Reflecting on a Stellar Spartan Basketball Season

About the 2021 Spartan Basketball season, our coaches had plenty of positive things to say:

We saw a resurgence of the girls program, led by a group of Juniors (Eliza Blanning, Stazi Salazar, Daisy Neyman, and Liv Kuijper) and some talented newcomers (transfer Hannah Witkoff and Freshmen Maisa Volk and Megan Blanning). The Spartans will return a strong core of players that grew throughout this season. They look to add some talented 8th graders to the mix next year to make a strong push at a league title next year!

The boys team continued to accept tough challenges again this year, and for the third consecutive season, they made State contention post-season play. The Spartan boys are losing a couple of valuable seniors (Kobi McMillen, Jack Carr, and Alex Reynolds-Scheel), but are returning a strong core of players that are hungry for bigger things. Led by the Junior class (Will McHenry,  Dylan Quinn, Lucas Lewis, Izzak Hayes-Rogoff, Jonah Carr, and Jasper Pastor), this Spartan team is battle-tested and will be ready to make its mark next year in our league and in the state!

In the Coaches’ Words

Overall, this year’s basketball season was such a huge success, considering up until mid-December there was no guarantee of a season due to Covid restrictions. We are so very proud of all of our student athletes for their hard work and commitment to our school and sports program!

“We had a great season—something to build upon—not just for our team but for our school. The future is bright for DWS Girls Basketball.”
—Brian Davis, Denver Waldorf Girls Basketball Head Coach

“Our boys team fought through a tough season of uncertainty and made it to the State Tournament playing and giving their all. We look forward to growing in the off-season and coming back stronger than ever.”
—Michael Quinn, Denver Waldorf Boys Basketball Head Coach

All League Awards

We would also like to acknowledge a few players who were recognized for their achievements on the court by other coaches with the league. All League Awards are a breakdown of the top players in the league (1st team the the top 5 players in the league, 2nd team represents at top 10 player in the league and Honorable Mention represents players in the top 10-18 players).

1st Team All-League

Will McHenry

2nd Team All-League

Eliza Blanning

Honorable Mention

Dylan Quinn
Hannah Witkoff
Maisa Volk

Congratulations on a great year! GO SPARTANS!