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Fall 2023 Sports Recap

Fall 2023 Sports Recap

And with that, the 2023 fall sports season comes to an end. From exciting touchdowns on the football field to soaring aces on the volleyball court and unwavering determination on cross country trails, our student athletes showcased skill, dedication and teamwork throughout their season.

Director of Athletics Mike Walker had a front-row seat to all the excitement. Expressing his heartfelt appreciation, Walker said, "This fall, under the guidance of over 40 incredible coaches, our 17 teams thrived. I am so grateful for these men and women who serve as coaches. Each day, they show up to inspire and challenge our student athletes. God has done marvelous work over the past four months! To our student athletes, thank you for your relentless work and pursuit of excellence. Congratulations on all your success!"

Middle School Director of Athletics Jeff Schroeder emphasizes the importance of laying a solid foundation in our younger student athletes. He states, “At this level, our focus is on developing the fundamental skills while making sure our student athletes enjoy the experience of teamwork. Our coaches are thrilled with the progress we are making and are excited to see these young talents grow into future stars in our athletic program.”


“We define success as faithfulness—being faithful to prepare, coach and play in a God-honoring way to the very best of our abilities. We had a hugely successful season,” said Head Football Coach Beck Brydon. “The Lord allowed adversity to come our way this fall, and I’m proud of the coaching staff and kids who buckled down, rallied around one another and never gave up. 

My sincerest gratitude goes out to our parents, who generously welcomed both Mrs. Brydon and me into the SBS family. I also want to express my sincere appreciation to this senior class--they left an indelible mark on our program this season. The program is in good shape for the future; we're just getting started!"

  • Varsity: Final Record: 8-5, District Record: 5-0, District Champions, State Semi-Finalist
  • JV: 6-4 (first 10-game JV season in school history)
  • Eighth Grade: 7-1, HJPC Champions
  • Seventh Grade: 3-4

In addition to a phenomenal season in varsity football, eighth grade came away from their incredible fall season as HJPC Champions. 


Head Coach Chandace Tryon beamed with pride as she reflected on the accomplishments of the volleyball teams this season. “The dedication and skill displayed by both our upper and middle school programs were truly inspiring,” she stated. Despite facing challenges throughout the season, our varsity team mounted a strong playoff run, showcasing their resilience and determination. I am incredibly proud of each player and deeply grateful for the journey we shared together this season.”

Looking ahead, Coach Tryon expressed her excitement for the future. “These young women are remarkable and I am confident they will continue to grow and reach even greater heights. I am excited to see what the future holds for these amazing athletes."

  • Varsity: Overall: 21-13, District 5-0, 4th in District Round 1 of playoffs
  • JV:  Overall: 13-11, District 7-5
  • Freshman:  Overall: 9-3, District: 9-0
  • Eighth Grade: District 5-5


With an enthusiastic spirit, new Head Coach Megan Eichler embarked on her inaugural season with the cross country team. Leading a young group of student athletes composed of all freshmen and sophomores, Coach Eichler was impressed by their energy and eagerness. “It’s so inspiring to see their enthusiasm for each race,” she shared, “and I am incredibly blessed to witness how the Lord used the sport of distance running to build virtue in the cross country runners.”

Under Coach Eichler’s guidance, the future of the cross country program shines bright. We can’t wait to see how this team grows and triumphs!

  • Sara Griffin ’26 | Top 10 finish in District, All-District honor


Infusing their routines with innovative cheers, chants, and stunts, the SBS cheer team rallied the crowds and amplified school spirit throughout the fall season. Their dedication was driven by a special opportunity: one-on-one training with two NCA instructors.These NCA experts provided invaluable guidance, helping the team refine their skills and master exciting new elements. From formations and jumps to stunts and chants, the cheerleaders incorporated their newfound expertise into new routines that sparked school spirit at games and pep rallies.

"The NCA training was great for the team," shared Head Coach Andrea Spence. "We learned so much and developed a confidence that shows in our performances. I'm incredibly proud of each girl for her dedication and hard work. I am certain they are all excited to continue inspiring our school community with their enthusiasm and talent."

  • Varsity All-American Winners: Gianna Fasanella ‘25, Izzy Millard ‘25, Quin Harder ‘26, 
  • Junior Varsity All-American Winner: Mia Murray ‘25


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