The Lady Knights track team took 3rd place yesterday at the Sam Smith Invitational. Keonna Chumbley took 1st place in the 400 meter dash, while Leanna Pearson placed 2nd in the long jump, and Adrianna Cadena placed 2nd in the 200 meter dash. The men’s team placed 5th out of 11 teams. Avishai Lowry won the high jump, while Antwan Roberts placed 4th in the 100 meter dash. Samuel McGrath placed 5th in the 1600 meter run, and Owen McGrath placed 4th in the 800 meter run.
The Knights baseball team won two out of three games against Lipscomb Academy last week. In game 1, Grayson Lang, Jake Rucker, and Benny Ennis each drove a run in as the Knights defeated the Mustangs, 3-2. In the second game of the series, Jake Rucker led the Knights with 4 RBI’s as JPII won, 10-6. In game 3, the Knights struggled offensively falling to the Mustangs, 2-15.
The Lady Knights softball team dropped two regional games in last week’s action. On Tuesday, the Lady Knights struggled offensively falling to Lipscomb Academy, 0-3. On Thursday, errors plagued the Lady Knights as they fell to Brentwood Academy, 9-11. Caitlyn Brinkley, Anna Wantz, Hannah Peach, Lillie VanMetre, and Natalie Yarbrough each went 2 for 3 at the plate.
Women’s Tennis Team Defeats Merroll Hyde
The Lady Knights tennis team defeated Merroll Hyde, 7-2 last Thursday. Kathleen McCleod, Cate Kroeger, Clare Steiner, MaryAnn Steiner, and Hannah Grubbs each won their singles matches. Earlier in the week, the Lady Knights fell to Goodpasture, 3-6, and Bowling Green, 2-3. The men’s tennis team dropped all three of their matches last week falling to Bowling Green, 0-5; Goodpasture, 3-6; and Merroll Hyde, 4-5.
The Lady Knights lacrosse team suffered two losses last week against Ensworth, 1-22 and USN, 5-15. In the contest against USN, Leah Swan and Amanda Amorese led all Lady Knights’ scorers with 2 goals each.
The Knights soccer team turned the ball over too many times and failed to score as they fell to MBA, 0-5. The Knights will face Ensworth on April 17th at 6:00 p.m.
In last week’s action, the Knights suffered two losses. On Tuesday, the Knights fell to Ensworth 5-10. In Thursday’s action, the Knights fell to Father Ryan, 11-12. Michael Martini led the Knights with 2 goals.