Home game vs Ireton (3/14) has been rescheduled for Tuesday 3/22 for both teams. JV home game vs. Georgetown Visitation (3/15) has been rescheduled for Tuesday 4/26.
Varsity bounced back strong after their loss on Wednesday to beat Oakton 5 - 3 on Thursday. Freshmen Olivia Mock went 4 - 4 with three stolen bases and Junior Amanda Emerson went 2 - 4 with two RBIs. Carleigh Murphy and Theresa Boyd, both freshmen, dominated on the mound. Great way to end the week! Next game is away at St. Mary's Ryken on Monday at 4pm.
Varsity statistics page (updated 3/20)
JV won their game against Carroll 22 - 4. Their next game is away at St. Mary's Ryken on Monday at 5:30pm.
Keep an eye out for weather updates by tracking the information on the schedule page or the Twitter page.
About the Program
Paul VI fields a Varsity and JV softball team. Both teams play a WCAC schedule and also play games against top public schools in the area. The Lady Panthers have finished in the top five of the WCAC twelve out of the last 13 years and have finished in the top five in VISSA VA State Rankings every year since 1999. Paul VI's softball team has won over 200 games since 1998 and has won 15 or more games 9 out of the last 10 years. The attributes that set Paul VI softball apart are: hustle, determination, teamwork, positive attitudes and good sportsmanship. Paul VI softball players respect their coaches, opponents, and umpires and are not ashamed to give thanks to God for the blessings bestowed on them.
The philosophy of the Paul VI softball program builds upon the mission of the school by developing student-athletes that are well-rounded young women. This is done by promoting teamwork, sportsmanship, and faith.
Players for PVI support their teammates by encouraging each other and playing each game for the name on the front of their uniform. Being a student first, PVI players aim for their best in the classroom and expect nothing less. They know that in the game of softball, just as in life, there will be hardships and losses. However, they know that what is important is the lessons learned from them. The values they learn on the field, such as loyalty, teamwork, and faith, allow them to become well-rounded young women that will continue to "grow in grace and wisdom."
About Paul VI Catholic High School
The mission of Paul VI Catholic High School is to provide an excellent Catholic education to young men and women by affording them the means to achieve spiritual, intellectual, personal, social, and physical development according to the teachings of the Gospel and St. Francis de Sales. Paul VI Catholic High School is committed to graduating responsible, moral, service-oriented young adults who will continue to “grow in grace and wisdom."
Paul VI Catholic High School, established in 1983, is one of four secondary schools in the highly regarded Arlington Diocesan school system. From an original enrollment of 350 students, Paul VI has grown to a current capacity of 1,000 young men and women who seek the excellent and well-rounded educational experience that PVI offers.
With its challenging academic curriculum, distinguished performance and fine arts programs, outstanding sports, and wide-ranging extracurricular activities, Paul VI is recognized as one of the finest college preparatory schools in the region. Above all, its unique character fosters a dedication to the inherent and singular value of each individual. PVI seeks to inspire and challenge each student in small classroom settings and, in turn, looks to them to carry forth its mission to grow in grace and wisdom.