The Trumbull High School Gymnastics team competed in the FCIAC championship on Saturday, February 10th, at Westhill High School in Stamford. The Eagles scored a 143.65, which landed them second place to Greenwich's 144.0. The Trumbull team was led by Seniors Samantha Markland and Natalie Smerling. Markland placed second on Vault (9.4) and Floor (9.4), first on Bars (9.3) and Beam (9.4), and second All-Around (37.5). Smerling placed fifth on Vault (9.2), sixth on Bars (8.75), tied for third on Beam (9.0), fourth on floor (9.2), and fourth All-Around (36.15). Junior Merritt Stevenson placed sixth on Vault (9.1) and Floor (9.0), eighth on Bars (8.6), third on Beam (9.0), and fifth All-Around (35.75). Markland, Smerling, and Stevenson landed a spot as First Team All FCIAC. Sophomores Ashleigh Johnson and Olivia Hogan tied for ninth place on Beam (8.2). Johnson finished seventh on Bars (8.7) and Floor (9.0), and placed ninth in the All-Around (34.15). Hogan placed thirteenth on Vault (8.35). Sophomore Gillian Primavera placed twelfth on Beam (7.9). Johnson, Hogan, and Primavera earned Second Team All FCIAC. Freshman Rachel Kapteina, Dale Kivits, and Allie Koch also competed for the Eagles. The Eagles will go on to compete at the State Championship Competition on Saturday, February 24th, at Pomperaug High School.
The Trumbull Girls Basketball Program hosted "Thank a Teacher Night". As a part of a special pre-game ceremony, players and coaches invited teachers that had a significant impact on them, and said a few kinds words about them.