Last night in the Madison Academy gymnasium the Booster Club provided a light dinner and the coaches gave out awards to their players. At the conclusion of the event, Sarah Adalla and Ian Petersen were announced as the Madison Academy Athletes of the year. This event was live streamed for those who could not attend in person. To see the archived program go to our Madison Academy Online channel on youtube channel.
West Academy competed with Madison Academy for the Tennessee Christian Athletics Association [TNCAA] championship on the campus of Madison Academy, the host for this year’s soccer tournament Monday night at 6:00 pm after the original game and time got rescheduled because of weather concerns. Madison scored first in the opening minutes of the match however West scored the equalizer shortly thereafter. Madison went ahead later in the game scoring another two goals. West continued to attack and was awarded a penalty kick and another kick just in front of the goal to tie the game. The teams ended regulation play tied at 3-3. The game was extended with two ten minute periods and a five-minute intermission. The first overtime period was scoreless but West Academy scored 3 goals in the second overtime period and won the championship 6-3. The Madison Academy team played with heart and played well through adversity.
In a windy, overcast day, the first round of the Tennessee Christian Athletics Association was played at Madison Academy. The first match was between Madison and Lancaster Academy. Ian Petersen scored the first goal of the match shortly after the game began. The teams battled for the rest of the first period before Lancaster scored the equalizer towards the end of the 1st period. In the final period, the Knights scored three unanswered goals and won 4-1.
Last week the Knights competed with Dayspring Academy and won that match 8-2.
In a rare pleasant evening game, the Madison soccer team traveled to Dayspring Academy and won the match 5-2. The tennis team had a double header playing West Academy and later Dayspring Academy winning 8 out of the 14 matches. For full details go to the MA-MCE Athletics web page.
The soccer match yesterday with United Christian Academy at their school was moved up an hour to try and get the game in before a rainstorm arrived. The teams were able to play however Madison lost 4-3. The Knight player to score all three goals was Ian Petersen: one penalty kick and assists from Ryan Downs and Spencer Boskind.
For all the schedules and scores for our soccer and tennis teams go to knighthawks athletics.
On Tuesday, in an indoor tennis match with Mount Judea High School, the Madison Academy team won 2-0. On the same day, the soccer team played at home competing against Pleasant View Christian but lost 4-1.
The varsity girls volleyball team concluded its season at the Union College Invitational 2016. The team won five out of seven games and placed 5th overall. For the season the team finished with a record of 12-10. Union College live-streamed all the matches. Many of the Madison community watched at school or at home and pulled for the team. The matches are still available online.
The soccer team traveled to Union College as well. They played a man down for the first nine minutes of each game in memory of their classmate and friend Tyrell Gentle. The team unanimously won the spirit award. The team played Campion Academy to a tie, the only team to do so the entire tournament.
Union College Invitational 2016
Watch the volleyball games online
|Thursday, October 20||Greater Miami vs Madison Academy 10:30am||W (2-0)|
|Madison vs Collegedale 2:45pm||L (2-0)|
|Madison vs Dakota 9:00pm||W (2-0)|
|Friday, Oct. 21 – Seeded Pool Play (seeded 4th)||Madison vs College View 8:45am||W (2-0)|
|Madison vs Campion 10:00am||L (2-0)|
|Saturday, Oct. 22 – Championship Tournament Bracket||Madison vs North Dallas 7:30pm||W (2-0)|
|Madison vs College View 8:45pm||W (2-1)|
|Thursday, October 20||Madison vs North Dallas 12:15||W (1-0)|
|Midland vs Madison 3:45||L (1-0)|
|Friday, October 21||Campion vs Madison 8:45a||Tie (0-0)|
|Championship Tournament Bracket||Madison vs Mile High 3:45pm||L|
|Saturday, October 22||Madison vs Maplewood 9:15pm||L|
Yesterday, the girls varsity volleyball team played an away match at Lancaster Christian Academy and won 3-1. The team’s overall record improves to 7-8. The team travels to Lincoln, Nebraska to participate in the volleyball tournament at Union College. They will play three games Thursday: 1030am Greater Miami vs Madison, 245pm Madison vs Collegedale and 9pm Madison vs Dakota. The results of Thursdays games will determine seeding for Friday’s games. For a complete schedule and to watch online go to the Union College Invitational webpage.
The Madison Academy Soccer team will also travel to Lincoln, NE and participate in the Union College Invitational. The first game is Thursday, at 1215pm Madison vs North Dallas, 345pm Midland vs Madison. Friday the team will play at 845am Campion vs Madison. These are games to determine seeding. To follow the teams progress go the Union College Invitational webpage.
All the Madison Academy athletes will also tour the campus and consider the career options offered at Union College.