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Girls swim and wrestling win Invitationals, boy wrestling take 5th consecutive Conference title

Weekly Sports Update Jan 23-29
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After beating her Eureka opponent, senior Mera Flores holds her hand up in victory. Flores also finished 2nd in the Lindbergh Invitational later that week. Flores believes she’s grown as a wrestler this season. “I think [I’ve improved]. I feel like I’m more confident when I’m taking shots, going for a takedown,” Flores said.

Boys Basketball

The Lancers had no games last week. This week, they will have an away game at Oakville Jan. 31 and face Ladue at home Feb. 2. Their current record is 4-13.

 

Girls Basketball

Last week, the Lady Lancers lost to Clayton 60-41. This week, they will play Parkway West Jan. 30 and Ladue Feb. 2. Their current record is 4-15.

 

Hockey

The Lancers won both their games last week, beating Rockwood Summit 5-2 and Parkway West 3-1. Their current record is 11-7-2. They will head to playoffs this weekend, the game schedule will be released later this week.

 

Boys Wrestling
The Lancers beat Eureka 48-30, securing their fifth consecutive Conference Championship. Coming off their win, they placed 9th in the Kyle Thrasher Tournament last weekend. Senior Dylan Rother finished 2nd, while juniors Aidan Schoen and Jackson Tenny and freshman Riley Sumner all finished 3rd. Freshman Caleb Frankenberger also finished 4th. Head Coach Joe Wier is proud of his team. “The kids are really committed and they worked hard, they really earned that five-peat. I think we have a great group of kids that train hard in the off season,” Wier said. The Lancers will face Rockwood rivals Marquette Jan. 31 and will face Francis Howell and Waynesville Feb. 1.

 

Girls Wrestling

The Lady Lancers beat Eureka 54-21. They followed up with a win at the Lindbergh Invitational. Senior Toby Goertz and Maddie Johnson both finished 1st, as well as sophomore Layla Gardner. Senior Mera Flores, junior Hannah Henderson and sophomores Rory Flores and Ella Kimbrough all finished 2nd. Junior Ashlee Dakin finished 3rd. Henderson reached 100 varsity wins with her 2nd place finish. Junior Paiten Gastreicht-Hurst and freshman Raquel Saddler finished 4th. Mera was proud of her finish despite losing in the finals. “I wrestled this girl before and she pinned me in the 2nd period, the first time around. But this time, I still lost but I wrestled all 6 minutes. I felt like [I] closed the gap a little bit,” Mera said.  The Lady Lancers will face Rockwood rivals Marquette Jan. 31 and will clash with Francis Howell and Waynesville Feb. 1.

 

Girls Swimming and Diving

The Lady Lancers won the Springfield Invitational. Senior Ellie Kipper finished 1st in the 500-meter freestyle and sophomore Isabella Clerico finished 1st in the 100-meter butterfly. Senior Megan Bilsland finished 2nd in the 100-meter backstroke. Clerico and freshman Reagen Poggio finished 3rd in the 500-meter freestyle and 50-meter freestyle, respectively. In the 200-meter individual medley, junior Nour Abdennadher finished 4th. In the freestyle relay, a team consisting of Bilsland, Clerico, Kipper and junior Talia Ramsey finished 5th. The Lady Lancers will compete in the Suburban Conference Yellow Pool Swim Meet Jan. 30 and 31. The meet will be at Lafayette.

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