Fall Sports Finale


The Head of the Charles Regatta on October 22, 2022. Photo credit: The Boston Calendar

As always, HMHS’s fall sports teams were hard at work beginning in early July, way before their seasons started. Their time and effort has certainly paid off! Check out Kathryn Ward’s article for a close look into each team’s records during the fall.

Below is a brief rundown of each team’s season: 


Boys Cross Country

The boys kept their dual meet streak going- they have not lost a single one since 1997. They went on to take the Conference, Sectional, and Group 2 team titles, with senior George Andrus taking the individual win in the Sectional and Group meets. At Meet of Champions, they secured their spot as the sixth-fastest team in New Jersey and Villanova-bound Andrus finished fourth individually. They will continue their season at the Nike Northeast Regionals at Bowdoin Park in New York on November 26th, racing as a club team (since no school-sponsored races take place after the Meet of Champions). 


Girls Cross Country

The girls also went undefeated in dual meets this year. They also won the team title at the Bowdoin XC Classic and took third in the Eastern States at the Manhattan invitational. During the championship season, they won the team Conference, Camden County, Sectional, and Group 2 team titles, with junior Ava Thomas taking the individual wins in the Conference and Sectional races. They also shattered the record for the fastest team average ever at DREAM Park at Sectionals. At Meet of Champions, they established themselves as the second-fastest team in New Jersey, the highest placement ever at an NJSIAA-sponsored Meet of Champions in Haddonfield history. They, like the boys, will attend the Nike Northeast Regionals.


Crew (Co-ed)

Though there are fewer regattas in the fall than the spring, the HMHS crew team still competed at several and did very well! They started their season at the Ocean City Head Race, and also had boats qualify for and race at the Navy Day Regatta, Head of the Charles in Boston (one of, if not, the biggest regattas in the county), Head of the Schuylkill, Frostbite Regatta, and Bill Braxton Regatta. They will begin their winter training soon to prepare for their spring competition!


Field Hockey

As usual, the field hockey team had an incredible season. Highlights included two nail-biting playoff wins in double overtimes over Cinnaminson and Seneca, and senior goalie and Rider-commit Moira Geiger being named the number one goalie in New Jersey. Unfortunately they lost the sectional game to Point Pleasant Borough, but their overall record was 13-8-1, which is very impressive!



The boys had a great season, with a current record of 6-3. While their playoff season ended after a tough 13-14 loss against Gloucester City, they still have one game remaining- they will conclude with their annual Thanksgiving Day game against Haddon Heights. The game will be held at home this year at 11 a.m. Be sure to come support them, see the Marching Band, Dance Team, and Color Guard perform, and watch the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen.

Boys Soccer

They boys had a fantastic season, with final record of 11-6-1. They won their first playoff game 1-0 against Lindenwold and advanced to the Sectional Championship against Delran. They did lose that game 2-4, but overall, they still had a highly successful season. 


Girls Soccer

This team had an awesome season, with an impressive record of 12-8. They won their first playoff game in double overtime over Delran, thus advancing to the Sectional Championship game. They lost the sectional game to Seneca 2-4, but they still had a wonderful season and despite losing many seniors, including Holy Cross-bound Allison Tighe, Allison Baxter, and Thea Spellmeyer, they are due for another great one next year!


Girls Tennis

Led by one of the top high school tennis coaches of all time, Mr. Holman, the girls won their 22nd consecutive sectional title this year. They ended their season at the state championship, but their season was still amazing- they finished with a record of 19-5! Senior Sammy Sirover won the Colonial Conference Girls Tennis Tournament and Lucinda Andrewes, also a senior, was the runner-up.