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It's game time!!!!!!

Spartan Nation,


Our GCA Swim & Dive, H.S. Girls Volleyball and H.S. Cross Country are representing us in competition during Fall Break, if you're in town, we would love your support!

* Swim and Dive compete @ Brimhall Pool this Tuesday @ 6:00 PM and Oct. 13 @ Williams Field Pool @ 4:00 PM. At ASU on Oct. 15th.

Currently our H.S. Volleyball team is 1st in our Region.

They play at home tonight (Monday) vs Leading edge @ 4 and 5.

This Friday GCA students get in Free to our Home Volleyball Games @ 4 and 5 vs Sequioa Path Way!

Then, on Saturday, October 15th the last weekend of Fall Break, come cheer on our Lady Spartans @ home vs San Tan Charter! Game time, Noon, 1 and 2 pm. GCA Students get in Free!

Themes for our remaining home Volleyball games are:

9/26-adam sandler9/30-pink out 10/15-frat boy 10/17-spooky10/25-black out

Cross Country competes at September 30 - Desert Twilight Invitational @ Coyote Run Golf Course, Mesa

October 13 - @ Crossroads during fall break. Titan Invitational @ Crossroads Park, Gilbert

Have a great Fall Break and we hope to see you at an event or two!

Below is what's happening the week of Sept. 13!

We are excited for this upcoming week of home games! Please announce! :)

Monday- H.S. Volleyball @ 4 and 5, Jr. High Boys Volleyball @ 6:30. The theme at the Game is Construction Night *Wear Neon colors

We also host Jr. High Softball and Soccer @ 4:30


Tuesday- H.S. Volleyball @3, 4 and 5 The theme is Beach night. Swim and Dive host @ Brimhall @ 6:00 pm

Jr. High Cross Country Tri Meet @ Desert Ridge


Wed- Hosting Jr. High Softball, Soccer and Boys Volleyball @ 4:30


Thursday- Hosting H.S. Volleyball vs Santa Cruz Valley @ 4:00 and 5:00 Bring a friend from another school and get two Jeremiah's Ice Cream coupons!

Jr. High Cross Country @ South Valley


Friday, enjoy your evening! Please support our Spartans, they love to hear from their fans!!!!!!

Below is what's happening the week of Sept. 6!

H.S. Girls Volleyball are off to a 4-0 Start. Our next home game is Sept. 12th. Show up in Neon Colors!

Swim And Dive have a meet @ Phx. Country Day on Tuesday @ 4:00

H.S. Cross Country is at their first meet this Saturday participating in the Chandler Invitational!

Jr. High Cross Country are home on Tuesday vs South Valley @ 4:30!

Jr. High Softball, soccer and boys volleyball are away on Wednesday @ South Valley.

Jr. High Softball, soccer and boys volleyball are home on Thursday vs Mesquite Jr.

*We are looking for help/service hours at our home Cross Country Meet on Tuesday, let athletics know if you are interested!

Let's go Spartans

H.S. Volleyball plays Monday 29th @ Heritage Academy. Then we would like to invite you to the first home game inside our new gym on Thursday Sept. 1st as H.S. Volleyball plays Highland Prep @ 4:00 and 5:00 pm. Students get in for $1. Wear Purple and Gold and enter a drawing to win Chik Fila, Jersey Mikes or Jerimiah's ice cream/shaved ice!

Jr. High Sports- Jr. High Soccer, Boys Volleyball and Softball play @ Desert Ridge Jr. on Monday @ 4:30 & @ Highland Jr. on Thursday Sept.1

Jr. High Cross Country hosts the first meet of the season on Tuesday Aug. 30th @ 4:30 pm here at GCA.

Come show some spirit and cheer your fellow Spartans on!!!!!

Good luck Spartans! Please support the school teams when you can!

General Admission tickets can be purchased on the gofan website for H.S. home volleyball games.

https://gofan.co/app/school/AZ55036

Go Spartans!!!


Spartan Families,

This is a reminder email that Jr High Sports begin Monday after School. Please pick up student immediately following their practices. Typically ends around 4:00 or 4:15

Jr. High Boys Volleyball is practicing off Campus until our gym floor project is completed. Boys Volleyball is at the District Gym located 140 South Gilbert Road Gilbert AZ 85296 *bus will take them from GCA to the District Gym. There is no bus back to school. Parents pick up at the District Gym. sammi.spellman@gilbertschools.net is the coach email

*Jr. High Girls Softball practices in the South East corner of our Campus Fields. marie.russell@gilbertschools.net is the coach email

*Jr. High Boys Soccer has the main Football/Soccer Field Oscar.medina@gilbertschools.net is the coach email

*Jr. High Cross Country will be out near the track. steven.hauptli@gilbertschools.net and casey.barnabas@gilbertschools.net are the Cross country coaches


Now's the time to update your info for next year and update your Physical Form.

Download the Physical form - https://aiaonline.org/files/16936/forms-157-a-d.pdf

Then upload to register my athlete.

JR High's New Sports Schedule 22/23

First Quarter (August 1st-September 30th)

Second Quarter (October 18th-December 16th)

Third Quarter (January 4th-March 10)

Fourth Quarter (March 27th-May 23)


Spring Sports Summary

Tennis

H.S. Boys Tennis finished the season ranked #8, hosted the first round and third ranked player in Uday. He made it to the Singles Semi Finals!

Baseball

Shout out to the H.S. Boys Baseball Team. They hosted their playoff game this past week and are being recognized by the AIA after being selected as this year's recipient of the AIA 2A Conference Sportsmanship Award. This award is handed out annually in each conference to the team that exhibits the highest level of sportsmanship, as voted on by the officials.

H.S. Baseball finished the season ranked 14th and hosted a playoff game!


Baseball


Congratulations Spartan Nation!

Your hard work and dedication has paid off and Our School ( Coaches, players and fans) have been recognized by the schools we compete against. Gilbert Classical Academy earned the Sportsmanship of the Year Award for the Valley Region! šŸ˜ So grateful to be part of the GCA Family!

H.S. Winter Sports

Boys Basketball made it to the Sweet 16 in Prescott, eventually lost to San Tan. It was a great Season!

Shout out to our Boys Basketball Team! They host a post season game this Wed. Feb 16th @ 7:00 PM. We will be hosting Chandler Prep to see who moves onto the Prescott Tournament!

High School Basketball tickets can be purchased through Go Fan. https://gofan.co/app/school/AZ55036

Shout out to our Boys Soccer Team for placing multiple players on the 3A Metro East Region Team!


All regiĆ³n 1st team:

Forward- Kalel Mendoza

Defense- Antonio Farias


All regiĆ³n 2nd team:

Forward- Lucas Phillips

Midfield- Alex Lara


All region Honorable mentions:

Adam Barakat

Josh Perla

Steven Yamamato

Williams Piers

Riku Sakai


Congrats to the H.S. Boys and Girls Soccer Teams!

They made it to the post season and the Girls Play Feb. 3 @ Gilbert Christian while the Boys play @ BASIS Phoenix. Games start @ 6:00 pm! Goooooo Spartans!!!!



High School Basketball tickets can be purchased through Go Fan. https://gofan.co/app/school/AZ55036

Spring Sports

The Winter Sports Season is winding down, which means if you are participating in a Spring Sport, please register through Register My Athlete and start conditioning :) .

If you're not sure what to do, please check in with the Athletic office (Mrs. Anderson and Mr. Fraughton). for, Sport specific questions you can reach out to the coaches!

H.S. Spring Sports start Monday Feb. 7th.


H.S. Track- Coach Fron and Coach Anson- danelle.fron@gilbertschools.net or caryn.anson@gilbertschools.net


H.S. Baseball- Coach Guyman jdguymon@q.com


H.S. Tennis- Coach Johnson and Coach Woods- jeremy.johnson@gilbertschools.net


H.S. Golf- Coach Hauptli- steve.hauptli@gilbertschools.net


H.S. Sand/Beach Volleyball- Coach caseyrbarnabas@gmail.com



Jr. High Sports- Begin Feb. 14th!


Track- Coach Pettit- raymond.pettit@gilbertschools.net


Girls Basketball- Coach Castro and Coach Banks andres.castro@gilbertschools.net or jeremy.banks@gilbertschools.net


Jr. High Boys Baseball- Josh Resh- Joshuaresh27@gmail.com

Winter Sports

Home Games December:

High School Basketball tickets can be purchased through Go Fan. https://gofan.co/app/school/AZ55036

We are so proud of our Volleyball and Cross Country Teams!

Volleyball Recognition

Congrats to Jillian Urrea who was selected to the Valley Region 1st Team as Libero!

Congratulations to Mia Drake who made All Region Second Team as Hitter/Middle Blocker!

Jillian was also the Region's Defensive Player of the Year!

Honorable Mention for Volleyball- Elisa Berva, Keely Sorensen, Angelina Lazar!

Cross Country-

Team Results- Girls Cross Country finished 10th in State

Boys Cross Country finished 12th!

Congrats to Ayla Young who finished 5th overall!!!!

We are so proud of our State Divers!

Shout out to Cole Dunnett for Placing 3rd in State!

Alvaro finished 5th! So proud of our Swim and Dive Team!

Jr. High Boys Basketball- click on winter sports for info.

Congrats to our Boys and Girls H.S. Cross Country Teams!

Girls H.S. Cross Country are Section 4 Champs! Boys Cross Country took 3rd in Sections! Ayla Young 1st overall, Mia Cruz 8th, Abigail Sawyer 9th and Helen Thomas 12th! Boys- Regan Birk 8th and Arturo Pacheco 10th overall!

Congrats to Cole and Alvaro for qualifying for State Diving!

Congrats Cross Country!

At our District City Meet:

Ayla Young, Girls Champion! Adam Dennis- 9th place Freshman Boys! Regan Burk-9th place Sophomore Boys!

Upcoming Home Games @ GCA

Spartans, Fall Sports are coming to a close. Please support as they prepare for State!

! Go Fan purchasing- https://gofan.co/app/school/AZ55036

AIA 2021/22 Quick Glance H.S. Calendar

2021 Fall Sports update and Winter * Please click the social media links above (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram). Like and follow us for a chance to win free Spirit Gear for the 21/22 Sports Season! Hope to see you at our events in 2021/2022!


H.S. and Jr. High Sports Winter Seasons are just around the corner. We are grateful for our coaches, students, and parents that supported our school this past season.

  • H.S. Tryouts officially begin on Nov. 1st!!!! H.S. Boys and Girls Basketball along with Boys and Girls Soccer *Each of these teams may have a conditioning opportunity prior to the tryout week. Reach out to your coaches. Click on the Winter sports link on this page and it will direct you to your sport and have your coach's email.

  • Jr. High Tryouts Begin Nov. 8th *Cheer Nov. 1st!!! Girls softball, Cheer, Boys Basketball, Chess, and Coed Cross Country. Reach out to your coaches. Click on the Winter sports link on this page and it will direct you to your sport and have your coach's email.

Sports Checklist prior to starting out!!!

  • You MUST be registered in Register My Athlete before the first day of official practice. You will not be allowed to try out or participate if you are not cleared. Instructions on how to complete this can be found on the Website.

  • Attend the coach's information meeting prior to the season starting to help you get prepared.

  • Athletic fees are due after you make a team, and before competition for cut sports. Non-Cut sports will be due as you join the sport. Info on how to pay the fee can be found on Register My Athlete.


H.S SCHOOL FALL SPORTS

2021 Spring Sports: (High School) Cross Country, Swim and Dive, and Girls Volleyball

Girl's Volleyball- Contact Coach - Coach Sierra

Cross Country- Contact Coach Fron and Anson

Swim- Contact Coach Jordan and Jourdan

Dive- Contact Coach Jackie

Chess- Contact Coach Merrill

JR. HIGH FALL SPORTS

2021 Fall Sports: (Jr. High) Girls Volleyball, Boys and Girls Soccer, and Coed Flag Football

****Bring your own Water Bottle (preferably a gallon of water).

Jr. High Girl's Volleyball- Contact Coach Casey Barnabas

Jr. High Boys Soccer- Contact Coach

Jr. High Girls Soccer- Contact Coach Oscar Medina

YOU NEED TO BE CLEARED IN ORDER TO START!!


Shoutouts: Spring 2021 Sports!

Jr High Track- Jr. High track had a great season! At the District Meet, Adam Dennis finished 3rd in the mile while Shilo Ulrickson finished 1st in the 100, 1st in the 200 and 2nd in the long jump! Great job!

H.S. Track- Hyrum Sawyer took 1st in State in the Boys 300 Hurdles while Sophia Byrd earned 3rd place in State in the 100 Meter Hurdles! Other top finishers from GCA @ state included: Ayla Young 7th in the 3200, and 5th in the mile! Our girls 4 x 800 finished 8th in state! We are proud of our whole coed team doing their best and setting personal and a couple of school records during the meet!

Boys Baseball Team qualified for the post season for the first time this year!

Boys and Girls Tennis Teams both qualified for state! They also had four singles players and two doubles team in the tournament with Uday Brathwaite advancing to the final four, and Katerina Stender making it to the round of 8! Boys Tennis team also took home their first Region Championship this past year!!!!


Winter H.S. Sports 2020/2021


Our Boys Basketball team won their play in game this past year and made it to the round of 16, eventually losing a close one to Benson.


Girls Basketball qualified for the Post Season for the first time in school history! The future is bright!!!


Girls Soccer had another strong season qualifying and hosting a post season game this year, eventual losing a close one to Odessey Institute 1-0.


Boys Soccer missed out on the playoffs but will be returning a majority of the starting team next year! We are excited for the future!


Fall Sports 2020


Swim and Dive- Shout out to Cole Dunnett who placed 2nd in State for Men's Diving!


Congrats- Austyn Jones 2nd team, Mia Drake, Lola Warren, and Jillian Urrea earned Honorable Mentions for Region Volleyball!!!!

Congrats- Ayla Young took 1st in Girls Regional Cross Country and 5th in State!!

Sports Checklist prior to starting out!!

  • Athletic fees are due after you make a team, and before competition for cut sports. Non-Cut sports will be due as you join the sport. Info on how to pay the fee can be found on register my athlete.

If you have any questions please feel free to email Mr. Fraughton at casey.fraughton@gilbertschools.net or Mrs. Anderson at robin.anderson@gilbertschools.net

Register My Athlete open for business!

Register my athlete is now open for registrations for the 2021-2022 school year. Please read the announcement when you login for updates on physical requirements. The link is at the bottom of the page or on the parent resources page.




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