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Boys water polo win tournament, many spring sports prepare for season

Weekly Sports Update March 11-24
Jenna Wildt
With his eyes locked on the ball, senior Lucas Tran rises for the kill. Tran was 1st Team All State last year.


At the Liberty-Kansas City Tournament, the Lancers went 2-3. They beat Blue Springs 3-1 and Liberty 8-3. They lost to Platte County 7-5, Liberty North 5-4 and Lee Summit West 8-3. The Lancers have all away games this week. They face Troy Buchanan March 25, Francis Howell North March 27 and Blue Springs South March 28.

Boys Golf 

The Lancers will begin their season, March 27, against Pattonville High School, at the Crystal Springs Golf Course.  

Boys Lacrosse

The Lancers beat Lindbergh 4-1, March 13. Then they would lose against Rockhurst 21-3, March 23. Next week, the Lancers will travel to Eureka March 28 for a Battle of 109 rivalry game. Last year the Lancers won this matchup 10-6. 

Girls Lacrosse

The Lady Lancers’ season officially starts against Francis Howell on March 26. Later this week, they will face Parkway West, on March 28, for their first away game of the season. Last season, the Lady Lancers had a winning season going 12-8. The Lady Lancers finished 2nd in the conference last year and reached the State Quarterfinals last year.  

Girls Soccer

During their previous season, the Lady Lancers had a record of 19-4 and placed 2nd in the Suburban Conference Yellow Pool with sophomore Gen Newell being named the Suburban Yellow Pool Conference Goalkeeper of the Year. Following that, the team won District Championships and placed 3rd in State. Senior Allie Kinner was named All-Region Player of the Year and Head Coach Ryan Butchart was named All-Region Coach of the Year. Now, the Lady Lancers will take on Pattonville at home March 25 at 4:15 p.m., then will travel to Parkway Central March 27. The team will then take on Oakville at home March 28 at 6 p.m.

Boys Tennis

Starting off their season, the Lancers will travel to Lindbergh March 26, then travel to Eureka March 27 for a Battle of 109 rivalry match.The team will then take on Parkway South at home March 28 at 4:15 p.m.

Boys Track 

Lafayette participated in the Rockwood Tri-meet along with Rockwood Summit and Eureka. The meet took place at Eureka on March 15. This was an unofficial track meet and was used as a practice meet for all the teams. This week the team will travel to Marquette for the Mustang Invitational, March 30.

Girls Track

The Lady Lancers also participated in the Rockwood Tri-meet with Summit and Eureka, March 15. While this was a practice meet, this week’s Rockwood Quad will be an official meet. It will be hosted at Marquette, March 28. 

Boys Volleyball

During the previous season, boys volleyball had a record of 26-7 and won Conference Championships. Boys volleyball Head Coach Whitney Ralph was named Conference Coach of the Year and Matt Haefner, Class of 2023,  was named Conference Player of the Year. Pushing forward, the Lancers won District Championships and ended up placing 2nd in state with Haefner, Class of 2023 member Michael Isenberg and seniors Kyle Kubasta and Lucas Tran receiving 1st Team All-State. This season, Kubasta and Tran will be returning to play for the team. Lancers will take on Parkway West at home March 26 at 5:30 p.m. and will also travel to Pattonville, March 27. After that, Lancers will take on Summit at home March 28 at 5:30 p.m. This is also the first year that boys volleyball will be an officially sanctioned sport under MSHSAA.

Boys Water Polo

At the Saxon Tournament, the Lancers went 4-0 and won the tournament. On their way to the title, the Lancers beat Hoffman Estates 18-4, Lincoln-Way West 9-6, Gurnee Warren 15-7 and Schaumburg 10-9. Against Schaumburg, the Lancers made a 4 goal comeback with junior goalie Juan Jimenez scoring a buzzer beater to win the game. Senior Noah Schott scored 22 goals during this four-game stretch. He leads the St. Louis Area in goals with 37 and sophomore Owen Waeckerle leads in assists with 24. The Lancers current record is 5-1 and they will play Parkway Central at home at 5:30 p.m. March 27.

Girls Water Polo

The Lady Lancers lost against Marquette 13-1. They will face Parkway West away March 26 and then Ladue at home March 27. 

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