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2015 Diving Season Highlights

  • Freshman Julia Coss competed at the first CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships held at Clovis West High School and finished 22nd overall.
  • Coss finished third and earned a berth in the first CIF State Diving Championships to be held May 22 at Clovis West High School. She was one of five divers who competed at the Sac-Joaquin Section finals Saturday at Buchanan High School, the most of any school in the section.
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2015 Swimming Highlights

  • Juniors Emily Peters and Chloe Mitchell both qualified for the first CIF State Championships and the St. Francis swimming team placed fourth overall in the varsity meet at the Sac-Joaquin Section Swimming Championships held at Tokay High School.
  • Peters swam in the 50-meter freestyle and clocked a time of 24.24 to finish 22nd overall.
  • Peters qualified to swim at the first CIF state championships in the 50 freestyle after her sixth-place finish in time of 24.29.
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2015 Lacrosse Highlights

  • St. Francis finished the season with a 7-10 overall record and 4-6 overall in the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse League (fourth). The Troubadours finished the season ranked No. 20 in the North Coast Section and No. 7 in Division I by LaxPower.
  • St. Francis placed six players on the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference All-League team, including first-team selections Ryleigh Bone for the second consecutive season.
  • Bone, who is from Granite Bay, was second on the team with 35 goals, nine assists and 44 points.
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2015 Soccer Highlights

  • St. Francis was ranked No. 5 in the state and No. 52 in the nation according to MaxPreps High School Soccer Poll. SF was also ranked No. 4 in Region 5 and No. 20 in the nation in the final NSCAA poll.
  • St. Francis advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section championship for the second straight season before falling to Franklin. The Troubadours defeated No. 1 seed and overall state-ranked No. 1 Davis 1-0 in the semifinals.
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2015 Softball Highlights

  • The St. Francis softball team advanced to the double-elimination second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs. The Troubadours opened with a 9-7 win over McClatchy before losing to Bella Vista (12-8) and River City (8-4). Overall, St. Francis went 16-14 and 9-5 in the Delta League to finish third overall.
  • Senior Danika Bailey was named the Delta League Co-Player of the Year. The Cal signee hit a league-best .642, an average that ranked among the Top 100 players in the country and fifth-best in the section, with a .660 average in league play.
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Booster Club Leadership and Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Awards Announced

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The St. Francis Booster Club Leadership and Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Awards were presented at the Senior Awards Ceremony May 13 and numerous student-athletes were recognized among the honorees.

Soccer player Anna Gregg and water polo’s Lauren Charter received the Scholar-Athlete Awards, while cross country/track athlete Miranda Myers and basketball player Susie Rogers received the Leadership Awards. 

Each student-athlete will receive a $1000 scholarship to be used for their school. 

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2014 Tennis Highlights

The Troubadour tennis team advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinals for the second consecutive season before losing 5-4 at St. Mary’s. They team advanced in the playoffs with wins over Franklin (S) and Gregori of Modesto.

The team posted a 14-4 overall record under Kristi Spector, including a 10-2 Delta League mark to finish second.

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2014 Cross Country

  • St. Francis finished third at the CIF State Championships, recording a Top-10 finish for the fourth consecutive season and third top-five placing in the last four years.
    • State Meet Team Results: 1. Great Oak 45; 2. Bella Vista 141; 3. St. Francis 186; 4. Clovis North 198; 5. Trabuco Hills 203. State Meet Individual Results: 26. Miranda Myers, 18:43; 30. Peyton Bilo, 18:53; 38. Ariane Arndt, 18:55; 60. Ava Nkadi, 19:12; 93. Sydney Vandegrift, 19:36; 127. Chase Worthen, 20:15; 154.
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2015 Science Olympiad Division C Tournament

Congratulations to Frosh Olivia Fu who earned a 3rd place medal in “Air Trajectory”. She had to build a device that would launch a ping pong ball at a specific target, not knowing the exact target distance ahead of time. Our team earned 9th place overall out of 24 teams. 

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Congratulations to the SF Mock Trial Team!

Congratulations to the St. Francis Mock Trial team for their win in Round 2 of the Mock Trial competition.  The defense team was able to successfully defend their client, Evan Shem, leading to an acquittal.

A special congratulations is also presented to Frances Barbour and Kayla Hall who won the MVP awards for their rounds respectively.
The competition continues on Monday, February 23rd.

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Mixon Nominated as Candidate for US Presidential Scholarship in the Arts!

Mixon Nominated as Candidate for US Presidential Scholarship in the Arts!

Congrats to Caroline Mixon, who was nominated by YoungArts as a candidate for the 2015 US Presidential Scholarship in the Arts! She was one of 40 of the 170 YoungArts Finalists (who were selected from over 11,000 applicants) to be nominated!

Here is the youtube video of her performance in Miami. She is singing a song from the musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” which was the first show she every did at St. Francis when she was a freshman.  2011: Caroline Mixon in "Thoroughly Modern Millie"

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2014 Volleyball Highlights

  • St. Francis advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section semifinals before losing to eventual state runner-up Pitman. They were the No. 4 seed overall entering the tournament.
  • The Troubadours posted a 30-12 overall record under Head Coach Alynn Wright, who coached her 26th season at St. Francis. St.
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SF Students Place at Cal-Western Vocal Competition

Congrats to Alexandra, Natalie, Mrs. Harris and all of the students who competed!

Congrats to SFHS students Alexandra Oliva, ‘15 and Natalie Sulzinger, ‘16, who were awarded 2nd and 3rd place in the Cal-Western Vocal Competition (upper high school category) sponsored by the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) held at CSUS this past weekend!!

Singers age 14-adult from 3 states participated in this annual event for both classical and musical theater vocalists.

Other students who participated were Emily West ‘16, Amanda Hoffman ‘15, Annemarie Mullen’ 17 and Madeleine Vine, ‘17. All are students of the wonderful Tina Harris. Special Kudos to Mrs. Harris, for all of her hard work as well!

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2014 Water Polo Highlights

  • St. Francis advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Division I Section Finals before losing to Delta League and section rival Davis. The Troubadours went 17-11 on the season with a 2-1 mark in league play.
  • Charter was named the team’s Most Valuable Player She scored a team-best 55 goals and 78 points to lead the Troubadours to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Division I finals for the third consecutive season. A two-time USA Water Polo Academic All-American, she earned all-section and All-Delta League first-team honors in 2014.
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2014 Golf Highlights

  • St. Francis finished sixth at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament. Junior Kate Swanson and freshman Chase Saca tied for team-best honors with rounds of 88. The Troubadours advanced to the Masters with a fourth-place finish at the Division I tournament.
  • Senior Victoria Ramirez was a three-year member of the varsity team. She carded a person-best three-over par 39 against Monterey Trail on Oct. 13.
  • St. Francis went 6-1 in the inaugural season of the revamped Delta League, placing second overall.
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SF MUN 2014

Congratulations to the SFHS Delegates of our MUN team, who competed yesterday at the SF State MUN Conference! 
We were broadly recognized by the Chairs yesterday with awards as follows:

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2014 Lacrosse Highlights

  • St. Francis advanced to the North Coast Section playoffs and lost in the first round at Granite Bay. The Troubadours finished the season with a 9-10 overall record.
  • St. Francis placed six players on the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference All-League team, including three first-team selections. Juniors Hayley Kusserow, Ryleigh Bone and Erika Palmer were all first-team selections as selected by the league coaches.
  • Kusserow led the team in scoring with 57 goals and was named the team’s Most Valuable Attacker.
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2014 Soccer Highlights

  • The St. Francis soccer team earned the No. 1 ranking in the state of California and No. 17 national ranking by MaxPreps following their Sac-Joaquin Section win. 
  • St. Francis won their 13th section title in school history and first since 2010 with a 1-0 win over Oak Ridge. The Troubadours finished a 21-3-5 season with a postseason run that included wins over Armijo (4-2), Enochs (5-4), Granite Bay (1-0) and Oak Ridge (1-0) in the SJS playoffs.
  • Junior Anna Gregg was the Co-Player of the Year in the Delta River League, helping St.
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2013 Volleyball Highlights

  • St. Francis advanced to both the CIF State Volleyball Nor Cal and Sac-Joaquin Section Finals before losing to eventual state champion Granite Bay in each match. They were the No. 2 seed in both brackets.
  • The Troubadours posted a 34-9 overall record under Head Coach Alynn Wright, who celebrated her 25th season directing the St. Francis program.
  • The Troubadours won the Delta River League title with a perfect 10-0 record, winning the league title for the 16th consecutive season.
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2013 Water Polo Highlights

  • St. Francis advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section Finals before losing to Davis in the first season under former Olympian and USA Water Polo Player of the Year Heather Moody. The Troubadours went 18-13 on the season.
  • Three St. Francis water polo players garnered Academic All-America honors from USA Water Polo with outstanding achievement designation for qualifying with a 4.0 GPA or better.
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2013 Golf Highlights

  • St. Francis finished eighth at the NCGA/CIF Girls Nor Cal Championship. The Troubadours advanced with a third-place finish at Masters.
  • Head Coach Cindy Mah-Lyford was named the Northern California Girls’ Golf Coach of the Year by the California Coaches’ Association.
  • Senior Ileana MacDonald shot a team-best six-over par 78 to lead St. Francis to the Sac-Joaquin Division I North Section title for the eighth consecutive season at Rocklin Golf Club.
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2014 Swimming Highlights

  • The St. Francis swimming team finished third overall at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships at Tokay High School, finishing behind Granite Bay and Davis.
  • St. Francis won the Delta River League title for the sixth consecutive season, recording an impressive 19 event wins at the El Dorado Hills swimming complex.
  • The Troubadours had nine varsity event winners at the Delta River League Championships, earning each individual All-League honors.
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2014 Diving Highlights

  • Senior Allison Autrey finished seventh and junior Patty Sullivan was ninth at the Sac-Joaquin Section Diving Finals contested at McClatchy High School.
  • Sullivan won the Delta River League individual title, scoring a 375.25 to claim the individual league diving title and earn All-DRL honors.
  • Sullivan also won the St. Mary’s Invitational on April 11 in Stockton.
  • Autrey signed to compete for UC Davis in the fall.

Individual Honors

All-Delta River League

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2013 Cross Country Highlights

  • St. Francis finished ninth at the CIF State Championships, recording a Top-10 finish for the third consecutive season. Senior Lauren LaRocco finished sixth overall and junior Miranda Myers was 10th.
  • St. Francis was second overall in the Sac-Joaquin Section meet to Davis.
  • LaRocco won her third consecutive Delta River League title to lead the St. Francis team to the team title.
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2014 Basketball Highlights

  • St. Francis advanced to the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs, losing to McClatchy. The Troubadours defeated Edison in the first round. They went 6-4 in Delta River League action, finishing third overall in the standings.
  • Junior Susie Rogers was named the Outstanding Offensive Player on the varsity team. She averaged 9.6 points per game, the second-best total on the team, while recording 5.5 rebounds per contest and a team-best 3.2 assists.
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2014 Softball Highlights

  • The St. Francis softball team went 13-11-1 overall and 5-5 in the Delta River League.
  • Garcia posted a .443 batting average with a team-best 35 hits and 30 runs scored for the Troubadours, earning All-Delta River League honors. She was also the winner of the team’s Most Inspirational Award. She will play at Cal Poly.
  • Marks, who was also a DRL first-team selection, batted .432 on the season with a team- best 30 RBI.
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2014 Track and Field Highlights

  • 21st-place State Championship Finish (10 points)
  • Delta River League and Sac-Joaquin Section Champions

Seven CIF State Championship Qualifiers in Six Events

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Get to Know: Volleyball’s #5 Carly Simpson

Carly Simpson is in her fourth season with the varsity team. She missed most of her sophomore year with a knee injury and has recovered to be one of the team leaders this year. She went on a four-week trip to Europe this summer that kicked off what she hopes is a great senior year. She has a twin brother, Chris, at Jesuit.

What does it feel like to be a senior?
“Senior year. It is definitely different. I have always been the younger one and now I am the older one. I feel like I have to show a sense of responsibility and leadership to the team.”