Senior School Robotics Whoa!Bots Team Earns an Impressive Finish
The Senior School Robotics team, named the Whoa!Bots, competed in the Southwestern Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge on Saturday, January 13. In a year of extraordinary growth, the Whoa!Bots fell just short of winning the tournament, earning a remarkable second place finish in the Finalist Alliance out of the 21 teams that entered the competition.
Sewickley Academy Girls’ Soccer moved to 3-1 with their first loss on Monday afternoon to South Side Beaver. In a physical matchup with lots of scoring opportunities, South Side Beaver came out on top winning 4-2. Sewickley hit fast and hard, scoring first off a an Olivia Rider breakaway assisted by Catherine Cable. In the second half, Sewickley added momentum to their attack with another goal from Ryder assisted by Marynell Dethero. Despite the loss, the girls walked away from the game with new data to inform their future play and are eager to compete with South Side Beaver again later this season. Sewickley Academy also felt the loss of multiple players sidelined due to injuries and looks forward to their speedy recovery.