The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

The official student newspaper of Walter Johnson High School

The Pitch

Wildcats bounce back by annihilating Blazers
Wildcats bounce back by annihilating Blazers
Joshua Singer, Print Editor-in-Chief • April 15, 2024
Girls lacrosse played the Walt Whitman Vikings on Friday April 5 in an intense contest. Even with much effort and determination, the Cats were unable to tie the game and fell 6-5 to the Vikings.
Cats crush Bulldogs, marginally fall to Vikings
Lily Tapparo, Senior Sports Editor • April 7, 2024
Senior captain Sami Rosenberg sets up to pitch against the Churchill Bulldogs on Tuesday, April 9. The Wildcats beat the Bulldogs 10-2 with Rosenberg striking out 11 batters. (Courtesy Lydia Stelnyk)
Softball knocks Barons out of the park, doubles down on Bulldogs
Anna Zucconi, Online Sports Editor • April 10, 2024
Junior attacker Ryan Gardner assesses the field before making an offensive push towards the net.
Boys' lacrosse week in review
Mateus Bouquet, Print Sports Editor • April 8, 2024
Vance Bonior sails over the high jump bar at the MPSSAA 4A West Region Championships. Bonior finished 2nd in the high jump, jumping five feet and 10 inches. Although I had a bit of a disappointing high jump, I was fortunate enough to qualify for states, Bonior said. (Courtesy Vance Bonior)
Vance Bonior reaches new heights in his dual dominance of high jump, shot put
Ben Kim, Senior Opinion Editor • March 21, 2024
Senior Peter Hristov serves on for set point against B-CC. The Wildcats ended up winning the set 27-25. We just kept our energy calm and collected. We didn’t get too rowdy. We wanted to stay as calm as possible and make sure their attacks weren’t bringing us down, senior captain Victor Goerlitz said.
Wildcats defeat Barons, improve to 5-1
Joshua Singer, Print Editor-in-Chief • April 15, 2024
Washington Spirit and Portland Thorns set up a throw in for a chance to score. The Spirit welcomed a new coach and new management this season. (Courtesy Ivanka Weerasinghe)
Washington Spirit to start 2024 season
Emma Matalia, Staff Writer • March 22, 2024
Donta Scott jumps for the opening tip-off from Maryland vs. Minnesota in College Park, Maryland. Scott averaged 11 points for the Terps this year but that wasnt enough as the Terps fell to a 16-17 record. (Courtesy Patrick Rouin via Wikimedia Commons)
Maryland Basketball travels into a disappointing season
William Murphy, Photography Editor • March 21, 2024
The Washington Capitals celebrate a decisive win against the Chicago Blackhawks, their first game following the trade deadline. The Capitals are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games.
Future uncertain for Capitals following trade deadline
Seyun Park and Mia Halper March 11, 2024
The FedEx field stadium today seats 58,000 fans, though it once had a max capacity of 91,000 people in 2011 when its home football team was still the Washington Redskins, not the Commanders (Courtesy Staff Sgt. Patrick Evenson via Wikimedia Commons).
FedEx Field: It’s time for Harris, Washington to seriously invest or relocate
Brady MacBride, Staff Writer • March 5, 2024
The All-Star game will be played in Indianapolis on Feb.18. WIth the three-point contest starting at 8. p.m.
NBA, WNBA stars face off in 3-point contest
Mateus Bouquet, Print Sports Editor • February 15, 2024
Fans fill up Capital One arena to cheer on their favorite local sports team. The Washington Capitals (and Washington Wizards) have played in this arena for 27 years, but soon this will no longer be where fans cheer for them.
Caps skate, Wizards dribble into Virginia for 2028 arena plan
Lily Fisher, Senior Feature Editor • February 1, 2024
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Junior Miram Elag hits a volley against B-CC on Monday. Elag, along with freshman Zoe Rojas, were the number one doubles pair against B-CC. They won their match in straight sets (6-3, 6-1), helping the Wildcats to sweep the Barons to remain undefeated. (Courtesy Mia Milicevic)
Girls' tennis slam opponents in start to season
Jeremy Silberglied, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024
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