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Athletics

Achievements & Hall of Fame

Athletic Hall of Fame

The Forsyth Country Day School Athletic Department and Forsyth Athletic Hall of Fame committee are proud to announce the three members of the 2017 Fury Athletic Hall of Fame: Shane Bechtold ’00, Stout Watson ’11, and Alex Yates ’02.
 
Shane Bechtold ’00
Shane, a track and field athlete and soccer player, earned the following distinctions while at FCDS:
  • Six-time NCISAA State Champion in 100, 200, and 400 meters
  • Twelve-time PACIS Champion in 100, 200, 400, and Relays
  • Three-time PACIS Track and Field Athlete of The Year
  • FCDS Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year
  • Nike Indoor All-American
  • All-PACIS and NCISAA All-State Soccer Player
 
Shane graduated FCDS holding records in the 100, 200, and 400 meter races and earned a track scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill. He still holds FCDS and state records in the 400 meters.
 
Stout Watson ’11
Wrestler Stout Watson earned the following honors while at Forsyth:
  • Six-time PACIS Conference Individual Champion
  • Four-time NCISAA Individual State Champion
  • Two-time National Prep School All-American
  • Six-time Team PACIS Champion
  • Three-time NCISAA Team State Champion
  • NC State Games and Freestyle & Greco State Champion
 
Stout went on to wrestle for four years at the United States Naval Academy.
 
Alex Yates ’02
Alex Yates distinguished himself as a golfer at FCDS in the following ways:
  • Two-time NCISAA Individual State Champion
  • Two-time NCISAA Team State Champion
  • Two-time PACIS Conference Champion
  • Four-time PACIS All-Conference selection
  • Three-time NCISAA All-State
  • Future Collegians World Tour Honorable Mention All-American
 
Alex earned a four-year scholarship to Wake Forest University.
 

Achievements

It’s a special experience to represent your school in interscholastic competition. There’s a deep sense of pride and accomplishment.
 
We are proud of all of our student athletes and honor their legacy.

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  • Athletics State Championships

    1974
    Golf
    1979
    Girls’ Track
    1979
    Boys’ Soccer
    1980
    Boys’ Soccer
    1982
    Volleyball
    1984
    Boys’ Basketball
    1984
    Golf
    1984
    Girls' Track
    1986
    Girls' Cross-Country
    1988
    Volleyball
    1991
    Boys' Soccer
    1992
    Girls' Cross-Country
    1993
    Volleyball
    1994
    Volleyball
    2000
    Girls' Soccer
    2000
    Boys' Cross-Country
    2000
    Girls' Track
    2000
    Girls' Tennis
    2000
    Golf
    2001
    Golf
    2001
    Girls' Soccer
    2003
    Girls' Track
    2004
    Boys' Tennis
    2005
    Boys' Tennis
    2006
    Wrestling
    2006
    Golf
    2006
    Boys' Tennis
    2006
    Girls’ Cross Country
    2006
    Boys’ Soccer
    2007
    Wrestling
    2007
    Boys' Track and Field
    2007
    Boys' Soccer
    2008
    Wrestling
    2009
    Wrestling
    2011
    Baseball
    2012
    Girls' Swimming
    2013
    Boys' Golf
    2015
    Softball
    2016
    Boys' Lacrosse
  • Famous Athletic Alumni

    Tim Cooper ’79All-American
    Bobby Emken ’81All-American
    Alex Black ’93All-American
    Blake Russell ’93Reebok-sponsored athlete
    Suzanne Black Hill ’96All-American
    Nick Iannuzzi ’00All-American
    Andrew Iannuzzi ’02All-American
    Ryan Hsu ’04All-American
    Wells Thompson '04New England Revolution
    Eric Nadeau ’06All-American