Athletics

Knights Baseball Starts Season 7-0 

The Knights baseball team began their season with seven wins during their first week of action. On Monday, the Knights’ bats came alive as they defeated Summit, 17-1 at Vanderbilt’s Hawkins Field. Later in the week, the Knights faced Brentwood Academy in their district series opener, sweeping the Eagles, 6-2, 7-3, and 5-4. Over the weekend, JPII traveled to West Tennessee where they defeated Millington Central, 7-0; Tipton-Rosemark, 3-0; and Christian Brothers, 7-1.

 

Soccer Team Defeats MLK

In the season opener, the Knights jumped out to an early lead and held tight as they defeated Martin Luther King, 3-1. Matt Hauck and Alonzo Angel provided two of the Knights’ goals while the third was scored by MLK for the Knights.

 

Tennis Teams Face Goodpasture in Opener

The women’s tennis team defeated Goodpasture, 7-2 in their first match of the season. Cate Kroeger, Kathleen McLeod, Hannah Jones, MaryAnn Steiner and Mel Williams each won their singles matches, while Clare Steiner/Cate Kroeger and Kathleen McLeod/Hannah Jones defeated the Lady Cougars in doubles. In men’s action, the Knights fell to the Cougars 2-7. Andy Nguyen racked up a win in singles, while Jordan Keef/Luke Kroeger won in doubles.