With seconds ticking down, Aiyanah Simms scored her seventh goal of the game to beat the Irish, 17-16. Maddie Barber also contributed to the offensive production with four goals. Earlier in the week, the Lady Knights fell to Harpeth Hall, 2-16.
In last Thursday’s track meet at Lipscomb, the Knights posted several top four finishes including two firsts. Chris Bell won 1st in the high jump with a height of 6’2”. Avishai Lowery won 1st in the long jump with a jump of 20’3.5”. Michael Musacchio finished 2nd in the 3,200 meter run; Josh Smith finished 3rd in the 200 meter run; Owen McCrath finished 4th in the 800 meter run; and Alayna Maslinski finished 4th in the women’s 400 meter dash. Creed McEntire finished 3rd in the 300 meter hurdles.
Pace Dempsey drove in 4 runs as the Knights defeated Baylor, 12-1 in game one of the series. Pitcher Mason Hickman was credited with the win. In game two, Pace Dempsey proved to be the hero again with a walk-off hit to beat Baylor, 4-3. Game 3 of the series will be played on Tuesday.
Edgar Angel (2) and Ian Leonard (1) provided the Knights’ offensive production as JPII defeated Ensworth 3-1 last Wednesday. In Friday’s action, the Knights fell to Father Ryan, 1-7. Edgar Angel was responsible for the Knights’ only goal.
Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams faced Merrol Hyde last Thursday. The Lady Knights were able to finish their match, winning 5-1. MaryAnn Steiner, Hannah Jones, and Cate Kroeger each won in singles, while Cate Kroeger/Kathleen McLeod and Annalee Tanner/Mel Williams won in doubles. The men began their match with Jordan Keef winning is singles and Luke Kroeger/Jordan Keef wining in doubles before the match was called due to rain.
The Knights struggled in last week’s action falling to Ravenwood, 11-13; Father Ryan, 11-15; and Houston, 13-14.