Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s School competes in eSports

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St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Is. in Savannah 

For the first time ever, St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Is. in Savannah is participating in eSports,multiplayer video game competitions. The team is currently ranked 9th out of 438 teams. Their record is 15-2 and play continues this Thursday against Odyssey Charter School of Palm Beach, Fla.

The team is coached by math teacher Nick Broom and competes against teams along the Eastern Seaboard through PlayVS, the official scholastic high school and college esports league.

“ESports is similar to any traditional sport at school,” said Nick Broom. “We work as a team, develop strategies, and compete against other schools with the added benefit of no travel time.”

The St. Andrew’s team competes in Rocket League, a vehicular soccer video game. The game is designed for play in teams of three. Team members include Maclean Babcock ’23, Cameron Beke ’23, William Garguilo ’23, Joe Kinsey ’23, and Richard Witbeck ’23.

Esports is a fast-growing competitive outlet for high schools and colleges nationwide. According to the National Association of Collegiate Esports, more than 170 U.S. colleges have varsity esports programs and are offering around $16 million per year in scholarships.

St. Andrew’s is an independent, International Baccalaureate World School offering the Diploma Program. The school inspires young people age three through grade 12 with a hands-on, experiential approach to learning. For more info, visit

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941 ext 452, , email On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a advertiser.

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