Lady Knights lose to Hendersonville Christian Academy

Yesterday evening at the Madison Campus Elementary (MCE) gym the girl’s volleyball team lost to Hendersonville Christian Academy (HCA) 3-1.  The overall team record is now 4-4.  The next game is tonight at MCE, starting at 5 pm. Their opponent is Pleasant View Christian.  In the first meeting between the two teams this season, the Lady Knights won that match.

In other MA Athletics news the cross country team participated in the Curry Ingram event.  Both Ian Petersen and Jack Wheeler finished the race with their personal best times. Other MA runners had their best time for the season: Brock, Jake, Jonathan P, Kyle, Will, Devin, Marlana, Rosie and Holly.  Here are the official results.

Boys results Team placement-4th place
17 IAN PETERSON 00:19:46
19 JONATHAN KRAWCHUCK 00:20:12
20 WILL SNIDER 00:20:24
29 JAKE JOHNSON 00:21:16
32 JACK WHEELER 00:21:40
36 CONNER COLLINS 00:21:46
40 JONATHAN PEDRERO 00:22:14
42 BROCK ANDERSON 00:22:48
52 PAX FORDHAM 00:24:35
57 KYLE PETERSON 00:25:26
60 DEVIN STRONG 00:27:08
Girls results Need 4 runners to place
10 MARLANA BELL 00:22:44
14 ROSIE BENOIT 00:26:12
21 HOLLY HARDIN 00:28:04

In golf, our team competed with Pleasant View Christian and lost 164 to 152. Here are our teams scores.

Madison Academy
1.  Josh Hardin 51
2.  Parker Rufo 54
3.  Andre Crayton 59
TOTAL 164

Lady Knights lose at Davidson 3-0

In an afternoon away game the Madison Academy girls volleyball team competed against Davidson Academy and lost 3-0.  This brings their overall record to 4-3.  The next opponent is Hendersonville Christian Academy with the game being played at Madison Campus Elementary gym [MCE],  Monday, September 12, at 5:30pm.  On Tuesday the team plays Pleasant View Christian at 5:00pm in the MCE gym as well.

MA Lady Knights defeat Lancaster Christian Academy

Yesterdays volleyball match between Madison Academy and the Lancaster Christian Academy was won by Madison Academy 3-1.  LCA won the first game however MA came back to win the next three games.  The varsity team’s overall record is 4-2.  The next match is at Davidson Academy, Friday, September 9, at 3:30.  The team is 1-1 in away games.

In other MA Athletics news the cross country team participated in the Curry Ingram Invitational.  In unofficial results the girls finished in first place and the boys in third.

Madison Academy hosts first cross country meet

Yesterday, Madison Academy held its inaugural cross country meet on its campus and Madison Campus Elementary.  Five schools participated in the event. Races were provided for every level: K-2, 3-4, middle school and high school.  The youngest runners ran a distance of 1/2 mile.  The next division ran one mile.  The course length for the middle school is 1.5 miles and high school runners ran a 5K.  The race course took runners just inside the MCE fence line and around the soccer field with the MS participants running two laps and the HS runners 4 laps each.  Ian Petersen finished in first place in the high school race. Here are the official results.

Boys results Team placement-1st place
1 IAN PETERSON 00:20:44:940
2 JONATHAN KRAWCHUCK 00:21:29:162
5 JAKE JOHNSON 00:22:28:72
6 WILL SNIDER 00:22:28:729
7 CONNOR COLLINS 00:23:20:653
8 JACK WHEELER 00:24:03:655
9 JONATHAN PEDRERO 00:24:05:530
12 SPENCER BOSKIND 00:24:37:54
13 BROCK ANDERSON 00:25:29:857
15 PAX FORDHAM 00:26:06:500
17 KYLE PETERSON 00:26:43:752
21 DEVON BARDO 00:43:51:623
Girls results Team placement-1st place
1 BRIANNA UNDERWOOD 00:24:43:956
2 MARLANA BELL 00:26:42:459
3 ROSIE BENOIT 00:28:07:714
4 HOLLY HARDIN 00:30:45:733

In other MA Athletics news the freshmen girls volleyball team played two matches competing with teams from Father Ryan and Ensworth.  Our girls lost both matches and our team is still looking for their first win.

Josh Hardin had a personal best score however the golf team lost to Meroll Hyde.  Our record is now 1-2. Here are the results.

Madison Academy
1.  Josh Hardin 51
2.  Andre Crayton 60
3.  Parker Rufo 63
TOTAL 174

This week in sports

This week the golf team plays two matches.  On Tuesday they play FRCS and on Thursday PVC.  The cross country team has two events this week as well. On Monday they compete on the Curry Ingram course and on Thursday on our very own cross country course here on the campus of Madison Academy and Madison Campus Elementary.  Varsity volleyball plays Tuesday at FRCS.

On Sunday, the girls volleyball hosted the Collegedale Academy team.  Admission was free and there was a pancake breakfast for $5.  The Varsity game was exciting to watch.  Collegedale jumped out to a 2-0 games advantage.  During the third game the momentum changed and the Knights rallied to win the next three games to win the match 3-2.  The JV team lost 2-0.

For current schedules and scores of our teams go to http://knighthawksathletics.com/

MA hosts Volleyball play date

On August 8-9, fourteen girls volleyball teams arrived on campus and competed in a preseason warmup.  Here is a list of the schools that participated.

Christian Community, Collegedale Academy, Davidson Academy, Dayspring Academy, Franklin Classical, Hendersonville Christian, Lead Academy, Madison Academy varsity and jv, Middle TN Heat and Pleasant View varsity and jv.

For results of the Madison Academy teams go to www.knighthawksathetics.com

Night for Knights celebrates athletes

Parents, volunteers, staff and students came together to celebrate those students that in addition to academic work participated in one or more of Madison Academy’s interscholastic sports programs.  Each athlete was awarded a participation medallion.  Coaches Adams, Perkins, Ley and Canas along with Assistant coaches Sonja Underwood and Gabriel Ortiz presented trophies to the athletes they coached.

The two standouts in Cross country were Rosie Benoit and Ian Petersen.  Nathan Johnson made the regionals cut on our swim team.

For the JV girls volleyball the Knight award went to Brianna Burks, the most improved to Julianne Plank, best defensive player Jordan R. Brown, best offensive player Camden Armstrong and MVP was Holly Hardin.  For the varsity girls volleyball team the Knight award went to Christina Mercado, most improved Avery Kroll, Coaches awards to Brianna Underwood and Abigail Anderson with MVP hardware to Morgan Currie.

For the JV boys basketball the Knight award went to Zachary Levinskas, most improved to Jackson Webb, coaches award to Beau Rodrigquez and Joshua Hardin with MVP award going to Ian Petersen.  For the varsity boys basketball team the Knight award was given to Ben Shepherd, most improved to Langston Martinez, coaches award went to Nathan Johnson and Tony Adalla with MVP going to Tyrell Gentle.  The girls varsity basketball team also was recognized.  The Knight award went to Julianne Plank, most improved Jordan Walker, coaches awards went to Sara Adalla, Brianna Underwood and Abigail Anderson with MVP honors awards to Morgan Currie.

Golf and tennis were new additions to the athletic mix this year at Madison Academy.  Out top golf players were Kristina Levinskas and Joshua Hardin. In tennis the Knight award was given to Jackson Webb, the most improved to Osiris Garcia and Jackson Webb.  The top performers were Camden Armstrong and Nathan Johnson.

In soccer the Knight award went to Moises Canas, most improved to Brianna Underwood and Jordan Kittles.  The coaches awards went to Alex Watson, Cy Durias, Tyrell Gentle, Mike Downs and Morgan Currie with MVP honors awarded to Moises Canas

The athlete of the year are Morgan Currie and Tyrell Gentle.

The evening was enhanced even more with food and decorations organized by Mrs. Vicki Anderson.

Girls Volleyball Tryouts and Practice Starting for 2016-17 season

Girls volleyball practice tryouts are this Sunday at 6pm. Volleyball Schedule Sun, May 8th: 6pm Tryouts Mon, May 9th 5pm, Practice Sun, May 15th 6pm, Practice If you have any questions please contact Coach Perkins at jperkins@mcesda.org , (210) 845-6445.

NACA Tournament ends today

The National Association of Christian Athletes tournament concludes today.  The varsity girls volleyball team was seeded 9th and won their first match against Heritage, TN., however #2 seeded Real Life handed the Lady Knights their first loss in the next round.  Still alive in the double elimination tournament the Knights faced Chattanooga A.  Madison lost both games, so the team finished its season.  Looking back the team has much to be thankful for–the first ever winning season at 13-5.

The Madison Academy soccer team defeated Real Life 2-1 and advanced to the next round.  Their opponent is Spring Valley Academy (SVA) and they are seeded at #7.  Madison Academy was defeated by SVA 2-0 and by Grace 7-1.  Hearing through the grapevine that our kids are enjoying the experience, especially the worships.

Abigail Anderson and Nathan Johnson were selected to the all tournament Division 3 team.

To keep track of the teams schedule and brackets go to the NACA site.    For up to date scores go to the NACA Facebook page. They have the most up to date information and live-stream some of the events. For scores and stats of all the MA sports teams go to the combined Madison Academy and Madison Campus Elementary athletic website.

Teams placed in Division 3 at NACA

The National Association of Christian Athletes tournament begins today.  After pool play yesterday both the volleyball team and the soccer team were placed in Division 3.  The volleyball team is seeded 9th out of 10 teams and the soccer team is seeded 3rd out of 9 teams in their respective sports. To keep track of the teams schedule and brackets go to the NACA site.    For up to date scores go to the NACA Facebook page. They have the most up to date information and live-stream some of the events.

Volleyball Division 3: #1 Ezekiel, #2 Real Life, #3 Columbus, #4 Chattanooga A, #5 Pathway, #6 Grace, #7 Heritage, TN, #8 Forest Lake, #9 Madison Academy, #10 Haywood.

Soccer Division 3: #1 Legacy, #2 Forest Lake, #3 Madison Academy, #4 New Covenant, #5 Kings, #6 Real Life, #7 Spring Valley Academy, #8 Grace-Florida, #9 RCA.

Volleyball Soccer
#7 Heritage, TN vs #9 Madison     [1-2,  Win] #3 Madison vs #6 Real Life   [2-1, Win]
 #9 Madison vs #2 Real Life     [0-2, Loss]
 #4 Chattanooga A vs #9 Madison

For scores and stats of all the MA sports teams go to the combined Madison Academy and Madison Campus Elementary athletic website.