The Knights hockey team defeated Independence/Summit, 9-4, last Monday Tommy Chunckukov recorded a hat trick with 3 goals, followed by J.T. Ernst, Nathan Hollis, Connor Bennett, Max Galpin, and Dylan Guy with one goal each. Jackson Cook recorded 13 saves on goal. On Wednesday, the Knights fell to MBA, 1-9, after being penalized 6 times for 33 minutes resulting in 3 power play goals for the Big Red. J. T. Ernst scored the Knights only goal.
The JPII men’s basketball team fell to MBA, 49-58 last Tuesday. Sam Specht led the Knights with 16 points, while Michael Martini finished with 12. Later in the week, the Knights travelled to Ensworth and fell to the Tigers, 64-88. Sam Specht racked up 19 to lead all Knights’ scorers. Sabino Otira chipped in with 16 points and 5 rebounds.
The Lady Knights basketball team finished the regular season with loses to Harpeth Hall, 28-35, in a very physical game and to Ensworth, 43-67. Ashley Malone led all Lady Knights’ scorers for the week with 14 points against Harpeth Hall and 26 against Ensworth. The Lady Knights finished 5th in the region and will play host to Baylor in the first round of the TSSAA tournament on Tuesday at 6:00 pm.
Freshman Kyler Oathout competed in the TSSAA State Wrestling Tournament in Franklin last Friday and finished 7th overall after falling 1-2 against the top seed in the state in a hard fought match.
Malone and Specht Receive Post-Season Honors
Junior point guard Ashley Malone and sophomore sharp-shooter Sam Specht were named to the All-Region team this week. Malone averages 11.6 points and 3.4 steals per game, while Specht averages 14.3 points per game.