As the winter sports season comes to a close for the 2019-2020 school year, Midlothian High School’s dedicated athletes gear up for the impending spring sports season, including Baseball, Softball, Boys/Girls Tennis, Boys/Girls Soccer, Boys/Girls Lacrosse, and Boys & Girls Track. Winter sports concluded successfully for Midlo students, bringing new experiences, college commitments, and victories.
The Girls Basketball team experienced a period of relentless successes, defeating respected teams, such as George Wythe, Manchester, and James River; they will continue to playoffs to further their esteemed reputation throughout the community. The Boys Basketball team experienced a rough season with starting guard Aidan Marsili, forward Jack Dillion, senior Ben Scott, and senior James Oliver out for injuries, but they hope to strive for improvement and focus on their game play before the next season commences. Midlo’s Wrestling Team will compete at the state competition, with senior John Bolstad ready to compete on behalf of the Trojans his last time. The Boys and Girls Swim Team will continue to the state competition, featuring freshman Courtney Phillips, the only female to compete on behalf of the Girls Swim team. The Ladies Indoor Track team has soared above and beyond, winning Regionals at Henrico High School to earn their place in the state competition, held at Boo Williams Sportsplex.
With the winter sports season coming to a close, the time for Spring Tryouts has arrived. Midlo junior Carter Lovasz, who plays both basketball and baseball, comments on the upcoming transition, sharing, “It is hard with the overlap of the two sports, but I am ready to take on the baseball season. I am very conditioned and ready to perform my best.” The other Midlo spring athletes hope for favorable tryouts, which lead to winning seasons. The 2020 Spring Sports Tryouts Schedule is as follows:
JV: Feb.24-26, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
V: Feb.24-25, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
JV: Feb. 24-26, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
V: Feb. 24-25, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Girls and Boys Tennis
Feb. 24-26, 3:15-5:15 p.m.
JV/V: Feb. 24-25, Monday 3:45-5:30 p.m. and Tuesday/Wednesday 4:15-5:30 p.m.
JV: Feb. 24-26, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
V: Feb. 24-26, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Boys Lacrosse (at River City Sports Complex)
JV: Feb. 24-26, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
V: Feb. 24-26, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
JV/V: Feb. 28, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Feb. 29, 1:00-5:00 p.m., and Mar. 2, 3:45-5:45 p.m.
Feb.24-ongoing, 3:15-5:00 p.m.