Spring Sports continue play this week. Lacrosse hosts Senior Night against Bella Vista on Tuesday. Softball travels to Davis on Tuesday and hosts Elk Grove on Thursday. Swimming and diving host Monterey Trail on Wednesday. Track and Field will be represented at the Stanford Invitational on Friday and Saturday, while swimming will compete in the NorCal Championships. For a complete list of Athletic Events, click here.
ELK GROVE, Calif. – The St. Francis track and field team defeated Elk grove 79-47 on Tuesday in a Delta League dual meet.
Senior Meaghan Rogers won the 100 meters in 12.66, while senior Aly Shebert was second in the 200m in 27.02. Sophomore Taylor Givens was the top finisher in the 400m, placing third in 1:04.30 and senior Meredith Wong was third in the 800m (2:48.70).
In the hurdles, sophomore Serena Shimada won the 100m hurdles in 16.60 and senior Elizabeth Hennessy claimed the 300m hurdles in a season-best 45.79.
Jada Kanemasu is in her third season with the St. Francis varsity softball team. She has recorded 20 career victories after going 8-2 as a junior with a 3.25 ERA. She likes spending time with her family and friends. She has two little nephews.
Sarah Westover is in her fourth season with the St. Francis lacrosse program. She has scored 101 goals in her career after her six-goal performance against Palo Alto on Tuesday. She has signed to play next year at USC. She has chickens, horses, two dogs and used to have a turkey named Fred.
How is your senior season going?
“It is going really good. Senioritis is really kicking in. This season has been awesome. We have really been taking it and dominating. I am really looking forward to college.”
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis softball team lost to Christian Brothers on Saturday 4-3 in the annual Albie Aware games at River City High School.
“We have been playing much better the last few games and we started off well,” said Head Coach Kevin Warren. “We opened the door on a couple of plays defensively. They capitalized and scored four run off it.”
Sophomore Sydney Littles went 3-for-4 with two runs scored to pace the Troubadours offense.
RIO LINDA, Calif. – The St. Francis diving team recorded the top two places, four of the top five and nine of the top 10 performances on Wednesday against Davis in the dual with the Blue Devils.
Junior Molly Wilson had a season-best 266.85 to lead the team, posting a score pf 266.85. Junior Julia Endicott was second with a season-best 189.45. Camille Lutes had her season best with a 132.45 to finish fourth and Allie Belafsky scored a season-best 126.15.
Overall, 11 divers had season-best performances against Davis.
PALO ALTO, Calif. – Senior Sarah Westover, a USC signee, scored six goals to help St. Francis to a 17-8 win over Palo Alto Tuesday night. Westover, who entered the season with 83 goals, notched her 100th goal with her fifth goal of the game and added a sixth to finish with 101 for her career.
St. Francis improved to 5-1 on the season entering the match with Sacramento Valley Lacrosse rival Oak Ridge on Friday at Mather Sports Complex.
Avery Myers is in her second season with the varsity lacrosse program after playing two seasons with basketball. She averaged 6.7 points per game as a sophomore. She saw action in 12 games last season, recording 11 ground balls and five takeaways. Avery’s sister, Miranda, graduated from St. Francis in 2015 and runs at Northern Arizona.
How is your senior season going in your second season with lacrosse?
“It is going pretty well. My stick skills are improved but I am still out of shape. That will pass with time.”
Spring Sports continue play this week. Lacrosse hosts Vista del Lago on March 21 and travels to Oak Ridge on March 24. Softball hosts Grant on March 21 and plays at Pleasant Grove on March 23, Swimming and Diving hosts Elk Grove on March 22, and Track and Field runs at Elk Grove on March 21. For a complete list of Athletic Events, click here.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Lyndsay Carpenter has been tabbed the Mountain East Conference women’s lacrosse defensive player of the week.
Carpenter, a junior defender from Sacramento, California, guided the Cardinals defense to its first ever victory over a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) opponent last Tuesday. The Cardinals held Edinboro to 11 goals on their way to a 13-11 victory.
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