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Cavs Corner, Feb. 16

Girls Basketball vs. Metrolina Christian

Your Cavalier girls basketball team earned the No. 7 seed in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 4A state tournament! The DA girls received a first-round bye and will host the Metrolina Christian Warriors tonight at 5:30 in Kirby Gym. DA faculty, staff and students will be admitted for free; tickets for all others are $7 and available online


NCISAA girls tournament bracket

Boys Basketball vs. Ravenscroft  

Your DA boys basketball team took down TISAC (Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference) foe Cary Academy 58–47 on Tuesday in the opening round of the NCISAA 4A state tournament. The Cavs move on to the second round to face Ravenscroft School for the third time this season. The rivals split the first two contests and were TISAC co-champions. 

The game tips off at 6 tonight in the Olander Center on the campus of Ravenscroft. Tickets are $7, cash only. 


NCISAA boys tournament bracket

Swim Team State Meet

The DA swim team competed in the NCISAA 4A state swim meet on Monday with both the boys and girls teams taking fourth place. Both teams showed improvement from last year, as the girls moved up from fifth and the boys moved up from eighth place! 

Out of 49 different swims, the DA team set 30 personal bests during the biggest meet of the year. These 30 swims also included 12 school records, a third-place finish, a second-place finish and three individual state champion swims! 

School Records

  • Boys 200 Free: Ben Brock (1:45.53)
  • Girls 200 IM: Eva Boehlke (2:00.52)
  • Boys 200 IM: Ian Platts-Mills (1:52.23)
  • Boys 100 Free: Ian Platts-Mills (47.62)
  • Girls 500 Free: Yari Brock (5:00.15)
  • Boys 500 Free: Ian Platts-Mills (4:30.86)
  • Girls 100 Back: Eva Boehlke (54.29)
  • Girls 100 Free: Eva Boehlke (51.85) 
  • Girls 200 Medley Relay: Mackenna Morris, Kenzie Kim, Eva Boehlke, Yari Brock (1:48.85)
  • Boys 200 Medley Relay: Ian Platts-Mills, Tyler Barritt, Ben Brock, Jason Hugh (1:39.34)
  • Girls 400 Free Relay: Eva Boehlke, Yari Brock, Audrey Crowder, Mackenna Morris (3:38.58)
  • Boys 400 Free Relay: Ian Platts-Mills, Tyler Barritt, Bennett Harris, Jason Hugh (3:14.95)

State Placers

  • Third Place: Boys 500 Free, Ian Platts-Mills (4:30.86)
  • State Runner-Up: Boys 200 Individual Medley, Ian Platts-Mills (1:52.23)
  • State Champion: Girls 100 Back, Eva Boehlke (54.29)
  • State Champion: Girls 500 Free, Yari Brock (5:00.15)
  • State Champion: Girls 200 IM, Eva Boehlke (2:00.52)

Spring Athletics Parent/Player Meeting

The Spring Athletics Varsity Parent/Player Meeting will be held on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Kenan Auditorium on the Upper School campus. This information session is required for parents and student-athletes participating in a varsity spring sport and will be followed by individual team meetings with the coaches. 

Winter Athletics Awards Ceremony

The Winter Athletics Awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. in Horton Hall on the Middle School Campus. Varsity athletes and their families are invited and encouraged to attend this event to highlight the winter season accomplishments. 

Spring Twitter Updates