Girls lacrosse advance to Elite Eight in playoffs, track and field sectionals postponed

Weekly Sports Update May 16-May 22


Junior Kennedy Bryce attempts to get the ball into the goal against Cor Jessuit May 20. The Lancers ended with a overall season record of 18-4-1.



The Lancers took on Marquette in the first round of Districts May 16 and lost, 15-2. Junior Jackson Weidner hit a home run during the game, driving in one of the two Lancer runs in the game. The other run for the Lancers was driven in by junior Tripp Johns. The Lancers finished their season with an overall 14-16 record, finishing under .500 for the first time since the 2012-2013 school year.

Boys Lacrosse

Ending the week May 20, the Lancers took on Holt for the District Quarterfinals but lost, 15-7. With the season officially over, the Lancers had an overall season record of 7-10. Junior Mike Hemphill, who played long-stick midfielder throughout the season, said his favorite part from this season was getting the spirit up for game days. “My favorite part of the season was the game day warm-ups and getting loud on game days,” Hemphill said.

Girls Lacrosse

After a rain delay for their first game of the playoffs, the Lancers faced Westminster May 22 and won, 15-5, which is the exact score the Lancers won by in their game against Westminster on April 27. The top scorers of the game were senior Ansley Hails and junior Kara Niewoehner, each of whom scored four goals. The Lancers will continue on to the Elite Eight on May 24, where they will play against the winner of the Rockwood Summit and Marquette game taking place May 23.

Boys Golf

On May 17, in the MSHSAA State Tournament, Tripp Sanfelippo placed 14th with a score of 150 strokes and was six over par, achieving All-State status. Kyle Rinkenberger placed 17th, with a score of 151 strokes and was seven over par, only one stroke shy of All-State status.

Girls Soccer

The Lancers started off strong, winning the District Quarterfinal, 3-0 against Parkway South May 16, then won the District Semi-Final with a 4-0 win against Cor Jesu May 17, they were unable to beat Nerinx Hall in the MSHSAA Girls Soccer District Championship Game May 20. Interrupted by a tornado warning on May 19, the game was rescheduled for May 20 and took place at Lafayette, ending with a close score, 2-1. Senior Rylee Howard made the last goal of the season for the team, holding a 1-1 tie until Nerinx was able to score another goal in double overtime. The team ended the season with an overall score of 18 wins, 4 losses and 1 tie.

Track and Field

Both the boys and girls track and field team was supposed to be competing in the MSHSAA Sectional Meet May 21, however due to inclement weather conditions it was postponed. The rescheduled date will be May 23.

Boys Volleyball

In their last week of their season, the Lancers competed in Districts, which is best out of five sets. They took on the Francis Howell Vikings May 16, sweeping them four sets, with sophomore Kyle Kubasta leading the team with four points. The team played the Vianney Golden Griffins May 17, getting swept in three sets. In the final game of the season, the team faced off against the SLUH Jr. Billikens in the State Quarterfinals, getting swept in three sets. This game brought the final season record to 19-11.