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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week Mattie Harris of Calvary Day School - 09.19.2015

This week’s Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete is freshman Cross Country Runner Mattie Harris of Calvary Day School
Back on August 29th, Mattie Harris finished second overall in the varsity cross country girls race at the Savannah Arts Academy/Fleet Feet Sports Saucony XC Kickoff Classic, which is the first cross-country race of the season for our local teams.
Mattie only a freshman at Calvary Day School recorded her personal best of 18:58.80 over the 5k course in Daffin Park. Harris was the first local prep runner to cross the finish line, and the closest Savannah runner came in with a time of almost a minute slower. Mattie is coached by her dad Steve Harris who teaches Math and also coaches the Calvary Day School wrestling team.
Mattie has also been recognized by for her accomplishment at this meet. Harris was named the fastest freshman girl runner in Georgia. also posted that Mattie has the 13th quickest 5K time for a freshman girl in the U.S. this season as of September 17th.. “My goal was to break 19 minutes this year,” said Mattie. “I want to run for a Division I program after high school.” You can bet right now Mattie will reach her dream because of her dedication and hard work to get better. Remember she is only a freshman.

Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week Joshua Woodley of Bethesda Academy - 09.12.2015

The week of September 12, 2015  Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the week was senior Football player Joshua Woodley of Bethesda Academy

Joshua has been the starting quarterback and free safety for the Bethesda Academy football program for the last three seasons. Woodley also is part of the Blazers Championship basketball team and track program. "Josh's athletic ability is key to his success in all three sports," said Head Football Coach Antwan Turner.
In the first four weeks of the season, Woodley has been a key to why the Blazers are undefeated. In a big win over cross-town rival Memorial Day School, Josh threw for 218 yards and a touchdown and was instrumental in the Blazers offense. Bethesda had 458 total yards, which included four rushing touchdown and one passing as Woodley connected with Zack Askew, to set the tone of game as Askew never looked back on a 65-yard touchdown reception as Blazers took the lead, as they beat Memorial Day 32-20.

“Josh is a hard worker. He works at getting better at quarterback all the time,” said Coach Antwan Turner. “Josh has grown tremendously on and off the field, and he is the leader any coach would want at the quarterback position or any position on the team.

Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week Sydney Sanders of St. Vincent’s Academy - 08.29.2015

The week of August 29, 2015  Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the week was  St. Vincent’s senior Volleyball Player Sydney Sanders

After the first eight games of the season Sydney led the Saint’s volleyball team in assists with 170. Assists are key to the game of volleyball, because the ball goes through the setter who passes, sets or digs the ball to a teammate resulting in an attack for a successful point. Then the setter is awarded an assist. Sanders has been the player for the Saints where the ball goes through her for her team to score points.

Furthermore, Sanders is a big part as the Saint’s Volleyball program which is ranked 3rd in the Georgia High School State rankings by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as of this writing. “Sydney is a very versatile athlete, and she works hard at each sport she participates in and works just as intensely in the classroom," said St. Vincent’s Athletic Director Dawn Odom. “She has played varsity golf, volleyball, and basketball. She is an exceptional student athlete.” 

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