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Wrestler hits 100 wins, swimming finishes 4th in invitational

Weekly Sports Update Jan. 8-22
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Gliding through the water, Ellie Kipper competes in freestyle at the Kirkwood Invitational. The Lady Lancers placed 4th at the meet.

Boys Basketball

The Lancers went 1-4 in the last two weeks. They first lost to Liberty 65-55. Then they bounced back and beat Parkway West 40-37 during their Senior Night. The Lancers then went 0-3 in the North Kansas City Tournament. They first lost to North Kansas City 58-20, Kipp 63-59 and then Truman 47-41.

 

Girls Basketball

The Lady Lancers went 2-3 in the last two weeks. They first lost to Webster Groves 53-39. Then they won against Parkway Central 44-41 during their Senior Night. They then went 1-2 in the Frontenac Tournament. They lost to Fort Scott 57-30, Blue Valley Southwest 57-28 and then beat Seneca 52-23. The Lady Lancers will play away at Clayton Jan. 24. 

 

Hockey

The Lancers lost to Vianney 7-3 last week. Then they lost to Kirkwood 6-2. The Lancers will face Parkway West Jan. 26.  

 

Boys Wrestling

The Lancers beat Seckman 51-27. They then traveled to the Winnetonka Tournament and finished 3rd. Senior Drew Mattison finished 2nd, and senior Dylan Roth and freshman Riley Sumner finished 4th. Then freshmen Caleb Frankenberger and Carter Brown both finished fifth. While junior Aidan Schoen finished 3rd, he also hit another milestone: 100 wins. The Lancers will travel to duel Eureka Jan. 24. Then they will travel to the Kyle Thrasher Tournament at Francis Howell Jan. 26.  

 

Girls Wrestling

The Lady Lancers beat Edwardsville 39-36. Then they traveled to Summit for the Sheri Lance Tournament and placed 4th.  Seniors Toby Goertz and Maddie Johnson won their brackets. Juniors Aaliyah Grammer and Hannah Henderson both placed 2nd. Sophomores Rory Flores, Layla Gardner and Ella Kimbrough all placed 3rd. Then senior Mera Flores and junior Ashlee Dakin both placed 4th. The Lady Lancers then beat Seckman 57-16.  Then the Lady Lancers won the Washington “Iron Jay” Tournament. Seniors Toby Goertz and Maddie Johnson, juniors Aaliyah Grammer and Hannah Henderson and sophomore Ella Kimbrough all won their brackets. Junior Paiten Gastreich-Hurst and sophomore Layla Gardner finished 3rd. Senior Mera Flores finished 4th. The Lady Lancers will also face Eureka Jan. 24. They will go to the Lindbergh Tournament Jan. 26. 

 

Girls Swimming and Diving

The Lady Lancers started last week with a 114-72 loss to Marquette. They then bounced back, placing 4th in the Kirkwood Invitational. Junior Lucia Tenny finished 2nd in Diving. Then in the 100-metter butterfly, sophomore Isabella Clerico placed 3rd. In the 200-meter individual medley junior Nour Abdennadher finished in 4th place. The 200-meter freestyle relay consisting of senior Ellie Kipper, Clerico and freshmen Claire Luna and Sydney Schulze also finished 4th. Then the Lady Lancers went 1-1-1 in their meets. They first lost to Eureka 102-84, then tied Parkway West 85-85 and finished off the week winning their tri-meet against Lindbergh and Parkway North with a score of 144. The Lady Lancers will face Parkway West again at home Jan. 24. Then they will go to the Springfield Invitational Jan. 26.

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