RE sailing team finishes season with top results in national championships
Ransom Everglades' sailing team earned fifth- and seventh-place finishes in a pair of national championships, concluding a stellar season that included a first place in the South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association rankings. Under the direction of coach Joe Logan and assistant Omari Scott, the Raiders finished fifth in the Baker Team Racing National Championship in Deephaven, Minn., May 20-21, then claimed seventh at the Mallory Doublehanded National Championships in Toms River, N.J., June 3-4.
At the Mallory championships, RE was led by the A division team of Jackson McAliley ’23, Ian Fox ’24, Manolo Campos ’25, Sophia Adams’ 23, Evelyn Yu ’24, and Christine Keedy Brown ’24. RE's B division team of Griggs Diemar ’25 and Violet Martin ’24 also performed well, finishing third in their division. At the Baker championships, RE was led by skippers Diemar, Fox and McAliley and crew Martin, Keedy Brown, Yu and Campos.
In the SAISA South Points events, Ransom Everglades won three regattas, finished second in three, and posted just one third-place finish. The Raiders finished with 83 points to finish first in the field of 21 schools, topping second-place St. Thomas Aquinas High (74) and third-place Gulliver Prep (71).
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.