The JPII men’s bowling team started the 2019-20 season with victories over Goodpasture, 22-5, and Ensworth, 23-4, while the Lady Knights started the season with a victory, defeating Goodpasture, 22-5. Chris Muller and Nick Herzer led the way for the Knights for the week, while Katie Dorr and Arianne Dayrit topped the Lady Knights with high scores.
Seniors Roxy Preston, Madeline Hartlage, and Lauren Cameron celebrated Senior Night with a big win over Hume Fogg, 5-1. Katie Whiting scored three goals, followed by Cruz Grinolds and Natale Mertens with one each. Earlier in the week, the Lady Knights tied Ensworth, 1-1. Cruz Grinolds scored the Lady Knights only goal assisted by Mia Markham.
The Lady Knights volleyball team ended their regular season with wins over White House and Lipscomb, but fell to Brentwood Academy. JPII faced Ensworth in the regional tournament on Thursday. The Lady Knights fought hard taking the first two sets, but then fell in the final three, losing to Ensworth 2-3 and ending their season. Congratulations to Lillie Van Metre for being named to the All-Region Team.
The Lady Knights cross country team placed 9th out of 39 teams in the Jesse Owens Classic in Alabama over Fall Break. Cordelia Burks placed 8th overall and broke a JPII school record with a time of 19:56. The men’s cross country team placed 15thout of 41 tams with Matthew Solarz and Owen de Giorgio leading the way for the Knights.
The Knights football team were held to just 72 yards rushing and turned the ball over three times as they fell to MBA, 10-24. Sawyer Watts completed 16 out of 34 attempts for 207 yards with Rory White as his primary receiver with nine receptions for 150 yards. Defensively, Jay Wright led the Knights with 10 tackles followed by Pius Onaghinor with nine.