  Vickery threw 6 innings allowing only a single run and striking out 6.  Trey Thigpen and Dustin Fornari led the Hawks offensively, and Fornari and Walker Bailey provided a key double play late in the game to help secure the victory.

Another Congratulations goes out to the Hawks JV Baseball team for their 9 to 8 victory over Seabreeze Friday night.  Freshman Christian Bennett pitched for the Hawks and shut down Seabreeze for five innings.  Bennett only allowed 2 runs over five innings while striking out 11.  Brandon Marsh, Cole BeverlinShawn Johnson, and Hunter Fornari led the Hawks offensively on their way to the victory.  Way to go Hawks Baseball!

Congratulations to the boys team on the win last night over Mainland, University and New Smyrna. Andrew Spence not only broke the school record but did it three times last night in the long jump. Tyler Simmons won both the mile and 2 mile. The Hawks next compete at Flagler Palm Coast high school Friday in the east coast classic.

The Spruce Creek Girls' tennis team improved its record to 9-0 with a 4-3 win over Lake Mary yesterday.  Mira Gladstone and Savanna Palmer posted wins to remain undefeated in singles play this season.  Gladstone teamed with Aziza Hodae at #1 doubles to improve to 4-0.

A big shout-out goes to our Lady Hawks Softball team as they dominated at Deland last night.  Our girls held the Bulldogs scoreless through 6 innings and finished the game 11-2 and improving their record to 5-2 on the season.  For any diehard fans, the girls will be in action tonight at Lake Brantley for a 6 o’clock showdown.  Go Lady Hawks!



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