In their first match of the season on Wednesday, the Lady Knights fell to Lipscomb, 88-86. Ali McCarthy finished with a team best of 40, followed by Emilee Williams with a 48. The men’s team also lost to Lipscomb Academy, 216-168. Jac Deaton shot a 39, followed by Tristan Gonzalez with a 47.
In their last scrimmage before the regular season begins, the Lady Knights soccer team defeated Wilson Central, 6-1. Tiegan Clausen, (2), Natalie Mertens, (2), Mary Grace Foulke, (1), and Angela Steidl (1) combined to provide for the offensive production for the Lady Knights.
Football Team Finishes Pre-Season With A Win
The Knights Football team traveled to Marshall County over the weekend and scrimmaged the Tigers for two quarters, defeating Marshall County 9-7. The Knights tallied 140 yards in total offense with 86 yards passing and 54 yards rushing. The Knights open their regular season this week at Whites Creek High School on Friday at 7:00 pm.
Three Knights Verbally Commit to Play at Next Level
Three JPII seniors have already verbally committed to continue their athletic careers at the next level. Jake Rucker has verbally committed to the University of Tennessee to play baseball and continue his education. Reanna McNair will continue her lacrosse career at Transylvania University where one of JPII’s assistant coaches, Rachel Harrison, played in college. Anna Wantz will continue her softball career at Campbellsville University next fall. Congratulations to all of these JPII athletes.