Monticello finished 16th out of over 50 Virginia High School League Class 3 schools in the running for the 2018-2019 Athletics Wells Fargo Cup.
Monticello was fourth among 16 Region 3C schools, behind only Western Albemarle (1st), Heritage-Lynchburg (8th) and Spotswood (13th). Other local/regional schools include Fluvanna (20th), William Monroe (21st), Brookville (23rd), Turner Ashby (26th), Liberty-Bedford (27th), Fort Defiance (38th), Rustburg and Waynesboro (tied-39th).
The Mustangs’ Wells Fargo Cup points were led by Girls Soccer’s first state semifinal appearance. Other Monticello teams accruing points were Girls Swim/Dive (4th in Class 3 state meet), Field Hockey (Class 3 state quarterfinalists), Girls Lacrosse (Class 4 state quarterfinalists) and Girls Cross Country (8th in Class 3 state meet).
First awarded in 1990, the Wells Fargo Cup represents the schools in each VHSL classification that have achieved the best overall records in VHSL state-level competition in 27 sports. Six cups are presented, one for academic activities and one for athletics, in each of VHSL’s six enrollment classifications. Wells Fargo Cup winners are determined by a point system based on performance in VHSL state championship events.